Impact Assessment and Mitigation Specialists

Environmental Impact | Social Impact | Cultural Impact | Economic Impact | Political Impact | Geo-Political Impact

Indrajith Wijewickrama

Partner Consultant

M.Sc. in Geo-information and Earth Observation, International Institute for Aerospace Survey and earth Sciences (ITC), The Netherlands (2001)

PGD in Applied Geomorphology and Engineering Geological Survey, International Institute for Aerospace Survey and earth Sciences (ITC), The Netherlands (1998)

B.Sc. (Special ) Degree in Geology, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka (1998)

Geotechnical Investigations: deep drilling, laboratory testing, data interpretations | Slope stability analysis for civil engineering constructions | Geophysical surveys for subsurface explorations for engineering, mineral, water explorations | Electrical Resistivity and Electro-magnetic Survey (VLF) methods and Aerial photo interpretation for exploring ground water | Location of tube well sites using geological & morphological feature analysis | Lithological logging of bore-hole samples

  • Consultant Geologist, Slope Solutions, Kandy, Sri Lanka (2016 onwards)
  • Director / Project Management Division, Senior Scientist (Eng. Geologist), Landslide Studies and Services Division, National Building Research Organization ( NBRO) (1991/16)
  • Engineering Geologist, Joint venture Samanala wewa ( Nippon Koei Co.Ltd.- Japan, Electrowatt Co.Ltd. – Switzerland and CECB) project, Central Engineering Consultancy Bureau (CECB) (1989/91)
  • Hydrogeologist, Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Project (GTZ), Kurunegala, Sri Lanka (1988/89)

Have handled multi-million dollar projects on land subsidence hazard assessment, landslide hazard mitigation, geophysical surveys and analyses (Resistivity Imaging surveys, Ground penetrating Radar-GPR- & Seismic Surveys), geotechnical investigations for ground improvement, foundation design, slope stability analyses, design of mitigation measures (landslides, road side slope failures & road subsidence)

  • Ground Water quality in the Western Vijayan complex; Landslides in Nuwara Eliya district
  • Designing a methodology for identification of run-out area of landslides – Application of GIS for landslide hazard zonation

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