The Building and Structural Engineering division has well equipped laboratories; Structural Mechanics and Building Materials and Construction and it is one of the main divisions in the department.
By conducting modules, laboratory experiments and other relevant programs, Building and Structural Engineering Division contributes to develop the professional career of the undergraduate students as realistic engineers. In addition, consultancy services and researches are conducted under the supervision of four Senior Lecturers, with post graduate qualifications from leading universities in the Japan, United Kingdom and Australia.
The members of academic staff of the division are very actively involved in the activities of the Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka and the Society of Structural Engineers, Sri Lanka. The division contributes to the continuing professional development of the practicing Civil and Structural engineers in a major way by conducting postgraduate programs and short courses on specialized topics as and when required.