Eng. S. Gowthaman


Department of Engineering Technology




  • Eng. S. Gowthaman is currently working as Lecturer at Department of Engineering Technology, University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka. He completed his B. Sc. Eng. (Hons) Degree specialized in Civil Engineering from the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka in 2015 and Masters (M. Sc. Eng) degree in Geotechnical Engineering from University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka in 2017. He is currently serving as a student counsellor at the Faculty of Technology. In addition, he is one of the member of faculty board of Faculty of Technology. Moreover, he is the chairperson of the Building committee and IT committee of Faculty of Technology. He is also an Associate Member of the Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka (IESL).

Educational Qualification

  • M. Sc. Eng in Geotechnical Engineering (Reading)
  • B. Sc. Eng. (Hons.) in Civil Engineering

Professional Qualification

  • Associate Member of the Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka (IESL).


  • S. Gowthaman, S. Krishnya and M. C. M. Nasvi (December, 2015), Mechanical Behavior of Well-cement cured in saline water: an application to oil and gas wells, Annual research session of SLGS (Sri Lankan Geotechnical Society), pp. [53-57].
  • S. Gowthaman, S. Krishnya and M. C. M. Nasvi (January, 2016), Effect of Salinity on Mechanical Behaviour of Well-cement: Application to Carbon Capture and Storage Wells, Journal of IESL (Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka), Vol. XLIX, No. 01, pp. [21-29].
  • S. Gowthaman, M. C. M. Nasvi and S. Krishnya (December, 2016), Numerical Study of Settlement Behaviour of Axially Loaded Pile Used for High-Rise Building, Proceedings of 7th International Conference of Sustainable Built Environment, pp. [07-15].
  • S. Gowthaman, R. Mafizur and S. S. Sivakumar (January, 2017), Performance Evaluation of Waste Water Treatment Plant: an analysis of FOG removal efficiency, International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, Volume 8, Issue 1, ISSN 2229-5518, pp. [2084-2089].

Research Interest

  • Ground improvement & Numerical Simulations
  • Settlement predictions of Axially loaded piles
  • Carbon capture & storage
  • Wellbore integrity of oil & gas wells