Prof. Rangika Halwatura holds a Ph.D. (Structural and Building Services Engineering)the University of Moratuwa, B.Sc. Engineering - First Class Honours the University of Moratuwa and is also Chartered Engineer- Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka.
He is Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering- the University of Moratuwa since 2016 as well as Commissioner of the Sri Lanka Inventors Commission. He was the member of National Education Commission, Council Member of National Human Recourse Development Council (NHRDC) and Committee member for Education Standing Committee, National Education Commission, of the Committee on Formation of an Education Policy Framework. Further he was a Board member of Academic affairs committee, National institute of Education.
Prof. Rangika has published 108 publications and he has obtained patents for more than 10 products. What is more he has received many awards; Outstanding Research award with distinction from the University of Moratuwa, Outstanding Green Professional of the Year Award from the Sri Lanka Green Building Council, Asia Pacific Housing Innovation Awards (runners up), Presidential Awards for Academic Publications, etc..