Dr. Chandana Peiris

Structural Specialist

Chandana Peiris is a structural engineer with extensive knowledge in structural design of concrete, steel and masonry structures. He has worked at MMP Engineering since completing his graduate studies in 2012. He is enthusiastic on delivering practical and innovative structural design solutions in challenging circumstances. He is primarily involved during design development and working drawing phases of a project.

At MMP Engineering, he has been involved in structural design of key projects such as: ATCO Headquarters, Parkview Residential, Grove of Varsity Mid-rise residential project, Vogue high rise residential tower and Seton senior living projects.

Chandana is very competent in the use of state of the art technology for structural analysis and design which includes comprehensive linear and non-linear computer programs such as ABAQUS, ETABS, SAFE and ANACAP.

He is always open to questions from young, learning engineers, and takes considerable time out to guide them, point them in the right direction, and help them develop into well rounded engineers.


Chandana is passionate about hand crafts that require skill and has been working on a canoe after completing renovations to his cabin.


Professional Member of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA)


PhD – specialized in concrete structures – 2012
University of Calgary

MSc in Structural Engineering – 2008
University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka

BSc in Civil Engineering (Structures) – 2005
University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka