Chandra Abesingha, P.E. – CEO/Principal Engineer

Chandra Abesingha is the Founder, Principal, and CEO of CE Associates.  As the CEO of the company, she is responsible for management, administration, business development, operation, and supervision of the company staff.  Mrs. Abesingha has over 30 years experience in planning, design, and contract administration of various public facilities.  Her experience includes:  hydrology, hydraulics, storm water management and detention, water distribution systems, wastewater collections systems, and site development for recreational, commercial, educational and various public facilities. As a commitment to client satisfaction, Mrs. Abesingha oversees each and every project undertaken by CE Associates She is also responsible for quality assurance and quality control to ensure our services meet all objectives and goals.

Professional Qualifications

  • Professional Engineer (AL, GA, MS, LA & TX) in Civil Engineering
  • National Council of Examiners for Engineers & Surveyors (NCEES) certification
  • Charted Engineer, Engineering Council, United Kingdom, 1986 (#367762), in Civil Engineering


  • M.S. Civil Engineering, Mississippi State University, MS, 1994
  • B.S. Civil Engineering, University of Sri Lanka, 1978


  • SWE Nominee for Engineer of the Year Award, Year 2001, Engineering Council of Birmingham, Alabama           
  • Member, Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
  • Chair-Election Committee – 2004, SWE Representative for Engineering Council of Birmingham 2004
  • Chair – Award Committee, 2002, 2003, and 2004 Engineering Council of Birmingham
  • Member, American Society of Civil Engineers
  • Member, Society of American Military Engineers