Promotion to the Post of Professor

Published on
2021/03/29 - 09:18

Prof. WDAS Wijayapala has been promoted to the post of Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering (on merit) with effect from 14.02.2017. Prof. Wijayapala graduated from University of Moratuwa in 1991 specializing in Electrical Engineering. He has over 25 years of experience in the electrical engineering industry in Sri Lanka. He has worked as a Transformer Design Engineer and Factory Manager at Lanka Transformers Ltd, Diesel Power Plant Project Engineer and Plant Manager at Lakdhanavi Ltd, and Manager-Hydro Power at Nividhu (Pvt) Ltd before joining the Department of Electrical Engineering of the University of Moratuwa in year 2005 as a Senior Lecturer (Gr1). He is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka and an International Professional Engineer. His research interests include Energy planning, Energy Economics, Renewable Energy, Energy and Environment, Power System Analysis, Industrial Safety, Project Management. The Department congratulates Prof. Wijayapala on his new appointment and wishes him a long, happy, and rewarding career.