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Dr. Punchihewa, assumed duties as the new Head of the Department on 1st of March 2020 following a small ceremony graced with the presence of Dean-Engineering; Prof. Nalin Wickramarachchi. DoME wholeheartedly appreciates the vision and leadership given by

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Get yourselves ready to witness the zenith of engineering excellence, at Mech-X 2020, the annual exhibition of final year projects of DoME.

Dates: 24th & 25th of February
Time : 9.00am to 5.00pm
Venue : Mech Hub

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The Inauguration ceremony of intake 13 of MEng/PG Diploma in Energy Technology was held at Department of Mechanical Engineering on 4th November, 2019. The Chief guest for the event was Prof. Rahula Attalage, Former deputy vice chancellor University of

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A Workshop on workplace safety was conducted at Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Moratuwa for all academic and non-academic staff members of the department. The objective of this workshop was to educate the staff regarding the health and safety of

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Head of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Prof. Ruwan Gopura and Eng. Pubudu Ranaweera, Senior Lecturer attached to the Department of Mechanical Engineering visited Beijing Institute of Technology. In their visit they had a discussion to establish a

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The Department of Mechanical Engineering of University of Moratuwa is pleased to announce the commencement of the Postgraduate programme in “Energy Technology” for the academic year 2019/2020 and invites applications for admission from suitably qualified candidates.

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The annual final year projects exhibition of the DoME is scheduled to be held on 21st and 22nd January 2019 from 9.00 a.m. onwards at the department premises.

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University of Moratuwa will entertain applications for the under mentioned posts from suitably qualified persons up to 08th February, 2019.

Faculty of Engineering - Department of Mechanical Engineering

Senior Lecturer Grade I/Senior Lecturer Grade II/Lecturer (

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Prof. Kapila Perera, VC-University of Moratuwa and Prof. Ruwan Gopura, Head-Department of Mechanical Engineering, visited Shandong University of Science and Technology, Qingdao, China, to sign a MoU on a student and staff exchange program in Mechatronics Engineering.

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Calling Applications for Intake 2018/ 2019

Application Deadline: 05th 


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Dear Applicants of MSc/PG Diploma in Building Services Engineering. Thank you for sending an application for the above PG programme. We have received nearly 150 applications this time. Now these applications are being sorted. Once it is done (in another week) we'll call the eligible applicants for Read more

Mr. Jean-Marin Schuh, Ambassador of France to Sri Lanka and the Maldives, conferred the honorary distinction of Order of the Academic Palms award to Prof. Rahula Attalage, Former Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Senior Professor



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Prof. Ruwan Gopura, the head of department of the department of mechanical engineering delivered an invited talk titled "Development of Post-conflict Sri Lanka: Role of Humanitarian Technology" in the Sustainable Humanitarian Technologies Forum of the International Conference on Robotics

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Calling for Applications MSc/PG Dip in Building Services Engineering




The department would like to congratulate Dr. Kanishka Madusanka, for successful completion of his PhD degree under the supervision of Prof. Ruwan Gopura, Dr. Ranjith Amarasinghe, and Prof. George Mann. This is the first-ever PhD graduation from the Department of Mechanical Engineering,

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“I wanted to challenge the conventional belief and social norms which dictated that mechanical engineering is not a field where women can succeed — to prove that gender has no bearing on one’s suitability for a profession.”




The last Sri Lanka Robotics Meetup discussed about robotics and automation. This time, it was all about assistive robots, at the 5th edition of the robotics meetup, which was held on Thursday, 31st of May 2018 at Virtusa Auditorium, Colombo. There were two

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Mr. Sasiranga De Silva, lecturer of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Moratuwa who has won the Asia Pacific Low Carbon Lifestyles Challenge in the Low Carbon Mobility category by developing an affordable conversion kit to allow three wheelers to run on electric power has

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Department Industry Consultative Board (DICB) Meeting of the department of mechanical engineering for the year of 2018 was held at 22nd of February in the engineering faculty boardroom of the University of Moratuwa. All academic staff members of the mechanical engineering

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A group of ten from the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Moratuwa was participated in the end of January for the Japan-Asia Youth Exchange Program in Science (Sakura Exchange Program in Science), which was implemented as a collaboration between University of Miyazaki and
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For the next four-year period, department is going to obtain IESL accreditation which is under the standards of IMechE (UK). An external review was held as a step for this process.

Department of Mechanical Engineering of University of Moratuwa started the M.Eng/PG Dip. In Manufacturing Systems Engineering, this June. Dr. Manoj Ranaweera is the course coordinator. Advanced Aspects of Manufacturing, Computer Integration of Manufacturing, Industrial

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A guest lecture titled “Passenger Car: Trends, Development and opportunity for Research” by Prof. Richard Stobart- an Emeritus Professor of Engineering at Loughborough University, United Kingdom- delivered a special guest lecture on Passenger car trends and development

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