Githmi Samarasekera proudly showcased her first fashion collection for the Colombo Fashion Week (CFW) 2022 that was held on 24th February at the Shangri-la Hotel, Colombo. She is a final year student of Fashion Design and Product Development Degree programme of the Department ofRead more
University of Moratuwa has signed a MoU with American & Efird Lanka (pvt) Ltd with agreement to continue the partnership on number of areas including A & E to be the strategic sewing thread partner to the Department of Textile and Apparel Engineering, Maintenance of designated lectureRead more
The Project: Dreams of Weaving conducted by Dr. Ayesha Wickramashighe and Dr. Sumith Gopura looks at Sri Lankan Handloom artisans’ socio-emotional identities. The 27-yard long continuous fabric woven during the project is reaching to its final stage. Fabulous silence, creativity and tacitRead more
In alignment with the internationalization strategy of the University of Moratuwa, the Department of Textile and Clothing Technology is collaboratively working with the Birmingham City University (BCU), United Kingdom, as the host institution on a staff mobility project funded by theRead more
Mercedes-Benz fashion week (MBFW) is a platform that highlights Sri Lankan talents to the global fashion market. MBFWSL 21 aimed to take Sri Lanka's new design propositions to the view of the international fashion industry. Jinendra Lakmini Hewagama, a graduate designer who currently work as anRead more
The youth magazine ‘Chokolaate’ has created platforms for desiring young designers to showcase their designs through the ‘Mother-Daughter Fashion Designer Contest’. This year’s show was held at Hilton Colombo Residence on 5th December 2021 for a limited audience due to the Covid-19 pandemic andRead more
TextileR: seek to develop the cultural, technical, business, and social change needed to transform the way we produce and live with textiles.Read more
Dr Ayesha Wickramasinghe, a senior lecturer of Fashion Design and Product Development, Department of Textile and Apparel Engineering published a book titled ‘The Dress of Women in Sri Lanka’ sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF) under the publication grantRead more
We are hereby calling applications for a fully funded PhD research project that aims to contribute to the innovation in the Handloom textile industry in Sri Lanka. The ideal candidate needs to be qualified in the field of Woven Textile Design and/or Textile Construction and Engineering and willRead more
Dr. N. D. Wanasekara has been awarded an Investigator Research Grant worth Rs. 5 million titled “Optimizing Wearable Triboelectric Nanogenerators for the Internet of Things (IOT)”. This is a collaborative Research Project with Dr. Ishara Dharmasena at University ofRead more
A joint Sri Lankan-Australian Research Project by Dr Achini Ranaweera, Dr Amali Wijekoon and Professor Brett Martin and.
Dr Sumith Gopura from the Department of Textile and Apparel Engineering virtually presented his ongoing research work on the “TextileR and Fashion Research”seminar held on 18thMarch, 2021 at The Hut (Design Lab), Queensland University of Technology (QUT),Read more
3D clothing simulation has become an integral part of digital product development and, it generates smart workflow in mass production to cater personalized products. The virtual prototyping by 3D CAD systems provides an accurate representation of the fit of clothing based onRead more
“With people all around the globe going under lockdown, this has also been a well-timed cue for humankind to take a step back, reflect, and appreciate nature and tradition while also embracing innovation and the possibilities it can bring. The world has been forced to adapt to new ways of livingRead more
Sri Lanka is famous for its “handicrafts”, or handcrafted artisanal products that create an integral part of our identity, not just as souvenirs for tourists but as products that embody Sri Lankan culture, people and their innate creativity and craftsmanship.
Dr Ayesha Wickramasinghe and Dr Sumith Gopura from Fashion Design and Product Development degree programme, Department of the Textile and Apparel Engineering have been invited by the Ministry of Batik Handloom Fabric & Local Apparel Products to presentRead more
Suffice it to say that 2020 was a strange time, and 2021 while a new year, is set to be equally as strange. In 2020, people all around the world redefined their normal lifestyles. They had to adapt to new changes across all spheres, be it work, education, business and administration, leisure,Read more
Mora Craft Horizon (MCH) enables industry experts sharing their knowledge on circular fashion to Mora Craft Studio (MCS) community.
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who is qualified in the field of Fashion Design and Performing Arts, and interested to be recruited as a full time Research Student.Read more
Course on Natural Batik / Eco -Printing Techniques conducted by Department of Textile and Clothing Technology - University of MoratuwaRead more
Mora Craft Studio is an outcome of a request made by Family Health Bureau (FHB), Ministry of Health Sri Lanka from the Department of Textile and clothing technology, University of Moratuwa in forming a special online programme to empower and assure the psychological wellbeing of youth communityRead more
In alignment with UoM-BCU staff mobility project objectives the above social innovation impact bursary scheme was proposed using the remaining money of staff mobilities. This scheme is expected to (partially) cover production (printing/stitching/material sourcing etc) cost of one selectedRead more
Training Programme on Application & Knowledge Sharing of Batik Techniques and Wearable Accessories will start on August 22,29 Sept 05 2020
Dr Sumith Gopura lecturer attached to the Department of Textile and Clothing Technology has graduated from his PhD in fashion design education in July 2019 under the joint PhD programme between Queensland University of Technology (QUT) Australia and Sri Lanka.
Teejay Lanka PLC, one of the largest knit fabric providers in South Asia, has announced an extension of its support to the University of Moratuwa for another two years, further strengthening a long standing and mutually beneficial partnership.
Fashion Forum " Fashioning the Future" series 2 will be held on 16th August 2019 at The Kingsbury,
The 13th GRADUATION FASHION SHOW of the Department of Textile & Clothing Technology was held on 13th June 2019 at 7.00 pm at Waters Edge, Battaramulla.
* Fashion of Royalty: Kotte Kingdom of Sri Lanka - Dr. Priyanka Virajini Medagedara Karunaratne
*Fashions of Royalty: The Kandyan Kingdom of Sri Lanka - Dr. Gayathri Madubhani Ranathunga
The Annual MAS Awards Ceremony 2018 was held on the28th of February 2019 at Galle Face Hotel , Colombo with participation of top ranking personals at MAS cluster and other universities.Read more
The second year Textile Design students of Fashion Design & Product Development Degree course have completed their Industry Collaboration Team Projects successfully with Hayleys Fabrics PLC, Neboda, Horana.Read more
Three day Batik workshop was organized for the 1st year Fashion Designing and Product Development students on 10th, 11th and 12th December. Workshop was conducted by Mr. W. S. A. Rajakaruna. Head of the department Prof. (Read more
The final-year project of Yasith Perera and Malindu Mohotti titled “Development of a Stretchable Conductive Yarn for Electronic Textiles” won the Manamperi Award, for the best engineering final year undergraduate group project carried out at a Faculty of Engineering in a Sri LankanRead more
International Leadership Forum & Awards, 2018 was held at Hotel Mt.Read more
Department Industrial Consultative Board 2018 was held on 1st November 2018 at the department auditorium .
Mrs. Achini Ranaweera, a lecturer (probationary) from Department of Textile and Clothing Technology received the Highly commended award at the 2018 QUT Business School Research Colloquium. The research colloquium had close to 35 participants from all businessRead more
Prof. (Mrs) Samudrika Wijayapala , Head of the Department of Textile and Clothing Technology participated as the Key Note Speaker & chair of the 3rd international conference on Apparel Textiles and Fashion Design (ATAFD) on 27th September 2018 atRead more
Dr. (Mrs). Ayesha Wickramasinghe, a Senior Lecturer attached to the Department ofTextile & Clothing Technology won the best session’s presentation award under Painting and Photography session for the research paper titled “Srtips Creating Shapes” atRead more
(Mrs.) ATP Wickramasinghe has been promoted to the grade of Senior Lecturer Grade I with effect from 01.02.2017.
Dr. (Mrs.) PVM Karunaratne has been promoted to the post of Senior Lecturer Grade I with effect from 01.02.2017.
Dr. (Mrs.) GM Ranathunga has been promoted to the grade of Senior Lecturer Grade I with effect from 01.02.2017.
'Texa padura 2018' was successfully held on 20th of September at the old gymnasium of University.Read more
The 12th Graduation Fashion Show of the Department of Textile & Clothing Technology was held in Shangri-La, Colombo on 14th August 2018. Concurrently, Graduation Exhibition of the ‘Design & Development work’ of the final year undergraduates and two Fashion Workshops demonstrating theRead more
Academic and non-academic staff members of the Department of Textile and Clothing Technology had useful retreat at Purple Sun resort Awissawella on 21-22 August.
Hansadi Munasnghe, Harsha Moragollegedara, Nimesha Amaratunga, Lakni Edirisooriya, Shehan Enos, Bhagya Gunawardena , Chathuri Sugandika, Bhagya Premarathne, Gayani Ranasinghe, Omali Kulatunga, Daneera Senaratne, Tharani Subasinghe, Diwani Warnakulasooriya, Thamali Galgamuwa, Lakni Ariyaratne,Read more
Omali Kulatunga, the final year student of B. Design in Fashion designing and product development degree course was announced as The Winner of the Circular Ocean Innovation Competition 2018 (over 25 age category) by the Centre for Sustainable Design of University for the Creative ArtsUK. TheRead more
Vidya Jothi Professor Emeritus Nimal De Silva, chairman of the national panel of judge board, members of the national panel of judge board Mr. Susira Udalamatta, Deaprtment of Integrated Design, Faculty of Architecture, Dr.Virajini Medagedara Karunaratne and Dr.Read more
The new Design Building of the Department of Textile and Clothing Technology at University of Moratuwa was declared open by Emeritus Professor L.D. Fernando on 27th November 2017. Vice Chancellor Professor Ananda Jayewardena, Deputy Vice Chancellor, Dean Faculty of Engineering, Head of theRead more
Professor (Mrs.) U.G.Samudrika Wijayapala was appointed as the new Head of Department of Textile and Clothing Technology with effect from 5th April 2018. On behalf of the University, the Department likes to congratulate Professor (Mrs.) U.G.Samudrika Wijayapala on her appointment and thank theRead more
YMT Lanka Manufacturing (PVT) Ltd headed by Mr. Dilhan Perera, CEO, donated a Bonding machine worth US$ 8700 to the Department of Textiles and clothing Technology at a ceremony. Mr. C Ranasinghe of 3M Lanka (Pvt) Ltd who attended the function undertook to supply the bonding adhesive to theRead more
“Unveiled 18” is the fresher’s night organized by the third-year undergraduates of the Department of Textile and Clothing Technology of University of Moratuwa with the vision of uplifting the status of collaboration among young undergraduates. This event was held on the 28th of May 2018 at HotelRead more
DR. R.P. Abeysooriya has been confirmed in the post of Lecturer (probationary) W/E/F 02.06.2010 and promoted to the post of Senior Lecturer Grade II W/E/F 15.09.2017.
Ms. V Vijayarajah has been appointed to the post of Lecturer (Probationary)in the Department of Textile & Clothing Technology W/E/F 01.06.2018.Read more
Dr. ND Wanasekara has been appointed to the post of Senior Lecturer Grade II in the Department of Textile & Clothing Technology W/E/F 01.06.2018.Read more
The three-day International Conference on Apparel Industry focusing on Productivity Improvement, Disruptive Innovation and Leadership began today, February 7 2018 at the Cinnamon Lakeside Hotel in Colombo. The event was organized by Monash Business School, University of Monash Australia, inRead more