It is with much earnest that the Department of Mechanical Engineering (DoME), University of Moratuwa extend this invitation to the Department-Industry Consultative Board(DICB) meeting scheduled to be held from 13.30 hrs on 28th (Friday) March 2014.
The field of Mechanical Engineering was one of the pioneering and expanding disciplines in the University of Moratuwa for last 42 years. The department thrives in producing quality and relevant mechanical engineering undergraduates. In this endeavor exploring and comprehending the current and future mechanical engineering trends in the industry are vital in orienting;
- the curriculum including new focus areas and streams,
- the experimental and other relevant physical infrastructure,
and further enhancing;
- the capacity building,
- the collaborative research and product development.
Invitees: An elite group of representatives from industry including
Eng. Mangala Yapa, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Colombo Dockyard PLC
Eng. Parakrama Jayasinghe, Managing Director, Geotech Group of Companies
Eng.Rukmal Jayasinghe, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Kevilton Electrical Products, Pvt Ltd
Eng. Janitha Jayanetti, Director, Logiventures (Private) Limited
Eng. Lucian Perera, President, IMechE SL Section
Eng. Tajitha Perera, General Manager, Mackson Tiles Lanka, Pvt Ltd
Eng. B.A.P Ariyarathne, General Manager, Sri Lanka Railways
Dr. Ariyaseela Wickramanayake, Chairman, Master Divers (Pvt) Ltd.
Prof. Kapila Perera, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Moratuwa
Prof. George K. Mann, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada
Mr. A.T.D. Perera, Lecturer, University of Moratuwa
Mr. A.L. Kulasekara, Lecturer, University of Moratuwa
1340 – 1400 hrs Arrival and registration.
1400 – 1405 hrs Welcome and Objectives of the DICB meeting by Prof. Kapila Perera
1405 – 1435 hrs Progress of Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Moratuwa as a vital partner in socio-economic development by Dr. W.K. Wimalsiri (HoD)
1435 – 1450 hrs Status, stake and Role of the Mechanical Engineer: Past, Present and Future by Eng. Mangla P.B. Yapa,
1450 – 1530 hrs Visits to Laboratories/Workshops
1530 – 1550 hrs Refreshments
1550 – 1630 hrs Group discussions to finalize future directions.
1630 – 1700 hrs Presenting sub group recommendations.