Department Industry Consultative Board (DICB) Meeting-2014

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.


Organizing Committee

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.


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