Academic Staff Profiles

Prof. Nirosh Jayaweera

BSc.Eng.(Moratuwa), MSc(UK), PhD(UK), CEng(UK), MIET, SMSME
Professor/ Chartered Engineer
Dept. of Mechanical Engineering,
University of Moratuwa,
Katubedda, Sri Lanka.
10400
Email:  niroshj@uom.lk
           nirosh.jayaweera@gmail.com

 

Nirosh Jayaweera  is a Professor in Mechanical Engineering  at University of Moratuwa  who joined the University staff in December, 2011. He is a PhD (Advanced Manufacturing specialised in Robotics and Aerospace), MSc (Manufacturing Systems Engineering), BSc (Mechanical Engineering) graduate with over six years of post-doctoral research expertise in the development of robotic and automated systems for aerospace industry including Airbus, Rolls Royce, Bombardier Aerospace and Volvo Aero Corporation. He also has over four years of industry experience in vast area of Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering. Prof. Jayaweera is a registered Chartered Engineer in the UK and a Senior Member of Society of Manufacturing Engineers (USA) and a Member of IET (UK). He has published a significant number of research papers in scientific journals, conference proceedings in the fields of aircraft structures and aero-engines, advanced manufacturing, assembly automation, automotive engineering and advanced tooling and fixturing systems. He has also significantly contributed for technical reports in his academic and industrial careers. His expertise within industry is new product design and development, manufacturing and quality control. He is a reviewer of several international Journals and conferences including Robotics and Computer Integrated manufacturing, Assembly Automation, Industrial Robots, and SAE Aerospace Manufacturing and Automated Fastening conference  and editorial board member of number of Journals. Prof. Jayaweera has  received number of international Awards for Journals, Excellence in Oral Presentation Award for international Aerospace conference and Outstanding Research Performance award at University of Moratuwa in 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019.

Teaching and Administrative Work: 

ME2602 - Introduction to Automotive Engineering (Semester 4)

ME3082 - Technical Report Writing (Semester 5)

ME1802 - Introduction to manufacturing Engineering (Semester 2)

ME3812 - Machine Design (Semester 5)

ME2850 - Fundamentals of Machine Elements Design (Semester 4)

ME4390 - Advanced Aspect of Manufacturing (Semester 8)

ME4630 - Automotive Engineering (Semester 8)

ME4710 - Aircraft Technology (Semester 7)

ME1190 - Introduction to Aircraft Engineering (Semester 2)

ME2023 - Manufacturing Engineering I (Semester 3)

ME4020 - Aircraft Materials and Manufacturing

 

ADMINISTRATIVE WORK

  • Aeronautical Stream Coordinator  http://www.mech.mrt.ac.lk/aeronautical-engineering-stream
  • Development of Aeronautical Laboratory
  • Development of Aeronautical Stream
  • Department Academic Committee
  • Department Quality Assurance Committee
  •  Member – Faculty Timetable Committee
  • Member - Faculty Election Committee
  • Member – Department Web Committee
  • Member – Department Research committee

Research Activities : 

 

Research Interests

·         Robotic assembly of complex and difficult to handle structures

·         Application of robotics in Aerospace applications

·         Application of intelligent sensors and large volume metrology systems

·         Process control and optimisation

·         Rapid Prototyping

·         Aircraft structures and Systems

·         Automotive Engineering

·         Advanced tooling and reconfigurable fixturing systems


Completed Post-doctoral research projects include:

  • Automated mechanised edge profiling (MEP) project - (Research was funded by Rolls-Royce, Derby, UK)
  •  Environmentally friendly aero engine (VITAL) project - (Research was funded by European Union)
  • Automated flexible assembly of complex wing system components (CECA) project - (Research was funded by Airbus UK)
  • A framework for the fusion of multiple metrology sources  for airframe assembly (METFUSE) project -  (Research was funded by Airbus UK)
  • Aligning, holding and fixing flexible and difficult to handle components (AFFIX) project - (Research was funded by European Union)
  • Advanced flexible automation cell (FLEXA) project - (Research was funded by European Union)
  • Next Generation Composite Wing (NGCW) project - (Research was funded by Airbus UK)

 

Completed undergraduate research projects:

  • Development of re-configurable fixturing system for handling complex components
  • An investigation of compliant part deformation during handling operations
  • Development of best-fit algorithms for feature based assembly
  • Design and Development of Re-configurable Supporting Structures for Aircraft Industry
  • Speed-Based Fault Detection of an Automobile Engine
  • Design of cooling tunnel for powder coating industry
  • Design and development of a system to harvest wasted heat energy of an aircraft
  • Development of an extended range electric drive system for conventional automobiles
  • Hybrid drive mechanism for a human powered two wheeler with an auxiliary electric motor
  • Development of a novel coconut de-husking machine
  • Design and development of a Flexible fixturing system for Handling Irregular shaped components
  • Design and Development of Novel Flexible Robot Arm for Use in Difficult to Access Areas
  • Design and Development of kinetic energy recovery system (KERS) for Motor Vehicles
  • Development of an electric vehicle powered by a hybrid unit (super capacitor/Battery) for an extended range
  • Design and Development of Re-Configurable Supporting Structures for Aircraft Assembly and Maintenance Applications
  • Design and Development of a Novel Fixturing System for Complex Shaped Components
  • Dynamic analysis of critical parameters of  industrial double roller crushers for activated carbon grinding process
  • An investigation of weld induced distortions of thin plates
  • Performance Characterization and Optimization of Diesel Particulate Trap for Heavy Duty Vehicles in Sri Lanka

Education and Training : 

EDUCATION:

  • BSc (Mechanical Engineering,University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka)
  • MSc (Manufacturing Systems Engineering, University of Nottingham, UK)
  • PhD (Advanced Manufacturing, Robotics, Aerospace, University of Nottingham, UK)
  • CEng - Chartered Engineer (Engineering Council, UK) 

TRAINING:

  • Certificate course in Learning, Teaching and Assessment in Higher Education, Staff Development Training Centre, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka (6 months duration)
  • Introduction to supervising research students - conducted by University of Nottingham, UK -2008
  • A practical look at core teaching skills - conducted by University of Nottingham, UK - 2009
  • Mentoring: Enhance your skills as a mentor conducted by University of Nottingham, UK - 2009
  • Contemporary Issues in Supervising Research Students, Workshop for the faculty of Engineering conducted by Graduate School, University of Nottingham, UK - 2009
  • Demonstrating in Laboratory Practicals, Short Course, Conducted by University of Nottingham, UK - 2010

Career : 

  • Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
  • Senior Lecturer, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka.
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, School of Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing Engineering, University of Nottingham, UK
  • Doctoral Researcher, School of Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing Engineering, University of Nottingham, UK
  • Taught postgraduate, School of Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing Engineering, University of Nottingham, UK
  • Quality Control Engineer at HITECH Heat Treatment Services Pte Ltd., Singapore, (Type of Business: Manufacturing and services)
  • Manufacturing Engineer at AmalgamatedBuilding Systems (Pvt.) Ltd. Sri Lanka, (Type of Business: Pre-fabricated steel building systems)
  • Mechanical Engineer at Dutch Lanka Trailer Manufactures (Pvt) Ltd. Sri Lanka, (Type of Business: Heavy vehicles manufacturing)
  • Test Engineer at Kabool Magnetic Pvt. Ltd – Sri Lanka, (Type of Business: Electronic parts manufacturing)
  • Instructor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Moratuwa

Honours and Awards : 

 

2019                 Award of Excellence in recognition of the Outstanding Research Performancefor the year 2018, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka.

 2018                Award of Excellence in recognition of the Outstanding Research Performancefor the year 2017, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka.

 2017                Award of Excellence in recognition of the Outstanding Research Performancefor the year 2016, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka.

 2016                Award of Excellence in recognition of the Outstanding Research Performancefor the 3 years ending 31st December 2015, University of    Moratuwa, Sri Lanka.

 2015                 Best Paper award. This award was for the paper titled “Development of electric drive system for conventional automobiles” at the International Research and Technical Symposium held at Galadari Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka on 21st November 2015.

 2014                Award for the semi-finalists at Airbus Fly Your Ideas (FYI) Competitionin 2013. This award was for the research project on waste energy harvesting of Aircrafts. Team represented University of Moratuwa as "Team Infantry". Team Infantry was selected to the semi-final round, which composed of 100 teams, out of 6000 teams around the globe in the initial stage.

 2012                Outstanding Reviewer Award at theLiterati Network Awards for Excellence.This award is for very impressive and significant contribution made as a reviewer to Assembly Automation journal throughout 2011.

2011                 Excellence in Oral Presentation Awardfrom SAE International. This awardwas for the presentation of the paper titled “Flexible Tooling for Wing Box Rib Clamping and Drilling” at the 2011 SAE AeroTech Congress & Exhibition, Toulouse, France. The SAE Excellence in Oral Presentation Award is bestowed annually only to a distinguished few.

2011                 Winner of the outstanding paper award, “Measurement assisted robotic assembly of fabricated aero-engine components”published in journal of Assembly Automation was chosen as the outstanding paper award winner at the Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2011.

2002-2005        Fully funded PhD scholarship,Awarded by the Nottingham Innovative Manufacturing Research Centre, UK.

 

Professional Memberships

  •  Chartered Engineer (Engineering Council UK)

  • ·Senior member of  Society of Manufacturing Engineers (USA)

  •   Member of Institute of Engineering and Technology (UK)

 

Professional Services

Reviewer of following international Journals and conferences:

  • ·         Robotics and Computer Integrated Manufacturing
  • ·         Industrial Robot
  • ·         Assembly Automation
  • ·         Sensor Review
  • ·         Chinese Journal of Aeronautics
  • ·         Journal of Zhejiang University-SCIENCE A
  • ·         Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems
  • ·         Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science
  • ·         Mechatronics
  • ·         WSEAS conference onSignal Processing, Robotics and Automation
  • ·         SAE Aerospace Manufacturing and Automated Fastening Conference



Conference Activities

Session Chair- Mechanical Engineering Systems Session at Moratuwa Engineering Research Conference (MERCon), Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, (2016)

Session Chair- Technical Session IV - Numerical Simulation and Optimization at the 09th International Research Conference of General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University, Ratmalana, Sri Lanka. (2016)

Program Chair - Manufacturing & Industrial Engineering Symposium (MIES), Waters Edge, Colombo, Sri Lanka. (2016).

Session Chair- Session 7: Mechanical Engineering Systems at Moratuwa Engineering Research Conference (MERCon), Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, (2017)

Session Chair– Technical Session III -  Aeronautical Engineering/Mechanical Engineering at the 10th International Research Conference of General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University, Ratmalana, Sri Lanka. (2017)

Track Chair- Mechanical Engineering Systems, Moratuwa Engineering Research Conference (MERCon) 2018



Invited Talk



1. “Current Trend in Aircraft Manufacturing”, Guest Lecture, at the General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University, Ratmalana,
Sri Lanka. (2016)
http://www.kdu.ac.lk/library/aboutus/rules-regulations/91-nw/231-guest-lecture-on-current-trend-in-aircraft-manufacturing
 2. “World Class Manufacturing”, invited Lecture for capacity building program of Sri Lanka Scientific Service (SLSS), at Sri Lanka Institute of Development Administration (SLIDA), Colombo 07, Sri Lanka. (16th May 2018)

 

Media coverage

1. Desathiya, 15th November, 2016
http://sinhala.dgi.gov.lk/images/desathiya/2016/nov2016.pdf(Page 22-23)

2. Aeronautical Education and Research at the University of Moratuwa , The Sunday Times, 08th November, 2015

http://www.sundaytimes.lk/151108/business-times/aeronautical-education-and-research-at-the-university-of-moratuwa-170691.html
3. NILMINI, the Electric mini, Motor magazine, May 2015
http://www.motormaglanka.lk/theElectric-Mini
4. Moratuwa undergrads develop novel flexible robotic arm, 15th May 2016, The Sunday Times
http://www.sundaytimes.lk/160515/business-times/moratuwa-undergrads-develop-novel-flexible-robotic-arm-193639.html
5. Moratuwa undergrads’ mo-ped bicycle revolutionises cycling, 30th  May 2015
http://content.educationtimes.lk/latest-news/4912-moratuwa-undergrads-mo-ped-bicycle-revolutionises-cycling

6. Aeronautical Education and Research at the University of Moratuwa,  The Sunday Times, Sunday, 08th November, 2015.

7. ‘Moratuwa University starts aviation Engineering’,  Daily Mirror, 26th May, 2018.

8. Aircraft manufacturing - Limitations and Enabling Technologies,  Daily Mirror, 12th June, 2018.

Publications : 

Journal papers

[1]      Gunatilake, W. A. D. N.,   Herath, B. G. H. M. M. B., Bowatta, B. G. C. T.,  Jayaweera, N. D.,  De Silva, C. M. S. P.(2018), ‘Design and Development of Kinetic Energy Recovery System for Motor Vehicles’, International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research, Vol. 9 . ISSN: 2424-6433.

 [2]       Dissanayake, V., Kannangara, R., Dias, M., Kulasekera, A. and Jayaweera, N. (2018), “An Intelligent Control System for an Electrically Power Assisted Cycle (EPAC)”, American Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Volume 11, Issue 2, Pages 986-995, ISSN Print: 1941-7020, ISSN Online: 1941-7039.

 [3]       Herath, A.,  Gunawardena, P., Randeny, V., De Silva, S. and Jayaweera, N. (2018) “Conversion of a Conventional Vehicle into a Battery-Super Capacitor Hybrid Vehicle”, American Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Volume 11, Issue 3, Pages 1178-1187, ISSN Print: 1941-7020, ISSN Online: 1941-7039.

[4]        Pihillegedara T., Udyanga N., Sampath R., Jayaweera, N., Subasinghe L., (2014), “Re-configurable supporting structures for aircraft industry”, ICTAD Journal, Vol. XII, ISSN: 2012-8509, pp 87-98.

[5]        Jayaweera, N., Webb P. (2011), “Robotic Edge Profiling of Complex Components”, Industrial Robot, Vol. 38, No.1, pp. 38 – 47

[6]        Jayaweera, N., Bakker, O., Smith A., Popov, A., Ratchev, S., Turnock, A., Helgosson, P., Tomlinson, D., Wright, J., Summers, M. (2011), “Flexible tooling for wing box rib clamping and drilling”, SAE international Journal of Aerospace, Vol. 4.Issue 2, pp.  1048-1056, doi:10.4271/2011-01-2639.

[7]        Jayaweera, N., Webb P. and Johnson, C. (2010), “Measurement Assisted Robotic Assembly of Aero-engine Fabricated Components”, Assembly Automation, Vol. 30, issue 1, pp 56-65.

[8]        Jayaweera, N., Webb P. (2010),”Metrology Assisted Robotic Processing of Aerospace Applications”, International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Vol. 23, No. 3, pp 283-296.

[9]        Jayaweera, N., Webb, P. (2010), “Measurement Assisted Robotic Edge Deburring of Aero engine Components”, WSEAS TRANSACTIONS on SYSTEMS and CONTROL, 5(3), pp 174-183.

[10]        Jayaweera, N., Webb, P. and Johnson, C., (2009), “A Novel Approach for the Assembly of Fabricated Aero engine Components”, Journal of Machine Engineering, Vol. 9, No. 4, pp. 61-70. ISSN 1895-7595

[11]        Jayaweera, N., Webb P., Ye, C. and Johnson, C. (2008), “Robotic Assembly of Aero-engine Components” Journal of Machine Engineering, Vol. 8, No. 3, pp 5-16.ISSN 1895-7579.

[12]        Jayaweera, N., Webb, P. (2007), “Adaptive robotic assembly of compliant aero-structure components”, Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, Vol. 23, No. 2, pp 180-194.

[13]       Jayaweera, N., Webb, P. (2007), “Automated assembly of fuselage skin panels”, Assembly Automation, Vol. 27, No. 4, pp 343-355.

[14]       Webb, P., Eastwood, S.,Jayaweera, N., Ye, C. (2005), “Automated Aero structure Assembly”, Industrial Robot, Vol. 32, No. 5, pp 383-387.

 

Peer Reviewed Conference Proceedings

[1]       Bandara, H., Jayaweera,N., Gamage, C.,  Sanjeewa, I and Perera, K. (2018), “An Investigation of Thickness Variance During Compliant Parts Storage”,  MERCon-  4th International Multidisciplinary Engineering Research Conference, University of Moratuwa, Sri lanka.

 [2]       Balasuriya, B., Bhanuka, H., Sampath, H., Kulasekera, A and Jayaweera, N. (2018), “An Improved Fixturing Solution for Holding Complex Shaped Components”, MERCon- 4th International Multidisciplinary Engineering Research Conference, University of Moratuwa, Srilanka.

 [3]       Katugampala, D., Arachchi, K., Asanka, S., Arumathanthri, R., Kulasekera, A. and Jayaweera, N. (2019), “Design and Characterization of a Novel Vacuum Bending Actuator and a Bimorph: for Preliminary Use in a Continuum Robot Arm”, IEEE 9th International Conference on Robotics, Automation and Mechatronics, Bangkok, Thailand.

 

 

[4]        Jayaweera, N.,  Kulasekera, A., Maduranga, P., Kasun,T., Seekkuarachchi, P., Sampath, J. (2017), “Development of a novel fixturing solution for handling complex shaped components”, SAE 2017 AeroTech Congress & Exhibition, Fort Worth, Texas, USA, Ref: 2017-01-2082

[5]          Jayaweera, N., Herath, A.,  Madushanka, P.,  Sampath, H.,  Jayamaha, S., “Development of a best-fit algorithm for feature based assembly”, (2017),Moratuwa Engineering Research Conference (MERCon), Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, , pp. 221-224, ISBN: 978-1-5090-6490-8.

[6]          Maduranga, P., Kasun,T., Seekkuarachchi, P., Sampath, J., Kulasekera, A.,Jayaweera, N., (2017), "A novel fixturing system for complex shaped components," (2017)Moratuwa Engineering Research Conference (MERCon), Moratuwa, Sri Lanka,  pp. 221-224, ISBN: 978-1-5090-6490-8.

 

 [7]        Sudarshana, S.A.,  Jayaweera, N. D.,  Kulasekera A.L, (2016), “A Novel Reconfigurable Supporting Structure for Aircraft Maintenance Applications”, Manufacturing & Industrial Engineering Symposium – MIES 2016, Waters Edge, Colombo, Sri Lanka. ISBN: 978-1-5090-3629-5

 [8]        Herath, H.M.R.A., Jayaweera, N. D., Perera, K., Sanjeewa, I, (2016), “An Investigation of Compliant Parts Deformation during Handling Operations”, Manufacturing & Industrial Engineering Symposium - – MIES 2016, Waters Edge, Colombo, Sri Lanka. ISBN: 978-1-5090-3629-5

 [9]        Deashapriya, K. P., Sampath, P. A., Wijekoon, W. M., Jayaweera, N. D.,  Kulasekera, A. L., (2016), “ Biomimetic Flexible Robot Arm -Design and kinematic analysis of a novel flexible robot arm”, MERCon -International multidisciplinary Engineering Research Conference, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, ISBN: 978-1-50900643-4

[10]        Jayaweera, N., Subasinghe, LU., Gajanayaka, HG., (2015), “Design and Development of a Novel Re-Configurable Fixturing System”, SAE  AeroTech Congress & Exhibition, Seattle, Washington, USA, SAE Ref: 2015-01-2495

[11]        Rukshan, KHI., Chaminie, WAN, Madushan, MD., Jayaweera, N., (2015), “Design and development of flexible fixturing system for handling irregular shaped components”International multidisciplinary engineering research conference, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka. (MERCon), pp 171-176

[12]        Subasinghe, L.U., Mendis, K.D.T, Chandima, P.K.T., Jayaweera, N., De Silva, S., (2015), “Fault detection and diagnosis of automobiles without OBD systems”, International Research and Technical Symposium, pp 11-18, ISBN 978-955-7955-00-1

[13]        Randeny, V., Herath, A., Jayaweera, N, De Silva, S., (2015), “Development of electric drive system for conventional automobiles”, International Research and Technical Symposium, pp 71-75, ISBN 978-955-7955-00-1

[14        Gunarathna, W.M.C.E, Priyasad, A.K.P.D.M., Ramanayake, R.K.C.M, Jayaweera, N.D., De Silva, C.M.S.P., (2015), “Development of an electric hybrid vehicle using a super capacitor and a battery unit”, International Research and Technical Symposium, pp 76-78, ISBN 978-955-7955-00-1

[15]        Subasinghe, SL., Mendis, D., Chandima, T., Jayaweera, N. and De Silva, S. (2014), “Fault Detection and diagnosis of an automobile engine using instantaneous angular speed fluctuation”, Proceedings of the Wayamba University International Conference, Kuliyapitiya, Sri Lanka.

[16]        Subasinghe, SL., Mendis, D., Chandima, T., De Silva, S. and  Jayaweera, N. (2013), “Speed based Fault Detection of an Automobile Engine”, Mini ERU Research Symposium, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka.

[17]        Dissanayaka, DMA., De Silva, AHTE., Wijenayaka CSJ., Jayaweera, N., Kulasekara, A., (2013), “Design and development of a system to harvest wasted heat energy of an aircraft”, Mini ERU Research Symposium, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka.

[18]        Jayaweera, N., Bakker, O., Smith A., Popov, A., Ratchev, S., Turnock, A., Helgosson, P., Tomlinson, D., Wright, J., Summers, M. (2011), “Flexible tooling for wing box rib clamping and drilling”, SAE 2011 AeroTech Congress & Exhibition.  Toulouse, France.

[19]        Bakker, O., Jayaweera, N., Smith A., Popov, A., Ratchev, S., Turnock, A., Helgosson, P., Tomlinson, D., Wright, J., Summers, M. (2011), “Fixturing and Tooling for Wing Assembly with Reconfigurable Datum System Pickup”, SAE 2011AeroTech Congress & Exhibition.  Toulouse, France.

[20]        Jayaweera, N., Webb P. (2010) “Measurement Assisted Automated Robotic Edge Profiling of Complex Components”, The 9th WSEAS International Conference on Signal Processing, Robotics and Automation (ISPRA '10), Cambridge, UK.

[21]        Webb, P., Michel, C., Jayaweera, N., Kayani, A., Poad, M. (2010),“Adaptive Automated Assembly of Wing System Components, Aerospace manufacturing and Automated Fastening conference, Century II Convention Center, Wichita, Kansas, USA.

[22]        Webb, P.,Jayaweera, N., Ye, C. and Johnson, C. (2008), “Robotic Assembly of Aero-engine Components”, Aerospace Manufacturing and Automated Fastening Conference and Exhibition, North Charleston, South Carolina, USA, SAE Ref: 2008-01-2305

[23]       Webb, P.,Jayaweera, N., Ye, C. and Johnson C. (2008), “Robotic Assembly of Aero-engine Components”, AFFIX Workshop on New Assembly Alignment and Fixturing Technology, Wroclaw, Poland.

[24]       Jayaweera, N., Webb, P. (2007), “Metrology Assisted Robotic Processing of Aero-structure Components”, 4th International Conference on Digital Enterprise Technology, University of Bath, UK, pp 426-434. ISBN 978-0-86-197-141-1

[25]       Webb, P., Eastwood, S.,Jayaweera, N., Ye, C., McKeown, C. (2006), “An Automated Fuselage Panel Assembly and Riveting cell - Validation and Testing”, Aerospace Manufacturing and Automated Fastening (AMAF) Conference and Exhibition, Toulouse, France. SAE Ref 2006-01-3142.

 

Monographs

[1]     Jayaweera, N. (2007), “M4.3.2E - Segment Assembly Capability”, Environmentally Friendly Aero Engine (VITAL), Volvo Aero Corporation, Trollhättan, Sweden, Report No. VITAL-REP-M4.3.2E-NU-R1.0.

 [2]        Jayaweera, N. (2007), “D4.3.2E - Automatically Assembled Segment”, Environmentally Friendly Aero Engine (VITAL), Volvo Aero Corporation, Trollhättan, Sweden, Report No. VITAL-REP-D4.3.2E-NU-R1.0.

 [3]        Jayaweera, N. (2007), “R4.3.2L – Developed Assembly Automation”, Environmentally Friendly Aero Engine (VITAL), Volvo Aero Corporation, Trollhättan, Sweden, Report No.  VITAL-REP-R4.3.2L-NU-R1.0.

[4]        Jayaweera, N.  (2008), “R4.3.2P – Verified Assembly Automation”, Environmentally Friendly Aero Engine (VITAL), Volvo Aero Corporation, Trollhättan, Sweden, Report No.  VITAL-REP-R4.3.2P-NU-R1.0.

 [5]        Jayaweera, N. (2010), “Process optimisation software to support the tracking and correction of key process variables”, Seventh Framework Programme - Advanced Flexible Automation Cell, submitted to the FLEXA Consortium, Volvo Aero Corporation, Sweden

 

Commissioned Reports

[1]        Jayaweera, N. and Webb, P. (2005), “Report on the Performance of the Meta MTF sensor”, Mechanised Edge Profiling Robotics Development Programme, Rolls-Royce, Derby, UK,Report No. MEP001.

 [2]        Jayaweera, N. and Webb, P. (2005), “Report on the Performance of the Meta MXS Cross Sensor”, Mechanised Edge Profiling Robotics Development Programme, Rolls-Royce, Derby, UK, Report No. MEP002.

 [3]        Jayaweera, N. and Webb, P. (2006), “Implementationof Robotic Deburring Cell”, Mechanised Edge Profiling Robotics Development Programme, Rolls-Royce, Derby, UK, Report No. MEP003.

 [4]        Jayaweera, N. and Webb, P. (2006), “Robotic Deburring Trials on MEP test piece, Mechanised Edge Profiling Robotics Development Programme,Rolls-Royce, Derby, UK, Report No. MEP004.

[5]        Webb, P., Jayaweera, N., Michel, C. (2008), “Automated Flexible Assembly of Complex Wing System Components – Phase 1”, Airbus, Bristol, UK.

 [6]        Jayaweera, N. and Webb, P. (2008), “Integrating Metrology Systems”, Next Generation Composite Wing (NGCW) program, Airbus Bristol, UK, Report No. 3.2.1.6.

 [7]        Jayaweera, N., Short, A., Edward, P. and Webb, P. (2009), “Vane Manufacturing Feasibility study for RB2011 concept”, Rolls-Royce, Derby, UK.

 [8]        Jayaweera, N., Bakker, O., Helgosson, P., Popov, A., Ratchev, S, Smith, A., Dave Tomlinson, D., Turnock, A. (2011), “Design and evaluation of flexible fixturing and tooling of composite wings for next generation aircraft”, Airbus Bristol, UK, 

 [9]        Waduge, L., Jayaweera, N., Jayasooriya, T. (2014), Independent committee report – An investigate of procurement goods and services under DEMP Project, Open university of Sri Lanka

 

Editorial Board Member

 1.     Journal of Aircraft and Spacecraft Technology, Science Publications
  P.O.Box No. 385230, Deira, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

 2.     American Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Science Publications
P.O.Box No. 385230, Deira, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

 Patents

K.R.E. Kannangara, A.M.V.S.C. Dissanayake, Dr. N.D. Jayaweera, A.L. Kulasekara, (2015), ‘Hybrid Drive Mechanism for Electrically Power Assisted Cycle (EPAC)’, Sri Lanka.[Patent pending – submitted on 27.04.2015]

 

PhD Thesis

Jayaweera N, (2006), “Adaptive Robotic Assembly of Large Compliant Aero-structure Components”, PhD Thesis, The University of Nottingham, UK. (Supervised by Prof. Phil Webb)

 

MSc Dissertation

Jayaweera N, (2002), “An investigation of the usefulness of Rapid Prototyped Components in accelerated life testing”, MSc Dissertation, , The University of Nottingham, UK. (Supervised by Prof. Ian Pashby and Dr. Richard Farr)

 

Google Scholar Account

https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=QSADv_sAAAAJ&hl=en

Linkedin Account URL

https://uk.linkedin.com/in/dr-nirosh-jayaweera-phd-ceng-5130799

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Research Opportunities: 

Postgraduate Opportunities in Manufacturing and Aeronautical Engineering:

Postgraduate opportunities are available for a highly motivated and enthusiastic fulltime/ part-time candidates to pursue MSc / MPhil /PhD degree in the area of Manufacturing and Aeronautical Engineering at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Moratuwa..  

Eligibility:
Candidates who have a four year degree with first class or second class upper division in Mechanical/ Manufacturing/ Aeronautical Engineering or any other relevant engineering field in a recognized university are encouraged to apply.. 

Contact:
Prof. Nirosh Jayaweera  (Email:
niroshj@uom.lk)




 

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