With much delight on 28th March 2022, the Welcome Ceremony of the 22nd Intake was held Physically at the Auditorium of Faculty of Engineering, University of Ruhuna. It is a legendary milestone in the history of the faculty with the first highest undergraduate intake (500+) since 2000. Also, it is the first intake for the Computer Engineering Program.
The welcome ceremony is successfully conducted with invariably leadership of Dr. Chithral Ambawatte, Dean – Faculty of Engineering, and continuous commitment of Dr. Sujeewa Wimalasena, Coordinator – Engineering Education Centre accompanying all academic staff members, all non-academic staff members, and students of the faculty. The ceremony was organized with an insightful welcome speech by Dr. Chithral Ambawatte, the Dean, followed by a refreshing musical cover song by the faculty students and finally a Q&A session with panel of senior lecturers.
As the Faculty of Engineering, University of Ruhuna, we warmly welcome the 22nd Intake to become successful engineering professionals in the future!
The Faculty of Engineering of University of Ruhuna was established on 1st July 1999 at Hapugala, Galle. First batch of students was admitted on 27th March 2000. Admission to the Faculty of Engineering, University of Ruhuna, is subject to the University Grants Commission policy on university admissions. The present annual intake to the Faculty is 530. The Faculty of Engineering offers full-time courses leading to the Degree of Bachelor of the Science of Engineering Honors (B.Sc.Eng.Hons.), which is accredited by the Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka (IESL). Four academic departments in this Faculty are
The first three departments prepare students for B.Sc.Eng. degree in disciplines as indicated in their titles, while the fourth department offers course modules in areas such as Mathematics, Personal Development, Humanities, Social Sciences, Economics, Finance, Management, and Entrepreneurship, which are considered common to all disciplines. The degree courses have been developed with the aim of building undergraduate education around a central core of Fundamentals of Engineering Science and Technology modules, complemented by a number of General and Technical elective modules which provide the flexibility and adaptability required in a constantly changing world.
The primary aim of the Faculty is producing engineers of the highest quality who, with experience, should be able to hold
responsible positions at the highest levels of the profession,
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To be the centre of excellence in engineering education and research of the nation.
To create opportunities for the benefit of the society in engineering and applied technologies through education, research and associated services.
The department of Electrical and Information Engineering (DEIE) commenced a new specialization program, named as Computer Engineering which takes an intake of 200 students per year.
Congratulations to Prof. Chaminda Karunasena, for being appointed as an Honorary Adjunct Professor of QUT in the Faculty of Engineering, School of Mechanical, Medical & Process Engineering for a 2-year period. This award is in recognition of his excellent research and innovation towards the betterment of Science.
Hope this appointment will become a bridging path for international research between Queensland University of Technology and University of Ruhuna.
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is well enriched with the knowledge and expertise of newly promoted scholarly professors; Professor Tushara Chaminda and Professor K.S. Wanniarachchi. They are praised for their enormous efforts on sharpening skills of future generation and continuous research for the development of the sciences related to the faculty, university and further to the country over the years of excellent service.
Along with Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering is also humbly celebrated its first professorship appointment of Professor H.C.P. Karunasena. He is also an energetic young experienced scholar who continuously engage in industrial projects, research, student capacity building, and knowledge sharing for the betterment of science.
Warmest wishes for the Well-Deserved Success of Newly Appointed Professors!
Team “Aromatic”, a group of talented first year undergraduates of Faculty of Engineering, University of Ruhuna have successfully witnessed continuous victories in recent times. Amongst the numerous achievements, becoming the Semifinalists from “Evolution AI” Ideathon and the 2nd Runners up of “Cyberzee” Hackathon, organized by the University of Kelaniya, and the Most popular team in “Aurora” Hackathon which is organized by Society of Computer Science of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura are significant. Congratulations to the Team “Aromatic”.
A group of students from the 22nd Batch, Faculty of Engineering has won the championship of islandwide “Evolution AI”, an Artificial Intelligence Ideathon organized by AIESEC in the University of Kelaniya
The University of Ruhuna debate team emerged as runners up in the Inter-University Debate Competition 2021, which was organized by IESL YMS. In the final, the UoR team represented the opposition in the topic of “Shifting towards 70% renewable energy power by 2030 is feasible, regardless of the current economic standpoint and framework of Sri Lanka”. Congratulations to the UoR debate team.