May 17

The International Conference on Computational Modeling & Simulation which will be held on May 17-19.

March 01

Academic Sessions, UOR 2017
The 14th Academic Sessions and 13th Vice Chancellor's Awards Ceremony was held by Faculty of Engineering, University of Ruhuna in 2017. Theme: Promoting Innovation through Research, Date:1st March 2017. Official page:

Dec 23

DMME Products Showcase
The event is organised with the objective of providing a platform for the final year undergraduate students of the DMME

Dec 16

2016 IEEE International Conference on Information and Automation for Sustainability (IEEE ICIAfS 2016), 16th-19th December, Galle, Sri Lanka.

Nov 22

Dr. H.C.P. Karunasena, Senior Lecturer of DMME, won the President's Award for Research Publications in 2016. The Award Ceremony was held on 22nd November 2016 at BMICH.

Oct 19

XbotiX 2016 organized by Electrical and Information Engineering Society, Faculty of Engineering, was held on 19th of October 2016 at faculty premises.

Sep 17

"Thambarawila" live in concert by students of the Faculty of Engineering at Auditorium of Faculty of Medicine, Karapitiya.

Aug 23

IESL Re-Accreditation process of the BSc Eng (Hons) Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, undergraduate degree programme

July 01

First Industrial Consultative Committee (ICC) meeting of 2016 was held on 01st July 2016 at the department.

July 07

Ramadan is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar. Muslim friends at the faculty focused on prayer, fasting, giving to charity, and religious devotion


The vision of the Department is to be an innovative leader in undergraduate and graduate education, high quality research, and expert technical services essential for sustainable social, economic, and technological development of the society.


It is the mission of the Department, to provide an academic environment that delivers a sound understanding of the fundamental theory, an excellent grounding in practical skills, the opportunity to develop the ability of creative design, an exposure to modern technology, an awareness of environmental and social constraints, basic skills in management and entrepreneurship, and an encouragement for high quality research.



Departmennt of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering


The Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering presently conducts BSc Engineering degree programme in Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, and postgraduate programmes leading to MPhil degrees in Engineering. The Department in recent times has undergone significant changes and expanded its scope widely to accommodate challenges of the 21st century. A major expansion was undertaken in Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing, Mechatronics and undergraduate/postgraduate research. A comprehensive curriculum revision was carried out in the areas; Materials, Manufacturing, Applied Mechanics, Control and Mechatronics, Thermal and Fluid Engineering to accommodate the Outcome Based Education (OBE) system introduced by Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka (IESL) in 2013.

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6DOF Robot Research Arm(Quanser)

DMME recently purchased an open architecture 6 DOF serial robot manipulator with simulation and 3D visualization for advanced robotics research.The robot is manufactured by Kinova, Canada. It is specifically designed for Quanser in order to make it open-architecture and usable by MATLAB/Simulink More

Donation for an Ongoing Aero Project

Recently the department received a donation of Rs 21000 for an ongoing aero project from Eng. Asitha Lunuwaththa, a graduated student of the faculty. Three 6-channel transmitters were purchased having a range of more than 750 meters for single Rotor Drone project, glider project and the quadcopter project More

Postgraduate Opportunities

Delegates from Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden visited the department to make students/staff aware about available postgraduate opportunities. They particularly highlighted Master's programme...More

Best Presenters from DMME

Mr. E.P. Rohan, recent MPhil graduate of DMME, won the best presenter(Oral) award of technical session: Environment and Dr. Chaminda Karunasena, Senior Lecturer of DMME won the best presenter...More

Academic Sessions-UOR, 2017

14th Academic Session & 13th Vice Chancellor’s Awards was held at Faculty of Engineering, University of Ruhuna on 1st March 2017. This is the first time, the academic sessions were...More

PLM Advance Suite V6

DMME recently purchased “PLM Advance Suite for Academia V6” integrated software package: CATIA, DELMIA, SIMULIA and ENOVIA from Dassault Systems, France. DMME staff is trained on product design...More

Initiation of Biomedical Research

DMME initiated collaborative research activities with Faculty of Dental Science, University of Peredeniya focusing oral cancer diagnosis and Dental Implantology. Staff visited and discussed about potential research ...More

Undergraduate Projects 2016

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