Oct 14

CAD EAGER 2017
The CAD EAGER 2017 will be held on 14th Of October at Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

June 25

RAMME AGM 2017
The AGM 2017 of RAMME was held at Light House Gallery, Colombo 01 from 3.00 pm onward on 25th June 2017 (Sunday)

June 10

Ruhuna IESL Day 2017
IESL Day, University of Ruhuna - 2017 organized by Ruhuna Engineering Student Chapter of the IESL will be held at Faculty of Engineering, University of Ruhuna from 09.00 am onwards on 10th of June 2017.

May 17

ICCMS-2017
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: http://www.eng.ruh.ac.lk/AS2016/

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

 News & Events

Visit of IMechE(UK) President

International President, Institution of Mechanical Engineering, United Kingdom [IMechE (UK)], Dr. (Mrs.) Carolyn Griffiths visited the Faculty on 20/11/207. She was accompanied by members of the IMechE Sri Lanka group. The delegates met the Vice Chancellor, Dean, Heads, academics and the students of DMME and had a fruitful discussion on professional development of the students and the staff...More

ICC Meeting, 2017

Annual Industrial Consultative Committee (ICC) meeting was held on 02nd of November 2017 at the department. The committee comprised newly recruited industrial experts for 2017. Click here to see newly appointed ICC members...More

Project Showcase 2017

Annual project showcase was held at DMME on 02nd November 2017. The objective of the event was, providing a platform for the final year undergraduate students to showcase their capabilities to the outside community. The event included 29 carefully designed engineering products of final year undergraduate students conducted as their undergraduate design project, addressing demands particularly in the industry and research related areas...More

Xbotix Robotics Challenge 2017

‘XbotiX-Robotics Challenge 2017', annual robotics competition was held at the Faculty on 04/10/2017.It was organized by Electrical and Information Engineering Society (EIES) and Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering Students' Society (MMESS) in collaboration with IEEE Student Branch and IET Ruhuna Chapter. More than 50 groups representing state and private universities and, schools competed at undergraduate category and school category.More

First Job & Persuasion of Career

Ruhuna Alumni Association of Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering (RAMME) conducted a workshop on "The Process of getting first job and persuasion of professional career" on 19th Sep 2017 at the Faculty Auditorium.The resource person was Mr Arajuna Manamperi, the Chairman of the Mechanical Engineering Sectional Committee of Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka. The session was attended by students from all three departments, academic staff members and engineers representing IESL Ruhuna Chapter. The event was jointly...More

Full Accreditation Status

BSc Engineering Degree Program conducted by Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering (DMME), University of Ruhuna, was granted unconditional "Full Accreditation" for 5 years till year 2020 by Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka (IESL) under the "Washington Accord" which is an international agreement between bodies responsible for accrediting engineering degree programmes. The Accord outlines the mutual recognition between the participating bodies of accredited engineering degree programmes. It also establishes and benchmarks the standard for professional engineering education across those bodies. Accordingly, graduates of DMME are well recognized by 21 signatory countries (Australia, Canada, Taiwan, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, Turkey, Bangladesh, China, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, United Kingdom and the United States) as having met the academic requirements for entry to the practice of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering.More

Industrial Day 2017

DMME organized “Industry Day – 2017” on 27th of June 2016 at the request of Industrial Development Board of Ceylon. 30-40 small and medium scale enterprises in the southern province participated the event. Their main purpose of attending this event was to find reasonable solutions to the problems they face in producing their goods and services. Four departments of the faculty presented potential capabilities to provide consultancies related to various problems associated with the enterprises.More

CATIA V6 Design Competition

Engineering Design Competition in PLM Advance Suite DS CATIA V6 organized by Ruhuna Engineering Student Chapter of IESL in colloboration with MMESS and RAMME, was held at Faculty of Engineering, University of Ruhuna on 10th June, IESL Day 2017. More

Guest Lecture on Lean Six Sigma

A guest on "The Art of Problem Solving with Lean Six Sigma for Engineers" was held on 6.00 pm, 09/06/2017 at LT2. The session was jointly organized by Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering Students Society (MMESS) and Electrical & Information Engineering More

Ruhuna IESL Day 2017

IESL Day, University of Ruhuna - 2017 organized by Ruhuna Engineering Student Chapter of the IESL will be held at Faculty of Engineering, University of Ruhuna from 09.00 am onwards on 10th of June 2017. More

Automated Sluice Gate System

DMME and Southern Provincial Irrigation Department collaboratively completed a project "An Automated & Remotely Operated (baed on web-based SCADA system) Sluice Gate System for Water Discharge Point at Unawatuna, Coastal Region". The official opening ceremony was held on 19th April 2017. More

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 manufacturer of the robot arm is Quanser Consulting Inc, Canada. It is an open architecture, high-performance, safe and affordable (relative to industrial-level) More

Donation for an Ongoing Aero Project

Recently the department received a donation of Rs 21000 for 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 quad copter project More

Postgraduate Opportunities -KTH, Sweden

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 in Environomical Pathways for Sustainable Energy Systems (SELECT) as an opening door to pursue further studies. More

Best Presenters from DMME-13th Academic Sessions

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(Poster) of technical session: Science & More

Academic Sessions-UOR, 2017

14th Academic Session & 13th Vice Chancellor’s Awards was held at Faculty of Engineering, University of Ruhuna on 01st March 2017. This is the first time, the academic sessions were hosted by Faculty of Engineering. More

PLM Advance Suite V6

DMME recently purchased “PLM Advance Suite for Academia V6” integrated software package: CATIA, DELMIA, SIMULIA and 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 projects and available funding opportunities. More

ARS-2017

Annual Research Symposium-2017 was held on 5th Jan 2017 at the Faculty of Engineering, University of Ruhuna. This is the fourth consecutive research symposium organized by the faculty and 51 research papers were presented by staff, students and outsider researchers under three main streams; Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering and, Electrical & Information Engineering. More

Product Showcase 2016

DMME organised a product showcase with the objective of providing a platform for the final year undergraduate students to showcase their capabilities to the outside community. The event included 22 carefully designed engineering products of final year undergraduate students conducted as their undergraduate design project, addressing demands particularly in the industry and research related areas. More

Mini Design Competition-Freshers

DMME conducted a mini design competition among freshers(18th intake) under the departmental activities of orientation programme, 2016.The students were assigned to design an innovative structure using a fixed weight of newspapers to protect an egg falling from a reasonable height. The competition was conducted in a friendly environment and the students enjoyed a lot. More

2016-IEEE ICIAFS

2016 - IEEE 8th International Conference on Information and Automation For Sustainability (iciafs.org) was hosted by Faculty of Engineering, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka. The conference was technically sponsored by Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and technically co-sponsored by IEEE Robotics and Automation Society, Power and Energy Society and IEEE - Sri Lanka Section. Financially sponsored by CodeGen Internationals, Savitzone Technologies, ATA Internationals and Laboratory Equipment Company pvt Ltd. This time, 61 technical papers were presented by researchers of 18 countries. More

President's Award

Dr. Chaminda 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. More

Undergraduate Projects, 2016

Final defence of the Bachelor Thesis on Undergraduate Projects was held on 22nd and 23rd November 2016 at DMME. Students (21 groups) presented their work to DMME Staff, Alumni and Industrial Representatives. Final product showcase and demonstration will be held on 22/12/2016 at DMME. More

Field Visit to DPMCO, Colombo

Fourth semester (Level 2) students visited David Pieris Motor Company, Colombo 02, under the module; ME 4312 Automobile Engineering, 09/11/2016 More

Guest Lecture by Laugfs Lubricants

Dr. Amarasekara the Director/CEO at Laugfs Lubricants Limited conducted a guest lecture on Lubricant Formulation, Testing and Sri Lankan Lubricant Market. More

Field Visit to Kramski, Flintec, Multi Moulds

Sixth semester (Level 3) students visited three factories in Katunayake BOI zone under the module, ME 6303: Computer Aided Manufacturing. Visited Factories were Kramski Lanka(Pvt) Ltd, Flintec Transducers (Pvt) Ltd and Boehm Leckner Multi Moulds (Pvt) Ltd. More

Techno Awards, 2016

Faculty won the silver award in the category "Best display of University Projects" during the Techno Sri Lanka Awards - 2016 held on 28th October 2016. Students won many awards in the competitions (CAD Eager - 1st and 2nd place, Spaghetti Bridge - 1st and 2nd place). This year too, Faculty won the highest number of awards during this award ceremony. More

XobotiX 2016

‘XbotiX-Robotics Challenge 2016', annual robotics competition was held at the Faculty on 19th of October 2016.It was organized by Electrical and Information Engineering Society (EIES) and Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering Students' Society (MMESS) in collaboration with IEEE Student Branch and IET Ruhuna Chapter. More than 50 groups representing state and private univeisities and, schools competed at undergraduate category and school catergory. More

Winners, CAD EAGER

CAD EAGER 2016, Design competition was held at National Engineering Exhibition;Techno 2016, BMICH. it was organized by Institution of Engineers, Young Members Section (IESL YMS) in collaboration with Dept of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, University of Ruhuna. Engineering undergraduates from University of Moratuwa, Peradeniya, Ruhuna, SouthEastern University, Open University, University of Jafna competed at a single platform. Prabha Madhurangi and Rohan Sameera, undergraduates of DMME Ruhuna jointly won the first place. DMME wish them a cheerful future. More

Dr. Bandula Wijay

Dr. Bandula Wijay, CEO of LeoMed LLC (Manufacturer of Cardiovascular Devices), Houston, Texas, USA visited the department and shared his inventions and design experience with students and staff. Dr. Bandula Wije is an inventor, scientist, engineer and a businessman who has developed a variety of interventional cardiovascular and other medical devices including the Protected Coronary Balloon Angioplasty (PPTCA). More

UG, Evaluation

Department conducted progress evaluation on final year undergraduate projects on 22nd and 23rd of September 2016.More

IESL, Award

Mr. Thanura Malinga (RU/E/2011/018), immediate graduate of the department won ‘Migara Ranathunga Trust Award’ of Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka for the best industrial trainee mechanical engineer under discipline of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering. It was awarded on 14th September 2016 at Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka. DMME, won the same award previously in 2012 and 2014. More

Re-Accreditation

IESL Re-Accreditation process of the BSc Eng (Hons) Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, undergraduate degree programme was held on 24th-26th August 2016. The department obtained its full IESL accredited status for the undergraduate programme in 2010. Being a signatory to the Washington Accord, the four year full time degree programmes accredited by the IESL are considered as substantially equivalent to the four year degree programmes that have been accredited by the other signatories to the Accord. Being a signatory to the Washington Accord, IESL will evaluate BSc Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering degree programme at its first time. More

ICC 2016

First Industrial Consultative Committee (ICC) meeting of 2016 was held on 01st July 2016 at the department. The committee comprised newly recruited industrial experts in 2016. The department is planning to call next meeting on December, 2016. Click here to see newly appointed ICC members. More

Farewell

Dr. Manjula Wickramasinghe resigned from the Department on July 2016.He had been serving at the department over one year. The DMME wishes him a cheerful future aheadMore

RAMME-AGM 2016

Annual general meeting of the Ruhuna Alumni Association of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering was held on 25th of June at Light house gallery, ColomboMore

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