Dean’s Message


Welcome to the Faculty of Engineering, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, the latest addition to the Engineering Faculties of the Sri Lanka’s state owned Universities. Established in January 2016 with the aim of producing globally recognized quality engineering professionals to drive the country towards a knowledge based economy, the Faculty of Engineering serves young minds of our country by helping them achieve their dreams, while serving towards the University’s vision – “Prosper Lives Through Education”.

Faculty of Engineering currently offers Bachelor of the Science of Engineering degree in four different disciplines namely, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering and Mechanical Engineering. The curricular that follow locally and internationally recognized standards has been formulated by a panel of eminent academics in engineering along with consultation from experts from industry and with guidance from the Institute of Engineers, Sri Lanka (IESL), the apex body for the profession in Sri Lanka. Moreover, the undergraduates following the degree program here get the advantage of choosing to follow a Minor subject area from an emerging field of Engineering where they can improve their overall competency by widening the study area to match with the latest demands of the Industry.

The Faculty also offers research higher degrees leading to Master of Philosophy and Doctor of Philosophy in various Engineering disciplines. With the vision of enriching the curricular, establishing futuristic research culture and global education environment, Faculty of Engineering has already established understandings between several leading international Universities and Industries.

Despite operating in a temporary location at Ratmalana at present, the student and staff of our Faculty enjoy a resourceful and friendly teaching and learning environment. We all are equally benefited from the diversely nurtured, excellent educational and extracurricular facilities and infrastructure and futuristic yet culturally established values of University of Sri Jayewardenepura. The Faculty aims to moves to its own permanent premises with state-of-the-art facilities in near future.

Whether you are a prospective student, faculty or staff member or a visitor, I warmly welcome you to explore your place in our community of scholars. We wish you all the success in your life endeavors.


Dr. K M C Konthesingha
Dean of the Faculty of Engineering