Mech students shine at IMechE speech competition

Dileesha Jayathilaka, a final year student from the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, has won the semi-final of the national level speech competition “Speak out for Engineers”, organised by IMechE.

The competition, organised by the Young Members of the institution has been running for almost 60 years, focused on improving the communication skills of young engineers. It is a truly international competition where national level and subsequently regional level winners will have the opportunity to compete on a global stage.

Students of IMechE student chapters of all the engineering faculties in Sri Lanka are participating in the Sri Lankan national competition. The competition consists of four semi-finals, with two participants from each university. Kasun Weerakoon, the other participant who represented our faculty was also named a runner up of one of the semi-finals.


Written by Dinithika Appuhamy on 8th August 2021