Faculty of Engineering

University of Peradeniya

Faculty of Engineering

University of Peradeniya

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The Faculty of Engineering, University of Peradeniya is the first engineering faculty in Sri Lanka. It was founded in 1950 and shifted to the present location at Peradeniya in 1964. The Faculty of Engineering is one of the eight Faculties of the University of Peradeniya, the most prestigious university in Sri Lanka located in an idyllic setting on the banks of the Mahaweli River and at the foothills of the Hantana mountain range.


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  • Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering Undergraduate Projects Receive National Awards

    Two undergradute projects of the department of electrical and electronic engineering received Manamperi award (group category) main award and Manamperi award (group category) 1st merit award. The Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of ScienceManamperi Award (Engineering) is for the best undergraduate Engineering research project submitted to a Sri Lankan University by registered students (More...)

  • The team Data Crunchers win at DataStorm 1.0 - Department of Computer Engineering

    The team Data Crunchers, a group of students from the Department of Computer Engineering was able to emerge as the 2nd runners up at Data Storm v1.0 which was organized by the Rotaract clubs of University of Moratuwa and University of Colombo and held on the 29th of February 2020 at the John Keells Holdings Auditorium. The team consisted of Imesh Ekanayake(E15), Heshan Dissanayake (E16) and Hiruna Samarakoon(E14). (More...)

  • IESL Award for the Best Undergraduate Project in Electrical Engineering 2018/2019

    The Eng. E. W. Karunaratna award for the best undergraduate project in Electrical Engineering was awarded to E13 batch final year project, “Design of a Multispectral Imaging System for Industrial Applications”. The project team members are W. G. Chaminda Bandara, G. W. Kasun Prabhath and D. W. S. C. B. Dissanayake. The project was supervised by Dr. H. M. V. R. Herath, Dr. G. M. R. I. Godaliyadda, and Dr. (More...)

  • "Best Data Engineer" award win at Datathon

    A group of final year students from the Department of Computer Engineering, brought the "best data engineer" title home while winning the 4th place at the Datathon: Hackathon for data enthusiasts organized by Dialog and Axiata Analytics, Sri Lanka.The event was held at the Water's edge, Colombo during (2-4)/8/2019 with the participation of 100 100 individuals: 20 teams consisting of data science industry (More...)

  • Department undergraduates at the finals of HackX

    Team 405 Found and team Cybernics from the Department of Computer Engineering has been able to get selected for the top ten teams at the hackX 2019, an inter-university startup challenge organized by the IMSSA, University of Kelaniya. 30 teams have been filtered out for an initial pitch from all the proposals submitted for the competition. After the initial pitch, the top ten teams were selected for the final   (More...)

  • Second year students of the department shine at IESL Techno Hackathon-Xtreme

    Team Eye Coders, a group of second-year students from the Department of Computer Engineering has emerged second runners up at the IESL Techno Hackathon-Xtreme which was held on the 12th of October at the BMICH premises. The competition which was organized by the IESL Student Chapter of the University of Moratuwa in collaboration with IESL-YMS, had over 16 teams from eight leading State   ( More...)

  • Pera Undergraduates Mark Their Name in Mora Xtreme 4.0.

    Team InterGreat, a group of second-year students of the Faculty of Engineering, University of Peradeniya (UoP) has been the winner surpassing around 300 teams at MoraXtreme 4.0 which was held on the 12th of October 2019. The team consisted of Nanayakkara , Praveen Danajaya and PardithaAlwis from Departments of Electrical & Electronic Engineering and Computer Engineering from UoP. Also, (More...)

  • Three teams make it to top ten in Sri Lankan scoreboard of the IEEEXtreme 13.0 coding competition

    Undergraduates of the Faculty of Engineering, University of Peradeniya has been able to secure three out of the top ten places of the SriLankan Scoreboard at the IEEEXtreme 13.0 which concluded on the 20th of October 2019. IEEEXtreme is a global challenge in which teams around the world compete in a 24-hour time span against each other to solve a set of intensive programming problems. This (More...)

  • Department students shine at HackStat 2.0 as winners

    Team biteCode consisting of Gihan Jayathilake, Suren Sritharan, HarshanaSumedha and DhanushkiMapitigama (final year undergraduates of the department) emerged winners from the retail category at the hackStat 2.0 which was organized by the Stat Circle, Department of Statistics, of Colombo to promote data science in Sri Lanka. Team eyeCoders, a group of second-year students; ThiliniDeshika,   (More...)

  • Final year students win at iHack 5.0

    Team Testing123 of PrabhathBandara, KaveeshaDilshani, Chamara Gunarathne and ShehanPerera has been able to emerge as the 1st runner up at iHack 5.0 Inter-University hackathon organized by University of Colombo School of Computing ISACA Student Group. 15 teams have been sorted out by considering all the project proposals submitted and the top 5 teams were selected to the final round after 24 (More...)

  • Department graduate awarded the MigaraRatnatunga Trust Award

    Dimuth Wickramanayake, an immediate graduate of the department (E/13 batch) has been awarded the MigaraRatnatunga Trust Award for Industrial Training for Undergraduates -2018/2019. It is awarded by the Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka (IESL) for the best industrial trainee project in Sri Lanka under the discipline of computer engineering. Dimuthu was presented with this award(a cash prize and certificate (More...)

  • Department graduate receives Bronze medal for Best Research Undergraduate project

    Theekshana Dissanayake, an immediate graduate of the department (E/13) has been awarded the bronze medal for best research undergraduate project in Sri Lanka by the Institute of Applied Statistics Srilanka (IASSL). It was awarded for his final year project based work titled "An ensemble learning approach for improving electrocardiogram based human emotion recognition", which was supervised by (More...)

  • 2nd runners up in Biomedical Engineering Design Competition

    Team CrunchCode was able to emerge as the 2nd runners up at Brainstorm 2019, Sri Lanka's Premier Biomedical Engineering Design Competition, organized by the IEEE EMBS Student Branch Chapter at University of Moratuwa. The team which consisted of Hiruna Samarakoon, Anjana Senanayaka, SanojPunchihewa of the Faculty of Engineering, Sachit Kerala from the Faculty of Medicine and (More...)

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iPURSE 2019


Peradeniya University International Research Sessions 2019 (iPURSE 2019) will be held on 11th and 12th September, 2019 at the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya.