Faculty of Engineering

University of Peradeniya

Faculty of Engineering

University of Peradeniya

Message from the Dean

Welcome to the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Peradeniya.

Welcome to the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Peradeniya.

We are one of the nine Faculties of the scenic University of Peradeniya located in the idyllic setting at the foothills of the Hantana mountain range. The Faculty has eight different academic departments comprising over 130 well qualified academic staff. Nationally and internationally accredited curriculum of the degree programme has been planned to offer the students a comprehensive Engineering education of very high standards. A well thought, carefully designed array of Core, Technical and Non-technical courses, Design & Laboratory sessions, Field works, Career guidance, Industrial training and Personal development activities etc., spaced over a period of eight semesters, provide the students with sound theoretical background & a balanced exposure to practical engineering, providing world class opportunities to train themselves to become well-rounded Engineering graduate. In addition the Faculty conducts over 10 postgraduate programmes; research degrees as well as taught courses, leading to Masters’, MPhil and PhD degrees.

To facilitate the above, amply equipped Laboratories, large Central Workshop, Engineering Education Unit, Industrial Training and Career guidance unit, English Language Teaching Unit, and spacious Design, Drafting and Computing facilities etc provide a very conducive learning environment. In addition, studying at Peradeniya Engineering Faculty provides a unique exposure to diverse cultural and intellectual climate. Students from all over the country seek admission to the Faculty due to many rich aspects of undergraduate experience and very high standards we maintain.

The Faculty interacts with the industry and provides many avenues for delivery of expertise to the local industry through individual departments as well as through Engineering Design Centre; the commercial arm of the Faculty. Further, in aid of career/professional development of young engineers and technical personnel of the industry, the Faculty conducts many diploma courses.

The Faculty has been maintaining a long-standing reputation for excellence in Engineering education in the region and world over. Rich and balanced academic programme of very high standard open up doors of many great opportunities for the graduates to become great professionals, academics and leaders.



Prof. Leelananda Rajapaksha (PhD, CEng, MIMechE),
Dean / Faculty of Engineering,
University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.

Tel: +94-81-2388322 / 2393302