Faculty of Technology Students Shine at Sri Lanka’s First International Industry Expo – 2024


Students from the Faculty of Technology’s Department of Civil and Environmental Technology and Department of Mechanical and Materials Technology showcased their innovative projects at Sri Lanka’s first International Industry Expo – 2024. Held from June 19 to 23 at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) in Colombo, the event gathered industry leaders and innovators from around the world.

Highlighting the success of our participants, 3rd year student D.G.N.K. Madhusanka, specializing in Energy and Environmental Technology, secured the 1st place in the category of IT innovations with his groundbreaking project, “Gammasell.com.”

We are proud to present the remarkable achievements of our students at the expo. Their projects not only impressed the attendees but also showcased the diverse range of talents and innovative solutions developed within our faculty. Here are some of the standout projects and the brilliant minds behind them:

  1. G.N.K. Madhusanka – Gammasell.com (1st Place under IT Innovations)
  2. M.H Perera, H.F.T.D Fonseka – Designing of a Passive Lighting System through Fiber Optic Cables
  3. N.M. Lakshika – Production of rice husk derived biomass briquettes for boilers
  4. M.A.V. Gunathilaka – Design and Development of a Low-Cost Treatment System for Leachate Mixed Stormwater
  5. M.W.D.C.B. Abeykoon – Optimizing bioethanol production from jackfruit waste: a comprehensive approach through process modeling
  6. A. Withanage, P.D. Tharaka – Autonomous Vision Based Robot System for Assist Emasculation of Abelmoschus- esculentus(okra) plant and Diseases Assessment
  7. A.S.K. Ranawaka, R.A.S.L. Ranaweera – Fully Automatic Wire Stripping and Crimping Machine
  8. A.D.B. Sandaruwan – Intelligent Ultrasonic Tacking Machine for Apparel Industry
  9. W.T.M.C. Tharukarathne – Development of high-calorie briquettes from pine needles char and pine resin, for biomass boiler
  10. M.R.B. Weerasekara – Development of smart phone based water turbidity monitoring system
  11. M. Malkanthi – Development of seawater activated primary battery through Electrode Design and Material Selection
  12. M.S.M. Dissanayaka – Analyzing the properties of fire briquettes produced from utilizing different waste materials of corn plant

Their participation not only demonstrated their skills and knowledge but also attracted significant attention from industry professionals, opening up valuable opportunities for future collaborations and career advancements.

The Faculty of Technology is proud of our students’ achievements and looks forward to continuing to support their innovative projects.

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