Department of
Electrical Engineering
University of Moratuwa

Welcome to the Department of Electrical Engineering

Welcome to the Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Moratuwa. The Department of Electrical Engineering is one of the key departments in the Faculty, and presently conducts a taught M.Sc./P.G. Diploma program and a graduate research program in addition to its main activity of conducting the B.Sc. Eng. program for an annual intake of about 100 students. Approximately 125 students follow the three MSc/ P.G. Diploma Programmes namely Electrical Engineering, Electrical Installations, and Industrial Automation. The Department also offers research degrees leading to Master of Science, Master of Philosophy and Doctor of Philosophy.


Latest News

Nov 2017

Dr. Asanka Rodrigo Served as a Resource Person to the Training Program on “Green Project Manager (Master )”

Dr. Asanka Rodrigo served as a resource person to the training workshop on “Green Project Management (Master ) at Taj Samudra Hotel, Colombo on 12th November 2017, which was organized by the Ceylon Institute of Builders (CIOB-SL) together with Building Construction Authority (Singapore). read more >

Nov 2017

Dr. Asanka Rodrigo participates the IEEE PES Chapter Chair’s Meeting

Dr. Asanka Rodrigo, as the Deputy Chair (Prescient-Elect) of the IEEE PES Sri Lanka Chapter, participated for the IEEE PES Asia Pacific (Region 10) Chapter Chairs’ meeting held in Bangalore, India from 7th November to 8th November 2017. read more >

Undergraduate Programme

The department of Electrical Engineering conduct study program leading to Honours Degree of the Bachelor of the Science of Engineering specialised in Electrical Engineering.

The Study Program produces graduates for the local industry in the electricity and energy sectors, electrical construction industry and the manufacturing industry. A few graduates also pursue academic and research careers.

The objectives of the electrical engineering study program are

  • to produce Electrical Engineering graduates for more effective and efficient utilisation of energy through better management in the new century.
  • to improve the relevance of the study program in solving practical problems faced by modern industry.
  • to possess the knowledge needed to be in the forefront of current advances in areas of technology related to electrical engineering, such as green energy technologies.
  • to enhance the creativity and innovativeness of the graduates.
  • to improve the professionalism of the graduates and to elevate the quality of life of the society.

Postgraduate Programme

The Department conducts taught M.Sc./P.G. Diploma program and a graduate research program in addition to its undergraduate program.

  • Full-Time Postgraduate Program (by Research): full-time research programs leading to MSc, MPhil and PhD degrees in the field of electrical Engineering.
  • Part-Time Postgraduate Program (by Coursework)leading to, Msc/Postgraduate Diploma in Electrical Engineering, Electrical Installations and in Industrial Automation. Further the Department offers a Postgraduate Certificate in Industrial Automation.

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