Success Stories – SEEW

Eng. (Mrs.) Kumudu Amarawardhana

In 2010, after sixteen years of service as an Engineer in the Sri Lanka Air Force in aeronautical and mechanical Engineering spheres, I was thinking of switching my career into academia and a way of bridging these two careers was a need then. ‘Energy systems’ as an Engineering discipline has fascinated me right from my Read More

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Eng. Janaka Rathnakumara

As an MSc student of Sustainable Energy Engineering at the KTH University, I am well-equipped to develop energy management and conservation practices at Wijeya Newspapers Ltd in Sri Lanka. I started my career as a mechanical engineer at Wijeya Newspapers Ltd in 2005 and assumed duties in mechanical maintenance department where I implemented productivity development Read More

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Dr. Chaminda Ranaweera

I enrolled to the SEEW master program as a remote based student in 2010 through the OUSL. I think that was the turning point of my graduate studies. I completed my studies exactly in two years. I received a full scholarship to visit KTH and complete my final thesis studies as an on- campus student Read More

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Eng. (Mrs.) Tharanga Wickramarathna

Been attached to the Sri Lanka Utility, Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) as a Transmission Planning Engineer (2004-2009), I was engaging providing sustainable network solution for the country’s need. Further I was engaged in research on finding sustainable power generation options which suit for the country.  Mean time I was selected to the Sustainable Energy Engineering Read More

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Dr. (Mrs.) Duleeka Gunarathne

Graduated as a Chemical & Process Engineer from University of Moratuwa with specialization in Energy Engineering, and being a Research Engineer in the Department of Renewable Energy in National Engineering Research & Development Centre (NERDC), I became very much interested in the Sustainable Energy Engineering Worldwide (SEEW) Maters program offered by KTH in distance mode Read More

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Eng. Kithsiri Gamage

I had primarily dealt with several industry like water treatment & supply, petroleum and cement manufacturing and identified that how energy industry is growing rapidly with development of economy. So I felt it was important to further study related to energy field. Meanwhile I got know about this programme through Open University of Sri Lanka Read More

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Eng. Thanushka Peiris

As a mechanical engineer in the biggest power generating utility in Sri Lanka – Lakvijaya Power Station, I have tremendous opportunity to serve my country and my nation with a pride. During my tenure, I have to engage numerous activities related to thermal power generation and I have great chance to obtain practical exposure of Read More

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