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President Corner -Prof. NR
President's Corner
Eng. (Prof.) Mrs. Niranjanie Ratnayake

The 2017/2018 session is coming to a close, and several changes will be taking place as the new President and Council will be taking the reins after the Annual General meeting to be held on 27th October 2018. The engineer’s role in society is becoming more and more important, as the nation is moving towards rapid development, particularly in the areas of infrastructure development, information and communication technology, digitization etc. Read more...>>>

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Editorial - An Engineer - Expert or a Manager? 

Recently I was having an annual performance review with one of my staff who happened to be one of the best techies in the field of IP networking. I had observed his excellent technical and managerial performance and identified him to be the manager of the division. To my surprise the person didn’t want to take up the new role, instead wanted to continue as a subject matter expert. Read more... >>>



Wayamba Chapter of IESL 2018 Annual General Meeting and Annual Sessions at Grand Ballroom of Kandyan Reach Hotel, Kurunegala on 30th November 2018 from 4.00 pm to 6.00 pm.




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Women Engineers' Survey -Part 02


For the first time in Sri Lanka a countrywide survey was carried out to gather information on the status quo of the woman engineer living and working in Sri Lanka. This article is the second part of a series published in the newsletter of the Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka (IESL) to share the results obtained in the survey which were initially announced to the audience of the AGM of the WEF (Women Engineers’ Forum) of IESL in March 2018. Read more... >>>

How Sri Lanka will benefit by having a Common Equipment Identity Register (CEIR) By Eng. Amila Saputhanthri


There are over 28 million mobile connections in Sri Lanka and the population penetration of total SIM penetration is over 100%. The Table 1 below provides the exact figures relevant to mobile device penetration. Read more... >>>

March of Progress Towards Sustainability by Eng. Suran Fernando


Since the beginning of mankind, both humans & nature had an enduring mutual relationship. About a century ago man opened a new geological era where he himself stated to change the nature on his own will. Though the technological advancements resulted substantial economic growth and social development, its impact on the environment was adverse. Especially over the past seventy years or so, humans have changed the ecosystems rapidly & extensively than in any comparable period in history for the sake of the development. Read more... >>>

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112th Annual Sessions of the IESL, ceremonially inaugurated- Eng. (Prof.) T. M. Pallewatta inducted as President for 2018 / 2019 Sessions


The ceremonial inauguration of the 112th Annual Sessions of the Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka (IESL) was held on Tuesday, 16th October 2018, at the Main Hall, BMICH in the presence of a large gathering. Read more... >>>

Techno Sri Lanka 2018 Exhibition draws record crowds!


The annual national engineering exhibition organized by the apex body for the engineering profession in the country, the Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka (IESL)concluded on a very successful note after 3 days of heavy participation by members of the profession, public and private sector executives, students of universities and schools as well as general public. Read more... >>>

FEISCA REGIONAL CONFERENCE on “Engineering the Sustainable Development Goals – National  strategies and Challenges” concludes with promise of achievement


His Excellency Maithripala Sirisena was the Chief Guest at the conference on Engineering the Sustainable Development Goals – National Strategies and Challenges, organized by the Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka (IESL) in collaboration with the Federation of Engineering Institutions of South and Central Asia (FEISCA) held at the Hilton Residencies as part of the112th Annual Sessions of the IESL. Read more... >>>




The Annual General Meeting 2017 / 2018 of the IESL was held at the Nugasevana, BMICH, Colombo 07 on Saturday, 27th October, 2018 from 9.00am onwards. Read more... >>>


IESL Technical Paper Presentations for 112th Annual Sessions


The presentation of Technical Papers for 112th Annual Sessions was held at the IESL headquarters on 18th Thursday and 19th Friday, October, 2018 from 9.00 am both days. Read more... >>>


Techno Sri Lanka Awards Ceremony 2018 


The grand finale to the Techno Sri Lanka 2018 exhibition, the ‘Techno Awards’ ceremony, was held on Wednesday, 02nd November 2018, from 7.00 PM onwards at the Galle Face Hotel. Representatives of stallholders and sponsors from among both private and public sector organizations, universities and other higher education institutions, IESL sectional committees and provincial chapters, Past Presidents and IESL Council members were all in their best attire and spirit adding enthusiasm and colour to the glamorous event. Read more... >>>

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