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Degree Programmes

Bachelor of Engineering Technology Honours in Electrotechnology degree programme is designed with the total credits of 120 to 129. Specialization courses are offered from Level 2 – Semester II onwards after selecting the students for different specialization areas. 

 The course units are designed to produce graduate engineering technologists with a broad knowledge in Electrotechnology with relevant foundation knowledge in Mathematics, Basic Sciences, Information and Communication Technology. Course units under complementary studies provide the relevant non-technical subject knowledge to complement the technical subjects.

 A student who has completed the Degree of Bachelor of Engineering Technology Honours in Electrotechnology will be able to demonstrate that they have knowledge and understanding of the core subject areas of:

  • Electronic fundamental (Analog and Digital)
  • Electrical circuit analysis and design
  • Electronic control and instrumentation
  • Microcontroller-based design
  • Electrical power, electrical machines and electrical installation
  • Communication technology
  • Computer systems, computer architecture, and computer programming
  • Engineering measurements
  • Mechatronics and industrial automation
  • Industrial engineering, industrial health and safety, and business law
  • Principles of management
  • Mathematics and computer-based applications

 The structure of the curriculum with all course units available for a student who wishes to specialize in Electrotechnology programme Click Here

Laboratory Facilities

 Following laboratories and units of the department are equipped with advanced and modern facilities.

  •       Electrical and Electronics Laboratory
  •       Electrical machines & communications Laboratory
  •       Measurement Laboratory
  •       Computer laboratory


Electrical and Electronics Laboratory

The Electrical & Electronics Laboratory is well equipped and caters to the needs of students according to the syllabus. The laboratory can facilitate around 40 students at one time. In this lab, the practical of courses such as Applied Electricity, Analog electronics and Digital Electronics are conducted.


Electrical Machines and Communications Laboratory

This laboratory is equipped with ANSYS package software such as HFSS, Designer, Q3D Extractor, and Siwave which can be used for PCB designing, antenna designing, electromagnetic simulation etc.  Chemical free automated PCB prototyping machine with latest technology used for printing circuits and Educational trainer kits used to enhance the technical skills of students and to teach the basic principles of energy and electricity are also available in the laboratory.

Measurement Laboratory

Various types of electrical measurements are used in electrical engineering practice for measuring the different electrical parameters like voltage, current, power, unknown parameters etc. with precision & calibration of different types of instruments.

The measurement laboratory is equipped with electrical and electronic measuring equipment as well as physical, thermal, mechanical and surveying equipment. Proper use of measuring instruments is essential in order to obtain accurate measurements as well as to maintain measuring instruments in good condition.

Computer Laboratory

The computer laboratory can accommodate around 70 students and each computer has the latest technology with internet facilities. Logger-Pro useful for data collection are installed on computers. Practical sessions of course units such as object oriented programming, computer programming, telecommunication technology, web designing and statistics for engineering technology are conducted in this laboratory.

News & Events

Third Year students (2017/2018 batch) of the Department of Electrotechnology in the Faculty of Technology, WUSL,demonstrated their unique skills and technological abilities acquired during their studies for the past years in the faculty. Students, in three groups, showcased their talents on Design and Implementation of Sensor Based Circuits. The designs were supervised by Mrs. Shyama Wickramasinghe under the guidance of Dr. (Mrs.) J.M.J.W. Jayasinghe, Head, DET.

Some of these products were also presented in the Wayamba Chapter stall in IESL Techno Exhibition, in 2017 and 2019, leading to win Silver and Gold Awards respectively. 


Radar System: Detects an object and identifies the position of the detected object by measuring angle and distance between the identified object and the System Unit.

Demonstration of Smart House System in which lighting system, adjustable roof, doors, etc. are controlled using sensors, in Techno 2019 Exhibition organised by IESL

Academic Staff

Dr. (Mrs.) JMJW Jayasinghe

Senior Lecturer/ Department of Electronics Founding Head/ Department of Electrotechnology Coordinator/ Proposed Faculty of Engineering Founding Head/ Department of Construction Technology Founding Head/ Department of Engineering Technology

PhD, B.Sc. Eng. (Hons)

Eng. M.R. Hasitha Eranda Bandara

Lecturer (Probationary)

BTech. Hons (Eng.) (OUSL), Reading for M.Phil.

Eng. (Mrs.) Shyama Wickramasinghe

Lecturer (Probationary)

BSc. (Eng.) (Hons.) in Electrical and Electronics Engineering (University of Peradeniya),

Reading for M.Phil

Eng (Mr.) W.E.P. Sampath Ediriweera


M.Sc (By Research) in Electrical Engineering [University of Moratuwa] [2017-2018]

B.Sc. (Hons) in Electrical Engineering [University of Moratuwa][2013-2017]

Mr. T. M. Priyashantha Tennakoon

Lecturer (Probationary)
BSc (Hons)(Eng.), (University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka)

Mr. H. M. Sudeepa Madushanka Herath

Lecturer (Probationary)

Bachelor of Engineering (Electronic and Communication Engineering) with First Class Honours, Curtin University – 2017

Eng. (Ms.) W. N. D. Fernando

Lecturer (Probationary)

BSc. (Eng.) (Hons.) in Electrical and Information Engineering (University of Ruhuna)

Academic Supportive Staff Profiles

L.W. Kushan Tharuka

MSc in Electrical Engineering (Reading), BSc (Hons) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

W.S. Devindi

BEng (Hons) in Electronics and Communication Engineering, MIET.

Piyumika Abeyrathne

MSc in Highway and Traffic Engineering (Reading),

BSc (Hons) in Civil Engineering,

Dip in Project Planning and Management,

Dip in AutoCAD, MICE.

Non-academic Staff Profiles

N. G. J. Anushan

Technical Officer
Udesh Madushan

Udesh Madushan

Laboratory Attendant