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  • 18 May 2015 6:37 PM | IESL (Administrator)


    Again a GRAND AWARD for the JIY participant at the grand award ceremony at PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA


    A JIY participant has again won a GRAND AWARD at the Intel ISEF 2015 grand ceremony held at PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA,US.

    The world's largest international pre-college science competition that showcased talents of more than 1,600 high school students from 70 countries, regions, and territories was held from 10th – 15th May, 2015.

    This is the 6th year that school children selected under the JIY programme of the IESL has done the country proud by winning awards since they started participating in the Intel ISEF in 2008.


    Await details!
  • 05 May 2015 9:53 AM | IESL (Administrator)
    A guest lecture on “Role of a professional engineer in the society” by Prof. Attanayake M.Herath, Faculty of Arts, University of Peradeniya was held on 27th of January 2015 at Hotel Nest Line, Badulla. Around 70 IESL members participated to the program.

  • 28 Apr 2015 5:59 PM | IESL (Administrator)

    The Professional Engineers of Ontario (PEO), a body which regulates professional engineering in Ontario has conferred its Order of  Honour on  Eng. N. Madusuthanan, a Sri Lankan engineer. He was inducted to the order at a gala ceremony held on 24th April, 2015 in Toronto , Canada

     Eng. Madusuthanan,  migrated to Canada in 1996 and have successfully obtained his P. Eng in 1999, and FEC (Fellow Engineers Canada) in 2014. The Order of Honour is bestowed in recognition of the conspicuous service by individuals to the engineering profession and Eng. Madusuthanan was among eight individuals, and the only Sri Lankan, who received the honour at this year’s event. (See Media Release issued by PEO for full details)

    A product of the University of Ceylon, he had served at the Irrigation Department and was the Senior Deputy Director of Irrigation at the time of  his retirement in 1990. He is a Fellow of the IESL  and had held many positions including Council Member in the 1980s, Civil Engineering Sectional Committee Chair and was in the committee that started the JIY long with late Dr. Ray Wijewardena. He was also the Chair of the Galle Branch of the IESL in 1982. He was closely associated in the initiation of the AutoCAD and Computer courses at the IESL using  the few computers obtained at the time as a grant from Australian High commission.


  • 06 Apr 2015 9:47 AM | IESL (Administrator)

    'Sri Lanka to utilize skills of local engineers for development projects’ – President Maithripala Sirisena, as Chief Guest at the IESL National Engineering Conference 2015 - CLICK TO READ the article

  • 01 Apr 2015 10:27 AM | IESL (Administrator)

    IESL, JIY Competition Promotes Global Competition Through Intel ISEF The Sri Lanka Science and Engineering Fair (SLSEF) 2015, for selecting the cream of creative and innovative among Sri Lankan school children for participation in the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) 2015 to be held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA was conducted at the Wimalasurendra Auditorium of the Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka on 26 th February 2015. The Intel ISEF is where the best of world’s best young scientists and inventors from over 60 countries come together each year to share their ideas, showcase their cutting edge science and engineering projects and win awards and scholarships. 

    The SLSEF is a joint effort where the Ministry of Education, National Science Foundation (NSF), Intel® EM Limited-Sri Lanka Liaison Office and the IESL had joined hands since year 2007 to promote creativity and innovation among the country’s younger generation. Every year 20 competitors are selected from two separate competitions, the Junior Inventor of the Year (JIY) competition conducted by the IESL and the Science Research Project Competition (SRPC) conducted by the NSF, to compete at the SLSEF to select three of the best among them to participate at an international level in the Intel ISEF held in USA

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  • 12 Mar 2015 4:24 PM | IESL (Administrator)

    A guest lecture on “Engineer in Society” was organized by IESL Ampara District Centre for the first year engineering students of the South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, Oluvil on 02 March 2015 at the Common Core Programme Centre. This lecture was delivered by Eng. Arjuna Manamperi, Chair of Sectional Committee on Mechanical Engineering, IESL. Around 70 engineering undergraduate students participated.

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  • 18 Feb 2015 3:30 PM | IESL (Administrator)

    The 111th  birth anniversary of Eng.(Prof.) Robert Haisington Paul, (popularly known as R. H. Paul) was commemorated on 9th February, 2015  with a memorial lecture at the Wimalasurendra Auditorium of the Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka (IESL) at 120/15, Wijerama Mawatha, Colombo 7. This year’s R. H. Paul memorial lecture was delivered by Eng. Anura Wijepala on ‘ Engineers and Scientists who can save the Planet Earth are Wanted’.

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  • 16 Feb 2015 11:35 AM | IESL (Administrator)

    The IESL New Zealand Chapter was ceremonially inaugurated by the President of the IESL, Eng. (Dr.) S.B.Wijekoon on 31st January, 2015

    at St. Pauls Methodist Church Hall, 12, St. Vincent Avenue, Remuera, Auckland. A large gathering of Sri Lankan engineers domiciled in New Zealand attended the inauguration which was followed by Dinner. The ceremony was organized by the Interim Committee of the chapter  headed by its President,  Gregory Shahane De Costa.

  • 02 Dec 2014 6:55 PM | IESL (Administrator)

    The  B.D Rampala Memorial Lecture  marking the 104th birth anniversary of Bamunusinghearachchige Don Rampala popularly called B.D.Rampala was held on Friday, 21st November, 2014 at the Wimalasurendra Auditorium of the IESL. Eng. P.P.Wijesekera, former General Manager Sri Lanka Railways delivered the lecture on the theme ‘ How to change Sri Lanka Railways to a profit making entity’. The IESL piously commemorates the birth anniversaries of engineering greats the country has produced whose names are etched in its rich engineering history. One such individual is B. D. Rampala who became the first native chief mechanical engineer in 1949, of the then Ceylon Government Railways and went on to become the General Manager during the period 1955 - 1970, in what is now Sri Lanka Railways. The improvements he brought about to the country’s railway are enjoyed by the people to this day.

    Recorded session is below through IESL Youtube Channel:

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