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Students Society

IMechE Student Chapter of KDU


IMechE Student Chapter of KDU was established in 2022 by the Department of Mechanical Engineering, with the approval of the University. IMechE is an engineering professional body with over 115,000 members in 140 countries around the world with a mandate to promote and uplift the Mechanical Engineering Profession. The IMechE strives to be the globally recognized authority in Mechanical Engineering supporting a global engineering community. It serves as a platform to develop professional Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineers, and to enhance teamwork and leadership skills of undergraduates.

Since then, it has been adding vivid experiences to the student life and a greater platform for the undergraduates by organizing guest lectures, workshops, competitions, social outreach activities, industrial day and exhibitions with the blessings of the university. These activities increase the creativity and soft skills of the students and facilitates the development of a Mechanical Engineer that is responsible to the society.


Any student enrolled in the program BSc in Engineering, specializing in Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics Engineering fields at KDU are eligible for membership of the society.

Executive Committee

Annual General Meeting of IMechE Student Chapter of KDU was held on 16th of March 2022 at 3.00 p.m. at FGS Auditorium with the presence of the Head of the department, Commander DS Bogahawatte, Lecturers, and the executive committee members were elected during the meeting.

ChairSCQMSMSM Marshad
Vice ChairDSBRPDA Boraluwa
SecretaryDSSAHD Batuwantudawa
Assistant SecretaryOCMDD Perera
TreasurerDSRPNV Randeniya
Assistant TreasurerDSKMM Pankaja
Website OfficerDSEMUP Ekanayake
Publicity OfficerDSADPV Jayathilake
Newsletter EditorDSPNA Fernando
Event Coordinators

KMM Lakshan
WJI Wimalarathne
Executive Committee Members

WAB Gimhan
RAM Chamishka
VIB Pihillanda
KDW Silva
BWNS Bnadara
OBH Thanthreege
Education Committee ChairCSGTSH Madanayake
Education Committee Deputy ChairOCWIN Udara
Design & Public Relations Committee ChairOCSD Jayathunga
Design & Public Relations Committee Deputy ChairDSSADN Satharasinghe
Technical Committee ChairOCAD Fernando
Technical Committee Deputy ChairOCSSR Codippily


Automobile Maintenance Workshop, Auto’22, organized by the Student Chapter of IMechE at General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University successfully concluded on 20th of July 2022 with the participation of over 100 participants both physically and virtually.

Guest Lecture on “Manufacturing environment and challenges”

Mr. Aruna Kumara, General manager of Senok windows Pvt. Ltd., delivered the guest lecture on the topic “Manufacturing Environment and Challenges” on 26th of May 2022.

The Inaugural Annual General Meeting of the IMechE Student Chapter of General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University

The Inaugural Annual General Meeting of IMechE Student Chapter of KDU was held on 16th of March 2022 at 3.00 p.m. at FGS Auditorium, KDU.

Guest Lecture on "Fundamentals of Lubricants"

Technical Manager of N M Distributors Pvt (Ltd), Mr. Sanjeewa Bandara conducted the guest lecture on “Fundamentals of Lubricants” on 20th of January 2022.

Brainstorming Session and the Fellowship Banquet of The IMechE Sri Lanka Group 2022

“Brainstorming Session” and the Fellowship Banquet of the IMechE Sri Lanka Group, of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers, based in UK, was concluded at “Pegasus Reef” Hotel, Wattala on Saturday, 8th of January 2022.

Guest Lecture on “Lean Management System & Industry 4.0”

General Manager of MAS Intimates PVT Ltd and Managing Director of AREA4 ECOCUBES; Mr. Nuwan Dahanayake delivered the keynote speech as the guest speaker, on the “Lean Management System & Industry 4.0” on 03rd of December 2021.

Awareness Session for The Staff and Students on IMechE

Senior Lecturer from the Department of Mechanical Engineering of University of Moratuwa, Dr. JR Gamage conducted the Awareness session for the staff and students on IMechE on 08th of November 2021.

Guest Lecture On “Insight to Building Energy Standards”

Dean, Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research at Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology (SLIIT), Professor Rahula Attalage, delivered the keynote speech as the guest speaker, on “Insight to Building Energy Standards” on 17th of September 2021.

Ratmalana Railway Station & Access Road Cleaning

Mechanical Engineering society hand in hand with Marine Engineering society conducted a CSR project of cleaning Ratmalana Railway Station and access road of the same on 21st February 2020.