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The International Conference on Smart Computing and Systems Engineering (SCSE) 2023 marked its sixth consecutive year of successful execution, drawing a delegation comprising esteemed academics, research scholars, and industry experts. The conference witnessed a noteworthy participation with 193 full paper submissions from researchers representing countries such as Australia, the United Kingdom, Japan, India, etc.


We take immense pleasure in announcing that Eranga Silva of the Department of Industrial Management (Batch 2017/2018) was honored with the prestigious Best Paper Award for SCSE 2023 on the 14th of February at the Vice Chancellor's office. Dr. Chathumi Kavirathna served as the research supervisor for the award-winning paper titled, "Factors Affecting the Implementation of Sustainable Practices in the Sri Lankan Food Retail Sector."


While congratulating the winner, we are proud to say that she was awarded an iPad, graciously sponsored by Trident Corporation (Pvt) Ltd.

The Exposition - Industrial Week 2024, organized by the Industrial Management Science Students' Association (IMSSA) at the University of Kelaniya, is a three-day career fair exclusively designed for undergraduates and fresh graduates of the University of Kelaniya.

Attendees will have the opportunity to connect with top industry professionals, explore internships, training programs, and permanent recruitment opportunities offered by industry giants in Sri Lanka.

The Exposition Career Week will be held on 19th, 20th and 21st of February 2024.

Don't miss out on this chance to unlock your dream career! Register now via:

The Department of Industrial Management seeks potential candidates for temporary lecturer and temporary demonstrator positions for the academic year 2022/2023, commencing on March 4th, 2024.


Whether you aspire to pursue postgraduate studies, embark on an academic career, or engage in collaborative industry projects, this opportunity offers a platform to enhance your teaching and research competencies.


Proficient temporary academic staff members will be recruited as lecturers (part-time, weekends) in the Higher Diploma in Information and Communication Technology program offered by the department.


If you are interested, please submit your application through the online portal by February 9th, 2024.



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We are delighted to announce that Abishaa Rubanathan, a fourth-year student of the Department of Industrial Management in University of Kelaniya, has been nominated to participate in Asia Pacific ICT Alliance Awards in the tertiary (undergraduate) category. The awards ceremony has taken place on the 8th of December 2023 in Hong Kong. Abishaa’s project, 'Cubic – An IoT based Mobile Platform for School Transportation Services,' is a commendable innovation aimed at enhancing the safety of school children. 

Organized by APICTA, this event is an international awards program that serves as a global platform for individuals and IT companies to showcase their innovations and creativity. Participation in this program has been exclusively reserved for recipients of national ICT awards. APITCA 2023 has featured over 500 nominees from 16 countries, including Australia, China, Singapore and Thailand. 

We are truly proud of Abishaa’s achievement and would like to extend our warmest congratulations to her.  

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The Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB) conducted a comprehensive session for first-year students on the 21st of December 2023. The session, titled "Exploring the Export Market," aimed to equip students with valuable insights into the dynamic landscape of Sri Lanka's export industry.

The session featured distinguished guest speakers, including Mrs. Vajira Kularathna, Assistant Director of Sri Lanka Export Development Board, who is also an accomplished alumna of the Department of Industrial Management at the University of Kelaniya. Her vast experience and expertise brought a unique perspective to the session, enriching the students' understanding of the intricate workings of the export market.

Joining Mrs. Kularathna was Mr. Dinesh Attanayake, an esteemed Export Promotion Officer of the Sri Lanka Export Development Board. Mr. Attanayake shared his wealth of knowledge, providing students with practical insights into the challenges and opportunities inherent in the export sector. The combination of academic expertise and real-world experience offered students a well-rounded perspective on the complexities of the export market.

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Last Update on 31-03-2022

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