Retirement of Dr. Julian Nanayakkara

 

A retirement felicitation ceremony was organised by the Department of Industrial  Management to appreciate the service of Dr. Julian Nanayakkara at his retirement on the 8th of February 2018 at the Auditorium of Department of Industrial Management. He obtainedB.Sc. Eng. (Hon) degree in the field of Mechanical Engineering  in 1974 from the University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka and  Ph.D. in 1983 in the area of Production Management and Manufacturing Technology from the University of Strathclyde, U.K. He worked as a lecturer, researcher and consultant to industry for over 42 years out of which initial 26 years were in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, at University of Moratuwa. He joined the Department of Industrial Management, University of Kelaniya as a Senior Lecturer in the September 2001. He was instrumental in the development and delivery of curricula at undergraduate, postgraduate and school levels in the field of engineering, technology and management in Sri Lanka and overseas. He has supervised many postgraduate students and published in many international referred journals in the areas of production operations improvement, industrial engineering, modelling, and general management.

The ceremony was held under the patronage of acting dean Prof. Senanayake, senior professors, heads and academic staff of the departments of the faculty of Science, members of the department of Industrial Management, members of department of Mechanical Engineering, industry partners, and undergraduates.