Mr. T. Kankeyan and Ms. R. Ramachandran joined department of interdisciplinary studies as lecturer (probationary) from 1st December 2015. They both have been recruited to take care of academic programs related to mechanical engineering. With the new additions, the number of academic staff in the department of interdisciplinary studies increases to five.
Mr. T. Kankeyan received BScEng (Hons.) degree with second class (upper division) in the specialization in Mechanical Engineering from University of Moratuwa in 2015. Before he joined us he worked as visiting lecturer at ICBT mount campus for mechanical engineering HNDE course and as visiting instructor at the department of mechanical engineering, Univeristy of Moratuwa. His research interests are in the areas of energy sources, engineering thermodynamics, fluid power systems, green building, energy efficiency, mechanical ventilation systems, industrial engineering, operational research and heat transfer.
Ms. R. Ramachandran received BScEng (Hons.) degree with second class (upper division) from University of Peradeniya in 2014. Before she joins us, she worked as an instructor at the department of interdisciplinary studies. Her research interests are in the areas of fluid dynamics and aerodynamics, reduction of drag and increase of propulsive efficiency.