Mr. U. Anuraj

Lecturer (Probationary)
Department of Interdisciplinary Studies


Research interests :Mechatronics applications, Machine vision, Control system, Vibrations, Deep learning applications

Mr. Anuraj received B.Sc Eng Degree with first class honours (3.80/4.00) in the field of specialization in Mechanical Engineering, from South Eastern University of Sri Lanka (SEUSL) in 2017.


  • Associate Member of Institution of Mechanical Engineers (AMIMechE)
  • Associate member of Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka AMIE(SL)

  • Erasmus+: Capacity Building in the Field of Higher Education - Joint Project (CBHE-JP);
    Training Hub for Renewable Energy Technologies in Sri Lanka /THREE-Lanka.
    Received 20 Million LKR for University of Jaffna Center.


    Coordinater/project manager of University of Jaffna Center
    Project website:


  • Machine vision for mechatronic systems and utilizing machine learning in multidisciplinary applications.
  • Machine vision for Mechatronic systems
  • Utilizing deep learning algorithms to multi-disciplinary applications.
  • Bio inspired robotics for agricultural applications
  • Compact and foldable design of wind turbines


Material classification using transfer learning and establishing a material-image database (Present).

Undergraduate research project supervision

  • Development of a stereo vision enabled robotic grape harvester model for local vineyards.
  • Design and development of foldable and portable wind turbine (present).
  • Design and development of a small sized tree climbing robot (present).
  • Design and development of a compact and multi-functional machine for bottling related
    operations for small/medium industries. (present).

International Journals
1 result
[1]A unified artificial neural network model for asphalt pavement condition prediction ( and ), In Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers – Transport, .
National Journals
1 result
[1]Skill Development in Renewable Energy Technologies - Contributions from University of Jaffna Center through THREE - Lanka Project (), In In Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka (IESL), Vadakkin Chapter, Annual Transactions, .

Lecturer (Prob.) , Department of Interdisciplinary studies (2019 July to present)
Faculty of Engineering, University of Jaffna



Kinematics and Dynamics, Design and Prototyping, Mechanics of machines, Advanced mechanics of machines, Dynamics of Mechanical Systems and Control, Mechatronics, Advanced vibration analysis, Robotics, Advanced heat and mass transfer


Administrative work

  • Member of Technical Evaluation Committee (TEC) for Department of Interdisciplinary Studies (2021 October to present)
  • Representative of Department of Interdisciplinary Studies for Incubation Center of University of Jaffna (2021 December to present)
  • Coordinator/project manager for ERASMUS+ THREE-Lanka project, University of Jaffna Center (present)
  • Senior treasurer – Mechanical Engineering Society (present)


Interfaculty teaching

    • Visiting lecturer - Faculty of Technology, University of Jaffna (January 2019 – June 2019): Teaching: Automobile electronics .


  • Visiting lecturer – Faculty of science, University of Jaffna (Present)
    Teaching: Applied Thermodynamics
    • Temporary Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering (2018 July to 2019 July)
      Department of Interdisciplinary studies
      Faculty of Engineering, University of Jaffna


    • Temporary Instructor - Mechanical Engineering
      Faculty of Engineering, University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka - (November 2017 - June 2018)


    • Temporary Student Instructor - Mechanical Engineering
      Faculty of Engineering, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka - (January 2017 - July 2017)


    • Trainee Engineer – Autonomation
      Vaanavil - MAS Holdings (Pvt.) Ltd. (August 2016 – November 2016)


  • Mechanical Engineering Trainee
    Bio Energy Solutions (Pvt.) Ltd.

Member of ‘Tech Ceylon Social Ventures (Guarantee) Ltd.’

Worked in establishment of small industries in the Northern part of Sri Lanka which is funded by Sri Lanka government through the ‘50 Small Industries’ plan under the ‘enterprise Sri Lanka scheme – 2018

  • Feasibility studies and report writing on establishment of small industries in agriculture and fisheries sectors.
  • Contributed in equipment selection, supplier interaction, equipment evaluation and
    monitoring the commissioning of machinery at the proposed sites.