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Mechanical engineer

Gamage Karunasena Watugala, Sri Lankan mechanical engineer. Commonwealth scholar Ministry Education Sri Lanka, 1974-1977. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Sri Lanka Association for Advancement of Science (committee member 1990-1991, president section C 2004), Buddhist Society Western Australia, Ananda College Old Boys Association (life).

Background

Watugala, Gamage Karunasena was born on April 3, 1949 in Deniyaya, Sri Lanka. Son of Gamage Weerasena and Mawanana Hettige (Kathirina) Watugala.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Engineering, University Ceylon, 1972. Master of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering, University Hong Kong, 1977. Master of Science, Doctor of Philosophy, Pennsylvania State University, 1984.

Career

Mechanical engineer Ceylon Steel Corporation, 1973-1974, 77-79. Design engineer LeMont Scientific Inc., State College, Pennsylvania, 1980-1984. University lecturer University Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, since 1985.

Course coordinator computer-aided drafting short course University Moratuwa, 1991, 95—. Lesson writer Open University Sri Lanka, Nawala, 1991-1992. Consultant Sri Lanka Association for Advancement of Technology Education, Department Education, Government Sri Lanka, 2000.

Principal lecturer department mechanical engineering University Tenaga Nasional, Malaysia, 2001. Visiting instructor Sibley School Mechanical Engineering, College Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, fall 2004, spring 2005.

Membership

Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Sri Lanka Association for Advancement of Science (committee member 1990-1991, president section C 2004), Buddhist Society Western Australia, Ananda College Old Boys Association (life).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: swimming.

Connections

Married Sunethra Weerakoon. Children: Megha, Sumudu, Chula.

father:
Gamage Weerasena Watugala

mother:
Mawanana Hettige (Kathirina) Watugala

spouse:
Sunethra Weerakoon

children:
Sumudu Watugala

Chula Watugala

Megha Watugala