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Dr.julian Nanayakkara

Department of Industrial Management
University of Kelaniya
Sri Lanka


Graduated in the field of Mechanical Engineering with B.Sc. Eng. (Hon) degree in 1974 from the University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka. Qualified with Ph.D. in 1983 in the area of Production Management and Manufacturing Technology from the University of Strathclyde, U.K. Worked as lecturer, researcher and consultant to industry for over 35 years out of which initial 26 years were in the Department Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Moratuwa. Presently, a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Industrial Management, Faculty of Science, University of Kelaniya. Involved in the development and delivery of curricula at undergraduate, postgraduate and school levels in the field of engineering, technology and management. Designs and delivers customized industrial training programmes in the area of operations management and industrial engineering specializing in the management of manufacturing. Has publications in the areas of production operations improvement, modelling and management. Worked as consultant for Production Technology in the Technical Education Development Project (TEDP) of the Technical and Vocational Education Commission (TVEC) of Sri Lanka, and consultant for curricula in Practical and Technical Skills (PTS) programme for education reforms in Sri Lankan schools

Research Interest

Resource Planning and control in ERP systems, Modelling, simulation and optimization of production and supply chain operations and Quality management and productivity improvement in business processes.

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