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Nirosh Jayaweera

University of Moratuwa
Sri Lanka


Dr. Nirosh Jayaweera is a Senior Lecturer in this Department, who joined the University staff in December, 2011. He is a PhD (Advanced Manufacturing specialised in Robotics and Aerospace), MSc (Manufacturing Systems Engineering), BSc (Mechanical Engineering) graduate with over six years of post-doctoral research expertise in the development of robotic and automated systems for aerospace industry including Airbus, Rolls Royce, Bombardier Aerospace and Volvo Aero Corporation. He also has over four years of industry experience in vast area of Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering.

Research Interest

Robotic assembly of complex and difficult to handle structures ·         Application of robotics in Aerospace applications ·         Application of intelligent sensors and large volume metrology systems ·         Process control and optimisation ·         Rapid Prototyping ·         Aircraft structures and Systems ·         Automotive Engineering ·         Advanced tooling and reconfigurable fixturing systems


  • Jayaweera, N., Bakker, O., Smith A., Popov, A., Ratchev, S., Turnock, A., Helgosson, P., Tomlinson, D., Wright, J., Summers, M. (2011), “Flexible tooling for wing box rib clamping and drilling”, SAE international Journal of Aerospace, Vol. 4.Issue 2, pp. 1048-1056, doi:10.4271/2011-01-2639.

  • Pihillegedara T., Udyanga N., Sampath R., Jayaweera, N., Subasinghe L., (2014), “Re-configurable supporting structures for aircraft industry”, ICTAD Journal, Vol. XII, ISSN: 2012-8509, pp 87-98.

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