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Prof. Amal S. Kumarage took over the duties of the Head of the Department from the first of May 2018 for the second time.

TLM Mind Challenge


The ultimate challenge for the young minds in the Department of Transport and Logistics Management, University of Moratuwa was unfurled in the Old Gym of the University premises on the 3rd of May 2018 for the 4th consecutive time, which was organized by the Society of Transport and Logistics (STL), the student body of the department. It was made lively by the participation of Mrs. DhashmaKarunarathna (marketing manager SAGT) as the chief guest, Mr. Keith Dabare from HayleysAdvantis Ltd, the academic and the non-academic staff, the undergraduates and the alumni of the department. 19 teams combatted glamorously in the mind challenge comprised of undergraduates and alumni of the department.

The event started off with kindling the oil lamp followed by the welcome speech by YomalSandaruwan, project chair of the event and a few speeches by the head of the department and the chief guest.

The quiz master for the event was Engineer NishalSamarasekara, a lecturer of the department itself, and a judge board of 3 members from the academic staff of the department carried out the event. The event comprised of 5 rounds demanding for different knowledge areas namely, transport and logistics, supply chain management, science, art and literature, sports, health and current affairs and history, geography and culture. In addition, the audience was given a chance to answer questions after each round of the quiz program.

All the teams fought off their knowledge, enthusiastically till the end for that one title, where the team ASTOR became the champions of the event, a name that had won the title continuously throughout the legacy of TLM Mind Challenge. The team BISMARK became the first runners-up, while the team SURREL secured the position as the 2nd runners-up after a 6th round to fight off a draw with the team SCORPIONS. A token of appreciation was handed over to the platinum sponsor of the STL year 2017/2018 HaleysAdvantis for coloring the event in numerous ways. The national anthem cued the end of another successful event of the TLM calendar after the prize giving ceremony and with everyones blessings explicated, the day came to its end until the next year.

Guest Lecture by DilumLiyanage


DilumLiyanage, a former graduate from Transport and Logistics Management, currently working as a Senior Executive at HEMAS HOLDINGS PLC conducted a special guest lecture on self motivation and career goals at the auditorium of the Department of Transport and Logistics Management on January 25th 2018 from 10:15am to 11:15am as a segment of the monthly guest lecture series by the department.

Promotions and New Appointment


ShirekhaLayangani and ThivyaAmalan were appointed as Lecturers (Probationary) at the Department of Transport and Logistics Management from January 2nd.

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