Eng. N.C Tantrigoda

Lecturer (Probationary)

BTech(Eng)(Hons)(OUSL), AMIE(SL), AEng EC(SL)

Mechanical Engineering
Faculty of Engineering Technology

Central Campus, Faculty of Engineering Technology, The Open University of Sri Lanka

Office: 0112881477, Ext: 477

E-mail: nctan@ou.ac.lk

Nipun Chitraka Tantrigoda is a lecturer (Probationary) attached to the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the Open University of Sri Lanka (OUSL). He graduated in Mechanical Engineering from the same university of in 2015. Before joining the OUSL, he worked as an operational engineer at the Sojitz Kelanitissa Ltd, a Japanese combined cycle power plant based on Colombo for six years. Currently he is reading for the M.Eng in Energy Technology at the University of Moratuwa and a Diploma in Industrial Safety offered by the National Institute of Occupational Safety.

Areas of Specialization:

Thermal Power Generation
Automobile Engineering
Occupation Health and Safety
Plant Maintenance

Research interests:

Energy Optimization in Thermal Power Plants
Renewable Energy and Indigenous Energy Sources
Alternative Fuel and Fuel Cell Vehicles


Associate Member of Institute of Engineers of Sri Lanka

Course Coordination:

DMX4102 – Group Project (Mechanical Engineering)
DMX5208 – Automobile Engineering
DMX5210 – Vehicle Dynamics and Design of Automotive Components
DMX5206 – Applied Fluid dynamics II

  • Tantrigoda, N.C.Jayamal, K.M.Medagedara, Nimali T, Wimalasiri, D.H.R.J. Fault Diagnosis of Lakvijaya Power Plant: A case study of an Anti-Rotational Pin Failure, Journal of Engineering Technology, Open University of Sri Lanka, Volume 4, No 1, March 2016, 1-10
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