Ms. T.P.G.N.T. Alwis


Textile and Apparel Technology
Faculty of Engineering Technology

Colombo Regional Center, 2nd floor, Science and Technology building, Room No : E303

Office: 112881310, Ext: 613 Mobile: 714415054


I Obtained the Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the University of Moratuwa, Moratuwa, Sri Lanka in 1999 in the field of Textile and Clothing Engineering. Later, in 2009, I completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Manufacturing Systems Engineering at the University of Moratuwa, Moratuwa, Sri Lanka. I joined the Department of Textile and Apparel Technology of the Open University in January 2000 as a Temporary Demonstrator. Later in August 2001 I joined the department as an Engineering Teaching Assistant. Later I was promoted to the post of Lecturer in the Department of Textile and Apparel Technology in April 2005.

Areas of Specialization:

Apparel Technology

Research interests:

Garment product developmentProductivity in the clothing industry



Programme Coordination:

Certificate in Industrial Studies – Apparel Technology

Course Coordination:

TAI2886 Apparel technology TAI3533 Pattern construction TAI4442 Advanced pattern construction TAI4462 Pattern Development TTM7136 – Supply chain ManagementTTI7137 – Production PlanningTTI7153 Management information systems





Ongoing Research:


Research Supervisions:



1. Developing a Size Chart for Sri Lankan Children, Proceedings of the 85th World Conference of the Textile Institute, March 2007, pp 143 ? 151 (with SA Ariadurai and DMRM Disanayake) 2. An Anthropometric Study on Sri Lankan Women for Designing Foundation Garments, Annual Sessions Of The Open University, Colombo, 25 June 2007 (with SA Ariadurai and WMTP Weerawardana) 3. An Anthropometric Study on Sri Lankan School Children for Developing Clothing Sizes, Journal of Social Sciences (accepted for publication) (with SA Ariadurai and DMRM Disanayake) 4. The effect of delivery methods on the performance of students of the Diploma in Industrial Studies Programme, Annual Sessions of the Open University, Colombo, 24-25 November 2005 (with WA Wimalaweera and SA Ariadurai)

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