The Materials Technology Section conducts demand driven basic and applied research in Materials Science and Technology. This section, which is ISO 9001:2015 certified, is a leading provider of technical support to the industry and supporting organizations, offering customized services and undertaking contract research projects. Typical industries catered for include those in the ceramic, minerals, coatings, wood & cellulose natural fiber (e.g. coconut & banana), rubber & plastics sectors. The competent staffs are able to undertake specialized testing such as examinations under the Scanning Electron Microscope, interpretations of FTIR and XRD data, and ceramic testing (thermal expansion co-efficient). Contract Research projects include development of innovative technologies in materials related applications, nanotechnology, as well as innovative methods for utilization of industrial waste. The team of multi-disciplinary researchers and technical staff also engage in the transfer of technology, sourcing of machinery and equipment for clients, the development of new products, as well as trouble shooting and problem solving for industry partners. Training programmes are organized to meet various industry needs. Sectional research programmes provide opportunities for training and supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate students from several national universities


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Materials Technology Section                                       Correspondence: Ms. M.A.T. Madushani

Industrial Technology Institute                                       Email : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

363, Bauddahaloka Mawatha

Colombo 07

Sri Lanka

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