Prof. A. H. L. R. Nilmini, Head of the Department of Engineering of the Faculty of Technology has been appointed as the Dean of the Faculty of Technology for 3 years on 9th September 2020 by  Vice-Chancellor of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura; Prof. Sudantha Liyanage at the faculty board of the Faculty of Technology.

Prof. A. H. L. R. Nilmini, obtained her BSc Chemistry Special Degree from the University of Colombo and her Ph.D. in the area of polymers used in drug and gene delivery from the Cardiff University U.K. In 1999 she started her career as a Research Officer attached to the Polymer Chemistry Department of Rubber Research Institute of Sri Lanka and since 2012 she worked as the head of the Polymer Chemistry Department. In 2016 she joined the Biosystems Technology Department, Faculty of Technology, the University of Sri Jayewardenepura as a Senior Lecturer and same year she was appointed as the head of the department. In 2018 she was appointed as the head of the Engineering Technology Department.