Energy and Environmental Technology

The Energy and Environmental Technology (EET) specialized area is one of the six specialized area offered under the Bachelor of Engineering Technology Honours Degree Program in the Department of Civil and Environmental Technology. The EET program is geared towards producing highly skilled Energy and Environmental Technology graduates to move the Sri Lankan economy forward and revitalize the current environmental and energy sector through advanced technology. Accordingly, the EET curriculum mainly focuses on Sustainable and Renewable Energy, Boiler Installation, Operation, Maintenance Technology, Energy Auditing, Energy Efficiency and Conservation Techniques, Water and wastewater treatment technologies, Environmental remediation technologies, Cleaner production technologies, Air pollution controlling technologies, and Solid waste management technologies, that are rich in many fascinating topics in emerging technologies and have been meticulously tailored to produce multi-talented technologists to meet the growing demand in the country.

Courses Offered

  • Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Hons.)

Subject Areas
  • Principles of Environmental Science
  • Environmental Resource System and Processes
  • Principles of Environmental Chemistry
  • Environmental Data Analysis
  • Energy Efficiency and Conservation Techniques
  • Sustainable and Renewable Energy
  • Water and Wastewater Technology
  • Solid and Hazardous Waste Management Technology
  • Air Pollution Controlling Technology
  • Environmental Assessment and Sustainable Planning
  • Energy Auditing
  • Boiler Installation, Operation, Maintenance Technology
  • Greenhouse Gas Accounting
  • Environment Law, Policy, and Education
  • Biomass and Biofuel Energy Technology
  • Solar Energy Technology
  • Cleaner Production and Green Technologies
  • Project Management
  • Environmental Remediation Technology

Higher Studies

Upon successful completion of the BET Honours Degree, students can continue their studies towards MSc, MPhil, and Ph.D. programs locally and internationally.

Career Paths

  • Environmental Technologists/Officers/Executives
  • Managers and Executives of private sector industries related to sustainability development/quality assurance/energy management/environmental resource management and compliance/ research and development
  • Research Officers in the leading research institutes
  • University Academics
  • Consultants
  • Opportunities in the government sector (teachers, executives, assistant director, research officers, etc.)