Eng. Jayavilal Meegoda - BSc Eng (Hons), MBA, PG.Dip (Norway), CEng, FIE (Sri Lanka), MIEEE.
Eng. J Meegoda is the current President of the IESL. Eng. J Meegoda obtained B.Sc (Eng) Hons from University of Moratuwa. His career since graduation has been with the Ceylon Electricity Board serving initially as the Commercial Engineer - West South, and later as the System Planning Engineer - West South, Area Engineer - Ratmalana, Project Engineer - World Bank, Project Manager - ADB, Chief Engineer - Colombo West, Chief Engineer - HV Operations (Colombo City), Deputy General Manager (WPS1) and now as the Deputy General Manager - Colombo City.
He became a Corporate Member of IESL in 1992 and a Fellow in 2004. He has served the Council of IESL as the Chairman, Electrical Engineering Sectional Committee and the Chairman, Building Services Engineering Sectional Committee. He is the current Chairman of Techno Committee. Further he has served the IESL Council in the capacity of Hony. Treasurer and Vice President. Currently Eng. Meegoda is the President-Elect of IESL.
Eng. Meegoda’s contribution to Junior Inventor of the Year (JIY) Competition has been immense and he has served as the Chairman of the JIY Competition for 12 years. During that period JIY was recognized internationally by Intel Inc.USA, and Society for Science and the Public Inc USA and affiliated with Intel International Science and Engineering fair, USA. Several inventors won national and international awards under his mentorship.
Eng. Meegoda is a member of many national and international bodies which include Intel Educator Academy, Intel Inc USA; Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers, USA; National Science Popularization Committee of the Ministry of Science and Technology; Advisory committee of Arthur C. Clerk Centre for modern technologies; Industry Consultative Board of the Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Moratuwa and Executive Forum of the Organization of Professional Associations. He also served as a member of the Panel of Judges of Presidential Awards for Inventions and Innovations and Sri Lanka Entrepreneur of the year award of the Federation of Chamber of Commerce & Industry. He is a distinguished advisor of Sri Lanka Energy Managers Association and a Senior Consultant of University of Sri Jayawardhanapura. He is also a Director of IESL College of Engineering.
Federation of Engineering Institutions of South and Central Asia (FEISCA) has bestowed the honour of being its President for the next two years on Eng. Meegoda.