Alumni Relations

Induruwage Lakmal Thusitha Dias


Induruwage Lakmal Thusitha Dias 

B.S. Electrical Engineering '95


Induruwage Lakmal Thusitha Dias is currently the Deputy General Manager employed by IDEC Australia PTY LTD. Even though he currently lives and works in Australia, he plans to continue the family legacy and send his son here. 

Q. How did you become interested in your field?

A. I was always fascinated with math and science subjects, and that directed me in a career in engineering 

Q. What course(s) have you found to be most valuable in your professional life?

A. Math subjects and electrical engineering courses 

Q. What is the best career advice you were given?

A. Never give up learning and dream big. Work hard toward your goal. Overall, never stop learning. 

Q. Was there anyone during your time at IPFW who acted as a mentor to you? 

A. Dr. Phillip Kennel, who was the international student advisor, and Professor Chatterjee.

Q. What do you consider to be your greatest accomplishments, both personally and professionally? 

A. Helping mankind by automating everyday tasks and improving efficiency of manufacturing.