The Department of Science and Technology has been in the forefront of teaching subjects of Technology and Science since at the inception of the University. The academic staff of the department comprises personnel specialized in diverse areas in Production Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics, Material Sciences, Biology, Environmental Science, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Mathematics, Statistics and Physics. This set of diverse knowledge and skills in a single department, is unique to the State University system in Sri Lanka. The aims of the department is to produce well-rounded graduates with a broad knowledge, skills and attitudes, who are well capable workforce suited to the industrial demand in the field of Science and Technology. The Department currently offers Bachelor of Technology in Science and Technology which consists of three specialization areas namely Food Engineering and Bioprocess Technology, Materials Science and Mechatronics.