Ignite Curiosity in STEM

Experience hands-on electricity and magnetism activities that inspire a love for physics and engineering.

Our Company

At Little Engineers, we are passionate about inspiring the next generation of innovators and problem solvers. Based in New Zealand, we offer curriculum-aligned STEM activities in electricity and magnetism, providing an engaging learning journey for both schools and individuals. 

Our goal is to nurture a deep passion for physics and engineering, empowering young minds to explore and excel in these fields. With our hands-on approach and expertly designed programs, we aim to spark curiosity, foster critical thinking, and build a strong foundation for future success.

Meet Our Team

Our co-founders, Dr. Dulsha Kularatna-Abeywardana and Dr. Rajith Abeywardana are the heart and soul of Little Engineers, united by a shared vision to make STEM education accessible, engaging, and transformative for all young minds. Their commitment to fostering curiosity, critical thinking, and a love for physics and engineering continues to shape the future of education in New Zealand and beyond.

Join us on this inspiring journey, led by the visionaries who believe that every child has the potential to be a little engineer. Together, we are building a brighter future, one young mind at a time.

Dulsha
Co-Founder

Dr. Dulsha Kularatna-Abeywardana

Dulsha, a passionate co-founder of Little Engineers, is a dynamic individual with an unyielding commitment to excellence and an unwavering dedication to inspiring future generations. With a career rooted in electronics engineering, she has harnessed her creative and technical skills to drive transformative change and create a better future. Notably, her journey has evolved to include a profound passion for teaching, where she leverages her expertise to guide and motivate students in the field of electronics engineering.

In her professional journey, Dulsha has assumed roles that exemplify their commitment to education and engineering. Currently serving as a Lecturer at the University of Auckland, she plays a pivotal role in educating the next generation of engineers. Beyond academia, Dulsha has made significant contributions as a female engineer working to break barriers in a male-dominated industry. Through her active involvement with the IEEE Women in Engineering society and her role at the University, she actively champion diversity and strive to empower female students to reach their fullest potential in STEM fields, making a meaningful impact on the engineering profession.

Co-Founder

Dr. Rajith Abeywardana

Rajith, the other driving force behind Little Engineers, brings a profound blend of academic excellence and extensive work experience in the field of electrical and electronics engineering. With a holistic background that seamlessly combines education and hands-on expertise, he has played a pivotal role in shaping the vision of Little Engineers.

Holding a PhD in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the University of Auckland, he conducted groundbreaking research on “Cognitive Radio Enabled Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks.” Prior to his doctoral journey, he graduated with a First Class Honours in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering from the University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, showcasing his commitment to academic excellence.

In the professional realm, Rajith serves as the Managing Director of Electroteks NZ, where he is spearheading the development of supercapacitor-assisted fast charging technologies. His extensive work experience also includes roles as a Research Fellow at the University of Auckland, where he completed projects involving wireless power transfer. This rich blend of academic achievements and hands-on industry experience make Rajith a driving force behind Little Engineers’ mission to ignite curiosity and empower the next generation of STEM innovators in physics and engineering.

Rajith
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