Australian-Sri Lankan University Partnerships to develop community based waste recycling business – first meeting and awareness program

Professor Eric Feinblatt from the Department of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering of the University of Western Australia headed the team visited to the Faculty of Engineering University of Jaffna. He delivered an awareness talk to the students of the Faculty of Engineering on 26th March 2015 focusing on the students’ role on supporting the project to develop a community based waste recycling business in this region.

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Faculty students won the first prize on debate competition held at University of Jaffna.

A debate team consists of four members from our faculty emerged as champions in a debate competition organized by Department of Law on 13th March 2015 at the main campus of the University of Jaffna. The guys went on to clinch the title by defeating the teams from the Faculty of Arts and the Faculty of Management. The members of the debate team are Messrs. B. Nilakshan, R. Neethan, Mudiththa Kumarasri and Salinda Lankapriya. The faculty of engineering proudly congratulates them for such an incredible performance and wish them all the best.n

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Kelani Shakthi Program inaugurated at the Faculty

The Kelani Shakthi is a skills development program, inaugurated at the Faculty of Engineering University of Jaffna on 11th March 2015, under the patronage of Vice Chancellor University of Jaffna senior professor Vasanthy Arasaratnam, Chief Executive Officer, Kelani Cables Mahinda Saranapala, Director of Oortu organization, Eng. P. Vigneswaran, Acting Dean Faculty of Engineering, Dr. A. Atputharajah, Head Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Dr. T. Thiruvaran, Deputy General Manager CEB (North) Eng. D.K.P.U Gunathilaka and General Manager Marketing, Anil Munasinghe.

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D. S. Sampath presented paper at an International Conference

Mr. Sampath presented a paper at an International Symposium on Advances in Civil and Environmental Engineering Practices for Sustainable Development (ACEPS 2015) at Faculty of Engineering, University of Ruhuna, Hapugala, Galle on 9th March 2015. Conference was jointly organized by Department of Civil Engineering, University of Ruhuna and Saitama University, Japan. This symposium is organized to create a forum to discuss such advanced sustainable engineering practices that are adopted in developing the region.

He has presented one of his master research finding in the technical session of “Costal and Lagoon Environment (Part I) & River Engineering and Hydro informatics”.