Best thesis proposal award competition among the Faculty of Engineering Students

This competition was organized by the University Business Linkage (UBL) committee on 30th August 2016. The UBL is initiated by the UGC for all the Universities with the support of GIZ. The University of Jaffna conducted several workshops and seminar to get the views of the staff and administrators and drafted a circular for establishing the UBL. A team of professors, deans and senior staff were working on it. From the faculty of Engineering, Mr. R. Valluvan and Mr. M. Vignarajah were nominated for the UBL committee.

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WaSo Asia Workshop on Introduction to modeling River Flow and Morphodynamics within the IRIC interface

D. S. Sampath, D. A. M. Jeerasinghe and M. D. T. Buddhimal  attended WaSo Asia Workshop on Introduction to modeling River Flow and Morphodynamics within the IRIC interface on 25th and 26thAugust 2016 at Kandyan Arts residencies hotel, Kandy. Workshop organized and sponsored by WaSo Asia project of University of Peradeniya, United States Geological Survey (USGS) and Hokkaido University.

Dr. Tilak Siyambalapitiya delivered a talk at the Faculty

Dr. Tilak Siyambalapitiya delivered a talk on Sri Lanka energy sector status and future outlook to the students of faculty of engineering, University of Jaffna, at his visit to Jaffna and Kilinochchi on 15th August 2016. He was invited by Dr. A. Atputharajah, Dean Faculty of Engineering. The talk was excellent to update the students with the trends in energy sector.  The talk attracted to the lecturers and students in the Faculty. During his visit he also observed the faculty development with all renewable energy technologies such as 60kW pilot project of the roof top solar system, solar measuring station and 5 kW wind turbine. Continue reading

One – day Workshop on Urban Drainage / Flood System Analysis and Green Intervention Design

Mr Saliya Sampath, Mr K Mayuresan and Mr S A Xavier attended One – day Workshop on Urban Drainage / Flood System Analysis and Green Intervention Design on 13th August 2016 at Faculty of Engineering, University of Peradeniya. This is organized by WaSo Asia project of University of Peradeniya. Resource persons of the workshop are Prof. Assela Pathirana and Prof. S.B. Weerakoon. WaSo Asia project of University of Jaffna sponsored above participants from the University of Jaffna.

Dr. T. Thiruvaran served as member of the Executive committee of JUICE conference

Dr. T. Thiruvaran served as member of the Executive Committee of the Jaffna University International Research Conference (JUICE) 2016. This conference is considered as one of the outstanding event to increase the visibility of the University of Jaffna at the International level. The Faculty staff also starts supporting this conference as the Faculty is growing with number of staff. This conference is an excellent hard work of a team consists of all 10 faculties’ staff members. The conference was successfully conducted on 12th – 13th August 2017 and the team was headed by the Faculty of Arts.

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Field trip to S-Lon factory

The Mechanical Engineering students visited S- Lon factory in Negombo on August 12th 2016.

Students of 2013/E batch who are specializing in the fields of Mechanical Engineering following a core module on Advanced Machine Design for the sixth semester of their curriculum were present with other staff members. Students experienced with the real field exposure on Machine design and factory process. Visiting professor, Prof. K. Chelvakumaran arranged the field visit in collaboration with S-Lon, Capital Maharajah organization. The faculty thank the S-Lon Pvt Ltd for their help on organizing this field trip to the Mechanical Engineering students.

Mechanical Engineering students visited to the S-Lon Factory as field visit

A field visit was organized to visit to the S-Lon Lanka (Pvt) Ltd, on 8th August, to help the students to develop skills while learning the knowledge where and how it is applied in industries. Dr. Kasivisvanathan Chelvakumar initiated this field visit together with the Department staff members while Mr. Mohammad Shabbir Ahmed, Factory Director of the S-lon Lanka (pvt Ltd, helped to organize the Factory visit with technical explanation team. The factory is at Ratamedapara, Singakkuliaya, Yogiyana, Sandalankawa. During the factory visit, its operations were very well explained with technical background to the students.

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Professor Kasivisvanathan Chelvakumar is teaching at the Faculty

Dr. Kasivisvanathan Chelvakumar appointed to the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies as visiting professor from 6th August 2016. He is teaching to the Mechanical Engineering students. He also visited here already in two times in 2015 for a discussion as well as for teaching. We consider his vast knowledge and experience immensely contributed to the development of the mechanical engineering discipline while students were enjoying his teaching in the past. He created number of connections to the Faculty for future collaborations. His timely assistance is very much appreciated.

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