One of the Australian-Sri Lankan University partnerships project is on developing community-based waste recycling businesses. This is one of the successful community oriented project, conducted at the Faculty of Engineering, University of Jaffna. A small scale demonstration was carried out on 23rd September 2016.
Mrs. J. Pratheeba, who is attached to the Department of Computer Engineering from 01.01.2016 as lecturer (probationary), got the three years full scholarship for her PhD research studies. She went on study leave from the Department of Computer Engineering from 22nd September 2016.She is reading for PhD at Department of Electronics and Computer Science (ECS), University of Southampton, United Kingdom. Her research is on Bioinformatics with the supervision on ProfessorMahesan Niranjan. The faculty congratulate her for obtaining this highly competitive scholarship for her PhD research while wishing her for the best and solid PhD research outcome.
IESL Student Chapter, Ruhuna University organized and conducted CAD-EAGER 2016 workshop on 19th of September 2016 at the faculty of Engineering, University of Jaffna in order to encourage the students to participate national level mechanical engineering design competition. 13/E and 14/E batch mechanical engineering students participated in the workshop and then the national level competition held at BMICH on 7th of October 2016. All three groups from the faculty of engineering, university of Jaffna participated got through preliminary screening and selected for the finals. In the final, one group got good score. The workshop and competition were very well appreciated by the participants. They told that it gave them a different level exposure and confidence.
Water Harmony Erasmus+ 4th project meeting was attended by 24 academic staffs from10 Universities including Norway, German, Poland, Ukraine, China and Sri Lanka. This was held at University of Warmia and Mazury, Olsztyn in Poland from 15th till 18th September 2016. Continue reading
A training program was conducted by Ammonite company staff on their data logger installed at the Faculty of Engineering on 15th September 2016. This was coordinated by Resource Management Association (RMA) Pvt. Ltd., who was helping to install this solar measuring station at Kilinochchi with the support of Sri Lanka Sustainable Energy Authority (SEA). There were more than 25 participants from Sri Lanka Sustainable Energy Authority, Resource Management Association, Technical Officers, Researchers and Academic staff from the Faculties of Engineering and Science. Continue reading
12th Sri Lanka University Games (SLUG) was held from 1st September till 13th September 2016 at the University of Wayamba. A team headed by the Vice Chancellor of the University of Wayamba including Director Physical Education of University of Jaffna and Chairman of the sports committee University of Jaffna, came with Olympic torch carrying parade to the Kilinochchi premises. This procession was very much welcomed by the Kilinochchi premises with all three Faculties (Engineering, Agriculture and Technology) deans and students. This part of the procession was organized,on 26th August 2016, by the sports committee representatives at Kilinochchi premises of the University of Jaffna.
The faculty is growing smoothly with the increasing number of students and infrastructure development. It has become tradition that any staff’s birthday or any special day is celebrated by all the staff together. This is to borrow an opportunity to have good interaction between staff members, working in the Faculty. One of the celebration was coordinated by group of staff, headed by Mrs. Anusuya Arunan, on 13th September 2016.
The faculty is getting services from number of visiting professors from leading foreign Universities. Professor KasivisvanathanChelvakumaris one of the persons, who continuously helping the Faculty students especially the ones in Mechanical Engineering stream. It was excellent that the staff team of the mechanical engineering comprises of Ms. H. Krishnarajah, Mr. T. Kankeyan and Ms. R. Ramachandran, headed by Dr. A. Anburuvel, together with the Professor Chelva, supervised a design project completed by the students. Continue reading
Representing University of Jaffna, Faculty of Engineering Students participated the 12th Sri Lanka University Games (SLUG) -2016 held from 1st September to 13th September 2016 at University of Wayamba, Sri Lanka.
Mr. Neorooshan Durairaja, 3rd Year Engineering Student, a member of the Road race team won 7th Place in Individual Race and as the team University of Jaffna succeeded to win 1st Place.
The GIZ SME Development Program with the partnership of the University Grant Commission organize a national event on 9th September 2016. This was attended by UGC Vice Chairman, German consultants, GIZ officers, Universities’ coordinators, Deans of the Faculties and other officers. This was “Breaking boundaries to innovate University Business Linkage in Sri Lanka”. This program is conducted to conclude the project carried out for last one year period with the support of the GIZ by inviting German experts. Continue reading