Four professors from Indian Institute of Technology, where two of them are from IIT Bombay, one of them is IIT Indore and one prof is from IIT Punjab, visited to the Faculty of Engineering. This visit and discussion was organized on 7th September 2016 by Hon. A. Natarajan, Consul General of India, Jaffna consulate. Acting Dean of the Faculty, Dr. A. Anburuvel, invited all the professors from IITs and had very good interactive discussions with all the staff and students of the Faculty of Engineering.
The Electrical and Electronic Engineering Society (EEES) organized a talk on “Video Sensor Network” on 6th of September 2016 from 10.15 a.m. to 11.00 a.m. at Lecture hall 2. This talk was done by Dr.Kuganeswaran Thambu, Software Architect, Cicerone Technology Inc.
This University level competition was organized by the University Business Linkage (UBL) committee on 5th September 2016. This committee was headed by Mr. K. Umashankar at the University level while faculty level activities were coordinated by Mr. R. Valluvan. For this event Professor S. Mohanadas, former Vice Chancellor of the University of Jaffna, was invited as the chief guest. All faculties’ deans were invited to deliver short speeches about this award. This event was supported by the German Sri Lanka Cooperation, GIZ, Chamber of Commerce and Industries of Yarlpanam, The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce.
Dr. M. Siyamalan joined the Department of Computer Engineering as Senior Lecturer on 5th September 2016. He received BSc Degree with first class honours from University of Jaffna in 2006, MSc from Polytech, University of Nice, France in 2011, and PhD from University of Dundee, UK in 2015. He has over 7 years of fulltime research (including 2 years at industry), and about a year of tutoring and lecturing experience.
EEES organized a talk on “Wearable physiological information monitoring Systems and future trends of Telemedicine” on 2nd of September 2016 from 10.15 a.m. to 11.00 a.m at Lecture hall 2. This talk was done by Dr. Ravindra Wijesiriwardana,Senior Lecturer, Dept. of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Peradeniya.