Minister of Power and Renewable Energy Mr. Ranjith Siyambalapitiya declared open Sri Lanka’s first hybrid power plant in Eluvathivu Island, Jaffna on 10th February 2017. Together with the honorable minister, Deputy Minister Mr. Ajith P. Perera, higher rank officers from the CEB and Sri Lanka Sustainable Energy Authority and Professor Atputharajah from Faculty of Engineering were attended. Eng. D.K.P.U. Gunathilake, Deputy General Manager (North) Ceylon Electricity Board together with his team of Engineers organized this event very successfully.
D. S. Sampath attended Prof. (Eng.) R. H. Paul 36th Memorial Oration on 9th Feb 2017 at Wimalasurendra Auditorium, Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka, Colombo. This was organized by Electrical and Electronic Engineering Sectional Committee of IESL. Lecture was delivered on the topic of ‘Enabling Power systems of the future” by Eng. (Prof) Kithsiri M Liyanage, Faculty of Engineering, University of Peradeniya.
D. S. Sampath attended One day workshop on the use of GPS and Google Earth tools in research 9th Feb 2017 at postgraduate institute of Agriculture (Colombo branch), Sri Lanka foundation, Colombo. Workshop organized by board of study in soil science, Postgraduate institute of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya. This workshop targeted field experience in how to handle GPS and laboratory experiments on Google earth tools in research.
Dr. Anburuvel, Dr. Ketheesan and Mr. D. S. Sampath attended Professional Review Workshop for Associate Members. This was held at seminar room of the National Water Supply Drainage Board at Jaffna on 7th February 2017. Eng Shavindranath Fernanado, Past President of the IESL, and Eng K.P.I.U. Dharmapala, Council Member of the IESL, enlighten the event as resource persons. This was organized by Northern (Vadakkin) Chapter of IESL.
Dr. (Eng) SS. Sivakumar, Head Civil Chaired the meeting. Eng. M. Vignarajah (Senior Lecturer, Accreditation Manager), Dr. N. Sathiparan (Senior Lecturer, IQAC member), Ms. L. Thaksijini (Lecturer, A/Secretary ICC), Eng. P. Thivaharan (CE-Buildings), Eng. K. Muraleetharan EE Buildings), Eng. N. Suthaharan (DD-Irrigation), Eng. S. Suventhan (DE-NWSNB), Eng. S. Pushparaja (CE-CECB), Eng. V. Jegananthan (CE-RDD), Eng. Rajagobu (DD-Irrigation) attended the meeting. The meeting was held on 7th February 2017 at the Board room of this Faculty of Engineering. The below three presentations was discussed as introduction to the Faculty of Engineering and explain the requirement of the ICC meeting. It was also discussed that the industry–department collaboration in the future.
The talent show is an annual students’ event of the Faculty of Engineering. This was organized by every batch and during the year 2017, the third batch was organizing this talent show. This was held on 6th February 2017. It was very interesting fun while the students have excellent opportunity show their talents. It bring so many talents of the students and very enjoyable event of the Faculty. Here all the academic and non-academic staff, students, sponsors and many well-wishers attend to this event. The faculty congratulated the students showed their talents at the excellent entertaining evening.