Gandhinagar: In what could be marked as the beginning of a strong relationship between Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITGN) and University of Jaffna, three students from the Sri Lankan University have come to IITGN. They will spend their entire ten week summer break at IITGN carrying out research under the supervision of IITGN professors
The Jaffna Science Association invites professionals to deliver technical talk for the development of the region as well as transfer of technology. Dr. A. Anburuvel, Head of the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies Senior Lecturer of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering invited to deliver a talk on transportation. The title of the talk is “ORIGIN – DESTINATION TRAFFIC DEMAND – IMPORTANCE, CHALLENGES AND SOLUTIONS”. The talk was very well done on 3rd May 2017 and it was chaired by Professor A. Atputharajah, Dean of the Faculty of Engineering.
The mechanical, manufacturing and process engineering section have been functioning at temporary place since start of the faculty in February 2014. In May 2017 this section got the permanent buildings completed. The Department of Interdisciplinary Studies have been allocated spaces in two places. One is at mechanical, manufacturing and process engineering building for mechanical section and a few rooms in the first floor of the administration block for mathematics and complementary studies. Head of the department’s room is also located in the administration block.
The new Vice Chancellor of the University of Jaffna, Professor Ratnam Vigneswaran has assumed his duties on 1st May 2017 at the Vice Chancellor’s office, University of Jaffna. He is the 8th Vice Chancellor of the University and takes over from former Vice Chancellor Professor Ms. Vasanthy Arasaratnam. Former Vice Chancellors, Council Members, Deans, Professors, Heads of the Departments and academic and non-academic staff members participated to this event.
The Tamil Engineers Foundation, which is also called as Engineering Charity Fund – Australia, always helping the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Jaffna. The faculty increase the intake from 50 to 75 students. As a result the increased 25 students need to be empowered with additional drawing boxes. Therefore based on the request from the president of the Engineering Students Union to the President of the Tamil Engineering Foundation Eng. Thev Theiventhiram, this donation was initiated.