Prof. Eliathamby Ambikairajah Award

The following students have been awarded Prof. Eliathamby Ambikairajah award for their best performance in semester exams at the special faculty board held on 20th September 2017. The selected students were excited about the award and expressed their sincere gratitude to Prof. Eliathamby Ambikairajah. They further said that such awards motivate them to excel in their studies.

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Faculty students participated to the startup weekend Vanni program and obtained first three prizes

The Startup Weekend Vanni was held at faculty of Engineering from 16th to 18th December 2016. This is the third such event in Sri Lanka. Startup Weekend is a global phenomenon – 54 hours of fast and furious prototype development through to exploring potential markets and pitching. It’s an opportunity to the graduates/students to present their startup ideas and polish up the ideas as working prototype which get polished by many industry experts during the event. It’s an unparalleled opportunity to build lasting relationships with co-founders; mentors, and investors. Continue reading

Students won the first runner up in the national level robot competition

Uva Wellassa University of Sri Lanka conducted its first robotic competition with the name of UWU ROBOT BATTLES 2016. The Robotic competition was conducted in two categories as SCHOOL CHALLENGE and OPEN CHALLENGE under two different tasks in robotics and it was island wide. Undergraduate students’ teams and any other institutions or school or industries’ teams were able to participate in the open challenge. It was to test the advanced skills of participants that were required to complete a higher task, in a challenging environment, in different ways.

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Faculty engineering students participated in Sri Lanka University Games

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.

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Students obtained third place and two merit awards at the “Undergraduate inventor of the year (UIY) 2015” competition

The Undergraduate Inventor of the Year (UIY) 2015 competition was established by the IESL to encourage and stimulate creativity and interest in inventions among engineering undergraduates and provide opportunities for engineering undergraduates to organize and present their original inventions. It’s also a forum for networking within engineering undergraduates in Sri Lanka as well as members of industry and academia.

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UOJ Engineering students’ team won the cup of the night cricket match held at the University of Peradeniya.

Students of the Faculty of Engineering went to Peradeniya to take part in a memorial tournament, named after late Mr. Calistus, emerged victorious. The match was held on 12th September 2015 as a night match. The venue was the main ground of the University of Peradeniya. Students from Faculty of Engineering, University of Jaffna, who went there to take part in couple of exhibition matches, outplayed the hosts and proved their strength. Being a newly blossoming faculty, those friendly matches with the senior faculties would help to enhance a tight bond between the engineering faculties of Sri Lanka.

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Mr. Neorooshan Durairaja’s excellent performance in freshers’ inter faculty athletic meet

The University of Jaffna freshers’ inter faculty athletic meet was held on 25th and 26th, July 2015. Students from eight faculties participated in this grand sports meet. From Faculty of Engineering, Mr. Durairaja Neorooshan achieved 1st place in 10,000 m and 3,000 m and 2nd place in 5,000 m long distance race. With his achievements, the faculty of engineering was ranked 6th among 8 faculties. Continue reading

Faculty students won the first prize on debate competition held at University of Jaffna.

A debate team consists of four members from our faculty emerged as champions in a debate competition organized by Department of Law on 13th March 2015 at the main campus of the University of Jaffna. The guys went on to clinch the title by defeating the teams from the Faculty of Arts and the Faculty of Management. The members of the debate team are Messrs. B. Nilakshan, R. Neethan, Mudiththa Kumarasri and Salinda Lankapriya. The faculty of engineering proudly congratulates them for such an incredible performance and wish them all the best.n

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