Professor Maheshan Niranjan came to the Faculty and stayed on 31st July and 1st August 2014. He conducted a workshop on computing at the Faculty of Engineering. Prof Maheshan Niranjan was the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering when he was at Sheffield University. He graduated from the University of Peradeniya and completed his PhD at the University of Cambridge. The two days he was inspiring the staff of the Faculty of Engineering while he was giving the overall comments on the curriculum of the Department of Computer Engineering. Further he donated few very important books to the Engineering Faculty Library. Currently he is leading the research group at the University of Southampton in United Kingdom. It was great opportunity for the Faculty of Engineering staff members to have very close discussion with the leading and experience experts coming from the foreign Universities.