The second batch of students visited the Iranamadu Irrigation Development Project (IIDP) site and its office on 2nd December 2014 afternoon. The IIDPis one of the major projects where the Engineering is applied for the direct benefit of the community. Deputy Director Eng. N. Suthaharan,together with his team of Engineers, explained the project concept, challenges and how engineering is applied together with other common knowledge.
Mr. Saliya Sampath joined the Department of Civil Engineering in the capacity of Lecturer (Probationary) from 1st December 2014. He earned BScEng Degree from University of Peradeniya in 2012. He served as an irrigation Engineer attached to the Central Engineering Consultancy Bureau (CECB) for a period of 5 months. Later he joined the Department of Civil Engineering, University of Peradeniya as a Research Assistant for a period of 2 years. He is affiliated to the Department of Civil Engineering, University of Jaffna and reading for his Master of Philosophy degree at Department of Civil Engineering, University of Peradeniya, at present. Continue reading
The orientation program for the second batch started on 1st December 2014 with an inauguration program. It was a very brief event with Senior Professor K. Kandasamy (represented the Vice Chancellor of the University of Jaffna), Dean, Heads of the Departments and president of the students society and the students of previous batch. All the fresh students including few parents participated in the event. After the inauguration program all male students were given accommodation at two houses that are hired outside the University premises.