This University level competition was organized by the University Business Linkage (UBL) committee on 5th September 2016. This committee was headed by Mr. K. Umashankar at the University level while faculty level activities were coordinated by Mr. R. Valluvan. For this event Professor S. Mohanadas, former Vice Chancellor of the University of Jaffna, was invited as the chief guest. All faculties’ deans were invited to deliver short speeches about this award. This event was supported by the German Sri Lanka Cooperation, GIZ, Chamber of Commerce and Industries of Yarlpanam, The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce.
Dr. M. Siyamalan joined the Department of Computer Engineering as Senior Lecturer on 5th September 2016. He received BSc Degree with first class honours from University of Jaffna in 2006, MSc from Polytech, University of Nice, France in 2011, and PhD from University of Dundee, UK in 2015. He has over 7 years of fulltime research (including 2 years at industry), and about a year of tutoring and lecturing experience.