Faculty Library was shifted to the new building

The library of the faculty was established just together with the faculty in February 2014. The faculty curriculum is completely based on the Outcome Based Education (OBE). Therefore the lifelong learning and self-learning are most important items in the Faculty Education Systems. As a result the library development was stressed from its beginning as one of the essential sections to be developed.Continue reading

Religious activities for blessing the new environment

Students of faculty of engineering organized religious activities for Hindu, Buddhist, Christianity and Muslim students on 31st December 2016 and 1st January 2017. Purpose of the event was to bless the newly built engineering faculty and bless the students, academic staff and nonacademic staff at Kilinochchi premises of University of Jaffna. Most of the students participated in all the activities.Continue reading

Talk on “Blockchain Technology: Opportunities?” by Dr. Vallipuram Muthukkumarasamy

Electrical and Electronic Engineering Students organized two hours talk on “Blockchain Technology: Opportunities?” on 26th of December 2016. This talk was done by Dr. Vallipuram Muthukkumarasamy, Associate Professor, Griffith University, Australia. The talks covered on Network security, cyber security research opportunities, Blockchain fundamentals, crypto currency transactions and evolution, hash functions and problems in Blockchain technology. Finally open up the research opportunities and future role of Blockchain technology.

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Workshop on supporting interaction & understanding to promote Co-existence among university students

50 students from university of Jaffna attended ‘Workshop on supporting interaction & understanding to promote Co-existence among university students’ at Islander Center (Seva Lanka Foundation), Rajanganaya, Anuradhapura from 21st – 23rd December 2016. Around 20 engineering students, medical students and art students attended the fully residential three day workshop. Workshop organized and sponsored by Ministry of National Co- existence, Dialogue and official languages. Continue reading

Field trip to first hybrid renewable-diesel power plant of Sri Lanka at Eluvathivu, Jaffna

Sri Lanka’s first hybrid power plant was developed in Eluvathivu Island, Jaffna. This plant is with a capacity of 60 KW will generate electricity using wind power, solar power, and diesel. It has been built with the financial assistance rendered by the Asian Development Bank and the Ceylon Electricity Board aiming the promotion of green energy at a cost of Rs. 187 million. One unit generated by this power plant will cost about Rs. 9.14.

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Poster Presentation of Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Computer Engineering Students

A poster presentation was organized by the Students of the Departments of Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Computer Engineering Students. This is to demonstrate the projects carried out by the students their undergraduate studies. This was held on 20th December. This poster presentation was seen through by the Department staff, other departments’ staff and visitors from USA and Canada of Professor Kumar Venayagamoorthy, Dr. Thrishantha Nanayakkara, Professor Kiruba S Haran, Professor Visvakumar Aravinthan and Industrial engineers. Continue reading

Workshop on “Challenges and opportunities for an emerging Engineering program”

A three-day workshop was organized on 19th December 2016 by the electrical and electronic engineering department. The foreign experts are attracted by the ICIAFS (2016 EEE International Conference on Information and Automation for Sustainability) Conference held at Galle. Soon after the conference we invited few of those experts and organized the workshop and conducted technical talks, career guidance, curriculum revision and guest lectures.

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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

Faculty staff participated to the International Conference on Sustainable Built Environment (ICSBE)

The International Conference on Sustainable Built Environment (ICSBE) was jointly organized by WaSo was held in Kandy from 16th to 18th December 2016. Dr. (Eng) S S Sivakumar, Head Civil Engineering and coordinator of WaSo-Asia UoJ project and one of the organizing committee member of WaSo-ICSBE, participated the conference together with Dr Abirami Sivaruban from Faculty of Science. Dr. Sivakumar was chairing one of the session of this international conference. Three of the Jaffna university staff presented research papers with the assistance of WaSo project.

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