These two hours seminars on “Building Information Modelling (BIM)” were organized jointly by Faculty of Engineering together with Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka Northern Provincial Chapter. This was held in two places. On 27th January it was held at the Faculty of Engineering at Kilinochchi and 28th it was held at Euroville Conference hall in Jaffna to get the maximum benefits to the Students, Academics, Researchers and Engineers. The Faculty thanks Dr. A. Anburuvel for coordinating work of this session.
Faculty staff and students attended a symposium on climate change
Dr. A. Atputharajah (Dean, Faculty of Engineering, University of Jaffna), Miss. H. Krishnarajah (Lecturer), Eng. S. Sugitharan & K. Prashanth (Instructors), Mr. S. Sangar, Mr. A.C.Y Jasinthu & Ms. T. Kirushnaveni (Students) from the Faculty of Engineering, University of Jaffna have participated in a symposium on climate change held on 15th of January 2016 at BMICH. Continue reading
Thaipongal celebration by students of the Faculty of Engineering on 15th January 2016
The students of the Faculty of Engineering celebrated Thaipongal day on 15th January 2016. This was the first Thaipongal event held at the new building of the Faculty of Engineering. All the guys were worked together, as a team work to organize the event and done it very successfully, to the first building of the Faculty. Continue reading
WaSo workshop on Water and Environment
Dr. Sivakumar, Mr. Sampath and Dr. Lorani Rajasooriya attended WaSo Workshop on January 11, 2016, at Institute of Technology of Cambodia, Phnom Penh. Dr. Sivakumar and Dr. Lorani Rajasooriya delivered two presentations on their ongoing research activities in the Workshop. Further this was an excellent event to share the research experience of all professionals attended from the WaSo partner universities. Continue reading
WaSo Asia and Africa Annual Meeting
Dr. Sivakumar and Sampath attended WaSo Africa and Asia annual meeting from 7th January to 11th January 2016 at Siem Reap, Cambodia. Dr. Lorani Rajasooriya, Department of Geography, University of Jaffna also attended for the meeting as resource person. All the coordinators and secretaries of WaSo universities in both Asia and Africa attended the meeting. Continue reading
Dr. S.S. Sivakumar and Mr. D.S. Sampath participated an International Conference
Dr. SS. Sivakumar and Mr. Saliya Sampath attended and presented their research papers with their research students on 8th International Perspective on Water Resources and the Environment Conference (IPWE 2016), held at Cinnamon Grand hotel in Colombo, from 4th to 6th January 2016 organizing by American Society of Civil Engineers /Environmental and Water Resources Institute (ASCE-EWRI). This symposium was organized to create a forum to discuss sustainable practices that work for all nations. Continue reading
Mr. D. S. Sampath participated for a short course of the international conference.
Mr. Sampath participated a short course offered in the 8th International Perspective on Water Resources and the Environment (IPWE 2016) conference on 3rd Jan 2016 at Cinnamon Grand hotel, Colombo. Short courses and conference was organized by American Society of Civil Engineers /Environmental and Water Resources Institute (ASCE-EWRI).
Professor Eliathamby Ambikairajah donated project kits for embedded systems design
Professor EliathambyAmbikairajah, Head of School of Electrical Engineering &Telecommunications at the University of New South Wales in Australia,donated embedded systems design kits for the first batch students. He also donated Electronic Dice Souvenir project for the first and second batch ofengineering students of Faculty of Engineering, University of Jaffna. Thisproject was very well appreciated by the first and second batch students.
Two new staff members joined department of Computer Engineering and a new staff member joined Department of Civil Engineering
Ms. P. Jeyananthan and Ms. J. Segar joined department of Computer Engineering as lecturer (probationary) from 1st of January 2016. This department had only one academic member until both of them have joined the department. Ms. T. Logeswaran also joined department of Civil Engineering as lecturer (probationary) on same day.
Professor Logen Logendran is teaching at the Faculty
Dr. R. Logen Logendran is a Professor of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering and Graduate Program Chair in the School of Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering at Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, USA. Prof was appointed to the Faculty of Engineering as a visiting professor from 4th July for five weeks to serve the faculty on teaching subjects for Mechanical Engineering students and at the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies. His lectures were very well attended by the students and his mentoring to the staff members were excellent. During his stay here he also helped to revise the curriculum on the Mechanical Engineering subjects. The Department and the Faculty thanks his services, which helped specially at the initial stage of the Faculty development.