Dr. N. Sathiparan appointed as the member to the University Research Committee (URC). He is representing the Faculty of Engineering from April 2017. This is a three years appointment.
The foundation stone is laid for the staff quarters of the Kilinochchi premises on 17th April 2017. This was done at the 400 acres land area, where the staff quarters also allocated as per in the master plan of the Kilinochchi premises. Academic staff and non-academic staff of all three faculties were attended with the Vice Chancellor Professor Vasanthy Arasaratnam. The three faculties of Engineering, Agriculture and Technology will get this facilities to support the academic staff. This is with the total cost of 25 million rupees and expected to complete four staff quarters each with two stories individual houses. Dr. Kaneswaran, Head of the Department of Computer Engineering, represented the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering to this event. Prof Mrs. Thushyanthy Mikunthan, Dean Faculty of Agriculture and Professor Srisatkunarajah, Acting Dean of the Faculty of Technology were participated the event with all other Deans of the other Faculties of Science, Arts and Graduate Studies.