Dr. B. Ketheesan and Mr. D.S. Sampath attended Training Workshop on Science & Technology of Compatible Reverse Osmosis (RO) System Design, Maintenance & Servicing on 11th Aug 2017 at Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture (PGIA), University of Peradeniya. This was funded by WaSo project of University of Jaffna.
The Engineering Faculty of University of Jaffna (UoJ) has initiated the conceptual development of a Center for Excellence (CoE) in Solar Research that is expected to be, when set up, the first of its kind in Sri Lanka. The Center will be equipped with latest testing equipment on measuring solar irradiance as well as other parameters. We feel the setting up of this CoE is important as a reference point for both academia and the industry, given that the country has now embarked on up taking solar technology. The CoE will undertake both solar photovoltaics (PV) and solar thermal research. While there are some accomplishments in solar PV applications in this country, the solar thermal field remains relatively unexpired.
Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka Vadakkin Chapter (IESL NPC) conducted the Junior Inventor of the Year (JIY) 2017 competition among the school students of Northern Province at Faculty of Engineering, University of Jaffna, Kilinochchi. The competition was chaired by Eng. T. Barathithasan, Chairman of the Vadakkin Chapter with the presence of Eng. Jayavilal Meegoda, the president of IESL on 06th August 2017.
Every year throughout the world on the 22nd of March World Water Day is remembered and celebrated. In keeping with this celebration the “World Water Day Art Competition’’ was conducted for the School children in our project area. This program was celebrated at KN/ Barathy Vidyalayam on the 21st March 2017, more than 55 School children from three Schools in our project area, 15 teachers and WaSSIP staff also participated in this program.