Two more workshops of the workshop series conducted by Duke University, North Carolina, USA were held on 23rd February and 27th April, 2022. The purpose of these workshops to train the academic staff in the department regarding Engineering Design Methodology.
A workshop on “Fire Detection and Protection Design” by industry expertise, Mr. Kamal Deshapriya, Assistant General Manager at LAUGFS Terminals Limited and Mr. Amidh Perera, Electrical Engineer, In-charge at LPG Cylinder Filling Plant, Hambantota and Assistant Manager at LAUGFS Terminals Limited, was held on 27th of April, 2022.
The first increased student intake (532 students) was physically admitted to the Faculty of Engineering from 28th March, 2022. A short inauguration ceremony was arranged again although they were officially inaugurated to the faculty last year through ZOOM.
A tech session was conducted on 29th March, 2022 by Synopsys Lanka (Pvt) Ltd to make students of the Department of Electrical and Information Engineering aware on Electronic Design Automation (EDA).
In collaboration with the University Grants Commission (UGC), Dialog Axiata PLC has established ‘5G Innovation Centres’ at the engineering faculties of leading universities to create and incubate interest-driven learning, innovation and entrepreneurship for future leaders.
On the request of Department of Electrical and Information Engineering, Prof. Madhusanka Liyanage, an Assistant Professor and also the Director of Graduate Research at School of Computer Science, University College Dublin (UCD), Ireland, has been appointed as an Adjunct Assistant Professor from 1st of January, 2022 for two (02) years.
A group of students from the 22nd Batch, Faculty of Engineering has won the championship of islandwide “Evolution AI”, an Artificial Intelligence Ideathon organized by AIESEC in the University of Kelaniya.
Mr. Matt de Caussin, a Digital Nomad Ambassador for Sri Lanka from ICTA and two of Ruhunu startup hub officials, Mr. Sahan Bodaragama and Mr. Hiran Edirisinghe visited the Department of Electrical and Information Engineering, Faculty of Engineering on 23rd February, 2022.
J.B. Peiris Oration at the Association of Sri Lankan Neurologists Annual Congress (ASNAC) by Dr. N. W. Prins
Dr. N. W. Prins presented the oration at the Association of Sri Lankan Neurologists Annual Congress (ASNAC) on 18th February 2022 held at the Shangri-La, Colombo.
The inauguration ceremony of the 23rd intake of students to the Faculty of Engineering was held on 28th February 2022 via ZOOM.