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March 2017

406.Dr. Buddhika Jayasekara Delivers a Talk at National CXO Forum 2017

Posted: 31/05/2017

Dr. Buddhika Jayasekara delivered a talk on “AI for intelligent systems and robots” at the 2nd National CXO Form organized by the Federation of IT Industry Sri Lanka (FITIS) the apex industry association for the ICT industry Sri Lanka which was held on 28th March 2017 at the Hilton Colombo Residence. It was focused on “Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning” for an audience including 250 CXOs of leading companies in Sri Lanka. His talk was mainly focused on natural intelligence, artificial intelligence on systems and robots, machine learning and current developments at the Department of Electrical Engineering, university of Moratuwa on intelligent service robots such as MIRob (Moratuwa Intelligent Robot).

More details at news item and video footage of the event.














February 2017

405.Annual General Meeting of the Electrical Engineering Society

Posted: 17/03/2017

The Annual General Meeting of the Electrical Engineering Society (EESoc) of University of Moratuwa was held for the 21st time on 13th February 2016 at University premises. Academic staff lead by the Emeritus Professor J.R. Lucas patron of the society and the Head of the Department, Prof. N. Wickramarachchi together with the undergraduate students of the department of Electrical Engineering were among the gathering. Minutes of the Annual General Meeting 2016 and the financial report for the past year were read by the secretary and the junior treasurer respectively and were approved to be true and correct by the audience.

The new board of members for the year ahead was appointed and resumed their duties with the warm wishes of the retiring members of the board who served immensely towards the betterment of the society and the department through many successful events including the annual charity programme ‘We Are With You’, the International Conference EECon, as well as the impressive Round Table Conference.

The new board is headed by Dr. Chandima Pathirana as the President and Dr. Rasara Samarasinghe as the Senior Treasurer consisting of eight members from the final year undergraduate students. The AGM was followed by an entertainment session which reflected the talents of the undergraduates of the Department of Electrical Engineering adding glamour to the event.

January 2017

404.Prof Sisil Kumarawadu Delivers a Lecture on Intelligent Buildings at the GBCSL Program

Posted: 17/03/2017

Prof Sisil Kumarawadu delivered a lecture titled "Intelligent Buildings" at the 16th Associate Professional Training (APT) program conducted by the Green Building Council of Sri Lanka (GBCSL), which is the Sri Lanka representative of World Green Building Council. This lecture highlighted the concepts and technologies used in modern energy-optimal smart bulidings. GBCSL APT program was held at the Narayanasamy Conference Hall, Hector Kobbekaduwa Agrarian Research and Training Institute during 20th, 21st, 27th and 28th of January, 2017.

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