Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Moratuwa is organizing an international conference, “2018 Electrical Engineering Conference (EECon 2018)” for the second time, which will be on 28th September 2018 at the Kingsbury Hotel, Colombo. EECon 2018 is technically co-sponsored by the IEEE Sri Lanka Section, IEEE RAS Sri Lanka Chapter and IEEE PES Sri Lanka Chapter and is financially supported by the University of Moratuwa. All accepted papers will be submitted to IEEE for inclusion in IEEE Xplore Digital Library and conference proceedings will be indexed in Scopus.
EECon 2018 solicits research papers describing significant and innovative research contributions to all fields of electrical engineering. We invite submissions on a wide range of research topics in Electrical Engineering. More details of the conference can be found at the http://www.eesoc.lk/eecon2018/.
436.We Are With You 2018
We Are With You is an event where the members of Electrical Engineering Society (EESoc) interact with differently abled students from the School for the Deaf in Ratmalana, and entertain them for a whole day. This event has a proud history of bringing together the members of EESoc for a worthy cause, and is an event that is immensely enjoyed by both members and differently abled students who take part in it.
This year WAWY was held for the 19th consecutive year with the theme of “Red Indians”, for the students of Ceylon School for the Deaf, Rathmalana on 27th of February 2018 at University Premises. A quiz programme, drama and dance made the event colourful at civil auditorium. Students enjoyed the evening with fun games and sports which were held at University grounds. An Art Exhibition where the paintings of students were displayed was held at the old gymnasium as well.
And also a donation of Hearing Aids for the students of Ceylon School for the Deaf, Rathmalana was successfully held on 15th of March 2018 at the Ceylon School for the Deaf with the presence of the President of EESoc Dr.D.P.Chandima, the Principal of the school, Staff members and students. This year, Electrical Engineering Society was able to donate four sets of Hearing Aids with the Financial Contribution of ’04 and ’05 Electrical Engineering Batches of University of Moratuwa.
435.Guest Lecture - current status and future of Sri Lankan power system
Power system of a country is a broader aspect where whole country is benefited with. In order to knowledge up the future personals whom to vest the responsibility of country’s power system a guest lecture was held on 22nd of February 2018 at the Seminar Room, Department of Electrical engineering. The workshop was conducted by two engineers from Ceylon Electricity board, Dr. H.M. Wijeekoon Banda, Chief Engineer (Transmission Planning) and Mr. M.B.S. Samarasekara, Chief Engineer (Generation Planning)
The main concern of the lecture was to handover knowledge about the current status and future commitments of Sri Lankan power system. Mr. M.B.S. Samarasekara explained about present status of Sri Lankan power generation, proposed capacity additions to the generation network, Environment aspects on power generation and commitments from CEB, comparison of energy mixes of the other countries and Sri Lanka.
Dr. H.M. Wijeekoon Banda explained about present transmission network and its development, future transmission investment commitments, HVDC link between India and Sri Lanka. The guest lecture was successfully held for about two hours with the interaction of academic staff and undergraduates.
434.IEEE Sri Lanka Section AGM
Dr. KTMU Hemapala owas appointed as an executive committee member at the Annual General Meeting of the IEEE Sri Lanka Section held on the 7th of February.
433.Prof. H Y Ranjit Perera Participates IESES2018 in Hamilton, New Zealand
Mr. Punsara Colambage, Research student in the Dept. of Electrical Engineering, and Prof. H Y R Perera visited Hamilton, New Zealand to attend the IEEE International Conference on "Industrial Electronics for Sustainable Energy Systems (IESES) -2018" held from 31st January to 4th February 2018. A joint paper on "Assessment of Cost of Unserved Energy for Sri Lankan Industrial Sector" was presented in the conference.
The Annual General Meeting of Electrical Engineering Society (EESoc) of University of Moratuwa was held for the 22nd consecutive time on 26th January 2018 from 4.30 pm onwards at Civil Auditorium. The occasion was illuminated with the presence of emeritus Prof. J.R.Lucas, Department Head Prof. Sisil Kumarawadu, other academic staff and undergraduates of Department of Electrical Engineering. Dr. Chandima Pathirana and Dr. Rasara Samarasinghe were elected as the president and Senior Treasurer respectively for the consecutive second year.