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Intelligent Service Robotics group Present at IROS 2019

A work by the researchers from the Intelligent Service Robotics group- Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Moratuwa has been accepted at the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) 2019. IROS is a premier internal conference in the field of Robotics and it is in first 20 sources of Special category for Robotics in Google Scholar Metrics with h5 index of 58 . This year the conference will be held on November 4 - 8, in the Venetian Macao, Macau, China. 

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Mon, 09/09/2019 - 09:01

Attending the MLRS 2019

Sachi Natasha Edirisinghe, a research scholar at Intelligent Service Robotics  Group of the Department of Electrical Engineering attended the 1st Machine Learning Research School (MLRS) 2019. The event was held from 4-11 August at Digital Economy Promotion Agency (DEPA), Bangkok, Thailand.  The aim of this event was to provide a basic understanding of machine learning to participants. The program included tutorials, practical sessions, poster presentations and social events.  The tutorials were conducted by world-renowned machine learning experts.

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Mon, 09/09/2019 - 08:47

Summer schools on AI

Chapa Sirithunge, a doctoral student from the Intelligent Service Robotics group- Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Moratuwa attended The Advanced Course on AI (ACAI) 2019 and the 3rd Summer School on Cognitive Robotics, summer schools this year. ACAI was organized by the Technical University of Crete and funded by the European Association for Artificial Intelligence EurAI. The summer school was held in the Technical University of Crete, Chania, Greece from 1-5 July 2019.

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Mon, 09/09/2019 - 08:37
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Guest lecture by Prof. Manukid Parnichkun, AIT, Thailand

Prof. Manukid Parnichkun, Professor at Mechatronics Program, Asian Institute of Technology visited the Department of Electrical Engineering and delivered a talk on “Advanced Control of Robotics and Mechatronics Systems” at the seminar room of the department. Postgraduate opportunities at AIT were also discussed on his visit.  

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Tue, 05/28/2019 - 13:50

Presentation made by the 13th batch Students at the IEEE GTD ASIA 2019 in Bangkok

A technical paper based on the undergraduate project work of a 13th batch Electrical Engineering students, Shehani De Seram, Maheeshan Kumara, Gayashan Madhushanka, and Kasun Ranasinghe Sagara, titled “Techno-economic Feasibility Assessment of Implementation of Solar Tracking for Utility Scale Solar Photovoltaic Plants in Sri Lanka” was presented at the IEEE GTD Asia 2019 in Bangkok.

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Tue, 05/28/2019 - 13:49
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Dr. Asanka Rodrigo was appointed as the Director General, SLSEA

Dr. Asanka Rodrigo, senior lecturer in the Electrical Engineering Department has been appointed as the Director General of the Sri Lanka Sustainable Energy Authority from 17th April 2019. 

The Sri Lanka Sustainable Energy Authority (or SLSEA) is the primary body responsible for the issuance of licenses for sustainable energy developments in Sri Lanka and it is also the authority responsible for promoting renewable energy and sustainable developments in the country.
 

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Tue, 05/28/2019 - 13:46

We Are With You 2019

“Kindness is the language the deaf can hear and the blind can see.” 
-Mark Twain-

 

The Electrical Engineering Society speaks the language of kindness every year with their annual charity project, We Are With You. The project focuses on the wellbeing of the Students of School for the Deaf, Ratmalana. For the 20th consecutive time, We Are With You 2019 was held on the 6th of March 2019 at the university premises. 

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Tue, 05/28/2019 - 13:44
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