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Visit of Professor Mahesh Panchagnula, Indian Institute of Technology Madras

Prof. Mahesh Panchagnula, Dean, International and Alumni Relations, Indian Institute of Technology Madras visited University of Moratuwa on 6th March 2019.

Prof. Panchagnula met Prof. N. Wickramaarachchi, Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Prof. Gihan Dias, Director, International Relations, Prof.  J.M.S.J. Bandara, Head, Department of Civil Engineering  and Ms. Y.S. Karunarathne, Assistant Registrar, External Affairs, Publicity and International Student Promotions Division for an initial discussion.

Meeting between Deakin University and the University of Moratuwa

A team from the Deakin University, Australia, consisting of Prof K.Baskaran (Associate Dean – International & Partnerships, Faculty of Science Engineering and Built Environment), Associate Prof Lloyd Chua (Associate Head of Engineering - International), Associatate Prof Pubudu Pathirana (School of Engineering) and Ms Ruby Lee (Manager - International & Partnerships, Faculty of Science Engineering and Built Environment) were present at the University of Moratuwa on Wednesday, 30th January 2019 for a discussion with Prof P.K.S.

Visit of Indian Delegation to Promote Collaboration with Educational Institutions in India

The Indian Government continuing its drive to promote international students to its country has launched a “Study in India” programme, where 160 registered Institutions are offering approximately 19,000 seats to prospective students to follow over 1500 courses of study. Of the positions available, over 9500 students could obtain fee waivers of up to 100%.

Visit of Prof . Udaya Madawala of University of Auckland, New Zealand

Prof. Udaya Madawala who graduated from the University of Moratuwa in the late 1980s and is now an eminent Professor at the University of Auckland, New Zealand, an inventor, a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), among other achievements; was in Sri Lanka to deliver a keynote address at the IEEE conference and visited the University on 19th December 2018. 

Visit of Prof. Shuang-Hua Yang, Associate Dean, Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech), Shenzhen Guandong, China

Prof. Shuang-Hua Yang, Associate Dean, Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech), Shenzhen Guandong, China called on the Vice Chancellor, Director/International Relations and Dean-Engineering on Monday, 10th December 2018  and had a very interesting discussion which is expected to lead to  mutually  beneficial collaborations for both SUSTech and UOM.

Visit to The University of Moratuwa by Academics from Shandong University of Science & Technology (SDUST)

Professors Fan Zhijian(Vice Director/International Office), Miao Ruchang(Deputy Dean/College of Mechanical and Electronic Engineering), Wang Jiayan (Vice Dean/Graduate School) and Zhuwu Zhu (Assistant Dean/College of Mining and Safety Engineering) from Shandong University of Science and Technology, China visited the University of Moratuwa on 14th November 2018 and had very successful discussions which would lead to further collaboration between the two universities, especially in the fields of Earth Resources Engineering and Mechanical Engineering, among others.

Visit of Delegation from IIT, New Delhi

The Ministry of Science & Technology hosted a team of delegates from the Institute of Information Technology (IIT) New Delhi, India in November 2018 which included a week of activities at the UOM, from 12th November to 19th November 2018.  The programme came within the purview of the Indo-Lanka project and commenced with a meeting between Prof. S.N Naik and Dr. Megha Mathur from IIT and the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Director/International Relations  and  other academic staff members from UOM on 12th November 2018.

Vice Chancellor’s Visit to China – Oct/Nov 2018

 

Prof Kapila Perera, Vice Chancellor, was invited by a delegation from the Shanghai University of Electrical Power to the meeting of the International Association of Electric Power Universities for Belt & Road, and the establishment of the Regional Association of Electric Power Universities (RAEP) on 26th October 2018.  It was an honour for the University of Moratuwa to have its Vice Chancellor deliver a keynote address at this Forum on the topic, Trends in Energy Supply.