Sandushan Ranaweera, and undergraduate of ENTC has emerged as the second-place winner in the Asia Pacific Region in the Internet for All Competition organized by IEEE Communications Society which is one of the world premier associations for communication engineers.
In this competition the participating teams or individuals are required to submit a proposal outlining a plan to bring internet connectivity to an identified locality where a clear need of internet connectivity exists. The proposals should explain how if implemented the performance of the infrastructure will be measured, detect technical failures, risk mitigation plan and how the infrastructure will be maintained after the project duration.
Teams or individuals from worldwide were open to submit proposals. Winners were selected region-wise from Europe, Middle East and Africa Region, North America Region, Latin America Region and Asia Pacific Region. The jury picked First, Second, Third place winners with up to 5 honorable mentions per each region. Sandushan Ranaweera’s proposal which won the second place in Asia Pacific Region was outlined a project to give internet connectivity for underprivileged students in rural villages of Sri Lanka using existing common infrastructure.
The constant motivation and guidance of Dr. Tharaka Samarasinghe as the staff advisor of the IEEE Communications Society Student Branch Chapter should be appreciated here since he always encourages students to participate in these competitions. This achievement will uplift the brand name of ENTC and UoM while showcasing the practical industrial knowledge of ENTC undergraduates in international level.Read More
The final year project titled “Object Detection, Tracking and Suspicious Activity Recognition for Maritime Surveillance using Thermal Vision” received the Bronze award for Tertiary Students – Technology category at National ICT Awards NBQSA 2021.
NBQSA, The National ICT Awards Ceremony, provides recognition to outstanding achievements of individuals and organizations in Sri Lanka who have developed high quality ICT products and Tertiary Category – Technology targets the best quality work done by undergraduates in terms of research related to technical solutions.
The award was given for the technological solution provided when it comes to maritime surveillance in Sri Lankan borders and due to the amount of research work carried out during the project which includes a novel approach to Online Real-time Spatio Temporal Action Localization.Read More
Dr. Ajith A. Pasqual Gets Elected as the President of the Sri Lanka Electronic Manufacturers and Exporters Association
Dr. Ajith A. Pasqual, a senior lecturer at the Department of Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering of the University of Moratuwa, has been elected as the president of the Sri Lanka Electronic Manufacturers and Exporters Association (SLEMEA). The aim of the association is to uplift Sri Lanka’s electronic manufacturing industry to boost the economic contribution through electronic exports. Dr. Pasqual will use his knowledge and experience in academia and industry to shoulder this task and bring about impactful changes in Sri Lanka’s the electronic manufacturing and export industry.Read More