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University of Peradeniya

Faculty of Engineering

University of Peradeniya

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The Faculty of Engineering, University of Peradeniya is the first engineering faculty in Sri Lanka. It was founded in 1950 and shifted to the present location at Peradeniya in 1964. The Faculty of Engineering is one of the eight Faculties of the University of Peradeniya, the most prestigious university in Sri Lanka located in an idyllic setting on the banks of the Mahaweli River and at the foothills of the Hantana mountain range.

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  • FYP research at the Department of Computer Engineering published in Nature

    The research conducted as a final year project by Hiruna Samarakoon, Sanoj Punchihewa, Anjana Senanayake from E/14 batch with the supervision of Prof. Roshan Ragel and Dr. Hasindu Gamarachchi *( Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Sydney, NSW, Australia ) has been published in the reputed Nature communications biology. It is a journal with high impact factor recognising publishing high-quality work in all areas of the biological science.(More...)

  • Department of Computer Engineering work in QS WoW News

    A study carried out by department undergraduates as a part of their final year project titled “Hybrid Dynamic Difficulty Adjustment for Computer Games” under the supervision of Prof. Roshan Ragel and Dr Isuru Nawinne, has been recognised in the international news magazine, QS WoW News.QS WOW NEWS is a quarterly magazine showcasing higher education providers’ outstanding academic achievements, awards, experiences, partnerships, and developments. (More...)

  • The Winner of Access PLC Gold Medal 2020

    The scientific paper titled "Finite Element Modelling of Damaged Dapped-end Beam Behaviour" authored by Eng. A.H.M.S.A. Abeysinghe and Dr. H.D. Yapa from the Department of Civil Engineering, University of Peradeniya has been selected as the Best Paper published in the "Modulus" for the session 2020 by the Society of Structural Engineers Sri Lanka (SSESL) and has been awarded the Access PLC Gold Medal 2020(More...)

  • Best Paper presented at the Annual Sessions of Society of Structural Engineers 2020

    The paper "Nonlinear Numerical Simulation of the Seismic Response of the Kotmale Dam" authored by Eng. B H M M Herath Co-authored by Dr. K K Wijesundara, and Eng. A R M H B Amunugama presented at the Annual Sessions of Society of Structural Engineers held on 25th August 2020 has been selected as the Best Paper presented at the Annual Sessions 2020 from a three-staged evaluation Process and been entitled to the Raghu Chandrakeerty Gold Medal 2020(More...)

  • Joint first award by the Sri Lankan Geotechnical Society (SLGS)

    The undergraduate research project on "Feasibility of Using Geopolymers to Stabilize Expansive Soil " carried out by S. Kanjana and S. Sajithithijan under the supervision of Dr. M.C.M Nasvi won the "Joint first award" at the Sri Lankan Geotechnical Society (SLGS) project day 2020 held on 23rd December 2020. (More...)

  • CES Talk on Introduction of New Kalani Bridge Project & Construction Techniques

    Civil Engineering Society (CES) online talk on "Introduction of New Kalani Bridge Project & Construction Techniques" by Eng. (Mrs) Darshika Jayasekera was held on 27th November 2020 via ZOOM. (More...)

  • Engineering Students Conference at Peradeniya : ESCAPE 2020

    ESCaPe’2020, Engineering Students Conference at Peradeniya, organized by Department of Computer Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Peradeniya was successfully held for the 5th time on 29th May 2020 as an online project symposium of final year undergraduates of Department of Computer Engineering.This event was made a success by the organisers: Dr Damayanthi Herath, symposium chair of ESCaPe’2020;(More...)

  • Mobile Robot Platform for Monitoring COVID-19 Non-critical Patients

    The ongoing COVID 19 pandemic is causing an exponential growth in the number of globally infected patients with Sri Lanka being no exception. About 80% of the COVID - 19 patients are not in critical state. Monitoring each patient closely and carefully and providing care to the infected patients is essential for the proper management of the disease. Each COVID 19 patient needs to be monitored on average 3 times per day.(More...)

  • Remote Patient Monitoring System Developed by the Undergraduates from Department of Computer Engineering

    The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is the defining global health crisis of our time. Since its emergence late last year, the virus has now spread around the world including Sri Lanka.In hospitals, doctors, nurses and other healthcare workers are fighting a prolonged battle against this deadly and highly contagious illness. When COVID-19 patients are isolated medical workers have to go around the isolation wards to check vital signs of patients from time to time. They have to put on protective gear for this task. Here they are putting themselves at a huge risk since the virus can be infected even from a very small mistake.(More...)

  • COVID-19 and the Faculty of Engineering, Peradeniya

    In a period where the universities all over the country are closed due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Faculty of Engineering, University of Peradeniya has taken measures to continue their academic program with the help of online technologies. The Faculty, starting from the 30th March 2020, has initiated providing online lectures to all undergraduates. The online teaching activities are conducted through FEeLS (a Learning Management System named Faculty of Engineering e-Learning System) and all the lecture notes, slides, videos and other relevant materials are also uploaded to the system. Some laboratory classes that can be performed online are also conducted. All the online synchronous sessions are recorded and added to the FEeLS course pages so that the students will have access to them later. A number of final year research projects and the other projects are carried out with minimum disturbance. The supervisors schedule Zoom meetings with their students to give feedback and continuously work to improve their projects. (More...)

  • Second Runners Up at HackDown 2020 - Department of Computer Engineering

    Thilini Deshika and Rusiru Thushara, two undergraduates from the E16 batch of Department of Computer Engineering have been able to emerge as the 2nd runners up in HackDown 2020, organized by IEEE Women In Engineering Affinity Group of University of Moratuwa. The competition was a three-hour coding competition held on the 25th of April 2020. (More...)

  • Winner at Stay Home Coding Challenge - Department of Computer Engineering

    Sudam Kalpage, a second year(E16) undergraduate of the Department of Computer Engineering, has secured the 1st place at the 'Stay Home Coding Challenge', organized by Optimize Solutions. In this competition, the contestants were tested for their coding skills. (More...)

  • Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering Undergraduate Projects Receive National Awards

    Two undergradute projects of the department of electrical and electronic engineering received Manamperi award (group category) main award and Manamperi award (group category) 1st merit award. The Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of ScienceManamperi Award (Engineering) is for the best undergraduate Engineering research project submitted to a Sri Lankan University by registered students (More...)

  • The team Data Crunchers win at DataStorm 1.0 - Department of Computer Engineering

    The team Data Crunchers, a group of students from the Department of Computer Engineering was able to emerge as the 2nd runners up at Data Storm v1.0 which was organized by the Rotaract clubs of University of Moratuwa and University of Colombo and held on the 29th of February 2020 at the John Keells Holdings Auditorium. The team consisted of Imesh Ekanayake(E15), Heshan Dissanayake (E16) and Hiruna Samarakoon(E14). (More...)

  • IESL Award for the Best Undergraduate Project in Electrical Engineering 2018/2019

    The Eng. E. W. Karunaratna award for the best undergraduate project in Electrical Engineering was awarded to E13 batch final year project, “Design of a Multispectral Imaging System for Industrial Applications”. The project team members are W. G. Chaminda Bandara, G. W. Kasun Prabhath and D. W. S. C. B. Dissanayake. The project was supervised by Dr. H. M. V. R. Herath, Dr. G. M. R. I. Godaliyadda, and Dr. (More...)

  • "Best Data Engineer" award win at Datathon

    A group of final year students from the Department of Computer Engineering, brought the "best data engineer" title home while winning the 4th place at the Datathon: Hackathon for data enthusiasts organized by Dialog and Axiata Analytics, Sri Lanka.The event was held at the Water's edge, Colombo during (2-4)/8/2019 with the participation of 100 100 individuals: 20 teams consisting of data science industry (More...)

  • Department undergraduates at the finals of HackX

    Team 405 Found and team Cybernics from the Department of Computer Engineering has been able to get selected for the top ten teams at the hackX 2019, an inter-university startup challenge organized by the IMSSA, University of Kelaniya. 30 teams have been filtered out for an initial pitch from all the proposals submitted for the competition. After the initial pitch, the top ten teams were selected for the final   (More...)

  • Second year students of the department shine at IESL Techno Hackathon-Xtreme

    Team Eye Coders, a group of second-year students from the Department of Computer Engineering has emerged second runners up at the IESL Techno Hackathon-Xtreme which was held on the 12th of October at the BMICH premises. The competition which was organized by the IESL Student Chapter of the University of Moratuwa in collaboration with IESL-YMS, had over 16 teams from eight leading State   ( More...)

  • Pera Undergraduates Mark Their Name in Mora Xtreme 4.0.

    Team InterGreat, a group of second-year students of the Faculty of Engineering, University of Peradeniya (UoP) has been the winner surpassing around 300 teams at MoraXtreme 4.0 which was held on the 12th of October 2019. The team consisted of Nanayakkara , Praveen Danajaya and PardithaAlwis from Departments of Electrical & Electronic Engineering and Computer Engineering from UoP. Also, (More...)

  • Three teams make it to top ten in Sri Lankan scoreboard of the IEEEXtreme 13.0 coding competition

    Undergraduates of the Faculty of Engineering, University of Peradeniya has been able to secure three out of the top ten places of the SriLankan Scoreboard at the IEEEXtreme 13.0 which concluded on the 20th of October 2019. IEEEXtreme is a global challenge in which teams around the world compete in a 24-hour time span against each other to solve a set of intensive programming problems. This (More...)

  • Department students shine at HackStat 2.0 as winners

    Team biteCode consisting of Gihan Jayathilake, Suren Sritharan, HarshanaSumedha and DhanushkiMapitigama (final year undergraduates of the department) emerged winners from the retail category at the hackStat 2.0 which was organized by the Stat Circle, Department of Statistics, of Colombo to promote data science in Sri Lanka. Team eyeCoders, a group of second-year students; ThiliniDeshika,   (More...)

  • Final year students win at iHack 5.0

    Team Testing123 of PrabhathBandara, KaveeshaDilshani, Chamara Gunarathne and ShehanPerera has been able to emerge as the 1st runner up at iHack 5.0 Inter-University hackathon organized by University of Colombo School of Computing ISACA Student Group. 15 teams have been sorted out by considering all the project proposals submitted and the top 5 teams were selected to the final round after 24 (More...)

  • Department graduate awarded the MigaraRatnatunga Trust Award

    Dimuth Wickramanayake, an immediate graduate of the department (E/13 batch) has been awarded the MigaraRatnatunga Trust Award for Industrial Training for Undergraduates -2018/2019. It is awarded by the Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka (IESL) for the best industrial trainee project in Sri Lanka under the discipline of computer engineering. Dimuthu was presented with this award(a cash prize and certificate (More...)

  • Department graduate receives Bronze medal for Best Research Undergraduate project

    Theekshana Dissanayake, an immediate graduate of the department (E/13) has been awarded the bronze medal for best research undergraduate project in Sri Lanka by the Institute of Applied Statistics Srilanka (IASSL). It was awarded for his final year project based work titled "An ensemble learning approach for improving electrocardiogram based human emotion recognition", which was supervised by (More...)

  • 2nd runners up in Biomedical Engineering Design Competition

    Team CrunchCode was able to emerge as the 2nd runners up at Brainstorm 2019, Sri Lanka's Premier Biomedical Engineering Design Competition, organized by the IEEE EMBS Student Branch Chapter at University of Moratuwa. The team which consisted of Hiruna Samarakoon, Anjana Senanayaka, SanojPunchihewa of the Faculty of Engineering, Sachit Kerala from the Faculty of Medicine and (More...)

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Make Up Examination - July 2020 (for End of Semester Examination - Nov 2019)

Make up Examination (for End of Semester Examination-Nov 2019) will commence from 30th June 2020. Please note that this examination has been arranged only for final year students. [Timetable]

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