IEEE WIE SB AG of University of Peradeniya was awarded the ‘Best WIE Activity Award’ for the program “GNANA PRADEEPA” at the IEEESLSYWC’17 which was held at Sabaragamuwa University on 22-24th December.This is the second consecutive win for WIE Affinity Group, UOP “GNANA PRADEEPA” – Workshop on Technical Skills Development was a program organized by WIE SB AG of University of Peradeniya with the intension of delivering hands on experience on electronics, circuit design and programming for school girls.
This was held on October 2017 , at DEEE seminar room .Ninety school girls participated and they were enlightened on IEEE WIE and the event. Then the participants were grouped for the projects (LCD, Light sensor, Distance meter, Knight rider circuit, Motor speed control) and were provided with equipment’s & guidance.
They were instructed to complete the project within a time frame and present their outcome. At the end of the day students were able learn while enjoying. With the received positive feedback, it was clear that we were able to inspire them to think more about the field of Engineering especially electrical & electronics.