Prof. Ruwan Gopura of the Department of Mechanical Engineering delivered a speech on 10th August at the Industry-Academia Innovation Forum of the International COVID 19 Congress organized by the IEEE Bangladesh Section. His speech focused mainly on the role of roboticists during the COVID 19 pandemic and applications of robots during and after COVID 19 pandemic.
Shenal Theekshana, an undergraduate of the 17th batch of the Department of Mechanical Engineering won the Speak Our for Engineering (SOfE) national rounds held online on 08th August 2020. He spoke on the topic “Green Transportation for a Better Tomorrow” sharing his experience as a member of FalconE racing team of the Department.
Team MORA Phoenix, a group of Mechanical Engineering undergraduates won the first place under the higher education category of ‘COVID19 Student Challenge’ organized by ‘EqualEngineers’ in partnership with IMechE,UK among over 100 unique entries across the world. Entries have been submitted from countries around
Mr. MBCM Gawarammana of Department of Architecture won both ‘The best Design Impact Award (International level)’ & ‘Gold Medal ( National level)’ at AYDA (Asia Young Designer Award Competition organized by NYPPON Paint for his final year Comprehensive Design Project, 2019, ‘Cultural and Industrial Exposure, Gem Promotional Center @ Rathnapura’.
The 6th Moratuwa Engineering Research Conference (MERCon 2020), an international conference organized by the Engineering Research Unit (ERU), was successfully held as a virtual conference from 28th-30th July 2020. The program included 114 papers selected from 272. Double-blind review process is followed in the review process by the technical program committee (TPC) led by program chairs and track chairs including additional reviewers.
The 9-year long product and process development research partnership between the University of Moratuwa, the Uni-Consultancy Services (UNIC) of the University of Moratuwa, and the DSI group of companies was renewed on the 27th July 2020. Through this renewal, D. Samson Industries (Pvt.) Ltd. also joined the industrial collaboration.