A team of delegates from the National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan (NSYSU) visited the University of Moratuwa (UoM) on 29th November 2019. National Sun Yat-sen University (NSYSU) is a leading comprehensive higher education institution in Kaohsiung in southern Taiwan. As one of the top research-oriented universities, NSYSU has achieved remarkable achievements in many fields, especially in engineering, environmental science, marine sciences, material science, and applied chemistry.
The delegation team comprised of Dr. Mitch Ming-Chi Chou, Vice President for Research and Development/Chair Prof., Dept. of Materials and Optoelectronic Science, Dr. Ker-Chang Hsieh, Deputy Dean of Engineering College / Prof., Dept. of Materials and Optoelectronic Science, Dr. Yeong-Maw Hwang, Chairman & Prof., Dept. of Mechanical and Electro-mechanical Engineering, Dr. Shu-Min Li, Prof., Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering, Dr. Tzung-Lin Lee, Assoc. Prof., Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Vivian Chung (Ms.), Senior Officer, Division of International Relations, Office of International Affairs and Ruru Chiang (Ms.), Senior Special Assistant, Academic Collaboration Center, Office of Research & Development.
The team met Prof. K.K.C.K. Perera, Vice Chancellor, University of Moratuwa, Prof. N.K. Wickramarachchi, Dean, Faculty of Engineering, Prof. Mrs. Dileeka Dias, Dean, Faculty of Graduate Studies, Prof. Gihan Dias, Director, International Relations, Prof. Sisil Kumarawadu, Head, Department of Electrical Engineering, Prof. P.G. Rathnasiri, Professor, Department of Chemical and Process Engineering, Dr. (Mrs) A.S. Galhenage, Senior Lecturer, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Dr. Ranjith Amarasinghe, Senior Lecturer, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Dr. Ranga Rodrigo, Senior Lecturer, Department of Electronic & Telecommunication Engineering and Ms. Y.S. Karunarathne, Assistant Registrar, External Affairs, Publicity and International Student Promotions Division.
The two universities agreed to explore the possibility of collaborations in joint-research and student and staff exchange programs mainly in Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical, Materials Science, and Electrical and Telecommunication Engineering.