Professor MD. Lamawansa, The Vice Chancellor of University of Peradeniya met with a group of academics from the Faculty of Engineering to discuss strengthening international collaborations. The group comprised of Dr. Udaya Dissanayake, the Dean, Faculty of Engineering, Prof. Roshan Ragel, Dr. Kamalanath Samarakoon, the Head of the Department of Computer Engineering, Director/ETIC, Prof. CNRA. Alles, Director of International Research Office, Dr. Panduka Neluwala, Coordinator, International Relations of the Faculty of Engineering, Dr. Damayanthi Herath, Coordinator, International Relations of the Department of Computer of Engineering.
Dr. Samarakoon shared insights covering expanding University teaching and learning activities, incubation, and collaborations between the faculties of the University with industry, and foreign universities with regard to product development with the experience gained from his recent visits to international universities.
During this meeting, the Vice-Chancellor signed three MoUs to foster further collaborations between the University of Peradeniya and the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IITD), Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IITR), and Lovely Professional University (LPU) of India.