Two research students has been undergoing another six month foreign training

Prof. Dhayalan Velauthapillai, HRNCET & CBERC project Coordinator of Western Norway University of Applied Sciences (HVL), invited  Ms. Sivagowri Shanmugaratnam, and Ms. Kajana Thirunavukarasu from University of Jaffna, MPhil students to have a research stay at Western Norway University of Applied Sciences (HVL) for another six months period under the student mobility program of NORPART project from 22.11.2020. Ms. Sivagowri Shanmugaratnam and Ms. Kajana have been..Read More

Research stay of PhD research fellow

More than fifteen times international mobilities of research students and the staff were operated between the Western Norway University of Applied Sciences and the University of Jaffna. Prof. Dhayalan’s PhD research fellow, Håkon Eidsvåg had been in CERL for more than two months for guiding an MPhil student and staff on stimulation studies on Nanomaterial for clean energy technologies. Unfortunately,..Read More

Training workshop on ‘AFM and XRD : Effective research tools for material research’

Clean Energy Research Laboratory, Department of Physics received an atomic force microscope (AFM) and an x-ray diffractometer (XRD), worth of 12 million rupees each, from the State Ministry of Skills Development, Vocational Education, Research & Innovations, and Royal Norwegian Embassy in Sri Lanka, respectively. On the request made by our collaborators from National Institute of Fundamental Studies and Universities of Peradeniya, Ruhuna and Kelaniya, a..Read More

Inauguration of ‘Master of Clean Energy Technologies’ Programme

The vice-chancellor and Ambassador Her Excellency Trine Jøranli Eskedal, the Ambassador of Norwegian Embassy in Colombo inaugurated ‘Master of Clean Energy Technologies’ Programme in collaboration with Western Norway University of Applied Sciences on 19.09.2020. This Master of clean energy technologies programme is the first of its kind in Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka is foreseeing a clean energy future. The planned..Read More

Awareness programmes on Solar Energy Utilisation conducted in three districts of the Eastern Province

Members of the Clean Energy Research Laboratory, University of Jaffna conducted Awareness programmes on Solar Energy Utilisation at the Trincomalee Campus, Eastern University and South Eastern University to school students from 17 Educational Zones of 3 districts (Trincomalee, Batticaloa, and Ambara) in Eastern Province by next week. About 500 school students actively participated in these outreach activities. We acknowledge the..Read More

Staff and student mobility to India (CIT-IIT)

Staff and students of the University of Jaffna visited India on 27th January 2020.  On 5 and 6 th of February, research workshop was held  at IIT. Also research discussion was arranged within University of Jaffna, Western norway university of applied science and Coimbatore institute of technology from 7  to 9 February. Student from UoJ continue their research work there..Read More

Sri Lanka’s first floating solar power plant opens in Kilinochchi premises of UoJ

Sri Lanka’s first floating solar plant (46 kW) was declared open on January 24, 2020 by the Norwegian Ambassador to Sri Lanka Trine Jøranli Eskedal, at the Kilinochchi premises of the University of Jaffna. Current Solar AS, the Norwegian developer of floating PV solutions, designed the system based on the experience from their test site in Singapore. The first floating system is established..Read More

Staff mobility to India

Western Norway University of Applied Sciences (HVL) are part of the delegation, and have longstanding partnerships with partner institutions Coimbatore Institute of Technology, India and PSG College of Technology, India from before. New MoU was signed a  with Alagappa University i Karaikkudi, Tamilnadu in the field of nanomaterials for clean energy applications in front of Hon. Excellencies Ambassador Hans Jakob..Read More