Pre-Conference Webinar No. 2 - A Global University and Engineering Education in 21st Century
| 29 March 2021
iPURSE, the signature annual conference of the University of Peradeniya, is scheduled to be held on 19th and 20th of August 2021. Pre-Conference Webinar No. 2 – “A Global University and Engineering Education in 21st Century” was held on 29th March 2021, as the second webinar of the series of pre-conference webinars organized by the iPURSE Committee, together with the International Relations Office (InRO).
Two eminent resource persons, Prof. (Em.) Torsten H. Fransson and Senior Prof. S.B.S. Abayakoon shared their valuable ideas and expertise at the session. Prof. Torsten H. Fransson, Prof. Em. (Heat and Power Technology), Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Sweden, delivered the first talk on “A Global University-common Educational Approach for Engineering Education in the 21 Century”. The second talk on “Engineering Education - Sri Lankan Context” was delivered by Senior Prof. S.B.S. Abayakoon, Senior Professor of Civil Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Peradeniya. The panel discussion was moderated by Prof. J.B. Ekanayake, Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Peradeniya. Around 50 participants joined the webinar.