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President's Corner - ‘ ENGINEER’ , the peer reviewed quarterly journal of the IESL
Eng. (Dr.) S.B. Wijekoon

Dear Members,


In this corner I would like to focus on the ‘ ENGINEER’ , the peer reviewed quarterly journal of the IESL. Published since 1973 it has pride of place as the foremost medium for sharing local engineering research literature and professional insights among engineers in Sri Lanka. Articles are published under two sections.

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At the end of another IESL election…
At the end of another IESL election…

As you all are well aware, IESL elections to appoint new office bearers for the 2015-2016 Sessions is over and the elected list of names already displayed. During the election period, there have been several complaints about improper campaigning by some candidates. Finally, I too was accused, as a previous editorial had been circulated among members for campaigning.


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Sri Lanka / India CEPA - It matters to us as Citizens and Engineers by Eng. Arjuna Manamperi
Sri Lanka / India CEPA - It matters to us as Citizens and Engineers

Today nations are moved / moving away from "trade protectionism" that prevailed few decades ago and have embraced in principal that "global trade" is good for all provided that it is conducted in an orderly manner governed by agreed upon set of laws/rules which certainly should contain clear arbitration procedures to settle disputes.


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Recipe for Effective Meetings by Eng. Arjuna Manamperi
Recipe for Effective Meetings by Eng. Arjuna Manamperi

First, it will be worthwhile to track diligently the amount of time you spend at meetings including the travel time to them ( if you don't use the commute to get things done ). Just track for one typical week in your work life. As you walk in to a meeting and sit; put the date and time on a paper and then as you are about to leave note the time. At the end of the week, tally the total time. Then under that number write down what have YOU ACHIEVED last week as RESULTS ..not just FMI or FYI. Your ROI.


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Is saying “Thank You” really difficult? by Pavithra Abhayawardana
Is saying “Thank You” really difficult? b

When it comes to being grateful and paying back, our grandparents were the best. They remembered every little thing another has done for them, and tried to compensate throughout their lives. Our parents were a bit relaxed, but they were better than us. But we have a very limited memory capacity with gratitude these days.


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