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President's Corner
Eng. Jayavilal Meegoda

While wishing you peace, prosperity and fulfillment of your personal and professional aspirations for the Sinhala and Hindu New Year I would like to remind you of the steady progress we have been making towards the enrichment of membership benefits and professional engagement of IESL with society and the government.


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Just hours after the dawn of the Sinhala & Tamil new year, we heard the terrifying news that residents at the foot of Meethotamulla Garbage dump, got buried under rubbish and soil due to collapse of a part of the dump. This is one of the worst manmade disasters in recent times in Sri Lanka. As I was writing this article, twenty six people have been confirmed dead and more have been reported injured .Many families lost their bread winners and their loved ones.


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IESL MESC Lecture Series on Energy
IESL MESC Lecture Series on Energy (Video)
IESL MESC Lecture Series on Energy

The Mechanical Engineering Sectional Committee ( MESC ) has been holding a public lectures series on ENERGY with very valuable information to all engineers that you may have never seen / heard before. This initiative is lead by Eng. Parakrama Jayasinghe under MESC "TIE" ( transport - innovation - energy) theme to bring public awareness on all the three areas and to move on to actions find/provide national solutions in all those strategically imperative areas.


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IESL Publications

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Engineers for Sustainable Development by Eng. Parakrama Jayasinghe, C.Eng. FIESL
Engineers for Sustainable Development

The conflict between the proponents for economic development and those who aspire to an unsullied environment are raging with increasing intensity. While the need for development is not questioned by either party, this conflict, not only in Sri Lanka but in the global context has led the vast majority of the nations to agree to embark on a path towards Sustainable Development. Accordingly some 190 nations signed the Sustainable Development Agenda under the auspices of the United Nations on the 25th September 2015.


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Don't just think, go and explore the place before you leap! by By Eng. Pavithra Abhayawardana, BSc (Civil), MSc(IWRM)
go and explore the place

I have taken many foolish decisions in my life. But one kings them all, where I have jumped from a very appealing environment to a hell-like one. Last week marked the 4 year anniversary of that decision, so I just wanted to pen my thoughts thinking at least one out there would benefit from my experience.


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Image processing analysis for the rice grain quality in Sri Lanka by Eng H.M.K.K.M.B Herath
Image processing analysis

Rice is the single most important food in the Asian countries, especially in Sri Lanka. According to the Ministry of Agriculture in Sri Lanka, rice occupies an an average of 37% of the total cultivation in Sri Lanka. For the global demand rice is exported to other countries (approximately 1000 MT) and global rice demand is increasing by 1.95%, annually.


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සිංහලෙන් Sustainability - පළමු කොටස : නදීර විජේසිංහ
සිංහලෙන් Sustainability

Sustainability කියන එක සිංහලෙන් කතා කරනවා කියන්නේ ටිකක් අලුත් වැඩක් වගේම ටිකක් අමාරු වැඩක්! මේ විෂය සම්බන්ධයෙන් ඇති සිංහල පාරිභාෂික ශබ්ද මාලාවේ ඇති සීමාසහිත බව වගේම තවත් කරුනුත් මීට බලපානවා! නමුත් මේ උත්සාහ කරන්නේ එම අඩුව ඌනපූර්නනය කිරීමට වෑයමක් ! එම උත්සාහයේ සාර්ථකත්වය නිර්ණය කිරීම මෙන්ම ඔබලාගේ නොමසුරු අදහස්/යෝජනා/චෝදනා කොමෙන්ටු විදියට බලාපොරොත්තු වෙමි.


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The Role of Young Water Professionals; Taking Charge of Future Water Sector by Eng. Chathura Sanjeewa
The Role of Young Water Professionals

Year 2016 was one of the warmest years for the globe; people faced severe and unexpected disasters and consequences from an environmental context. These disasters are key climate indicators of the decades-long trend of climate change which threatens lives, properties, productive assets and also cause impacts on social indicators. Not only the frequency, but also the magnitude of these natural disasters are getting higher.


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Right to Information Act - Your Right / Your Duty
Right to Information Act

RTI or the Right to Information Act became the law of the country on February 3, 2017. Touted as the world's third best such Act by none other than HE the President of Sri Lanka, it gives Sri Lankan citizens "almost" unfettered access to government information.


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Raspberry Pi based technical innovation competition
Raspberry Pi based technical innovation competition

We are delighted to inform you that the Young Members’ Section of IESL together with UTE (Pvt) ltd is in the process of organizing a Raspberry Pi based technical innovation competition for our members. This new competition based on Raspberry Pi innovations will be conducted in parallel to those competitions. The objective of the competition is to promote innovation through smart solutions among university students & young Engineers.


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Expand the Horizons of Infrastructure in IESL Secretariat Premises. By Eng. Manjula Samarasinghe (Member of Infrastructure Development Committee)
Expand the Horizons of Infrastructure in IESL Secretariat Premises

Infrastructure plays a vital role in any organization and the infrastructure development must be aligned with the business and towards its core objectives. The infrastructure development committee in IESL always supports to achieve these core objectives keeping the time, cost & quality ahead.


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JIY & SRPC Competitions Promotes Global Competition through Intel ISEF (SLSEF 2017)
JIY & SRPC Competitions Promotes Global Competition through Intel ISEF (SLSEF 2017)

The Sri Lanka Science and Engineering Fair (SLSEF) 2017, for selecting the cream of creative and innovative among Sri Lankan school children for participation in the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) 2017 to be held in Los Angeles, California, USA was conducted at the Wimalasurendra Auditorium of the Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka on 09th February 2017.


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IESL Day 2017 – University of SJP
IESL Day 2017 – University of SEUSL
Undergratuate Inventor of the Year 2017
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