Faculty of Engineering

University of Sri Jayewardenepura


An event that connects academia with
industry to collaborate and innovate

From 9.00 AM onwards
at Marino Beach


Main Sessions

of the day

Session 1

Towards Industry 5.0

Session 2

Emerging Energy Technologies for Sri Lanka

Session 3

Ocean and Maritime Technologies

Session 4

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Data Analytics for Smart Societies

Session 5

Sustainability and Green Built Environment

Session 6

Mezclar - Faculty of Engineering, USJ and Industry

Proposed Training Programmes

Apply corrosion knowledge and practices for industry

4 Days

Corrosion is multidisciplinary in nature affecting almost all industrial sectors. Losses due to corrosion are enormous resulting significant economic and social impacts, highlighting the dire need for a proactive approach to control corrosion. However, the lack of knowledge and experience in corrosion and corrosion protection among local industry remains the main obstacle. To address this need, case-study based module is structured to cover the essential knowledge on industrial corrosion problems and protection strategies.

Computer Aided Design

4 Days

The course covers a wide range of CAD topics, from the basics of 2D and 3D modelling to more advanced techniques like simulation and optimization. Participants will gain practical experience using industry-standard software such as AutoCAD and SolidWorks, and will learn how to develop technical drawings and specifications for various applications. Additionally, the course will provide insights into the latest trends and developments in the CAD industry. By the end of the course, participants will have a solid foundation in CAD principles and be equipped with the necessary skills to succeed in a variety of design-related careers.

System thinking

1 Day

This course on systems thinking is designed to help participants understand and apply the principles of systems thinking in their personal and professional lives. Participants will learn how to identify and analyse complex systems, including feedback loops, cause-and-effect relationships, and system dynamics.
Through interactive lectures, case studies, and group discussions, participants will gain a deep understanding of systems thinking and its practical applications in a variety of contexts. They will also develop critical thinking skills, problem-solving abilities, and a holistic perspective that will enable them to approach complex challenges with confidence and creativity.

Applied Computer Intelligence for Business Analytics

6 Days

This course is intended to provide participants with an in-depth understanding of the fundamentals of applied computer intelligence and how it is utilized in business analytics. Individuals will gain an understanding of machine learning, data mining, and predictive analytics, as well as the tools and techniques used to develop and deploy intelligent systems for business applications. The course will cover a number of machine learning algorithms, including regression, decision trees, clustering, and neural networks.

From Trend to Reality: Implementing IoT for Business Growth

4 Days

This course will cover the fundamentals of IoT technology and its integration with business processes. Participants will learn how to develop an IoT strategy, identify the potential use cases for IoT, and evaluate the ROI of an IoT implementation. The course will also cover the various types of sensors and devices that can be used in an IoT solution, as well as the communication protocols and data analytics tools that are required to process the massive amounts of data generated by IoT devices.

Personal development for beginners

4 Days

This course is designed for students who have recently graduated from high school and are looking to acquire foundational knowledge and skills to help them transition into the next stage of their lives, such as preparing for further education, entering the workforce, or pursuing other personal or professional goals. This course provides essential communication skills for effective presentations, CV writing and interview techniques, and corporate exposure. It also covers personality development and team-building techniques to help participants enhance their personal and professional growth. The participants will be guided to develop qualities in order to become socially, morally, and ethically progressive as they step into society by realising and maximising their potential, as well as identifying the skills needed to set life goals that can enhance employability prospects. Additionally, participants will acquire basic computer skills that are crucial for today’s workplace. By the end of the course, participants will have developed a well-rounded skill set that will prepare them for success in various fields. 

Personal and Professional Development

8 Days

Through this course, individuals can develop the necessary competencies to succeed in their personal and professional lives. This course focuses on communication skills for career development and design concepts and tools such as AutoCAD, Revit, Solidworks, Unreal Engine, and Unity. It also covers personality development and team-building techniques for corporate development. In addition, the course provides training in multimedia content creation, including the use of tools like Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Premier, CoralDraw, Canva, and 3D Max. The course concludes with training for impactful presentations, equipping participants with the skills to effectively communicate their ideas and designs in professional settings. The course expects the participation of fresh start up employees looking forward to achieving goals and improving the quality of life in a variety of ways.

Technopreneurship and innovation management for a sustainable future

5 Days

This course covers decision-making tools, including statistical and non-statistical methods, as well as statistical analysis tools like SPSS and STATA. The course also focuses on coaching strategic-level managers in sustainability and innovation management, with a specific emphasis on SDG-related new business collaborations. By the end of the course, participants will have developed a thorough understanding of decision-making processes and tools, as well as the skills required for effective sustainability and innovation management in their organizations. They will be able to use statistical analysis tools to evaluate data and make informed decisions that align with the SDGs. The course expects the participation of professionals in middle-level management at organizations. 

Design and management for sustainability

6 Days

This course focuses on Circular Economy concepts and their application in business, including Green Built Environment, Life Cycle Assessment, Triple Bottom Line, and Carbon Neutrality. The course emphasizes the importance of sustainable industrial development and explores the integration of climate initiatives into business practices. By the end of the course, participants will understand the significance of Circular Economy and be equipped with the knowledge and skills to apply it in their future careers. They will also be able to evaluate the environmental, social, and economic impacts of their business decisions. The course expects the participation of professionals in strategic level management at organizations.

Design Thinking for Product and Service Development

6 Days

This program trains participants in design thinking, customer needs analysis, product specifications, creativity, prototyping, service design, product architecture, economics, sustainability, and innovation project management. Participants will work on a capstone project during this period.

Basic Computational Fluid Dynamics

5 Days

All CFD simulations follow the same key stages. This course will explain how to go from the original planning stage to analysing the end results.

You will learn:

  • The basics of what CFD is and how it works
  • The different steps involved in a successful CFD project

Advanced Computational Fluid Dynamics

5 Days

All CFD simulations follow the advance key stages, including multiphysics modelling such as heat transfer, multiphase, and turbulence modelling. This course also explains how to go from the original planning stage to analyzing the end results.

You will learn:

  • Turbulence modelling
  • Heat transfer
  • Multiphase modelling
  • DPM

Finite Element Analysis

5 Days

This short course explains the fundamentals of Finite Element Analysis, its applications, and the modelling of materials for numerical analysis.

By completing this short course successfully, you will learn

  • Limitations of using FEA for modelling components
  • Evaluating results from the FEA
  • Analysing linear elastic stress, non-linear stress, field problems, etc.
    Materials modelling

Adapting the Scrum Framework in Engineering Practice (An agile framework)

1 Day

This course introduces takers to the concepts of the Scrum framework, one of the most popular agile frameworks, which teaches one to subdivide large projects to small tasks in an efficient manner. Course takers will learn the fundamental concepts of Scrum and learn to apply these concepts to engineering environments, whether it be in product development, large project management, or even in research and academic applications.

By completing this short course, you will be able to:
* Define scrum roles and explain the Scrum process
* Identify the core competencies of a Scrum master and their role in the Scrum process
* Identify areas in your engineering profession to which you can apply the Scrum framework.

Image Processing & Computer Vision for Industry Automation

8 Days

This course introduces the fundamental concepts and techniques of image processing and computer vision for automation in the industry. The course covers image acquisition, preprocessing, segmentation, feature extraction, object detection and tracking, and recognition. Learners will learn how to implement algorithms and apply them to solve problems in industrial automation.

Machine Learning for Low-power Industry Applications (TinyML)

8 Days

This course covers machine learning technologies and applications, including hardware, algorithms, and software capable of performing on-device sensor data analytics at extremely low power, typically in the mW range and below, which is common in many fields of application, including agriculture, industry automation, healthcare, etc.

Enabling Technologies for Beyond 5G Communication

6 Days

This course provides an overview of enabling technologies for beyond 5G communications, which include physical layer technologies for ultrahigh speed and ultralow latency communication (mmWave, THz, reconfigurable intelligent surfaces, cellfree massive MIMO), AI and ML for telecommunication, and blockchain.

Smart Solutions for Future Power Grids

2 Days

This course provides an overview on smart solutions that can be implemented for future power grids to ensure efficiency, sustainability, and reliability. This includes enabling technologies such as renewable energy sources, energy storage, demand response, advanced metering infrastructure, distributed energy resources, AI, and blockchain.

Electronic Circuit Design and Development

8 Days

This course provides participants with the theoretical and practical skills needed to design and build electronic circuits. Topics covered include basic circuit elements, transistor amplifiers, digital logic circuits, and microcontroller-based systems. Participants will learn how to use computer-aided design tools to design and simulate circuits, as well as physical tools to test and debug them.

Medi Tech: An Overview of Medical Devices and Their Applications

4 Days

This course provides the knowledge to understand how major biomedical equipment used in hospitals operates and their underlying principles. This enables the expansion of the availability and use of hospital-based equipment in healthcare facilities and the development of the necessary maintenance and troubleshooting abilities.

Linux 101: Getting Started with Linux and Open Source

4 Days

This course is designed for those who are unfamiliar with Linux and open-source software. It covers the fundamentals of Linux and provides practical experience with common Linux commands and utilities. This course will cover topics such as user and group management, file management, shell scripting, task scheduling, network management, etc.

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