Inauguration of the Split Ph.D program between University of Peradeniya and Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT)

The Inauguration of the Joint Split Ph.D program between Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Peradeniya and the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) was held on 16th October 2018 at Faculty of Engineering. The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Upul B. Dissanayake, in his address, emphasized the benefits of the split programme to the staff and students. The welcome address was delivered by Dr. Jayalath Edirisinghe, Head, and Department of Civil Engineering. Professor Leelananda Rajapaksha, Dean, Faculty of Engineering, Professor Sujeeva Setunga, Associate Dean, RMIT and Dr. M.C.M Nasvi, Coordinator of the split Ph.D programme were also address the gathering. Academia and the research students of the University were also participated in this event. The MoU between the University of Peradeniya and RMIT was signed and exchanged at this occasion.