Prof. Giorgio Sberveglieri, Director SENSOR Lab., Vice- Director of the Department of Information Engineering, University of Brescia, Italy visited University of Peradeniya on 16 March 2017, where he met the Prof Upul B. Dissanayake, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Peradeniya. The meeting was attended by Dr. Damayanthi Nanayakkara, Erasmus Coordinator; Prof. Namal Priyantha, Director/PGIS; Prof. DN Uduwawala, Director/CERPS and Dr. Nanda Gunawardhana, Director/InRC.
The meeting was focused on discussing on the ongoing Erasmus exchange programme and expanding collaborations and exploring research opportunities between the 2 universities. University of Peradeniya and University of Brescia have collaborations for, Erasmus + student and staff exchange programme and UoP-Brescia Split Degree Programme.
The meeting was followed by a seminar for the students and staff members selected for the exchange programme between UoP and Brescia under the Erasmus Mundus. The exchange programme shall commence in April 2017 and 5 students have received scholarships 4 months and 5 staff members for 1 month.