IESL NSW Chapter Newsletter April 2020
1. Public Lecture by Prof. Sarath Perera
A Public Lecture was delivered by Prof. Sarath Perera on Power Quality – A subject of increasing interest on 29 January 2020 at the Western Sydney University, Parramatta CBD Campus.
2. Young Engineer’s Day
The Young Engineers Day was held on 20 February 2020 at the Western Sydney University, Parramatta CBD Campus. 10 Engineers presented on a wide range of topics at this annual event.
3. Chapter’s future activities in light of COVID-19 pandemic
The IESL NSW Chapter Management Committee had a skype meeting on 16 March 2020 to discuss the upcoming Chapter activities and circulated a message to its members in NSW and ACT.
4. Sri Lankan News & Events
The current Management Committee will continue to provide our readers with the news and events relevant to Engineering which took place in the recent past in Sri Lanka.
5. The role of engineers in changing climate
Australia is the second most GHG emitting country at 16.2 tonnes per capita per year only behind Saudi Arabia by 0.1 tonnes.
6. Some Interesting Information on Water & Sewer
Sydney Water serves about 5.2 million population with drinking water; Sydney water provides recycled water to about 100,000 population.
7. Professor Wije Ariyaratne
Eng. Wije Ariyaratne Appointed as First Professor of Practice (Bridge Engineering) in University of Sydney