The Engineering Faculty of the University of Moratuwa has organized EXMO 2010 exhibition to educate the student population and the public on the latest development in the engineering , IT and several other fields at the university premises from September 9 – 11 from 9. a.m. To 7. p.m. All the departments of the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Moratuwa, which consists of, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering, Earth Resources Engineering, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Textile and Clothing Technology, exhibited the latest developments in each field of engineering, with special emphasis on nationally relevant research and development Activities. A large number of public and private institutions involved in engineering, utilities and other services actively participated in EXMO-2010, with exhibition stalls.
The exhibition is aimed at educating the public on the role, service and the mission of engineering to the public while making the schoolchildren aware on the advanced technology. The demonstration on the use of latest technological implements belonging to the University laboratories, final year projects of undergraduates, postgraduate projects which will give the participants a rare insight in to cutting edge research and technology were took place at this exhibition.
Live updates of the exhibition was brodcaseted with ExMo TV and ExMo FM. Also live webcast for both TV and FM have been done with www.exmo.lk . Entertainments and competitions were also held at the university premises in parallel to the exhibition such as robot competition. The Public could witness the new innovations made by the university students at this exhibition.
Due to the exam period of the university and we were preparing for the EXMO technical exhibition it was very difficult period to find members for the projects. But since us, Leos of UOM are always looking forward to serve society we decided to take the challenge.
We went to the Elders home around 9.00 a.m, spent some time with them and served them tea and other sweets we took there. After having the tea they blessed us all for the foods we serve them and thanked us. That was a very emotional time for us because we did not expect something like that specially from the people in their age.
And then at the end of the tea time we got a chance to sing several songs with them. That was very joyful time for both of us. Some of them were very good singers that they sang more songs than us as well. So at the end they were