IESL - UIY 2020/2021
The best platform to showcase innovativeness and talents of engineering undergraduates.

IESL

The Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka (IESL) is a multidisciplinary professional engineering institution in Sri Lanka. It is the foremost institute for engineers in this country.


Vision

Be amongst the leading professional institutions in engineering and technology in the world.

Mission

To be the apex national body of engineers in Sri Lanka which ensures internationally recognized and locally relevant standards in the professional practice and education in engineering, while actively supporting national development and diligently serving its members and the society at large.


IESL - UIY Committee

Undergraduate Inventor of the Year (UIY) is a committee in IESL that aims to encourage and stimulate undergraduate’s interest in inventions related to engineering. It also focuses on providing an opportunity for engineering undergraduates to organize and present their inventions.

Eng. Navodana Kankanamge
Chairman
Dr. Dulini Mudunkotuwa
Secretary
Eng. Dayan Herath
Immediate Past Chairman
Eng. Lasantha Prasad
Deputy Chairman
Eng. Jayantha Dayananda
Assistant Secretary
Eng. Ramjee Kubeiralingum
Committee Member
Eng. Udara Manathunga
Committee Member
Eng. Suhashini Ihalagama
Committee Member
Eng. Rajmohan Rajragavan
Committee Member
Eng. Upulitha Kankanamge
Committee Member
Eng. Ravindu Buddhila
Committee Member
Eng. Sachini Somathilaka
Committee Member
Eng. Sandima Samarasinghe
Committee Member
Mr. Akila Wijesinghe
Committee Member

UIY 2021

This program is a unique platform for recognizing and rewarding the nation's most outstanding and innovative undergraduate students and showcasing the emerging ideas and inventions that will shape our future. Judges will evaluate each entry for its originality, inventiveness, scope of use and potential social, environmental or economic value. Winners will enjoy exclusive cash prizes, awards, certificates and the opportunity to patent their inventions.

Guidelines

Judging Criteria

Timeline

  • Calling for applications - July 10, 2021
  • Closing of applications - July 31, 2021
  • Preliminary round - August 15, 2021

Prizes

  • Awards and cash prizes for the best 3 inventions from each field.
  • Awards and cash prizes for the overall best 4 inventions.
  • Special award and cash prize for the most popular invention.

Patent Criteria

  • Provide the opportunity for some selected inventions to patent their inventions through Sri Lanka Inventors Commission.
  • Entries are ineligible if
    1. The invention has already been patented or disclosed by another party/inventor, or
    2. You have been issued a patent for the invention more than one year prior to the date of submission to the competition

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