IESL Annual Conference - 2020



IESL Annual Conference is a flagship event of the IESL which is organized yearly. This practice has been with IESL since 1906, where the institution was first formed. Since then it has been only cancelled during the first and second world war. Publishing well over 1500 articles during the course of IESL, Annual Conference provides a never before opportunity for engineers to present their research findings.

Page from IESL Transactions 1906 First Issue

IESL Annual Conference 2020 was successfully conducted 6th August 2021 via online platform considering the prevailing situation of the country. The conference was supposed to be held in October 2020, but was postponed due to various difficulties faced by the organizers specially due to COVID situation. Technical papers are invited under the following categories for the IESL Annual Conference

  1. Engineering Theory/ Research (Academic) oriented technical papers
  2. Technical Papers based on Engineering Practice/ Design/ Projects and Techniques.

The papers accepted are to be of value and interest to Engineers and aimed at making a contribution to the advancement of the Profession of Engineering. It must be based on a review of past practice, information of current interest, or probing into new fields of engineering activity. It should be a presentation of thought-provoking study contributing to planning, analysis, design, construction, fabrication, production, management or maintenance of Engineering works. In this context, practical papers are strongly encouraged in IESL Annual Conference. Wherever possible, theoretical papers should include a section on practical application or additional research areas to be pursued for effective technology transfer. IESL Annual Conference 2020 received over 200 submissions at the initial abstract submission stage including and limiting to areas such as Aeronautical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering, Marine Engineering, Material Engineering and Mechanical Engineering.

After going through a regroups double blind review process by experts in each subject area, 62 papers were selected for the conference.

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Session 02 -

Annual Conference was held on 6th August 2021 from 9.00 AM with the participation of IESL president Eng. K P I U Dharmapala, President-Elect Eng. Arjuna Manamperi and Eng. (Prof) Jagath Manathunga, the Transactions editor.

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