Department of Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering engages with the industry to provide consultancy and other services, and to benefit from industry's experience for teaching and learning. This collaboration is fruitful for both the Department and insustry. Industry sponsored laboratories solve problems posed by the industry, using the expertise and other resources available at the Department. In this process, the Department and students immensely benefit due to the industry know-how.
Dialog Mobile Communication Laboratory
Dialog Mobile Communication Laboratory is the first industry-sponsored laboratory in the University system in Sri Lanka. It is also Sri Lanka's first laboratory for research and development in mobile communications. The mobile communication research that it carries out benefits the telecom service provider, Dialog. Its inventions have served Sri Lanka, signified by many national awards the lab has won. The laboratory focuses applied research in mobile telecommunication technologies and Internet applications. The activities of the Research Laboratory focuses on stretching the frontiers of applied mobile technologies through research and development pertaining to initiatives of national and regional significance. The Laboratory is funded by Dialog, a premier telecommunication service provider in Sri Lanka, and harnesses the leading edge technical capabilities inherent to the company, its parent Telecom Malaysia Bhd and the University of Moratuwa.
The Zone24x7-University of Moratuwa Advanced Electronic Systems Research Laboratory guided by the vision, "Global Research Locally" the engages in carrying out cutting-edge research. Zone24x7 - UoM Laboratory is the main research arm of Zone24x7 Inc. The research carried out in the laboratory span the areas of electronic systems, embedded systems, biomedical instrumentation and computer vision. The laboratory employs top graduates as researchers who demonstrate a high research potential. The researchers in the laboratory benefit from state-of-the-art equipment, high-quality work and research environment while receiving research advice from the Department's faculty and Zone24x7 parent company's expertise. Some research students choose to follow a M.Sc. program at the Department as well. Some of our research students have secured admission to the Johns Hopkins University and other prestigious graduate schools.
Zone24x7 Inc., the sponsor of the laboratory, is a leading provider of global technology innovation services, headquartered in San Jose, California. The company offers information technology products and services specialized in business process and technology rationalization. Zone24x7's blue chip clients includes fortune 1000 customers, leading hardware manufacturers and leading customers from Retail, Healthcare and Government sectors. Founded in 2003, Zone24x7 has Technology Development and Research Centers at locations in the USA, Malaysia and Sri Lanka. By collaborating with this vibrant industry partner Zone24x7 - University of Moratuwa Electronic Systems Research Laboratory strives to produce impactful research outcome.
Premium Biomedical Laboratory
Premium International - University of Moratuwa Research and Development Laboratory for Biomedical Technologies is the latest addition to the industry sponsored laboratories at the Department. The Department of Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering has identified Biomedical Engineering as a key focus area and collaborated with the medical professionals in the development of novel medical product prototypes over the last few years. A major obstacle the Department faced throughout has been the inability to commercialize the novel products developed, despite the potential. IN view of this, the lab focuses on medical product development for commercialization, addressing a long felt need of traversing the full path of product development. It is a place for creative medical professionals to take their innovative ideas from concepts to marketable products. The laboratory strives to comply with standards related to medical devices in developing products that can win the confidence of the medical community. The laboratory also focuses on applied research related to EEG, tele-medicine, image guided therapy with the objective of developing futuristic products that will have a global appeal. In this process it will encourages the research engineers to acquire postgraduate degrees based on the work done at the laboratory. Premium International - University of Moratuwa Research and Development Laboratory for Biomedical Technologies employs a few motivated and talented research engineers, and accommodates interns for research and development activities.
Please see consultancy to learn how the industry could benefit from the consultancy and other services of the Department.
Department-Industry Consultative Board
Indusry sponsors a number of final-year projects. The sponsorship may be technical, financial, or both. These projects solve real industry problems, and equip students with wide, industry-ready knowledge. Indicative examples are technically-challenging factory automation , advanced robotics, unmanned arial vehicle projects.
Department may choose to accept industry sponsored projects M.Sc., P.Phil., and Ph.D. degree, if the project proposals pass the selection criteria for each degree.