2019 ProSPER.Net Young Researchers’ School

Saja was selected among 16 young scholars  2019 ProSPER.Net Young Researchers’ School (YRS). The ProSPER.Net Secretariat was very impressed with the quality of applicants, with 49 applications received from across 19 ProSPER.Net member universities. Sixteen participants have been selected to participate in the School, to be hosted by Universitas Gadjah Mada from 3-12 March, 2019...

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS (SDGS) – HOW CAN ENGINEERS CONTRIBUTE TO PROMOTE GENDER EQUALITY? BY : Dr. SAJA A.A. MAJEED

https://iesl.lk/SLEN/48/SDG5.php The role of women in engineering has been getting more attention in the recent past, with more voices for increase in women enrolment in STEM. A recent statistics by Harvard Business Reviews (HBR 2016) highlighted that women make up only 20% of engineering graduates, but it’s been estimated that nearly 40% of women...

Development Challenges in the East, published in Sunday Observer

A timely write up by Dr. AMA. Saja and Dr. SM. Junaideen providing an overview of six key challenges to the development programs in the Eastern Province of Sri Lanka was featured in Sunday Observer on 18 October 2020. http://www.sundayobserver.lk/2020/10/18/news-features/development-challenges-east By Eng. (Dr.) A.M.A. Saja and Eng. (Dr.) S.M. Junaideen The aim of this...

Graduate Training Program

Dr. Saja conducted a one day training program on “Disaster Management” for newly recruited gradates to the state sector from Ampara district. This training was attended by more than 300 graduates from the first batch of students undergoing a “Management” training. The program was a three weeks long on different aspects of Management to...

Career Guidance for undergraduates of SEUSL

Dr. Saja delivered a three hours session on “Career Exploration and Job Search Techniques” for the final and third year students of Faculty of Islamic Studies and Arabic Language of South Easter University of Sri Lanka, Oluvil. This program was organized by Career Guidance Centre of the South Eastern University of Sri Lanka. The...

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS (SDGs) – HOW CAN ENGINEERS CONTRIBUTE TO ATTAIN QUALITY EDUCATION IN OUR SOCIETY?

https://iesl.lk/SLEN/47/SDG5.php Education is fundamental to every human being that contribute to develop a healthy and progressive society. Every profession in this world is built on quality education at different levels based on set of qualifications and their respective attributes in a professional environment. The SDG link to Engineering Education, and more largely STEM education...

Saja published new research article in IJDRS

Saja published a research article titled “Surrogate Measures to Assess Mobility of People as a Resilience Indicator in Disaster Management: An Exploratory Study in Southeastern Sri Lanka” in International Journal on Disaster Risk Science (IJDRS). https://doi.org/10.1007/s13753-020-00251-4