Jayantha Anandappa's Memories - Part V ReadPART IPART IIPART IIIPART IVThe Exhibition we had in the Final Year to commemorate 25 years of Engineering Education was a welcome diversion. As students we did lot of hard work to boost the image of the Laboratories and the Faculty with creative posters, decorations and write-ups for the Testing Equipment. Prof S Mahalingam- the great man that he is- ...

Jayantha Anandappa's Memories - Part III Read: PART IPART IIIn the second year, as Halls of Residence were not provided we had to stay outside the Campus. Most of the batch found accommodation in rooms of E-quarters, and boarding homes in Penideniya, Meewatura and the surrounding neighbourhood. Seven of us were lucky to find lodging in a large, comfortable home at Handessa, where facilities, food and ...

REFLECTIONS ON SOME LIGHTER MOMENTS - Part II Read PART-Iby Maximus Jayantha Anandappa (1972-75 batch)If Machine Drawings were a mystery, then the Workshop Practicals was penance. Foundry, Carpentry and the Lathe Machine were not my cup of tea- though the workshop-staff was exceptionally supportive and sympathetic (when we messed up or broke hack-saw blades) like the down to earth lecturer Mr S Amaradasa. It always mystified me that ...

The Lionel Bopage Story: A journey through Serendipity’s not so serendipitous times - Reviewed by N. Shanmugaratnam (Published in: http://transcurrents.com/news-views/archives/6425#more-6425)‘A biography by its very nature’, writes Michael Colin Cooke, in setting the scene for the Bopage Story, ‘reveals a life not only of an individual but of the society and times of that individual.’ A person’s life story, however, can be told in different ways. A biography may be rich in minutiae and fail to go sufficiently ...

Thank you and Goodbye Prof. Bartholomeusz by Vickramabahu Karunaratne (Published at: www.lakbimanews.lk)All of us who were students of Batho in the Faculty of Engineering Peradeniya were deeply affected when we got the following message from his son Brian. “After a lifetime spent in the unselfish devotion to the interest of others Prof. Frederick Bartholomeusz peacefully went to his rest today, October 22nd 2011, at the age of 91 surrounded ...

A rendezvous with Professor E Frederick Bartholomeusz (Batho) (First published at: http://www.island.lk/index.php?page_cat=article-details&page=article-details&code_title=38921)Professor Munidasa P Ranaweera’s recent glowing tribute to the late Professor Everard Frederick Bartholomeusz (1920-2011) titled "Engineering Mathematics Professor, a Great Mentor and Lifelong Inspiration" prompted me to add this personal note on "Batho" as we all affectionately called him during our university days. The distinguished Founder Professor of Engineering Mathematics at the Universi

Eulogy - Professor E. F. Bartholomeusz Engineering mathematics professor, a great mentor and lifelong inspiration(First published at: http://sundaytimes.lk/111030/Plus/plus_04.html)Professor E. F. Bartholomeusz, Founder Professor of Engineering Mathematics at the University of Peradeniya, passed away on October 22 in Phoenix, Arizona, in the US. He was one of the most respected academics at the University of Peradeniya, and was a great teacher, much loved by all of his ...

Rebellion, Repression and the Struggle for Justice in Sri Lanka  - The Lionel Bopage Story The Lionel Bopage Story (written by Michael Cooke) SYNOPSIS:This biography looks at the post-independence history of Sri Lanka (from 1948 on) through the eyes of one of its prominent left wing activists – Lionel Bopage.Sri Lanka is an example of a country that has paid a terrible price for the failure to convert its ethnic diversity into a wider national ...

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