Program

Keynotes and Technical Sessions will be held on the 27th and 28th of July 2022. Workshops are scheduled on 29th of July 2022.

Detailed Program is available HERE.

Day 1: July 27, 2022

Time Track 01 Track 02 Track 03 Track 04
08:00-08:30 Online Registration
08:30-09:30 Keynote 1: Edge Intelligence over Wireless: Present and Future by Prof. Mehdi Bennis
09:30-10:30 Keynote 2: Future of Urban Mobility and Infrastructures: From Car-Lite to Electrification and towards Connected Autonomy by Dr. Ong Ghim Ping Raymond
10:30-11:00 Break
11:00-12:45 Technical Sessions: T1-1-1: Construction Engineering and Risk Management (7 papers) T2-1-1: Materials Science and Engineering - 1 (6 papers) T3-1-1: Mechanical Engineering Systems - 1 (6 papers) T4-1-1: Big Data, Machine Learning, and Cloud Computing - 1 (6 papers)
12:45-13:30 Break
13:30-15:00 Technical Sessions: T1-1-2: Structural Engineering and Building Materials - 1 (6 papers) T2-1-2: Materials Science and Engineering - 2 (6 papers) T3-1-2: Mechanical Engineering Systems - 2 (6 papers) T4-1-2: Big Data, Machine Learning, and Cloud Computing - 2 (6 papers)
15:00-15:30 Break
15:30-17:00 Technical Sessions: T1-1-3: Structural Engineering and Building Materials - 2 (5 papers) T2-1-3: Materials Science and Engineering-3 (5 papers) T3-1-3: Mechanical Engineering Systems - 3 (4 papers) T4-1-3: Big Data, Machine Learning, and Cloud Computing and Mathematics (6 papers)

Day 2: July 28, 2022

Time Track 01 Track 02 Track 03 Track 04
08:00-08:30 Online Registration
08:30-09:30 Keynote 3: Operation and Control Challenges of Renewable Rich Power Grids by A/Prof. Lasantha Meegahapola
09:30-10:00 Break
10:00-11:30 Technical Sessions: T1-2-1: Hydraulic and Environmental Engineering (6 papers) T2-2-1: Chemical and Process Engineering (4 papers) T3-2-1: Power Systems, Electrical Machines and High Voltage Engineering -1 (6 papers) T4-2-1: Transport and Logistics (6 papers)
11:45-13:15 Technical Sessions: T1-2-2: Transportation Engineering -1 (6 papers) T2-2-2: Mining and Earth Resources Engineering (4 papers) T3-2-1: Power Systems, Electrical Machines and High Voltage Engineering -2 (3 papers) T4-2-2: Software Engineering, Robotics and Intelligent Automated Systems (6 papers)
13:15-13:30 Break
13:30-14:00 Technical Sessions: T3-2-3: Sustainable Energy and Environment - 1 (7 papers)
14:00-14:30 T1-2-3A: Transportation Engineering - 2 (2 papers) T2-2-3: Technology Management (4 papers) T4-2-3: Communication and Signal Processing, Image Processing and Computer Vision, Electronics, Biomedical Engineering and Instrumentation (7 papers)
14:30-15:15 T1-2-3B: Geotechincal Engineering (4 papers)
15:15-15:30
15:30-15:45 T3-2-4: Sustainable Energy and Environment - 2 (7 papers)
15:45-17:15 T1-2-4: Structural Engineering and Building Materials - 3 (4 papers) T2-2-4: Textile and Apparel (4 papers)
17:30-18:00 Closing Ceremony

Day 3: July 29, 2022

Eight workshops are organised parallel to MERCon 2022. See details at https://mercon.uom.lk/workshops.html.

Workshop Schedule

Workshop Title Time Slot
Workshop 01 A Hands on Introduction to Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) 13:30-17:30
Workshop 02 Workshop on Applying ‘Time-of-Day’ Concept in Transport Demand Modelling Using Cube Voyager Software 13:30-16:30
Workshop 03 Strengthening Supply Chain Resilience in a Post-Pandemic World 8:30-13:00
Workshop 04 Lifecyle Assessment Tools for Sustainability Assessment of Whole Buildings 13:30-17:30
Workshop 05 Latest Developments of Multidisciplinary Research in the Transport Sector 8:30-16:30
Workshop 06 Fair and Explainable AI in Biology and Medicine 8:30-11:30
Workshop 07 Trustworthy Machine Learning 16:15-21:30
Workshop 08 ‘Lifting the Lid’: Developing Academic Literacy as a Means of Supporting English Medium Degree programmes 13:30-16:30