Awareness Program on Solar power utilization (for school students) jointly organized by University of Jaffna and Western Norway University of Applied Science was conducted at the Department of Physical Science, Faculty of Applied Science, Trincomalee Campus, Eastern University on 15th Oct 2019 from 8.00am to 2.00pm. The program was sponsored by Ministry of Science Technology and Research, Sri Lanka and Norwegian Embassy.
Around hundred and fifty students from five Schools located from different part of the Trincomalee district were participated in two sessions, each of two and half hour duration. Lectures regarding solar energy and solar cell applications were conducted by Mr.S.Loheeswaran, Head / Senior Lecturer Gr II, Physical Science for Tamil medium students and Mr.M.M.Kodikara, Lecture (Prob), Department of Physical Science for Sinhala medium students separately. Mr.S.Paranthaman Lecturer(Prob) , Ms.G.Thenmolie Lecturer(Prob) and Mr.N.Niroshan Temporary Demonstrator, Department of Physical Science were participated as resource person and demonstrated to the students regarding various applications of solar modules and helped the students to make solar modules from smaller size solar cell. Further Mr. T. Mohanaramanan, Mr. T. Thivakarasarma, Mr. S. Uthayaraj and Mr. T. Rajaramanan, Department of Physics, University of Jaffna were also worked as resource persons.
Following applications were demonstrated:
1. Solar car
2. Solar fan
3. Solar boat
4. Solar marry go round
5. Solar mobile phone charger
6. H2O hybrid car