IAS or Industrial Application Society is a branch of IEEE which focused on theoretical and practical advancement of electrical and electronic engineering. It involves not only in designing and manufacturing of technical systems, but also in promoting safe, economic, reliable technical applications. Energy conservation and working on reducing environmental and health issues are also major concerns of IAS.
By being an IAS member, an engineering professional or a student can participate in informative conferences, seminars and conferences. It also give the opportunity to advance the industry of members. IAS, University of Moratuwa student branch is one of the three student chapters of the three major universities in Sri Lanka.
First general meeting of IAS University of Moratuwa student branch chapter was held on the 15th July 2015 at the Electrical Engineering seminar room with the participation of Dr. Peter Magyar (IEEE IAS chapters and membership department chair), Ms. Mega Tak, Dr. Nishad Mendis (Founder IAS member, Australia), Dr. Upuli Jayathunga (Advisor, IEEE IAS SB chapter, UoM), Mr. Kushan Pandiperuma (Chair, IEEE IAS SB chapter, UoM). On their speeches Dr. Peter Magyar and Ms. Mega Tak noted the activities of IAS, how it helps for personality development, and the global involvements of student branch in professional activities.