Kyushu University of Japan to collaborate with University of Colombo
Dr. Akimasa Yoshikawa, Mr. Hiroki Matsushita, Mr. Kazuma Shirotani, and Mr. Yusuke Aoyagi from the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Kyushu University of Japan visited University of Colombo on 26th February 2016. During the visit, the delegates met Professor K.R.R. Mahanama, acting Vice-Chancellor, University of Colombo, and Professor Chandana Jayaratne, Senior Lecturer from Department of Physics, University of Colombo, and discussed the proposed installation project of Geomagnetic Field Station in Sri Lanka as a joint project between University of Colombo and Kyushu University of Japan. This joint project will be an initiation to a new arena of Space Science and Technology in Sri Lanka.