Diesel and Motor Engineering (DIMO) PLC. one of the leading automobile companies in Sn Lanka will be supporting the engineering students from the Mechanical Engineering Department of University of Moratuwa to participate in the world's biggest student motorsport competition ‘Formula Student 2016" to be held at Silverstone Circuit in the United Kingdom later this year.
The announcement was made at a media briefing held in Colombo yesterday (24) and was attended by Vijitha Bandara Chief Operating Officer Tata Division - DIMO, Gahanath Pandithage Group CEO – DIMO, Ranjith Pandithage Chairman & Managing Director – DIMO exchanges the MoU with Prof K.K.C.K Perera Dean, Faculty of Engineering, C.M.S.P. De Silva Lecturer – University of Moratuwa and Dr W.K. Wimalasiri Head, Department of Mechanical Engineering University of Moratuwa.
And MoU between the University of Moratuwa and DIMO was also signed on this regard.
Organized by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Formula student is Europe's most established educational motorsport competition and is backed by the industry and high profile engineers. The competition challenges university student engineers from around the world to design build and race a single—seat racing car in one year in order to compete in static and dynamic events, demonstrating their understanding and test the performance of the race car.