Green initiatives (NSS plantation)
Department of Civil Engineering and NSS team organized a Green Initiative to plant trees by the faculty and students at our campus on 16th March, 2020.
An Alumni meet was organized by the School of Infrastructure in collaboration with Office of Alumni Relations (OAR) on 22nd February 2020 at seminar hall-1, Convention Centre. The event was graced by our Dean Dr.P.Vasanthi, Dr.M.S.Haji Sheik Mohamed, Dean Academics, Dr.K.Ganesh, Director (OAR) and also by the Administrative Academic Audit members (AAA).
The Alumnus attended the meet, shared their experiences, visited the institute and also had an interaction with the students of B.Tech and M.Tech (Structural Engineering and Construction Engineering & Management). Er. Elias Latif, (1984-1988 batch) Chief Operating Officer, ECCI Ltd, Chennai guided the students regarding various job opportunities in Civil Engineering. Er.P.Vekatesan (1984-1988 batch) Senior Principal Scientist & Associate Professor, CECRI – Karaikudi, advised the students to first decide about what they are opting for i.e. higher studies or job, based on which they can progress, Er.Mohamed Arshad (1991-1995 batch), Managing Director, Bharat Builders,Chennai. Er.Mohamed Ibrahim,(M.S. by Research -2017 batch), Director, Qualitech QEEE, Chennai, said that they are ready to recruit the students in their concern. Er.Madan Raj (2014-2018 batch), Site Engineer, Sriraj Builders, Chennai, and also an Entrepreneur shared about his experience in doing multiple task. Later, the final year B.Tech Civil Engineering students interacted with Alumni regarding the various job opportunities.
Department of Civil Engineering, School of Infrastructure in association with De Novo Software Solutions organized a Short Term Training Programme titled “Digital Project Management Using BIM” from 21st to 25th January 2020. Totally 30 students comprising of B.Tech Civil Engineering, M.Tech (Structural Engineering & Construction Engineering and Project Management) successfully completed the training Programme.
One day workshop on ‘Concrete mix design’ was organized by the School of Infrastructure in collaboration with J K Cements Ltd on 13th February 2020 at seminar hall-2, Convention Centre. The workshop was conducted for the students to enhance the knowledge of proportioning the materials for making a good concrete. The topic of first session on ‘Standard procedure for Concrete mix design as per Indian standards’ was given by the speaker Dr.Kandasamy, Associate Professor, VelTech Rangarajan Dr.Sagunthala R&D Institute of Science and Technology, Avadi, Chennai. Mr. Sivaramakrishnan, Technical Manager, J K Cements Limited, gave a lecture on the topic ‘Good Construction Practices’ during the second session.
The Department of Civil Engineering, School of Infrastructure organized a Guest Lecture on “Case studies on application of dynamic analysis techniques to Civil engineering problems” by Dr. DEREK VICTOR MORRIS, Senior Consulting Engineer, SW Geotechnology, North America on 06th February 2020. He addressed the M.Tech (Structural Engineering & Construction Engineering Project Management) students.
The Office of Alumni Relations (OAR) and Department of Civil Engineering, School of Infrastructure organized a Guest Lecture titled “Opportunities in Civil Engineering Field” on 27th January 2020, as part of the “Alumni Talk”. Our Alumnus Er.S.Sudarsanan (2001-2005 batch), Project Manager, Sandvik Asia Private Limited, Hyderabad addressed the B.Tech Civil Engineering and M.Tech (Structural Engineering & Construction Engineering Project Management) Students.
National Education Day is an annual observance in India to commemorate the birth anniversary of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, the first education minister of independent India. It is celebrated on 11 November every year. The students of civil department were asked to take oath on 12-11-2019 on behalf of the National education day.
Er.P.Venkatesan, Senior Principal Scientist & Associate Professor, CECRI – Karaikudi and our beloved first batch alumni (1984-1988) delivered a Guest lecture on “Corrosion of Reinforced Concrete exposed in Natural Environment” during 23.10.2019.
Er.Elias .A. Latiff, Chief Operating Officer, East Coast Construction India Pvt.Ltd, Chennai presided as a Chief Guest for the Engineers Day celebration on 21-10-2019. As a part of the Engineers Day he delivered a Guest lecture on “Alternate Technologies in Construction” for our young Engineers.
“Two days training program on Stadd” was organised by the Department of Civil Engineering on 17.10.2019 and 18.10.2019. It is an initiative taken to give exposure to structural software to final year students for design project.
“Young Genius”- national level competition for school students was organised by the Department of Civil Engineering on 16.10.2019. It is an initiative taken under Jal Shakthi Abhiyan scheme and the theme of the event was ” Leaving no one behind- Safe water for all”. Dr.R.Saravanan, Associate Professor, Centre for water resources, Anna University presided as chief guest. Nearly 110 school students from various schools across chennai participated in the event.
Department of Civil Engineering, School of Infrastructure in association with Indian Institute for Human settlements organised Two day Value added training programme in “Non-sewered Sanitation an important link for Sanitation Solutions in Urban India” on 27.09.2019 & 28.09.2019 for III year Civil Engineering Students.
“Two days training program on Cost X” was organised by the Department of Civil Engineering on 24.09.2019 and 25.09.2019. It is an initiative taken to give exposure to estimation software to final year students which will be useful for design project.
Department of Civil Engineering, School of Infrastructure organized a guest lecture for the II year B.Tech Civil Engineering students on 17.09.2019. Mr.Selvam, General Manager M/S.Land Coordinate Technology, delivered a lecture on the topic “Advanced Surveying”
Department of Civil Engineering, School of Infrastructure conducted value added training programme in “SURVEYING- HANDS ON TRAINING IN TOTAL STATION AND GPS” for the II year B.Tech Civil Engineering students from 17.09.2019 to 19.09.2019. The course was conducted in association with M/S.Land Coordinate Technology, Chennai
Two day International workshop on “Smart and Sustainable Green Infrastructure” organised by School of Infrastructure in association with Universiti Teknologi Mara, Malaysia and supported by MIROS (Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research) during April 3rd and 4th 2019
Department of civil engineering celebrated world water day on 22 March 2019. A lecture on “Climate change and water security” delivered by Dr. E.Arun Babu, Assistant professor (selection grade), Centre for water resources, Anna university
Department of Civil Engineering along with Skyfi Education Labs Pvt. Ltd (A venture by IIT Kanpur alumni) organized a two day workshop on “Bridge Design, Fabrication & Testing” during September 18th & 19th for Civil Engineering Students.
Department of Civil Engineering, School of Infrastructure and Department of Chemistry has organized a two day Workshop on “Electrochemical Corrosion Techniques: Theory and Hands on Training” during 7th & 8th September.
Civiclan 2k18 – A National Level Technical Symposium (26th March 2018)
List of Speakers:
Dr. P. Paramasivam, Professorial Fellow, National University of Singapore. Dr. Ravindra Gettu, Professor, BTCM Division, IIT Madras & Vice-President, RILEM. Dr. Manu Santhanam, Professor, BTCM, IIT Madras, Dr. K. Palanivelu, Director, Centre for Climate Change, Anna University.Dr. Radhakrishna G. Pillai, Asst. Professor, BTCM, IIT Madras, Dr. J. Prabakaran, Sr. Principle Scientist, SERC, Chennai. Mr. V. Ramanathan, DGM (Technical), M/S. Dalmia Cements, Chennai, Dr. V. Rajendran, Director, M/S. Hi Tech Concrete Solutions Chennai Pvt. Limited. Dr. M.S. Haji Sheik Mohammed, Professor & Dean, SOI, BSAIST. Dr. P. Vasanthi, Professor & Head, Civil Engineering, BSAIST. Dr. J. Revathy, Professor, Civil Engineering, BSAIST. Dr. U. Sabura Banu, Professor of E&I, BSAIST. Dr. P. Gajalakshmi, Associate Professor, Civil Engineering, BSAIST. Dr. Sunitha K. Nayar, Women Scientist, BTCM, IIT Madras.
National Conference on ”Sustainable Civil Engineering Technologies & Practices” was organized during 29th & 30th April 2015; Chief Guest – Mr. B. Suresh, CEO and Whole Time Director, M/s Mahindra Consulting Engineers Ltd.
A National Level Technical Symposium “CIVICLAN 2015” was organized on 29th January 2015, Dr. P. Paramasivam, Professorial Fellow, National University of Singapore, inaugurated the event and delivered a special lecture on “Innovative Applications of Ferrocement”. More than 600 students participated in the Symposium.
construzone-Techfest “2014” – Intradepartmental Technical Symposium (March 2014)
National Conference on Innovative Solutions for Sustainable Construcion (ISSC ’13), (2-3, May, 2013)