By- INN/New Delhi, @Infodeaofficial
A three days International Conference On Theoretical and Experimental Advances in Civil Engineering (ICONTEACE – 2018) from 10 to 12 May, 2018 was organized by the Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering & Technology, SRM Institute of Science and Technology at Kattankulathur Campus with the support of Ultratech Cement Ltd and in association with Indian Concrete Institute, The Institute of Engineering and Technology, Builders Association of India and Association of Consultants in Civil Engineering.Various big shot names like MIDAS, Bentley, Adopter, Indian Bank, Utracon, Global Icon contributed as the major sponsors of the conference..
The conference started with a grace of invocation and was followed witha welcome address by the Convener of the Conference Dr. K.S. Satyanarayanan, Dr. T.P. Ganesan, Pro V.C (P&D) gave the presidential address. Proceedings of the conference were released by the Dignitaries and Dr. C. Muthamizhchelvan, Director (E&T) honored all the guests. The Chief guest, Dr. N. Gopalakrishnan, and the Guest of Honour, Mr. C.Y. Shivaji, addressed the gathering by appreciating the theme of the conference and sharing an insight on its benefits.
The Chief Guest Dr. Nithin Kumar Tripathi, Director,Special Degree Programs, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand, addressed the gathering and the Vice President and Head, EDRC Residential Buildings, L&T, Mr. C.Y. Shivaji also expressed his views and inputs as the special guest of the Conference.
Keynote Speakers from abroad included various dignitaries like multiple distinguished Professors of ICB Pvt. Ltd, Srilanka; Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand; American Institute of Sharjah; University Malaysia Sarawak; Kathmandu University; Country Manager, Daiki Axis Co. Ltd., Japan and from India IIT Delhi, ACSIR, Bhopal: Centre for Ecological Sciences, Bangalore: Director, ESG: NIT Karnataka: IIT Madras and more.
Major Themes of the Conference & Discussions widely covered the subjects of Structural Engineering, Bridges, Construction Management, Geo technical, Environmental, Tunnel, Subway and underground facilities – Seismic Engineering, Transports, Hydrology, Water Resources, Climate Change, Disaster Prevention and Mitigation, GIS – Cartography and Geographic Information Systems, Health monitoring and Retrofitting, Alternate concrete materials, Structures for Nuclear Reactors, Solid and hazardous waste management, Hazard Management etc.,
Participants and beneficiary list included Scientists / Researchers / Students / Academicians / Engineers / Government Administrators, NGOs and all those are interested in Civil Engineering. Research carried out in the last few decades in India and abroad was alsoshared in this Conference.