Nagpur: KDK College of Engineering has organized International Conference on Emerging Technology in Structural Engineering (ETSE-20I7). The aim of the conference is to provide an opportunity for exchanging Technological advancements and scientific research in the Structural Engineering. Engineers, scientist and Researchers.
Construction practitioners shared their knowledge, expertise and experiences in various concepts and innovations in the present scenario.Structural engineering a part of civil engineering, has emerged as a critical part of the construction process and they are trained to understand and calculate the stability, strength and rigidity of built structures for buildings. The basic intention of design is to ensure that the structure/building with stands the entire probable loads for a stipulated period of time with the consideration of aesthetics, economics and environment and constructability. The conference also boosted the ideas of using smart materials and sustainable approach in the construction practices. The theme is important and utterly relevant in the present context of smart city development. As the Nagpur and other cities in India are transforming in smart cities, where the new technologies clubbed with smart materials and concept sustainable development would be the key factor. KDK College, especially the Department of Civil Engineering, being the spearhead in imparting Civil Engineering education since 35 long years, understood the need and catapulted it into conference meet.
The conference was inaugurated at the hands of the Chief Guest Er. R S Shinde, PWD, Nagpur Region and Guest of Honours. Dr. Zubair Sayed, Abu Dhabi, UAE, Dr. U. P. Waghe, Principal YCCE. On this occasion, Dr. D. P. Singh Principal has felicitated Er. R S Shinde and Dr. A. M. Hadar welcomed Dr. Zubair Sayed with floral saplings as a token of love & care. Dr. Valsson Varghese, Head of CED & Convener of the conference highlighted about the theme & proceedings of conference. Dr. N. R. Dhamge presented vote of thanks of the inauguration session.
Looking at the relevance and importance of the theme of conference, eminent academician of international repute Dr. Zubair Sayed, Abu Dhabi, UAE has presented key note address on “Advancement in Protective features for Offshore Platform fixed”. Total 15 Technical Session for the research paper presentation will be taken up during two days of conference. The conference has surpassed the milestone of success by receipt of more than 100 quality research papers all the way from IlTs, NITS, and other overseas authors besides others elite institutions of the country.
The technical session are chaired by eminent Academicians & Structural Consultants like Dr. Jaygopal Jena, GITA Odisa, Dr. M. D. Goel, VNIT, Dr. S. Khante GCOE Amravati , Dr. Ram Ratanlal, Principal KITS, Prof. M. Kumthekar , Principal GCOE Nagpur, Er. Satish Raipure, Dr. R. K. Ingle, VNIT, Dr. R. Meghrajani, Dr. P. D. Pachpore, Dr. S. Shirkhedkar, Dr.Raj iv Gupta BITS Pilani.
Secretary Rajendra Mulak and Treasure Yashraj Mulak applauded the effort of the professors and students for making the event a huge success.