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Events Organised in the Dept. of Civil Engineering During 2017

An invited talk was arranged for the students of 4th, 6th and 8th semester civil engineering students on 12-4-2017.


The expert lecture on ‘Alternate building materials for sustainability’ was given Dr.  Radhakrishna, professor, RVCE, Bangalore. During the talk, the speaker mentioned the different alternate building materials for civil engineering construction for sustainability in construction industry. He pointed out the alternate building materials available for binder material, fine aggregate, course aggregate, building blocks, admixtures etc., which are in the different stages of research for suitability as building material. He also mentioned the carbon emissions that takes place during the manufacture of cement and measure to reduce these gases thus bringing the environmental concerns and alternated to cement for sustainability in the civil engineering industry. He highlighted the use of geo- polymer materials and their properties.

The inauguration function was graced by Dr. M. R. Hulinaykar, Chairman, Sri Shridevi Charitable Trust, Dr. Gurulingappa M. Patil, Principal, SIET, Dr. S. M. Shashidhara, Director - Student welfare, Dr. K. S. Ramakrishna, HOD - MBA and Dr. M. A. Nagesh, Head of Civil Engineering Department.

 


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