On March 30th & 31st 2023, ACE, ICI, IE, IPA, IGBC and YUGA STUDENT
CHAPTERS of Department of Civil Engineering organized the 4th International Conference on
“SUSTAINABLE ENVIRONMENT & CIVIL ENGINEERING” in the Institute campus. In this
conference, 257participants from several colleges participated and presented their research papers.
In Day 1, International conference was inaugurated in the presence of Chief Guest Dr.Ravindra
Gettu, Professor, IIT Madras and Mr. S. Thiyagarajan, General Manager, Schwing Stetter Pvt. Ltd.
Keynote speech was given by Dr. Ravindra Gettu on ‘Sustainability assessment of cement and
concrete’ and followed by Mr.S.Thiyagarajan who has given speech on “Challenges in Pumping of
concrete to a long distance”. In the afternoon session, Dr.Mahmoud Al Khazaleh, Assistant Dean
of Aqaba University of Technology, Jordan has given an online lecture on Sustainable practices in
construction. Totally 257 participants which comprises of Faculty members, Research scholars and
Students from different colleges have joined the conference in both offline and online to present
their research papers. One session was arranged for the participants to present their papers.
In Day 2, the session started with an online keynote speech on ‘Sustainability based certifications
in construction’ by Dr.M.Gopinath, Chief Engineering (Civil), L&T GeoStructure. Followed by
this session, participants presented their papers in online. Total three session chairs were arranged
for the participants to present their papers. The sessions were chaired by Dr. V. Rajesh Kumar,
(Head, EDRC-Digital, L&T Const), Dr. B. Mahalingam ( Assistant Professor, SSN College), Dr.
R. Kumutha (Prof. & Head SVCE), Dr.Gopalakrishnan (Prof/EEC), Dr.M.Siva (AP/EEC),
Dr.G.Senthil Kumar (AP/EEC), Dr.G.Velrajkumar (AP/EEC), and Dr.Naveen Kumar (AP/EEC).
Valedictory function took place around 3.30 pm, where the participants were awarded with
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