1. A Continuing Education Program (CEP) on “Water supply and Rainwater Harvesting” for practising engineers was held, under the aegis of Karnataka Engineering Staff College, Krishnarajasagara. Mysuru, during July 30, 2018 to August 03, 2018. The course was coordinated by Dr. Basavaraju Manu.

2. Dr. Bibhuti Bhusan Das organised a Global Initiative of Academic Networks (GIAN) on Whole Life Management of Concrete Structures - Theory to Practice during 10th to 14th September, 2018. Dr. Sreejith Nanukuttan, Senior Lecturer in Civil Engineering, School of Natural and Built Environment, Queen’s University, Belfast was the international resource person.

3. Prof. Hemnata Hazarika, from Kyushu University, Japan delivered an expert lecture on the title “Unprecedented Lateral Flow in Extremely Gentle Slopes during an Earthquake” on December 10, 2018. This invited expert lecture was coordinated by Dr. Babloo Chaudhary.

4. Dr. S. Neelamani, Senior Research Scientist, Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR), Kuwait visited the Department of Civil Engineering during 19th September 2018 and delivered an expert lecture on “Contemporary Challenges and Issues in Offshore Structures”. Dr Palanisamy coordinated and organised this lecture.

 5. Dr. N Gopal Krishnan, Director of CBRI Roorkee visited the Department for the DST-KIOCL[1]NTIK project under DST-TDP scheme with Dr. Bhibhuti Bhusan Das, who is the Principal Investigator of the project. (2018)

6. Dr. R. Selvaraj, Senior Principal Research Scientist, CSIR - Central Electro Chemical Research Institute (CECRI), Karikudi, India visited the Department and delivered an expert lecture on “Electro - Chemical Techniques in Concrete Technology” on 12th - 13th November 2018.

7. Five Day Global Initiative of Academic Networks {GIAN} Course on "CO-PRODUCT RECOVERY FROM EXISTING AND FUTURE BIO-REFINERIES" 17-21 December 2018. Dr. Venkatesh Balan, Associate Professor, Houston University,USA was the International resource person. [Course Coordinators: Dr. Arun Kumar Thalla & DR. Devatha C P]

8. Dr. B. B Das organised a Continuing Education program on “Low-Cost Housing and Rural Roads”, at National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal, organized for Karnataka Public Works and Irrigation Department Engineers Sponsored by Engineering Staff College, Krishnarajasagara, January 7th – 11th January 2019.

9. Dr G R Reddy, Outstanding Scientist & Head of Structures & Seismic Engineering Section, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai visited the Department of Civil Engineering during April 8-9, 2019 and delivered expert lectures in the field of “earthquake resistant design of structures”. 164

10. Prof T Kakinuma, Prof A Nagayama, Prof A Fujisaki and Mr S Morita and Mr S Yanaguchi, from Graduate School of Science & Engineering, Kagoshima University, Japan visited the Department of Civil Engineering for delivering lectures in the area of “Civil & Ocean Engineering”, and academic interaction during March 4-7, 2019.

11. Two-day workshop on "Anaerobic Digestion for Solid and Liquid Substrates: Design Criteria" by Dr. Michel Torrijos, INRA-LBE, France [September 26-27, 2019]. Organized by Dr. Arun Kumar Thalla

12. A two days National Conference in Civil Engineering with the theme “New and effective Innovations, Technologies and Key Challenges 2020”, NCCE-NITK 2020 was organized at the Department of Civil Engineering, NITK from 30th - 31st January 2020 by Dr. C.P. Devatha & Dr. C. Rajasekaran.

13. One Week “1st Indo-Japan Webinar Series on Geotechnics for Disaster Mitigation” was held from 8th to 13th June, 2020. It was Organised by Dr. Babloo Chaudhary, Prof. A. Murali Krishna and Prof. Hemanta Hazarika in association with NITK Surathkal, IGS Surathkal Chapter, IIT Guwahati and Kyushu University (Japan).

14. 5-Day (Online) Faculty Development Program titled “Infrastructure Engineering - Transport Infrastructure Asset Management”, was held during 21-25 September 2020, sponsored by the AICTE under ATAL Scheme. [Coordinator: Dr. Suresha S.N.]

15. Online International Conference on “Green Highway Construction - A Sustainable Approach”, was held during 14-15 September 2020, at NITK, Surathkal, sponsored by IEI, Mangalore Chapter [Organising Chairman: Dr. B. M. Sunil, Organising Secretary: Dr. Basavaraju Manu and Dr. Raviraj H.M]

16. 9-Day Indo-Canadian Workshop on “Interactive Design in Geotechnical Engineering: Theory to Practice” was held Online, during 24 Sept -1 Oct, 2020 [Organiser: Dr. Babloo Chaudhary]

17. A five day event ATAL Online Faculty Development Programme “India’s Strategic Transport Infrastructure Development Projects and Programs", was conducted during 16/08/2021 - 20/08/2021 and the Chief Guest/s, Key note Speaker, etc. with affiliation were Dr.Veeraraghavan (Professor, IITM) Er.T.R.Lokesh (Executive Director, Infra Support Engineering Consultants Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore) , In-house members Dr.A.U.Ravi Shankar, Dr.Varghese George, Dr.Raviraj H.M, Dr.Sreekumar Dr.Mithun Mohan, Dr.Ningappa [Coordinator: Dr. Suresha S.N.]

18. A six days event titled as “International Conference on Civil Engineering for a Disaster Resilient Society” (VCDRR 2021) was held during 15/03/2021 – 20/03/2021 and the Chief Guest/s, Key note Speaker, etc. with affiliation were Dr. RK Bhandari (INAE) ,Prof. Dilanthi Amaratunga, Head, Global Disaster Resilience Centre University of Huddersfield, UK Dr.CHIAN Siau Chen, Darren National University of Singapore and 40 more [Coordinator: Dr. Sreevalsa Kolathayar (Organizing Chair)]

19. A six days event titled as “Case Histories in Geotechnical and Geological Engineering Theory to Practice” was held during 15/03/2021 – 20/03/2021 and the Chief Guest/s, Key note Speaker, etc. with affiliation were Prof. G.L. Sivakumar Babu, Professor, IISc Bangalore Prof. D.T. Bergado, Emeritus Professor, AIT Thailand - Dr. R. Shankar, (Retd. Professor of Geology), Mangalore University - Dr. B.C. Prabhakar Professor of Geology, Bangalore University [Coordinator: Dr. Sridhar G and Dr. Vinoth Srinivasan]

20. Five days Online Faculty Development Program (FDP) On “Recent Advances in Construction and Demolition Waste Management” held during 22/02/2021- 26/02/2021 and the Chief Guest/s, Key note Speaker, etc. with affiliation were Dr. Pradeep Kumar Gautam (NIT Meghalaya), Dr.Suman Saha (NIT Calicut), Dr.Aneetha ( NIT Warangal) and 2 more[Coordinator: Dr.B.Manu and Dr.Raviraj H.M]

21. Five Day National e-Workshop on "Key Challenges and Options for Environmental Management" was held during 15/03/2021-19/03/2021 and the Chief Guest/s, Key note Speaker, etc. with affiliation were Dr. A. Gangagni Rao [Indian Institute of Chemical Technology]; Dr. Sunil Kumar [NEERI, Nagpur]; Dr. Pramod Kumar [IIT Roorkee]; Dr. Manoj Kumar Tiwari [IIT Kharagpur]; Dr. Selvaraju Ramasamy [IIT Guwahati]; TV. Suresh Kumar [ Dreading Corporation of Indian Ltd.]; Shri Gangadhar R. Dontireddy [ Blue Drop Enviro Pvt. Ltd.]; Shri Sagar Apte [ EcoSense Watertech]; Dr. Garima Kaushik [Central University of Rajasthan]; Dr. Singaram Jayanthi [GCT Coimbatore]; Dr. A. D Prasad [NIT Raipur] [Coordinator: Dr. Arun Kumar Thalla and Dr. Devatha C P]





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