Events

  • A Lecture on How to write a Thesis report?

Dr. TN Padmanabhan Nambiar, senior Professor,  delivered a lecture on How to write a Thesis report? at 10 am on 16th  Nov 2016 In CE seminar hall.Final year M tech students teachers of CE, ECE, CSE, and EEE departments  attended the programme.Programme was organised by ISTE VAST chapter.

  • A talk  on Engineering Education and Career preparation

An invited lecture was held on 7th October at 3 pm by Professor Shashi Nambisan, Ph.D., P.E., Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Tennessee, Knoxville on the topic“Engineering Education and Career preparation”. M.Tech students, B.Tech final year students and faculties attended the programme. 

  • A lecture on "Research areas in Structural Enginnering"

Muhammed Safeer, Research Scholar, IIT Delhi, delivered a lecture on "Research areas in Structural Engineering" in the FN session on 23rd September 2016. All the M.Tech students attended the programme. In the AN session, he delivered a lecture on "How to prepare for GATE ?" for B.Tech students. All the 3rd & 4th year students attended the programme. The programme was conducted by Civil Engineering Department.

  •  A talk on "Challenges in High Rise Construction" 

Er Revikumar PA, Resident Engineer, HYDER Consulting Engineers Dubai delivered a talk on Challenges in High Rise construction  on 5th September 2016. He was in charge of the construction of Burj Khalifa and Dubai Frame and stressed  the areas where students can specialise sharing his vast experience in high rise construction.The programme was organised by ISTE  VAST Chapter in Association with IE(I) VAST chapter  and Civil Engineering Association.Third year & final years students and all teachers in Civil Department attended the programme.

  • A lecture on " Planning aspects of various types  of Building"

Ar K Ramakrishnan, Managing.Director, ENARC CONSTRUCTIONS,Thrissur   delivered a lecture on planning aspects of various types  of building on 22nd Aug 2016 Programme was organised by ISTE VAST chapter in association with IE(I) VAST Chapter and Civil Engineering Association.

  • REACT 2016

Department of CE conducted National Conference “REACT” on 16th & 17th June 2016 . The Conference was officially inaugurated by Dr. T. P Somasundaran, KTU Chairman, Kannur Cluster.  More than 100 delegates attended and participated in the two day Conference, which brought together Researchers, Engineers, Professors and PG Scholars. The Conference Proceedings, comprises 63 papers on various aspects of Civil Engineering were published in both book and CD formats.
  • Mr. Manu V Thampy delivered a session at ToC-h Institute on 24th  June 2016 as a resource person in an FDP titled ‘ EMERGING TRENDS AND SCOPE OF RESEARCH IN CONCRETE TECHNOLOGY’

  • Department of Civil Engineering conducted a Faculty Development Programme on "Fundamentals in Engineering" under ISTE on 12th, 13th May 2016. Dr. KBM Nambuthirippad was the resource person. Prefinal year students and teachers attended the programme.
  • Department of Civil Engineering conducted Dr. RPR Lecture Series - I on "Concepts of Structural Analysis - Variational Methods" on 16th December 2015.  Dr. Seetharamulu Kaveti, Retd. Professor, IIT Delhi was the resource person.
  • Two  day programme on “Research Areas in Structural Engineering”
A series of lectures on research areas in Structural Engg was organised in civil dept  on 17th and 18th of August 2015 for final year M Tech structural engineering students of Vidya Academy of Science and Technology. Mohammed safeer, Research scholar  IIT Delhi was the main speaker.
 
  • Talk on “How to prepare for GATE and opportunities for higher studies for civil engg students”
Muhammed Safeer ,Research Scholar IIT Delhi ,delivered  a lecture on how to prepare for GATE and opportunities for higher studies for civil engg students in FN session on 18th Aug 2015. All third year and final year civil engg students attended the programme . Programme was conducted jointly by Civil Engineering association, ISTE VAST chapter and IE Vast chapter
 
 
Dr Mohammed  Safeer addressing the students
  • Faculty development Programme on “Mathematics &Computation”
A Faculty development Programme on “Mathematics and Computation” was organized by The Department of Civil Engineering for teachers during 10th - 12th August, 2015. First year M Tech students also attended the programme. 
 
 
Talk on Variational methods  by Dr. KBM  Nambuthirippad
 
 
Talk on LaTeX  by Mr Arun Xavier 
 
  • Faculty development Programme on  “Application of Advanced Mathematics in Engineering”conducted on 22nd to 25th  of July 2015
ISTE VAST Chapter in association with The Department of Civil Engineering organized a Faculty development Programme on “Application of Advanced Mathematics in Engineering” for the faculty members of Engineering colleges during 22 - 25 July ,2015.
 
 
Talk  on “Partial Differential equations “ by Ms Bittu Lambi
 
 
Talk  on “Probability theory”  by Dr.Satheesh S
 
  • Awareness class on NBA Accreditation
An awareness class about “NBA  Accreditation” and the related procedure was given to faculty members who have joined at VAST after June 15th,2015 on 1st July.,2015. 
 
 
  • Session by Dr. Devdas menon
A talk by Dr. Devdas menon, Professor, IIT, Madras was organised by IE and ISTE, VAST Chapter along with Civil Engineering Association on 24/06/2015 at the ECE seminar hall. The talk was on the topic “Art and science of Structural analysis”. Both students and teachers participated in the programme.
 
 
Dr. Devadas Menon addressing the students
 
  • Interactive Talk by Dr. Devdas menon
An interactive talk by Dr. Devdas menon,Professor,IIT,Madras was organised by IE and ISTE,VAST Chapter along with The Civil Engineering Association on 24/06/2015 at the Civil seminar hall.The talk was on the topic “ Self awareness “ and was conducted exclusively for the faculty members.
 
 
Dr. Devadas Menon addressing the faculty members
 
  • Inaugural Ceremony of ‘Fundamental Course in AUTOCAD’
The Vidya International Charitable Trust in association with ISTE VAST Chapter has started a certification course on AUTOCAD for CE students.The inauguration ceremony was conducted on June 20th ,2015 at the Civil CAD lab. 
 
 
  • National Technological day Celebrations
Civil Engineering Department conducted a one day programme on Advances in Structural Engineering sponsored by Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment (KSCSTE), as part of National Technology Day Celebration on 15th  May 2015. Ms. Santhi.S , Engineering Manager, L&T Cochin was the Chief Guest for the programme
 
 
  • REACT-2015
Civil Engineering Department in association with ISTE VAST Chapter and IE      (India) VAST unit, conducted a National Conference on Recent Emerging Advances in Civil Engineering REACT - 2015 from 27th   - 28th April 2015. Dr. PK Aravindan, Retired Professor, IIT Madras was the Chief Guest of the programme.
 
 
  • An Interaction programme in 'Virtual Product Development' 
An Interaction programme in 'Virtual Product Development' was conducted for  S6 CE Students by ICTAK on 24th  March 2015 at VAST
  • One day workshop on "Sustainable and Green Construction"
One day workshop on "Sustainable and Green Construction"  organized by  Laurie Baker International School of Habitat Studies (LaBISHaS) & Kerala State Nirmithi Kendra (KESNIK), Government of Kerala was conducted on 17/03/2015 at the main seminar hall.

The inaugural ceremony was followed by three technical sessions by eminent personalities in the field of Green construction.The first session was handled by Dr. P.R. Sreemahadevan Pillai, Dean, LaBISHaS on the topic “Green Buildings and Green Ratings”.The second session was handled by Dr. Harimohan Pillai, Architect on the topic “Sustainable Architecture”.The last session was handled by Prof. V.K. Lakshmanan Nair, regional Coordinator, KESNIK on the topic “Cost effective and environment friendly construction” . 
 
 
Talk on “Green Buildings and Green Ratings” by Dr. P.R. Sreemahadevan Pillai
 
  • Tech Fest-VYVIDH’2015
 
Exhibition Models
 
 
Paper Bridge
 
  • Talk on "The Calculus of variations"
A talk on "The Calculus of variations"  was delivered by Dr. KBM Sir on 8th January 2015 in Power Electronics Lab at 2pm
 
  • Talk on "Application of energy methods in Advanced Structural Analysis"
Under the ISTE activities, Dr.KBM Nampoothirippad delivered a talk on "Application of energy methods in Advanced Structural Analysis" on 11-12-14 in Civil Department. Faculty members and PG CE Students from VAST attended the programme
  • Talk on "Advances in Fluid Mechanics" 
Under ISTE activities, Dr.KBM Nampoothirippad delivered a talk on "Advances in Fluid Mechanics" on 05-12-14 at PG class Room (CE). Faculty members and PG CE Students from VAST attended the programme
  • Civil Engineering Association Inauguration Function
Civil Engineering Association Inauguration function was held on 25th October,2014.Shri Babu M.Raghavan consulting Engineer from ENGCPTS inaugurated the function.
 
 
Two week workshop on ETAB
A Two Week Workshop on ETAB was organized by Department of Civil Engineering during August 4 to August  15, 2014. Shri Babu M R, Consulting Engineer, ENGECEPT was the main speaker.
 
 
Shri Babu M R addressing the PG students
 
  • Tech Fest-VYVIDH’2014
 
 
  Exhibition Models