WORKSHOP ON "GEOHAZARDS- MITIGATION & PREVENTION"
ETERNIA, the Civil Engineering Association of MITS in association with Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment (KSCSTE) organised a Three Day Workshop on 'Geohazards - Mitigation & Prevention' from 30th July -1st August 2018. The course is intended to enrich and update the knowledge of faculty in the area of geohazards and their mitigation and prevention strategies.31 participants from various colleges participated.
SHORT TERM TRAINING PROGRAMME ON 'DESIGN AND DETAILING OF STRUCTURAL ELEMENTS'
The Department of Civil Engineering in association with ICI student chapter of MITS organized a five day Short Term Training Programme (STTP) on 'Design and Detailing of Structural Elements' from 8th January 2018 to 12 th January 2018. The course was intended to enrich and update the knowledge of faculty in the area of design and detailing of structural elements by giving an insight into the revised IS codal design provisions. 36 participants from various colleges participated. Resource persons who graced the auspicious event were from the various eminent educational institutions, NIT's, IIT's and industrial firms of the country. Dr. N Ganesan, Professor NIT Calicut, inaugurated the program on 8th January 2018. The Program was effectively coordinated by Ms. Anusree A, ( Assistant Professor, CE) and Ms. Bismi R, Assistant Professor, CE).
A SMART, EDUCATIONAL LOOK ON SURVEY CAMP USING TOTAL STATION
A three day hands-on workshop on “Survey Camp Using Total Station” was organised from 26 - 28 th July, 2017 for the teaching and non-teaching staff of the Department of Civil Engineering. The sessions were handled by Mr. Bibin Jacob, Surveyor, SOMA Enterprises,Kochi. The workshop instigated by a lecture on surveying, highlighted the basic to advanced level of site surveying procedures and various operations using Total Station. The practical session of the workshop consummated with control point establishment, calculations and error adjustments, and data management. The workshop offered a transcendent exposure and experience to the staff of Civil Department. The
workshop was coordinated by Ms. Midhun Elizabeth Varghese (Asst. Professor, CE) and Ms. Vilma Baby (Asst. Professor, CE).
NATIONAL CONFERENCE – ARICE 2016
Civil Engineering Department of MITS hosted its first National Conference on Advanced Research and Innovations in Civil Engineering (ARICE 2016) on 8th September 2016. While Dr. J Letha, Vice Chancellor, CUSAT was the chief guest for the occasion, Dr. P K Aravindan, Former Professor at IIT Madras, and a leading structural consultant gave the keynote address initiating the conference that was attended by academicians and engineering students from all around. The conference proceedings gave an insight into ongoing developments in the field of civil engineering and the associated recent research works that are in progress. The event that was well received by the participants was ably supported by the MITS’ management. For more details log on to www.arice2k16.in