Chennai: Eminent speakers from Denmark, Canda, Japan and Nepal took part in the first International Conference on Sustainable Environment and Civil Engineering (ICSECE’19) organised at the SRM Easwari Engineering College at their Ramapuram campus recently during which 115 papers were presented.
Speaking on the occasion, CSIR-CBRI, Roorke, senior principal scientist Sukhdeo R Karade highlighted civil engineer’s role in meeting the modern day challenges.
“Avoiding waste, reducing pollution and improving the efficiency of managing the natural resources without damaging the eco system should be key,” he added.
DHI (Danish Hydraulic Institute) Water & Environment Pvt Ltd, managing director, Flemming Jakobsen in his address encouraged the engineering students to dream big and innovate to create technical wonders to fix issues and help the society. He narrated how women engineers are playing important role and explained the need to acting together for the future of our generations.
Soon after the inaugural session of the conference, Engineering Innovation Skill Centre (EISC-EEC) established by the department of civil engineering was jointly declared open by Department of Labour and Employment, Principal Secretary Sunil Paliwal, and SRM group of institutions Ramapuram and Trichy campus chairman R Shivakumar.
Several key players from the building, MEP, water supply and treatment, building materials, interior works, Environmental/ Public Health, HVAC displayed their products and service at this skill centre. SRM group of institutions V Subbiah Bharathi presided over both the functions.