28102022 news

SMVDU Organizes a talk on “Application of Geosynthetics for Sustainable Development”

28102022 news

School of Civil Engineering, SMVD University organized an expert talk on “Application of Geosynthetics for Sustainable Development: Case Study from Indian Perspective” by Er. Minimol Korulla Vice President & Head Strategy-Maccaferri group in Indian Subcontinent and South East Asia Pacific (ISEAP) in an online mode.The talk was delivered to B.Tech. students of SoCE. This lecture was an extension activity for the course ‘Reinforced Earth and Geotextiles’ which is a part of the curriculum of B.Tech. (Civil Engineering). Er. Korulla shared the basic requirements for sustainable construction materials with the attendees. Further, she also discussed the application of geosynthetics as a sustainable solution in the construction of roads. She also highlighted the beneficial effects of using geosynthetic materials in terms of reducing the thickness of the pavement, and savings in initial and life cycle cost apart from enhancing strength and durability. The talk was organised by Dr. Balbir Pandey, Assistant Professor, SoCE and coordinated by Mr. Srijan and Mr. Ankur, Assistant Professor, SoCE under the guidance of the Head, School of Civil Engineering. The talk concluded with a vote of thanks.


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