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DEPARTMENT ACTIVITIES DURING 2019-20

  • An expert talk on “Career Opportunities” by Er.Shaji Jacob, Institute of Engineers, Kochi Centre for CE and ME VIII semester students was organized on 27th February 2020.

Er.Shaji Jacob interacting with the CE and ME VIII semester students

  • The Department of Civil Engineering organized a Mix Design Workshop for fourth semester students by Mr. Shelly Fernandez, Managing Director, Qcrete Ready-mix (India) Pvt Ltd on 26th February 2020.

 

Interactive session with Mr. Shelly Fernandez at CT lab.

  • An expert talk on “Basics of Making Quality Concrete and Introduction to Green Concrete Concept” by Mr. Shyam Kumar Syama Prasad (CEO & Director, CETARC Pvt. Ltd.) was organized on 4th Feb 2020.

Students, faculty & Director with Mr. Shyam Kumar Syama Prasad

  • MoU was signed with BIMLABS and EICL on 31st January 2020. The MoU aims to improve employability skills of faculty and students and provide an opportunity to the students to take up socially relevant projects.

Faculty and management of Marian Engineering College with delegates of BIMLABS and ECIL

  • An expert session on “Professional Excellence” was organized on 28th January 2020. The session was handled by Er. Sreekanth APV, Executive Director, Arcadis Asia.

Er. Sreekanth APV with students, faculty and Director of Marian College

  • Gopalakrishnan Nair, Chairman, State Centre of IEI inaugurated the Civil Engineering student chapter of IEI [Institution of Engineers (India)] on 27th January 2020. The inaugural session was followed by a technical talk on “Planning Design and Construction management of Signature Bridge, Delhi” by Er. Jose Kurian (Senior Advisor,KIIFB)

Inaugural ceremony of IEI student chapter, MEC

  • MoUwere signed with UNO Technology Private Limited and Qcrete Ready-mix (INDIA) Pvt on 9th January 2020. These MoUs aim to provide job oriented training to students and training for internship program/seminars/training respectively.

Marian Engineering College inks MoU with Technology Private Limited and Qcrete Ready-mix (INDIA) Pvt. Ltd

  • As part of QURIO’19, Civil Engineering Association organized technical events ‘RECUEZA”, Miniature Model Town Building using Construction Waste Materials and “BRAIN CRANE”, Tower Crane Construction on 23rd November 2019.

                

Prize winners of “BRAIN CRANE”, a technical event conducted as part of QURIO’19

  • The Department of Civil engineering organized expert talks by Mr. Unni Bhaskar (Managing director, UNO Technologies) and Ajith G Nair, Professor, RIT Kottayam on 7th November 2019 at IEDC Seminar hall. Mr. Unni Bhaskar gave an explicit class on “Air traffic control cabin Construction” and Dr. Ajith G Nair gave a detailed session on “Coastal Protection structures, Waves and Ocean Currents.

Interactive session by Dr. Ajith G Nair with IV semester students

  • The Department of Civil Engineering organized “Research talks” for the M. Tech students from 5th to 28th November 2019, with faculties as resource persons. The presentations helped the students to refine their research topic and develop the presentation skills.

Inauguration of “Research Talks” by Principal Dr. Ruby Abraham at Seminar Hall

  • The Civil Engineering Association was inaugurated on 5th September 2019 by Er. Anwar Hussain, Retd. Engineer, LSGD. The inaugural session was followed by an expert talk on “Building Materials”. Er. Anwar Hussain gave a very explicit class for the students from an industrial point of view.

Civil Engineering Association inauguration by Er. Anwar Hussain

  • “ONE STUDENT ONE TREE” Bhoomithra Sena Club initiative to plant trees in college premises was inaugurated by Dr. S Narayanan (HOD, Department of Civil Engineering) on 30th August 2019.

Planting a sapling for a Greener Earth

  • IGSMA 2.0, a quiz event organized by IGS student chapter conducted prelims on 28th August 2019 and mains on 3rd October 2019 in the Civil Engineering Department.

                        

IGSMA 2.0, Technical quiz organized by IGS Student Chapter

 

INDUSTRIAL VISITS ORGANIZED IN 2019-20

 

  • The Civil Department had arranged an industrial visit for VI semester students to Nellai Concrete, Product & Construction Company (P) Ltd., Gangaikondan, Tamilnadu (Sleeper Manufacturing Unit) on 4th March 2020 as a part of their course on Design of Concrete Structures.

                           

Industrial Visit to Nellai Concrete, Product & Construction Company (P) Ltd., Gangaikonda, Tamilnadu

  • The Civil Department arranged an industrial visit for VI semester students to Neyyar Dam on 15th February 2020 as a part of their course Design of Hydraulic Structures.

Industrial visit to Neyyar Dam

  • The student members of Bhoomitra Sena Club visited an exhibition organised by Haritha Kerala Mission in association with Suchithwa Mission on 21st January 2020.

    

Visit to Exhibition organised by Haritha Kerala Mission

  • Industrial visit organized by IGS Student Chapter of the department on 25th October 2019 to UPS, Ambalathara helped the M.Tech Geotechnical Engineering students to gain a field exposure to SPT and Piling Work. The students were guided by Dr. Jaya V, HOD, and GEC Bartonhill.

Tech students at Govt. UPS, Ambalathara

  • The Civil Department arranged an industrial visit for VII semester students to Trivandrum Central Railway Station on 4th October 2019 as part of their course Transportation Engineering I.

Industrial visit to Trivandrum Central Railway Station

  • IGS organized an industrial visit for M. Tech students to Vizhinjam Harbour and Kerala Soil Museum on 2nd September 2019.

              

 (i) Industrial visit to Kerala Soil Museum   (ii) M.Tech students and faculty with officials at Vizhinjam Harbour

 

DEPARTMENT ACTIVITIES DURING 2018-19

  • The Department of Civil Engineering organised National conference on Innovations in Civil Engineering (ICE 2019) on 11th April, 2019. The conference was inaugurated by Dr. Rajesh Chandran IRTS, Senior Divisional Commercial Manager. The main events of the conference included Keynote address by the Chief guests, Seminars, Invited Talks & Paper presentations by UG & PG students of the department as well as those from other institutions.

Inauguration of ICE 2019 and keynote address by the Chief guest Dr. Rajesh Chandran, IRTS, Senior Divisional Commercial Manager.

  • As part of ICE 2019, poster presentation competition was held for final year M. Tech students on 12th April 2019. Dr. Jaya V, HOD CE, GEC Bartonhill was the chief guest.

(i) Dr.Jaya.V addressing M. Tech students (ii) Prize winner of Poster Presentation Competition

  • Bhoomithra Sena Club organized an Intercollege General Quiz competition ‘Jalnix’ in observance of World Water Day celebrations on 22nd March 2019.

Quiz competition ‘Jalnix’ conducted as a part of the World Water Day celebrations

  • Bhoomithra Sena Club organized an expert talk by Mr.Pramod P.P, IFS in observance of ‘World Forestry Day’ on 21st March 2019. An Interschool Painting competition ‘AraNya’ was conducted as a part of the celebrations.

(i)Expert talk by Mr.Pramod P.P., IFS on ‘World Forestry Day’ (ii)Principal presenting memento to Mr.Pramod P.P

‘AraNya’, Painting competition for school students organized by Bhoomitra Sena Club

  • The Department of Civil Engineering signed MoU with Kerala State Nirmithi Kendra on 7th March 2019. MoU aims to provide training program to propagate construction practices and also to update recent developments in design and construction field and
    also assist students to submit projects to research funding organization for financial support.

Marian Engineering College inks MoU with Kerala State Nirmithi Kendra

  • Dr. R. Shivasankar, Professor,NITK, Surathkal gave an expert lecture on “Fundamentals of Geotechnical Engineering” for IGS student members on 9th February 2019.

Dr. R. Shivasankar’interactive session with IGS student members 

  • IGS student members participated in the 3rd annual commemorative lecture in the memory of Prof. T.S. Ramanatha Ayyar and Symposium on ‘Laterites and Lateritic Soils’ organized by Indian Geotechnical Society held at LBSITW on 8th February 2019.

IGS student members and mentors of IGS student chapter during the Symposium on ‘Laterites and lateritic soils’ at LBSITW, Trivandrum

  • Faculty members of Civil Department, Linda J, Aswathy Sasikumar, Twinkle Mohandas and Anand Dev B.G performed duty in the NSS 7 day camp organized by the NSS cell of Marian Engineering College at Govt.U.P.S, Kaniyapuram from 24th to 30th January 2019.
  • Civil Engineering Association in association with CAD DESK organized “Virtual reality show” for the faculties of Civil Department on 6th February 2019.
  • The planting of saplings in college campus was held as a part of Bhoomithra Sena club activities on 7th January 2019. Very Rev. Msgr. Wilfred E (Manager), Prof. Tomy Michael (Director), Dr. Ruby Abraham (Principal) and Rev.Fr. Reny Rudolf (Bursar) led the planting of saplings.

Planting of seedlings in the Civil Engineering Department  

  • The Civil Engineering Association was inaugrated on 16th October 2018 by Ar. P.B. Sajan, Joint Director, Costford. Ar. P.B. Sajan gave an expert talk on “Sustainable Buildings” for the students. As a part of inaugural ceremony, a photography exhibition was also organized by the students.

Civil Engineering Association inauguration by Ar. P.B. Sajan

 

Inauguration of Photography exhibition by Ar.P.B.Sajan 

  • Under ‘Visiting faculty Program’ of Civil Engineering Department, an expert talk on Geology by Dr. Ajith G Nair, Assistant Professor, CET was conducted on 5th October 2018 for III semester students.

Expert talk on Geology by Dr. Ajith G Nair

  • IGSMA 2K18, a quiz event organized by IGS Student Chapter conducted prelims on 15th September 2018 and mains on 3rd October 2018 in the Civil Department

IGSMA 2K18, Technical quiz organized by IGS Student Chapter

  • As a part of the celebration of the World Ozone Day, the Department of Civil Engineering initiated Bhoomithra Sena club. The club is formed with support from Directorate of Environment & Climate Change, Government of Kerala. It aims at encouraging students to appreciate the environment and to react positively to environmental issues. Dr. D.Thankamony, Retired professor, CET inaugurated the Bhoomitra Sena Club on 17th September 2018.

Inauguration of Bhoomithra Sena club by Dr. D. Thankamony

  • The Department of Civil Engineering organized an expert talk session on ‘Development of Project Ideas’ for the VII semester students on 10th September 2018. The sessions were handled by Dr.Thrivikramji.K.P, Director, Geoinformatics Division, Centre for Environment and Development (CED) and P. Reghukumar, Senior Design Engineer, CED and N.R. Chrips, Scientist, CED.

Session on ‘Development of Project Ideas’

  • In August 2018 floods, a team of Civil Engineering faculties visited flood affected areas at Ayroor Grama Panchayat, Pathanamthitta for technical help on 30th August 2018.

(i) CE faculties in help for flood victims (ii) Faculties and students involved in relief activities in flood affected areas

  • The Department of Civil Engineering organized an induction training for I year Civil Engineering students on 31st July 2018. The resource person was Jayasree P.K ,Associate Professor, CET

Interactive session by Dr. Jayasree P.K with the I year Civil engineering students

 

INDUSTRIAL VISITS ORGANIZED IN 2018-19

  • IGS organized a site visit to Green Field Stadium, Karyavattom on 9th February 2019 for IGS student members.

Site visit to Green Field Stadium, Karyavattom 

  • The Civil Department had arranged an industrial visit for VII semester students to Trivandrum Central Railway Station 28th November 2018 as part of their course Transportation Engineering I.

Industrial Visit to Trivandrum Central Railway Station 

  • Bhoomitra Sena Club organized an environmental field trip for club members of VII semester on 4th November 2018 to Kollakal Thapovanam, 4.5 acres ancestral property transformed artificial dense forest.

(i) Field Trip to to Kollakal Thapovanam (ii) Prof D.Thankamony, owner of Kollakal Thapovanam interacting with students

  • IGS organized an industrial visit to Vaigai Dam, Kodaikanal from 8th -11th November 2018 for the M.Tech students.

Industrial Visit to Vaigai Dam, Kodaikanal

  • IGS organized an industrial visit on 6th November 2018 to Jadayu Earth’s Centre and Waste Treatment Plant and Landfill, Attingal for M.Tech and VII semester students.

Industrial Visit to Jadayu Earth’s Center 

  • The Civil Department arranged an industrial visit for VII semester students to Aruvikkara Water Treatment Plant on 5th November 2018 as part of their course Environmental Engineering I.

Industrial Visit to Aruvikkara Water Treatment Plant

 

2018-19
Sl. No. Name of Faculty Title of training programme/Workshop Period Organized/sponsored by
1. Kannan K Sustainable Construction Materials 16th-20th July 2019 Dept. of CE, College of Engineering, Trivandrum
2. Twinkle Vinu Mohandas Faculty development Program for Student Induction 17th-19th June 2019 Cambridge Institute of Technology, Bangalore , AICTE
3. Twinkle Vinu Mohandas Faculty development Program for Student Induction 10th-11th January 2019 Mar Baselios College of Engineering & Technology, Trivandrum
4. Aswathy Sasikumar Faculty development Program for Student Induction 10th-11th January 2019 Mar Baselios College of Engineering & Technology, Trivandrum
5. Rani V Designing with Geosynthetics 07th-11th January 2019 Dept. of CE, College of Engineering, Trivandrum/KTU
6. Jeena Sulaikha Disaster Management 16th-20th January 2019 Dept. of ME, AdiSankara Institute of Engineering & Technology, Kalady
7. Abhijith R.P Contemporary Technologies for Water and Waste water Management 7th-12th January 2019 Dept. of CE, TKM College of Engineering, Kollam
8. Sasidharan N Contemporary Technologies for Water and Waste water Management 7th-12th January 2019 Dept. of CE, TKM College of Engineering, Kollam
9. Greeshma.T Real Time Applications of Intelligent Transportation System 12th-14th December 2018 Dept. of CE, College of Engineering Trivandrum
10. Reshmy D.S. Real Time Applications of Intelligent Transportation System 12th-14th December 2018 Dept. of CE, College of Engineering Trivandrum
11. Asha Davood Z Real Time Applications of Intelligent Transportation System 12th-14th December 2018 Dept. of CE, College of Engineering Trivandrum
12. Asha Davood Z Geospatial Analysis 31st October- 3rd November 2018 TPLC, Govt. Engineering College, Barton Hill, Thiruvananthapuram
13. Soorya.S.R General Engineering (Design and Engineering) 3rd–7th December 2018 Sarabhai Institute of Science & Technology, Thiruvananthapuram
14. Kannan K. Landslide: Analysis, Mitigation and Case studies 1st December 2018 Division of CE, School of Engineering, CUSAT/ IGS Kochi chapter


2017-18
Sl. No. Name of Faculty Title of training programme/Workshop Period Organized/sponsored by
1. Rani V Mentoring Smart Skills for becoming Engineering Professionals 17th August 2017 IEI, Marian Engineering College
2. Dr. Bharathi Raj Mentoring Smart Skills for becoming Engineering Professionals 17th August 2017 IEI, Marian Engineering College
3. Deepthy B.L Mentoring Smart Skills for becoming Engineering Professionals 17th August 2017 IEI, Marian Engineering College
4. Asha Davood Z Approaching Community Level Development Projects Scientifically for Sustainability 7th June 2017 TLPC, Govt. Engineering College, Barton Hill, Thiruvananthapuram
5. Twinkle Vinu Mohandas Ongoing Infrastructure Projects of Kerala- an Overview 1st - 3rd February 2017 Government Engineering College Barton Hill, Trivandrum
6. Deepthi Dennison Ongoing Infrastructure Projects of Kerala- an Overview 1st - 3rd February 2017 Government Engineering College Barton Hill, Trivandrum
7. Rani V Geotechnical Aspects of Pavement Structures 23rd-25th January 2017 Government Engineering College Barton Hill, Trivandrum
8. Reshmy D.S Geotechnical Aspects of Pavement Structures 23rd-25th January 2017 Government Engineering College Barton Hill, Trivandrum
9. Tara Leander Geotechnical Aspects of Pavement Structures 23rd-25th January 2017 Government Engineering College Barton Hill, Trivandrum
10. Aswathy Sasikumar Geotechnical Aspects of Pavement Structures 23rd-25th January 2017 Government Engineering College Barton Hill, Trivandrum
11. Greeshma.T Geotechnical Aspects of Pavement Structures 23rd-25th January 2017 Government Engineering College Barton Hill, Trivandrum
12. Asha Davood Z Geotechnical Aspects of Pavement Structures 23rd-25th January 2017 Government Engineering College Barton Hill, Trivandrum
13. Soorya.S.R Geotechnical Aspects of Pavement Structures 23rd-25th January 2017 Government Engineering College Barton Hill, Trivandrum
14. Nihila A Recent Advances in Project Planning and Management 9th -14th January 2017 TKM College of Engineering, Kollam
15. Deepthy B.L Recent Advances in Project Planning and Management 9th -14th January 2017 TKM College of Engineering, Kollam