B.Tech Project evaluation by Civil Alumni of batch 2009-13
Felicitating Mr. Ashish Pawar, Founder Director, Quadrone Reality, and Mr. Karunesh Jain, Founder Director, Moonwater (Alumnus 2009-13 batch ). B.Tech project evaluation was done by Civil Alumni of batch 2009-13 on 15th November 2022.
Guest Lecture of Mr Amit Haridas
A guest lecture was organized on 3rd November 2022 in collaboration with Indian Institute of concrete on "Impact of temperature on concrete". Mr Amit Haridas who is principal consultant of "ConcreteInfo" delivered a informative lecture. Mrs Sucheta Kalawar, Secretary of Indian Concrete Institute accompanied the session. At the end of session, the summer internship certificates were also distributed by guest speaker.
Invitation from Krantiveer Junior College, Satara
Received invitation from Krantiveer Junior College, Mhaswad, Satara . Founder Mr. Vishvambar Babar felicitated Prof. Sagar. The fruitful discussion was held which will help junior college students to get carrier guidance.
ASCE AGM Event at Mumbai
Dr. Sayali Sandbhor SIT was invited to attend ASCE, Annual General Meeting, at World of Concrete Expo Mumbai on 14th October 2022.
Visit to Water Treatment Plant with online SCADA monitoring station
Students and faculty from department of civil engineering SIT visited PCMC water treatment plant on 6th October 2022.
Prof. Rushikesh and Prof. Humera from Civil Engineering Department, SIT visited Traffic Expo event, Mumbai on 17th November 2022.
Guest lecture delivered by Mr. Manoj Kumar Daniel, DGM, Maha Metro Rail Corporation Limited Pune
Mr. Manoj Kumar Daniel, DGM, Maha Metro Rail Corporation Limited Pune delivered a talk on 'Urban Planning with Integrated Mobility' on Thursday, 1st September 2022.
One-day hands-on workshop on Ferrocement Applications was conducted on scheduled on September 20, 2022.
Mr Ashish Pawar, Director at Artico Reality and Partner at Quadron Reality Pune and Mr Karunesh Jain, Director Moonwater Farms, both Alumini of 2009-13 Civil Engineering batch were invited for Assessment of B. Tech Final Year projects. The alumini of 2009-13 batch of Civil Engineering sponsors the best project award to final year civil engineering students every year since last ten years.
Indian Concrete Institute (ICI) chapter activity
Mr. Amit Haridas, delivered his expert talk on "Impact of Temperature on Concrete" on November 3, 2022. Mr. Amit Haridas is founder and Principal Consultant of the company "ConcreteInfo ''. He is actively involved in RMC consulting services and has an extensive knowledge about temperature control in concrete structures. We are also thankful to Mrs Sucheta Kalawar, Secretary ICI Pune who graced the occasion with her presence and guided students of Civil Engineering department.
Interaction with Bentley Education
14 students of Civil 2019-23 batch selected by Godrej Properties for Internship with stipend 25000/- Per month and Pre-placement offer CTC 7 to 8 LPA
Prof. Sagar Kolekar invited to host Engineers Day event organized by Institution of Engineers India
Civil TTC team secured first position in Indian Concrete Institute's National Poster Presentation and won prize money 31000/-
Dr Sayali Apte successfully completed ISO 14001 Lead auditor certification for environmental management system
Dr Sayali Sandbhor , Prof Vaishnavi Dabir and Prof Mugdha Kshirsagar received best paper award at ISHVA 2022
Site Visit to Pune Metro
Team of Students of batch 2019-23 got selected for IFAT University Challenge 2022- Participation
Students Attended 512 Army base workshop site visit
Mr. Saketh Bhartipudi (2019-23) secured first position in Inter Institute Table Tennis championship
Mr. Vinayak Bidawe (2020-24) was part of team securing first position in Inter Institute Table Tennis badminton championship.
Civil Engineering Society of Symbiosis completed 10 years and annual handover ceremony was held on 23rd August 2022
AICTE Amrit Sarovar Internship for 15 students with 2 lakhs funding was successfully completed in given span of 15 days. It included study of Wadhale lake Panvel, site visit, making of 10 posters on given topics and its submission to AICTE as well as Urban Local Body of Panvel.
Civil Department in collaboration with Ferrocement Society of India, conducted handson workshop on application of ferrocement for the Civil Engineering students of 2019-23, 2020-24, 2021-25 batch on 20/09/2022
EMINENT GUEST SPEAKER TECH TALK SERIES AT CIVIL DEPARTMENT
Save Water Awareness campaign at Lavale Village
An awareness drive on the topic "Save Water" was conducted on 13th April'22 as a part of Service Learning for Second Year Civil Engineering. The drive was held at Lavale Village, followed by a visit to the PAVITR Installation in the village.
International Youth and Sustainability Festival ‘22
Symbiosis International (Deemed University) in collaboration with ExploreiT , Climate Reality Project-India and Adar Poonawalla Clean City Initiative organized a two day International Youth and Sustainability Festival (IYSF) on 23rd and 24th April 2022 at Symbiosis Viman Nagar Campus. The festival was inaugurated by eminent personalities including Dr. Kunal Khemnar, Additional Commissioner, Pune Municipal Corporation; Mr. Krishnan Komundur, CEO, Adar Poonawala Clean City Initiative; Mr. Aniruddha Shahapure, Chief Knowledge Officer, Pune Smart City; Dr. Erach Bharucha, Renowned Author and Environmentalist; Dr. Arundhati Warke, Deputy Director Academics- Symbiosis Institute of Technology (SIT), Mr. Shivam. Singh, Founder ExploreiT and Prof. Dr. Kanchan Khare, Head of Civil Engineering Department, SIT. From Symbiosis International (Deemed University), Dr. Shirin Shikalgar, In charge, Service Learning Centre; Prof. Dr. Kanchan Khare and Prof. Mugdha Kshirsagar, Civil Engineering Department organized and coordinated the festival in association with ExploreiT.
The festival gave a platform to young minds to discuss the possible ways to address Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and go carbon neutral by 2030.
6th National Convention on Ferrocement
The 6th National Convention on Ferrocement was jointly organised by the Ferrocement Society (India) and the Civil Department of Symbiosis Institute of Technology (SIT Pune), providing a forum for architects, civil engineers and working professionals across India. The event was available for foreign delegates as well in online mode. Topics discussed in this convention included, but were not limited to, projects, R&D in Precast Ferrocement components, necessity of precast for components, types and techniques for moulds, types of matrix-cement mortar, techniques for precasting and meshes, water conservation, Hybrid or composite construction using ferrocement components, and so on.
Faculty Development Program at Civil Department, SIT
Faculty and Research fellow at the Civil Engineering Department attended One Day faculty Development Program organized by the Civil Engineering Department on 31swt March 2022. It was delivered by Prof. Dr. Uttam Kadam, under the MoU between SIT and DBSKKV, Dapoli. Many collaborative opportunities and future projects were discussed based on “Sustainable Agriculture”
SIT ASCE STUDENTS’ CHAPTER
American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Students’ Chapter at Civil Engineering Department was established in 2021. Since then, the chapter has been very actively organizing various events and participating in various activities held by ASCE.
The core team has put in day and night efforts for more than 7 months in making it happen.
It took more than 100s of concrete mix designs, countless simulations of canoe design and selecting the best out of hundreds of materials based on characteristic properties to finalize the best combination!
6th National Convention on Ferrocement
Civil Engineering Department, SIT is jointly organizing 6th National Convention on Ferrocement from 12th to 14th November 2021 with Ferrocement Society of India.
This "6th National Convention on Ferrocement" with Precast Ferrocement as this year's theme, would be held at Firodiya Auditorium, Bhandarkar Oriental Research Institute, Pune.
Renewal of MoU with Ecosan Services Foundation
MoU of SIT with Ecosan Services Foundation, working in the water, wastewater and sanitation sector, is renewed.
While renewing the MOU, we have extended the scope of the MOU and Symbiosis Community Outreach Programme and Extension (SCOPE) is also now part of this MOU. The lead team from SIT, Prof. Kanchan Khare, Head Civil Engineering along with Mr. Sagar Kolekar, Dr. Shirin from SCOPE visited ESF office and MoU was signed by Dr. Dayanand Panse, Director, Ecosan Services Foundation and Ms. Radhika Borgaonkar, Project Manager, Ecosan Services Foundation.
PAVITR Project Pilot plant funded by European Union and DST- Project Bhoomi Poojan
Bhoomi Poojan of the selected site for the construction work of “Anaerobic System and Constructed Wetland for Waste Water treatment” was done on 8th July 2021 as a tradition to mark the start of the construction activity.
The ritual was held in the presence of Deputy Director Academics Prof. Arundhati Warke along with entire PAVITR team from Civil Engineering Department and other faculty members of the department.
BAI Patron Membership
Civil Engineering Department has been in close connection with Builders' Association of India (BAI).
Proud to share that Symbiosis Institute of Technology is now a Patron Member of BAI!
2000 Watt Smart Cities Certification Project
As a part of the prestigious 2000 Watt Smart Cities certification Project , a kickoff workshop was attended by the project team members from Civil Engineering Department who would be working on the “Smart Building Criteria” along with other Institutions under SIU.
Civil Department, Symbiosis Institute of Technology organized "BIM WEEK", a week long Lecture Series of Industry Experts from 17th May to 21st May 2021!
Glimpses of BIM WEEK
DIPLOMA SUMMER SCHOOL
Hands-on Session on Revit was organized at the department for Civil Diploma students as a part of Two week Summer school program organized by Symbiosis Institute of Technology and was delivered by software expert from our Technology partner EduCADD.
Recent TECH TALKS @ CIVIL
Team of "Sigma Consultants India Pvt Ltd" trained our Techfest Organizers and Participants on 2nd May 2021 for Six Sigma White Belt certification as a token for appreciating their efforts put in smoothly conducting the techfest.
A webinar on "Six Sigma for Optimization" was organized on 7th May 2021 for Third and Final year students between 1 pm to 3 pm. It was delivered by a team of 5 experts from "Sigma Consultants India Pvt Ltd (Sigmacon)" lead by Mrs. Pranita Dange, Director and Mr. Dhananjay Apte, Director at Sigmacon.
Tech talk on “Innovation in Construction” was held on 29th April 2021 delivered by Mr. Prashant Nagalapur, Turner Technical Services.
Tech Talk on “Smart Cities and Urban Planning Perspective” was conducted on 16th May 2021 and delivered by Urban Planning expert Mr. Shiva Kshirsagar.
A talk was delivered by Industry Expert Dr. Asita Dalvi on Geology and Soil mechanics.
Glimpse of Capomaestro 21- TechFest of Civil Engineering Department SIT
Civil Engineering students designed their own website for Tech Fest promotion.
CESS Team planned four major technical events along with 4 fun events. Capomaestro hosted more than 3000 participants for its virtual events. It was a grand success.
The team designed its own Gaming App for Kaun Banega Champion and Uno.