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.