Techincal Campus, School of Engineering, Kalamassery, Ernakulam, Kochi, Kerala, India

Talk on ‘Recent Advancements in Concrete Technology’

Technical talk on ‘Recent Advancements in Concrete Technology ‘was held at AISAT Seminar hall on 27-9-2013 for Civil Engineering students. Dr.Babu T Jose (Director, AISAT), Fr.Clement Valluvassery, (Manager, AISAT), Dr. N V Nayak, (Principal Advisor Gammon India ) were present on the dais. Prof.Anitha G Pillai, Head –Department of Civil Engineering, AISAT welcomed the gathering.Dr.N.V Nayak delivered the lecture.In his lecture he emphasized the need of producing sustainable and durable concrete.Today due to uncontrolled use of Concrete, Carbon dioxide is produced in a hazardous way. To limit this, Carbon negative cement should be made by adding secondary cementing materials such as Fly ash, GGBS, Metakaoline etc. It is also todays need to produce impermeable concrete to make the concrete durable.Ms.Liji Anna Mathew, Assistant Professor, Civil Department proposed the vote of Thanks.

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