Indian Concrete Institute Kochi Centre in association with ICI Student Chapter of Albertian Institute of Science & Technology, Kalamassery organized a technical talk on ‘Recent Innovations in Civil Engineering’ on 21st February,2019. Ms. Deva Priya S, Student coordinator welcomed the gathering. Dr. Anil Joseph, Vice Chairman, ICI Kochi Centre who has a vast experience in structural and geotechnical consultancy delivered the talk. He enlightened the students with the technologies which are upcoming and which will be a boom in the years ahead in the field of Civil engineering. The talk was enriched through video presentations in which he explained how Drones, Robots, Building Information Modelling etc. is going to conquer the construction field. He could initiate a trigger in each and every student by giving emphasis  on ‘learn from our mistakes’  .Quoting the example of leaning tower of Pisa he urged the students that  “as engineers, we have a  tendency to make mistakes  and if these mistakes can  be turned into lessons not just for us but also for  the benefit  of all fellow engineers, then  Indian Engineers can make unbeatable innovations in the field of Civil Engineering. Following this Er. M.A. Joseph, Chairman, ICI Kochi Centre addressed the gathering.

ICI Kochi centre also recognized meritorious ICI Student members from second, third and final year by distributing prizes during the session.

Final year- I position: Gibina Jamal , II position: Reethu Mary , III position: Andrea Babu

3rd Year – I position: Aldia Dcruz, II position: Akhila T Das, III position: Anjana A

2nd Year – I position: Daisy Manuel, II position: Tini Job, III position: Amrutha A.J

Prof. Paul Ansel V, Vice Principal, AISAT felicitated the speaker. Dr. Elson John, Secretary, ICI Kochi, Assoc.Prof.Liji Anna Mathew, Treasurer ,ICI Kochi Centre, Dr .Job Thomas, Exec. Member, ICI Kochi Centre also interacted with the students. All ICI student chapter members and faculty attended the session. ICI Student Chapter faculty coordinators Asst.Prof. Benet Amal Jyoti Engineering College, Kanjirapally and Asst.Prof. Rinu Achison, Federal Institute of Science & Technology, Mookkannoor also attended the technical talk session. Ms. Sifna P A, Student Coordinator proposed vote of thanks.