International Conference on Trends and Recent Advances in Civil Engg. (TRACE – 2016)
About the Conference
This technical conference aims at providing a platform for industry experts, academia and students for discussion on technological advancements and current trends in civil engineering arena at global context. TRACE 2016 will bring together both researchers and practitioners from diverse fields. The scope of the conference is to give emphasis on the tremendous advances in civil engineering, combined with the rapid evolution in areas encompassing construction & building design, infrastructure planning, structural engineering, transportation engineering and water resources engineering. The details of the TRACE 2016 is present on website http://amity.edu/trace .
The genesis of TRACE dates back to February 2011. Since then the department of civil engineering, ASET has successfully hosted 3 editions of the national conference TRACE. This conference has witnessed participation from top government officials, industrialist, academicians, researchers and most importantly students across country. Some glimpses of past conference:
Year 2011: The first edition of TRACE was hosted on 27th-28th Feb, 2011 and most of civil engineering areas including smart structures, composite materials, green building, structural health monitoring, GIS and remote sensing were the focus area of the conference. The conference was sponsored by GROHE, Johnson Lifts, and Rathee Steels. The guest of honors included Dr. Kunal Banerjee, President, M3M India Ltd, Dr. S Gangopadhay, Director, Central Road Research Institute, . P. N. Subramaniam, Chief Executive, L& T, Gulf Pvt Ltd, . Nimish Gupta, COO, Vipul Modern Buildcon Pvt Ltd, Dr. Gopal Dhawan, Executive Director (Geotechnical), National Hydroelectric Power Corporation, and Dr. P. R. Swarup, Director General, Construction Industry Development Council (CIDC). Some of the prominent speakers at conference were Mr. Maj Gen R C Padhi, Dy Director, General Military Survey, Dr. Sanjay Rana, Director, Parsan Overseas Pvt. Ltd., Mr. Samuel Jacob, GM, Johnson Lifts Pvt. Ltd., Mr A K Pathak, GM, Jaiprakash Associates Infrastructure Ltd, Mr. Ajay Kr., GM, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd Mr H O Gupta, Chief Structural Consultant, Computer Integrated Engineering Services (CIES), Mr. Ajay Kr., GM, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd.
Year 2012: The second edition of TRACE was hosted on 27th Sept, 2012. The focus of the conference was smart structures, composite materials, modern construction equipment & practices, innovative housing design and technologies, and construction industry & information technology. The conference was sponsored by Ambience, Varindera Constructions Limited, G Tech Splicing Private Limited, Sahni Pipes Private Limited, A M R Infratech and A K Builders. It witnessed participation from research organisation like CSIR, CRRI and industry experts from NTPC, EPIL, Era Landmarks Ltd., MAGPIE, BILTECH, G.Tech Splicing Pvt. Ltd. A conference proceedings with 17 selected papers were compiled and released as part of inaugural function. The papers were presented by authors from Delhi Technological University, Raipur Institute of Technology, JUIT, Wakhnaghat, Galgotial University and many more. Important guest list included Dr. S.P.S Bakshi, Chairman & Managing Director, EPIL, Dr. B. Bhattacharjee, Professor, IIT Delhi; Mr C S Prasad, Former DG CPWD, Senior VP, Indian Building Congress.
Year 2014: The third edition of TRACE was hosted on 16th Oct, 2014. New areas like significance of nanotechnology, impact of industrialization on environment, green and clean technologies, repair and retrofitting and environmental modelling was added to the topics of conference. J K Cement was the lead sponsor of the conference. The guest of honors included Dr. S.P.S. Bakshi, Chairman & Managing Director Engineers Project India Ltd. (EPIL),President, IBC., Mr. Arvind Arora,Indian Defence Service of Engineers (IDSE), Director General, Military Engineering Services, Ministry of Defence, Army Head Quarters, E-in-C’s Branch, New Delhi,Dr. Chandan Ghosh, Professor & Head, National Institute of Disaster Management, Mr. K.B.Rajoria, Advisor, Indian Building Congress(IBC), Former E-in-C, PWD, Delhi, Mr.C.S. Prasad, Former Director General, CPWD, Prof. (Dr.) D. Goldar, Former Director, Delhi College of Engineering(DCE). A conference proceedings consisting of 18 selected papers were published. The author presented papers in the area of structural analysis, new materials, structural health monitoring, travel demand model, underground construction technology and many more.