The department of Applied Mechanics of L.D. College of Engineering in coordination with GEC Modasa successfully organized 5-Days (One Week) Inter-disciplinary Short term Online Training Programme (STTP) On “Disaster Management and Resilience Building” from 1st August to 5th August 2022.
Eminent Speakers were, Dr. Surya Prakash Gupta(NIDM), Dr. C.V.R.Murty(IITM), Dr. P.K.Garg(IITR), Dr. Hemant B. Kaushik(IIT Guwahati), Dr. Arindam Dey(IIT Guwahati), Dr. P.K.Joshi (JNU), Dr. S.M.Yadav (SVNIT), Prof. Manorama Mohanty(IMD), Dr. V.M.Patel(UVPCE), Dr. Kamlesh Upadhyay(Dean Civil Hospital Ahmedabad), Dr. Santosh Kumar (ISR), Dr. C.S.Sanghvi(GECM), Dr. Repaul Kanji(GIDM), Mr. Himalay Kotadiya(GIDM). Shri. P.K.Taneja, Director General, Gujarat Institute of Disaster Mangement has graced the Valedictory function as Chief Guest. There were total 73 participants form different institutes/organization in the mentioned STTP. Following are the few photographs of the STTP.
MoU was signed between LDCE and Dimsoln Technology LLP,Mumbai to promote continuous interaction between the Industry and Institute. Dimsoln Techology LLP is engaed in promoting of foundation design software, research, design and development consultancy in field of structural engineering and geotechnical enginering. The MoU was signed by Dr.Gopal Tank (HoD, Applied Mechanics) and Mr.Bhavesh Vadgama ( Business Head-India and ASPAC, Dimsoln Technology)
As a part of the Platinum Jubilee Celebration of L.D.College of Engineering, an event entitled “Safar – Journey to Success” was organized on 21stJune’2022. The event was jointly organized by Civil engg and Applied Mechanics department. The illustrious alumni who were invited for sharing their Success journey included Mr.Rakesh Mehta ( Managing Director, Saunrachna Structon Pvt. Ltd), Mr.Jayesh Gandhi ( Chief Engineer, R&B dept, GoG), Mr.Jignesh Gandhi ( Managing Director, CASAD consultants Pvt. Ltd.) & Mr.Vijay Shah (Real Estate Developers, M/S Vijay Shah). All the invited Alumni shared their experience of having studied at their Alma-mater. They shared their journey of growth and perseverance with students and faculty members of both the departments. The stalwarts motivated students to feel proud of this Profession of Civil Engineering and also taught them important tenets of life such as Clear and sound concepts, Hard work, Zeal, Courage, Determination & effective Communication skills as attributes to be embraced to grow in life.
The department of Applied Mechanics of L.D. College of Engineering successfully organized 5-Days (One Week) Online Short Term Training Programme (STTP) On “Design of Confined Masonry Buildings for Earthquake Disaster Risk Mitigation in India” under the aegis of Global Initiative of Academic Networks (GIAN) Scheduled from 6th June to 10th June 2022. The training was approved by DTE and Sponsored by GIAN.
Dr Svetlana Brzev, Professor at British Columbia University, Canada delivered Session as an expert foreign faculty besides other speakers. The training first of its kind under the banner of GIAN was well attended by about more than 200 number of participants. The Inaugural session was graced by presence of Principal Madam Dr.Rajul K. Gajjar and Dr.M.C.Chudasama was present in the Inaugural session as the Institute Coordinator for GIAN initiative. The valedictory session was chaired by Dr.B.J.Shah ( Principal, GEC, Modasa). The entire STTP was well coordinated by Prof.Ashwin G.Hansora and Prof.C.D.Patel under the able guidance of the Convener of the STTP Major.Dr.C.S.Sanghvi ( HoD, Applied Mechanics Dept, GEC Modasa).
KAIZEN is a term end event for the Final year students. This event is organized in form of a "Open House" wherein students present their Project works to the external jury members. This time GTU had come up with the concept of "Internship". Under this scheme, the students or department had to contact relevant Industries where students had to work as Interns for a period of 12 weeks. At the end of the said tenure, the students have to produce the output in form of Comprehensive report and Poster and few other allied documents such as Daily log book ,Attendance sheet etc.
KAIZEN is an event where students presented their Internship work to the Jury members invited from Industry. The final year internship projects were distributed for evaluation between the Civil engg dept and Applied Mechanics Dept. Out of 49 Internship projects under the preview of Applied Mechanics, 20 projects were internally shortlisted to be present before the Jury Members on 22nd April'2022.
Eminent experts were invited as jury members of the event. One of the jury members was Mr. Shreyaans Doshi, Owner, Swetraj Group and another jury members was Mr. Sandip Patel, Dy. Executive Engineern, Gandhinagar Urban Development Authority, Gandhinagar.
The top two projects as evaluated by Jury were felicitated by H'ble Education Minister on 27thApril'22 in a grand event organized by the Institute.
A detailed report of the entire event is attached herewith.
West Zone Champions
Institute of Steel Development and Growth (INSDAG) is organizing prestigious NATIONAL LEVEL DESIGN COMPETITION FOR STUDENTS 2021. They select four teams from each zone. This is matter of pride that all 4 teams qualified are from West zone are from LD College of Engineering...
The competition demanded every team to design "An Open Air Theatre".
LDCE teams comprising of final year Civil Engineering students and mentored by Prof. C.D. Patel (AMD). Teams LDCE had dominated the competition by securing all four positions by healthy margin compared to other renowned colleges/universities of West zone. These teams became West Zone Winners. Later on 2 of the teams also bagged the Runner ups position in the Final Round. It is a matter of pride for the departments as students won accolades in a National Level event of high order.
A Patent entitled " Sand-Free Unfired bricks and manufacturing method therof" granted for 20 years on 26.7.21 to Prof.Poonam I. Modi & Dr.Rajul K. Gajjar by Intellectual Property India, GoI, Patent office, with Patent No 372690 for the term of 20 years from the 19th day of June 2019.
Manthan Patel, Student of B.E. Sem VIIth was declared the Zonal Champion from West Zone in the Ultra Tech India Next Stimulus – an exclusive quiz competition designed for the Civil Engineering students across India by Ultra Tech Pvt. Ltd. This year quiz had participation from 492 institutes, with over 2000 students from 22 states and 4 Union Territories. Quiz was conducted digitally at various levels with the Zonal and the Final rounds as most crucial. Manthan Patel turned out to be Zonal Champion under the guidance of Prof.C.D.Patel.
Aditya Pal & Monit Pal, students of the 3rd Year Civil Engineering , secured 1st Runner up Position in “ National Level Event ICI National Concrete Quizathon on 26th – 28th Feb’2021” organized by Department of Civil Engineering and Indian Concrete Institute Students Chapter, Nirma University in association with Nuvoco Vistas Corp Ltd. Prof.Poonam I. Modi had mentored all the students. Out of 134 teams from across India had participated out of which 9 teams from department had qualified the Eliminator Round to enter into the Qualifier round. 5 out of these 9 teams made to the Final Round.
Aditya Pal, Shruti Tripathi & Dhraiya Chavda got 1st Runner up position in Sparkling Star contest finale held on 27th March 2021. The students bagged The contest is organized by Ultra-tech Pvt. Ltd. Out of 3 teams which had participated in contest held in offline mode on 8th & 9th March’2021, 2 teams were shortlisted for the finale round. Prof.Poonam I. Modi had mentored all the 3 teams.