Students of B.E.Sem (IVth) Civil, Jaydip Chauhan, Arpit Datla & Mohit Bathvar, secured 2nd Runner up prize and Trophy under the mentorship of Prof.Poonam I. Modi, in the “Sparkling Star” contest organized by Ultratech Pvt. Ltd on 12th March’19.
The Applied Mechanics Department scheduled, organized & successfully conducted a training program entitled “ Analysis and Design of Structures Using STAAD.Pro Software” between 11th – 15th March’19 , under the aegis of “Finishing School Advanced Training of Trainers Programme”, jointly organized by GKS & LDCE under the guidance of Principal sir and Dr. M.B.Dholakia Programme Coordinator).
Prof P.G.Patel was the Main Coordinator and Prof. C.D.Patel (Co-coordinator) from the Applied Mechanics Department. A total of 23 participants from various Degree Engineering colleges across the state had participated in this training programme.
The expert lecture during the training were delivered by the stalwarts like Dr.B.J.Shah, Prof.P.G.Patel, Prof.C.D.Patel. Every single lecture was followed by a hands on session, which made the training all the more effective.
Charmy Joshi student of M.E Sem (IVth) Geo-tech, was conferred the “IACMAG Mastrs Research Award” in International IACMAG Symposium organized by IIT-GN on 5-7th March’19.
•Dhruv Trivedi, Sugam Thakkar & Dashrath Mistri, the students of B.E. Civil VIIIth Sem (Batch 2016) bagged 2nd prize and were awarded cheque of Rs.7000/- for their SSIP project carried out under the mentorship of Prof. Poonam I. Modi.
These students were felicitated in the event entitled “Innovathon Boot Camp” organized by I.C department on 14.6.2019. On the same day, Dr.Manish V.Shah ( SSIP Co-ordinator of AMD) was also conferred trophy.
Students of B.E. Sem (VIIIth), Abhijeet Panchal, Drashti Shah, Het Modi & Kina Shah were conferred the Second Runner Up prize with a cash prize of Rs.21,000, in the National Level Competiton INSDAG held at Kolkatta for designing “ A remarkable Steel Intensive Innovative Car Service Station”. The competition was scheduled on 15-16th Feb’2019. 83 colleges had participated on PAN India level, out of which 18 temas were shortlisted for final round. The team from our department, who was mentored by Prof. C.D.Patel, ranked third amongst the top 18 teams.
An expert talk on “Innovations in Concrete” was arranged on 7.2.19, for the students of B.E. Civil (Sem IV). The talk was delivered Mr.Birjeet Kumar
(Marketing Manager of RMC Pvt Ltd) – a division of Prism Cement. The lecture was informative as it helped the students to know about all the latest types of innovation in material of concrete along with its relevant applications.
Under GIDM-LDCE MoU, a training program via virtual classroom on “Orientation to the Principles of Disaster Risk Management-Understanding Risks” for Faculties, Staff and Students of LDCE was organized by Applied Mechanics Department on 1st February 2019. More than 100 students and faculty members have attended the programme.
21st ISTE National student convention-2019 was held on 29th & 30th January, 2019, Applied mechanics department of LDCE had organized competitions on Photography, Quiz, Idea Presentation , Creative charts and Demonstration of concepts of structural engineering using models which aimed to inspire innovative thinking in the various fields of structure design and analysis in which about 250 students had participated. L.D. students bagged up 3rd runners up prizes in Demonstration of concepts of structural engineering using models event , 2nd runners up prizes in, idea presentation and Quiz events and first prize in Creative Charts.
An expert lecture was arranged on 5.1.19 on Real Estate (Regulation & Development Act). The lecture was delivered by Dr. Vatsal S. Patel, Technical Officer, RERA, Gandhinagar. The lecture was well attended by all the students of B.E.(Civil) & M.E and faculty members of both the Civil & Applied Mechanics Department. The session was quite interactive and the speaker Dr.Vatsal Patel answered all the queries posed to him related to the RERA.
Applied Mechanics Department with support of SSIP, Gujarat Cell, LDCE organized an Motivational Talk on “Entrepreneurship Opportunities in Civil Engineering” by expert speaker Shri Rakesh H. Shah, Managing Director, S3M Design Consultants LLP, Ahmedabad as a part of SSIP awareness program on 29th Sept 2018, VS Hall, AMD. More than 118 students of 3rd &5th Sem Civil Engg attended the program along with faculties. The program was coordinated by Dr.M.V. Shah & Prof.P.J. Mehta.