Expert Lecture on “Trench less pipeline renewal and construction”
By Dr. Declan Downey, Ex. ISTT Chair¬man and Environment Manager, Trenchless Opportunities Ltd., UK at IIT Delhi on July 24th 2013
The lecture was conducted in association with Indian Institute of Technology Delhi at the Department of Civil Engineering on July 24th. Mr. Pradeep K Gupta, CEO, Emmar MGF has graced the occasion as chief guest. The talk was attended by many eminent faculty of liT Delhi and members from Delhi.
The lecture was well received and concluded with a very interactive Question & Answer session followed by the vote of thanks by Mr Satish Vij President ASCE IS NR.
Dr. Declan Downey Visit July 24th 2013
ASCE IS NR organized a technical lecture of Dr. Declan Downey at Civil Engineering Department, IIT Delhi on July 24th 2013 on Trenchless technology for renewal of sewerage and drainage system.
Mr. S K Vij, President ASCE IS NR and Mr. Arif Siddiqui Secretary ASCE IS NR and Dr. A K Keshari, Professor IIT Delhi and ASCE Core committee member were key in organizing this program.
Mr. Pradeep Gupta, CEO EMMAR MGF was Chief Guest for the evening and Dr. A K Keshari, Professor liT Delhi moderated the ses¬sion. Dr. Arvind Jain, Head of Civil Engineering Department was also present during the lecture session.
Dr. A K Keshari welcomed all the attendees and the chief guest. Dr. Arvind Jain briefed the gathering about the liT Delhi. Mr. S K Vij, President North Region, briefed the students and the faculty members about the ASCE IS NR activities and the plan for opening the student chapter at IIT Delhi.
Dr. Downey explained the students about the trenchless technology and it’s applications. He also discussed some case studies of drainage renewal projects of New York. It was first time many of the students came across to this technology and interacted well with Dr. Downey to make there understanding clear.
Mr. Pradeep Gupta, Chief Guest addressed the students at the end of the session.