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  • राष्ट्रीय प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान जमशेदपुर
  • National Institute of Technology Jamshedpur
  • An Institution of National importance under MHRD, Government of India

National Workshop on Recent Advances in Civil Engineering (RACE-2017)

About RACE – 2017

TEQIP-II sponsored 3 day National Workshop on “Recent Advances in Civil Engineering (RACE-2017) to be hosted by the Department of Civil Engineering, National Institute of Technology (NIT) Jamshedpur is intended to assist the students, researchers and professionals mainly from academic institutions, field engineers, scientific organizations, roads and building works departments, PWD, consultancy agencies, constructing companies, water resources and irrigation departments, groundwater and public health departments and other agencies of Indian country to share their knowledge and to develop mutual training and research activities. This intensive 3 day national workshop provides the theoretical information and practical hands-on training on recent advances in Civil Engineering with an emphasis on the emerging trends in the major field specializations such as: Geotechnical Engineering, Structural Engineering, Integrated Water Resources and Environmental Management and Transportation Engineering. The recent advances in experimental and computational methods in the various areas of Civil Engineering are going to be addressed comprehensively by the eminent experts in this workshop.


The workshop will focus on fundamental principles that underlie current and anticipated developments and research scope in Civil Engineering.

The objectives of the workshop are to:

  • Document current development in the field and capture visions for future research
  • Identify gaps and needs, as well as applications that hold the greatest potential for impact


The participants will learn the basics of the following technical areas:

  • Ground improvement techniques; Soil dynamics and earthquake engineering; Earth and water retaining structures; Fire resisting structures; Advances in concrete technology; Geosynthetics & Natural fiber; Traffic theory for Intelligent Transportation System (ITS); Impacts of climate change on the water environment and responses; Integrated hydrological and river modelling; Recent advances in computational methods for optimal management of water resources systems; SAP, HEC-RAS, SWAT, MIKE11 model applications


The registration form, complete in all respects, duly forwarded by the Head of the Institute/Department accompanied by demand draft of requisite amount and covering letter should reach on or before February 28, 2017.

Registration fee:

Academic Participants/

Industry Professionals/Other : Rs. 2000/-

Students : Rs. 500/-

The course registration fee is to be paid by DD (issued from any nationalized bank) in favour of Director, NIT Jamshedpur Payable at SBI NIT Branch (Code: 1882), Jamshedpur.

Workshop dates: March 02-04th 2017

Venue: Conference Hall, Computer Centre

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