The Department of Civil Engineering, School of Engineering & Technology, Adamas University organized an Expert Talk Series in the month of February-March 2021 to inculcate students to enhance their knowledge, skills and attitude. The set forth expert talk series have been bridged the gap between academic curriculum and industry requirements. The introductory lecture was delivered by Mr. Bandipally Sandip, IIT Madras, Geotech Expert, Hyderabad on “Characterization of Lime Treated Soil” on 26.02.2021. He discussed on the strength enhancement of expansive soil by lime treatment. Mr. Shibajee Sutar, NIT Agartala, Structural Expert, Hyderabad deliberated on the behaviour of structures under seismic loading and its design consideration. In the third lecture Mr. Kavin Kumar Chinnaasamy, Research Scholar, NIT Warangal, Telangana expressed his views on Geohazards and its character analysis on 03.03.2021.

The fourth and sixth lectures aimed to enrich our students’ personality development and interview skills, Mr. A. Raqib Hussain, Career Consultant & Life Skills Coach, University of Technology and Applied Sciences, Nizwa, Sultanate of Oman and  Mr. Praveenkumar Raja, Director, Placement & Corporate Relations, Jayram Group of Institutions, Tamilnadu shared their experience and enlighten the students on placement process and global career opportunities.

The fifth and seventh lectures specifically addressed on construction industry operational requirements, Mr. Pradheep Muthu, Head, Quality Assurance & Quality Control, Western Bainoona Group, Kingdom of Bahrain explicitly shared his experience quality management in construction process in gulf countries on 12, March 2021. Mr. Nishant A. Nair, & Ms. K. Athira, Kerala based Construction Experts, shared their views on reutilization of construction and demolition wastes in concrete and guided students on green and sustainable technology on        13, March 2021. This expert talk series laid the pathway to the students to face the interview and competitive examinations. The talk series was convened by Prof. (Dr.) T. Senthil Vadivel and coordinated by Mr. Tridib Pramanik, Mr. Bidhan Ghosh and Mr. Santanu Haldar of Civil Engineering, SOET, Adamas University.