Established in 1988, the ASCE India International Section is made up of more than 4500 members. The India Section is divided into four Regions (East, West, North, and South) which operate under a central body of ASCE-IS which has representations from all 4 Regions.
The ASCE India Section, in collaboration with the Institution of Engineers (India) (IEI), and the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (IIT Delhi) organized the first ASCE India Conference: Urbanization Challenges in Emerging Economies.
The conference took place at IIT Delhi on December 12–14, 2017, and featured seven technical tracks and plenary and keynote speakers from the leadership of government and industry.
Topics covered a broad array of infrastructure challenges being faced due to the rapid expansion of major metropolitan areas in emerging economies. Professionals from all over the world involved in meeting these challenges and developing resilient sustainable cities and infrastructure found this conference a home to conduct policy, technical, and scientific discussions and exchanges.
Satish Kumar Vij, M.ASCE
Arif Ali Siddiqui, CP, M.ASCE
Ibad Rahman, A.M.ASCE