Established in 1988, the ASCE India International Section (ASCE-IS) is made up of more than 8000 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.
ASCE is one of the three founding organizations of the Asian Civil Engineering Coordinating Council (ACECC) , together with the Japan Society of Civil Engineers (JSCE) and the Philippine Institute of Civil Engineers (PICE). ACECC now has 14 organizational members with JSCE providing the permanent secretariat to the Council.
ACECC organizes the Civil Engineering Conference in the Asian Region (CECAR) , which is held every three years in one of the 14 countries participating in ACECC. CECAR 9 will be held in Goa, India on September 21-23, 2022.
President Guna Gunalan, Tom Smith and Elias Sayah, Region 10 Director, and Ravindra Ringshia, with others attending the site visit to the Mumbai Metro construction site. The Mumbai Metro system is an urban Mass Rapid Transit System (MRTS) serving Maharashtra’s capital.
Mayor of Kolkata, Firhad Hakim, addressing over 500 attendees at the 2nd ASCE India Conference; March 2, 2020Photo of new Mumbai metroline station site, including temporary steel truss structure to support water main lines during construction.
March 2–4, 2020 |
Novatel Hotel | Kolkata, India
The ASCE India Section in partnership with the Institution of Engineers (India) hosted the
Second ASCE India Conference with the theme "Challenges of Resilient and Sustainable
Infrastructure Development in Emerging Economies."
ASCE President Gunalan delivers the keynote address at the 2nd ASCE India Conference. Behind him are Kolkata Mayor Firhad Hakim, US Consulate General Patti Hoffman, AECOM Sr VP Dr. GVR Raju, and ASCE India Section President Sandip Kumar Deb; March 2, 2020
Mayor of Kolkata, Firhad Hakim, addressing over 500 attendees at the 2nd ASCE India Conference; March 2, 2020
The conference featured innovative plenary sessions, memorial lectures, industry presentations and oral/poster presentations from distinguished scientists, engineers, and young research scientists from across the globe.
The ASCE Student Chapter Webinar Series is a collection of ~3-minute webinar videos on various topics relating to ASCE Student Chapters. New webinar videos are added frequently. This webinar series is ideal for Student Chapter officers who are unable to attend the Workshop for Student Chapter Leaders (especially those in Region 10).
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