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  • 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. 

    2020 ASCE Presidential Trip to India

    ASCE Executive Director Tom Smith and President Guna Gunalan Visit the New Mumbai Metroline Station Site

    2020 Mumbai Visit - Tom and Guna with Group of Engineers

    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, 2020Mumbai Metroline ConstructionPhoto of new Mumbai metroline station site, including temporary steel truss structure to support water main lines during construction.

    ASCE India Conference 2020

    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."

    2020 ASCE India Conference - Guna at Podium

    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

    2020 ASCE India Conference - Hakim at Podium

    Mayor of Kolkata, Firhad Hakim, addressing over 500 attendees at the 2nd ASCE India Conference; March 2, 2020

    Themes discussed:

    • Smart infrastructure Planning: Energy efficient planning for infrastructure development, ICT for enhancing sustainability and resilience, and Safe and Congestion free Smart Transport systems.
    • Sustainable Management of Water & Environment Systems: Approaches to Sustainable Water Resources Management, Measures for Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience
    • Innovative Materials And Structural Design: Innovative Construction Materials and Technologies, Structure and Soil Dynamics, Ground Improvement Techniques

    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.

    Section Officers

    ASCE India Section

    • President: Sandip Kumar Deb, M.ASCE
    • Secretary: Srirup Mitra, CP, M.ASCE
    • Treasurer: Abhipriya Halder, M.ASCE

    India Section, Eastern Region

    • President: Sudip Kumar Roy, Ph.D., M.ASCE
    • Secretary: Piyali Sengupta, Ph.D., M.ASCE
    • Treasurer: Seeram Madhuri, Ph.D., M.ASCE

    India Section, Northern Region

    • President: Gursharan Jit Singh Rosha, M.ASCE
    • Secretary: Har Amrit Singh Sandhu, A.M.ASCE
    • Treasurer: Sanjeev Kumar Naval, A.M.ASCE

    India Section, Southern Region

    • President: Rajayogan Palanichamy, P.E., CP, F.ASCE
    • Secretary: S. Basil Gnanappa, CPEng, M.ASCE
    • Treasurer: Bharathi Ganesh, A.M.ASCE

    India Section, Western Region

    • President: Ravindra Ringshia, M.ASCE
    • Secretary: Yasser Fatehi, P.E., M.ASCE
    • Treasurer: Hiten Mahimtura, P.E., M.ASCE

    ASCE India Conference 2017

    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 proceedings are now available in the ASCE Library in two volumes.


    • Contact the ASCE India International Section.