Universities to compete in civil engineering design and construction competitions
Regional Competition Winners Advance to Compete in the ASCE Civil Engineering Student Championships in June at University of Wisconsin-Platteville
Reston, Va. – The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) 2023 India Student Symposium was hosted by KPR Institute of Engineering and Technology March 28 – March 29, 2023 in a virtual setting. At the event, 75 civil engineering students from 13 universities in India put their academic and project management knowledge to the test, participating in annual Society-wide competitions including the ASCE Sustainable Solutions Competition – Envisioning a New Downtown, and the ASCE Innovation Contest. The Bannari Amman Institute of Technology team won the ASCE Sustainable Solutions Competition, where students are tasked with using sustainable practices to transform a fictional area into a gathering place for a community.
The Bannari Amman Institute of Technology team also won the ASCE Innovation Contest, where teams are challenged to develop an innovation that addresses the following three ASCE Report Card categories: Drinking Water, Energy, and Roads.
The Bannari Amman Institute of Technology team has qualified to compete at the Society-wide finals as part of the ASCE Civil Engineering Student Championships June 10-12 at University of Wisconsin-Platteville in Platteville, WI.
"Congratulations to all the winners of the India ASCE Student Symposia competitions," said Maria Lehman, P.E., President of ASCE. "Even in a virtual format, these students managed to demonstrate their skills in teamwork and critical thinking that will be crucial to their success as civil engineers. We hope they continue to excel in the Society-wide competitions in June."
The ASCE Civil Engineering Student Championships is organized by ASCE and hosted annually by a university student chapter, thanks in part to funds provided by the ASCE Foundation.
The following schools were represented at the ASCE India Student Symposium:
- (Mohan Babu) Sree Vidyanikethan Engineering College
- Bannari Amman Institute of Technology
- BS Abdur Rahman University
- D.Y. Patil Institute of Engineering and Technology
- Federal Institute of Science and Technology
- KPR Institute of Engineering and Technology
- Mar Baselios College of Engineering & Technology
- Mukesh Patel School of Technology Management & Engineering
- Rashtreeya Vidyalaya College of Engineering
- Saintgits College of Engineering
- SRM Institute of Science and Technology
- Symbiosis Institute of Technology
- Thakur College of Engineering and Technology
About the American Society of Civil Engineers
Founded in 1852, the American Society of Civil Engineers represents more than 150,000 civil engineers worldwide and is America's oldest national engineering society. ASCE works to raise awareness of the need to maintain and modernize the nation's infrastructure using sustainable and resilient practices, advocates for increasing and optimizing investment in infrastructure, and improve engineering knowledge and competency. For more information, visit www.asce.org or www.infrastructurereportcard.org and follow us on Twitter, @ASCETweets and @ASCEGovRel.