On 23rd and 24th June, 2022, the Dept. of Civil Engineering successfully organized a 2- days National Conference on ‘Advanced Trends in Engineering and Sustainable Innovations’. The conference was inaugurated by Dr. Ayoob S., Pro-Vice Chancellor, APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University. The function was presided over by the Principal, Dr. Shaji Mohan B., Er. Abyin Ampadiyil, Managing Director, SNIT Adoor, lighted the lamp commemorating Sir M. Visvesvarayya. Dr. B. Sunil Kumar (Director, IIIC, Chavara) delivered the keynote address. The inauguration ceremony was blessed with the presence of Dr. P. G. Bhaskaran Nair (Former P.G. Dean, SNIT Adoor & Principal NSS College of Engineering, Palakkad). Dr. Sunil Kumar N. (Professor & Head, Dept. of Civil Engineering, Cochin University College of Engineering, Kuttanad), Dr. Keshav Mohan (Academic Chairman SNIT Adoor), Dr. M. D. Sreekumar (Vice-Principal, SNIT Adoor), Prof. N. Radhakrishnan Nair (Academic Co-ordinator, SNIT Adoor) felicitated. Ms. Lekshmi Priya R., the co-ordinator of the conference gave vote-of-thanks.
During the day, conference participants had the opportunity to discuss topics and develop recommendations. Various topics in Civil as well as Mechanical Engineering were presented in the conference. Among the 36 projects presented in the conference, the project- ‘Retention of Iron Oxide Using Oil Palm Fibre Amended Red Soil-Bentonite Landfill Liner’ presented by Ms. Aishwarya A., P.G. student, Marian College of Engineering, Trivandrum, was selected as the best paper. All the participants were given certificates of participation in the valedictory function by Dr. Sunil Kumar N., Dr. Hridya P. (Scientist, CIDRIE, Muthoot Institute of Technology and Science and Dr. Kishore P. (Director, Habilete Learning Solutions).