International Conference on Global Environmental Changes And Sustainable Development

4th & 5th April 2018



Vel Tech offers UG, PG and Ph.D. programmes in both Engineering and Management. The Institution has made distinctive progress since the founding in 1997, by adopting the unique and trending educational methodologies. Vel Tech is the first member from India to be part of CDIO, an innovative educational framework for producing the next generation of engineers. Vel Tech has been recognised as the Best Engineering Institution and ranked as First in India and 74th in the world by Times Higher Education World Young University Ranking 2016-2017 and 43rd in Asia by Times Higher Education Asia University Ranking 2017. The TBI(Technology Business Incubator) of Vel Tech is recognized as the Center of Excellence under NIDHI by the Government of India.


The School of Mechanical and Construction is one of the pioneering School with 4 departments such as Mechanical, Automobile, Aeronautical and Civil. The Prime focus of the School is to:

  • Impart progressive and Quality learning techniques
  • Encourage Research and projects that contribute to active learning
  • Leverage International collaborations and Industry Integration to deliver global exposure.
  • Students of the School consistently participate and win awards in International Events.
  • Students & faculty work on cutting edge projects in MBDA missile system, ISRO, Ashok Leyland and Bosh.


The Department of Civil Engineering was established in 2009 with an aim of promoting high quality education.The academic activities of the department emphasizes deep understanding of fundamental principles, creative ability to handle the challenges and the analytical ability to solve the problems of civil and interdisciplinary domains.The Department currently offers two B. Tech programmes in Civil Engineering (collaborated with National Ilan University, Taiwan) and Civionics, and four M. Tech programme in Structural Engineering, Construction Engineering and Management,Environmental Engineering and Geotechnical Engineering. The department also offers Ph.D. programmes in all areas.The department has well experienced faculty members with Ph. Ds and also members in various professional societies. The department is doing many consultancy and Research works.


ICGECSD-18 offers a unique opportunity to all students,researchers and practicing engineers to share their advances and knowledge in global environmental changes and sustainable development in Civil Engineering. ICGECSD-18 provides an excellent platform for academicians, researchers and industrialist to discuss various issues in civil engineering. This conference will facilitate in fostering close relationship among researchers and facilitate for strengthening their domain knowledge and field of research.

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The soft copy of the manuscripts (pdf file) shall be submitted through email at


The full length research manuscripts should not exceed eight pages and prepared in IEEE double column format. Further the manuscripts should contain the name of the corresponding author with e-mail id,mobile no. and affiliation of authors. The manuscripts should contribute original research ideas,development areas,result analysis,research based nding, etc.the manuscript should not have under-gone reviews for any publication earlier. The authors are requested to mention their domain name in the first page of paper.

The accepted and registered manuscripts after review will be published in the conferences proceedings with ISBN Number.
Depending upon the recommendations received from the reviewers the papers will be published in recommended journal.


CategoryFull Length PaperIntimation of Paper AcceptanceRegistration
Early Bird01st Mar, 201805th Mar, 201810th Mar, 2018
Regular10th Mar, 201815th Mar, 201820th Mar, 2018
Late20th Mar, 201825th Mar, 201830th Mar, 2018


CategoryEarly Bird 10th Mar, 2018 in Rs.Regular 25th Mar,2018 in Rs.Late 25th Mar,2018 in Rs.
Academic / Industry125013501450
Research Scholars100011001200
PG Students90010001100
UG Student750850950
Foreign Authors$75$100$125

*For three authors only. Any additional author `500 extra.

The registration fee is to be paid by Demand Draft drawn in favor of “Vel Tech Rangarajan Dr. Sagunthala R&D Institute of Science and Technology” Payable at Chennai.


Prof. Dr. Beela Satyanarayana
Vice Chancellor

Prof. Dr. U. Chandrasekhar
Pro-Vice Chancellor

Prof. Dr. E. Kannan

Prof. Dr. E. B. Perumal Pillai
Director – HRDC

Prof. Dr. S. Suppiah


Prof. Dr. A. Koteswara Rao Anne
Director – Academics
Prof. Dr.A. Abudhahir
Director – IQAC
Prof. Dr. P. Sarasu
Director – Industry Relations
Prof. Dr. Gowthaman Swaminathan
Director – Research & Development
Prof. Dr.V. Parthasarathy
Director – Campus to Corporate
Dr. S. Sivaperumal
Director – International Relations.

Prof. Dr. A. T. Ravichandran
Dean – SoMC


Prof Dr. Fauziah AhmadProfessor – School of Civil EngineeringUniversiti Sains Malaysia. Malaysia.
Prof. Dr. Meor Othman HamzahProfessor – School of Civil EngineeringUniversiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia.
Prof. Su-Ling Fan (Laura)ProfessorTankang University, Taiwan
Prof. Avdhesh K. TyagiProfessorOklahoma State University, USA
Prof. Dr. P.K. MishraProfessorCalifornia State University, Fullerton, USA
Dr. Shen-En ChenDepartment of Civil EngineeringUniversity of North Carolina at Charlotte, North Carolina
Dr. Indubhushan PatnaikuniCivil, Environmental & Chemical EnggRMIT University, Australia
Gregory A. MacraeDepartment of Civil and Natural Resources EnggUniversity of Canterbury, New Zealand
Dr.Arisi SwamidasProfessor of Civil EngineeringMemorial University of Newfoundland, Canada
Prof. A. R. Santha kumarProfessor Emeritus RtdIITM, Chennai
Dr. C.V.R . MurthiProfessor,Dept of Civil EnggIIT, Kanpur.
Dr. S. K. JainProfessor, Dept of Civil EnggIIT, Gandhi Nagar.
Dr. C. NatarajanProfessor & Head, Dept of Civil EnggNIT, Trichy.
Dr. K. SwaminathanProfessor, Dept of Civil EnggNIT, Surathkal.
Dr. N. GanesanProfessor, Dept of Civil EnggNIT Calicut
Dr. G. JayabalanProfessor, Dept of Civil EnggNIT, Trichy
Dr. S. KrishnamoorthyProfessor & Head, Dept of Civil EnggKongu Engg College, Erode.
Dr. R. ThenmozhiProfessor & Head, Dept of Civil EnggGCT, Coimbatore.
Dr.V. Subramania BharathyPrincipalSKP Engg College, Thiruvannamalai.
Dr. G. SanakarasubramaniyanHead, Dept of Civil EnggP.S.G College of Tech, Coimbatore.
Dr. M. S. RavikumarPrincipalPSN College of Engineering, Tirunelveli.
Dr. C. Antony JeyasekarProfessor & Dean, Dept of Structural EnggAnnamalai University.
Dr. P.D. Arumai RajProfessor & Head, Dept of Civil EnggKarunya University, Coimbatore.
Dr. S. K. SekarProfessor & Head, Dept of Civil EnggVIT,Vellore.
Dr. Veerasudharsana ReddyProfessor, Dept of Civil EnggNarayana Engg College, Gundur.
Dr. R. SenthilProfessor, Dept of Structural EnggAnna University, Guindy.
Dr. S. KothandaramanProfessor, Dept of Civil EnggPondicherry Engineering College.
Dr. K.V. Krishna RaoProfessor, Dept of Civil EnggVasavi College of Engg, Hyderabad


Organizing Coordinators :
Mrs. J. Anne Mary
Assistant Professor
Department of Civil Engineering
Mobile: +91 80561 02339

Mr. R. Saravanakumar
Assistant Professor
Department of Civil Engineering
Mobile: +91 99525 66711