Novel Innovations and Sustainable Development in Civil Engineering

31st March & 01st April - 2020

Novel Innovations and Sustainable Development in Civil Engineering2020-01-09T16:30:37+00:00

About the Institution

Vel Tech is well-known for its renowned educational practices, which has been recognized and endowed with several awards. The founders of the Institution, Col. Prof. Vel. Dr. R. Rangarajan, Founder Chancellor & President and Dr. Sagunthala Rangarajan, Foundress President believe in Education is for All despite their financial means which will promote and uplift the society. In accord to their vision, Vel Tech Mahatma Gandhi Scholarship scheme was started and has supported students since the inception. Vel Tech has bestowed 9500 scholarships worth approximately Rs. 99 Crore until 2019.

We are Passionate, Doers in Innovative Engineering Education

About the Conference

The Two Day International Conference on Novel Innovations and Sustainable Development in Civil Engineering aims to confabulate the endurance of structures and innovative ideas for the sustainable development of construction industry to satisfy the needs of today and tomorrow. Eminent professors of various Universities from India and Abroad will discuss their ideas about the themes. The conference will discuss about the innovative, economic, environmental and social measures that can be applicable in the construction industry.

About the Department

The Department of Civil Engineering started in the year 2009, offers B.Tech. Programme in Civil Engineering .and M.Tech. Programme in Structural Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Construction Engineering and Management and Geotechnical Engineering. The Department has 33 faculty members (most of them with Ph.D qualifications) augmented with many visiting professors from reputed Institutions like IITs, NITs and International Universities.

The department has been accredited by NBA for 3 years effective from 2018.Most of the faculty members are fellow and member of professional bodies in various fields of Civil Engineering covering the areas of concrete, soil mechanics, water resources, remote sensing, etc. Faculty members and students continuously update their knowledge by attending training programmes at IITs, IISc and other premier Institutions. Active participation of the faculty members in research, consultancy services & sponsored research activities helps them to interact with industries and demonstrate the application of concepts in field and improve the teaching learning activities of the department.

Call for papers

The conference provides a platform for professionals, scientists, academicians, research scholars, students and industrialists, as well as builders to disseminate the information on various aspects related to the themes mentioned below:


Papers from the following themes are invited:

Conference Themes

  • 3-D Printing
  • Modular Construction
  • Asset Mapping
  • Hybrid Transportation
  • Low Carbon Construction Materials
  • Composite Structures
  • Reclaimed Building Materials
  • Light Weight Structures

Sub Themes

  • Environmental Engineering
  • Earthquake Engineering
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Structural Health Monitoring
  • Advancements in Construction Techniques & Materials
  • Construction Management
  • Water Resources Engineering
  • Application of Remote Sensing and GIS
  • Transportation Engineering

Journal publication

Journal publication

All the accepted papers will be Peer reviewed and published in Scopus Indexed Journals based on the Author’s interest.


Registration fee includes conference kit, copy of the proceedings, lunch and snacks on conference days.

Important Dates

Last Date for Submission of Abstract : 20th February 2020
Intimation of Acceptance of Abstract : 28th February 2020
Last Date for Submission of Full Length Paper : 16th March 2020
Last Date for Registration : 21st March 2020

Conference Registration Fee

Industry Persons2000 INR2500 INR
Faculty Members1500 INR2000 INR
P.G. Students / Research Scholars1000 INR1500 INR

* Extra Person 1000 INR (Early Bird Registration)
# Extra Person 1500 INR

Click here to Register

In addition to the registration fee, to expedite the publication process additional charges has to be paid if the paper is accepted for publication .

Organizing Committee


Dr. E. B. Perumal Pillai
Director – HRDC

Organizing Secretary

Dr. M. Vinod Kumar
Associate Professor

Mr. R. Saravana Kumar
Assistant Professor


Mr. T. Udhaya Kumar
Assistant Professor

Mr. R. Veerakumar
Assistant Professor

Mr. C. Balaji
Assistant Professor

Joint co-ordinator

Mr. S. Baskar
Assistant Professor

Contact Us

The Organizing Secretory / Coordinator, NISDCE’2020

Department of Civil Engineering, 
Vel Tech Rangarajan Dr. Sagunthala R&D Institute of Science and Technology
No.42, Avadi-Vel Tech Road,
Avadi, Chennai-600 062, Tamil Nadu, India.