The Department of Civil Engineering, TKM College of Engineering, Kollam organized the 3rd International Conference on MODELING AND SIMULATION IN CIVIL ENGINEERING, ICMSC 2015, from December 9 – 11, 2015. ICMSC, held biennially by the Department of Civil Engineering, is a platform for sharing, debating and promoting ideas on modeling and simulation in civil engineering. The Conference was inaugurated by Dr. Ganagan Prathap, Honorary Professor, APJ Technological University and former Vice Chancellor, CUSAT, on December 9, 2015 at 10 a.m. at the APJ Hall, TKM College of Engineering, Kollam. Dr. S. Ayoob presided over the function and Sri. Sadiq S. Thaha released the Conference proceedings. Prof. Gouri Antherjanam, Head of the Department of Civil Engineering welcomed the gathering and Prof. I. Bushra offered felicitations. Dr. Bindu S., Coordinator, ICMSC 2015 provided an overview of the Conference and Dr. Anu V. Thomas, Coordinator, ICMSC 2015, proposed the vote of thanks.
41 selected papers in various streams of civil engineering were presented during the Conference. Keynote lectures by eminent personalities in the field of civil engineering were organized during the Conference. The keynote lectures were by Dr. P. K. Aravindan, former Professor, IIT Madras, Prof. Devdas Menon, Professor, IIT Madras, Prof. K. C. Iyer, Professor, IIT Delhi, Prof. Tom V. Mathew, Professor, IIT Bombay, Prof. P. Basak, Professor, NIT Jamshedpur and Prof. Zulkifli Yusop, Professor, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. A panel discussion on ‘Sustainable Transportation Systems’ with Prof. Tom V. Mathew, Professor, IIT Bombay, Prof. Samson Mathew, Professor, NIT Trichy, Dr. Sreedevi, Director NATPAC and Dr. Reebu Zachariah Koshy, Professor, TKM College of Engineering, Kollam as panelists, was yet another attraction of the Conference.
The valedictory function was held at the APJ Hall on December 11, 2015 and was presided over by Dr. S. Ayoob. Prof. Zulkifli Yusop, Professor, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia was the Chief Guest during the function.
DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING
TKM COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING
KOLLAM – 691005