Civil Engineering Society Bags 3rd Global Award

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Student Chapter of PEC University of Technology, Chandigarh has bagged another prestigious Global Award after getting ‘Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award’ in 2016 and ‘Best Student Award’ in 2015. This time, the chapter has been awarded Letter of Significant Improvement 2017 by the Committee on Student Members, ASCE Headquarters, Virginia, USA. This award is only given to a select few ASCE Chapters across the globe. The award acknowledges the efforts put in by the Faculty Incharge Prof. Har Amrit Singh Sandhu, Er. GJS Rosha (Practitioner Adviser), Student President Mr. Apoorv and Vice President Mr. Kimti and entire team of dedicated students for conducting a multitude of activities and winning several national competitions across the country in the last academic session. This year, Team ASCE PEC has organized a total of 40+ activities, a 200% increase compared to the last year and the members have also brought laurels to the society and PEC by winning in national competitive challenges at IIT Roorkee, DTU, Institute of Steel Development and Growth among others. Along with organizing an exclusive civil engineering technical fest ‘Reconnaissance’ that witnessed participation from several colleges across North India, some of the activities like Earth Stabilizer (Reinforced Earth Making) and Drone Mapping Workshop had been organized by the PEC chapter for the first time in this region. This award is the 3rd International Award bagged by the society in the last three years. Team ASCE PEC dedicated this award to students for their active participation and Institute’s management especially Dr. Manoj K. Arora (Director), Dr. P.J. Singh (Dean Student Affairs) and Dr. Siby John (Head, Civil Engineering Department) for providing guidance, conducive environment as well as financial assistance required for conducting various activities.

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