Expert Lectures by Sh. Sh Ankur Kohli & Sh. Deepesh Gupta in Civil Engineering Department

Sh Ankur Kohli (CEO Intra Spatial (P) Ltd – Bangalore)

To acquaint budding civil engineers of various challenges and avenues in Geospatial Technologies, Sh. Ankur Kohli, who is CEO, Intra-spatial (P) Ltd, Banglaore visited Department of Civil Engineering at PEC University of Technology, Chandigarh. Dr Siby John (Head) introduced him and shared that Sh Ankur has more than 21 Years of experience in the field of Spatial Geomatics, Photogrammetry, Digital 3D Mapping, Surveying, Image Processing, Remote Sensing, Light Detection And Ranging (LiDAR), Geographical Information Systems (G.I.S.) & Cartography. He is internationally qualified and globally experienced, having studied in Canada combined with a working experience (project estimation, project management / execution and after support) in the continents of North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia & Asia Pacific. During interaction, he shared issues and challenges while doing various projects in Israel, Afganistan and America. He deliberated various initiatives and Schemes by Central government (Smart Cities, Digital India) etc. which depends upon the geospatial techniques. He also deliberated the importance of educational institutes like PEC, NITs etc. for the training and capacity building in the field of Geospatial Technology in India. The audience appreciated a lot the interaction and posed number of queries to the expert. In the end, Prof. HAS Sandhu and Prof Arshdeep Singh felicitated and delivered vote of thanks to the expert.

Sh Deepesh Gupta (Project Manager- LERA Mumbai)

Sh Deepesh Gupta, Project Manager visited PEC and interacted with students and faculty of Civil Engineering to discuss challenges/recent techniques in Tall Building designing. At the outset, Dr Siby John (Head) introduced the expert, who is PEC alumni of 2009 Batch. He bagged scholarship from Narotam Sekhsaria foundation and pursued M.S. from USA. Presently, he is working in America based company LERA Mumbai. Sh Deepesh, discussed various tall building projects handled in number of countries. During interaction, he share appropriate structural system used in different types of tall buildings. He also stressed upon the importance of construction techniques and material usage along with efficient communication to achieve the project in time. He also covered some upcoming some Tall buildings in India and abroad. The audience appreciated a lot the interaction and posed number of queries to the expert. The lecture attended by Faculty and UG/PG Students and appreciated a lot. Prof. HAS Sandhu and Prof Arshdeep Singh felicitated and delivered vote of thanks to the expert.

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