ASCE PEC teams bagged prizes at IIT Delhi

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), an International Student Group at Punjab Engineering College, is established in 2014 and since won number of accolades for the civil engineering department and institute as well. Recently, two teams of ASCE PEC technical society participated laurels for the institute again by bagging 1st prize and 3rd prize in the technical fest of IIT Delhi. The team of KirtiBhasker, Yamini Grover, AashimaShandalaya and SachinGarg won 1st position in "Dome Building", which is based on the waste management and built a dome-like structure of 1.2 m diameter using newspapers and duct tape only. Further, this structure was able to sustain 9 kg of load in its category. In another event team of KirtiBhasker, SachinGarg, Yamini Grover, AashimaShandalaya and KritiSalwan bagged 3rd prize in the event "Smart City Challenge", where the studentswere expected to present innovative ideas to assist in making a city smart. The ASCE PEC team suggested monetary benefits earned by the users of public transport as well as society using an android based app. These events were participated by more than 10 teams from different IITs and NITs.
Dr. Dheeraj Sanghi (Director PEC) felicitated winning teams along with Dr R R Singh (Head, Civil Engg) and Prof. HAS Sandhu (Faculty Advisor ASCE PEC) for these achievements and assured students of all help and guidance for future endeavors.

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