11 Oct 2017

Expert Lecture: Green Buildings and Sustainable Urban Matrix

Department of Civil Engineering

Delhi Technical Campus, Greater Noida

Expert Lecture: Green Buildings and Sustainable Urban Matrix


An expert lecture was conducted by the Department of Civil Engineering on the topic “Green Buildings and Sustainable Urban Matrix”. The resource person for the event was Prof. A. K. Jain, Ex Commissioner (Planning), DDA, New Delhi, on September 28, 2017 in Seminar hall at 10:30 am. He is one of the most eminent personalities in the field of Civil Engineering who has established himself as a successful author and researcher. From many years, his books have been referred for teaching. Contacting such an esteemed personality and gracing his presence in Delhi Technical Campus was a tough job which was executed successfully by Ms. Yogita Kushwaha.

Since the topic of the lecture is relevant to B.Arch students as well, students of 3rd and 4th year were accompanied by Ar. Tanya Gupta and other faculty members other than Civil Engineering department. The event started with a bouquet ceremony followed by a welcome speech by Mr. Ankit Sahay, Assistant Professor, addressing the achievements of Prof. A K Jain. With a huge round of applause, he took over the stage and showered the students with his knowledge. To counter the effects of global climate change, this concept is a recent trend. Students were introduced to many interesting concepts related to Green Building. The session was followed with a brainstorming session and concluded by a Vote of Thanks by Dr. Kailash Narayan, HOD (Department of Civil Engineering).

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