Association & Activities
The Civil Engineering Association (‘RACHANA’) at TIST, was established with a prime objective to proliferate knowledge & address industrial issues by bringing corporates, professors and students on common platform. ‘RACHANA’, having students as well as faculty as its members is very active in the department. The association aims to promote Civil Engineering by providing the much-needed practical exposure to the community members through its regular activities like technical seminars, research symposium, FDP, talks on ongoing research practices throughout the globe and many other related topics from distinguished practitioners of the trade.
Activities of the year 2018-2019:
The Civil Enginering Association activities for the year 2018- 2019 were inaugurated by Dr. R. Ravindran Nair, Dean, TIST on September15th 2018. The function was presided by Prof. (Dr.) PreethiThekkath, Principal, TIST and felicitated by Prof. LathiKarthi, HOD, Department of CE, TIST.
The Department Newsletter “SANSKRITI” and Department Magazine “NIRMANA” was released on the same day by Dr. R. Ravindran Nair and Prof. (Dr.) PreethiThekkath.
Activities of the year 2017-2018:
M.Tech. students and 2017 admission S4 students of CE department, in association with Indian Concrete Institute, visited Arch bridge project at Chambakkara on 06-02-2019. The project is executed by Mary Matha construction company under the consultancy of DMRC. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Vasudev R and Asst.Prof. Anu V V accompanied the students.
2014 admission (S8) students visited Ramakkalmedu and Anchuruli Tunnel at Idduki district on 24/03/2018 as part of the curriculum. Asst. Prof. Sahimol Eldhose and Asst. Prof. Life John accompanied the students.
The Civil Enginering Association activities for the year 2017- 2018 was inaugurated by Mr. Chandrakumaran Nair, Executive Director, CIAL on August 11th 2017. He also delivered a technical talk on “Cochin International Airport- A success story of a cost effective airport and infrastructure development”. The function was presided by Prof. Dr. P. J. Joseph, President, Toc H Public School Society and felicitated by, Dr. K. Varghese, Founder Director and Manager, Toc H Public School Society, Er. C.S. Varghese, Director, Toc H Public School Society & Dr. Preethi Thekkath, Principal, TIST.
The Department News letter “SANSKRITI” was released on the same day by Mr. Chandrakumaran Nair.
- Lathi Karthi, HOD, CE was the chief guest and one of the resource persons of KTU sponsored FDP on Advanced design of structures organized by Department of Civil engineering, Mar Baselios College of Engineering and Technology, Peermade.
- Dr. Vasudev R was one of the resource persons of KTU sponsored FDP on Advanced design of structures organized by Department of Civil engineering, Mar Baselios College of Engineering and Technology, Peermade.
2016 admission students (S4) visited Bhoothathan Kettu Dam as part of the curriculum. Asst. Prof. Sahimol Eldhose and Asst.Prof. Aby Varghese accompanied the students on 05/01/2018.
Department of Civil Engineering celebrated National Energy Conservation Day. Final year students, faculty and staff of the department visited Cochin International Airport Ltd solar Power Plant on 14/12/2017.
RACHANA activities of the year 2017-2018:
Department of Civil Engineering, TocH Institute of Science and Technology, Arakkunnam organized a 5 day faculty development programme on “EMERGING TRENDS IN ADVANCED COCRETE TECHNOLOGY” from 19/07/2017 to 25/07/2017. The FDP was inaugurated by Er. Santhosh S. Nair, Chief Manager, Team CSS, ACC Cements, Kerala. Around 50 participants from various Engineering Colleges in Kerala attended the inaugural function. The programme consisted of 7 technical talks by eminent personalities in the field of Civil Engineering and a site visit to UltraTech Plant, W/Island. The technical partners for our programme were ACC Cement,Ultratech Cement,Ambuja Cement and Ashtec Pvt Ltd.
|Technical Talk -1|
|Er. Santhosh Sreedharan Nair, Chief Manager, Team CSS , ACC Cements, Kerala|
|Technical Talk – 2|
|Er. Sajid KV & Er. Naufal Ebrahim, ACC Cements, Kerala|
|Technical Talk 3|
|Er. Shyju Nair, Zonal Head, Ambuja Cements.|
|Site Visit at UltraTech Plant, W/Island|
|Technical Talk 4|
|Er. M A Joseph, Regional Head- Technical Services at UltraTech Cement Ltd.|
|Mix Design Workshop|
|Technical Talk 5|
|Prof. Lathi Karthi, HOD, CE Dept, TIST|
|Technical Talk 6|
|Asso. Prof. (Dr.) Vasudev R, TIST|
|Technical Talk 7|
|Er. Ranjit P, Branch Manager, ASHTECH (I) Pvt. Ltd.|
Department of Civil Engineering, TIST in association with Safety and Fire Engineering, conducted a technical forum on the topic “Industrial and occupational Safety awareness” on 13/07/2017.
RACHANA activities of the year 2016-2017 :
The Civil Enginering Association activities for the year 2016- 2017 was inaugurated by Dr. Aravindhan, Principal Consultant, Sreegiri Consultants on August 11th 2016. He also delivered a technical talk on “Design of Structures”. The Department News letter “SANSKRITI” was released on the same day by Dr. Aravindhan. The function was presided by by Er. C.S. Varghese, President, Toc H Public School Society and felicitated by Prof.Dr. P. J. Joseph, Director, Toc H Public School Society & Dr. D. Vincent H. Wilson, Principal, TIST. Click here to read more.