International Webinar Series on Civil Engineering: THE ENGINEER OF THE FUTURE -CIVIL VISION 2030

Organizer: FORCE – Forum of Civil Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering, School of Engineering, Presidency University, Bangalore in association with Office of International Affairs, Presidency University, Bangalore

About the Webinar

  • When: 0 August 2022 (Wednesday)
  • Time: 01:00 PM IST onwards
  • Meeting Platform: Microsoft Teams
  • E-Certificate will be issued to all the active participants

Speaker: Dr. Ing. Michael Bühler, Professor of Construction Business Management, HTWG Konstanz – University of Applied Science

Meeting Link: Join Here

Overview of the Webinar

The world is undergoing an unprecedented rapid demographic and technological change along with an unabated growth of the world’s population. Failure to act on climate change, resource scarcity and urbanization – in both emerging and developed countries – are other macro trends we face.
The engineer of the future is therefore of central importance. Engineers must not focus solely on technical tasks and feasibility, but must also take into account the needs and requirements of the individual, consider the social framework conditions, and include our cultural circumstances.
The Civil Vision 2030 is at the service of the sustainable and ecological development of our civil society and the associated necessary and rapid transformation to a decarbonized economy.
In particular, it includes a systemic vision for our built environment.

Brief Profile of the Resource Person

Dr. Michael is currently Professor of Construction Business Management at the University of Applied Sciences in Kontanz, Germany. Prof. Michael has a PhD in civil engineering and an MBA with finance and accounting specialization. His research and teaching interests focus on infrastructure planning and development, the future of the engineering profession and the Fourth Industrial Revolution. He was previously the Head of Infrastructure and Urban Development at the World Economic Forum. Prof. Bühler has over 25 years of international, academic and professional experience in the construction, mining and real-estate industries.

Chief Patron
Mr. Nissar Ahmed
, Honourable Chancellor, Presidency University

Patrons
Dr. D Subhakar
, Vice Chancellor
Dr. A M Surendra Kumar, Pro-Vice Chancellor
Dr. N T Rao, Pro-Vice Chancellor
Dr. Muddu Vinay, Pro-Vice Chancellor

Advisory Committee

Dr. Beeran Moidin,Registrar
Mr. Mrinmoy Biswas, Registrar – Accreditation and Corporate Relations
Dr. C S Ramesh, Dean, R & D – Academic Research

Dr. Shilpa Mehta, Dean Academics and Associate Dean, Office of the Chancellor
Dr. Abdul Sharief, Dean, School of Engineering
Dr. S B Anadinni, Associate Dean (Core Branches), School of Engineering

Conveners
Dr. Nakul Ramanna, Head of the Department, Dept. of Civil Engineering
Dr. S Sivaperumal, Dean – Sponsored Research Director – International Relations
Faculty Coordinators
Dr. Syed Riyaz Ahammed
Mr. Gopalakrishnan N
Ms. Bhuvaneswari M
Mr. Ajay H A

Student Coordinators

Mr. Umar, Ms. R Prerana Mr. Abrar Pasha Mr. Sayyam B Durge

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