Workshop on "Disaster Risk Reduction Strategies and Challenges

About Workshop

This webinar will discuss in detail the latest trends and innovations in the construction practices in disaster technology. It aims at helping students to understand the concepts in disaster risk reduction strategies, construction techniques, and computer application in disaster management. This workshop is aimed for under graduate students, post graduate students, practicing engineers and consultants involved in construction management and disaster technology

Topics to be covered


  • Disaster Management and Mitigation Studies
  • Seismic Site Characterization using MASW Testing and the Associated Uncertainties
  • Construction Techniques in Seismic Structures
  • Slopes and Slope Stability in Young Himalayan Terrains
  • Role of BIM in enhancing Disaster Resilience Performance

Dr. Gokhale Chandrakant
Dean – School of Construction Management
NICMAR, Pune, Maharashtra.

Dr. G. P. Ganapathy
Professor, CDMM
Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore
Chairman, ISET – Vellore Chapter
Vellore, Tamil Nadu

Dr. S. S. Chandrasekaran
Professor and Director, CDMM
Vellore Institute of Technology
Vellore, Tamil Nadu.

Dr. A. S. Santhi
Professor and Dean
School of Civil Engineering
Vellore Institute of Technology
Vellore, Tamil Nadu.



Dr. Sudarsan J. S.
Assistant Professor
School of Construction Management
NICMAR, Pune, Maharashtra

Dr. J. Visuvasam
Secretary, ISET – Vellore Chapter
Assistant Professor
School of Civil Engineering
VIT, Vellore, Tamil Nadu

Workshop Details
Kindly register on or before January 19th 2022.

Note: The participants will be selected based on first come first serve basis only. The online link and other details of the webinar will be shared with the registered selected participants.