Recent achievements of Civil Undergraduate students
- Shubham Thakur (2014A2PS726P) was selected for attending Noble Prize Series-India programme to propose his idea for a sewerage system for the city of Warangal .He presented the same in Nobel Prize series programme, attended by the Prime Minister of India and Chief Minister of Gujarat.
- Pratyaksh Agarwal (2013A2PS671P) got offer letter for admission in London Business School for Masters in Management course through GMAT.
- Rishi Badola (2014A2PS591P) won the India Engineers' quiz competition conducted by ICE.
- Prateek Arora (2014A2PS556P) won the prestigious OP Jindal Engineering and Management Scholarship.
It is often considered that Civil Engineering is related to field work only, anyways, it is not so. One of prospects in Civil engineering is designing buildings using software. The competitions related to this aspect bring laurels to BITS Pilani every year. One of them, by Mr. Anvit Kr. Mittal is worth mentioning. The competition organized by Autodesk, “3-D Student Design Challenge” was divided into two categories i) BIM category ,i.e. 2-D modelling ii) CAD category ,i.e. 3-D modelling. The theme for both the categories was to design a futuristic building. Anvit along with Viraj Voditel and Akshay Singh Bisht participated in CAD category in which they designed fish shaped auditorium. They were second at national level and bagged a cash price of 30,000. For B.I.M category, they designed a prison campus of 60 acres consisting of sports complex, pool, prison cell, library, etc. The finals for this category were held in Mumbai, in which Anvit and Viraj participated with Mr. Amit Goel, a faculty member. Here also they emerged as shining stars, standing first in the competition. They got a cash price of Rs.1,20,000 and a sponsored trip to Las Vegas, where they attended a conference in Autodesk University and were certified as Autodesk professionals.
The Ex-Secretary of CEA, Mr. Siddharth Awasthi got a chance to work as an intern in Institute of Concrete and Masonry in Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany. He received DAAD Scholarship for the internship in Germany. He worked on the project “Membrane compressive stresses in masonry construction”.
Recent achievements of PhD scholars
- Harish Puppala (a research scholar) won the student paper award for publishing the paper at the 12th International Conference on Transportation Planning and Implementation Methodologies for Developing Countries (TPMDC).