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 Guest lectures 
  • Skyline Association of BPDC's Civil Department organized a lecture session by Mr. Nasser Zuhair Al-Yazji, Al Badawi Road Contracting Ltd, UAE on 'Effect of a Pandemic Crisis in the Construction Industry' on 19th June 2020.
  • Prof. Abhijit Mukherjee, Curtin University, Australia delivered an interactive lecture on the topic 'Sustainable Infrastructure through Improved Maintenance and Low Carbon Materials’ on 15th April 2019. 
  • Civil Engineering Students Association (SKYLINE) organized a technical interaction with Mr. Hemant Gor, Petrofac International Ltd., Member of UAE IStrucTE Regional Group on 'Long Span Concrete Structures” on 7th April 2019.
  • Civil Engineering Department arranged for a lecture by Mr. Abin Thomas, Senior Technical Engineer at DNV GL Digital Solutions, UAE on 'Offshore engineering: Brief Overview of Practices' on 25th November 2018. 
  • Skyline Association of BPDC's Civil Department organized a lecture session by Mr. Nasser Zuhair Al-Yazji, Al Badawi Road Contracting Ltd, UAE on 'Project Planning & Execution for infrastructure works' on 27th March 2018.
  • Prof. S. K. Deb, IIT Guwahati, India delivered a technical lecture on 'Seismic Retrofitting' on 3rd February, 2018
  • Department of Civil and Mechanical Engineering Department at BPDC arranged an interactive session on 'Building Services' by Mr. Khaled Abou Alfa, ARUP, UAE on 30th October 2018.
  • Civil Engineering Department arranged a non-technical lecture session on ‘White Cement and its applications’ by Mr. Tamim Youssef, JK Cements, UAE on 12th October 2017.
  • Civil Engineering Students Association (SKYLINE) arranged for an interactive session with Mr. Hemant Gor, Petrofac International Ltd, UAE on ‘Engineering Tall Buildings’ on 14th September 2017.
Site Visits 
  • SKYLINE Association of BPDC's Civil Department arranged an industrial visit to Crompton International Contracting LLC, Al Khawaneej, UAE on 27th Sept, 2017.
  • Site visit to ‘Bellevue Tower’, Shapoorji & Pallonji Construction Site (Residential Building by Dubai Properties- Business Bay, UAE) on 30th April, 2019 for familiarization of multistoried constructions.
  • Site visit to EMFIL Emirates Filigran LLC, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE to give students insights into the working and processes at a precast concrete factory and to Minotti Dry mix factory, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE to know about the manufacturing and application of dry mix cement products on 2nd November, 2019.
Lecture series 
  • Skyline Association, organized a one day event titled 'GIS Day’ on 20th November, 2019 to gain insights about the latest developments from eminent industry and academic experts. Mr. Abhijit Doshi Technical Manager, ESRI delivered a lecture on ‘Making a Story Map using ArcGIS’ and Ms. Priyadarshini Datta, ESRI, delivered a lecture on ‘Developing an App using ArcGIS’, Mr. Subhi Haddad, GISTEC spoke on ‘GIS for Everyday Life’, Dr. Brij Kishor Pandey, Department of Civil Engineering, BITS Pilani Dubai Campus delivered a lecture on ‘Application of GIS and Remote Sensing in Water Resources’.
Techno fest
  • The Civil Engineering Department event at the Technofest-2019 'CONSTRUCTO' posed to be a platform for students of other departments to apply Civil Engineering concepts in real life in the form of games. The events such as Lessgo LEGO, Clay Play and Jenga Jitters were conducted

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