The Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Technology (FET), Manav Rachna International Institute of Research and Studies (MRIIRS) in association with Tickoo Institute of Emerging Technologies (TIET) organized an Expert Talk on Smart Cities: Digital Metamorphosis of Civil Engineering.
The speakers of the Expert Talk was Mr. Praveen Sharma (CEO, The BIM Engineers), Mr. Rominder Singh Bedi (CEO, Innovative Systel) and Er. Lalit Negi (Implementation Engineer – Transportation, Innovative Systel). The coordinators of the event were Dr. Anjali Gupta and Mr. Yaman Hooda.
Mr. Parveen Sharma is managing global BIM operations for the Dutch + Indian BIM company ‘The BIM Engineers’. His Strengths are Planning Business Strategy, making a winning team, and maintaining successful and profitable operations. His specialized areas include BIM Staffing (long and short term) for Design Consultancies and Construction Companies, Building Information Modeling (BIM), Virtual Design and Construction (VDC), Establishing and Managing BIM/VDC Global Design Centre (GDC) and Strategic Planning.
Mr. Rominder Singh Bedi is the CEO of Innovative Systel, having nearly 25 years of experience in the field of CAD/CAM/CAE.
Er. Lalit Negi is working as an Implementation Engineer- Transportation in Innovative Systel. He has expertise in highway designing software “OpenRoads Designer Connect edition”. He provides training on highway designing software (OpenRoads) and also technical support on Bentley’s software.
The expert talk was started by giving a formal Inaugural by Mr. Yaman Hooda, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering. The expert talk witnessed an interactive session between all the three eminent speakers of the event. The interaction had been started by Mr. Praveen Sharma, giving a small introduction on his company ‘The BIM Engineers’.
The total numbers of the participants in the event were above 40, including the interested students of Department of Civil Engineering, FET, MRIIRS, and students from some schools. This event would have definitely changed the conventional mindset about Civil Engineering towards the futuristic technologies of smart cities.