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nec organized seminar on Geotechnics and Geohazards
A One-day seminar on Geotechnics and Geohazards was held on Friday, 23rd November 2012 at Hotel Himalaya in Lalitpur, Nepal. The program was organized by Nepal Geotechnical Society and Asian Technical Committee for Geotechnical Issues of Natural Hazards(ATC-3), in association with Nepal Engineering College(nec) and ITECO Nepal. This is the second international seminar of 2012 which nec organized or jointly organized in association with different organizations of Nepal. The program was inaugurated by Mr. Tulasi Prasad Sitaula, Secretary, Ministry of Physical Planning and Transport Management, Government of Nepal.
The keynote lecture was delivered by Prof.Dr. Ikuo Towhata of the University of Tokyo and chair of the International Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE ATC-3). Prof. Dr. Mitsu Okamura of Ehime University (Japan) and Prof.Dr. Hemanta Hazarika of Kyushu University (Japan) delivered special lectures. Nine technical papers were presented in the activities conducted in Japan. The technical papers were focused on mitigation of the landslide hazards and seismic hazards, which are very pertinent in the field of disaster risk management in Nepal.
Prof.Dr. Hari Krishna Shrestha of nec chaired one of he technical sessions of the seminar. Six academic staffs form the Department of Civil Engineering of nec, Prof.Dr. Hari Krishna Shrestha, Ms. Bindu Khanal, Mr. Bhim Dahal, Mr. Umesh KC, Ms.Niharika Kharel and Mr.Dibangar Khoteja, actively participated in the seminar
Last Updated (Wednesday, 28 November 2012 03:42)