Course Name: Advanced Topics in the Science and Technology of Concrete

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International experts on the science and technology of concrete will give brief lectures to highlight advanced topics based on their own research. This will introduce the student to new fields of research and give them an opportunity to learn more than what is usually covered in courses on concrete technology.

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Prof.Ravindra Gettu

Prof. Ravindra Gettu is the Prof. V.S. Raju Chair Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at IIT Madras, where he has worked since 2004. He has co-authored more than 400 scientific and technical publications in the areas of concrete technology, effective use of admixtures, self compacting concrete, sustainability and fibre reinforced concrete. He is the President of RILEM, the International Union of Laboratories and Experts in Construction Materials, Structures and Systems, based in France, and the past Chairman of the Indian Concrete Institute Chennai Centre.
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Prof.Manu Santhanam

Dr Manu Santhanam is a Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at IIT Madras, where he has worked since October 2001. His primary research interests are in Cement Chemistry, Durability of Concrete and Non-Destructive Evaluation. He has published more than 75 refereed journal papers, and has guided 10 PhD theses, in addition to being lead investigator on several sponsored projects.
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Rohit Prajapati




 Course Duration : Jan-Feb 2020

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 Enrollment : 18-Nov-2019 to 03-Feb-2020

 Exam registration : 16-Dec-2019 to 21-Feb-2020

 Exam Date : 29-Mar-2020




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