Indian Geotechnical Society

Dr. N.G.P. Institute of Technology has inaugurated the IGS Student Chapter and Institute Membership in the year 2018.The Indian Geotechnical Society (IGS) aims at promoting co-operation amongst engineers and scientists for the advancement and dissemination of knowledge in the fields of Soil Mechanics, Foundation Engineering, Soil Dynamics, Engineering Geology, Rock Mechanics, Snow and Ice Mechanics and allied fields and their practical applications. It provides a common forum for academicians, research workers, designers, construction engineers, equipment manufacturers and others interested in geotechnical activity.


S.No Date Event/Activity Resource Person Beneficiary Outcomes
1. 06.10.2021 Webinar Dr. Sneha Gautam,
Assistant Professor, Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences, Coimbatore
2. 18.09.2021 Webinar Dr.P.Balamurugan,
Associate Professor & Director Research and Development, Sengunthar Engineering College
3. 06.03.2018 Guest Lecture on Forensic in Geotechnical Engineering Dr.P.D.Arumairaj,
Chairman, IGS Coimbatore Chapter
Students Students gained knowledge on the Geotechnical Aspects
4. 14.06.2021 to 19.06.2021 One Week Faculty Development Program On “Thrust Areas of Research in Civil Engineering (Phase II)” Dr.R.Thenmozhi
Professor& Head, Department of Civil Engineering, Government College of Technology, Coimbatore.
Internal and External faculty members Understand about the research area in the field of civil engineering
Dr.G.Unni Kartha
Professor& Head, Department of Civil Engineering, Federal Institute of Science and Technology, Kerala.
Dr.J.Vijaya Vengadesh Kumar
Assistant Professor , Department of Civil Engineering , National Institute of Technology Suratkal, Karnataka.
Mr.Yogesh Thirukonda
Proprietor , M/s Energy Livingscapes, Property Developer, Madurai.
Dr.S.Shanmuga Priya
Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering , Coimbatore Institute of Technology, Coimbatore.
Mr.M.Ravi Kumar
Deputy General Manager, Structural Division Roads &Bridges Department , L& T Infrastructure Development Project Ltd., Chennai.
5. 30-06-2021 Webinar on "Earthquake Resistant Structures" Dr.G.S.THIRUGNANAM
(Former Principal, IRTT, Erode) Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Builders Engineering College, Erode.
Students and faculty members To know about the earthquake resistant structure