AMU B.Tech. students win first prize in students' conclave

Aligarh: A team of B.Tech. students of the Department of Civil Engineering in Zakir Husain College of Engineering and Technology at Aligarh Muslim University, comprising Mohammad Azhan, Abdul Moteen, Aabid Gani and Mohd Shahreyar Khan, bagged the first prize in the Student Conclave 2024, organized by Indian Geotechnical Society in New Delhi.

The conclave comprised a technical competition focused on nurturing field problem-solving capabilities in civil engineering students, which was designed to encourage students to look beyond the box solutions to different field problems using innovative approaches.

Dr Altaf Usmani, Chairperson of the IGS Delhi Chapter, said that the Student Conclave was organized in two phases; Phase I involved written submission and Phase II physical presentation on the solution approaches by student team members in front of a jury of technical industrial experts from Delhi-NCR region. The final round of the conclave was organized on March 9 at Jamia Millia Islamia.

Six teams representing IIT Delhi, AMU and JMI participated in the final round. The M.Tech. (Geotechnical Engineering) team has been declared the runner-up.

Prof Izhar ul Haq Farooqi, Chairperson, Department of Civil Engineering congratulated the team members and lauded the efforts of their mentors in the Geotechnical Engineering section, Prof Mehboob Anwar Khan, Prof Masroor Alam, Prof MS Ahmad, Prof Kausar Ali, and Dr Rehan Sadique.

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