IITM Research Initiatives Spotlight (IRIS), the new series launched by IIT Madras, will be hosting the third webinar on Circular Economy Technology Cluster.
The webinar will start at 05:30 PM (IST) on 13th July 2021.
Link to Register: https://linktr.ee/IITM_IoE
Prof. Ligy Philip, Dean Planning, and Prof. B.S. Murty, Institute Chair Professor, Dept. of Civil Engineering from #IITMadras, will be addressing Water and Sustainability from 05:30 P.M. (IST) onwards with Prof. Nicola Fohrer, Director, Insititute of Natural Resource Conservation, Dept. of Hydrology & Water Resources Mgmt, University of Kiel, Germany as the moderator. The overreaching aim of this research initiative is to solve challenging problems in water management using the framework of a circular economy in order to achieve sustainability and water security in the backdrop of rapidly developing economies and impending climate change.
Prof. Manu Santhanam, HOD, Prof. Ravindra Gettu, Dean IC&SR, Prof. Benny Raphael, Prof. Ashwin Mahalingam, Dept. of Civil Engineering, will be addressing Low Carbon Lean Construction Technologies from 06:15 P.M. (IST) onwards with Prof. Mark Alexander, Emeritus Profesor, Civil Engineering, Senior Research Scholar, the University of Cape Town as the moderator. The aim of this initiative is to develop innovative low-carbon, lean construction technologies for minimizing waste throughout the construction value-chain, and lead solution implementation across organizational, and policy levels.
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