KIIT Professor Invited as Guest Faculty at IAHE Training Programme
Dr. B. G. Mohapatra, Professor & Director Consultancy Services, KIIT-DU was invited by Indian Academy of Highway Engineers (IAHE), Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, Govt. of India as a Resource Person for an Online Training Programme on “Design and Construction of High Embankment with Free Slope/RE Wall/Retaining Wall, Ground Treatment of Soft Soil” held from 8th to 18th November 2021. IAHE invited Prof. Mohapatra as a guest faculty to deliver lecture on 16th November 2021 on the topic “Soil Nailing Technique” to about 100 senior to middle level engineers from MORTH, NHAI, NHIDCL, BRO, CPWD and state PWDs.
He delivered his lecture with the concept of reinforced earth, its Field Application in ROB/ RUB Construction; Stabilizing cut slopes, Deep excavations and Advantages with Case Studies in National Highway Sectors. It may be mentioned that School of Civil Engineering, KIIT-DU has designed and successfully implemented the technology in the State of Odisha in NH Sector for several projects under his able supervision. His lecture was well appreciated by the practising engineers from the Government sector who attended from all over India. This is the 4th time IAHE approached Prof. Mohapatra as a resource person on the same subject.