On February 27th 2018, the Inaugural Ceremony of CASTELLOS was conducted by the department of Civil Engineering of Sree Buddha College of Engineering, Pattoor. CASTELLOS, the Civil Engineering department association marked its beginning on 17th March 2010, throughout its journey it has conducted various seminars, workshops, faculty development programs and promoted the ideas and thought process in different fields.
Chief Guest for the day was Engineer Satheesh Gopi, Marine Surveyor of Kerala Port Department. He handled a technical session for all the young civil engineers on the recent developments in Geo-informatics.
Mr Satheesh Gopi, is the senior team member in Digital cartography, Costal digitization, Geographic Information System and a senior faculty member in the Kerala institute of hydrography and advanced studies. He has been commissioned to supervise surveys with the most advanced DGPS, smart stations, digital level from 90’s itself. He has also carried out LIDAR based hydrographic investigation. He was also the Team leader in establishing 10 coastal Tide-Meteorological stations along the Kerala coast.
The main highlight of the entire function was the exhibition organized by the Department in the Civil Block. The theme of the Expo titled ‘LEGACE’ was Construction Materials. Various companies showcased their building material samples at the Expo which spread awareness to many who attended it, including children from various schools. The Expo also portrayed the talent of the students, who made various models and exhibits of civil engineering significance.
The activities of Civil Engineering association (CASTELLOS) for the academic year 2015-2016 were inaugurated on 03.09.15. The function was presided by Dr E K Bhass, HoD CE. He delivered the welcome and presidential address. Principal Dr. S. Suresh Babu delivered principal’s address. Arch. Sajan P B, Joint Director, COSTFORD delivered inaugural address and officially inaugurated the association by lighting the lamp. Ms Cinaya Tony presented the annual report for the year 2014-2015.
A talk on Alternate Building Materials was delivered by Arch. Sajan P B, Joint Director, COSTFORD on 03.09.15. He stressed upon the importance of Sustainable Development, impact of construction on environment, pollution etc. The session was highly motivating and informative.
The Association activities of Civil Engineers of SBCE, ‘CASTELLOS’ for the year 2013 was inaugurated by Dr Reji G Nair, MD, CONSUMER FED, Govt. of Kerala on 26 July 2013. The programme started at 11 a.m. by the welcome address of Ms. Devika Das, Secretary, CASTELLOS. The presidential address was delivered by Dr Somi Sebastian, Principal, SBCE, Prof. V Prasad, Secretary, SBCE, and Sri K K Sivadasn, Treasurer, SBCE, felicitated the session. Mr Basho Vikram delivered vote of thanks. A quiz competition was conducted in the afternoon session and prizes were given for the winners. The programme concluded with cultural events.
CASTELLOS, the department Association of Civil Engineers of SBCE conducted a mix design competition in association with Ultratech Cement on 11 January 2013. Mr. M A Joseph, Regional Manager, Ultratech was the Chief Guest. Many student groups from SBCE participated and prizes were given for the winners.