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IIT-H to hold ISSC 2020 from Mar 25

Hyderabad, Jan 22 (UNI) Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad (IIT-H) will conduct a three-day ‘Indian Structural Steel Conference (ISSC)’ 2020 from March 25.
The ISSC 2020 is a unique International conference covering various fields of steel structures, PEB Buildings, sustainable materials, high strength steel, cold-formed steel structures, natural composites, renewable materials, structural assessment, Composite construction and rehabilitation of structures, Conference Organising Secretary and IIT-Hyderabad Department of Civil Engineering Associate Professor, Dr Mahendra Kumar Madhavan said in a release here on Wednesday.
Highlighting the importance of the Conference, he said ''it is focused on creating a forum where researchers and industrial experts having explicit backgrounds but encountering similar challenges on infrastructural development, joining together, to discuss and disseminate the most recent advances in the analysis, behavior, design, and construction of structural steel.”
IIT-H has invited experts from all over the world for the Conference, including Prof. Ben Young from HK PolyU, Prof. Leroy Gardner from Imperial College London, Prof. James S Davidson from Auburn University USA, Prof. V Kalyanaraman, Emeritus IIT Madras, Prof. Kim Rasmussen from University of Sydney Australia, Prof Ron Ziemian from Bucknell University USA, Prof. Brian Uy from University of Sydney Australia, Prof. Tan Kang Hai from NTU Singapore, Prof. N E Shanmugam formerly with NUS Singapore, Prof. A R Santhakumar from Anna University Chennai, Prof. Mahen Mahendran from QUT, Australia and several leading industrial experts from PEBS Pennar, Kirby, Mutyam Steel, Tata Steel, Tata BlueScope. They will deliver a keynote talk , Mr Madhavan said.
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