Mysuru, January 7:- The Department of Civil Engineering, Vidyavardhaka College of Engineering, is organising a five-day Faculty Development Programme (FDP) on “RS and GIS Challenges in Civil Engineering Applications” from January 8 to 12.
Twenty-five participants from different parts of Karnataka will be attending the FDP and resource persons from reputed Institutions will be addressing the participants.
Dr A Balasubramanian, Director of EMMRC and professor of Earth Sciences, University of Mysore, will be the chief guest, followed by his keynote address.
The objective of this FDP is to enrich the knowledge of faculty members on remote sensing and its applications in civil engineering. The key topics include RS and GIS Techniques, Geo-informatics, Applications in Watershed management, coastal resource management, urban planning and environmental modelling. (MR)