Chief Guest – SEC 2023

SEC 2023 will be inaugurated by

Shri. Nitin Gadkari ji

Honourable Minister for Road Transport & Highways,

 Government of India

Shri Gadkari Ji is seen as a man of the masses, an accomplished social reformer, an adroit statesman and administrator. A seasoned politician, Gadkari ji has earned for himself the distinction of being a visionary thinker and deft executor. Gadkari ji is fondly known as the “Highway Man of India” for the intensive road infrastructure development in India.

About the Convention

The 13th Structural Engineering Convention (SEC-2023) to be held at VNIT, Nagpur aims to take this international convention to the newer heights, pioneered in the year 1997 by CSIR SERC, Chennai and IIT Madras. Subsequent conventions were organized by other premier academic institutions and universities of the country. SEC attracts structural engineers working in the academia, research organizations and industries from India and abroad. Although, it is a biennial event, due to COVID19 pandemic it could not be organized after 2018 till 2022 and therefore, Indian Association for Structural Engineering (IASE) decided to organize convention consecutively in 2023 after SEC-2022.

The goal of SEC-2023 is to gather scholars from all over the world to present advances in the relevant fields and to foster an environment conducive for exchanging ideas and information. This convention will also provide an ideal ambience to develop new collaborations and meet experts on the fundamentals, applications, and products of the mentioned fields. SEC 2023 intends to provide a platform for interaction amongst academicians and practicing engineers. We cordially invite you to participate in and contribute toSEC-2023, at VNIT Nagpur.

13th Structural Engineering Convention

07-09 December 2023

Department of Applied Mechanics

Past Structural Engineering Conventions

Sr. No.DurationOrganizer
1st12-14 Feb. 1997Structural Engineering Research Centre – SERC, Madras CSIR-Structural Engineering Research Centre: CSIR-SERC, Chennai Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras
2nd05-08 Jan. 2000Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay
3rd29-31 Oct. 2001Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee
4th12-14 Dec. 2003Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur
5th14-16 Dec. 2005Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore
6th18-20 Dec. 2008Structural Engineering Research Centre-SERC, Chennai, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras, Anna University
7th08-10 Dec. 2010Annamalai University, Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu
8th19-21 Dec. 2012Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology (SVNIT), Surat, Gujarat
9th22-24 Dec. 2014Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi
10th21-23 Dec. 2016SERC Chennai and Indian Institute of Technology Madras
11th19-21 Dec. 2018Jadavpur University
12th19-22 Dec. 2022Malviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur
  • Important Dates

    Communication to Authors for Acceptance of Full-Length Paper for presentation in SEC-2023:
    30th October 2023

    Deadline for Early Registration:
    30th November 2023

    Best Paper Awards

    • 5 best paper awards will be given by Springer Nature amongst the papers presented during SEC 2023.
    • The decision of the Chairman SEC will be final in this regard.

    Regarding Registration:

    • Maximum two paper presentations are allowed under one full delegate registration.
    • Only one paper presentation is allowed under one student registration.
    • Certificate will be provided only to the presenting author.

  • Dates

    07-09 December 2023

  • Quick Links

  • Venue

  • Download Brochure