Nigerian Civil Engineers Hold International Conference in UK



The United Kingdom of the Institution of Civil Engineers, NICE UK, has kicked off its first International Conference the University of Sheffield the United Kingdom.

The conference titled “International Conference on Fast-tracking Infrastructure Growth and Sustainability”, will lead to aggregation of expert opinions from diverse background and it would form the basis of a paper to be issued on the nation’s infrastructure stock by the parent , the Civil Engineering Division of the of Engineers.

A press statement by event organisers on , said the delegation by Engr. Saliu Lawal while Prof. Harm Askes (Professor of Computational Mechanics and of Department of Civil and Structural Engineering, The University of Sheffield) will deliver the guest speech to the delegates.

Development expert Dr. Adesoji Adeniyi will deliver paper on sustainable development with Nigeria as a case study.

Other scholars expected the technical sessions include Kezhen Ying of the Department of Chemical Engineering, The University of Sheffield, James Williams a researcher renewable energy infrastructure with focus on solar thermal panels, Engr. Tunji Ariyomo, a policy expert on infrastructure and use, Engr. Michael A. Adegbite of the
Nigerian Petroleum Institute, Mr. Kehinde Ajayi, Mr. Damola Ademilola, Engr. Nurudeen Adeagbo, the Permanent Secretary of the Osun State Ministry of Works and Dr. Hasim Altan, Director of BEAU Research Centre Sheffield, United Kingdom.

The event hosted the Octagon Centre of the University of Sheffield ends September 11, 2013.

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