Young Researchers' Symposium 2023

Technologies for Low Carbon and Lean Construction

About the Symposium

We are delighted to announce the PhD Symposium on Technologies for Low-Carbon & Lean Construction (TLC2), exclusively for senior PhD students and recent graduates, to be held (in-person) on Tuesday, 31st January 2023. The symposium will provide a premium forum for young researchers to present advances and research results in the construction materials and management sector, especially related to Technologies for Low-Carbon and Lean Construction. The Participants would be able to showcase their work, and interact with peers and experts, and network during the event.

About the Event:
  1. An abstract and 5-minute video about the PhD thesis work is to be submitted by December 31st, 2022.
  2. The best 10 symposium speakers will be selected based on the short videos and abstracts. The jury may decide to interview some candidates online before shortlisting.
  3. Each speaker will be given 15 minutes for the talk, followed by 15 minutes of discussion involving top experts in the area.
  4. The best speaker will receive the Surendra P. Shah Award on Technologies for Low-Carbon and Lean Construction 2022. The awardee will be given a slot at the 2nd International Workshop on Technologies for Low-Carbon and Lean Construction to be held at IIT Madras, Chennai, during 1st-2nd February 2023. Travel funding of up to 2000 euros could also be available to the top speakers.

Participants should be senior PhD students (in the final year of their thesis work) who have completed their qualifying/comprehensive/research-proposal exam, or recent PhD graduates who have defended their thesis in 2022.


IIT Madras


January 31st, 2023

Event Organizers

Bipina T V

BTCM - Department of Civil Engineering

Sai Sri K.V.C

BTCM - Department of Civil Engineering

Mr. Kaushik Bhattacharjee

BTCM - Department of Civil Engineering