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Date(s) - 24/09/2018
10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Civil Department Seminar Hall


Interaction session was arranged with distinguished foreign researcher Altaf Halil, AMIAE(SL), AMIMI (UK), Director, Researcher, Triumphal Trading & Consultancy Service (PVT) LTD, Colombo, Sri Lanka for faculty members and PG structural Engineering students in civil department seminar hall on 24.09.2018 at 10.00 AM

Altaf Halil discussed precast panels. He interacted with students and faculty about the importance of aggregate grading in the precast panel construction. Precast concrete panels expanded across the globe and become a staple of modern construction. He explained the quality of materials used in the construction of panel. The percentage of aggregate and its role in concrete and its importance in mineralogy to use it in construction to achieve desirable strength were discussed. Advantages of precast construction and its adaptability in construction along with cast-in-situ construction and its joining were discussed.  He also explained about prestressing concrete, tendons and anchorage.

The job opportunities in Srilanka were explained. The motivation and self-confidence about our technical and practical explanations were given. The real-time job opportunities and experience needed in brand core companies were clearly explained. He cleared all the doubt arises by the faculty and student about precast construction. Faculty members interacted with him and got his valuable feedback for their research works.

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