Hurghada City Hosts Tanta International Conference
on Advances in Structural and Geotechnical Engineering
The Department of Structural Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Tanta University has organized the International Conference on Advances in Structural and Geotechnical Engineering in Hurghada City in the period 6-9/4/2015 under the auspices of Prof. El-Sayed Abdel Khalik- Minister of Higher Education- and Prof. Abdel Hakim Abdel Khalik Khalil- President of Tanta University
and with the participation of a big number of deans of faculties of engineering, as well as officials of higher education, in addition to specialists and experts from European, Asian and American institutions
The main research axes of the conference contain fields of concrete structures including repair and restoration of constructions, strengthening facilities and heavy buildings, soil machines, and the latest materials used in the field of constructions, etc.,. The research papers in the conference were presented by participants from different Arab and foreign universities in Egypt, KSA, Iraq, Canada, USA, Britain , Germany, Poland, Japan, India and China.
The conference aims at benefiting from applicative, theoretical and research studies in the field of structural and geotechnical engineering to achieve the role of Tanta University in activating the abilities of scientists and specialists and consequently to meet the actual needs of Egyptian state in the current period.The events of the conference come as an initiative to the societal participation to keep pace with the Egyptian dire needs coming clearly to surface in the sessions of the economic conference held in March 2015 in Sharm El-Sheikh.
It is worthy mentioned that the conference was held under the patronage of ministries of housing and higher education, syndicate of engineers and companies specialized in field of structures and constructional development.