National Conference on Futuristic Structural Engineering StructE NatCon 2024

8-10 November, 2024 | PHD House, New Delhi


Prof. R. Pradeep Kumar
President, IAStruct & Director, CSIR-CBRI
Conference Chair & Organising Committee Chairman
Mr. Manoj Mittal
Immediate Past President, IAStructE & Civil & Structural Engineering Consultant
Conference Co-Chair & Students & Young Eng. Events Comm. Chairman
Mr. Alok Bhowmick
Past President, IAStructE & Governing Council Member & MD, B&S Eng. Consultants Pvt Ltd
Conference Co-Chair & Sponsorship/ Exhibition Comm. Chairman
Dr. S P Anchuri
Governing Council member, IAStructE & Chief Consultant, Anchuri & Anchuri
Organizing Secretary
Dr. Shilpa Pal
Hon. Secretary, IAStructE & Associate Prof., Delhi Technological University
Technical Committee Chairman
Dr. Ajay Chourasia
Chief Scientist, CSIR-CBRI
Technical Committee Co-Chairman
Dr. R. Siva Chidambaram
Scientist, CSIR-CBRI
Students & Young Eng. Events Co-Chair
Mr Shounak Mitra
Member, IAStructE & Head - Codes & Approvals (Fastening Systems) Hilti (India) Pvt Ltd

Structural engineering stands at the frontier of innovation, shaping the future of sustainable infrastructure. The Indian Association of Structural Engineering (IAStructE) proudly thrilled to announce the forthcoming National Conference on Futuristic Structural EngineeringStructE NatCon 2024" scheduled to take place during 8th-10th November 2024, at PHD House, New Delhi, with the aim to showcase India's pivotal role in driving advancements of Structural Engineering. IAStructE is national apex body of structural engineers in India established with the objective to cater to the overall professional needs of structural engineers. With a rich legacy of engineering excellence, IAStructE spearheads initiatives that catalyze positive change and elevate the standards of structural engineering practice.

This conference offers a unique opportunity for industry professionals, researchers, academics, and students to engage in meaningful dialogue, share insights, and collaborate on interdisciplinary solutions that address the most pressing challenges facing in the field of structural engineering and to delve into cutting-edge advancements that are reshaping the landscape of structural engineering. Hence, participants can expect to gain invaluable knowledge, forge new connections, and be inspired by the latest innovations in the field.The conference will feature paper presentations by researchers around the world, keynote speeches by invited speakers and several discussions addressing the state-of-the-art technologies and future challenges in Structural Engineering. In addition, IAStructE would also appreciate the efforts of the scientists and engineers through various categories of award. Mahendra Raj Memorial Lecture and Structural Engineers Day shall also be celebrated during the event. There will be special sessions and activities for students and young engineers.

The overarching theme of this conference revolves around the pursuit of innovation in structural engineering. With a focus on sustainability, resilience, and leveraging artificial intelligence and machine learning (AIML), this event seeks to explore transformative strategies that will define the future of structural engineering. The key topics of the conference include the following.

  • Global Innovations in Structural Engineering: Addressing structural design innovations in terms of reducing energy consumption, minimizing waste, making use of renewable resources, and advancements in research in the field.
  • Sustainability in Built Environment: Addressing the urgent need for environmentally conscious practices in construction and infrastructure development.
  • AI&ML Applications in Structural Engineering: Harnessing the power of artificial intelligence and machine learning to optimize design processes, improve efficiency, and enhance safety in structural projects.
  • Structural Resilience - Vision for the Future: Anticipating and mitigating the impact of natural disasters and unforeseen challenges through resilient design and forward-thinking strategies.
  • Health Monitoring, Forensic Structural Engineering: Exploring innovative approaches to prolonging the lifespan of existing infrastructure, reducing maintenance costs, and enhancing functionality.
  • Advances in Construction Materials & Technologies: Showcasing breakthroughs in materials science and construction methodologies that are revolutionizing the way we build and maintain structures.
IAStructE cordially invites academicians, researchers, practitioners, and thought leaders to participate and contribute for the presentation at the conference. Contributions should align with the conference themes and offer fresh perspectives, innovative methodologies, and practical insights that contribute to the advancement of structural engineering.There will be ample opportunities for manufacturers and other organisations to support the event by sponsorship and show casing their products and technologies to the enlightened participants. Mark your calendars and save the date for this exciting event! Stay tuned for further details regarding registration, speakers, and program highlights. For inquiries and updates, please visit .

We look forward to welcoming you to the “National Conference on Futuristic Structural Engineering (StructE NatCon 2024)” and cordially invite you to participate and contribute to StructE NatCon 2024 to embarking on a journey towards a built environment that is resilient, sustainable, and equitable for all with the discovery, collaboration, and transformation.In this way, together we will lay the foundation for a future where infrastructure serves as a catalyst for societal progress, economic prosperity, and environmental stewardship.


Technical Paper Presentation
Panel Discussion
Invited Lectures by Renowned Structural Engineers
Mahendra Raj Memorial Lecture
Celebration of Structural Engineers Day
Model Making / Quiz Competition (Students & Budding Engineers)
Technical Poster Presentation Competition (Students & Budding Engineers)
IAStructE National Award Ceremony
Model Making / Quiz Competition (Students & Budding Engineers)
IAStructE Best Student Chapter Award
Working lunch / Networking Dinner
* Possibilities are being explored to tie up with some renowned publishers to publish the selected papers after critical review in the scopus-indexed conference proceedings. Will be updated shortly.

Important Deadlines

Submission of Abstracts - 30 June'24
Acceptance Intimation - 31 July'24
Full paper submission - 31 August'2024
Early Bird Registration (20% Discount) - 15 July'24
Early Bird Registration (10% Discount) - 15 September'24
Regular Registration - 31 October'24

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