Kolkata, India, January 17, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- The prestigious 10th Brunel Lecture in Kolkata will be held at the seminar hall of the Narula Institute of Technology on 21st January, 2015, at 4:30pm. Mr. Duncan Gibb, General Manager of Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild Team (SCIRT), New Zealand, will deliver the lecture on the topic "Collectively we are stronger — Engineers generating collaborative solutions to strengthen community resilience post-disaster."
The lecture describes an award-winning post-disaster collaborative model of the SCIRT team, designed by engineers and organizational specialists, to meet the horizontal infrastructural challenges created by a series of devastating earthquakes that struck Christchurch in 2010 and 2011.
A unique collaborative public-private partnership created to rebuild infrastructure of Christchurch, SCIRT has grown into a strong team of 2000 members. The team is visible on over 150 project sites in Christchurch.
Mr. Gibb has been into civil engineering for 30 years and has delivered many infrastructure projects through collaborative high-performance team organization structure. In 2013, he was appointed as the 10th Brunel International Lecturer and a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers.
About Narula Institute of Technology
Narula Institute of Technology is one of the premier engineering and management colleges in West Bengal. Established in 2001, the college offers various undergraduate and postgraduate courses in engineering and management. The aim of the institution is to provide high-quality education to students and provide them the environment where they can develop their skills.
It is one among the 30 institutions under the JIS Group and is affiliated to the West Bengal University of Technology and approved by the All India Council for Technical Education. The institution is also accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council and has also received World Bank-assisted and MHRD-approved TEQIP (Phase II) grant.
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