The Department of Civil Engineering, School of Engineering in association with Office of International Affairs is organizing an International Webinar series. 


The Webinar series will feature lectures by leading academicians and researchers from across the globe in the domain of Civil Engineering.


The first webinar in the series is scheduled on Wednesday, 10 August 2022 and will feature Dr. Ing. Michael Bühler, Professor of Construction Business Management from HTWG Konstanz – University of Applied Science, Konstanz, Germany. 


Join us for Prof. Michael Bühler’s lecture on “The Engineer of the Future – CIVIL VISION 2030”


Virtual meeting link for Prof. Michael’s webinar – 

Overview of the Webinar

The world is undergoing an unprecedented rapid demographic and technological change along with an unabated growth of the world’s population. Failure to act on climate change, resource scarcity and urbanization – in both emerging and developed countries – are other macro trends we face.  

The engineer of the future is therefore of central importance. Engineers must not focus solely on technical tasks and feasibility, but must also take into account the needs and requirements of the individual, consider the social framework conditions, and include our cultural circumstances. 

The Civil Vision 2030 is at the service of the sustainable and ecological development of our civil society and the associated necessary and rapid transformation to a decarbonized economy. 

In particular, it includes a systemic vision for our built environment.


Brief Profile of the Resource Person

Dr. Michael is currently Professor of Construction Business Management at the University of Applied Sciences in Kontanz, Germany. Prof. Michael has a PhD in civil engineering and an MBA with finance and accounting specialisation. His research and teaching interests focus on infrastructure planning and development, the future of the engineering       profession and the Fourth Industrial Revolution. He was previously the Head of Infrastructure and Urban Development at the World Economic Forum. Prof. Bühler has over 25 years of international, academic and professional experience in the construction, mining and real-estate industries.