Our alumnus Sajeev P K wins Dubai government’s prestigious award
Aroma international contracting company owned by Sajeev P.K (89 Civil) wins Dubai Government's prestigious Taqdeer Award for outstanding performance in the field of employee welfare for the fourth consecutive year. Sajeev. P.K is the managing director of Aroma International Building Contracting LLC, started in 1998 and specialized in the field of Building construction. It is indeed a moment of great pride and happiness for the entire TKM fraternity.
Our esteemed alumnus Professor P.A. Muhammed Basheer, FREng, has become the new President of the Institute of Concrete Technology (ICT), to serve for the next two years. The ICT is the only professional body in the world in the field of concrete with authority to issue professional qualifications. Corporate members of the ICT could become Chartered members of the Engineering Council, like other professional institutions in Engineering. Professor Basheer will be serving the ICT as its president when the Institute celebrates its 50th anniversary next year. The ICT offers the following membership grades: Student, Graduate, Technician, Affiliate, Associate, Corporate Member and Fellow, depending on educational qualifications and training in concrete. In addition, ICT has Retired Members and Honorary Fellows.
Professor Basheer, who is a Fellow of the ICT, says he is very pleased and honoured to be elected to serve as its President. At his acceptance speech, he has highlighted his 40 year long journey in concrete, with his undergraduate main project on the Design of High Strength Concrete and continuing this journey with a Masters degree by research in structural concrete, followed by a PhD and DSc in Durability of Concrete. He is also a Fellow of the American Concrete Institute (ACI), and a member of several technical committees of both ACI and RILEM (International Union of Laboratories and Experts in Construction Materials, Systems and Structures). He received the CANMET/ACI Award for sustained contributions made to concrete technology research in 2012 and the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Civil Engineering Research Association of Ireland in 2014. The India Chapter of the ACI honoured him by hosting an international conference in his name in 2016, which was attended by more than 550 participants from 32 countries. He says he is looking forward to working with global partners during his term in office as the President.
Novezo signed an agreement to acquire HCL infotech with a purchase price of 147 cores and takeover their 800 plus employees
Our alumnus Nizamuddin Mohammed (97 Mechanical) has joined Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM) as the CEO of Maker Village, Kalamassery.
makervillage.in is India's largest electronic hardware incubator and ESDM facility, established under Central Govt's Ministry of Electronics & IT, IIITM-Kerala, and KSUM.
MV looks to engage and collaborate with corporates, academia, and individuals/ entrepreneurs associated with electronic hardware, innovation, and related startups.
Congrats and best wishes Nizamuddin Mohammed