AITM News and Events >> “Geotechnical Laboratory Tests” Training Course Conducted for Participants from Bhutan

 
The department of Civil Engineering of AITM in collaboration with National Information Technology Institute Pvt. Ltd. (NITI Pvt. Ltd.) conducted a ten-day training course on Geotechnical Laboratory Tests for three young professional trainees from the Department of Geology and Mines, the Royal Government of Bhutan, from June 09 to June 18, 2017 at AITM. Ms. Lena Sthapit and Mr. Prakash Dulal from AITM conducted the course while Mr. Makhan Shyam Khadka assisted in laboratory sessions during the course.

The course aimed to provide necessary theoretical background on basic as well as major geotechnical laboratory tests to the participants and train them to professionally conduct the tests in their laboratories using latest laboratory test equipments and facilities. At the end of the course, the participants expressed their full confidence that they would be able to conduct the tests professionally in their laboratories back in Bhutan.

Picture 1: A glimpse of the Bhutanese participants being involved in a laboratory test in the training course.

Picture 1: A glimpse of the Bhutanese participants being involved in a laboratory test in the training course.

Picture 2: Another glimpse of a test being conducted in AITM laboratory in the training course.

Picture 2: Another glimpse of a test being conducted in AITM laboratory in the training course.

Picture 3: A glimpse of theoretical class being conducted before conducting practical tests in the training course.

Picture 3: A glimpse of theoretical class being conducted before conducting practical tests in the training course.

Picture 4: Another glimpse of a practical laboratory test being conducted in the training course.

Picture 4: Another glimpse of a practical laboratory test being conducted in the training course.

Picture 5: The participants being involved in triaxial tests in the training course.

Picture 5: The participants being involved in triaxial tests in the training course.

Picture 6: The trainers, trainees and other people involved in the training posing for photographs at the conclusion of the training course at AITM.

Picture 6: The trainers, trainees and other people involved in the training posing for photographs at the conclusion of the training course at AITM.