International Conference on Materials Innovation and Sustainable Infrastructure (ICMISI 2024)
The International Conference on Materials Innovation and Sustainable Infrastructure (ICMISI 2024) was a significant event organized by the Department of Civil Engineering at Vishnu Institute of Technology, Bhimavaram. Held from February 2nd to 3rd, 2024, the conference operated in hybrid mode, allowing both physical and virtual participation. A total of 171 research papers were submitted from various countries, representing 42 academic institutions across 5 nations. Out of these submissions, 115 papers were selected for presentation at the conference.
A diverse group of 300 participants engaged in the conference, contributing to vibrant discussions and knowledge exchange. The event featured esteemed keynote speakers and plenary speakers who shared their insights and experiences in the field. Notably, 9 keynote speakers and 3 plenary speakers from different countries enriched the conference with the summary of their research findings.
The inaugural session of ICMISI 2024 was graced by distinguished guests. Dr. M. V. Ravibabu, the Head of the Department at the National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, Hyderabad, India, and Dr. K. V. Suryabhagavan, a Professor at Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia, were honored as the chief guest and guest of honor, respectively.
A highlight of the event was the unveiling of the ICMISI 2024 souvenir, marking the occasion with a commemorative publication. Additionally, the conference offered a platform for networking and collaboration among researchers, practitioners, and industry stakeholders.
The significance of the conference extends beyond its immediate proceedings, as peer-reviewed and accepted papers are slated for publication in the prestigious Journal of Physics: Conference Series, indexed in Scopus. This ensures the dissemination of valuable research outcomes to a wider audience, contributing to the advancement of knowledge in the field of materials innovation and sustainable infrastructure.
Furthermore, the support of platinum sponsors such as Sagar Cement and Jindal Steel underscores the industry's recognition of the conference's importance and relevance. Their sponsorship demonstrates a commitment to fostering innovation and sustainability in infrastructure development.
Overall, ICMISI 2024 served as a vital platform for interdisciplinary exchange, fostering collaboration and driving progress towards more sustainable and innovative infrastructure solutions.