Students of the Faculty of Civil Engineering took part in the virtual student scientific practical conference "The Role of Higher Education in Society: students' applied research 2023" organised by Alytus College 1

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18-20 April 2023 A virtual student scientific practical conference “The Role of Higher Education in Society: students’ applied research 2023” was organised during the Week of Scientific Events at Alytus College.

This year’s conference featured 56 presentations on topics ranging from health and environmental sustainability to information technology applications, engineering and more. The conference was divided into 5 different sections, with presentations by students from Vilnius, Kaunas, Klaipėda, Šiauliai and Panevėžys colleges, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Lithuanian University of Sport, Vytautas Magnus University. Students from Poland also participated in the conference and gave presentations.

In the section “Sustainable Environment, Engineering and Technology”, 11 presentations were presented, including two presentations by first-year students of the Faculty of Civil Engineering and Building Engineering Systems study programmes at our College of Civil Engineering: “The Effect of Wood Biomass Ash on the Physical Properties of Cementitious Concrete” and “Innovations in Construction Materials”.

The students’ research was supervised by Dr. Marija Vaičienė, Associate Professor at the Department of Civil Engineering.

Photos by M. Vaičienė