NCRSS 2017

National Conference on Rehabilitation and Strengthening of Structures (NCRSS)


13th to 14th December 2017
Starting at 8:30am


The Conference will feature a plenary and technical sessions accompanied by an exhibition.

The key focus areas of the NCRSS-2017 include:

Testing of Existing Structures

Condition Survey, Testing and Assessment of Old & Damaged Structures

Non-destructive Testing

Cracking in Brick Masonry

Fatigue and Fracture

Retrofitting Methodologies

Concrete Repair: Materials and Methods

Fire Damaged Structures

Earthquake Damaged Structures

Repair of Corrosion-damaged Structures

Building Failures, Diagnosis and Avoidance

Use of Epoxy Compounds

FRP Technology

Design, Analysis and Application of FRP

Strengthening of Concrete Structures using FRP

Developments of FRP

Codes for FRP design & its applications

Case Studies (Rehabilitation & Strengthening)


Bridge Management and Maintenance

Barrages and Dams

Other Infrastructure

Protection of Concrete Structures

Repair of Other Structures

Steel Buildings

Railway Steel Bridges

Bunkers and Silos

National Invited Speakers

Dr. Wajahat H. Mirza, PhD (UK)

Dr. Wajahat H. Mirza, PhD (UK)

Director, Construction Chemicals Div.

Imporient Chemicals (Pvt) Ltd.

Engr. Sarfraz Ahmad

Managing Director

Progressive Consultants (Pvt) Ltd. Lahore

Prof. Dr. Syed Muhammad Ali, P.E.

EERI-GFDRR Housner Fellow

Director Earthquake Engineering Centre,University of Engineering & Technology,Peshawar

Prof. Dr. Syed Ali Rizwan

Chairman, Civil Engineering Departmant

Superior University, Lahore

Submission Guidelines

Those wishing to present papers are invited to upload abstracts of about 250-400 words in English language on MS Word format and send us below given email address.

[email protected]

A panel of experts will evaluate abstracts. Full length manuscripts of accepted abstracts are required to be submitted by the specified date.

Language of the Conference

The language of the Conference will be English.

Abstract Format Paper Format

Registration Fee

All participants are required to register for the Conference.

Registration fee will cover refreshment, lunch and Conference material.

Online registration will be available on UoL website from July 15, 2017.

ParticipantsRS 3000
StudentsRS 1000

Registration fee waiver is available for participants presenting paper at the Conference.

Important Dates

Call for Abstract 01-09-2017
Abstract Submission Deadline 24-09-2017
Notification of Acceptance 15-09-2017
Full Paper plus CV Submission Deadline 29-09-2017
Notification of Accepted Papers 30-10-2017
Registration Deadline 07-12-2017
Conference Dates December 13-14, 2017

Registration Details:

a) You may deposit your registration fee in any of the following bank accounts of The University of Lahore at any branch in Pakistan:

1. Bank Al Habib

Title of Account : The University of Lahore

Bank Account Number : (0044-0081-000060-01-2)

Branch Code : (0044) Tohkar Niaz Baig, Lahore

2. Allied Bank Limited

Title of Account : The University of Lahore

Bank Account Number : (0010001432730027)

Branch Code : (0191) Defense Road Campus Branch, Lahore

b) After depositing the amount, you are requested to please email us the scanned copy of the original bank deposit slip along with your Full name, PEC Number (if any), CNIC copy, Email ID and Contact number on the following email addresses:

1. [email protected]

2. [email protected]

c) In case of registration under student category, you must have to send the scanned copy of original document proof for the current enrolment in any degree awarding institution along with the above documents.

d) Participants will be entertained with Refreshments and many other conference materials etc.

Conference Schedule

09:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Opening Session

1. Recitation
2. University Presentation / Opening remarks by Dean
3. Address by Chief Guest
4. Keynote Presentation - 1
5. Keynote Presentation - 2
6. Keynote Presentation - 3
7. Keynote Presentation - 4
12:30 PM - 02:00 PM

Lunch Break + Exhibition

02:00 PM - 04:30 PM

Technical Session - 1

Chairman: Mr. Sarfaraz Ahmed
Co-chairman: Dr. Attaullah Shah
1. Presentation - 1
2. Presentation - 2
3. Presentation - 3
03:00 PM - 03:15 PM
4. Presentation - 4
5. Presentation - 5
6. Presentation - 6
09:30 PM - 11:30 PM

Technical Session - 2

Chairman: Dr. Wajahat Mirza
Co-chairman: Dr. Rukhsana Rahooja
1. Presentation - 1
2. Presentation - 2
3. Presentation - 3
4. Presentation - 4
5. Presentation - 5
6. Presentation - 6
11:30 AM – 03:00 PM

Technical Session - 3

Chairman: Dr. Mahboob
Co-chairman: Dr. Muhammad Ali
1. Presentation - 1
2. Presentation - 2
3. Presentation - 3
12:30 PM – 02:00 PM
4. Presentation - 4
5. Presentation - 5
6. Presentation - 6
03:00 PM – 04:00 PM

Closing Session

1. Award and Certificates Distribution
2. Closing Speech
04:00 PM - 04:30 PM

Tea Break

Conference Secretariat

Prof.Dr. Mahboob Ali

Conference Secretary

Prof.Dr. Zulfiqar Ali

Conference Coordinator

Prof. Dr. Zahid A. Siddiqi

Conference Technical Coordinator

Organizers -NRCSS 2017

Mr. Awais Raoof

Chairman Board of Governors

Dr Mujahid Kamran

Rector UOL

Mr. Nasir Mehmood

Pro Rector Academics UOL

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The University of Lahore

The University of Lahore is recognized as the private sector largest university of Pakistan. UoL believes in commercialization and entrepreneurship and has invested in the establishment of enterprises in order to ensure that its students gain hands-on experience that actually matters for graduating students. UoL has above 36000 students, about 1500 faculty members and 6 fully functional campuses in Pakistan and abroad.

The University of Lahore has expanded internationally with its first move to Uganda providing support to setup a medical school. UoL believes that internationalization is an important step towards ensuring that experiences are shared both academically and intellectually. UoL has the largest international community in a private sector university with students from 15 different countries.

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