Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya

Throughout history, many great persons have made significant contributions the field of civil engineering. I tried to diversify this list of great civil engineers to include people of ancient and well as modern times. Also I have delved deeper into other cultures that have contributed so much to our knowledge base and development so as to include a diverse list. Please note that this list is not extensive, but I hope this gives you a better perspective of lives, accomplishments and impact these people have made in our field.Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya is one such civil engineer.

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In a glittering ceremony held on 7th March 2013 at Stein Auditorium, India Habitat Center, New Delhi, was awarded as the best online publication by Construction Industry Development Council of India (CIDC).

The 5th CIDC Vishwakarma Awards were presented by Dr. Pronab Sen, Chairman, National Statistical commission & Former Principal Adviser, Planning Commission, Government of India. Many other prominent personalities from the field of construction and civil engineering also graced the occasion. is specially thankful to Sir Kaushal Kishore for his continuous encouragement and motivation. The award was jointly received by Sir Kaushal Kishore and Kanwarjot Singh on behalf of Awarded Best Online Publication Award by CIDC

About CIDC Vishwakarma Awards
The CIDC Vishwakarma awards are inspired by the spirit of construction and creation patronized by Lord Vishwakarma the ruling deity of the Construction practices in India. At the Annual CIDC Vishwakarma Awards, the work and achievements of individuals and organizations is recognized and applauded. The awards are an embodiment of encouraging truly successful efforts from individuals and organizations that have made a mark on the present Indian Construction Industry in terms of delivering better outputs, processes and creating higher benchmarks for construction industry to help in nation building.


ICI-JA Life Time Achievement Award 2011

We at are pleased to announce that our website supporter and regular contributor, Sir. Kaushal Kishore have been awarded “NATIONAL (N) ICI-JA LIFE TIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD – 2011” for his valuable contributions to the field of civil engineering.




We congratulate Sir. Kaushal Kishore and hope his work in civil engineering field gets more and more recognition and we here at continue to get his support and knowledge which will be of tremendous use to the upcoming engineers.

CIDC Vishwakarma Awards 2011

We are pleased to announce that Sir Kaushal Kishore who has been helping engineering students all over the world with his useful research and project paper submissions here at has been awarded Vishwa Karma Award 2011 by CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL (CIDC Set up by Planning Commission Govt of India) for Category Academician/Technologist/Scientist/Innovator on 7th March 2011 at New Delhi.


We wish him heartiest congratulations and hope he will win more and more awards and show us the way to make this Civil Engineering Portal a great learning website for civil engineers.
CIDC Vishwakarma Awards 2011

Vincent T. H. CHU – Helping Civil Engineers Worldwide

Vincent T. H. CHU is renowned internationally as walking encyclopedia of civil engineering. He is the recipient of the Ombudsman’s Award 2007 under complaint-related category and Young Engineer of the Year Award 2008 (Merit) organized by the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers. The followings are the major achievements of Vincent Chu over the past few years:

(I) Extreme Popularity of Engineering Books on International Scale
Vincent T. H. CHUVincent Chu is the author of five internationally popular civil engineering books, namely “200 Questions and Answers on Practical Civil Engineering Work” , “Civil Engineering Practical Notes A-Z”, “Ask Vincent Chu (Common FAQ on Practical Civil Engineering Works)”, “The Underlying Reasons in Practical Civil Engineering Works” and “A Closer Look at Prevailing Civil Engineering Practice – What, Why and How” which entail a list of useful practical experience, Q&As and knowledge that engineers should acquire. The five books were written within 5 years (2005-2009) and they obtained overwhelming good comments from engineers around the world. They are the “must-read” engineering books of a civil engineer.
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