The College of Engineering held a speaker session on Sunday 1st of December 2019 in the Male Theatre at Alfaisal University, Riyadh, on the topic “Welcoming a new era: Transforming the construction industry through Technology & Internship Opportunities”. The guest invited to illuminate the students and faculty on the subject was Mr. Sreekanth Sreenivasan, Head of Business development of Katerra’s Middle East operations. Katerra is a technology driven offsite Construction Company that believes in transforming construction through ground breaking technology.
He spoke about integrating new technologies into constructing new styles of projects, creating a combination of design with manufacturing efficiency to maximize speed & reduce costs, sustainable materials and energy saving products, reduction of waste and importance of AI & DFMA.
The audience were shown several video clips of the successful projects done by Katerra worldwide which also showcased their innovative strategies such as the K-90, a 90 day construction plan strategy.
This session comes as a continuity of College of Engineering Weekly Lecture Series.