Register: FEB/05/2019, Submit: FEB/10/2019, Eligibility: Students and professionals of all disciplines, bachelor’s/undergraduate, master’s/undergraduate. Ph.D. students; individually, teams up to 5 members, Fee: Students 15 USD, professionals 25 USD (until NOV/07/2018); students 25 USD, professionals 35 USD (NOV/08 – DEC/22/2018); students 40 USD, professionals 60 USD (DEC/23/2018 – FEB/05/2019); + taxes; Awards: Winner 80,000 INR (Indian rupee) (about 1,130 USD); Runner-up 50,000 INR (about 710 USD); People’s Choice (1 student and 1 professional) 25,000 INR (about 355 USD) each; 5 Honorable Mentions (2 students and 3 professionals) 12,000 INR (about 170 USD) each
Urbanization, the key to the future – a good or a bad one at that? On August 2018, Kerala & some parts of Kodagu, India faced one of the worst Floods of the century, with 300+ deaths and infrastructure damages over Rs. 8,000 crores (1.1 Billion USD). Every time disaster hits, we as humans do everything in our power to suppress it, provide aid and rehabilitate. But even the most advanced prevention systems and methods fail.