Conversations with REinforced Engineers
Conversations with Reinforced Engineers is a podcast series from three civil engineers, namely Krishna Ram, Padmadip Joshi and Gokul G Kumar to set off the journey to a better understanding of civil engineering from a fresh angle along with engaging discussions to broaden your mind and become a Reinforced Engineer. Scroll along to listen to our latest episodes.
Check out our recent podcast episodes here:
CWRE 014: Summarising the Lockdown: An Informal Discussion
In this week’s episode of Conversations with Reinforced Engineers Podcast, we set aside the usual convention and talk about the past couple of months informally.
CWRE 013: The new normal | Stories and Insights from an Architect with Ar. Meghna Srivastava
The discussion revolves around how the architecture industry survived the pandemic. Discussion revolves around managing office and site from home, client management, opportunities, and changing needs of the market. Join in to know more!
CWRE 012: Strengthening the unorganised sector in construction: Labour welfare in construction sites
In this week’s episode, on an occasion and celebration of Engineer’s Day. We discuss about the construction industry and impact of Covid on labourers, talk about labour welfare scheme, how we can strengthen the sector and much more. Joining with us for this week’s discussion is Urja Gandhi and Khushi Shah from CEPT University, Gujarat.
CWRE 011: Mutual Funds Sahi Hai?
In this week’s episode, we dive into detail about mutual funds as an investment opportunity, it’s types and other factors and terms associated with it such as expense ratio, exit load, etc. If you haven’t already, check out the article by Krishna Ram on Mutual Funds here.
CWRE 010: Introduction to Smart Cities | Exploring Pune and Indore
In this weeks discussion we take up Smart Cities, its definition, some statistics, case studies etc. The discussion revolves around smart cities in India, features, strategies, implementation etc. Later the discussion leads to 2 cities, Pune and Indore and how they are handling various aspects such as transportation, water supply, waste management, integrated traffic management systems, good governance etc.
CWRE 009: Precast Construction | Introduction and the future
In this week’s episode we introduce you to Mr. Ashish Prabhakaran, a Project management enthusiast and a Civil engineer with commendable experience in the precast industry. The discussion revolves around emerging precast industry in the world as well as in India, opportunities, challenges face by the industry and its future during post-covid times. We also dive into some of the major questions, which comes to a common man’s mind when he thinks and discusses precast construction.
CWRE 008: Cycling | Journey from a sport to a mode of transport
In this week’s episode, we have our special guest Rebecca Laurel all the way from Leicester, UK. In the discussion we have tried to cover different types of bicycles, reviewing existing infrastructure of the city, experience of cycling on temporary/permanent infrastructure and much more. Grab your bicycles and join us in our journey to understand cycling as a revolution for a sustainable mode of transportation. Follow Rebecca’s blog here or on YouTube
CWRE 007: Cycling Infrastructure | Introduction to design and implementation challenges
In this week’s episode, we dive into the discussion with our first ever guest speaker Mr. Rahul Dagli about Cycling as a culture. In the discussion we have tried to cover some of design and implementation challenges with references from cities across the globe. Grab your cycles and join us in our journey to understand cycling revolution. Read Better streets, better cities: A guide to street design in Urban India here
CWRE 006: Disaster Management | Experiences and Examples
In this weeks episode of CWRE we discuss about Disaster Management and why it is very relevant today. Krishna and Gokul shares their experiences from Kerala floods J&K earthquakes and Padmadip shares his experiences and examples from Cyclone Vayu and the Gujarat Earthquake. We also dive in to analyse some of the global examples such as the recent Lebanon explosion or the Mauritius oil spills.
CWRE 005: Investing and Personal Finance talks with Krishna
In this weeks episode of CWRE we discuss about Investing and Personal Finance aspects from a fresh perspective. Krishna shares his experiences in the stock markets, his mistakes and learnings over 5 years, what should one look out for etc. Check out the original article by Krishna Ram here: What I learned after 5 years of Investing by E S Krishna Ram
CWRE 004: Current state of Education System in India – Part II
In this week’s episode of CWRE, we start from where we left off in last week’s episode about The Current State of Education System in India. We are sharing a brief story, mostly from engineers perspective. We will be continuing the discussion revolving around students and parents’ mindset, opportunities in the sector, brain drain philosophy, education Infrastructure and the future requirements and much more. Check out the transcript here
CWRE 003: Current state of Education System in India – Part I
In this week’s episode of CWRE, we dive into details about The Current State of Education System in India. We are sharing a brief story mostly from engineers perspective. Discussion revolves around students and parents mindset, opportunities in the sector, brain drain philosophy, education Infrastructure and the future requirements and much more. Check out the transcript here
CWRE 002: Impact of COVID-19 on the Construction Industry
In this week’s episode of CWRE we dive into details about the impact of COVID-19 on the Construction Industry. Padmadip shares a brief outlook of the sector followed by challenges faced by the same in the current times. Some of the other questions raised includes: Health and Safety issues on site, Innovation and Research in the sector, Digitization, Collaboration and Technological Transformation during times of this pandemic.
CWRE 001: Introducing Conversations with Reinforced Engineers
Conversations with Reinforced Engineers is a podcast series from E S Krishna Ram, Padmadip Joshi and Gokul G Kumar. Join us on the very first episode to set of the journey to better understanding of civil engineering from a different angle along with engaging discussions to broaden your mind and become a Reinforced Engineer.