Thrust Areas

Following thrust areas for research has been identified by the Department to align research activities.

Structural Engineering

  • Concrete Technology and Sustainable Materials
  • Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics
  • RCC, Steel, Precast and Special Structures
  • Computational Mechanics

Geotechnical Engineering

  • Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering
  • Ground Improvement Techniques
  • Numerical Modelling and Soil-structure Interaction
  • Analysis and Design of Foundations


  • Remote Sensing
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Global Positioning Systems

Construction Technology and Management

  • Construction Management
  • Building Information Modelling (BIM)
  • Sustainable Construction Technology
  • Lean Construction

Interdisciplinary Areas

  • Instrumentation and Control Engineering Department
    • Structural Health Monitoring
    • Automation in Civil Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering Department
    • Wastewater Treatment Recycle and Reuse of Wastewater
    • Alkali Activated Concrete
    • Development of Coating
  • Institute of Pharmacy
    • Self-Healing Concrete
    • Corrosion Inhibitors
    • Sustainable Geotechnical Engineering using Biochar/ Natural Fiber

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