Department of Civil Engineering

Department of Civil Engineering

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Dr. Santosh S. Mohite

Head of Department

The Department of Civil Engineering offers B.Tech. Program in Civil Engineering and was established in the year 2010 with a total sanctioned intake of 60 students for the U.G. Program. The department has emphasized on fundamental theory and practice in Civil Engineering, keeping in view the current and continuously changing scenarios in this discipline.

The Department has established state-of-art laboratories that can provide opportunities for students at all levels to get acquainted with the latest developments in various avenues of Civil Engineering. The department initiated the Centre of Excellence in the field of “Structural Auditing”, “Advance Surveying” and “Watershed Management”. This centre of excellence will act as a place to educate automation technologies to students with a focus on Training, Knowledge Transfer, Research Projects, Application Oriented Research and Innovation. The department has an excellent infrastructure with well-equipped and modern laboratories with the latest modern equipment like DGPS, Digital Rebound hammer, Core cutter, Corrosion Meter, Ultra Sonic Pulse velocity meter, Computerized Universal Testing Machine, Total Station etc. As well as the department also has three modern classrooms with LCD projectors and one large seminar hall with an interactive projector.

The department has received a grant of more than Rs. 20 Lakh for research and development. The department has excellent industry interaction and provides services like consultancy, design, auditing and testing to the industries. Since, the commencement of the program, the department has made sincere efforts in the development of students through training and industrial visits. The alumni of the department are working in the diversified areas of civil engineering all over the nation and abroad. Proud to mention that the department has published 09 patents in the last few years. Apart from the curriculum, students from the Civil Engineering department have won prizes in co-curricular and extra- curricular activities in the institute as well as in other institutes.

The Department of Civil Engineering has a total of 18 faculties with 05 Ph.D holders 02 professors, 03 Associate Professors and 13 Assistant Professors all of them have completed their post-graduation and 09 faculties have registered for their Ph.D. work. In addition to teaching and instruction, the faculty is also engaged in active research with an aim to generate innovative concepts and ideas or apply existing technologies to new applications. Faculty members are committed to service through continuing education programs and research that contributes to their field. The department has several ongoing/completed/applied research projects and industrial consultancy work from various agencies.

Department of civil engineering provides consultancy and technical support to governmental and non-government organizations in the following fields.

  • Material Testing: Steel, Cement, Sand and Aggregates.
  • Soil and Water Testing.
  • Water Resource Engineering.
  • Suvey Work
  • Third Party Auditing of Civil Engineering Works.
  • Any other special testing related to material properties.