The Department of Civil Engineering has been in existence since 2006 and since then has grown into a full-fledged department, actively undertaking research, publishing in international journals and creating entrepreneurial skills among its students. The department boasts of one of the best faculty teams in the country with highly experienced and acclaimed professors.
Out of 14 faculty members in the department 6 of them have obtained doctorate degree from reputed universities and Institutions such as I.I.T’s/ I.I.Sc. Some of them are pursuing Ph.D. The faculty members along with students carry out innovative and challenging projects of technical and social importance. The academic programmes include, B. E., M.Tech (CADS), MSc(Eng). and Ph.D. Many of our students hold good positions in top ranked academic institutions, industry and government in different parts of our country.
The department is equipped with top notch high quality state-of-the-art laboratory facilities to carryout research and consultancy activities in various domains of civil engineering such as Environmental, Geology, Hydraulics and Water Resource, Material testing, Geo technical, Structural, CAD Studio and Sustainable Infrastructure development. The enthusiastic students of the department have formed “NIRMAAN Association” and conduct several co-scholastic programs under this banner. CIVILITY is the newsletter brought out by Civil engineering department along with Nirmaan. This gives an opportunity for students to showcase their writing skills both in technical and general aspects. The Builders Association of India, Mysore chapter has established its students-wing “SHILPI” in the department, through which many activities like field trips, site visits and special lectures are arranged, Training after completion of 8th semester in Quantitative surveying & Estimation is provided for better placement.
The Department has a Research Centre, wherein 3 candidates have registered for their Ph.D. under the V.T.U. and are being guided by senior faculty members in various fields of engineering.