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The department has been involved in various research activities in the thrust areas as mentioned below.

Structural Engineering
Earthquake engineering, Structural Materials and Concrete Technology, Structural Dynamics, FRP Reinforced Concrete Structures, Finite Element applications in structural engineering.
Geotechnical Engineering
Seismic soil-structure interaction, Soil dynamics, Physical and numerical modeling of SSI systems, Site response analysis, Soil liquefaction, Stochastic variability, Piled-Raft Foundations, Geosynthetics, Ground Improvement.
Transportation Engineering
Traffic Flow Modeling, Traffic Engineering, Public Transportation System Planning and Management, Pavement Engineering.
Water Resources Engineering
Reservoir Optimization, Drip Irrigation, Sustainable water resources development, Rain water harvesting, Flood frequency and drought mapping,  Optimization and soft computing techniques in water resource systems, River basin planning and management, Urban Hydrology, Rainfall-Runoff modelling, Groundwater modelling, Impact of climate change on water resource system.
Environmental Engineering
Water quality management, Waste minimization and sustainability, Physical and chemical processes in environmental systems, Hazardous Waste Management, Environmental Impact Assessment, Life Cycle Assessment, Air Pollution Control.
Soft Computing in Civil Engineering
Multi-criterion Decision Making (MCDM) system, Application of Fuzzy Logic and Artificial Neural Networks (ANN), Artificial Intelligence, Wavelet transformation, Genetic Algorithm, Optimization 
Green Buildings
Passive solar architecture, Building performance simulation, Energy efficient building materials, Life cycle cost analysis, Energy efficient retrofit.
Remote Sensing, Image Processing, GIS, Land use- land cover mapping and prediction


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