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

  • Environmental Engineering: Water quality management, Transport theory, Waste minimization and sustainability, Physical and chemical processes in environmental systems, Hazardous Waste Management, Groundwater Contaminant Transport modeling and Simulation. 
  • Water Resources Engineering: Reservoir Optimization, Drip Irrigation, Sustainable water resources development, Water quality and quantity management modeling, Optimization and soft computing techniques in water supply and wastewater treatment systems, River basin planning and Watershed hydrology, Rain Water Harvesting, Ground water modeling. 
  • Soft Computing in Civil Engineering: Application of Fuzzy Logic and Artificial Neural Networks (ANN), Artificial Intelligence, Genetic Algorithm, Optimization, Multi-criterion Decision Making (MCDM) system. 
  • Transportation Engineering: Rural accessibility planning, Traffic Flow Modeling, Traffic Engineering, Capacity and Level of Service analysis, Public Transportation System Planning and Management, Recycling of materials, Pavement Management.
  • Green Buildings: Passive solar architecture, Solar energy, Building performance simulation, Energy efficient building materials, Life cycle cost analysis, Sustainable Architecture, Energy Efficient Building Design.
  • Planning and Management: Construction and infrastructure Planning and Management.
  • Geotechnical Engineering.
  • Structural Engineering. 


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