VTU Research Centre in the Department of Civil Engineering was started in the year 2002, with provision for Ph.D. (Full Time / Part Time), Integrated Ph.D. and M.Sc. (Engg.). Since then the research facility is available for research scholars to carry out research in their specific area. Students and research scholars are encouraged to take up inter disciplinary research in various domains like Transportation Engineering, Highway Engineering, Hydraulics and Water Resource Management, Remote Sensing and GIS, Soft computing, etc
The faculties of the program are actively involved in publication of the technical/research papers in various national and international journals and conferences.
The faculty members of the department are involved in carrying out research activities and funding is also sanctioned from various agencies to encourage the research works.
Both internal and external Research scholars have registered for Ph.D under VTU research centre. Among 12 external scholars two scholars have awarded Ph.D under VTU and three internal scholars have registered and pursuing their Ph.D.
Research Guides and Areas Available for Ph.D Program
The faculty members both from parent Institution and other Institutions have enrolled their names for the pursuance of their Ph.D. Further two scholars have awarded Ph.D. under the VTU during the year 2018-19. And one faculty received Ph.D. during the year 2016-17.
Total Research Scholars: Ph.D: 14 Registered (VTU), 01 Awarded (VTU)
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The faculty members of the department are also actively involved in consultancy work in addition to their regular academic work. The department undertakes consultancy services both from government and private organizations and generates the revenue to the extent of Rs.20 to Rs.25 lakh per year by soil testing, material testing, water and wastewater tests, road design, Benkle Beam Testing, Third party inspection tests; survey works using Total Station, Proof Testing etc.
Industry Institute Interaction
Our department also organises the industry institute interaction for students to give exposure for outside world and enrich their knowledge.
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Faculty Pursuing PhD
Faculties are encouraged to do Ph.D and currently seven faculties have registered and pursuing their PhD.
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