Faculty of Engineering
The Department of Civil Engineering
Civil Engineering is a rewarding and challenging profession.
Primary endeavours of the civil engineer are building and maintaining the physical infrastructure of our society, as well as the utilization and conservation of natural resources for the benefit of humanity.
The majority of the infrastructure that surrounds us is the work of a civil engineer. Airports, Pipelines, Bridges, Sewage treatment plants, Buildings, Transportation systems, Dams, Tunnels, Harbors, Water distribution and wastewater collection systems, Industrial facilities, Water treatment plants, Irrigation channels are examples of application of civil engineering.
Department Chair and Professor — Sai Vanapalli
The department of civil engineering accepts around 100 new undergraduate students and 100 graduate students a year. It employs 19 professors covering all fields of civil engineering working in cutting edge laboratories.