Admissions to Post-Graduate Programmes of Department of Civil Engineering in July 2013

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Admissions to Post
-
Graduate Programmes

of Department of Civil Engineering

in July 2013


The Department


Established

in

1961
,

the

Department

of

Civil

Engineering

at

IIT

Kanpur

aims

at

producing

high
-
quality

technical

human

resources

to

meet

the

needs

of

the

nation―

industries,

R&D

organizations

and

educational

institutes
.

The

Department

is

active

in

conceptual

teaching,

research

in

frontier

areas,

national
-
level

consulting,

and

strong

outreach

activities
.



The Post
-
Graduate Programmes

The

Department

offers

Master

of

Technology

(MTech)

and

Doctor

of

Philosophy

(PhD)

degrees

in

the

following

specializations
:




Engineering

Geosciences



Environmental

Engineering

(only

PhD

degree)



Geoinformatics



Geotechnical

Engineering



Hydraulics

&

Water

Resources

Engineering



Structural

Engineering



Transportation

Engineering


The

emphasis

of

the

post
-
graduate

programmes

is

on

learning

fundamental

principles

in

the

subject

area,

developing

deep

understanding

of

a

facet

of

the

chosen

specialization,

honing

creative

&

independent

thinking,

and

on

adapting

&

solving

problems

of

inter
-
disciplinary

nature
.

Admissions

to

these

programmes

are

not

restricted

to

only

civil

engineers
.

For

example,

the

MTech

programme

in

Engineering

Geosciences

is

also

open

to

graduates

with

M
.
Sc
.

degree

in

geosciences
.

In

addition,

the

department

also

administers

an

interdisciplinary

MTech

program

in

Environmental

Engineering

&

Management

(EEM)
,

which

is

open

to

graduates

with

bachelor’s

degree

in

a

large

number

of

subjects
;

for

details

on

the

EEM

Programme,

please

contact

Dr
.

P
.
M
.

Prasad

(pmprasad@iitk
.
ac
.
in),

Convener,

EEM

Program
.



Details

of

admission

procedures,

eligibility

requirements,

financial

assistance

and

course

requirements,

please

select

the

link

of

“Academics”

followed

by

“Postgraduate

Program”

and

“Admissions”

on

this

web
-
page
.

The

last

date

for

receiving

completed

application

forms

is

April

11
,

2013
.

Research Facilities

The

state
-
of
-
the
-
art

research

facilities

added

in

the

Department

over

the

last

decade

include
:

Servo
-
hydraulic

actuators,

shake

table,

eccentric

mass

shaker,

accelerometer
-
based

wireless

mea
-
surement

system,

fibre

optic
-
based

strain

&

tem
-
perature

measurement

system,

pseudo
-
dynamic

testing

facility


Advanced

triaxial

system

including

dynamic

load
-
ing,

bender

elements,

ring

shear

apparatus,

dila
-
tometer,

SASW,

pressure

meter,

seismic

down

hole

system

Robotic

&

motorized

total

stations,

digital

theodo
-
lites

&

levels,

geodetic

differential

GPS

receivers,

terrestrial

laser

scanner,

range

camera,

integra
-
ted

GPS

and

INS

system,

photogrammetric

work
-
station,

softwares

for

geospatial

processing

AAS,

WDXRF,

resistivity

meter,

hydrobios

sedi
-
ment

corer

echo

sounder,

water

analysis

equip
-
ment,

exploration

seismograph,

stereoscopy

sta
-
tion

for

the

worldwide

aeronet

project,

GPS,

drill

cores

scanner,

GPR,

survey

instrument,

petro
-
logical

microscopes

Facility

for

physical

modelling

of

rivers

and

hy
-
draulic

testing

of

pipes,

acoustic

doppler

veloci
-
meter,

apparatus

for

measuring

fluid

friction,

mo
-
mentum

and

energy

losses,

hydrology

system,

hydro
-
meteorological

observatory

Profilograph,

rotational

viscometer,

vacuum

visco
-
meter,

asphalt

fatigue

testing,

skid

tester,

thin

film

oven

tester,

driver

testing,

stone

polish

ma
-
chine,

traffic

speed

radar,

asphalt

ignition

tester,

GPS,

vehicle

classification

system

HR
-
TOF
-
MS,

IC,

HPLC,

AAS,

TOC,

CHNOS

analy
-
zer,

GC
-
ECD
-
FID,

UV
-
visible

spectrometer,

GC
-
MS,

HDTLC,

OPC,

CCP,

SMPS,

APS,

CCN,

particle

absorption

soot

photometer,

MOUDI,

fog

chamber


Current Research Interests


Mechanics

and

modeling

of

rivers
;

surface

&

groundwater

management
;

flow

&

transport

through

saturated

porous

media
;

integrated

hydrological

modelling
;

neural

networks

&

know
-
ledge

extraction
;

stochastic

hydrology


Transportation

network

optimization
;

traffic

flow

theory
;

traffic

facilities

design
;

driver

behaviour

modeling
;

traveler

information

system
;

pavement

material

charac
-
terization
;

pavement

design

&

maintenance
;

traffic

safety
;

highway

financing


Remote

sensing

for

earth

resources,

urban

mapping,

environment,

archaeology
;

photogra
-
mmetry
,

GPS,

GIS

and

pattern

recognition

applications
;

terrestrial,

airborne

and

mobile

laser

scanning
;

visualization
;

LBS,

flood

and

noise

propagation

modeling
;

WebGIS


Fluvial

geomorphology

and

sedimentology
;

shallow

sub
-
surface

stratigraphy

of

sedi
-
mentary

basins
;

tectonic

geomorphology

and

paleoseismology
;

climate

change

and

response

of

earth

systems
;

petrology

and

geochemistry


Structural

dynamics,

mechanics

&

stability
;

earthquake

engineering
;

concrete
;

reinforced

concrete,

masonry,

and

steel

structures
;

struc
-
tural

health

monitoring
;

performance
-
based

design
;

multiscale
,

multiphysics

in

mechanics

&

materials
;

robust

optimization

of

structures


Soil
-
structure

interaction
;

soil

dynamics

and

liquefaction
;

ground

improvement
;

physical

modeling

of

foundation

systems
;

constitutive

behaviour

of

geomaterials
;

railway

geotech
-
nology
;

slope

stability


Environmental

chemistry
;

wastewater

treat
-
ment
;

environmental

systems
;

modeling

&

management,

atmospheric

pollution

&

its

effects

on

climate


Student

Conveniences

The

facilities

offered

at

IITK

to

students

include
:



Married

student

accommodation

on

campus



Office

space

for

Ph
.
D
.

students



Wireless

LAN

on

campus



Sports

and

recreational

facilities



Travel

grants

for

attending

conferences

in


India

and

abroad



Awards for papers published in recognized


journals


For more information, please contact


Dr. N.R.
Patra

(nrpatra@iitk.ac.in)


Convener


Department Post
-
Graduate Committee


Department of Civil Engineering


Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur


Kanpur 208016


Phone: (0512) 259 7623