Environment Engineering

The major research areas under this specialization include air quality modeling in urban transport and industrial environment, environmental noise modeling, water quality modeling, biodegradation of industrial wastewater, removal of heavy metals from wastewater, sludge treatment by physicochemical and biological process.

Geotechnical Engineering

The major research areas under this specialization include soil behavior, shallow and deep foundations, reinforced soil structures, landslides, constitutive modeling, soil dynamics, analysis and design of  machine foundations, engineering seismology, wave propagation, seismic site characterization, seismic soil-structure interaction, seismic stability of slopes and retaining walls, design of offshore foundations, field instrumentation and testing, ground improvement techniques, geo-environmental engineering.

Infrastructure Engineering and Management

The major research areas under this specialization include Public Private Partnerships, Risk Management, Building Information Modeling, Governance in PPP, Sustainable Infrastructure, Competency Enhancement, Project Finance,Durability studies in concrete, Sustainable construction materials, Corrosion of steel, Reinforcement and Protection Measures, High Performance Concrete, Non-destructive Testing of Concrete Structures, Construction Management, Construction Finance.

Structural Engineering

The major research areas under this specialization include structural dynamics, bridge engineering, wind induced vibration & control, non-destructive techniques, passive and semi-active control of buildings, performance based seismic design, system identification & structural health monitoring, seismic damage assessment, finite element mesh generation, optimization, retrofitting of structures, spectral finite element methods, structural reliability, fluid-structure interaction, seismic analysis of concrete dam, cost-effective housing.

Transportation Engineering

The major research areas under this specialization include characterization of pavement materials, pre-cast concrete block pavement, cast-in-situ concrete block pavement, pavement design, structural and functional evaluation of pavements, traffic engineering and issues related to road safety.

Water Resources and Hydraulic Engineering

The major research areas under this specialization include meso-scale distributed hydrological modeling, satellite remote sensing and GIS for water resources management, computational river hydraulics and its applications, watershed and irrigation management, flow through porous media, stochastic sub-surface hydrology, rainfall modeling, modeling & simulation in free surface flow, heuristic method in reservoir optimization, GIS based watershed modeling, Dam Break Analysis.

Earth System Science and Engineering

The major research areas under this specialization include study of sediment dynamics in fluvial systems, environmental impact/risk assessment & management, meso-scale distributed hydrological modeling, petrophysical modelling for petroleum exploration, advance remote sensing (hyperspectral, thermal and microwave) and GIS techniques for the earth and planetary exploration, airborne remote sensing (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) for mapping and exploration, synthetic simulation, sensor calibration, airborne and terrestrial LiDAR, thermography, development of lumped parameter models, and flight planning.