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About Us

B.Tech Civil Engineering

B.Tech Civil Engineering


  • About the Programme
  • Vision & Mission
  • Career Opportunities
  • News & Events
  • Publications
  • Laboratories
  • Student Activities
  • Curriculum & Syllabus
  • Specialization
  • Downloads
  • Our Faculty

About the Department

The Civil Engineering Department is one of the oldest departments in Hindustan Institute of Technology & Science started in 1985. It offers one under graduate programme with three specializations and three post graduate programmes in Structural Engineering, Construction Engineering and Environmental Engineering. The department has highly qualified and well experienced faculty who are involved in research in the areas of Structural Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Water Resources Management etc. The department has successfully completed many research projects funded by government agencies and has very close interaction with many leading industries and research laboratories in areas relating to green materials, health monitoring, construction management etc.

Duration : 4 Years

Vision & Mission

Vision

To be a globally competent Premier Academic Centre for quality education and research in the diverse areas of Civil Engineering with social commitment

Mission
  • To inculcate comprehensive principles to produce highly competent and technologically capable professional engineers, academicians and entrepreneurs.
  • To impart quality education with strong emphasis on social commitment and sustainability, with ethical standards.
  • To provide a scholastic environment for state-of the-art research.
  • To conduct Knowledge transfer programs to enhance technical knowledge.

Career Opportunities

Civil Engineers can find jobs in Government departments such as PWD, TWAD, Railways Department, Highways Department, BARC, ONGC, Private and Public sector industries such as L& T,TCS, DLF, Eversendai Construction Pvt. Ltd., research and teaching institutions. There is always a high demand for experienced Civil Engineers globally

News and Events

Workshop on “Chemical admixture uses in Modern Concrete” by Mr. S.Duraimurugan, Senior Regional Concrete Manager and Mr.M.Shankar, Regional Concrete Lab Formulator at FOSROC INDIA, Pvt. Ltd.
Guest Lecture on “Hydraulic structures” by Dr. P. K. Suresh, an expert in the field of water resource management and consultant for IIT Madras on many experimental and water modelling projects
Guest Lecture on “Design of Steel Structures-Industrial Practice" by Er. M. Jey Srether, Asst. Engineering Manager, L&T Constructions, Chennai.
Workshop on “ Design of Cold-Formed Steel Structures- An Overview” on 6&7th September 2019. Resource persons: Prof. S. Arul Jayachandran - Professor, IIT Madras and Mr. V.P Arun Kumar, Lead Engineer, MN Dastur and Company.
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Roland Trapp, Trier University of Applied Sciences, Germany and Prof.Dr. K. Gunasekaran, Anna University, delivering lectures at the International Seminar on “Smart Transportations and Infrastructure” on 22nd August 2019
Prof. Dr. Peter Heck, Managing Director at the Institute for Applied Material Flow Management, Germany discussing Strategies and practice of zero emission, circular economy and material flow management
FDP on Analysis & Design of Engineering Structures Using Software on 6 & 7.06.2019. Resource persons: Dr. Asokan, Professor, Department of Engineering Design, IIT Madras, Dr. T. P. Somasundaran, Senior Professor & HOD/Civil,HITS and Dr. N. Anand, Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Karunya Institute of Science and Technology
3 day Workshop on “Design aspects of High rise Composite Structures”. Resource persons: Dr. Arul Jayachandaran (Professor, IIT Madras), Dr. K. Saravanan (Senior Vice President, Eversendai Construction Pvt. Ltd., Chennai), Ms. Aruna & Mr. Prabhakaran (Design Engineers, Eversendai Construction Pvt. Ltd., Chennai)
Dr. V. Preethi (Associate Professor, Civil) delivered a Keynote Speech on ‘Solar hydrogen production and selection of nanomaterials’ at International Conference on Environmental Sustainability and Social science Management (ICESM2019) organized by UMP Pahang, Malaysia. She also interacted with the delegates for research collaboration towards large-scale hydrogen production and storage, paper publications and student exchange programs
International Conference on Sustainable Environment and Energy (ICSEE-2019)
Development of Sustainable Solutions to Flood Management
Interaction with Dr. Joseph Antony, Professor, University of Leeds.
Workshop on Architectural Aerodynamics & Wind Engineering

Publications

Laboratories

STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING LAB
Honda Fujishima Renewable Energy Lab
STRENGTH OF MATERIALS LAB.
ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING LAB
Surveying Lab
Construction materials lab
Geotechnical Laboratory
Fluid Mechanics Laboratory
Civil Design Centre
PROJECT ROOM

Student Activities

Mr. Pranav Patil of first year secured third place in the 50 metre backstroke at the 5th KESPA-HITS Tamil Nadu State level Inter School, Collegiate & Corporate Swimming Meet.

Mr. V. S. Srivishnu and Ms. Geetanjali Chandam won the Best Project award and Ms. P. Pooja and Mr. Yanchen Oinam were the recipients of the M. Vishveshvaraya award for Excellence in Civil Engineering and Best student award respectively at the National Conference and MEMSAAS 2020 organized by the Society of Aerospace and Mechanical Professionals at CSI Engineering College, Ooty.

Mr. Yanchen Oinam of final year completed a 3 week internship training programme in El Kadessia, Egypt as a Global Volunteer under AIESEC

Mr. Sravan & Mr. Nithish Kumar of Final year won the National Level Bentley Student Design Challenge 2019 competition from 2000 participants for the Seismic Analysis of a hexagonal shaped multistoried building using STAAD Pro.

Mr. Vimal Raj N. & Mr. Santhakumar T. (M.Tech Environmental Engineering) visited Universiti Malaysia Pahang from 23rd October to 20th November 2019 for their project work on hydrogen utilization and bio-oil production from algae in internal combustion engine

Students Visited AkshayaH Global School,Velachery to share about career opportunities in Civil Engineering and spread awareness about the need for Water Conservation

Srivishnu V. S. & Geetanjali Chandam, Final year Civil Engineering students visited TRIER University, Germany as part of their project on Analysis of Traffic flow and Safety for Sholinganallur junction by the DAAD research group.

Students explained experiments, models and basic concepts of Civil Engineering to school students during the Open House on 25th October 2019

Inauguration of Student Association Civil on 25th September 2019. Competitions and talks were conducted and prizes were distributed to the winners.

P.Pooja, Geetanjali Chandam, Yanchen Oinam, Final year Students won a prize for their paper on 'Carbon sequestration by curing in concrete' at the 9th International Conference on Research and Developments in Engineering and Technology- on 18th August 2019

Our Faculty

Sl.No Name Designation Profile
1. Dr.T.P.Somasundaran Senior Professor & HOD, Dean (PGS) View Profile
2. Dr.R.Angeline Prabhavathy Professor View Profile
3. Dr.Jessy Rooby Professor View Profile
4. Dr.Pratheeba Paul Professor View Profile
5. Dr.P.S.Joanna Professor View Profile
6. Dr.V.Preethi Associate Professor View Profile
7. Dr.R.Samuel Devadoss Associate Professor View Profile
8. Mr.P.Ravikumar Associate Professor View Profile
9. Dr.T.S.Parvati Assistant Professor (Selection Grade) View Profile
10. Dr.M.Siva Assistant Professor (Selection Grade) View Profile
11. Mr.R.Christopher Daniel Raj Assistant Professor(S.G) View Profile
12. Mr.J.Samuel Assistant Professor(S.G) View Profile
13. Mr.J.Karthick Assistant Professor(S.G) View Profile
14. Mr.V.Prabhu Assistant Professor(S.S) View Profile
15. Ms.A.Shanaz Fathima Assistant Professor(S.S) View Profile
16. Mr. S. Karthikeyan Assistant Professor(S.S) View Profile
17. Mr.PL. Karuppiah Assistant Professor(S.S) View Profile
18. Mr.L.V.Umashankar Assistant Professor View Profile
19. Ms. E. Vinodhini Assistant Professor View Profile
20. Ms.Shalini R Nair Assistant Professor View Profile
21. Ms.S.Sharmila Assistant Professor View Profile
22. Ms.M.Bhagyawati Assistant Professor View Profile
23. Ms. Namitha Jacob Assistant Professor View Profile
24. Mr.T.Sasikumar Assistant Professor View Profile