About the Department

The Department offers one undergraduate courses in Civil Engineering. The Department also offers Master’s programme with specialization in Structural Engineering. The Department is known for its reputed faculty with expertise in diverse fields. Presently, the department has highly qualified, experienced, sincere and dedicated teaching faculty members under the leadership of Prof. Dr. D.SHANMUGASUNDARAM, M.E.,Ph.D.,F.I.E.,M.I.S.T.E.,actively participating in research and consultancy work. The faculty of the department continues to strive loftier by exploring new frontiers of knowledge, imparting the latest technical knowledge to the students and conducting high quality of research. During last three years, faculty members have published more than 100 papers in national and international conferences and also in reputed refereed national and International refereed journals.

International and national conferences, seminars and special lectures are a regular feature of the Department to impart education and training. The Department has active collaboration with Central Leather Research Institute (CLRI),Central Electro Chemical Research Institute (CECRI),National Institute for Technical Teachers Training and Research (NITTTR), Chennai, AnnaUniversity (AU), Regional Meteorological Centre (RMC), Chennai, National Institute of Technology(NIT),Trichy, Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore and other research and educational institutions. To foster their creative abilities, the students are assigned projects on design, construction and laboratory investigations. The classroom and laboratory work is supplemented with instructional tours to acquaint students with the Civil Engineering projects of national importance and with survey camps where they plan and execute surveys of large areas independently. The Department has established a state of the art experimental facilities and laboratories in different fields of Civil Engineering.