Thrust Areas

Structural Engineering

[1] Affordable Housing using Light Gage Steel Structures
[2] Analysis of parallel flange beam (PFB) structural steel section 
[3] Behaviour of Concrete and Masonry Structures 
[4] Behavior of Reinforced and Prestressed Concrete Members 
[5] Behavior of connections in cold-formed steel (CFS) sections 
[6] Behavior of high strength steel sections 
[7] Blast Analysis and Mitigation  
[8] Biomechanics
[9] Bridge Engineering 
[10] Concrete Durability  
[11] Computational Mechanics with focus on Computational Inelasticity, Finite element and Mesh free Methods, Multiscale modeling 
[12] Computational material science  
[13] Composite (steel-concrete) construction
[14] CFRP retrofitting of steel structures
[15] Cyclone resistant structures

[16] Earthquake Engineering

[17] Elastic and inelastic stability of structures

[18] Geopolymers

[19] Geometric imperfection studies in CFS

[20] High performance concrete

[21] Mechanics of composites

[22] Non-Destructive evaluation

[23] Post-tensioned concrete

[24] Seismic Retrofitting and Rehabilitation of Concrete and Masonry Structures using FRP composites

[25] Sensor Development for Infrastructure Monitoring

[26] Stability of horizontally curved steel bridges                                                                                        
[27] Structural Strengthening and FRP-based repair of Concrete Structures 
[28] Use of polymers and composites in structures


Geotechnical Engineering


[1] Experimental Soil Mechanics 
[2] Foundation Engineering 
[3] Ground Improvement
[4] Infrastructure Asset Management
[5] Pavement Geotechnics 
[6] Recyclable Materials in Geotechnics
[7] Reinforced Soil
[8] Soil-Structure Interaction
[9] Soil and Rock Instrumentation
[10] Sub Surface Exploration and Soil Testing
[11] Sustainable Design of Soil Structures


Environmental Engineering

[1] Bioremediation
[2] Climate change and its impact on hydrology 
[3] Emerging Contaminants 
[4] Environmental Health
[5] Remote sensing and GIS applications to Environmental Engineering 
[6] Solid waste Management
[7] Wastewater Treatment

Water Resources  Engineering

[1] Groundwater flow and transport modeling
[2] Hydrogeology
[3] Remote sensing and GIS applications to Water Resources Engineering  
[4] Surface water-groundwater interactions