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 Geotechniques

[6] Recyclable Materials and 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 in 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