To develop and disseminate effectively the technical information aimed at improving the infrastructure and environmental well-being of the society. The Programme aims to provide a well-rounded and superior engineering education that produce talented graduates and creative engineers.
- To produce graduates who have a strong foundation of scientific and technical knowledge and are equipped with problem solving, teamwork, and communication skills that will serve them throughout their career;
- To produce graduates who have the ability to pursue careers as practicing civil engineers;
- To produce graduates who have the ability to pursue advanced studies in all the grids of Civil Engineering.
- To produce graduates who have the ability to assume professional leadership roles; and
- To produce graduates with skills and qualifications for careers outside the traditional focus areas of Civil Engineering.
The Department has the following well equipped laboratories to cater to the university curriculum and modern technological development.
- Material Testing Laboratory.
- Geotechnical Laboratory.
- Strength of Materials Laboratory.
- Surveying Laboratory.
- Fluid Mechanics Laboratory.
- Transportation Laboratory.
- Environmental Engineering Laboratory.
- CAD Laboratory.
- Geology Laboratory.
Special equipments like Universal Testing Machine, Compression Testing Machine, Torsion Testing Machine, Total Station, Direct Shear Apparatus, Triaxial Compression, and California Bearing Ratio Apparatus, are available for experimentation.
Civil Engineering Association (CEA)
The Civil Engineering Association was created for the purpose of providing ample opportunities to the students to exhibit their talents in all the aspects. The Association organizes various activities and events, to unfold the prospects of Civil Engineering in the present day world. Industrial Visits, Talks by prominent experts in the field, acquainting the students about the recent developments in the Industry such as emerging building trends, useful software, etc.
Conferences and Symposia
The Department organized 3 National Conferences namely NSDMM 06, ETCM 07, NCRTC 08 to encourage research and education in the field of Civil Engineering and 2 National Symposia FUEGO 06, REICON 08 to enlighten the budding engineers to compete and excel in the frontier areas of Civil Engineering.
National Conference on Recent Trends in Civil Engineering (NCRTC 09)
- Mr.. T. Senthil Vadivel, Assistant Prof & Head, Civil Engineering, Published a paper entitled “Future of Engineering Education” in The Journal of Technical & Vocational Education, December 2006, NITTTR, Taramani, Chennai.
Mr. T. Senthil Vadivel, Assistant Prof & Head, Civil Engineering, Submitted a paper and awaiting for publication in the Silver Jubilee Edition in the Journal of Technical & Vocational Education, NITTTR, Taramani, Chennai, titled “Web Based Education – A Sustainable Tool for Future Engineering Education”.
Mr. T. Senthil Vadivel, Assistant Prof & Head, Civil Engineering presented a paper entitled “Advanced Scheduling Techniques for Project Management ” in Xeta 08 – National Conference organized by Jayam College of Engineering & Technology, Dharmapuri
Mr. T. Senthil Vadivel, & Mr. D. Praksh Kumar of Civil Engineering presented a paper entitled “Application of Information Technology in Construction Management ” in Xeta 08 – National Conference organized by Jayam College of Engineering & Technology, Dharmapuri
Mr. T. Senthil Vadivel, Assistant Prof & Head, Civil Engineering presented a paper entitled “A Review on Smart Structures and Smart Materials ” in NCRTC 08 – National Conference organized by Mahendra Engineering College, Namakkal
Faculty Development Programme
Mr. T. Senthil Vadivel, & Mr. D. Praksh Kumar of Civil Engineering attended National Level Workshop on “Repair & Rehabilitation of Structures”, on March 2008 at MPNMJ Engg. College, Chennimalai.
Mr. V. Nagendran, Mr. S. Ramachandran of III year B.E.Civil Engineeering Students participated in a Workshop on Repair & Rehabilitation of structures on March 2008 at MPNMJ Engg. College, Chennimalai.
Civil Engineering is one of the broadest of the engineering disciplines, extending across many technical specialties. Civil engineers career options includes of planing, designing, and supervising the construction of facilities essential to modern life. These facilities vary widely in nature, size, scope and include space satellites and launching facilities, offshore structures, bridges, buildings, tunnels, highways, transit systems, dams, airports, harbors, water supply and wastewater treatment plants. Civil Engineers work in diversified areas such as structural engineering, geotechnical engineering, water resources and environmental engineering, transportation engineering, ocean and coastal engineering, and construction engineering.
Faculty Development Programme
Mr.S.Mohan of Civil Engineering attended National Level Workshop on "RECENT TRENDS IN SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS" on August 2010. at V.R.S. College of Engineering and Technology, Villupuram Dist.
Mr.R.Venkatachalam, Mr.A.Vasanthan & Mr.S.Mohan of civil Engineering attended a staff development programme on "INTERNATIONAL ENGINEERS MODEL" on February 2011 at Mahendra Engineering College. Namakkal.
Mr.Y.Shantharam of Civil Engineering attended National Level Workshop on "ISOTOPE TRACERS FOR WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT" Feb 2011 at Anna University, Chennai
Mr.Y.Shantharam of civil Engineering attended a staff development programme on "REMOTE SENSING AND GIS APPLICATIONS IN CIVIL ENGINEERING" on May 2011 at K.L.N College of Information Technology, Madurai
Ms.I.Premakumari of civil Engineering attended a faculty development programme on "WIPRO MISSION 10X" on July 2011 at Maha college of Engineering, Salem
Mr.T.Ravi Shankar, Mr.P.Vivek of Final year Civil Engineering Students Participated in a poster presentation on "ECO-FRIENDLY CONSTRUCTION" and they won the cash prize -Rs 500 per head on August 2011 at Vellamal Engineering College, Chennai