Sponsored Research Projects

A large number of sponsored research projects are carried out by the faculty in the various specializations of the Department. Some of the major funding agencies include the Department of Science & Technology, (DST) and Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Govt. of India, Centre for Advanced Computing (CDAC), National Science Foundation (NSF), USA, State Governments and industries. Some of recent projects are:

  • Development of Numerical Models for the Prediction of Hydrodynamics and Transportation Estuary Channels
  • Integrated Watershed Modeling Using IRS Data and Geographical Information Systems
  • Interactive software for Vaigai reservoir operation with Inflow prediction using ANN
  • Artificial Neural Network model to assess the water Loss/gain in a run-off river system
  • Real time wave forecasting using soft computing tools
  • Projection of deep water satellite data of waves and wind to shallow water using ANN
  • In-filling of gaps in the wave height time series using soft computing tools
  • GPS Studies for Crustal Deformations in W.Maharashtra & Konkan
  • Microbiologically Induced Calcite Precipitation in Mortar and Concrete Under Indian Conditions
  • Health Monitoring and Retrofitting of buildings
  • Application of Fibre Reinforced Composites in Civil Engineering
  • Design and Characterization of Composite Materials with Graded Interfaces
  • Displacement-based earth pressures under seismic conditions
  • Characterization of soft clays for road and infrastructure development projects
  • Centrifuge model studies on pile stabilized slopes