Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay was established in 1958 and the Civil Engineering Department is part of the institute since its inception. The Department has grown tremendously over the years and is now recognized as one of the major engineering departments in the country. The department has developed strong links with the building and construction industry and academic and research , both with in and outside the country. Besides high quality teaching and instruction at both UG and PG levels, the Department is actively involved in basic and applied research and consultancy and provides high quality technical advisory support through various R D projects and consultancy to various organizations. The Department of Civil Engineering with its multifaceted faculty continues to maintain and cultivate its strong links with the infrastructural industry and academic and research institutions both within and outside the country.

Laboratory Facilities

The Department has excellent facilities for carrying out teaching, research and consultancy activities in various disciplines of Civil Engineering. Some important facilities in the Department are:

  1. Structural Engineering Laboratories
    1. Concrete Technology Laboratory
    2. Experimental Mechanics Laboratory
    3. Heavy Structures Laboratory
  2. Remote Sensing Laboratories
    1. Geodesy Laboratory
    2. Global Positioning System Laboratory
    3. Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing Laboratory
  3. Geotechnical Engineering Laboratories
    1. Geo-technical lab
    2. Geo-textiles and Geo-synthetics Laboratory
    3. Geo-environmental lab
    4. National Geotechnical Centrifuge Facility
  4. Water Resources Engineering Laboratory
    1. Hydraulics Engineering and Fluid Mechanics Laboratory
  5. Transportation Systems Engineering Laboratories
    1. Highway Material Testing Laboratory
    2. Traffic Engineering Laboratory
    3. Transport Planning Laboratory
  6. Ocean Engineering Laboratories
    1. Wave Tank Facility
  7. Computational Laboratories
    1. Under-Graduate Laboratory
    2. Post-Graduate Laboratory
    3. Artificial Intelligence Laboratory