Civil Engineering

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

Slide background

The specialization aims to assist the development of sustainable infrastructure systems by training graduates with the engineering and management background required for planning, constructing, and maintaining civil infrastructure systems. It will integrate technical knowledge with business acumen to develop academic and professional leadership for creating and maintaining complex infrastructure systems. The program emphasizes high-quality research, teaching, policy development, and industry collaborations in the area of infrastructure engineering and management.

Focus Areas

Construction Management

Planning; Scheduling; Contract management; Quality and safety in construction; Economics of construction; Financing of infrastructure projects; Automation in construction; Procurement; Project controls; Building information modeling; Construction productivity; Lean construction

Infrastructure Asset Management

Introduction to infrastructure assets; Economic and service life of infrastructure assets; Performance & monitoring; Impact assessment; Risk analysis; Inspection; Infrastructure resilience; Condition assessment; Maintenance & rehabilitation planning

Sustainable Built Environment

Sustainable design and construction; Environmental impact assessment; Circular economy; Life-cycle cost analysis; Green buildings; Sustainable smart cities

Construction Technology

Modern construction equipment and methods; Concrete and infrastructure; Concrete engineering; Quality control; Codal provisions; Durability of structures; Repair and rehabilitation of structures; Non-destructive testing and evaluation of structures; Formwork; Steel structures

Courses Offered