Sponsored Projects (2015-2021)

The Department is actively involved in computational and experimental research in various fields of Civil Engineering, which is sponsored by a variety of government and private agencies. Following are the topics of sponsored research undertaken by the faculties of the Department between 2015-2021:

 
 

Environmental Engineering

  • Real-Time Source Apportionment and Forecasting for Advance Air Pollution Management in Delhi

  • Centre for Ganga River Basin Management

  • National Carbonaceous Aerosols Program (NCAP) Working Group-III Project

  • CGRBMS at IIT Kanpur

  • Streaming Analytics over Temporal Variables from Air Quality Monitoring (SATVAM)

  • Studies on Aerosol Behaviour under severe accident conditions In the context of Indian Nuclear Reactor by setting up of National Aerosol Facility

  • Unlocking Wastewater Treatment Water Re-Use and Resource Recovery Opportunities for

    Urban and Peri-Urban Areas In India

  • Design & Retro fitment for development of Methanol Fueled Large Bore Engine (EMD 710:

    4500 hp) for Locomotive Marine & Power Generation Application

  • Changing the Fate of the Hindon River by Evaluating the Impact of Agriculture on the Water Balance Developing a Template for a Cleaner Ganga River

  • Streaming Analytics over Temporal Variables from Air Quality Monitoring (SATVAM)

  • Ultra-Clean Emissions DME Fuelled Tractor Engine Prototype Development for Agricultural Applications

  • Deployment of Zero Waste Toilets and Waterless Urinals in Magh Mela Allahabad

  • Development of a Smartphone Camera-Based Sensor for Detection and Remediation of Chromium Pollution in Water (Imprint No. 6840)

  • Periscope- Pollution Monitoring, Emissions Control, and Remediation Methods to Safeguard Irrigation Schemes using Treated Wastewater in Changing Climate for Peri-Urban Agriculture

  • Indo-UK Joint Project: Towards an Integrated Approach for assessing the Impact of Climatic Stresses on Agriculture and the Exchange of Green House Gas on the IGP

  • Air Quality Monitoring of Twelve Notified Air Pollutants

  • "Dust or Soot? Tracing the Primary Drivers of increased Glacial Melt of The Himalayan Glaciers"

  • Highly Efficient, Low Emission Gasoline Compression Ignition Engine Prototype Development

  • Studies on Aerosol Behaviour under severe accident conditions in the context of Indian Nuclear Reactors by Setting up of National Aerosol Facility

  • Geochemical Processes governing in situ remediation of Fluoride bearing Groundwater using suitable chemical amendments

  • Investigation of Combustion and Soot Process in a Compression Ignition Engine Fuelled with Biodiesel

  • Ganga River Health in the Middle Stretch

  • Study on Impact of Bio- Aerosols, Particulate based Organics and Metals on the Health of Exposed Population Residing at a Major Site within the Indo-Gangetic Plain

  • Crowdsourcing Water Quality: Using Mobile Technology and Rapid Microbiological Test to assess Drinking Water Risks in Rural India.

  • Thermal Infrared Technologies for Supporting Environmental Assessment and Decision Making in the Ganges Basin (Part-B)

  • Megacity Delhi Atmospheric Emission Quantification

  • Review of National Air Quality Standards

  • Printing and Circulation of GRBMP

  • Characterization and Monitoring of Containment Plume Migration from Waste Dump Sites in Shallow Aquifers using Time- Lapse Geophysical Studies Coupled with Geochemical Analyses and Associated Hydrogeology

  • C-Ganga Service Centre

  • Chemical Characterization of Organic Aerosols Under Difference Environmental Conditions

  • Designing of a Novel, Off- Centric Nozzle Impaction Based Automatic PM 2.5 Air Sampler

  • Operation and Maintenance of 07 Nos of Mobile Zero Discharge Toilet Systems during Magh Mela-2015

  • Delhi Air Quality Experiment: A Paradigm Shift in Source Apportionment; IIT-M and Hisar Part

  • Understanding the Physical Mechanisms of Spatial and Temporal Evolution of Compound Drought and Heat Wave Events in India

  • Black and Brown Carbon Influence on Climate Change in India -From Local to Regional Scale

  • Air Quality Sampling and Source Apportionment in NCR (Outside Delhi)

 

 

 

 
 
 

Geoinformatics

  • National Centre of Excellence in Geodesy

  • Fist Program

  • Generation and Labelling of Lidar Point Cloud for Automatic Classification through CNN Approach

  • SPARC: Part-II: Advanced Parking Information and Management for Indian Traffic

  • SPARC: Development of Precise Gravimetric Geoid Model for India using Terrestrial, Airborne and Satellite Gravity Data

  • Constructing a consistent Climate Record of Surface Soil Moisture for the Ganga Basin using Space-Geodetic Sensors

  • Multi Sensor Approach for Land Slide Monitoring

  • Information Fusion of Hyperspectral and other Data Sets for Modeling of Snow Hydrological Potential

  • A Multi-Sensor Approach to Pedestrian Detection and Tracking in Unstructured Environments

  • SPIRIT: A Post-Processing System for Navic Signals for High- Precision Applications

  • GIS and Soft Computing based Land Consolidation System

  • Integration of Spectral and Spatial Information for Hyperspectral Image Classification

 

 

   
 
 

Geotechnical Engineering

  • Damage Mitigation Strategies for Buried Structures in different Geological Media under Propagation of Blast Waves from Near Field Explosion

  • A Study of Time Effects on Behaviour of Pile-Raft Foundations

  • Micro-Pore-Mechanical Modelling of Shale Anisotropy and Permeability

  • Strain Dependent Static and Cyclic Behavior of Bio-Enzyme Stabilized Expansive Soil

  • Permeability Evolution in Deep- Reservoir Rocks: An Experimental and Numerical Study

  • Hydro-Mechanical Behavior of Compacted Soils under varied Stress State and Saturation Conditions

  • Seismic Performance Assessment of Ash-Filled MSE Walls

  • Low-Cost Vibration Screening Technique for Machine Excitation in Built-Up area using Bamboos

  • Development of Design Guidelines/Charts for Quick Estimation of Caverns Behavior

    & Support Layout including Openings based on 3D FEM Analysis

  • An Experimental and Numerical Assessment of Indian Crushable Sands under Cyclic Loading

  • Field Validation 0f Stabilized Material for Subgrade Pavement

  • Design of Micro piles to Stabilize Railway Embankment

  • Fist Program

  • Multi Sensor Approach for Land Slide Monitoring

 

 

   
 
 

Hydraulics and Water Resources Engineering

  • Fist Program

  • Continuous Discharge Measurement in Small Open Channel by using Ultrasonic Tomography. (Imprint No. 7535)

  • Short and Long-Term Fog Predictions Using Data Science

  • Establishing a Critical Zone Observatory (CZO) in the Ganga Basin: Focus on Water Balance, Water Quality, and Hydrometeorological Information System

  • Temporal Variability of Soil Hydraulic properties in Agricultural Fields

  • Partitioning Evatranspiration into Evaporation and Transpiration Fluxes using Isotopes of Oxygen and Hydrogen

  • Numerical and Experimental Investigation of Water Movement under Heterogeneous Conditions in Unsaturated Soils

  • Estimation of Effective Hydraulic Properties of Macropores in Soils using Surface Soil Moisture Observations

  • Macroscopic Hydraulic Modelling of Urban Flood Inundation

  • Characterization of Dispersive Mixing in Buoyancy Driven Flows in Porous Media

  • Onset of a Flood Warning System: An Experiment and Computational Model

  • Statistical Downscaling for Hydro-Climatic Projections with Cmip5 Simulation to assess Impact of Climate Change

  • Establishing the Reference Condition on the Ganga River with Corona Archival Imagery

  • Experimental Investigation of Pressure Flow Deck Scour

  • Unravelling Shringverpura: Ancient Technology for Harvesting Water

  • Characterization and Monitoring of Containment Plume Migration from Waste Dump Sites in Shallow Aquifers using Time- Lapse Geophysical Studies Coupled with Geochemical Analyses and Associated Hydrogeology

 

 

   
 
 

Structural Engineering

  • Fist Program

  • Continuous Monitoring of Sampreeti Setu (New Jubilee Bridge): Instrumentation, Design And Health Assessment

  • Instrumentation for Real-Time Measurement of various Parameters on the Elevated Track over Viaduct at Rohtak

  • Regional Hub and Technical Centre (Technology Submission of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna, MHUPA)

  • Real-Time Hybrid Simulation: Implementation, Validation and Application to Multi-Hazard Performance Assessment of Buildings Outfitted with a Novel Damping Device

  • Structural Identification from Incomplete and Uncertain Information: Identifiability, Optimal Experiment Design and Probabilistic Condition Assessment

  • Study of Structural Integrity of Submerged Intake Structures with Variation in Tehri Reservoir Water Head with Particular Reference to the Construction and Lift Joints

  • Multi-Sensor Data Fusion in Real-Time Structural Health Monitoring for Superior Information Extraction

  • Design of Nonlinear Spring as A Re-Centering Mechanism in Flat Sliding Base Isolation System

  • Development of Super Elastic Friction Damper (SFD) for Vibration Control of Pipelines

  • Development of Draft Protocol for testing of Structural Components and Systems for use in projects under Housing for All (Urban)

  • Detectability of Critical Delamination in Composite Space Components: Vibration Based Approach

  • Study on the Nonlinear Mechanics of Bi-Stable Composite Shells and Development of A Generalized Semi-Analytical Model using Pb2 Rayleigh-Ritz Framework for assessing their usages in Civil Infrastructure

  • Stress Concentration Factors in Curved Plates for Space Applications

  • Women in Undergraduate Engineering in India: A Study of Gender in Academic Environment

  • Construction Safety and Quality Control Studies

  • Beneficial Utilization of Sustainable Industrial Waste for the development of Self- Compacting Cement Based Precast Panels

  • Specialized Test and Investigations (Research Mode) on Prestressed Concrete Sleepers

  • Structural Control Using Tuned Liquid Dampers: An Investigation Through Real-Time Hybrid Simulation

  • Bridge Instrumentation System Design for Bridge of various types, spans, and age: Damage Assessment in Standardized Railway Bridge Truss

  • Development of a Sliding Bearing for Earthquake Protection of Structures

  • Finite Element Modelling for Seismic Analysis Of Non-Structural Plaster Board Suspended Ceiling Systems

 

 

 

   
 

 

 

 

Transportation Engineering

  • Investing the Role of Changes in Physicochemical Properties of Cementitious Materials on Long Term Performance of Stabilized Layers

  • Characterization, Evaluation and Modelling of Passing Behaviour on Two-Lane Highways using Naturalistic Driving Data in Disordered Traffic

  • Computer Vision Based Smart Traffic Intersection Monitoring in Unstructured Environment

  • Joint Research Study between Aalto University & IIT Kanpur on Recycling of Asphalt Materials in Road Construction