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Civil Engineering

Civil Engineering plays a pivotal role today in infrastructure development and nation building. There are excellent opportunities for graduating students in varied fields such as smart cities infrastructure, network of highways, waterways, industrial and commercial structures, and “homes for all by 2022". This department imparts foundation concepts as well as practical knowledge, and tools & techniques to develop well rounded, industry-ready civil engineers.

  • Started in 2010
  • Courses, field work, and industry visits enrich the curriculum.
  • VTU approved research centre.
  • 70+ faculty and student papers published in recognized journals and conferences.
  • Students become industry ready through "practice oriented lectures" by adjunct/guest faculty, as well as participating in seminars and workshops.
  • Internships and projects "on-site" expose students to the real world.


B.E. in Civil Engineering

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Industry Readiness

  • Partnerships and MoUs with leading industry bodies/associations to continuously enhance programs.
  • Guest lectures and adjunct faculty for familiarizing students with industry trends and practices.
  • Project Management Certification course jointly with PMI, the world's leading institute of practicing Project Management Professionals.
  • Subject specialisation in construction with Builders Association of India.


Dr. Manjunath G R

  • Professor & Head- Civil Engineering
  • Areas of Research : Ferrocement structures
  • Member, BoE, VTU
  • Member, BoE, Kavempu University
  • Member, American Concrete Institute
  • Ex Professor, JNNCE, Shimoga (1988 - 2013)
  • Ph. D. Civil Engineering, Kuvempu University
  • ME Structural Engineering, Karnatak University
  • BE Civil Engineering, University of Mysore
  • Structural Engineer of repute

Dr. Surendra

  • Associate Professor & Assistant Head of Department
  • Expertise : Hydrology, Water Resources, Modeling & Basin Studies;
  • Teaching & Research; Industry Networking & Organization
  • BE Civil Engineering
  • Ph.D., NIT, Surathkal

Mohammad Shahid M G

  • Expertise : Waste/Wastewater/Industrial Wastewater Engineering, Solid Waste Management
  • Areas of Research : Groundwater quality modelling, Multivariate Statistical Analysis, Source Apportionment, Geo-Statistical Analysis
  • Ex Design Engineer @ McD Berl and Atreya Consultants
  • B.E - Environmental Engg. - SJCE Mysore
  • M.Tech- Environmental Engg. - NITK, Surathkal

Dr. Venkatesha

  • Adjunct
  • Ex Professor, PES Inst of Technology, Bangalore
  • Ex Principal Consultant, Infosys Technologies
  • Ex GE India Technology Centre
  • Ex Quest India EMRC
  • Ex Project Associate . IISc
  • BE Civil, Bangalore University
  • M.Tech., JCE, Mysore
  • Ph.D., IISc., Bangalore
  • Structural Design, IISc Bangalore

Dr. Rajeev Kumar

  • Professor
  • Geotechnical Engineering, Area of interest: Environmental geo-technology, Ground improvement techniques, Geotechnical modelling
  • Ex- Professor, AMITY University, NOIDA, UP
  • M.Tech - Geotechnical Engineering
  • B.Tech - Civil Engineering
  • Ph.D, IIT Bombay.

Dr. Harinadha Reddy

  • Adjunct Professor
  • - Structural Design, - Post Doctorate fellow, IISc
  • Ph. D, IISc

Vinay A

  • Adjunct Professor
  • Structural Engineering Practitioner in Industry
  • ME Civil Engineering, VTU

Naveen Chandra

  • Adjunct Professor
  • Structures Practitioner from Industry
  • ME Civil , JNTU, - Second Masters in Structures, Univ Of Naples

Kiran MS

  • Assistant Professor
  • Structural Engineering
  • M.Tech - Computer Aided Design of Structures , VTU

Advisory Board

T V Sesha Sai

T V Sesha Sai

  • Country Director, BGIS, India
  • Ex. Head PMO, JLL
  • Ex. Director, Project Management, Cushman & Wakefield
  • VP-Outreach, PMI Bangalore
  • Cert. of Business Excellence, UC Berkley
  • MBA(Fin), B Tech (Civil), JNTU
Srinidhi Anantharaman

Srinidhi Anantharaman

  • MD & CEO, Geodesic Techniques.
  • Pioneer Space Frames & large Steel intensive structures
  • Technocrat & Entrepreneur
  • M. Engg Sc. ( Sydney) – Design & Construction Management
  • B Tech (Civil), NIT Warangal

TBN #1

  • Distinguished Academician from Civil
V Amar Bhaskar

V Amar Bhaskar

  • Past President, PMI Bangalore Chapter & Advisor to Board
  • Ex Director & COO, Global Business Services, IBM India
  • Co-founder, Vismaya, Photography for Cause
  • PG Applied Maths & Computer Science, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore.