Research Projects

The Department of Civil Engineering of the Institute has established a good relationship with the industry trying to bridge the gap between theory and practice. Faculty members from the department of Civil engineering lend their expertise and proficiency to help many industries to carry out complex designs and to arrive at practical solutions to special problems. The sponsoring agencies include Department of Science and Technology (DST), Central Water Commission (CWC), Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), ISRO, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, IMPRINT, Ministry of mines, MHRD, to name a few. The organizations that take consultancy on various projects from the department include United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Cochin Shipyard, BHEL, L&T, TCS, PWD, TNUIFSL, AAI, Konkan Railway Corporation, Indian and foreign universities, etc.

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Investigator(s) Project Title Agency Name Start year End year
Ligy Philip, Murty B S,Balaji Narasimhan,Sridharakumar Narasimhan,Indumathi Manivannan Nambi,Sudheer K P,Boby George,Mathava Kumar.S,Shankar Narasimhan S Water and Sustainability Ministry of Human Resource and Development 2021 2026
Indumathi Manivannan Nambi Marine Liter and Microplastic Ministry of Earth Sciences, New Delhi 2020 2021
Indumathi Manivannan Nambi , Tiju Thomas Sanitation in the Circular Economy - An Integrative-modular-onsite Toilet Treatment for NPK Fertilizer, Carbon and Water Impacting Research Innovation and Technology - IMPRINT 2020 2022
Saravanan U Numerical Technique to Solve Boundary Value Problems in Solid Mechanics Science and Engineering Research Board 2020 2023
Ravindra Gettu , Radhakrishna G Pillai Study of the Deterioration Mechanisms in Glass Textile Reinforced Concrete and Improvement of its Durability Science and Engineering Research Board 2020 2023
Ravindra Gettu , Ligy Philip Modular Lightweight Wastewater Treatment Units made with TRC for Rural and Periurban Dwellings (CleanWater) Indo German Science & Technology Centre 2020 2023
Ligy Philip Identifying Best Available Technologies for Decentralized Wastewater Treatment and Resource Recovery for India Department of Science & Technology 2020 2024
Rajagopal K , Gnanamoorthy R Centre of Excellence (CoE) for Application of Coir Exclusively or in Combination with other Natural Fibres Coir Board 2020 2022
Mathava Kumar S Development of Novel Water and Wastewater Treatment Technologies SHASTRI INDO-CANADIAN INSTITUTE 2020 2022
Ligy Philip, Sarathi R, Shankar Narasimhan S, Murty B S, Balaji Srinivasan, Ravindra Gettu, Balaji Narasimhan, Sridharakumar Narasimhan, Boby George Support for Sustaining Research (SSR) IIT Madras 2020 2021
Indumathi M Nambi Effect-based Monitoring demonstrates Efficiency of Electrically-driven Water Treatment Processes to Remove Salts and Micropollutants from Process Water (EfectroH20) Indo German Science & Technology Centre 2020 2023
"Tiju Thomas (PI ) Indumathi Manivannan Nambi Sreeram K. Kalpathy" Non-noble Plasmonics and BaTaO2-xNy/CuO Quantum Dot Heterostructure based Photocatalysts for Tandem Grey Water Reactors Science and Engineering Research Board 2020 2023
Tiju Thomas, Indumathi Manivannan Nambi Fenton-process Adapted for Deactivation of Antimicrobial Resistant Genes and Antibiotic Removal using Passivation-bypassed Fe-alloy, Rate-controlled using Photo-Activity Department of Science and Technology 2020 2023
"Soumendra Nath Kuiry( PI ) , Indumathi Manivannan Nambi Balaji Narasimhan" AMRFlows: Antimicrobials and Resistance from Manufacturing Flows to People: Joined up Experiments, Mathematical Modelling and Risk Analysis Department of Biotechnology 2020 2023
Renganathan T, Indumathi Manivannan Nambi Support for Sustaining Research (SSR) Support for Sustaining Research (SSR) 2020 2021
Alagappan Ponnalagu A Study of Blast Wave Impact on Helmet-head Assembly to Mitigate Traumatic Brain Injury Science and Engineering Research Board 2019 2021
Lakshmi Priya P S Moment-Shear Interaction of Unstiffened Steel I-Sections Subject to Lateral Torsional Buckling Science and Engineering Research Board 2019 2022
Rupen Goswami Draft of Indian Standard Code of Practice for Seismic Design and Detailing of Steel Structures National Disaster Management Authority 2019 2020
Veeraragavan A Life Cycle and Performance Assessment of Waste Plastic Roads National Rural Road Development Agency 2019 2021
Veeraragavan A Life Cycle and Performance Assessment of Cold Mix Roads National Rural Road Development Agency 2019 2021
Indumathi Manivannan Nambi An Integrated-modular-onsite urine treatment unit for the recovery of green fertilizers and water Indo-US Science & Technology Forum 2019 2020
Phanisri Pradeep Pratapa Designing Origami-based Metamaterials with Low Frequency Elastic Bandgaps Science and Engineering Research Board 2019 2021
Shiva Nagendra S M GCRF Clean Environment and Planetary Health in Asia (CEPHA) Network UK Research and Innovation 2019 2021
Sudheer K P Enhancing the water use efficiency in agriculture practices in Himalayan region Scheme for Promotion of Academic and Research collaboration 2019 2021
Lelitha Devi , Bhargava Rama Chilukuri Development of a Bus Priority System at Signalized Intersections using V2I Communication Ministry Of Electronics & Information Technology 2019 2021
Radhakrishna G Pillai , Manu Santhanam Enhancing the Durability and Sustainability of Concrete Structures in Emerging Economics Scheme for Promotion of Academic and Research collaboration 2019 2021
Karthik K Srinivasan , Gitakrishnan Ramadurai, Sivanandan R Data-driven Models and Decision Support Tools for Improved Transit Reliability in Indian Cities Ministry Of Electronics & Information Technology 2019 2021
Bhargava Rama Chilukuri , Lelitha Devi Departure Time Planner using V2V and V2I communication Ministry Of Electronics & Information Technology 2019 2021
Ravindra Gettu , Piyush Chaunsali, Surender Singh A New Framework of High Value Added Zero-waste Recycling of Concrete from Construction and Demolition Waste Department of Science & Technology 2019 2021
Sachin S Gunthe , Rama Shanker Verma Relation between Pathogenic Bio-aerosol and Biotic Stress of Crop - A Case Study for Yellow Rust Fungus of Wheat Indian Space Research Organisation 2019 2021
Indumathi Manivannan Nambi , Tiju Thomas Circular Economy in Sanitation Projects - NPK Fertiliser, Carbon Recovery and Water Reuse Scheme for Promotion of Academic and Research collaboration 2019 2021
Mathava Kumar S , Raghuram Chetty Biomass to Energy from Low Strength Municipal Wastewater using a New Microalgal-Anaerobic-Membrane-Bioreactor(s) Scheme for Promotion of Academic and Research collaboration 2019 2021
Manu Santhanam , Ravindra Gettu Towards Durability Specifications with Recycled Aggregate Concrete Scheme for Promotion of Academic and Research collaboration 2019 2021
Karthik K Srinivasan , Lelitha Devi, Gitakrishnan Ramadurai A Connected Intermediate Public Transport Mobility-as-a-service (IPTMAAS) Solution for the Last Mile Connectivity and Multi-model Integration Problems of Public Transit Impacting Research Innovation and Technology - IMPRINT 2019 2022
Mohan S Bioremediation of Urban Sites Contaminated Due to Municipal Wastewater Disposal Scheme for Promotion of Academic and Research collaboration 2019 2021
Sivanandan R , Karthik K Srinivasan Promoting Road Safety through Deployment of Driver Assistance and Warning Systems Ministry Of Electronics & Information Technology 2019 2021
Lelitha Devi , Bhargava Rama Chilukuri Advanced Techniques for Mobility and Congestion Analysis for Indian Cities Scheme for Promotion of Academic and Research collaboration 2019 2021
Nageswara Rao B , Srinivas Reddy K Development of Inspection and Structural Health Monitoring Techniques for Solar Power Plant Systems Scheme for Promotion of Academic and Research collaboration 2019 2021
Piyush Chaunsali , Ravindra Gettu Sustainability of Novel Cementitious Binders Derived from Industrial By-Products Scheme for Promotion of Academic and Research collaboration 2019 2021
Venkatraman Srinivasan Investigating the Influence of Crop Canopy Architecture on the Dynamics of Spatio-temporal Light Distribution and its Effect on Photosynthesis, Transpiration and Crop Yield Science and Engineering Research Board 2019 2022
Soumendra Nath Kuiry , Murty B S, Balaji Narasimhan Urban Modelling: Development of Multi-Sectorial Simulation Lab and Science Based Decision Support Framework to Address Urban Environment Issues Ministry Of Electronics & Information Technology 2019 2023
Benny Raphael , Koshy Varghese, Manu Santhanam, Ravindra Gettu, Saravana kumar G 3D Printing and Construction Automation for Affordable Housing Impacting Research Innovation and Technology - IMPRINT 2019 2022
Ravindra Gettu Recycling of Demolished Waste Concrete Using Solar Energy UK-India Social Innovation Challenge 2019 2020
Manu Santhanam Development of Acoustic Pulse based Testing System for Concrete Uchhatar Avishkar Yojana - IIT Madras 2019 2022
Muraleedharan V R, Ligy Philip, Murty B S Creation of Management Structure for Hazardous Substances Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change 2019 2022
Indumathi M Nambi Low Cost Accelerated Micro Composting Centers Socially Relevant Projects 2019 2021
Ligy Philip, Sannasiraj S A Adaptation of waste management infrastructure in coastal areas to climate change Department of Science & Technology 2018 2023
Ligy Philip , Sarathi R, Boby George Wastewater Treatment Technologies and Sensors Department of Science & Technology 2018 2023
Ligy Philip , Pradeep T Centre for Sustainable Treatment, Reuse and Management for Efficient, Affordable and Synergistic So Department of Science & Technology 2018 2023
Balaji Narasimhan , Murty B S Sustainable Drainage Systems and Water Management Department of Science & Technology 2018 2023
Sachin S Gunthe , Chakravarthy Balaji, Sannasiraj S A Mass based hygrocopicity of ambient aerosols under contrasting environment over eastern coast of In Department of Science & Technology 2018 2023
Sudheer K P , Sannasiraj S A, Indumathi Manivannan Nambi, Balaji Narasimhan Climate change impact on water resources in coastal areas Department of Science & Technology 2018 2023
Soumendra Nath Kuiry , Murty B S, Sannasiraj S A, Murali K Storm surge impact on estuaries Department of Science & Technology 2018 2023
Venu Chandra , Murty B S Impact of Navigation on Flow and Sediment Transport at River Confluences: An Experiment Study Ministry of Shipping 2018 2021
Radhakrishna G Pillai Corrosion Protection and Service Life Extension of Reinforced Concrete Roofing Systems in Existing Buildings Science and Engineering Research Board 2018 2021
Shiva Nagendra S M , Prakash Maiya M Toxicity and Personal Exposure Assessment of Fine Particulate Matter and VOCs at Air Pollution Hotspots under Changing Climatic Conditions Department of Science & Technology 2018 2020
Soumendra Nath Kuiry , Murty B S Experimental and Numerical Model Study of Urban Flood Department of Science & Technology 2018 2021
Amlan K Sengupta , Radhakrishna G Pillai Structural Behaviour of Corroding Prestressed Concrete Systems and Extension of Service Life Using Cathodic Protection Department of Science & Technology 2018 2021
Murali Krishnan J A Multi-Scale Approach for Characterization of Fatigue of Bituminous Materials Department of Science & Technology 2018 2020
Ramamurthy K , Robinson R G, Mathava Kumar S Use of Overburden Clay as Alternate for Coarse Aggregate Ministry of Mines 2018 2021
Sachin S Gunthe Type and Diversity of Ice Nucleating Microbes under Varying Environments: Implications of Natural and Anthropogenic Bioaerosols Council of Scientific and Industrial Research 2018 2021
Ligy Philip , Sarathi R, Shankar Narasimhan S, Murty B S, Balaji Srinivasan, Ravindra Gettu, Balaji Narasimhan, Sridharakumar Narasimhan, Boby George Centre for Sustainable Treatment, Reuse and Management for Efficient, Affordable and Synergistic Solutions for Water (WATER-IC for SUTRAM of EASY WATER) Department of Science & Technology 2018 2023
Ligy Philip Fate and Management of Emerging Contaminants Department of Science & Technology 2018 2022
Murty B S Smart and reliable water and wastewater infrastructure systems for our future cities in India and Germany (SMART & WISRE Indo German Science & Technology Centre 2018 2021
Balaji Narasimhan VAJRA Visiting Faculty - Dr.Raghavan Srinivasan Department of Science & Technology 2018 2021
Manu Santhanam VAJRA Visiting Faculty - Dr.Narayanan Neithalath Department of Science & Technology 2018 2021
Indumathi Manivannan Nambi , Guhan Jayaraman, Sathyanarayana N Gummadi, Mukesh Doble, Karthik Raman, Mathava Kumar S Environmental Antimicrobial Resistance - Creation of a Region Specific Metagenomic Database and Strategies for Halting the Propagation of AMR Indian Council of Medical Research 2018 2021
Saravanan U Implicit constitutive relation-Representation and analysis Department of Science & Technology 2018 2021
Arun Menon Development Seismic Strengthening Strategies for Ancient South Indian Mandapas (Women Scientist) Department of Science & Technology 2018 2021
Murali Krishnan J Influence of polymer dosage and nature of bitumen on the microstructural and rheological characteristics of polymer modified binders Department of Science & Technology 2018 2021
Balaji Narasimhan Assessment of Hydrological Impacts Due to Climate Change and Development of Best Irrigation and Crop Management Strategies that Increases the Resilience Indian Council of Agricultural Research 2018 2021
Sachin S Gunthe Properties of Atmospheric Aerosols from Contrasting Environment in Continental and Marine Boundary Layer Over Tropical Indian Region Department of Science & Technology 2018 2023
Sannasiraj S A , Sundar V Sundaravadivelu R Chakravarthy Balaji Murty B S Ligy Philip Sudheer K P Murali K Indumathi Manivannan Nambi Sudhir Chella Rajan Balaji Narasimhan Nilanjan Saha Sachin S Gunthe Sabuj Kumar Manda Soumendra Nath Kuiry Sriram V Venkatraman Srinivasan Climate Change Impacts on Coastal Infrastructure and the Adaptation Strategies Department of Science & Technology 2018 2023
Sachin S Gunthe Measurement of Background High Altitude Air Quality for Assessing the Regional Climate Change Impact Alumni Association 2017 2020
Shiva Nagendra S M , Kamakoti V, Devendra Jalihal, Nilesh Jayantilal Vasa Low Cost Semiconductor and Optical Sensors based Urban Air Quality Monitoring Network System (SENSurAIR) Uchhatar Avishkar Yojana - IIT Madras 2017 2020
Sachin S Gunthe Process analysis, observations and modeling- Integrated solutions for cleaner air for Delhi (PROMOTE) Ministry of Earth Sciences, New Delhi 2017 2021
Shiva Nagendra S M , Gitakrishnan Ramadurai Clean Air for Delhi Through Interventions, Mitigations and Engagement (CADTIME) Ministry of Earth Sciences, New Delhi 2017 2021
Radhakrishna G Pillai , Manu Santhanam, Ravindra Gettu Development of Pre-packaged, High Performance Grout(HPG) using Locally Available Cementitious Materials for the Indian Post-Tensioned (PT) Concrete Industry Impacting Research Innovation and Technology - IMPRINT 2017 2020
Rajagopal K , Meher Prasad A, Boominathan A, Srinivasan K, Manu Santhanam, Sudheer K P, Murali K, Robinson R G, Ravindra Gettu, Balaji Narasimhan, Rupen Goswami, Vidya Bhushan Maji, Thyagaraj T, Raghukanth S T G, Dali Naidu Arnepalli, Arun Menon, Radhakrishna G Pillai, Subhadeep Banerjee, Venu Chandra, Soumendra Nath Kuiry Institutional Strengthening on Analysis of Dams, Foundatin, Retrofitting, Flood Forecasting and Related Issues Central Water Commission 2017 2021
Indumathi Manivannan Nambi Accelerated Treatment of petroleum chemical sludge using coupled Physicochemical , Photochemical, Electrochemical and biological processes Uchhatar Avishkar Yojana - IIT Madras 2016 2020
Shiva Nagendra S M CPCB Continuous Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Station at IIT Madras- Phase II central pullution control board 2016 2022
Benny Raphael , Koshy Varghese Automated assembly of modular building structures: Control strategies and sensor placement Department of Science & Technology 2016 2020
Arun Menon , RAO B V N Meher Prasad A, Satyanarayana K N, Gandhi S R, Manu Santhanam, Dodagoudar G R, Murty B S, Nageswara Rao B, Vidya Bhushan Maji, Raghukanth S T G National Centre for Safety of Heritage Structures (NCSHS) Ministry of Human Resource and Development 2013 2023
Sachin S Gunthe Characterizing the properties of biological aerosol particles under different environmental and seasonal conditions over the Indian tropical region: Assessment for possible climatic and health impacts Department of Science & Technology 2013 2021