ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT

The Department of Civil Engineering, as old as the Bengal Engineering College itself, is a 162 years old Engineering Department. The then Civil Engineering College was upgraded to the status of a full-fledged Government Engineering College with various disciplines, and renamed as the Bengal Engineering College. It was upgraded to Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur and IIEST, Shibpur in 2004 and 2014 respectively. It offers Undergraduate Dual Degree, Post Graduate program and Ph.D. program in Civil Engineering under five disciplines, viz. Structural Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Water Resources Engineering, Transportation Engineering and Environmental Engineering.

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

  • Patron:
    • Prof. Parthasarathi Chakrabarti
    • Director, I.I.E.S.T., Shibpur
  • Chairman:
    • Prof. Sudip Kumar Roy
    • Head of Department of Civil Engineering, I.I.E.S.T., Shibpur
  • Co-Chairman:
    • Prof. Debabrata Mazumder
    • Department of Civil Engineering, I.I.E.S.T., Shibpur
  • Co-ordinators:
    • Dr. Chanchal Majumder and Dr. Asok Adak
    • Department of Civil Engineering, I.I.E.S.T., Shibpur

NATIONAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE

  • Dr. Amitava Bandyopadhyay
    Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Calcutta, Kolkata
  • Dr. S.K. Gupta
    Professor, Department of Environmental Sc. and Engg., I.I.T. (I.S.M., Dhanbad)
  • Dr. Somnath Mukherjee
    Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Jadavpur University, Kolkata
  • Dr. Apurba Dey
    Professor and Ex-Head, Department of Biotechnology, N.I.T., Durgapur
  • Dr. B. J. Alappat
    Professor, Departmentof Civil Engineering, I.I.T., Delhi
  • Dr. Suparna Mukherji
    Professor and Head, Centre for Environmental Science and Engineering, I.I.T., Bombay
  • Dr. Anjali Pal
    Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, I.I.T., Kharagpur
  • Dr. P. K. Ghosh
    Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, I.I.T., Guwahati
  • Dr. Abhijit Dasgupta
    Joint Managing Director, M/s M. N. Dastur and Co. (P) Ltd., Kolkata

INTERNATIONAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE

  • Dr. Philip Longhurst
    Professor, Centre for Bioenergy & Resource management,
    Cranfield University, UK
  • Dr. Yung-Tse Hung
    Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering,
    Cleveland State University, USA
  • Dr. Nihar Biswas
    Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering,
    University of Windsor, Canada
  • Dr. Jay N. Meegoda
    Professor, Department of Civil and Chemical Engineering,
    New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA
  • Dr. Xiangru Zhang
    Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering,
    The Hong Kong Univ. of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
  • Dr. Rajesh Seth
    Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering,
    University of Windsor, Canada
  • Dr. Agamuthu Pariatamby
    Professor, Institute of Biological Sciences, University of Malay, Malaysia
  • Dr. John M. Regan
    Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering,
    The Pennsylvania State University, USA
  • Dr. Shaliza Binti Ibrahim
    Professor, Institute of Ocean and Earth Sciences, University of Malay, Malaysia
  • Dr. Lee Blaney
    Associate Professor, Department of Chemical, Biochemical and Env. Engg.,
    University of Maryland Baltimore County, USA