Events

05 Oct., 2025

Conference
Sunday, October 5, 2025
14th International Symposium on Plasticity and Impact Mechanics (IMPLAST 2025) during October 05 - 09, 2025.
 

13 May., 2024

Workshop
Monday, May 13, 2024
UAV workshop: "UAV FOR LANDSLIDES: LEARN APPLICATION OF UAV IN MONITORING LANDSLIDES May 13-15, 2024.
 

08 May., 2024

Short Term Course
Wednesday, May 8, 2024
Short-term Course on ADVANCED CONCRETE TECHNOLOGY May 8-10, 2024 sponsored by RITES Limited.
 

17 Apr., 2024

Short Term Course
Wednesday, April 17, 2024
Capacity Building for FDR Roads in Uttar Pradesh under PMGSY April 17-19, 2024, sponsored by Rural Engineering Department, Uttar Pradesh
 

11 Mar., 2024

Conference
Monday, March 11, 2024
International Conference on Geomatics in Civil Engineering (ICGCE - 2024) during March 11 - 12, 2024. For more details kindly go through https://icgce-2024.iitr.ac.in/
 

19 Feb., 2024

Short Term Course
Monday, February 19, 2024
Capacity Building for FDR Roads in Uttar Pradesh under PMGSY Feb 19-21, 2024, sponsored by Rural Engineering Department, Uttar Pradesh
 

14 Dec., 2023

Conference
Thursday, December 14, 2023
Indian Geotechnical Conference in Civil Engineering Department (IGC-2023) during Dec 14,15 & 16, 2023
 

20 Nov., 2023

Conference
Monday, November 20, 2023
3rd International Conference on Unmanned Aerial System in Geomatics 2023 during November 20-21, 2023 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
 

16 Mar., 2023

Short Term Course
Thursday, March 16, 2023
Training on Remote Sensing and GIS Technology for Environmental Monitoring, Planning and Management Under the aegis of Continuing Education Centre, IIT Roorkee is being organized by Geomatics Engineering Group, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Roorkee during March 16-18, 2023.
 

13 Mar., 2023

Guest Lecture
Monday, March 13, 2023
Prof. Bhawani Singh Memorial Lecture on the topic "Peculiarities of Tunnel Construction in Himalayan Geology: A Case Study on Silkyara Tunnel” On March 13, 2023 in Conference Room, Civil Engineering Department.
 

20 Feb., 2023

Short Term Course
Monday, February 20, 2023
5th 15-Days Road Safety Auditors Certification Course, IIT, Roorkee in association with Ministry of Road Transport Highways and Indian Roads Congress, February 20th - March 6th 2023.
 

08 May., 2024

Short Term Course
Wednesday, May 8, 2024
Short-term Course on ADVANCED CONCRETE TECHNOLOGY May 8-10, 2024 sponsored by RITES Limited.
 

17 Apr., 2024

Short Term Course
Wednesday, April 17, 2024
Capacity Building for FDR Roads in Uttar Pradesh under PMGSY April 17-19, 2024, sponsored by Rural Engineering Department, Uttar Pradesh
 

19 Feb., 2024

Short Term Course
Monday, February 19, 2024
Capacity Building for FDR Roads in Uttar Pradesh under PMGSY Feb 19-21, 2024, sponsored by Rural Engineering Department, Uttar Pradesh
 

16 Mar., 2023

Short Term Course
Thursday, March 16, 2023
Training on Remote Sensing and GIS Technology for Environmental Monitoring, Planning and Management Under the aegis of Continuing Education Centre, IIT Roorkee is being organized by Geomatics Engineering Group, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Roorkee during March 16-18, 2023.
 

20 Feb., 2023

Short Term Course
Monday, February 20, 2023
5th 15-Days Road Safety Auditors Certification Course, IIT, Roorkee in association with Ministry of Road Transport Highways and Indian Roads Congress, February 20th - March 6th 2023.
 

05 Oct., 2025

Conference
Sunday, October 5, 2025
14th International Symposium on Plasticity and Impact Mechanics (IMPLAST 2025) during October 05 - 09, 2025.
 

11 Mar., 2024

Conference
Monday, March 11, 2024
International Conference on Geomatics in Civil Engineering (ICGCE - 2024) during March 11 - 12, 2024. For more details kindly go through https://icgce-2024.iitr.ac.in/
 

14 Dec., 2023

Conference
Thursday, December 14, 2023
Indian Geotechnical Conference in Civil Engineering Department (IGC-2023) during Dec 14,15 & 16, 2023
 

20 Nov., 2023

Conference
Monday, November 20, 2023
3rd International Conference on Unmanned Aerial System in Geomatics 2023 during November 20-21, 2023 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
 

13 May., 2024

Workshop
Monday, May 13, 2024
UAV workshop: "UAV FOR LANDSLIDES: LEARN APPLICATION OF UAV IN MONITORING LANDSLIDES May 13-15, 2024.
 

History

  • The Department of Civil Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee is the oldest and the largest in the country. It was established on November 25, 1847 as Roorkee Civil Engineering College and renamed as Thomason College of Civil Engineering in 1854. The department has produced several eminent engineers who have made significant contributions in the planning and execution of Civil Engineering projects in India as well as abroad.
  • The Department offers a four-year course leading to the Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering and two-year courses leading to Master’s degree in seven major specialisations of civil engineering (viz., Building Science and Technology, Environmental Engineering, Geomatics Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Hydraulics Engineering, Structural Engineering and Transportation Engineering). In total there are 636 students pursuing Bachelors degree and 231 students pursuing Masters Degree in the department. These programmes are supported with strong doctoral programmes in all the specialisations. More than 297 Ph. D. research scholars are currently working in the department.... Read More

Achievements

    Award

      Mr. Aditya Anand, Mr. Abhinav Srivastava, Ms. Vaishnavi Anand and Mr. Karan Kaurav (B. Tech students) won the competition "Samnivesha" on the topic " Radioactive Pollutants in Groundwater in Bihar " held on 15th to 16th March 2024 organised by IIT Patna.
      Mr. Ebissa Gadissa Kedir Ph. D. student under the supervision of Prof. C. S. P. Ojha, Hydraulic Engineering Group, received the ASCE StAR fund Award of US $500 to attend the 2024 World Environment and Water Resources Congress. And selected as one of the three recipients of ASCE’s Environmental and Water Resources Institute (EWRI) Visiting International Fellowship (VIF) of US $2500 for the World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2024 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (May 19-22, 2024).
      Mr. Abhishek Rai, Ph. D. student under the supervision of Prof. Kamal Jain, Geomatics Engineering Group, received the Mitacs Globalink Research Award. Embarking on a 12-week research journey at Queen's University in Canada, exploring 'Visual SLAM for Navigation and Mapping' under the guidance of Prof. Aboelmagd Noureldin.
      Ms. Ayana Ghosh and Mr. Abhitesh Sachdeva Ph. D. students under the supervision of Prof. G. D. Ransinchung R. N. and Prof. Praveen Kumar awarded the second prize for the poster titled, "Celebrating eco-friendly infrastructure: Geopolymer and RAP integration in rigid pavement design for a sustainable future” in IRF India Chapter Conference 2024.
      Mr. Dheeraj Mehta, Ph. D. student under the supervision of Prof. Nikhil Saboo, Transportation Engineering Group, along with Prof. Nikhil Saboo won the 2nd position in the start-up ideas presentation on “Use of Sugarcane Molasses for Production of Bio-Bitumen: Promoting Sustainability in Road Construction” at the IRF-IC conference on ‘Revolutionizing Road Infrastructure with Modern Equipments, Technologies, Sustainable Materials and Policy Guidelines’ held at New Delhi during 29 Feb to March 1, 2024.
      Mr. Ohm Soni, M. Tech. student under the supervision of Prof. A. A. Kazmi, Environmental Engineering Group, awarded the OHSSAI PROMISING STUDENT OF THE YEAR AWARD in the OHSSAI 8th Annual HSE Excellence & ESG Global Awards 2023 held on Feb 22-23, 2024 based on his ongoing M. Tech. Thesis on “Treating high strength anaerobically digested wastewater”.
      Mr. Chindtada Chandrasekhar a Ph.D. student working under the supervision of Prof. G.D. Ransinchung R.N, Transportation Engineering Group has been selected as "STUDENT RESEARCH SPOTLIGHT" for February 2024 by the "International Society for Concrete Pavements”.
      Mr. Akash Jha, M. Tech student under the supervision of Prof. Sudipta Sarkar, Environmental Engineering Group, received the Best Poster Award for poster presentation titled "Nanoparticle loaded Hydrogels Prepared from Insect Derived Chitin for Phosphate Removal from Wastewater" at FMSDG-2024: International Conference on "Futuristic Materials for Sustainable Development Goals-2024" held on January 9-10, 2024 at Chandigarh University, Mohali, Punjab, India.
      Prof. Zulfequar Ahmad (Hydraulic Engineering Group) was conferred with the S. N. Gupta Memorial Lecture Award at HYDRO-2023 held at NIT Warangal during December 21-23, 2023.
      Prof. Praveen Kumar, (Transportation Engineering Group) Head Civil Engineering Department was conferred with the Distinguished Alumni Award in the category of Academics and Research during the Alumni Award Ceremony 2023. This award is given by MNIT Jaipur to its Alumni in different parts of the world.
      Mr. Chindtada Chandrasekhar and Mr. Prakul Dixit Ph.D. students working under the Supervision of Prof. G.D. Ransinchung R.N, Transportation Engineering Group, has awarded the “Best Poster Award” in the category of “Pavement Engineering” for presenting a compelling poster on the topic titled “Engineered Cementitious Composited (ECC) for Rigid Pavement Applications” during the 7th Conference of Transportation Research Group of India (CTRG-2023), December 17-20, 2023, Surat, India.
      Ms. Manaswinee Kar a Ph.D. student working under the Supervision of Prof. Manoranjan Parida, Transportation Engineering Group, has awarded TRG's Outstanding Student Paper Award in Transportation Planning for her paper entitled "Estimating Willingness-to-pay of Two-wheeler Drive-alone Users toward Shifting to Park-and-Ride" co-authored by Shubhajit Sadhukhan, Manoranjan Parida and Sanhita Das during the 7th Conference of Transportation Research Group of India (CTRG-2023), December 17-20, 2023, Surat, India.
      Mr. Prabhakar Kumar a Ph.D. student working under the Supervision of Prof. N. K. Samadhiya, Geotechnical Engineering Group, has been awarded the Second Honorable Mention Award for the best presentation for the Extended Abstract on “Experimental Study for Determination of Crack Threshold in the Multi Flawed Rock Mass under True Triaxial Loading” at the 1st SLRMES International Conference on Rock Mechanics for Infrastructure and Geo-Resources Development an International Society of Rock Mechanics Specialized Conference 3rd to 7th December 2023, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
      Mr. Akshay Gupta (leader), Mr. Shreyansh, Mr. Priyanshu Pansari, Dr. Pushpa Choudhary) under the supervision of Prof. Pushpa Choudhary has developed a real time lane departure warning system specific for Indian drivers and Indian driving conditions and secured 2nd place with a cash prize of 5 lakh rupees at Road Safety Hackathon 2023 organized by Centre of Excellence for Road Safety (CoERS) at IIT Madras
      Ms. Noopur Srivastava a Ph.D. student working under the Supervision of Prof. Kamal Jain, Geomatics Engineering Group, has awarded the Best Student Paper Award in SPIE Sensors+Imaging 2023 conference on the topic “Dual attention based Deep Learning Approach for Building Segmentation of Remote Sensing Images” held in Amsterdam, Netherlands from September 3-6, 2023.
      Prof. Kaustav Chatterjee, (Geotechnical Engineering Group) has been selected as INSA Associate Fellow 2023.
      Prof. K. S. Hari Prasad was conferred with the Outstanding Teacher Award-2023 (UG Category) by Prof. K. K. Pant Director, IIT Roorkee on the occasion of Teacher's Day on September 05, 2023.
      Prof. Satish Chandra was conferred with The S. R. Mehra Memorial Award 2022 (carrying a cash prize of Rs. 50,000/-) by Prof. U. P. Singh Deputy Director, IIT Roorkee in the Conference Room, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Roorkee on September 04, 2023.
      Mr. Abhinav Srivastava, Mr. Aditya Anand, Mr. Utsav Goyal, Mr. Vimal Singh, and Mr. Vishnu Agrahari (B. Tech. Students) have won the competition "Concept Note " on the topic "One-step innovative solution for Cleaning and Filtering the still water of Pishach Mochan Kund at Varanasi" held on July 7, 2023, organized by Varanasi Smart City Limited (VSCL).
      Ms. Dolonchapa Prabhakar a Ph.D. student working under the Supervision of Prof. P. K. Garg, Geomatics Engineering Group, selected as one of the ten students for the Deloitte Work-Studentship Program. The Deloitte organization provides audit and assurance, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory, tax, and related services to selected clients. Under this program, she will work on the "Real-Time Traffic Assessment Software/algorithm for Bangalore City" project using Google Maps, WAZE, and other software for accurate road mapping for six months under Deloitte.
      Mr. Rohit Sharma, Mr. Arnab Chowdhury, Ms. Pritipadmaja and Mr. Nakshatra Lavaniya (Ph.D. students), their Team Participant 1499 recognized as one of the 14 “CHAMPIONs” among 5151 participants in the world's biggest geospatial mapping challenge, the "IIT Bombay FOSSEE Mapathon 2023 (Edition III)", A pan-India mapping competition held between February 22 to May 06, 2023.
      Mr. Rishi Singh Chhabra a Ph.D. student working under the supervision of Prof. G. D. Ransinchung R. N., Transportation Engineering Group, Department of Civil Engineering has secured First position in the Poster Presentation for his paper titled “Feasibility of Manufactured Sand in Engineered Cementitious Composites (ECC) for Rigid Pavement Applications” and Third position in the Poster Presentation for his paper titled “Utilization of Polyester Fiber and Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement (RAP) Material in Cement Treated Base (CTB) layer” during the Young Researchers Conclave-2023 held on July 19, 2023 under One Week One Lab Programme (July 16-22, 2023) organized by CSIR-CRRI, New Delhi, India
      Mr. Chintada Chandrasekhar and Mr. Rishi Singh Chhabra Ph.D. students working under the supervision of Prof. G. D. Ransinchung R. N., Transportation Engineering Group, Department of Civil Engineering have secured First position in the Poster Presentation for his paper titled “Feasibility of Manufactured Sand in Engineered Cementitious Composites (ECC) for Rigid Pavement Applications” and during the Young Researchers Conclave-2023 held on July 19, 2023 under One Week One Lab Programme (July 16-22, 2023) organized by CSIR-CRRI, New Delhi, India.
      Mr. Rishi Singh Chhabra and Mr. Chintada Chandrasekhar Ph.D. students working under the supervision of Prof. G. D. Ransinchung R. N., Transportation Engineering Group, Department of Civil Engineering have secured Third position in the Poster Presentation for his paper titled “Utilization of Polyester Fiber and Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement (RAP) Material in Cement Treated Base (CTB) layer” during the Young Researchers Conclave-2023 held on July 19, 2023 under One Week One Lab Programme (July 16-22, 2023) organized by CSIR-CRRI, New Delhi, India.
      Mr. Ravi Verma a Ph.D. Student working under the supervision of Prof. P. K. Garg from the Geomatics Engineering Group, Department of Civil Engineering has been selected as one of the 14 CHAMPIONs among 5151 participants (award money of Rs 5000/-) in the IIT Bombay FOSSEE Mapathon, 2023, A pan-India mapping competition held between February 22 to May 06, 2023.
      Mr. Anurag Tomar, a Ph.D. student working under the supervision of Prof. Absar Ahmad Kazmi from the Environmental Engineering Group, Department of Civil Engineering has been awarded the Best Poster Award at the International Conference on Solid Waste Hong Kong (ICSWHK-2023): Waste Management in the Circular Economy and Climate Resilience, which was held in Hong Kong from May 31st to June 3rd, 2023. This conference was organized by Hong Kong Baptist University and Zhejiang University. He presented my poster during ICSWHK-2023 on the topic of "Treatment of Blackwater by the Advanced Anaerobic Baffled Reactor".
      Mr. Vishal Mishra, a PhD student working under the supervision of Prof. Kamal Jain from the Geomatics Engineering Group, Department of Civil Engineering has been received the Prestigious Helmholtz Visiting Researcher Grant by HIDA in Germany to spend a research stay from April 10, 2023 to July 9, 2023 at Deutsches GeoForschungsZentrum GFZ in Prof. Dr. Mahdi Motagh’s group.
      Mr. Anurag Tomar, a PhD student working under the supervision of Prof. Absar Ahmad Kazmi from the Environmental Engineering Group, Department of Civil Engineering has been awarded the Best Pitch Award in the SPARC-funded INDO-US two-day workshop on "CIRCULAR SOLUTIONS TO SANITATION-MAKING PROFIT FROM TOILETS " conducted by the TAURI (Translating and Accelerating University Research and Innovation) research group, IIT Madras, March 29th and 30th, 2023.
      Mr. Chandra Has Singh a Ph.D. student working under the supervision of Prof. Kamal Jain, Geomatics Engineering Group, Department of Civil Engineering has been awarded the prestigious Mitacs Globalink Research Award. An incredible honor in the field of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle based research.
      Mr. Anurag Tomar, a PhD student working under the supervision of Prof. Absar Ahmad Kazmi from the Environmental Engineering Group, Department of Civil Engineering has been awarded the Best Poster Award from Prof. K.K. Pant (Director of IIT Roorkee), Mr. Kamal Virendra Singh (Plant Head of Adani Cement), and Dean SRIC during the Uttarakhand Udyog Mahotsav (UKUM), held during March 18–20th, 2023. The event was organized by the Bhagwanpur Industries Association and IIT Roorkee. He presented his poster during UKUM on the topic of Sustainable Solution for Sanitation: A DRDO-Based Biodigester for Human Fecal Treatment.
      Mr. Anurag Tomar, a PhD student working under the supervision of Prof. Absar Ahmad Kazmi from the Environmental Engineering Group, Department of Civil Engineering has been awarded the Best Poster Award from Prof. K.K. Pant, Director of IIT Roorkee, during the Institute Research Day held on March 14, 2023, at IIT Roorkee. He has given outstanding presentations during the Institute Research Day on the topic Advanced Anaerobic Biodigester (A DRDO-Based Biodigester for Human Fecal Treatment).
      Ms. Eshta Ranyal, a Ph.D. Student working under the supervision of Prof. Kamal Jain from the Department of Civil Engineering has been awarded the "Shastri Best Research Paper Award (SBRPA 2022-23)" under the STEM category for the work carried out during the project undertaken under SICI-MITACS Globalink Research Award in Canada.
      Ms. Ghazal Srivastava, a Ph.D. Student working under the supervision of Prof. A. A. Kazmi from the Department of Civil Engineering has been Achieved the Excellent Abstract Award with International Travel Support" at the 13th International Symposium on Southeast Asian Water Environment (SEAWE-13) at Asian Institute of Technology Conference Centre (AITCC), Bangkok, Thailand held on December,13-15, 2022.
      Prof. Nikhil Saboo has been awarded the Certificate of Merit Award for Bio-Bitumen developed at IIT Roorkee by his research team. It has now been used in a National Highway (NH) section having a design traffic of more than 200 million standard axles (msa). This NH trial section (approx. 650 m in length) is the first in the world that have been constructed using this technology. The award was conferred at the 2nd Global Road Construction and Safety Conference held on November 30, 2022 at Taj Palace New Delhi.
      Prof. Sanjay Kumar Ghosh on being awarded the most prestigious award "Satish Dhawan Award 2021" from the Indian Society of Remote Sensing, the only society in the country, for his research and capacity building contribution in the area of Remote Sensing, GIS, Image Processing and Geospatial Technology. The award was conferred by Mr. Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, Union Cabinet Minister of Jal Shakti Mantralaya to him at the Annual Conference of the Society held at Hyderabad on November 15, 2022.
      Mr. Gowtham Balasundaram, a Ph.D. Student working under the supervision of Prof. A. A. Kazmi from the Department of Civil Engineering have been awarded the Second Prize in the 7th India Water Week Conclave, organised by Department of Jal Shakti, Government of India held in India Expo Centre Greater Noida during November 1-5,2022.
      Ghazal Srivastava, a Ph.D. Student working under the supervision of Prof. A. A. Kazmi from the Department of Civil Engineering have been awarded the "best oral presentation award" in the "International Symposium of Sustainable Urban Environment (ISSUE-2022)" in session 'Water' held in the UPES (University of Petroleum and Energy Studies) Dehradun campus on 14th of October 2022.
      Mr Ankit Sharma, PMRF Research Scholar under the Supervision of Prof. G.D. Ransinchung R.N., Prof. Praveen Kumar and Dr. DSNV Amar Kumar has been awarded the Best paper Award in the 6th International Conference on Building Materials and Materials Engineering (ICBMM 2022) & The 6th International Conference on Structural and Civil Engineering (ICSCE 2022) held in Barcelona, Spain during September 15-17, 2022
      Prof. R. Vinnarasi has been awarded the Distinction in Doctoral Research for the year 2019
      Mr. Prateek Tripathi, Research Scholar has been awarded the Lunar Planetary Institute's (LPI) Career Development Award 2022. The award is given to Prateek for his very first type of work on Dhala and Ramgarh Impact craters in India at the 53rd Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (LPSC). As a part of this award, Prateek received funds of USD1250 to help cover his expenses for attending the hybrid conference. Prateek received this award from Dr. Lisa R. Gaddis, Director of Lunar and Planetary Institute, former Chief Scientist for the USGS Astrogeology Program, and NASA Planetary Cartography Research Program. Department congratulates Mr.Prateek Tripathi on his endeavor.
      Prof. Chandra Shekhar Prasad Ojha has been selected for the Award for 2022 Best Practice-Oriented Paper for the Journal of Hazardous, Toxic and Radioactive Waste. The award will be given at the 2022 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress in Atlanta, Georgia on June 5-8, 2022 by Environmental and Water Resources Institute(EWRI-ASCE), Reston, VA, USA.
      Prof. Satyendra Mittal has been awarded the "Eminent Author Award " by The Institution of Engineers (India) is organizing the “ 36th Indian Engineering Congress” in Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi.
      Prof. Kamal Jain has been awarded "JISRS Best Paper Award-2020” by the Indian Society of Remote Sensing (ISRS)
      Prof. Kamal Jain has been awarded “Satish Dhawan Award-2020” by Panjab Remote Sensing Centre (PRSC), Ludhiana.
      Mr. Abhishek Adhikari, Mr. Sunil K. Pundir, Mr. Anupam Singhal has been awarded BEST Paper at National Symposium on Advances in Remote Sensing (NS-ARS21), BIT, Mesra, Ranchi during 9 - 11 December 2021.
      Prof. R.D. Garg, BEST Paper at National Symposium on Advances in Remote Sensing (NS-ARS21), BIT, Mesra, Ranchi during 9 - 11 December 2021.
      Dr. Vinay Kumar Tyagi has been awarded “Hiyoshi Think of Ecology Award 2021” by Hiyoshi Corporation, Japan
      Prof. Chandra Shekhar Prasad Ojha has been Awarded “ISH Jal Vigyan Puraskar, 2021” by the Indian Society for Hydraulics (ISH) on 13th Nov 2021.
      Prof. Sharad Kumar Jain has been Awarded “ Prof. S. N. Gupta Memorial Award for the year 2021” by The Indian Society for Hydraulics (ISH) on 12th Nov 2021.
      Mr. Shubham Goyal (M.Tech - Geotechnical Engineering) on being awarded the following awards : 1. Departmental Gold Medal for obtaining the highest CGPA of graduating program in M.Tech (Civil). 2. Dr. Jai Krishna Gold Medal highest CGPA in all M.Tech Program. 3. Laxmi Devi and Sri Banadri Das to M.Tech, M. Arch and MURP. 4. Tarachand Kanti Devi cash prize in M.Tech(Civil) in specialization of Geotechnical Engineering. by Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, Convocation-2021 , Sept 11, 2021
      Mr. Rahul Rao (M.Tech - Environmental Engineering) on being awarded the following award: Kath Palia Award for best M.Tech dissertation in area of Environmental aspects by Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, Convocation-2021 , Sept 11, 2021
      Mr. Ajay Saraswat (M.Tech - Geomatics Engineering) on being awarded the following award: Amba Prasad and Kalawati Memorial cash prize for obtaining the highest CGPA in M.Tech (Geomatics Engineering) by Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, Convocation-2021 , Sept 11, 2021
      Mr. Salman Khan (M.Tech - Environmental Engineering) on being awarded the following award: Prof. C. L. Toshniwal award in Environmental Engineering for obtaining the highest CGPA amongst graduating student in M.Tech Environmental Engineering by Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, Convocation-2021 , Sept 11, 2021
      Mr. Dheeraj Adwani (M.Tech - Transportation Engineering) on being awarded the following award : Sunita Bahadur Memorial Gold Medal for obtaining the highest CGPA in Transportation Engineering by Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, Convocation-2021 , Sept 11, 2021
      Ms. Sakshi Gupta (B.Tech - Civil Engineering) on being awarded the following award: Prof. (Mrs.) Renu Bhargava for Excellence in Environment Engineering to graduating girl in B.Tech Civil and obtaining a CGPA of 8.00 by Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, Convocation-2021 , Sept 11, 2021
      Mr. Aditya Hriday Upadhyay (B.Tech - Civil Engineering) on being awarded the following awards: 1. Manmohan Das Seth Department Gold Medal. 2. Institute Silver Medal 2nd highest CGPA of student of B.Tech and B.Arch. 3. Prof. C. L. Toshniwal Award for obtaining highest marks in Environmental Engineering Subject. 4. Prabhakar Swarup Award for obtaining highest CGPA in B.Tech Civil Engineering. 5. Shri Shiv Nandan Swarup and Awadh Bhatnagar cash prize for obtaining the highest CGPA in B.Tech Civil Engineering. 6. Madhusudan Dayal Mithal Medal. 7. Rai Bahadur Sohan Lal Bhatia Medal. by Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, Convocation-2021 , Sept 11, 2021
      Mr. Vedant Kumar (B.Tech - Civil Engineering) on being awarded the following award: Best Project Award to the student of B.Tech Civil Engineering by Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, Convocation-2021 , Sept 11, 2021
      Mr. Yash Khandelwal (B.Tech - Civil Engineering) on being awarded the following award: Best Project Award to the student of B.Tech Civil Engineering by Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, Convocation-2021 , Sept 11, 2021
      Mr. Mehul Shrimali (B.Tech - Civil Engineering) on being awarded the following award: Best Project Award to the student of B.Tech Civil Engineering by Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, Convocation-2021 , Sept 11, 2021
      Mr. Vishwas Rawat (B.Tech - Civil Engineering) on being awarded the following award: Best Project Award B.Tech Civil Engineering by Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, Convocation-2021 , Sept 11, 2021
      Mr. Vedant Neebhra (B.Tech - Civil Engineering) on being awarded the following award: Best Project Award B.Tech Civil Engineering by Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, Convocation-2021 , Sept 11, 2021
      Mr. Mohd. Shadab Siddique (B.Tech - Civil Engineering) on being awarded the following award: Best Project Award B.Tech Civil Engineering by Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, Convocation-2021 , Sept 11, 2021
      Mr. Mudit Agarwal (B.Tech - Civil Engineering) on being awarded the following award: Best Project Award B.Tech Civil Engineering by Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, Convocation-2021 , Sept 11, 2021
      Mr. Harsh Vardhan (B.Tech - Civil Engineering) on being awarded the following awards: 1. Best B.Tech Project Award. 2. M. A. Rao for the 2nd highest CGPA in B.Tech Civil Engineering. 3. Vinay Krishna cash prize for obtaining 2nd highest CGPA. by Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, Convocation-2021 , Sept 11, 2021
      Ms. Nikita Singh(B.Tech - Civil Engineering) on being awarded the following award: Best Project Award B.Tech Civil Engineering by Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, Convocation-2021 , Sept 11, 2021
      Mr. Yashraj Bimalbhai Jariwali (B.Tech - Civil Engineering) on being awarded the following awards: 1. Best B.Tech Project Award. 2. Tara Chand Kanti Devi cash prize in design project. by Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, Convocation-2021 , Sept 11, 2021
      Prof. Indrajit Ghosh has been awarded "Outstanding Teacher Award 2021” by IIT, Roorkee
      Prateek Tripathi ( Research Scholar-Geomatics Engineering Group) has featured in the first L3Harris Geospatial Student Spotlight. His work on Remote sensing data is promoted by L3Harris Geospatial and earned him a free ENVI+IDL 1-year student license. A blog on his work is published on the L3Harris Geospatial website at- https://www.l3harrisgeospatial.com/Learn/Case-Studies/Case-Studies-Detail/ArtMID/10204/ArticleID/24065/Student-Spotlight-Summer-2021.
      Prof. R., Vinnarasi, has been Awarded “ Prof. U.C. Kothyari - ISH Best Ph.D. Thesis Award” for the year 2020
      Prof. Mittal, Satyendra, has been awarded “Academic Excellence in Faculty (National Category) under IEI BLC-FCRIT Excellence Award” The Award has been jointly Presented By The Institute of Engineers (India), Belapur Local Centre and Fr. C. Rodrigues Institute of Technology, Vashi
      Prateek Tripathi, Research Scholar has won the consolation prize in the Simulation category of the" International Sci-Art Image Competition" jointly organized by the Indian National Young Academy of Science (INYAS), Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad, and CARBON Lab, with the support of National Young Academy of Bangladesh (NYAB), and Thai Young Scientists Academy (TYSA).
      Prof. Sawant, V. A., IGS-Chennai Chapter Biennial Award for the Best Paper, IGC 2020, Dec 17-20, 2020
      Prof. Chatterjee, Kaustav, IGS-Kochi Chapter YGE Award for the Best Paper, IGC-2020, Dec 17-20, 2020
      Mr. Jatin Aggarwal (B. Tech.) on being awarded the following awards : 1. Department Gold Medal ( Manmohan Das Seth Gold Medal) . 2. Best B. Tech. Project Award . 3. Prof. C. L. Toshniwal awards in Civil Engineering of Rs. 10000/- . 4.Madhusudan Dayal Mithal Medal . 5. Rai Bahadur Sohan Lal Bhatia Medal . 6. Prabhakar Swarup Civil Engineering Award of Rs. 10000/- . 7. Shri Shiv Nandan Swaroop and Avadh Narayan Bhatnagar cash award of Rs. 10000/- . 8. Tarachand Kanti Devi cash prize of Rs. 10000/- by Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, Convocation-2020 , Nov 29, 2020
      Mr. Aman Gupta (B. Tech.) on being awarded the following awards : 1. Sri. M. A. Rao Cash Prize of Rs.10000/- 2. Vinay Krishna Cash Prize of Rs.10000/- by Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, Convocation-2020 , Nov 29, 2020
      Ms. Avantika Rathore (B. Tech.) on being awarded the following awards 1.Luxmi Devi and Shri Banarasi Das Cash Prize Rs.10,000/- 2. Prof.(Mrs.) Renu Bhargava cash award for excellence in Environmental Engineering of Rs.11000/- by Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, Convocation-2020 , Nov 29, 2020
      Col. K. L. Rahul ( M.Tech.-Transportation Engineering) on being awarded the following awards 1. Department Gold Medal 2. Sunita Bahadur Memorial Gold Medal by Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, Convocation-2020 , Nov 29, 2020
      Mr. Satyabrat Tiwari (M.Tech. – Environmental Engineering) on being awarded the following awards 1. Rural India Technology based Upliftment (RITU) Excellence Award of Rs.15000/- 2. Tarachand Kanti Devi cash prize of Rs. 10000/- 3. Prof. C. L. Toshniwal awards in Civil Engineering of Rs. 10000/- 4. Kathpalia Award for Environment of Rs. 10000/- by Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, Convocation-2020 , Nov 29, 2020
      Mr. Abhay Singh Sajwan (M. Tech.- Geotechnical Engineering ) on being awarded the following award 1. Tarachand Kanti Devi cash prize of Rs. 10000/- by Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, Convocation-2020 , Nov 29, 2020
      Mr. Vamshi Krishna Rao K. (M.Tech.-GeomaticsEngineering) on being awarded the following award 1. Amba Prasad- Kalawati Memorial cash prize of Rs. 10000/- by Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, Convocation-2020 , Nov 29, 2020
      Ms. Vipasha Sharma, Research Scholar(Geomatics Engineering Group) achieving the second position in the GIS quiz organized by NRSC as a part of GIS day 2020 celebrations and got a chance for 1 year no-cost license of Arc Info GIS package.
      Prof. Mittal, Satyendra, Dedicated Teaching Profession National Award 2020, Kamarajar Institute of Education and Research (KIER), Nov 25, 2020
      Prof. Garg, P. K., Fellow of Innovation Award, 6th Conference on Good Governance, Y S Research Foundation of Public Administration, Dehradun, Aug 30, 2020
      Prof. Ojha, C. S. P., Fellowship Award, The Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE) by the Governing Council, Sept 8, 2020
      Ms. Debasree Purkayastha, one of the winners of the AWSAR Award, DST ( Govt. of India ), 2019
      Prof. Garg, P. K., Best Research Award in Surveying & Mapping, Institute of Engineers, Dehradun Chapter, Sep. 15, 2019
      Prof. Mittal, Satyendra, Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi Samman (Award) for special contribution in technical field, National Union of Journalism, Haridwar, India, 2019
      Prof. R.N., G.D. Ransinchung, INAE Innovative Student Projects Award -Doctoral Level Category, Indian National Academy of Engineering, 2019
      Prof. Parida, M., Prize of Cairo University of the Best WCTR Paper Award, Cairo University upon the initiative of the Transportation Programme, 2019
      Prof. Garg, P. K., Y. S. Research Excellence Award, Y. S. Research Foundation of Public Administration, Dehradun, Aug. 2019
      Prof. Mittal, Satyendra, Best Citizens of India Award, International Publishing house New Delhi, 2019
      Swati Dahiya, Best Poster Award, 27th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition, 2019
      Aparna Dutta, American Geophysical Union Travel Award, American Geophysical Union Travel, 2019
      Prof. Garg, R. D., National Geospatial Award of Excellence 2018, Indian Society of Remote Sensing, 2018
      Prof. Garg, R. D., Uttarakhand Eminent Engineers Award 2018, Institution of Engineers Uttarakhand Chapter, 2018
      Prof. Ghosh, J. K., National Geospatial Award for Excellence 2017 (A Life-time Achievement Award), The Indian Society of Remote Sensing, Dec. 05, 2018
      Prof. Mittal, Satyendra, Outstanding Engineer Award for Research & Field Applications, The Institution of Engineers, Roorkee, 2018
      Prof. Samadhiya, N. K., Excellence Performance Award, Indian Society for Rock Mechanics and Tunneling Technology (ISRMTT), 2018
      Prof. Chatterjee, K., IGS-Kochi Chapter YGE Best Paper Award – 2018, Indian Geotechnical Society (IGS), 2018

    Scholarship

       Ms. Pritipadmaja a Ph.D. student working under the supervision of Prof. R. D. Garg, Geomatics Engineering Group, has been selected for a research project at RWTH Aachen University, funded by the Advanced Research Opportunities Program (AROP), which is planned to be conducted from February 15, 2024 to August 15, 2024.
       Ms. Ruma Adhikari a Ph.D. student working under the supervision of Prof. Alok Bhardwaj, Geomatics Engineering Group, was awarded a travel Grant of 2000 USD by IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society to present the research work entitled “An Index-based flood mapping using stokes parameters of multitemporal SAR images: 2019 Hagibis flood event of Ibaraki, Japan” at IGARSS 2023 conference held at Pasadena, California, USA during July 16-21, 2023.
       Mr. Chandra Has Singh a Ph.D. student working under the supervision of Prof. Kamal Jain, Geomatics Engineering Group, Department of Civil Engineering has been awarded the prestigious HIDA Visiting Fellowship from the Helmholtz Institute of Data Science and Analytics, funded by the German Government. This grants him the opportunity to work at the renowned Helmholtz-Centre Potsdam - German Research Centre GFZ in Germany.
       Ms. Vipasha Sharma, a Ph.D. student working under the supervision of Prof. S. K. Ghosh, Geomatics Engineering Group, was awarded a (TIF) travel grant of USD 1500 by ISPRS Foundation to present research work titled "A proposed framework for surveillance of dengue disease and prediction" at 39th ISRSE, Antalya, Turkey during April 24-28, 2023.
       Mr. Sahil Kundal a Ph.D. student working under the supervision of Prof. Alok Bhardwaj, Geomatics Engineering Group, was awarded a travel Grant of 1000 USD by SPIE, the International Society for Optics and Photonics, to present the research work entitled “GeoBIA-based semi-automated landslide detection using UAS data: A case study of Uttarakhand Himalayas” at Future Sensing Technologies 2023 conference held at Pacifico Yokohama, Japan during April 18-20, 2023.
       Ms. Pritipadmaja, a PhD student working under the supervision of Prof. Rahul Dev Garg from the Geomatics Engineering Group, Department of Civil Engineering has been selected for an IIT Tirupati Navavishkar (NAV) I-Hub Foundation (ITTNiF) - Google Earth Engine (NAV-i-GEE) Research Program. She will work on a fully funded project "Mapping the Heat Sensitivity Of Indian Cities: Identifying Drivers And Indicators" using Google Earth Engine for six months under the mentorship of the Council on Energy, Environment, and Water. This program is based on the Google Summer of Earth Engine.
       Mr. Prateek Tripathi, a Ph.D. Student working under the supervision of Prof. Rahul Dev Garg from the Department of Civil Engineering recently worked on activities that support Artemis III to the moon as per NASA objectives, organized and funded by the Lunar and Planetary Institute (LPI) and NASA Johnson Space Centre in Houston, Texas, USA.
       Mr. Ravi Verma, Research Scholar, Geomatics Engineering is awarded Commonwealth Split-site Scholarship 2021- 2022 for a period of 1 Year from Feb 2022 to Feb 2023, under the guidance of Dr. Joanna Zawadzka at the Centre for Environmental and Agricultural Informatics, Cranfield University, United Kingdom. He will be provided a monthly stipend of £1133 per month, one-time To and From UK airfare, and also £600 as a study travel grant.
       Ms. Soorya S, Nominated For SERB Overseas Visiting Doctoral Fellowship Programme (OVDF) to carry out her Ph.D. programme for one year at Purdue University ,She will be given a Scholarship of US2000 dollars per month and air ticket to visit Purdue and back, 2020.
       Mr. Lalit Pal, Nominated For SERB Overseas Visiting Doctoral Fellowship Programme (OVDF) to carry out his Ph.D. programme for one year at Purdue University ,he will be given a Scholarship of US2000 dollars per month and air ticket to visit Purdue and back, 2020
       Prof. Chandra, Satish, Fellow of National Academy of Science, National Academy of Science (NASc), 2019
       Arshdeep Singh, Nominated For 2019 Commonwealth Split-Site Scholarship, Commonwealth Scholarship Commission (UK), 2019
       Vamshi Krishna Rao K. (M. Tech), Awarded Kopsie DAAD fellowship, Leibniz University, Hannover, Germany, 2019
       Ankit Sharma, Nominated for 2019 Prime Ministers Fellowship for Doctoral Research, Prime Ministers fellowship, 2019


    Nomination

       Prof. Kamal Jain is being elected for the post of Second Vice President in the Executive Council (2024-26) of the Indian Society of Remote Sensing (ISRS).
       Prof. Kamal Jain has been elected unopposed for the position of the Vice President of the Executive Council of the Indian Society of Geomatics for the term 2023-2026.
       Prof. Praveen Kumar has been nominated as Visitor Nominee for Civil Engineering Department of IIT Bhubaneswar
       Prof. A. A. Kazmi has been appointed as Member of National Working Group on (PHEE), CPHEEO by Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Govt. of India
       Prof. Bhupinder Singh has been appointed as Member of the Editorial Board of the newly launched Springer Journal "Low-carbon Materials and Green Construction”
       Prof. Mahendra Singh has been appointed as Chairman, Library Advisory Committee(LAC), MGCL, IIT, Roorkee
       Prof. Bhupinder Singh has been nominated the Technical Advisory Group (T.A.G.) of the Udhampur-Srinagar rail link, a project of strategic national importance, monitored by the Prime Minister's Office (P.M.O.). The project is being implemented by I.R.C.O.N. International Ltd. through Hindustan Construction Company (H.C.C.) Ltd. I.R.C.O.N. is a P.S.U. working in the railway sector. dated Feb 22, 2022.
       Prof. Narendra Kumar Samadhiya on being appointed as Regular Member, H-4 Committee: Embankment, Ground Improvement and Drainage for the year 2021-23 (3 Years) by Indian Road Congress (IRC), New Delhi.
       Prof. Chandra Shekhar Prasad Ojha has been nominated Member, Expert Group, Department of Water Resources, River Development and Rejuvenation, Bramhputra Board, Itanagar (AP) by Ministry of Jal Shakti on Nov 5, 2021.
       Prof. G. D. Ransinchung R. N. on being appointed as Regular Member, B-8 Committee: Management, Maintenance and Rehabilitation Committee.
       Prof. R. D. Garg on being appointed as Chairman JEE (Advanced) 2022. This is his 3rd term.
       Prof. Pushpa Choudhary on being appointed as Regular Member, H10 Committee: Hill Roads and Tunnel Committee.
       Prof. Sanjay Kumar Ghosh has been appointed as Academician Member by Highway Research Board(HRB).
       Prof. Manoranjan Parida on being appointed as Convener, H-7 Committee: Road Safety & Design Committee.
       Prof. Rajat Rastogi on being appointed as Co-Convener, G-6 Committee: Multi Modal Transport System and Regular Member, H-8 Committee: Urban Roads & Safety Committee.
       Prof. Praveen Kumar on being appointed as Regular Member, H-2 Committee: Flexible Pavement, Airfields and Runways Committee
       Prof. Indrajit Ghosh on being appointed as Regular Member, H-7 Committee: Road Safety & Design Committee.
       Prof. Amit Agarwal on being appointed as Regular Member, G-7 Committee: Intelligent transport System Committee.
       Prof. Sanjay Kumar Ghosh on being appointed as Academician Member, Highway Research Board.
       Prof. Singh, Mahendra, elected as Chairman, IGS Roorkee Chapter
       Prof. Chatterjee, Kaustav, has been elected as Joint Secretary, IGS Roorkee Chapter
       Prof. Ghosh, Indrajit, Member of Senate Committee on Scholarships & Prizes (SCSP) for a period of one year w.e.f  01.04.2021
       Prof. Sawant, V. A., Elected as Honorary Secretary of Indian Society of Earthquake Technology.
       Prof. Vijay, Saurabh, on being Coordinator, Departmental Safety Committee, Civil Engineering Department.
       Prof. Vellanki, B.P., Elected as Member of The Green Committee
       Dyutishree Halder (Research Scholar), Elected as General Secretary, Technical Affairs, Student’s Affairs Council, The Green Committee
       Prof. Hari Prasad, K. S., Upgrade to HAG Professor
       Prof. Ahmed, Zulfequar , Upgrade to HAG Professor
       Prof. Chakraborty, Anupam, Appointed Coordinator NBCC Centre, IITR NOIDA Centre
       Prof. Singh, Mahendra, Elected as President, International Society for Rock Mechanics (ISRM), India
       Prof. Samadhiya, Narendra Kumar, Elected as President, Indian Geotechnical Society (IGS)
       Prof. Kumar, Praveen, Nominated the Member of NATIONAL SUBJECT ADVISORY COMMITTEE (NSEAC) for Unnat Bharat Abhiyan (UBA), 2020
       Prof. R.N., G.D. Ransinchung, Member of Rigid Pavement Standing Committee (AH), Transportation Research Board (TRB) of The National Academics, Washington D.C. (USA)
       Harshita Singh, Nominated for Newton Bhabha Ph.D. (2019-20) Funded by UK Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Energy (BEIS) and Department of Biotechnology(DBT), India, UK Host Institute – University of Nottingham, Malaysia
       Sourabh Dixit, Nominated for Newton Bhabha Ph.D. (2019-20) Placement Funded by UK Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Energy (BEIS), India, UK Host Institute – The James Hutton Institute, Abardeen, Scotland, UK
       Prof. S. K. Ghosh, Member of Selection Committee, Indian Institute of Technology, Ropar, National Institute of Technology, Delhi, National Institute of Technical Teacher's Training and Research, Chennai
       Prof. Indrajit Ghosh, Member of Traffic Control Devices Standing Committee (AHB50), Transportation Research Board (TRB) of the National Academies, Washington D.C
       Prathiba Palanisamy, Travel Grant & Nominated to chair a technical session in @IGARSS 2019 in Yokohama, Japan, IEEE International Geoscience & Remote Sensing Symposium, 2019
       Preeti Verma, Nominated for financial support Rs.1,00,000.00 under the scheme of Partial support to present papers in Good International Conferences/Workshops/Symposia, AGU Fall Meeting (Dec 9-13 in San Francisco, USA), 2019
       Soumya Sucharita Behera, Nominated for financial support Rs.1,00,000.00 under the scheme of Partial support to present papers in Good International Conferences/Workshops/Symposia, AGU Fall Meeting (Dec 9-13 in San Francisco, USA), 2019
       Mudit Kapoor, Nominated for financial support Rs. 60,000.00 under the scheme of Partial support to present papers in Good International Conferences/Workshops/Symposia, AGU Fall Meeting (Dec 9-13 in San Francisco, USA), 2019
       Madhumita Paul, Nominated for financial support Rs. 50,000.00 under the scheme of Partial support to present papers in Good International Conferences/Workshops/Symposia, The Tranportation Research Board (TRB), 99th Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., USA (Jan 12-16 in San Francisco, USA), 2020

      Mr. Aditya Anand, Mr. Abhinav Srivastava, Ms. Vaishnavi Anand and Mr. Karan Kaurav (B. Tech students) won the competition "Samnivesha" on the topic " Radioactive Pollutants in Groundwater in Bihar " held on 15th to 16th March 2024 organised by IIT Patna.
      Mr. Ebissa Gadissa Kedir Ph. D. student under the supervision of Prof. C. S. P. Ojha, Hydraulic Engineering Group, received the ASCE StAR fund Award of US $500 to attend the 2024 World Environment and Water Resources Congress. And selected as one of the three recipients of ASCE’s Environmental and Water Resources Institute (EWRI) Visiting International Fellowship (VIF) of US $2500 for the World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2024 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (May 19-22, 2024).
      Mr. Abhishek Rai, Ph. D. student under the supervision of Prof. Kamal Jain, Geomatics Engineering Group, received the Mitacs Globalink Research Award. Embarking on a 12-week research journey at Queen's University in Canada, exploring 'Visual SLAM for Navigation and Mapping' under the guidance of Prof. Aboelmagd Noureldin.
      Ms. Ayana Ghosh and Mr. Abhitesh Sachdeva Ph. D. students under the supervision of Prof. G. D. Ransinchung R. N. and Prof. Praveen Kumar awarded the second prize for the poster titled, "Celebrating eco-friendly infrastructure: Geopolymer and RAP integration in rigid pavement design for a sustainable future” in IRF India Chapter Conference 2024.
      Mr. Dheeraj Mehta, Ph. D. student under the supervision of Prof. Nikhil Saboo, Transportation Engineering Group, along with Prof. Nikhil Saboo won the 2nd position in the start-up ideas presentation on “Use of Sugarcane Molasses for Production of Bio-Bitumen: Promoting Sustainability in Road Construction” at the IRF-IC conference on ‘Revolutionizing Road Infrastructure with Modern Equipments, Technologies, Sustainable Materials and Policy Guidelines’ held at New Delhi during 29 Feb to March 1, 2024.
      Mr. Ohm Soni, M. Tech. student under the supervision of Prof. A. A. Kazmi, Environmental Engineering Group, awarded the OHSSAI PROMISING STUDENT OF THE YEAR AWARD in the OHSSAI 8th Annual HSE Excellence & ESG Global Awards 2023 held on Feb 22-23, 2024 based on his ongoing M. Tech. Thesis on “Treating high strength anaerobically digested wastewater”.
      Mr. Chindtada Chandrasekhar a Ph.D. student working under the supervision of Prof. G.D. Ransinchung R.N, Transportation Engineering Group has been selected as "STUDENT RESEARCH SPOTLIGHT" for February 2024 by the "International Society for Concrete Pavements”.
      Mr. Akash Jha, M. Tech student under the supervision of Prof. Sudipta Sarkar, Environmental Engineering Group, received the Best Poster Award for poster presentation titled "Nanoparticle loaded Hydrogels Prepared from Insect Derived Chitin for Phosphate Removal from Wastewater" at FMSDG-2024: International Conference on "Futuristic Materials for Sustainable Development Goals-2024" held on January 9-10, 2024 at Chandigarh University, Mohali, Punjab, India.
      Prof. Zulfequar Ahmad (Hydraulic Engineering Group) was conferred with the S. N. Gupta Memorial Lecture Award at HYDRO-2023 held at NIT Warangal during December 21-23, 2023.
      Prof. Praveen Kumar, (Transportation Engineering Group) Head Civil Engineering Department was conferred with the Distinguished Alumni Award in the category of Academics and Research during the Alumni Award Ceremony 2023. This award is given by MNIT Jaipur to its Alumni in different parts of the world.
      Mr. Chindtada Chandrasekhar and Mr. Prakul Dixit Ph.D. students working under the Supervision of Prof. G.D. Ransinchung R.N, Transportation Engineering Group, has awarded the “Best Poster Award” in the category of “Pavement Engineering” for presenting a compelling poster on the topic titled “Engineered Cementitious Composited (ECC) for Rigid Pavement Applications” during the 7th Conference of Transportation Research Group of India (CTRG-2023), December 17-20, 2023, Surat, India.
      Ms. Manaswinee Kar a Ph.D. student working under the Supervision of Prof. Manoranjan Parida, Transportation Engineering Group, has awarded TRG's Outstanding Student Paper Award in Transportation Planning for her paper entitled "Estimating Willingness-to-pay of Two-wheeler Drive-alone Users toward Shifting to Park-and-Ride" co-authored by Shubhajit Sadhukhan, Manoranjan Parida and Sanhita Das during the 7th Conference of Transportation Research Group of India (CTRG-2023), December 17-20, 2023, Surat, India.
      Mr. Prabhakar Kumar a Ph.D. student working under the Supervision of Prof. N. K. Samadhiya, Geotechnical Engineering Group, has been awarded the Second Honorable Mention Award for the best presentation for the Extended Abstract on “Experimental Study for Determination of Crack Threshold in the Multi Flawed Rock Mass under True Triaxial Loading” at the 1st SLRMES International Conference on Rock Mechanics for Infrastructure and Geo-Resources Development an International Society of Rock Mechanics Specialized Conference 3rd to 7th December 2023, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
      Mr. Akshay Gupta (leader), Mr. Shreyansh, Mr. Priyanshu Pansari, Dr. Pushpa Choudhary) under the supervision of Prof. Pushpa Choudhary has developed a real time lane departure warning system specific for Indian drivers and Indian driving conditions and secured 2nd place with a cash prize of 5 lakh rupees at Road Safety Hackathon 2023 organized by Centre of Excellence for Road Safety (CoERS) at IIT Madras
      Ms. Noopur Srivastava a Ph.D. student working under the Supervision of Prof. Kamal Jain, Geomatics Engineering Group, has awarded the Best Student Paper Award in SPIE Sensors+Imaging 2023 conference on the topic “Dual attention based Deep Learning Approach for Building Segmentation of Remote Sensing Images” held in Amsterdam, Netherlands from September 3-6, 2023.
      Prof. Kaustav Chatterjee, (Geotechnical Engineering Group) has been selected as INSA Associate Fellow 2023.
      Prof. K. S. Hari Prasad was conferred with the Outstanding Teacher Award-2023 (UG Category) by Prof. K. K. Pant Director, IIT Roorkee on the occasion of Teacher's Day on September 05, 2023.
      Prof. Satish Chandra was conferred with The S. R. Mehra Memorial Award 2022 (carrying a cash prize of Rs. 50,000/-) by Prof. U. P. Singh Deputy Director, IIT Roorkee in the Conference Room, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Roorkee on September 04, 2023.
      Mr. Abhinav Srivastava, Mr. Aditya Anand, Mr. Utsav Goyal, Mr. Vimal Singh, and Mr. Vishnu Agrahari (B. Tech. Students) have won the competition "Concept Note " on the topic "One-step innovative solution for Cleaning and Filtering the still water of Pishach Mochan Kund at Varanasi" held on July 7, 2023, organized by Varanasi Smart City Limited (VSCL).
      Ms. Dolonchapa Prabhakar a Ph.D. student working under the Supervision of Prof. P. K. Garg, Geomatics Engineering Group, selected as one of the ten students for the Deloitte Work-Studentship Program. The Deloitte organization provides audit and assurance, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory, tax, and related services to selected clients. Under this program, she will work on the "Real-Time Traffic Assessment Software/algorithm for Bangalore City" project using Google Maps, WAZE, and other software for accurate road mapping for six months under Deloitte.
      Mr. Rohit Sharma, Mr. Arnab Chowdhury, Ms. Pritipadmaja and Mr. Nakshatra Lavaniya (Ph.D. students), their Team Participant 1499 recognized as one of the 14 “CHAMPIONs” among 5151 participants in the world's biggest geospatial mapping challenge, the "IIT Bombay FOSSEE Mapathon 2023 (Edition III)", A pan-India mapping competition held between February 22 to May 06, 2023.
      Mr. Rishi Singh Chhabra a Ph.D. student working under the supervision of Prof. G. D. Ransinchung R. N., Transportation Engineering Group, Department of Civil Engineering has secured First position in the Poster Presentation for his paper titled “Feasibility of Manufactured Sand in Engineered Cementitious Composites (ECC) for Rigid Pavement Applications” and Third position in the Poster Presentation for his paper titled “Utilization of Polyester Fiber and Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement (RAP) Material in Cement Treated Base (CTB) layer” during the Young Researchers Conclave-2023 held on July 19, 2023 under One Week One Lab Programme (July 16-22, 2023) organized by CSIR-CRRI, New Delhi, India
      Mr. Chintada Chandrasekhar and Mr. Rishi Singh Chhabra Ph.D. students working under the supervision of Prof. G. D. Ransinchung R. N., Transportation Engineering Group, Department of Civil Engineering have secured First position in the Poster Presentation for his paper titled “Feasibility of Manufactured Sand in Engineered Cementitious Composites (ECC) for Rigid Pavement Applications” and during the Young Researchers Conclave-2023 held on July 19, 2023 under One Week One Lab Programme (July 16-22, 2023) organized by CSIR-CRRI, New Delhi, India.
      Mr. Rishi Singh Chhabra and Mr. Chintada Chandrasekhar Ph.D. students working under the supervision of Prof. G. D. Ransinchung R. N., Transportation Engineering Group, Department of Civil Engineering have secured Third position in the Poster Presentation for his paper titled “Utilization of Polyester Fiber and Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement (RAP) Material in Cement Treated Base (CTB) layer” during the Young Researchers Conclave-2023 held on July 19, 2023 under One Week One Lab Programme (July 16-22, 2023) organized by CSIR-CRRI, New Delhi, India.
      Mr. Ravi Verma a Ph.D. Student working under the supervision of Prof. P. K. Garg from the Geomatics Engineering Group, Department of Civil Engineering has been selected as one of the 14 CHAMPIONs among 5151 participants (award money of Rs 5000/-) in the IIT Bombay FOSSEE Mapathon, 2023, A pan-India mapping competition held between February 22 to May 06, 2023.
      Mr. Anurag Tomar, a Ph.D. student working under the supervision of Prof. Absar Ahmad Kazmi from the Environmental Engineering Group, Department of Civil Engineering has been awarded the Best Poster Award at the International Conference on Solid Waste Hong Kong (ICSWHK-2023): Waste Management in the Circular Economy and Climate Resilience, which was held in Hong Kong from May 31st to June 3rd, 2023. This conference was organized by Hong Kong Baptist University and Zhejiang University. He presented my poster during ICSWHK-2023 on the topic of "Treatment of Blackwater by the Advanced Anaerobic Baffled Reactor".
      Mr. Vishal Mishra, a PhD student working under the supervision of Prof. Kamal Jain from the Geomatics Engineering Group, Department of Civil Engineering has been received the Prestigious Helmholtz Visiting Researcher Grant by HIDA in Germany to spend a research stay from April 10, 2023 to July 9, 2023 at Deutsches GeoForschungsZentrum GFZ in Prof. Dr. Mahdi Motagh’s group.
      Mr. Anurag Tomar, a PhD student working under the supervision of Prof. Absar Ahmad Kazmi from the Environmental Engineering Group, Department of Civil Engineering has been awarded the Best Pitch Award in the SPARC-funded INDO-US two-day workshop on "CIRCULAR SOLUTIONS TO SANITATION-MAKING PROFIT FROM TOILETS " conducted by the TAURI (Translating and Accelerating University Research and Innovation) research group, IIT Madras, March 29th and 30th, 2023.
      Mr. Chandra Has Singh a Ph.D. student working under the supervision of Prof. Kamal Jain, Geomatics Engineering Group, Department of Civil Engineering has been awarded the prestigious Mitacs Globalink Research Award. An incredible honor in the field of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle based research.
      Mr. Anurag Tomar, a PhD student working under the supervision of Prof. Absar Ahmad Kazmi from the Environmental Engineering Group, Department of Civil Engineering has been awarded the Best Poster Award from Prof. K.K. Pant (Director of IIT Roorkee), Mr. Kamal Virendra Singh (Plant Head of Adani Cement), and Dean SRIC during the Uttarakhand Udyog Mahotsav (UKUM), held during March 18–20th, 2023. The event was organized by the Bhagwanpur Industries Association and IIT Roorkee. He presented his poster during UKUM on the topic of Sustainable Solution for Sanitation: A DRDO-Based Biodigester for Human Fecal Treatment.
      Mr. Anurag Tomar, a PhD student working under the supervision of Prof. Absar Ahmad Kazmi from the Environmental Engineering Group, Department of Civil Engineering has been awarded the Best Poster Award from Prof. K.K. Pant, Director of IIT Roorkee, during the Institute Research Day held on March 14, 2023, at IIT Roorkee. He has given outstanding presentations during the Institute Research Day on the topic Advanced Anaerobic Biodigester (A DRDO-Based Biodigester for Human Fecal Treatment).
      Ms. Eshta Ranyal, a Ph.D. Student working under the supervision of Prof. Kamal Jain from the Department of Civil Engineering has been awarded the "Shastri Best Research Paper Award (SBRPA 2022-23)" under the STEM category for the work carried out during the project undertaken under SICI-MITACS Globalink Research Award in Canada.
      Ms. Ghazal Srivastava, a Ph.D. Student working under the supervision of Prof. A. A. Kazmi from the Department of Civil Engineering has been Achieved the Excellent Abstract Award with International Travel Support" at the 13th International Symposium on Southeast Asian Water Environment (SEAWE-13) at Asian Institute of Technology Conference Centre (AITCC), Bangkok, Thailand held on December,13-15, 2022.
      Prof. Nikhil Saboo has been awarded the Certificate of Merit Award for Bio-Bitumen developed at IIT Roorkee by his research team. It has now been used in a National Highway (NH) section having a design traffic of more than 200 million standard axles (msa). This NH trial section (approx. 650 m in length) is the first in the world that have been constructed using this technology. The award was conferred at the 2nd Global Road Construction and Safety Conference held on November 30, 2022 at Taj Palace New Delhi.
      Prof. Sanjay Kumar Ghosh on being awarded the most prestigious award "Satish Dhawan Award 2021" from the Indian Society of Remote Sensing, the only society in the country, for his research and capacity building contribution in the area of Remote Sensing, GIS, Image Processing and Geospatial Technology. The award was conferred by Mr. Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, Union Cabinet Minister of Jal Shakti Mantralaya to him at the Annual Conference of the Society held at Hyderabad on November 15, 2022.
      Mr. Gowtham Balasundaram, a Ph.D. Student working under the supervision of Prof. A. A. Kazmi from the Department of Civil Engineering have been awarded the Second Prize in the 7th India Water Week Conclave, organised by Department of Jal Shakti, Government of India held in India Expo Centre Greater Noida during November 1-5,2022.
      Ghazal Srivastava, a Ph.D. Student working under the supervision of Prof. A. A. Kazmi from the Department of Civil Engineering have been awarded the "best oral presentation award" in the "International Symposium of Sustainable Urban Environment (ISSUE-2022)" in session 'Water' held in the UPES (University of Petroleum and Energy Studies) Dehradun campus on 14th of October 2022.
      Mr Ankit Sharma, PMRF Research Scholar under the Supervision of Prof. G.D. Ransinchung R.N., Prof. Praveen Kumar and Dr. DSNV Amar Kumar has been awarded the Best paper Award in the 6th International Conference on Building Materials and Materials Engineering (ICBMM 2022) & The 6th International Conference on Structural and Civil Engineering (ICSCE 2022) held in Barcelona, Spain during September 15-17, 2022
      Prof. R. Vinnarasi has been awarded the Distinction in Doctoral Research for the year 2019
      Mr. Prateek Tripathi, Research Scholar has been awarded the Lunar Planetary Institute's (LPI) Career Development Award 2022. The award is given to Prateek for his very first type of work on Dhala and Ramgarh Impact craters in India at the 53rd Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (LPSC). As a part of this award, Prateek received funds of USD1250 to help cover his expenses for attending the hybrid conference. Prateek received this award from Dr. Lisa R. Gaddis, Director of Lunar and Planetary Institute, former Chief Scientist for the USGS Astrogeology Program, and NASA Planetary Cartography Research Program. Department congratulates Mr.Prateek Tripathi on his endeavor.
      Prof. Chandra Shekhar Prasad Ojha has been selected for the Award for 2022 Best Practice-Oriented Paper for the Journal of Hazardous, Toxic and Radioactive Waste. The award will be given at the 2022 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress in Atlanta, Georgia on June 5-8, 2022 by Environmental and Water Resources Institute(EWRI-ASCE), Reston, VA, USA.
      Prof. Satyendra Mittal has been awarded the "Eminent Author Award " by The Institution of Engineers (India) is organizing the “ 36th Indian Engineering Congress” in Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi.
      Prof. Kamal Jain has been awarded "JISRS Best Paper Award-2020” by the Indian Society of Remote Sensing (ISRS)
      Prof. Kamal Jain has been awarded “Satish Dhawan Award-2020” by Panjab Remote Sensing Centre (PRSC), Ludhiana.
      Mr. Abhishek Adhikari, Mr. Sunil K. Pundir, Mr. Anupam Singhal has been awarded BEST Paper at National Symposium on Advances in Remote Sensing (NS-ARS21), BIT, Mesra, Ranchi during 9 - 11 December 2021.
      Prof. R.D. Garg, BEST Paper at National Symposium on Advances in Remote Sensing (NS-ARS21), BIT, Mesra, Ranchi during 9 - 11 December 2021.
      Dr. Vinay Kumar Tyagi has been awarded “Hiyoshi Think of Ecology Award 2021” by Hiyoshi Corporation, Japan
      Prof. Chandra Shekhar Prasad Ojha has been Awarded “ISH Jal Vigyan Puraskar, 2021” by the Indian Society for Hydraulics (ISH) on 13th Nov 2021.
      Prof. Sharad Kumar Jain has been Awarded “ Prof. S. N. Gupta Memorial Award for the year 2021” by The Indian Society for Hydraulics (ISH) on 12th Nov 2021.
      Mr. Shubham Goyal (M.Tech - Geotechnical Engineering) on being awarded the following awards : 1. Departmental Gold Medal for obtaining the highest CGPA of graduating program in M.Tech (Civil). 2. Dr. Jai Krishna Gold Medal highest CGPA in all M.Tech Program. 3. Laxmi Devi and Sri Banadri Das to M.Tech, M. Arch and MURP. 4. Tarachand Kanti Devi cash prize in M.Tech(Civil) in specialization of Geotechnical Engineering. by Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, Convocation-2021 , Sept 11, 2021
      Mr. Rahul Rao (M.Tech - Environmental Engineering) on being awarded the following award: Kath Palia Award for best M.Tech dissertation in area of Environmental aspects by Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, Convocation-2021 , Sept 11, 2021
      Mr. Ajay Saraswat (M.Tech - Geomatics Engineering) on being awarded the following award: Amba Prasad and Kalawati Memorial cash prize for obtaining the highest CGPA in M.Tech (Geomatics Engineering) by Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, Convocation-2021 , Sept 11, 2021
      Mr. Salman Khan (M.Tech - Environmental Engineering) on being awarded the following award: Prof. C. L. Toshniwal award in Environmental Engineering for obtaining the highest CGPA amongst graduating student in M.Tech Environmental Engineering by Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, Convocation-2021 , Sept 11, 2021
      Mr. Dheeraj Adwani (M.Tech - Transportation Engineering) on being awarded the following award : Sunita Bahadur Memorial Gold Medal for obtaining the highest CGPA in Transportation Engineering by Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, Convocation-2021 , Sept 11, 2021
      Ms. Sakshi Gupta (B.Tech - Civil Engineering) on being awarded the following award: Prof. (Mrs.) Renu Bhargava for Excellence in Environment Engineering to graduating girl in B.Tech Civil and obtaining a CGPA of 8.00 by Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, Convocation-2021 , Sept 11, 2021
      Mr. Aditya Hriday Upadhyay (B.Tech - Civil Engineering) on being awarded the following awards: 1. Manmohan Das Seth Department Gold Medal. 2. Institute Silver Medal 2nd highest CGPA of student of B.Tech and B.Arch. 3. Prof. C. L. Toshniwal Award for obtaining highest marks in Environmental Engineering Subject. 4. Prabhakar Swarup Award for obtaining highest CGPA in B.Tech Civil Engineering. 5. Shri Shiv Nandan Swarup and Awadh Bhatnagar cash prize for obtaining the highest CGPA in B.Tech Civil Engineering. 6. Madhusudan Dayal Mithal Medal. 7. Rai Bahadur Sohan Lal Bhatia Medal. by Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, Convocation-2021 , Sept 11, 2021
      Mr. Vedant Kumar (B.Tech - Civil Engineering) on being awarded the following award: Best Project Award to the student of B.Tech Civil Engineering by Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, Convocation-2021 , Sept 11, 2021
      Mr. Yash Khandelwal (B.Tech - Civil Engineering) on being awarded the following award: Best Project Award to the student of B.Tech Civil Engineering by Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, Convocation-2021 , Sept 11, 2021
      Mr. Mehul Shrimali (B.Tech - Civil Engineering) on being awarded the following award: Best Project Award to the student of B.Tech Civil Engineering by Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, Convocation-2021 , Sept 11, 2021
      Mr. Vishwas Rawat (B.Tech - Civil Engineering) on being awarded the following award: Best Project Award B.Tech Civil Engineering by Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, Convocation-2021 , Sept 11, 2021
      Mr. Vedant Neebhra (B.Tech - Civil Engineering) on being awarded the following award: Best Project Award B.Tech Civil Engineering by Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, Convocation-2021 , Sept 11, 2021
      Mr. Mohd. Shadab Siddique (B.Tech - Civil Engineering) on being awarded the following award: Best Project Award B.Tech Civil Engineering by Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, Convocation-2021 , Sept 11, 2021
      Mr. Mudit Agarwal (B.Tech - Civil Engineering) on being awarded the following award: Best Project Award B.Tech Civil Engineering by Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, Convocation-2021 , Sept 11, 2021
      Mr. Harsh Vardhan (B.Tech - Civil Engineering) on being awarded the following awards: 1. Best B.Tech Project Award. 2. M. A. Rao for the 2nd highest CGPA in B.Tech Civil Engineering. 3. Vinay Krishna cash prize for obtaining 2nd highest CGPA. by Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, Convocation-2021 , Sept 11, 2021
      Ms. Nikita Singh(B.Tech - Civil Engineering) on being awarded the following award: Best Project Award B.Tech Civil Engineering by Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, Convocation-2021 , Sept 11, 2021
      Mr. Yashraj Bimalbhai Jariwali (B.Tech - Civil Engineering) on being awarded the following awards: 1. Best B.Tech Project Award. 2. Tara Chand Kanti Devi cash prize in design project. by Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, Convocation-2021 , Sept 11, 2021
      Prof. Indrajit Ghosh has been awarded "Outstanding Teacher Award 2021” by IIT, Roorkee
      Prateek Tripathi ( Research Scholar-Geomatics Engineering Group) has featured in the first L3Harris Geospatial Student Spotlight. His work on Remote sensing data is promoted by L3Harris Geospatial and earned him a free ENVI+IDL 1-year student license. A blog on his work is published on the L3Harris Geospatial website at- https://www.l3harrisgeospatial.com/Learn/Case-Studies/Case-Studies-Detail/ArtMID/10204/ArticleID/24065/Student-Spotlight-Summer-2021.
      Prof. R., Vinnarasi, has been Awarded “ Prof. U.C. Kothyari - ISH Best Ph.D. Thesis Award” for the year 2020
      Prof. Mittal, Satyendra, has been awarded “Academic Excellence in Faculty (National Category) under IEI BLC-FCRIT Excellence Award” The Award has been jointly Presented By The Institute of Engineers (India), Belapur Local Centre and Fr. C. Rodrigues Institute of Technology, Vashi
      Prateek Tripathi, Research Scholar has won the consolation prize in the Simulation category of the" International Sci-Art Image Competition" jointly organized by the Indian National Young Academy of Science (INYAS), Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad, and CARBON Lab, with the support of National Young Academy of Bangladesh (NYAB), and Thai Young Scientists Academy (TYSA).
      Prof. Sawant, V. A., IGS-Chennai Chapter Biennial Award for the Best Paper, IGC 2020, Dec 17-20, 2020
      Prof. Chatterjee, Kaustav, IGS-Kochi Chapter YGE Award for the Best Paper, IGC-2020, Dec 17-20, 2020
      Mr. Jatin Aggarwal (B. Tech.) on being awarded the following awards : 1. Department Gold Medal ( Manmohan Das Seth Gold Medal) . 2. Best B. Tech. Project Award . 3. Prof. C. L. Toshniwal awards in Civil Engineering of Rs. 10000/- . 4.Madhusudan Dayal Mithal Medal . 5. Rai Bahadur Sohan Lal Bhatia Medal . 6. Prabhakar Swarup Civil Engineering Award of Rs. 10000/- . 7. Shri Shiv Nandan Swaroop and Avadh Narayan Bhatnagar cash award of Rs. 10000/- . 8. Tarachand Kanti Devi cash prize of Rs. 10000/- by Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, Convocation-2020 , Nov 29, 2020
      Mr. Aman Gupta (B. Tech.) on being awarded the following awards : 1. Sri. M. A. Rao Cash Prize of Rs.10000/- 2. Vinay Krishna Cash Prize of Rs.10000/- by Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, Convocation-2020 , Nov 29, 2020
      Ms. Avantika Rathore (B. Tech.) on being awarded the following awards 1.Luxmi Devi and Shri Banarasi Das Cash Prize Rs.10,000/- 2. Prof.(Mrs.) Renu Bhargava cash award for excellence in Environmental Engineering of Rs.11000/- by Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, Convocation-2020 , Nov 29, 2020
      Col. K. L. Rahul ( M.Tech.-Transportation Engineering) on being awarded the following awards 1. Department Gold Medal 2. Sunita Bahadur Memorial Gold Medal by Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, Convocation-2020 , Nov 29, 2020
      Mr. Satyabrat Tiwari (M.Tech. – Environmental Engineering) on being awarded the following awards 1. Rural India Technology based Upliftment (RITU) Excellence Award of Rs.15000/- 2. Tarachand Kanti Devi cash prize of Rs. 10000/- 3. Prof. C. L. Toshniwal awards in Civil Engineering of Rs. 10000/- 4. Kathpalia Award for Environment of Rs. 10000/- by Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, Convocation-2020 , Nov 29, 2020
      Mr. Abhay Singh Sajwan (M. Tech.- Geotechnical Engineering ) on being awarded the following award 1. Tarachand Kanti Devi cash prize of Rs. 10000/- by Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, Convocation-2020 , Nov 29, 2020
      Mr. Vamshi Krishna Rao K. (M.Tech.-GeomaticsEngineering) on being awarded the following award 1. Amba Prasad- Kalawati Memorial cash prize of Rs. 10000/- by Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, Convocation-2020 , Nov 29, 2020
      Ms. Vipasha Sharma, Research Scholar(Geomatics Engineering Group) achieving the second position in the GIS quiz organized by NRSC as a part of GIS day 2020 celebrations and got a chance for 1 year no-cost license of Arc Info GIS package.
      Prof. Mittal, Satyendra, Dedicated Teaching Profession National Award 2020, Kamarajar Institute of Education and Research (KIER), Nov 25, 2020
      Prof. Garg, P. K., Fellow of Innovation Award, 6th Conference on Good Governance, Y S Research Foundation of Public Administration, Dehradun, Aug 30, 2020
      Prof. Ojha, C. S. P., Fellowship Award, The Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE) by the Governing Council, Sept 8, 2020
      Ms. Debasree Purkayastha, one of the winners of the AWSAR Award, DST ( Govt. of India ), 2019
      Prof. Garg, P. K., Best Research Award in Surveying & Mapping, Institute of Engineers, Dehradun Chapter, Sep. 15, 2019
      Prof. Mittal, Satyendra, Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi Samman (Award) for special contribution in technical field, National Union of Journalism, Haridwar, India, 2019
      Prof. R.N., G.D. Ransinchung, INAE Innovative Student Projects Award -Doctoral Level Category, Indian National Academy of Engineering, 2019
      Prof. Parida, M., Prize of Cairo University of the Best WCTR Paper Award, Cairo University upon the initiative of the Transportation Programme, 2019
      Prof. Garg, P. K., Y. S. Research Excellence Award, Y. S. Research Foundation of Public Administration, Dehradun, Aug. 2019
      Prof. Mittal, Satyendra, Best Citizens of India Award, International Publishing house New Delhi, 2019
      Swati Dahiya, Best Poster Award, 27th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition, 2019
      Aparna Dutta, American Geophysical Union Travel Award, American Geophysical Union Travel, 2019
      Prof. Garg, R. D., National Geospatial Award of Excellence 2018, Indian Society of Remote Sensing, 2018
      Prof. Garg, R. D., Uttarakhand Eminent Engineers Award 2018, Institution of Engineers Uttarakhand Chapter, 2018
      Prof. Ghosh, J. K., National Geospatial Award for Excellence 2017 (A Life-time Achievement Award), The Indian Society of Remote Sensing, Dec. 05, 2018
      Prof. Mittal, Satyendra, Outstanding Engineer Award for Research & Field Applications, The Institution of Engineers, Roorkee, 2018
      Prof. Samadhiya, N. K., Excellence Performance Award, Indian Society for Rock Mechanics and Tunneling Technology (ISRMTT), 2018
      Prof. Chatterjee, K., IGS-Kochi Chapter YGE Best Paper Award – 2018, Indian Geotechnical Society (IGS), 2018

      Ms. Pritipadmaja a Ph.D. student working under the supervision of Prof. R. D. Garg, Geomatics Engineering Group, has been selected for a research project at RWTH Aachen University, funded by the Advanced Research Opportunities Program (AROP), which is planned to be conducted from February 15, 2024 to August 15, 2024.
      Ms. Ruma Adhikari a Ph.D. student working under the supervision of Prof. Alok Bhardwaj, Geomatics Engineering Group, was awarded a travel Grant of 2000 USD by IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society to present the research work entitled “An Index-based flood mapping using stokes parameters of multitemporal SAR images: 2019 Hagibis flood event of Ibaraki, Japan” at IGARSS 2023 conference held at Pasadena, California, USA during July 16-21, 2023.
      Mr. Chandra Has Singh a Ph.D. student working under the supervision of Prof. Kamal Jain, Geomatics Engineering Group, Department of Civil Engineering has been awarded the prestigious HIDA Visiting Fellowship from the Helmholtz Institute of Data Science and Analytics, funded by the German Government. This grants him the opportunity to work at the renowned Helmholtz-Centre Potsdam - German Research Centre GFZ in Germany.
      Ms. Vipasha Sharma, a Ph.D. student working under the supervision of Prof. S. K. Ghosh, Geomatics Engineering Group, was awarded a (TIF) travel grant of USD 1500 by ISPRS Foundation to present research work titled "A proposed framework for surveillance of dengue disease and prediction" at 39th ISRSE, Antalya, Turkey during April 24-28, 2023.
      Mr. Sahil Kundal a Ph.D. student working under the supervision of Prof. Alok Bhardwaj, Geomatics Engineering Group, was awarded a travel Grant of 1000 USD by SPIE, the International Society for Optics and Photonics, to present the research work entitled “GeoBIA-based semi-automated landslide detection using UAS data: A case study of Uttarakhand Himalayas” at Future Sensing Technologies 2023 conference held at Pacifico Yokohama, Japan during April 18-20, 2023.
      Ms. Pritipadmaja, a PhD student working under the supervision of Prof. Rahul Dev Garg from the Geomatics Engineering Group, Department of Civil Engineering has been selected for an IIT Tirupati Navavishkar (NAV) I-Hub Foundation (ITTNiF) - Google Earth Engine (NAV-i-GEE) Research Program. She will work on a fully funded project "Mapping the Heat Sensitivity Of Indian Cities: Identifying Drivers And Indicators" using Google Earth Engine for six months under the mentorship of the Council on Energy, Environment, and Water. This program is based on the Google Summer of Earth Engine.
      Mr. Prateek Tripathi, a Ph.D. Student working under the supervision of Prof. Rahul Dev Garg from the Department of Civil Engineering recently worked on activities that support Artemis III to the moon as per NASA objectives, organized and funded by the Lunar and Planetary Institute (LPI) and NASA Johnson Space Centre in Houston, Texas, USA.
      Mr. Ravi Verma, Research Scholar, Geomatics Engineering is awarded Commonwealth Split-site Scholarship 2021- 2022 for a period of 1 Year from Feb 2022 to Feb 2023, under the guidance of Dr. Joanna Zawadzka at the Centre for Environmental and Agricultural Informatics, Cranfield University, United Kingdom. He will be provided a monthly stipend of £1133 per month, one-time To and From UK airfare, and also £600 as a study travel grant.
      Ms. Soorya S, Nominated For SERB Overseas Visiting Doctoral Fellowship Programme (OVDF) to carry out her Ph.D. programme for one year at Purdue University ,She will be given a Scholarship of US2000 dollars per month and air ticket to visit Purdue and back, 2020.
      Mr. Lalit Pal, Nominated For SERB Overseas Visiting Doctoral Fellowship Programme (OVDF) to carry out his Ph.D. programme for one year at Purdue University ,he will be given a Scholarship of US2000 dollars per month and air ticket to visit Purdue and back, 2020
      Prof. Chandra, Satish, Fellow of National Academy of Science, National Academy of Science (NASc), 2019
      Arshdeep Singh, Nominated For 2019 Commonwealth Split-Site Scholarship, Commonwealth Scholarship Commission (UK), 2019
      Vamshi Krishna Rao K. (M. Tech), Awarded Kopsie DAAD fellowship, Leibniz University, Hannover, Germany, 2019
      Ankit Sharma, Nominated for 2019 Prime Ministers Fellowship for Doctoral Research, Prime Ministers fellowship, 2019


      Prof. Kamal Jain is being elected for the post of Second Vice President in the Executive Council (2024-26) of the Indian Society of Remote Sensing (ISRS).
      Prof. Kamal Jain has been elected unopposed for the position of the Vice President of the Executive Council of the Indian Society of Geomatics for the term 2023-2026.
      Prof. Praveen Kumar has been nominated as Visitor Nominee for Civil Engineering Department of IIT Bhubaneswar
      Prof. A. A. Kazmi has been appointed as Member of National Working Group on (PHEE), CPHEEO by Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Govt. of India
      Prof. Bhupinder Singh has been appointed as Member of the Editorial Board of the newly launched Springer Journal "Low-carbon Materials and Green Construction”
      Prof. Mahendra Singh has been appointed as Chairman, Library Advisory Committee(LAC), MGCL, IIT, Roorkee
      Prof. Bhupinder Singh has been nominated the Technical Advisory Group (T.A.G.) of the Udhampur-Srinagar rail link, a project of strategic national importance, monitored by the Prime Minister's Office (P.M.O.). The project is being implemented by I.R.C.O.N. International Ltd. through Hindustan Construction Company (H.C.C.) Ltd. I.R.C.O.N. is a P.S.U. working in the railway sector. dated Feb 22, 2022.
      Prof. Narendra Kumar Samadhiya on being appointed as Regular Member, H-4 Committee: Embankment, Ground Improvement and Drainage for the year 2021-23 (3 Years) by Indian Road Congress (IRC), New Delhi.
      Prof. Chandra Shekhar Prasad Ojha has been nominated Member, Expert Group, Department of Water Resources, River Development and Rejuvenation, Bramhputra Board, Itanagar (AP) by Ministry of Jal Shakti on Nov 5, 2021.
      Prof. G. D. Ransinchung R. N. on being appointed as Regular Member, B-8 Committee: Management, Maintenance and Rehabilitation Committee.
      Prof. R. D. Garg on being appointed as Chairman JEE (Advanced) 2022. This is his 3rd term.
      Prof. Pushpa Choudhary on being appointed as Regular Member, H10 Committee: Hill Roads and Tunnel Committee.
      Prof. Sanjay Kumar Ghosh has been appointed as Academician Member by Highway Research Board(HRB).
      Prof. Manoranjan Parida on being appointed as Convener, H-7 Committee: Road Safety & Design Committee.
      Prof. Rajat Rastogi on being appointed as Co-Convener, G-6 Committee: Multi Modal Transport System and Regular Member, H-8 Committee: Urban Roads & Safety Committee.
      Prof. Praveen Kumar on being appointed as Regular Member, H-2 Committee: Flexible Pavement, Airfields and Runways Committee
      Prof. Indrajit Ghosh on being appointed as Regular Member, H-7 Committee: Road Safety & Design Committee.
      Prof. Amit Agarwal on being appointed as Regular Member, G-7 Committee: Intelligent transport System Committee.
      Prof. Sanjay Kumar Ghosh on being appointed as Academician Member, Highway Research Board.
      Prof. Singh, Mahendra, elected as Chairman, IGS Roorkee Chapter
      Prof. Chatterjee, Kaustav, has been elected as Joint Secretary, IGS Roorkee Chapter
      Prof. Ghosh, Indrajit, Member of Senate Committee on Scholarships & Prizes (SCSP) for a period of one year w.e.f  01.04.2021
      Prof. Sawant, V. A., Elected as Honorary Secretary of Indian Society of Earthquake Technology.
      Prof. Vijay, Saurabh, on being Coordinator, Departmental Safety Committee, Civil Engineering Department.
      Prof. Vellanki, B.P., Elected as Member of The Green Committee
      Dyutishree Halder (Research Scholar), Elected as General Secretary, Technical Affairs, Student’s Affairs Council, The Green Committee
      Prof. Hari Prasad, K. S., Upgrade to HAG Professor
      Prof. Ahmed, Zulfequar , Upgrade to HAG Professor
      Prof. Chakraborty, Anupam, Appointed Coordinator NBCC Centre, IITR NOIDA Centre
      Prof. Singh, Mahendra, Elected as President, International Society for Rock Mechanics (ISRM), India
      Prof. Samadhiya, Narendra Kumar, Elected as President, Indian Geotechnical Society (IGS)
      Prof. Kumar, Praveen, Nominated the Member of NATIONAL SUBJECT ADVISORY COMMITTEE (NSEAC) for Unnat Bharat Abhiyan (UBA), 2020
      Prof. R.N., G.D. Ransinchung, Member of Rigid Pavement Standing Committee (AH), Transportation Research Board (TRB) of The National Academics, Washington D.C. (USA)
      Harshita Singh, Nominated for Newton Bhabha Ph.D. (2019-20) Funded by UK Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Energy (BEIS) and Department of Biotechnology(DBT), India, UK Host Institute – University of Nottingham, Malaysia
      Sourabh Dixit, Nominated for Newton Bhabha Ph.D. (2019-20) Placement Funded by UK Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Energy (BEIS), India, UK Host Institute – The James Hutton Institute, Abardeen, Scotland, UK
      Prof. S. K. Ghosh, Member of Selection Committee, Indian Institute of Technology, Ropar, National Institute of Technology, Delhi, National Institute of Technical Teacher's Training and Research, Chennai
      Prof. Indrajit Ghosh, Member of Traffic Control Devices Standing Committee (AHB50), Transportation Research Board (TRB) of the National Academies, Washington D.C
      Prathiba Palanisamy, Travel Grant & Nominated to chair a technical session in @IGARSS 2019 in Yokohama, Japan, IEEE International Geoscience & Remote Sensing Symposium, 2019
      Preeti Verma, Nominated for financial support Rs.1,00,000.00 under the scheme of Partial support to present papers in Good International Conferences/Workshops/Symposia, AGU Fall Meeting (Dec 9-13 in San Francisco, USA), 2019
      Soumya Sucharita Behera, Nominated for financial support Rs.1,00,000.00 under the scheme of Partial support to present papers in Good International Conferences/Workshops/Symposia, AGU Fall Meeting (Dec 9-13 in San Francisco, USA), 2019
      Mudit Kapoor, Nominated for financial support Rs. 60,000.00 under the scheme of Partial support to present papers in Good International Conferences/Workshops/Symposia, AGU Fall Meeting (Dec 9-13 in San Francisco, USA), 2019
      Madhumita Paul, Nominated for financial support Rs. 50,000.00 under the scheme of Partial support to present papers in Good International Conferences/Workshops/Symposia, The Tranportation Research Board (TRB), 99th Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., USA (Jan 12-16 in San Francisco, USA), 2020
UG Student
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PG Student
158
Research Projects*
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Consultancy Projects*
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Ph.D. Scholars
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Faculty
58
 
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