Civil Engineering

Head of the Discipline

Dr. Neelima Satyam D

Associate Professor & Head


418, Chromium Building, IIT Indore

Email:  neelima.satyam [at] iiti.ac.in
Phone: +91 7324 - 306699
Mobile : +91 9440488034


Research Interests:

  • Seismic Microzonation of Mega Cities
  • Site Effects and Seismic Design of Foundations
  • Dynamic Soil Structure Interaction Analysis
  • Liquefaction Studies
  • Landslide Hazard Assessment and Monitoring
  • Rock Mechanics and Underground Structures

  • Faculty Members

    Dr. Sandeep Chaudhary



    403, Chromium Building, IIT Indore

    Email: schaudhary [at] iiti.ac.in
    Phone: +91 7324 306 540


    Research Interests:

  • Structural Engineering
  • Steel Concrete Composite Structures
  • Microstructure and Durability of Concrete
  • Advanced Characterisation Techniques for Building Materials
  • Service load behaviour of Structures
  • Finite Element Analysis

  • Dr. Munir Ahmad Nayak

    Assistant Professor


    Room No 405, Pod 1D, IIT Indore

    Email: munir_nayak [at] iiti.ac.in
    Phone: +91 7324 306 541
    Mobile : +91 9993815818


    Research Interests:

  • Water Resources Systems Analysis
  • Hydrology
  • HydroClimatology
  • Bayesian Statistics

  • Dr. Lalit Borana

    Assistant Professor


    Room No 407, Pod 1D, IIT Indore

    Email: lalitborana [at] iiti.ac.in
    Phone: +91 7324 306695
    Mobile :


    Research Interests:

  • Unsaturated Soil Mechanics
  • Geotechnical health monitoring,
  • Soil-Structure Interaction
  • Soft Soil and Creep
  • Ground Improvement Technics
  • Environmental Geotechnics

  • Dr. Manish Kumar Goyal

    Associate Professor


    Room 209, Pod 1A, IIT Indore

    Email:  mkgoyal [at] iiti.ac.in
    Phone: +91 7324 - 306697
    Mobile :


    Research Interests:

  • Resilience of River Basins and Hydrological Modeling
  • Hydro-climatology and Statistical Downscaling
  • Irrigation Management and Crop Modeling Applications
  • Multivariate Statistical Analysis, Machine Learning Models and Data Mining

  • Dr. Mohd. Farooq AZAM

    Assistant Professor


    Room No. 101, Pod 1C, IIT Indore

    Email: farooqazam [at] iiti.ac.in
    Phone: +91 73243 06698
    Mobile: +91 84760 85786


    Research Interests:

  • Hydro-Meteorological monitoring
  • Glacier Mass and Dynamic studies
  • Energy Balance of Glacier and Snow Cover
  • Hydrological modelling of Himalayan Watersheds
  • Climate Change impacts on Himalayan Water Resources

  • Dr. Saikat Sarkar

    Assistant Professor


    Room No 101, Chromium Building, IIT Indore

    Email: saikat [at] iiti.ac.in
    Mobile: +91 9078753308


    Research Interests:

  • Derivative-free formulation in mechanics
  • Multiple crack propagation and failure of structures
  • Metastructures
  • Inverse problems

  • Dr. Kaustav Bakshi

    Assistant Professor (Grade II)


    Room No 102, Pod 1C, IIT Indore

    Email: kaustav.bakshi [at] iiti.ac.in
    Mobile: +91 9433758422


    Research Interests:

  • Static and dynamic studies on laminated composite shell roofs
  • First and progressive ply failure studies
  • Finite element method; Geometric nonlinearity

  • Dr. Abhishek Rajput

    Assistant Professor


    Room No. 101, POD 1C

    Email: abhishekrajput [at] iiti.ac.in
    Phone: +91 7324306896


    Research Interests:

  • Behavior of concrete and metals under projectile impact and blast loading
  • Finite element modelling and simulations
  • Large deformations of concrete at low, medium and high strain rates
  • Structural crash-worthiness
  • Influence of corrosion on the mechanical properties of structural steel

  • Dr. Guru Prakash

    Assistant Professor


    Room No.

    Email: guruprakash [at] iiti.ac.in
    Phone: +91


    Research Interests:

  • Stochastic degradation modeling using condition monitoring data
  • Bayesian reliability assessment
  • Damage detection and prognosis
  • Fatigue reliability

  • Adjunct Professors

    Prof. Dr.-Ing. Balthasar Novak

    Adjunct Professor


    Room No. 101, Pod 1C, IIT Indore

    Email: balthasar.novak [at] ilek.uni-stuttgart.de


    Research Interests:

  • Design of bridges
  • Assessment of existing bridges including health monitoring
  • Development of bridge management systems
  • Reinforcing elements using carbon fibres
  • Earthquake resistant design of concrete structures