Department of Civil Engineering is actively engaged in disseminating
civil engineering education for the last thirty years. Whereas plans
are also underway to establish the Department of Environmental Engineering.
The Department of Civil Engineering has an academic staff of 22,
nearly 70% of whom contribute to postgraduate teaching and are involved
in PhD research work. Approximately 400 undergraduate and 75 postgraduate
students are registered in the department. Civil engineers cater
to the national needs for buildings, highways, dams, bridges, irrigation
network and water supply systems, and are the world's largest users
of building materials.
TAXILA INSTITUTE OF TRANSPORTATION
Department of Civil Engineering has established
a new institute by the name of “Taxila Institute of Transportation
Engineering (TITE)”. It is a unique institute of its own kind
in Pakistan and will prove to be a focal point for providing education
and research facilities in the field of Transportation Engineering.
The institute provides facilities like research laboratories, lecture
rooms for postgraduate students, conference room, computer laboratory
and a library. A wide range of state of the art equipment has been
provided to facilitate high tech research work. The mission of the
institute is to develop and implement innovative method, materials,
and the technologies for improving transportation efficiency, safety
and reliability as well as improving, the learning and innovative
environment for students, faculty and staff in transportation related