Departments Structure Department

Structure Department

The Department of Structural Engineering is probably one of the biggest departments of NUST, in terms of the faculty and UG/PG teaching/research activities. In fact, B.E Civil Engineering Course offered anywhere in the world contains about 68% subjects pertaining to Structural Engineering. Structural Engineering is the trunk of Civil Engineering. All other fields like geotechnical and hydraulics Engineering is the branches off-shooting from the trunk. Department of Structural Engineering is a vibrant department in NUST Institute of Civil Engineering (NICE).Within a very short span of time, the Department has established its strong reputation by developing National and international links and has the faculty known in Pakistan and around the Globe. Some of the links include University of Surrey UK, Technical University Freiberg Germany and Cardiff University (UK).Some of its national links include NESPAK, FWO, WAPDA, Mott Macdonald Pakistan limited, C&W department and some classified organizations. The department offers M.S/PHD Programs. Its bachelors Program imparts education and training toward the understanding of courses like Structural Analysis, Reinforced Concrete Structures, Steel Structures , Fire Response of RC structures, Space structures, properties of Structural Materials, Pre stressed Concrete, Engineering Mechanics, Structural analysis, Seismic Design of Structures, Bridge Engineering and Design of Structures. The curriculum is regularly revised to impart the latest knowledge to the students focusing on latest trends including modeling of structures on structural engineering Soft wares. We have no doubt, that our graduates will be the torch bearers in the profession and are fully capable to face the current challenges.

Head of Department Message

Dr. Muhammad Usman

I welcome you to NUST Institute of Civil Engineering (NICE) Web Page. These lines are for the information of prospective students and industry partners about structural engineering department offering undergraduate courses and graduate program at NUST Institute of Civil Engineering (NICE). The Department is committed to train its students for leadership in the engineering fields and to equip them with latest knowledge to help them perform their duties efficiently. Contemporary design practices demand that engineering professionals not only master design concepts but must also have an insight of day to day field operations and basic standard operations of industry. The major focus of the course offered by Structural Engineering Department at NUST Institute of Civil Engineering (NICE) has always been to train students in modern technologies and applications. Our labs are equipped with the latest equipment that allows students to synchronize themselves with the methodologies currently followed around the world. Graduate program aims at finding job opportunities for its students in a very wide range of organizations encompassing design consulting firms, contractors, government and public sector organizations. MoUs have been signed with different companies working in both public and private sector and the department provides solutions to their problems and it affords employment opportunities to our students. The department is actively engaged in R&D activities and continues to hold International workshops, Symposia and conferences in collaboration with NUST, HEC and DAAD. Consulting services are also offered to public and private sectors. We have state of the art class rooms/lecture theaters which provide the students with a very healthy environment. Our students have excelled in their professional assignments. Please feel free to contact me for any specific queries.

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