The Indian Institute of Technology, Jodhpur has introduced the Bachelor of Technology (Btech) program in Civil and Infrastructure Engineering segment. The program will provide knowledge and guidance on Smart infrastructure and Environmental engineering.
The curriculum of Civil and Infrastructure will provide teachings in advanced Civil engineering such as infrastructure planning and designing.
It will also provide knowledge of Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Smart materials and sensors, security of infrastructure and digital threats.
IIT Jodhpur is focusing on building a strong foundation in analytical, experimental and computational methods to study various aspects of civil and infrastructure systems.
Speaking about the uniqueness of this program, Dr Ranju Mohan, Head, Department of Civil and Infrastructure Engineering, IIT Jodhpur, said, “Unlike the manufacturing, automotive, and aerospace industries, civil and infrastructure industries have been slow in embracing the digital and transformative technologies.”
“Application of artificial intelligence, cyber-physical systems, and digital twins will reduce cost and time, streamline construction, and reduce waste,” he added.