The Department of Civil Engineering was established in 1995. The total
enrolment in the 4-year B.Sc. program is over 1000.
There are now forty five full-time faculty members including eleven
with Ph.D. degrees and thirteen with M. Sc. degrees. Moreover, eight
teachers are on higher study leave. In addition, there are five
part-time teachers most of them are senior Professors of BUET. The
others are very senior engineers and consultants with good teaching
The Department has established laboratories with sophisticated
equipment on its campus.
The main aim and objectives of this department is to offer program
covering all important branches and disciplines of civil Engineering.
The department covers a wide range of course curriculum and
well-equipped laboratory facilities. Twenty five batches have been
graduated during the last twenty five academic years. The B.Sc.
degree offered by the Department of Civil Engineering at AUST has been
officially recognized by the Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh (IEB).
A number of Graduates of this department are pursuing higher studies
in BUET as well as in different countries of the world. Some of them
are working in the reputed consulting and construction firms of the
Country. Several graduates have already got Ph.D. and M. Sc. degrees
from universities of different countries and are working abroad.
The Department is actively involved in the activities of the national
and international engineering professional bodies. Apart from the
academic programs, the department organizes the comprehensive training
on computer aided design, drawing and project management through
Centre for Extension Service of the University. Moreover the
department is planning to offer materials testing and consulting
services by using its laboratories equipped with highly sophisticated
and modern equipments and highly qualified and experienced faculty
members. The Department arranges field visit, study tour, seminars,
and programs on extracurricular activities.