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 thirty seven (37) full-time faculty members including
eight (8) Professors. Moreover, thirteen (13) faculty members are on
higher study leave. In addition, there are two (2) part-time faculty
The Department of Civil Engineering has established eight (8)
laboratories with sophisticated equipment on the university 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. The B.Sc. degree offered by the
Department of Civil Engineering at AUST has been officially recognized
by the Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh (IEB). Since the
inception of the Civil Engineering Department, more than thirty (30)
batches have graduated with Bachelor's Degree. A number of Graduates
of this department are pursuing higher studies in Bangladesh
University of Engineering and Technology (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.