Transportation Engineering - Programs




Graduate Programs

The Division offers the following graduate programs in the area of transportation engineering:

  • Master of Technology (M. Tech.)
  • Master of Science (MS)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

More information regarding the requirements can be found here:

Continuing Education Programs

Continuing education is an important element of the Transportation Engineering program. Continuing education activities include organizing and hosting conferences, short courses, and workshops.

International Conferences/Workshops

  • International expo-cum-seminar on surface transportation – Opportunities and technological developments, 17-19 August 2006.
  • Indo-Swedish Workshop on Sustainable City Planning  and Municipal Services (Co-sponsors: City of Gotenborg, Sida, Embassy of Sweden, Hand-in-Hand), Taj Connemara Hotel, Chennai, January 2007.
  • Indo-US Workshop on Recent Advances in Transportation Engineering 2007.
  • Indo-U.S. Workshop on Recent Advances in Transportation Engineering, January 10 - 12, 2007.
  • International Conference on Best Practices to Relieve Congestion on Mixed-Traffic Urban Streets in Developing Countries, IIT Madras, Sep. 2008.
  • Indo-US Workshop on recent advances in highway and airport pavement engineering, 2009
  • Indo-US Workshop on ‘Emerging Trends in Intelligent Transportation Systems’, February 11-13, 2010.

National Conferences/Workshops

  • “Charactarisation of Urban Road Traffic”, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, March, 9 -10, 2007.
  • National Workshop on Strategies for Sustainable Environment, IIT Madras, Sep. 2007.
  • Constructability workshop on rapid construction of roads in steep mountainous terrain including half tunneling & use of cold mix/warm mix for asphalt surfacing’, for Border Roads Organisation, May 31, 2007
  • Workshop on Improving Traffic Flow in Chennai, IIT Madras, Feb. 2008.

Short Courses

  • Training Programme on Highway Construction and Management, 6-10 February 2006 and 27 Feb – 03 March 2006.
  • Training Programme on Good Practices in Highway Construction, 10-12 July 2007.
  • Recent Advances in Flexible Pavement Engineering, 16-21 July 2007.
  • Training Programme on Enhancing Road safety Through Engineering Measures, 10-12 December 2007, 12-15 December 2007, and 2-5 January  2008.
  • Recent Trends in Bituminous Binder Tests and Bituminous Mix Design, 23-28 June 2008.
  • Best Practices in Highway Construction, 15-17 July 2008.
  • “Road Transportation Planning”, November, 3-11, 2008 & February, 23-27, 2009.


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