Welcome to the Department of Geotechnical Engineering at NUST Institute of Civil Engineering (NICE), School of Civil & Environmental Engineering (SCEE), National University of Sciences & Technology (NUST), Islamabad. The links of department’s website are intended to acquaint you with general information on our vision, faculty profile, programs offered, and the research activities in this department.
Geotechnical engineering is a backbone of civil engineering which deals with design of foundations for structures, tunneling, disposal of waste products by burial in the ground, design of earth dams, stability of natural and manmade slopes, and a variety of other similar topics.
The department has a fully functional testing laboratory which is equipped with the state of the art equipment. The laboratory enjoys a unique honour and reputation of extreme credence in testing of engineering materials. Testing in geotechnical laboratory is supervised by qualified faculty, who, are graduates and post graduate civil engineers. Qualified laboratory staff is employed in positions of senior laboratory assistants/laboratory assistants, who are engaged in material testing tasks both in the field and in laboratory. The testing is precise, accurate and reliable by virtue of having state of the art testing apparatuses and qualified, dedicated and competent laboratory personals.
Finally, I would like to invite you to browse through our website and feel free to contact me with any queries or additional information that you may desire.
Dr Liaqat Ali
Head, Department of Geotechnical Engineering
NUST Institute of Civil Engineering (NICE),
School of Civil and Environmental Engineering (SCEE),
National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
Sector H-12, , Islamabad 44000, Pakistan