Research Programmes

Facilities for research work leading to PhD degree are available in the departments of Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Computer Science Engineering, Architecture and Business administration. The department of Chemistry of College of Engineering Trivandrum is also an approved research centre under University of Kerala. Opportunities exist for candidates to do full-time as well as part-time research in the college with registration under Kerala University and the newly formed Kerala technological University



Fields of specialization



Traffic and Transportation Engineering,

Geotechnical Engineering, Structural Engineering.

Mechanical Engineering

Fluid Mechanics, Heat Transfer, Thermodynamics and Combustion, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Thermal Engineering,  Refrigeration and Air conditioning, Energy Management, Alternate Energy Sources and Fuels, Machine Dynamics,  Condition Monitoring,  Vibration, Fluid Structure Interaction, Smart/Intelligent Structures,  Vibration, Machine Design

Electrical Engineering

Power Systems, Electrical Machines, Control Systems, Guidance & Navigational Control, Power Electronics & Drives

Electronics & Communication Engineering

RF Engineering, Signal Processing, VLSI Circuits, Motor Drives, MEMS, Image Processing, Computer Vision, Wireless Communication, Optical Communication, Information System Security, Machine Learning Techniques

Computer Science & Engineering

Information Security, Image Processing

Industrial Engineering

Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, Financial Engineering, Ergonomics, Tribology, Wear and Lubrication, System Modeling and Simulation, System Dynamics, Optimization Techniques

Business Administration

Systems, Finance, Marketing,

Human Resources, Operations and other management topics which are interdisciplinary in nature between above including technology management.