Transportation Research Centre (TRC)

 The Transportation Engineering Research Center (TRC) was started functioning during 2012-2013 in the Civil Engineering Department at College of Engineering, Trivandrum. The TRC emphasizes on applied research and technology transfer to enhance knowledge in the field of transportation and to solve transportation problems encountered by transportation sector.

The prime objective of the centre is to provide better transportation system Kerala through efficiency in the use of resources, an enhanced environment including townscape and safety, economic regeneration and practicability including financial feasibility. The specific objectives of this research centre are as follows:-

To achieve this, the TRC instigated research works in the fields of :

During 2012-13 ten projects had been undertaken through TRC under the supervision of the faculty from the Transportation Engineering Division. In order to conduct high quality research in the field of transportation, TRC has undertaken renovation of Transportation Engineering Laboratory with state of the art equipments and reference materials.