Banner—copy

Our Leaders

Shri Narendra Modi
President, CSIR
Hon’ble Prime Minister of India

Dr. Harsh Vardhan
Vice President, CSIR
Hon’ble Cabinet Minister for
Science & Technology and Earth Sciences

Shri Y. S. Chowdary
Hon’ble Minister of State for
Science & Technology and Earth Sciences

Dr. Girish Sahni
Director General,
CSIR and Secretary DSIR

Prof. Santosh Kapuria
Director, CSIR-SERC

group-photo
cloud-background

Precast Lightweight Panels for
Wall and Roof Elements

cloud-background

Laced Composite System

cloud-background

High performance concrete (HPC)
An innovative cement concrete to
increase the lifespan of buildings
and other structures

cloud-background

31st Indian Engineering Congress

December 2016

Award Winners

Dr. AMBILY P S

Dr. ANANDAVALLI N

Dr. CINITHA A

cloud-background

ICI- Young Scientist Award-2016
from Indian Concrete Institute

24th September 2016

Award Winners

Smitha Gopinath

About CSIR-SERC

CSIR-Structural Engineering Research Centre (CSIR-SERC), Chennai, India is one of the national laboratories under the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR), India. CSIR-SERC has built-up excellent facilities and expertise for the analysis, design and testing of structures and structural components. Services of CSIR-SERC are being extensively used by the Central and State Governments and public and private sector undertakings. Scientists of CSIR-SERC serve on many national and international committees and the Centre is recognized at the national and international levels as a leading research institution in the field of structural engineering. CSIR-SERC has been certified as ISO 9001:2008 quality institution.

Research Highlights

Fatigue strength evaluation of alumino thermit welded rail joints successfully done at CSIR-SERC

Fatigue life evaluation of number of welded rail joints from government and private agencies are carried out at CSIR-SERC. Such modern fatigue strength tests  are helping Indian Railways to ensure safety of rail tracks.

RDSO Project

CSIR-SERC has bagged a major project from RDSO, Lucknow to review and evaluate suitable methodologies to reduce longitudinal forces generated on railway track  particularly at bridge supports. The research findings is expected to make significant impact on the design of railway bridges.

News & Announcements