Department of Civil Engineering

Dr. Harish Chandra Mehndiratta

Professor of Eminence

H.C. Mehndiratta is presently Professor of Eminence in the Deparment of Civil Engineering at DIT University, Dehradun. He is B.Sc. (Gold Medalist of the college) from Agra University. He did B.E.(Civil),M.E.(Highways) and Ph.D. from University of Roorkee (now IIT Roorkee) He  retired  as Professor  of Civil Engineering from IIT Roorkee after serving  for 35 years.

Prof. Mehndiratta has teaching, research and field experience of 46 years .He has guided a number of Ph.D. and M. Tech.  Theses. Dr. Mehndiratta’s field of specialization is Transportation Engineering. He has published 63 technical research papers in various National and International Journals and Conferences. He completed 02 sponsored research projects of Ministry of Surface Transport and 01 of University Grants Commission, New Delhi. He completed various consultancy projects pertaining to Highway Engineering.

He organized 13 specialist/ refresher courses

He was invited member, Design and Specification committee for preparing “Rural Road Manual” constituted by Ministry of Rural Development, Govt. of India.

Prof. Mehndiratta is life member of IRC and ISDT and was council member of IRC during 1987-88.