The National Information Center of Earthquake Engineering (NICEE) hosted at Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur was set up to collect and maintain information resources on Earthquake Engineering and make these available to the interested professionals, researchers, academicians and others with a view to mitigate earthquake disasters in India. India has a very serious earthquake problem. To mitigate earthquake disasters, the profession needs to be up-to-date on developments in the field. The National Information Centre of Earthquake Engineering (NICEE) at Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IIT Kanpur) is intended to collect and maintain information resources/publication on earthquake engineering and make these availabe to interested users, as well as to undertake other outreach activities with a view to mitigate earthquake disaster. IIT Kanpur has an excellent infrastructure and central library, and has outstanding level of earthquake engineering activities. The Centre is operated such that the costs on infrastructure development and administration are minimized. The Centre is managed by an Advisory Committee consisting of representatives from different institutions, industries, and individuals. The Committee is Chaired by Professor Mahesh C. Tandon, Managing Director, Tandon Consultants Private Limited, New Delhi. The Committee monitors the activities of the Centre and advises the Centre on policies and guidelines.
Department of Civil Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
Kanpur 208016, India
Phone: (0512) 259 7866
Fax: (0512) 259 7794
email: [email protected]
National Information Center of Earthquake Engineering offers various graduate courses as well as Post Graduate courses.
List of facilities available at National Information Center of Earthquake Engineering for students.
National Information Center of Earthquake Engineering