About the department

The Department of Health, Safety, & Environment (HSE) and Civil Engineering has been evolving into a lucrative sector for budding engineers. The department offers courses at undergraduate, postgraduate and doctorate level. The department has a twenty six-member faculty team with national and international experience in academics as well as industry. The department has state-of-the-art infrastructure, laboratories, software and facilities. The students are involved in live & sponsored projects funded by government and on consultancy projects. The department has international and national student chapters such as American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP), and Fire & Security Association of India (FSAI). The department nourishes students for certifications in professional courses like, NEBOSH, IOSH, and ISO 45001 (Lead Auditor). The department has grown with time in expertise and competencies in the core civil and safety engineering curriculum and research. Apart from this, the department focused on providing:

Choice Based Credit System and Program Electives

Consultative Committees and Course Upgradation

State of the Art Laboratories

Continuous Evaluation

Value Added Courses

National and International Forums and Chapters (ASSP, ASCE, FSAI)

National and International Events

Research and Practice Informed Learning

Collaboration and Valuable Output

Placement Assistance

The department emphasizes entrepreneurship, interdisciplinary collaboration and professional ethics.


To be recognized for grooming competent professionals in the areas of Health, Safety, Fire, Environment and Civil Engineering (HSFEC) and contribute high quality research in HSFEC


  • Yellow Quotes To provide excellent infrastructure, best teaching learning processes and competent faculty in the areas of Health, safety, Fire, Environment and Civil Engineering
  • Yellow Quotes To train engineering graduates who shall be ethical in behavior both in professional as well as in personal life
  • Yellow Quotes To create a culture where faculty and students give due consideration to environment and social commitment while solving a problem
  • Yellow Quotes To inculcate the ability to deal effectively with professional issues while taking into account the broader societal implications
  • Yellow Quotes To foster linkages with all stake holders for continuous improvement in academics and allied areas


  • Engineering Knowledge: Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.
  • Problem Analysis: Identify, formulate, review research literature, and analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering sciences.
  • Design/Development of solutions: Design solutions for complex engineering problems and design system components or processes that meet the specified needs with appropriate consideration for the public health and safety, and the cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.
  • Conduct Investigations of Complex problems: Use research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions.
  • Modern Tool Usage: Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools including prediction and modeling to complex engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations.
  • The Engineer and Society: Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional engineering practice.
  • Environment and Sustainability: Understand the impact of the professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.
  • Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.
  • Individual and Team Work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.
  • Communication: Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.
  • Project Management and Finance: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the engineering and management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in multidisciplinary environments.
  • Life-Long Learning: Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change.


Dr. Syed Mohammad Tauseef

Dr. Syed Mohammad Tauseef

Department of HSE & Civil Engineering

Environmental Engineering & Management, Biogas Energy Production Systems, Large Scale Vermireactor Design & Operation, Use of CFD in simulation of accidents in Chemical Process Industries

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Dr. Dharmendra Kumar Gupta

Dr.Dharmendra Kumar Gupta

Department of HSE & Civil Engineering

Drilling engineering ( both onshore & off shore) Well bore Stability, Well control, Geomechanics & Hydro fracturing

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  • GraduateIcon B.Tech. (Fire and Safety Engineering)- Safety and Risk Management

  • GraduateIcon B.Tech. (Fire and Safety Engineering)- Disaster Management

  • GraduateIcon B. Tech (Civil Engineering) - Infrastructure Development

  • GraduateIcon B.Tech. (Civil Engineering)-Green Building and Construction




  • GraduateIcon M.Tech. (Health, Safety and Environment) - Disaster Management

  • GraduateIcon M.Tech (Health, Safety and Environment) - Fire Safety Engineering





National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL) Approved Health Safety & Environment Laboratory with Quality Management System confirming to international Standard ISO/IEC: 17025-2017. Following facilities are available in HSE lab 

  • Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy 
  • Ion Chromatography 
  • Respirable Dust Sampler (Ecotech AMP 460 BL)
  • Stack Emission Monitoring Kit
  • Flue Gas Analyzer
  • UV Spectrophotometer (Thermo UV-1)
  • Humidity Chamber (Weiber ACM- 78092-5
  • BOD Incubator (SONAR 8450M)
  • COD Incubator (Wealtech HB-1)
  • Digital Weighing Balance Up to 5 Decimals (Sartorius CPA225D)
  • Digital pH Meter (Orion Star A11)
  • Turbidity Meter (Macro Scientific Works)
  • Conductivity Meter (Con 700)
  • Hot Air Oven (Grace Scientific Industries)

  • Accelerated Curing Tank
  • Digital Compression Testing Machine
  • Flexure Testing machine
  • Universal Testing Machine- Computerized
  • Asphalt Content Tester
  • Benkelman Beam
  • California Bearing Ratio Apparatus
  • Core Drilling Machine
  • Digital Marshall Apparatus
  • Auto Level
  • GPS kit
  • Digital Theodolite
  • Total station
  • Consolidation Apparatus
  • Direct Shear Test Apparatus
  • Tri-axial test apparatus
  • Hydraulic Tilting Flume

National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH) is a UK awarding organization offering professional qualifications in health, safety and environmental management. It is the most widely respected health and safety qualification of its kind in the world, which is designed to reflect the needs of today’s employer giving learners everything they need to know and do, to make their workplace safer. The department of HSE and Civil Engineering at UPES has a NEBOSH accredited center where this International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety is provided. Below are the relevant details;

Course Provider No. :  1357

Qualification : International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety