CTRANS is a Centre of excellence of IIT Roorkee in the area of Transportation and infrastructure. The Centre aims to evolve a holistic approach to the study of Transport & management systems. CTRANS is primarily a multi-disciplinary initiative with the collective participation of Engineers, Architects, Planners, Scientists and Researchers from Science & Technology, Humanities and Social science, Architecture & Planning and Management backgrounds. The aim of CTRANS is to promote multi-disciplinary research and education for manpower development in transportation systems encompassing all modes of Transport such as Road Transport, Non-motorized Transport(NMT), Rail Transport, Inland Water Transport, Air Transportation, Freight & Logistics Transport etc.

To promote multidisciplinary research on transportation systems.
To provide technical support to national projects related to the growth of Transportation System in the country.
Establishment of International Linkage for collaborative research in the frontier areas.
Creation of a Resource Centre for rapid dissemination of information and knowledge.
Shortlisted Candidates for PhD Interview in CTRANS Autumn Semester 2024-25 (UPDATED)
ThinkQuest 2024
Center Research Day 2024
ICSSR WORKSHOP on Socio -Economic Impact of KGB Water Freight Corridor
Expert Talk
Expert Talk by Dr. Meghna Verma
PhD Autumn semester 2024-25 Interviews (UPDATED)
PhD Interview
ThinkQuest 2024
Centre Research Day of CTRANS
Expert Talk on Socio Economic Impact of KGB Water Freight Corridor
Expert Talk
Expert Talk by Professor Ashish Verma
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It gives us great pleasure to inform you that the Centre for Transportation Systems is hosting ThinkQuest, its Second Center Research Day. On April 12-13, 2024, at 09:00 AM, this event will be held at the CTRANS Studio. We are glad to welcome Prof. Geetam Tiwari, Professor of Civil Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi and Prof. Travis Waller, Chair of Transport Modelling and Simulation, TU Dresden as Distinguished Expert for the event. The event will include but not limited to: Expert Lectures from honourable Chief guests and distinguished expert followed by Poster exhibition and Posters presentation by participants. The vision of Research day is to provide a comprehensive platform for experts, faculties and participants to discuss current research on the interdisciplinary themes in transportation systems. We gladly request your respectable presence and heartily extend our warm welcome to you.
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We are happy to let you know that on February 16–17, 2023, at 10:30 am, the Centre for Transportation Systems will organize an Industry-Academia Event in the Biotech Auditorium. We are pleased to host esteemed industry leaders for the event. The major goal of this event is to establish connections with businesses engaged in the transportation infrastructure sector for the gain of academia and business and to bring innovative idea-based solutions for the country's Transportation problems.

As a part of this event, we hope to host a workshop, industry talks, panel discussions, and an idea competition. We cordially extend our warm welcome to you and gratefully seek your honourable presence.
Advertisement dated December 21, 2022: interview for the position(s) of Junior Research Fellow (JRF) in Dept. of CTRANS (Last date to apply: Jan. 15, 2023 by 05:00 PM)
‘Channelise Brahmaputra, tributaries by stream energy’
Face-to-Face Interview of Prof. Nayan Sharma with Editor of The Assam Tribune on causes & solutions relating to the recent devastating floods in Brahmaputra basin.