Function of Engineering Cell is to provide research support to various divisions of the institute and to undertake research in the field of Timber Engineering.
Research Supports :
To undertake civil & electrical works of various laboratories, academic/administrative blocks, residences of the institute. For this purpose the following units are working to facilitate the objectives and providing logistic supports:
1. Civil Engineering Section
2. Electrical Engineering Section
3. Service Branch (i) Mechanical Engineering Section (ii) Motor Garage
Timber Engineering :
Research on the strength properties of timber structures and timber connectors.
Developing the use of timber and bamboo as a structural material with due regard to economy and efficiency.
Preparation of designs for the use of architects and engineers for various timber and bamboo structures.
Dissemination of knowledge through Museum, short term training courses, supply of designs and teaching M.Sc. (Wood Science & Technology) FRI University.