About the Department
The department was established in the year 2005 with an intake of 60 students. In the e-world the role of Electrical & Electronics Engineers has come into sharp focus. This department offers one under graduate programme (B.E.) and one post graduate programme (M.E. in Power Systems) with an intake of 18 students. The following basic courses such as electrical machines, power electronics, power systems and special courses like FACTS, HVDC and Power Quality are given as electives for the students. The department has 8 well structured laboratories for UG students such as Power System Simulation laboratory, Power Electronics laboratory, Power Electronics and Drives Laboratory, Electronics Design Laboratory, Electrical machines Laboratory, Control Systems Laboratory, Electric circuits Laboratory and Engineering Practices Laboratory. An exclusive research laboratory with 40 systems for PG students which include software packages such as MATLAB, ETAP, Lab VIEW, PSPICE, ORCAD, PSCAD etc. The department has an excellent team of rich experienced and dedicated faculty members in different domains such as Power Electronics and Drives, Power Systems, Embedded Systems and Applied Electronics. About 60 percent of the faculty members are pursuing their research in different area under Anna University. The department has signed MoU’s with different manufacturing industries and undertaken consultancy works in recent development area. The Department is recognized as a Research Centre by Anna University and many research scholars are pursuing their research. The department has received a permanent affiliation from Anna University and it is accredited by NBA-AICTE for UG programme.
The faculty members have strong sense of responsibility to provide the best possible education for both postgraduate and undergraduate students. The academic strength of the faculty is reflected by the alumni, many of whom are in the top positions of industry and academia both in India and abroad. The Department has built an excellent reputation for its graduates in terms of placements. The department faculty members are frequently interacting with internationally reputed persons to get technical support in their respective domains for the benefit of research and other activities.
The Department is conducting value added courses in the recent domains for enhancing the knowledge of the students. Students of our department have shown their inherent talents in and outside the college by participating in various sports and events conducted by other institutions and organizations. The Department has produced many university rank holders in the examinations conducted by Anna University. The faculty members and students of the department presented research papers in the referred International conference in India and abroad. Research articles are published in International journals. Patents are filed by the faculty of the department which exhibits the innovative culture and intellectual potential.