Electrical & Electronics Engineering

  • UG INTAKE

    120

  • DURATION

    4 Years

The Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering, established in 1987, offers UG and PG programs. The Department offers the undergraduate programme of BTech in Electrical & Electronics Engineering with an intake of 120. The Department has well-qualified, passionate, dedicated faculty and has a well-connected alumni network. With the state-of-the art Laboratory in Power Electronics, Control Systems, Power Systems, Computers and High Voltage & Relay, which caters to the need of all the Electrical & Electronics Engineering students. With an excellent rapport and MoU with industries, the Department is organizes seminars, conferences and workshops on a regular basis to cope up with the recent trends in the technological field.

Vision

Pursuing excellence in Electrical & Electronics Engineering, creating a research environment to promote innovation and address global challenges


Mission

The Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering is committed to

  • Equip students to face global challenges by excelling in a professional career and higher education
  • Offer high-quality graduate and post graduate programs in electrical & electronics engineering
  • Promote excellence in research, collaborative activities and contribute to social development with ethical values

To satisfy the mission of the Electrical & Electronics engineering program, the graduates will

  • Excel in professional career and / or higher education by acquiring knowledge in mathematical, electrical, electronics and computer engineering principles
  • Analyze real life problems, design electrical and electronics & multidisciplinary engineering systems and solutions that are socially acceptable
  • Inculcate and exhibit ethical values, communication skills and provide supportive and leadership roles in their profession to emerge as excellent professionals and adapt to current trends by engaging in lifelong learning to promote research
  • At the end of BTech in EEE program, the student will be able to

    PO1: Engineering knowledge: Apply the knowledge of mathematics,science,engineering fundamentals,and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.
  • PO2: 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.
  • PO3: 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.
  • P04: Conduct investigations of complex problems: Use research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments,analysis and interpretation of data,and synthes is of the information to provide validc on clusions.
  • PO5: Modern tool usage: Create,select,and apply appropriate techniques,resources,and modern engineering and ITtools including prediction and modeling to complex engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations.
  • PO6: The engineer and society: Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assesssocietal,health,safety,legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional engineering practice.
  • PO7: 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.
  • PO8: Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.
  • P09: Individual and team work: Function effectively a sanindividual,and as a member or leader indiverse teams,and in multidisciplinary settings.
  • PO10:Communication: Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society atlarge,such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation,make effective presentations,and give and receive clear instructions.
  • PO11: 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.
  • PO12: Life-long learning: Life-long learning: Recognize the need for,and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent andl if e-long learning in the broadest context of technological change.

    At the end of BTech in EEE program, the student will be able to

  • PSO1: Demonstrate the electrical and electronics engineering concepts by developing working models.
  • PSO2: To model, simulate and develop application specific systems to meet industrial /societal needs.
  • SEMESTER 3
  • VECTOR CALCULUS & TRANSFORM TECHNIQUES
  • NETWORK ANALYSIS
  • DC AND SYNCHRONOUS MACHINES
  • ANALOG ELECTRONIC CIRCUITS
  • LOGIC DESIGN
  • INSTRUMENTATION AND MEASUREMENTS
  • ANALOG ELECTRONIC CIRCUITS LABORATORY
  • LOGIC DESIGN LABORATORY
  • KANNADA (AADALITA/VYAVAHARIKA)
  • SEMESTER 4
  • PROBABILITY THEORY AND NUMERICAL METHODS
  • TRANSFORMERS & INDUCTION MACHINES
  • MICROCONTROLLERS
  • ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDS
  • ELECTRICAL POWER GENERATION AND ECONOMICS
  • TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION
  • DC AND SYNCHRONOUS MACHINE LABORATORY
  • MICROCONTROLLERS LABORATORY
  • ENHANCING SELF COMPETENCE
  • KANNADA (AADALITA/VYAVAHARIKA)
  • SEMESTER 5
  • LINEAR INTEGRATED CIRCUITS
  • SIGNAL ANALYSIS & PROCESSING
  • LINEAR CONTROL SYSTEMS
  • POWER ELECTRONICS
  • MANAGEMENT & ENTERPRENEURSHIP
  • TRANSFORMERS & INDUCTION MACHINES LAB.
  • CIRCUIT & MEASUREMENTS LAB.
  • PROGRAM ELECTIVE - I
  • EMPLOYABILITY SKILL DEVELOPMENT - I
  • SEMESTER 6
  • POWER SYSTEMS ANALYSIS & STABILITY
  • SWITCHGEAR AND PROTECTION
  • HIGH VOLTAGE ENGINEERING
  • VLSI CIRCUITS AND DESIGN
  • POWER ELECTRONICS LABORATORY
  • LINEAR IC AND CONTROL SYSTEMS LABORATORY
  • MINI PROJECT
  • PROGRAM ELECTIVE - II
  • PROGRAM ELECTIVE - III
  • EMPLOYABILITY SKILL DEVELOPMENT- II
  • SEMESTER 7
  • COMPUTER TECHNIQUES IN POWER SYSTEM ANALYSIS
  • SEMINAR ON SPECIAL TOPIC
  • INDUSTRIAL DRIVES & APPLICATION
  • RELAY & H V LAB.
  • POWER SYSTEM SIMULATION LAB.
  • MAJOR PROJECT - PHASE I
  • PROGRAM ELECTIVE - IV
  • PROGRAM ELECTIVE - V
  • OPEN ELECTIVE - I
  • SEMESTER 8
  • PROJECT PHASE II
  • INDUSTRIAL MGT., ELECTRICAL ESTIMATION & ECONOMICS
  • PROGRAM ELECTIVE - VI
  • OPEN ELECTIVE - II

Facilities

Electrical Machines Laboratory

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Analog / Power Electronics Laboratory

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Logic Design / Microcontroller Laboratory

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Circuits / Measurements / Controls system

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High Voltage / Relay / Project

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Computer Laboratory

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Research / PG Laboratory

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Faculty

Research

Center for Design of Power Electronics Systems

Department is provided with 100 sq. mt area for research and development activities. Following facilities are available in the Research centre.

Product Development

Sl.No Product Description
1 Micro_LABlet 8051 based laboratory kit. Portable USB powered kit with 10 number of onboard hardware interfacing facility.
2 MC56F84789 Control card 100MHz, 32 bit Digital Signal Controller capable of controlling Power Electronics Converters.
3 PCBs for AEC laboratory experiments Single sided PCBs designed and implemented in AEC laboratory experiment for better signal integrity
4 12 W Regulated Power Supply Flyback topology based fixed output Regulated Power Supply having 5V, 9V and 12V outputs
5 0-65, 5A 325W Regulated Power Supply Cascaded topology converter designed to deliver variable voltage of 0-65V with current rating 5A
6 48V-12V, 100W Buck Converter 48V-12V, 100W Buck converter
7 Manikya 12V-48V Cuk converter
8 Lakshya 12V-48V Boost converter

Hardware

  • Semikron based Three phase Rectifier Three phase Inverter stack(4-leg)
  • Full-Bridge DC-DC SMPS Tower System Module (SMPS LVFB KV46F15 MELEV)
  • Low-Voltage, 3-Phase Motor Control Module(MC-LV3P+ KV46F150M-ELEV)
  • HEXMOTO Make General Purpose AC Drive (2.2KW)
  • High Voltage Motor Control kit with Instaspin-FOC
  • DSP based motor controller kit – DIGIVAC
  • A622 Probe AC/DC Current 100A
  • Digital Storage Oscilloscope

Software

Name of the Software Image Users/Number
LABVIEW (Campus license) nitte 10
Matlab R2014b nitte 10
PSIM: Pro-Power Electronics & Motor Drive Software (Network & Standalone) nitte 5
ORCAD PCB Design University Edition nitte 15
PSCAD nitte 25

Program

  • Duration - 4 years
  • Semester - 08
  • Intake - 120 Students

M.Tech in Electric Vehicle Technology program, started in the academic year 2022-2023, provides ample opportunity for students to learn aspects of vehicle design and technology. The major courses that are offered during the semesters are Electric and Hybrid Vehicles, Vehicle Dynamics, Power Electronic Converters, EV Motor drives and control, Battery charging technologies for EV. Laboratory courses are also introduced to provide students with hands-on experience with the concepts of Electric Vehicle Technology. Wide exposure to interact with reputed industries, opportunity to complete their internship in reputed companies are also encouraged. The department has industry interactions with major players in the field of power electronics EV and Automotive like Microchip Technology Inc., Hexmoto Controls Pvt. Ltd., Autoven Pvt. Ltd, CogVision and L&T Technology. Research focussed inputs are also given during the program so that students can get into further research-specific studies.

The Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering is an established Research Centre under VTU Belagavi since the year 2007 offering Ph.D programmes both Part-Time and Full-Time. So far, five candidates have completed Ph.D and eleven candidates have registered for Ph.D under the centre. From the year 2022-23 Ph.D degree is awarded by Nitte University. The department has three of the faculty members recognized as VTU approved Research Supervisors with diverse research background and exposure, who are dedicated in fulfilling the varied research aspirations of the prospective researchers.

Students Placed



Placement details for the year 2020-2021 batch

Description 2021-2022 2020-2021 2019-2020
Total Students in the final year 68 65 64
Eligible students for placements 56 63 53
Number of offers 91 102 66
Number of Unique offers 50 59 58
Number of students admitted for Higher studies 6 4 9
Mean Salary 4.65 3.98 4.15
Median 4 3.75 3.9

Departmental Achievements

NBA accredited 2018 to 2021

Research and Development

Sl.No Title of the Project Funding Agency Year Amount Completed/Ongoing
1 Hybrid Electrical Vehicle and Solar Charging MODROBS-Rural, AICTE 2019 10,54,000 Ongoing
2 Development of EV NMAMIT, Nitte 2019 5,50,000 Ongoing
3 STTP-Control of Power Electronic System for Smart Power Systems AICTE 2019 3,63,000 Completed
4 Wide Band Gap Power Electronics Technologies (WBGPET) Karnataka Council for Technology Upgradation (KCTU) 2018 KCTU-23,17,000
NMAMIT-36,83,000
TOTAL- 60,00,000
Ongoing
5 Gallium Nitride (GaN) based Multiphase Solar Battery Charger VGST_GoK 2018 5,00,000 Ongoing
6 Design and development of lkW single phase inverter using cascaded bidirectional converters NMAMIT 2016 9,50,000 Completed
7 Mini Wireless Aerial Sprayer of Pesticides NAIN, Department of IT/BT, GOK 2016 2,95,426 Completed
8 Advanced Power Electronics Applications HEXMOTO Controls Pvt. Ltd 2016 2,55,000 (Equipment) Completed
9 Magneto Piezo foot Step Power Generation NAIN, Department of IT/BT, GOK 2016 36143 Completed
10 Analysis and development of Energy Efficient smart remote speed controller for a ceiling fan VGST 2016 4000 Completed
11 A Remote monitoring and Control system of a three phase generator using Zigbee wireless Network VGST 2016 40,000 Completed
12 Unipolar SPWM based reactive power compensator KSCST 2015 5,000 Completed
13 Solar-piezoelectric Sea-saw Generation And Hybrid Conversion Based Smart Lighting And Parking Automation KSCST 2015 7,000 Completed
14 Solar Powered Auto Irrigation With Solar Tracking System KSCST 2015 5,000 Completed
15 Implementation Of Single Phase DSTATCOM for Harmonic Current Elimination And Zigbee Based Monitoring of Power Quality KSCST 2015 5,000 Completed
  • Faculty with Doctoral Degrees from IISc and NITs.
  • VTU Recognized Research Center since 2006 - 13 Researchers Registered under VTU - Ph.D
  • Scopus Indexed Publications – 34(2014-17)
  • Total Publications in Peer Reviewed Journals / Conferences - 140
  • Faculty Development Program (FDP) and National Conference (NCAEE) every year
  • Center for Design of Power Electronics Systems
  • MOU /Agreements – Hexmoto Controls Pvt. Ltd.
  • Industry Consultancy – Hexmoto , PiOctave and PiiTech

Faculty Achievements

  • Faculty members supervising Ph.D - 3
  • Reviewer in International Journals (IEEE/ Elsevier) -1 (9 Journals)
  • Faculty as Members of BoS of other Institutions – 2
  • Faculty as Executive Member of IEEE MSS – 1
  • Research Publication – 140(2014-2017)
  • Chapter in Book – 1 (Springer Publications)
  • Faculty associated with Industrial Consultancy – 5
  • Member of VTU LIC Committee- 1
  • Resource Persons for Expert lecture delivered: 7
  • Dr.NageshPrabhu- Delivered VTU Edusat Lecture- 1
  • Faculty visited Ritsumeikan University (Research front ) : 1
  • Best M.Tech Project award by IEEE -1

Students Achievements

Technical Activities

  • KSCST Projects – 02
  • NAIN, Department of IT BT Projects-02
  • Received the “Project of the year” award in 2015 by KSCST for “Unipolar SPWM based Reactive Power Compensator”
  • Two students participated in the Technical Fest “Shristi 2017 and won III prize.
  • IEEE National Students Conference “Kagada” at UVCE Bangalore: 2 students won First Prize in 2017
  • Students Visited RitsumeikanUniversity Japan
  • Nikitha Nayak of VI semester has been selected for SAKURA Exchange Program in 2018 to visit Ritsumeikan University Japan during summer vacation
  • Natasha Jennifer Pais and Prajwal Puranikare were selected for 10 day scholarship Programme for under-graduate students at Ritsumeikan University Campus on ‘Experience on Artificial Intelligence’ in Japan during 18-24 December 2016.

Sports Activities

  • Represented VTU in National Level sports events : 02
  • University Level Players: 04 (08 events)
  • 34 prizes won during 2014-2017

Cultural Activities

  • 33 prizes won during 2013-2017

Clubs & Chapters

ELITES the student body of Electrical & Electronics Engineering Department provides opportunity for the students to build leadership qualities, team work, and personality development and exhibit professional and technical skills. It conducts invited talks, seminars, workshops and technical events which helps seeking suitable career. The Major events under ELITES are:

  • ELIXIR – A student project exhibition organized every year involving hobby projects and projects related to subjects build by the students of E&E. The expenditure for conducting ELXIR is sponsored by alumni of the Department and the event has become a major attraction in the college.
  • GEOMITRA - A competition to enhance the mathematical and logical problem-solving skills of the students is conducted every year.
  • Seminar Week and Invited Lectures are conducted from Faculty / Researchers from Reputed Institutions, Practicing Engineers from Industry and Alumni working in Industries are held every year to keep pace with the present technological changes
  • Skill development programs - Workshops conducted for students to train them in learning software tools
  • Technical/Sports Events –Inter/Intra department competitions
  • Our Alumni Our Pride - A series of technical talks by Alumni

  • TECHIE- Quiz competition
  • Paper presentation
  • Mini project competition

Guest lecture by adjunct Professor Dr. S. Narayan Iyer about “Design of digital filter” on 11 September 2017

Geomitra 5.0 on February 2, 2017

2 day value added course on“VLSI Circuits and Design” on 28-29 July 2017

Mr. Rajaram Shastri from PiTech Solutions delivering Invited Talk on “IoT Challenges and Opportunities” on 16 February 2017

Talk on “Career after Graduation” on 26 August 2017 by Mr. Anil Gundmi from TIMES, Mangalore Branch

SPARK- a school outreach program for the students of Dr. NSAM Higher Primary School, Nitte on 26 February 2017

A Three day skill development program on "Multitasking in FreeRTOS with ARM Cortex-M3" was conducted during 20-22 December 2017

A Three day skill development program on “INTRODUCTION TO MATLAB and SIMULINK, PSIM” was conducted during 26-28 December 2017

Lighting club is a technical club in the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, NMAM Institute of Technology started in the year 2018. The main objective of the club is to introduce and acquaint students in the field of Lighting Technology. The student members of the club associate with club and disseminate the knowledge within and outside the campus. Dr. Anitha Marina Colaco is the coordinator of the club

Major Activities

  • Outreach programme on introduction to renewable resource
  • Student development programme
  • Gender equity sensitization.

Students Solar Ambassador workshop 2019 at EEE, NMAM Institute of technology

Outreach programme by Lighting club members, EEE, NMAMIT at Kemmanu 27 February 2020

“Basics of Solid State Lamps” by Dr. Anitha Marina Colaco, Associate Professor, Department Of Electrical and Electronics Engg., on 15 April 2021

“Understanding Variance of Emotion Regulation in Genders” 30 May 2021, by Dr. M Manjula, Professor, Department of Clinical Psychology, National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore

‘A New light – Lighting Trends and Technologies’ on 08 July 2021, by Mr.PonKumaresh, Specifications Sales Lead, Southern Region, Signify Innovations India Limited, (Formerly Philips Lighting India Ltd), Bengaluru

‘Gender Integration for Social and Economic Development’ on 06 June 2021, by Dr.Jagriti Gangopadhyay, Assistant Professor and Coordinator of Center for Women's Studies, MCH, MAHE, MANIPAL.

‘Electric! The future of Aerospace’ on 07 July 2021 by Mr.Harsha R, Domain Expert, Aerospace, Bengaluru.

LED heatsink design by MrVigneshKini,VII semester ,Dept.of Mechanical engg., NMAMIT

Lighting Club Inauguration on 02 December 2021

Introductory Workshop on Lighting Design on 02 December 2021 by Mr. K Navaneeth, 7th Semester, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, NMAMIT

Wide spread application of LEDs in daily life 03 March 2022,Mr. Davin D’souza ,VIII Sem, Dept. of EEE, NMAMIT

Consultancy Capabilities

  • Power Electronics Applications to Power Systems
  • Power Electronics Application to industrial drives control
  • Renewable Power and its integration
  • Embedded System Applications to Power Electronic Control
Sl.No Indusry Area of Interaction Faculty
1 M/S CloudE, Mysore Training on Embedded System Dr. Nagesh Prabhu
Mr. Raghavendra Prabhu
2 M/S HEXMOTO Pvt. Ltd, Mysore R&D, Consultancy UG / PG Projects Placements Mr. Suryanarayana
3 PiiTech Solutions, Bengaluru Consultancy-ECG signal modelling and Generation Ms. Swathi Hatwar H
Mr. RavikiranRao M
Mr. Md Abdul Raheman
Mrs. Raksha Adappa
Mr. Suryanarayana K
4 PiOctave Solutions Pvt. Ltd. Bengaluru Consultancy- Design and Development of Sensor system with LoRA Ms. Swathi Hatwar H
Mr. RavikiranRao M
Mr. Md Abdul Raheman
Mrs. Raksha Adappa
Mr. Suryanarayana K
5 Karnataka State Govt. work Electrical Installation Inspection Dr. Nagesh Prabhu

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