Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering

The Electrical and Electronics Engineering (EEE) department at this campus was established in 2002. The first batch of EEE students under Amrita College of Engineering and Technology was admitted in AY 2018–2019. The department provides a value-based quality learning experience, inculcated through quality instruction, academic exchange and training that prepares students for professional challenges ahead. The department boasts of highly qualified faculty members with rich and varied experience both in industry and the academia. The department is deeply committed to achieving goals based on the vision and mission of Mata Amritanandmayi Math. Towards this end, the following measures are adopted to improve quality and impart a humane touch to the learning process:

  • Best-in-class laboratory facilities
  • Periodic industrial visits
  • Vibrant technical associations for students
  • Student clubs such as Renewable Energy Club and E-Learning  Group
  • Facility for entrepreneurship development and incubation through the Amrita Technology Business Incubator and the Innovation Council of India
  • Coaching for GATE and other competitive examinations
  • Learning management tools such as Moodle
  • Placement training from the 3rd semester

      Electrical and Electronics Engineering is a trans-disciplinary area and one of the broadest engineering disciplines. EEE students at ACET get abundantly familiarized with the generation, transmission, protection and use of electrical energy. Among aspects that the students learn and practice are design, analysis, prototyping, manufacturing, and maintenance of electrical generators, electric motors, transformers, transmission and distribution equipment, wiring and lighting, and electrical appliances. EEE courses focus heavily on analogue and digital electronics, power electronics, microelectronics, computer networking, consumer electronics and embedded systems. Special emphasis is laid on renewable energy sources such as photovoltaic and wind, in tune with emerging technological needs and challenges.

     The curriculum for the four-year full-time (regular) B.E. (EEE) course has been developed by the Electrical and Electronics Engineering Board of Studies, Anna University, Chennai. Currently, Anna University Regulation 2017 (Choice Based Credit System) is followed. Regulation 2017 syllabus has been followed since 2017–2018.

Academics - Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE) is one of the broadest engineering disciplines. EEE students study and practice about the generation, transmission, distribution, protection and use of electrical energy. During studies, EEE students learn and practice about design, analysis, prototyping, manufacturing and maintenance of electrical generators, electric motors, transformers, transmission and distribution equipment, wiring and lighting and electrical appliances. In addition, EEE course focus more on Analog Electronics, Digital Electronics, Power Electronics, Microelectronics, Computer Networking, Consumer Electronics and Embedded Systems. Also, the curriculum focus on renewable energy sources such as solar photovoltaic, wind and other non-renewable energy sources for power generation. The field is of great importance and has resulted in rapid industrial growth.

     Amrita College of Engineering and Technology offers a four-year full time (regular) B. E. (Electrical and Electronics Engineering) programme.  The B. E., in Electrical and Electronics Engineering curriculum developed by the Electrical & Electronics Engineering Board of Studies, Anna University, Chennai.  Currently Anna University Regulation 2017 (CHOICE BASED CREDIT SYSTEM) is followed and Regulation 2017 syllabus is taught to the students admitted to BE (Electrical and Electronics Engineering) programme from the academic year 2017-2018 onwards.

VISION

To achieve the highest standard of quality education by keeping pace with modern trends and create technical manpower with competencies of accepting challenges.

MISSION

The mission of the electrical and electronics engineering department is

M1

 Quality education and academic excellent environment for students.

M2

To learn and practise latest technologies in Electrical and Electronics Engineering    platforms.

M3

 To provide quality teaching blended with practical Engineering Skills to face all round competitiveness in industries and other fields.

M4

Integrated with opportunities for teamwork, leadership, values, ethics and social activities.

M5

To motivate faculty and students to do impactful research on social needs.

 

BE (Electrical and Electronics Engineering) graduates of Amrita College of Engineering and Technology should be able to achieve the following career and professional accomplishments in the first few years after graduation.

PROGRAMME EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES (PEOs)

PEO1

Have successful technical and professional careers in their chosen fields such as circuit theory, field theory, control theory and computational platforms.

PEO2

Engross in life long process of learning to keep themselves abreast of new developments in the field of Electronics and their applications in power engineering.

 

BE (Electrical and Electronics Engineering) students graduating from Amrita College of Engineering and Technology should be able to know and would be able to do the following upon their graduation:

PROGRAMME OUTCOMES (POs)

PO1

Apply the Mathematical knowledge and the basics of Science and Engineering to solve the problems pertaining to Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering.

PO2

Identify and formulate Electrical and Electronics Engineering problems from research literature and be ability to analyze the problem using first principles of Mathematics and Engineering Sciences.

PO3

Come out with solutions for the complex problems and to design system components or process that fulfil the particular needs taking into account public health and safety and the social, cultural and environmental issues.

PO4

Draw well-founded conclusions applying the knowledge acquired from research and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data and synthesis of information and to arrive at significant conclusion.

PO5

Form, select and apply relevant techniques, resources and Engineering and IT tools for Engineering activities like electronic prototyping, modelling and control of systems and also being conscious of the limitations.

PO6

Understand the role and responsibility of the Professional Electrical and Electronics Engineer and to assess societal, health, safety issues based on the reasoning received from the contextual knowledge.

PO7

Be aware of the impact of professional Engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts and exhibit the knowledge and the need for Sustainable Development.

PO8

Apply the principles of Professional Ethics to adhere to the norms of the engineering practice and to discharge ethical responsibilities.

PO9

Function actively and efficiently as an individual or a member/leader of different teams and multidisciplinary projects.

PO10

Communicate efficiently the engineering facts with a wide range of engineering community and others, to understand and prepare reports and design documents; to make effective presentations and to frame and follow instructions.

PO11

Demonstrate the acquisition of the body of engineering knowledge and insight and Management Principles and to apply them as member / leader in teams and multidisciplinary environments.

PO12

Recognize the need for self and life-long learning, keeping pace with technological challenges in the broadest sense.

BE (Electrical and Electronics Engineering) students of Amrita College of Engineering and Technology should be able to do the following at the time of graduation.

PROGRAM  SPECIFIC OUTCOMES (PSOs)

PSO1

Design, develop and implement electrical and electronics and allied interdisciplinary projects to meet the demands of industry and to provide solutions to the current real time problems

PSO2

Ability to apply technological developments in field of Electrical & Electronics Engineering in Societal and environmental Context and communicate effectively both individually and in multidisciplinary teams.

PSO3

Design, develop, analyze and test electrical and electronics systems; deploy control strategies for power electronics related and other applications.

 

TRAINING

Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering provides additional value-added training services to the students in the following areas to make them vitally industry ready:

Semester

Description

III

30 hours of hands-on training on Application of MATLAB for EEE students

IV

30 hours of hands-on training on Electrical CAD

V

30 hours of hands-on training on PLC,SCADA and Industrial Automation

VI

30 hours of hands-on training on Design and Installation of Solar PV Panel

30 hours of hands-on training on LABVIEW programming

VII

30 hours of hands-on training on Energy Auditing Techniques

 
DR.M.S.SIVAGAMASUNDARI  Photo

DR.M.S.SIVAGAMASUNDARI B.E.( ELECTRICAL ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING) , M.E. ( POWER ELECTRONICS AND INDUSTRIAL DRIVES), M.B.A. (FINANCE)

Assistant Professor and Head of the Department

9 Years' Experience in Teaching

Research Area/ Subject Expertise:

  • Power Electronics Renewable Energy

DR.K.R.SUJA  Photo

DR.K.R.SUJA B.E. (ELECTRICAL ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING), M.E. (POWER SYSTEM), PH.D. (POWER SYSTEM)

Assistant Professor

18 Years' Experience in Teaching

Research Area/ Subject Expertise:

  • Power Electronics Renewable Energy

MR. BINOD CHANDRAN KAIMAL  Photo

MR. BINOD CHANDRAN KAIMAL B.TECH (ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING), M.TECH (POWER SYSTEMS), NIT CALICUT

Assistant Professor

1 Years' Experience in Teaching

Research Area/ Subject Expertise:

  • Power Systems

DR. S ANITHA KUMARI  Photo

DR. S ANITHA KUMARI B.E (Electronics and Instrumentation), M.E (Control and Instrumentation), Ph.D (Faculty of Electrical Engineering)

Assistant Professor

9 Years' Experience in Teaching

Research Area/ Subject Expertise:

  • Control Systems
  • System Identification
  • Fault Diagnosis

MR. SREE KUMAR A V  Photo

MR. SREE KUMAR A V B.Tech. (Electrical & Electronics Engineering), M.Tech.(Power and Energy Engineering)

Assistant Professor

5 Years' Experience in Teaching

Research Area/ Subject Expertise:

  • Power Electronics
  • Renewable Energy

Activities - Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering

I. STAFF ACTIVITIES

1. Faculty development programmes and short-term courses attended by the faculty

Dr.M.S.Sivagama Sundari

  • Attended Creativity and Innovation day celebration at ISRO Propulsion Complex (IPRC), Mahendragiri, on 17.05.2019.

Dr.K.R.Suja

  • Attended One day Workshop on “Incorporating the concept of  sustainable development in the day to day functioning of the Institution for NBA and NAAC” conducted by Amrita College of Engineering and Technology, Nagercoil on  16.03.2019.

Mr. A.V.Sreekumar

  •  Attended Two Day Faculty Development Program on Teaching Techniques conducted by ICT Academy, Chennai at Amrita College of Engineering and Technology, Nagercoil, from 02.05.2019 to 03.05.2019.

Ms. R.B. Devi

  •  Attended Two Day Faculty Development Program on Teaching Techniques conducted by ICT Academy, Chennai at Amrita College of Engineering and Technology, Nagercoil, from 02.05.2019to03.05.2019.

2.    National &International conferences attended by the faculty

Dr.M.S.SivagamaSundari

  • Presented a paper titled,” Cascaded H-Bridge Five level inverter based SHE PWM for harmonic elimination” in International Conference on Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Economy for sustainable development from 10.10.2018 to 11.10.2018 at Sri Sai Ram Engineering College, Chennai.
  • Presented a paper titled,” Cascaded H-Bridge Multilevel  inverter  for grid connected PV system using PSO algorithm” in International Conference on Recent trends in Science and Management from 23.11.18  to 24.11.18 at Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Research and TECHOWN, Chennai.
  • Presented a paper titled,” Asymmetrical Cascaded H-Bridge 41 level inverter with single PV system” in IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Computing Research from 13.12.2018 to 15.12.2018 at Thyagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai.
  • Presented a paper titled,” Hardware Implementation of Asymmetrical Cascaded H-Bridge 41 level inverter using PIC Microcontroller” in IEEE International Conference on Smart systems and Inventive technology from 13.12.2018  to 14.12.2018 at  Francis Xavier Engineering College, Tirunelveli.
  • Presented a paper titled,” Automatic Monitoring and Cleaning system for solar cells” in International Conference on Recent trends in Mechanical and Civil Engineering on 16.02.19 at PET Engineering College,Vallioor.
  • Presented a paper titled, “Enhancing the efficiency of solar cells using a nano sized semiconductor strategy” in International Conference on Recent trends in Mechanical and Civil Engineering on 16.02.19 at PET Engineering College, Vallioor.
  • Presented a paper titled,” Implementation of RLGXP Descriptor and Eigen Vector based Face Recognition System using FPGA.” in IEEE International conference on recent Advance in Energy-Efficient Computing and Communication from 07.03.2019 & 8.03.2019 at St. Xaviers College of Engineering, Chunkankadai.

Dr.K.R.Suja

  • Presented a paper titled,” Implementation of RLGXP Descriptor and Eigen Vector based Face Recognition System using FPGA.” in IEEE International conference on recent Advance in Energy-Efficient Computing and Communication from 07.03.2019 & 8.03.2019 at St. Xaviers College of Engineering, Chunkankadai.

3.  List of research publication in National/ International Journals

Dr.M.S.SivagamaSundari

  • Dr.M.S.SivagamaSundari et al (2019) published a paper titled,” A grid connected Asymmetrical Cascaded H-Bridge 81 Level Inverter with Single PV unit and Voltage Splitting Multi Winding Isolation Transformer in marine applications in Indian Journal of Geo marine Sciences, Vol.48(05),,pp 716-723.
  • Dr.M.S.SivagamaSundari et al (2019) published a paper titled, “Cascaded H-Bridge Five level inverter based selective harmonic eliminated pulse width modulation for harmonic elimination in World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology (WASET), Vol.13, No.2, Page No. 110-114.
  • Dr.M.S.SivagamaSundari et al (2019) published a paper titled, “A survey on Face Recognition Methods “in International Journal of Innovative Research in Science, Engineering and Technology Vol. 8, Issue 3, ISSN (online):2319-8753,ISSN(Print):2347-6710,Page No. 3009-3023.

Dr.K.R.Suja

Dr.K.R.Suja et al (2019) published a paper titled, A survey on Face Recognition Methods “in International Journal of Innovative Research in Science, Engineering and Technology Vol. 8, Issue 3, ISSN (online):2319-8753,ISSN(Print):2347-6710,Page No. 3009-3023.

Ms.R.B.Devi

  • R.B.Devi et al (2019) published a paper titled,” A Comparative study of Torque ripple reduction in BLDC motor using various converters” in International Journal of Engineering Science Invention, Vol. 8, Issue 4, ISSN (online):2319-6734, ISSN(Print):2319- 6726, Page No. 64-72.

4. Books Published

Dr.M.S.SivagamaSundari

  • Dr.M.S.SivagamaSundari published a book titled, “Principles of Management” in LAMBERT Academic Publishing (ISBN: 978-613-9-45860-8), 2019
  • Dr.M.S.SivagamaSundari published a book titled, “Analysis of Inverters” in LAMBERT Academic Publishing (ISBN: 978-620-0-09471-1), 2019.

5.  Book Chapters Published

Dr.M.S.SivagamaSundari

  • Dr.M.S.SivagamaSundari published a book chapter titled, “Elimination of lower order harmonics using SHEPWM in Cascaded H-Bridge five level inverter” in LAMBERT Academic Publishing (ISBN: 978-620-0-09471-1), December 2018.
  • Dr.M.S.SivagamaSundari published a book chapter titled, “Fuzzy Control for Heat Exchanger process” in LAMBERT Academic Publishing (ISBN: 978-620-0-09471-1), December 2018.

6. Funded Project

Dr. K.R. Suja

  • Received a funded project for conducting “State Level Science Exhibition” from Tamil Nadu State Council for Science and Technology under the scheme of Popularization of Science Activities in the month of August 2018

7. Guest Lecture Delievered

Dr.M.S.SivagamaSundari

  • Delivered guest lecture for 3rd year Polytechnic EEE students on “Solar Power Generation” on 5th January 2019.
  • Delivered guest lecture for 3rd year Polytechnic EEE students on “Protection relays and circuit breakers” on 1st August 2019.
  • Delivered guest lecture for 2nd year Polytechnic EEE students on “Transformers: Construction, Testing and Failures” on 2nd August 2019​

 

II. STUDENT ACTIVITIES

1. Funded Projects

  • Sudalai (IV EEE) received a student funded project titled “Combined static and dynamic economic load dispatch by metaheuristic algorithm” from Tamil Nadu State Council for Science and Technology under Student Project Scheme.

 

2. Participation in International Conferences and Workshop

  • J. M. Keerthana and Suman (III EEE) had participated in the State Level Science Exhibition conducted by Tamil Nadu State Council for Science and Technology under the scheme of Popularization of Science Activities with topic named “Water Level Indicator” on 21st August 2018.
  • Shajin Babu (IV EEE) attended workshop on Self- Driving Car Robotics at Amrita School of Engineering , Coimbatore on 23rd February 2018
  • Shajin Babu (IV EEE) presented a paper on “Use of nano technology in solar PV Cell” at​ National level technical symposium at CAPE institute of technology on 28th September 2018.
  • Shajin Banbu and Sharon Thobias (IV EEE) presented a paper on “Enhancing the efficiency of Solar Cells using a Nano Sized Semiconductor Strategy” in International Conference organized by PET Engineering College on 16th February 2019.​
  • Archana and Meera (IV EEE) presented a paper on “Automatic Monitoring and Cleaning System for Solar PV Cells” in International Conference organized by PET Engineering College on 16th February 2019.​
  • Shajin Babu and Sharon Thobias (IV EEE)  presented a paper on “Eco-friendly Future Energy Source- Nano Leaves” at National Level Technical Symposium in Mar Ephraem College of Engineering on 6th March 2019​
  • Mr. Lal Krishna.P, Mr. Anish R.S. & Mr. Adarsh. G (IV EEE) of 2nd year EEE attended one day conference on “Regional Mentoring Session for Proof of Concepts and Product Innovation 101”, organised by Kumaraguru college of Engineering & Technology in association with FORGE Company on 29th July 2019.

3. Student Achievements

  • Archana and Meera (IV EEE) won first prize in paper presentation titled “Automatic Monitoring and Cleaning System for Solar PV Cells” in International Conference organized by PET Engineering College on 16th February 2019.
  • Archana and Meera (IV EEE) won first prize in paper presentation at National level technical symposium at CAPE institute of technology on 28th September 2018.

 

III. TRAINING

  • One day Hands on Training on MATLAB Simulink for Polytechnic Students of EEE Department organised by Dr. K.R. Suja, Associate Professor and Dr. Sivagama Sundari, Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Amrita College of Engineering and Technology, Nagercoil on March 8th 20​

 

  • The session on MATLAB/Simulink was conducted for the first year ECE and EEE students by Mr. Sreenivasan, Assistant Professor, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering and Mr. Binod Chandran Kaimal, Assistant Professor Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Amrita College of Engineering and Technology.
  • The hands on training on basics of PCB design and fabrication has been conducted for the first year ECE and EEE students as a part of bridge course by Mr.Rajendran Assistant Professor, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering and  Mr.Sreekumar A.V., Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Amrita College of Engineering and Technology
  • A Hands-on workshop on AUTOCAD Electrical was conducted from 24th July to 26th July 2019 at Amrita College of Engineering. 69 students from third-year polytechnic – Electrical and Electronics attended the workshop. The workshop was intended to teach the students on how to create electrical drawings in AUTOCAD Electrical and make them familiarized about various tools and functions that can be applied in Industries. The sessions were  handled by Sreekumar A. V. and Binod Chandran Kaimal (Assistant Professors – Dept of EEE) from Amrita College of Engineering and Technology
  • A batch of 24 students attended Internship programme at Terraform Global Pvt. Ltd, 7.72 MW Solar Power Plant, Munanjipatti, Tirunelveli District. The duration of the programme was 1 week from 11th June 2019 to 17th June 2019.The students experienced a detailed study working of solar power plant and they also had a practical training in understanding the functionalities during scheduled annual maintenance of power plant
  • A Hands-on workshop on Electrical wiring was organised by Dr. Sivagama Sundari, HOD, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, ACET on 3rd August 2019 at B.Ed College Auditorium.  30 students from second-year – Electrical and Electronics, Amrita College of Engineering and Technology attended the workshop.
  • One day workshop on solar photovoltaic design was organised by Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering  for 2nd year EEE students, Amrita Polytechnic on 17th August 2019

 

 

Designation

Name

E Mail

Mobile

Head of the Department

 Dr.M.S.SivagamaSundari

hodeee_acet@amrita.edu.in

8760595594

2nd Year  Class Advisor

Mr.A.V.Sreekumar

av_sreekumar@amrita.edu.in 

9496493627

4th Year Class Advisor

Dr. K.R.Suja

kr_suja@amrita.edu.in

9894465605

Placement Co-ordinator

Mr. A.V.Sreekumar

av_sreekumar@amrita.edu.in

9496493627

Industrial Visit Co-ordinator

Dr.K.R.Suja

kr_suja@amrita.edu.in

9894465605

Database Co-ordinator

Mr.Binod ChandranKaimal

k_binodchandran@amrita.edu.in

9497721131