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The Department of Electrical Engineering at National Institute of Technology (NIT), Andhra Pradesh offers B. Tech, M. Tech and Ph. D programs which keenly emphasize global learning. The main theme of the department is to create a platform for knowledge assimilation, dissemination and generation. It is committed to work in emerging areas and develop sustainable technologies & innovations in the electrical engineering field. The students and faculty are encouraged to work in interdisciplinary projects with a stimulating and wonderful learning experience.

Current Research Project Areas:

  • Power Electronics
  • Electric Drives
  • Design of Electric Machines
  • Renewable Energy and Microgrids
  • Hybrid and Electric Vehicles
  • Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure
  • Smart Grid Technologies and Integration
  • AI & ML Applications in Power and Energy Systems
  • DSP / FPGA based Real –Time Embedded Systems
  • Assistive Technologies
  • Deep learning and image processing

Programs offering:

UG Program: From 2015:

  • B. Tech – Electrical and Electronics Engineering: 4 Years
  • UG Students Strength - 417

PG Program: From 2020:

  • M.Tech – Power Electronics and Drives: 2 Years
  • PG Students Strength - 19

Doctoral Program: From 2019:

  • Ph.D – Electrical Engineering
  • Research Scholars Strength
  • Full – Time: 22
  • Part – Time: 22
  • No. of FDP / STC/Workshop Conducted: 09 (National)
  • No. of R & D projects funded: 04 (SERB DST & DSIR), 8.15 Crore
S.No Name of the PI Title of the R&D project Funding Agency Year in which started Project Cost Status
1 Dr. Tejavathu Ramesh Development of Five-Level Inverter Fed Direct Torque and Flux Controlled Sensor Less Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor Drive for Torque Ripple Minimization in Hybrid Electric Vehicle Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), New Delhi, India June 2019 Rs. 40 lakhs Ongoing
2 Dr. Jayaram Nakka Hybrid Cascaded diode Clamped Multilevel converter for efficient on/off grid connected renewable energy system addressing the problem of power mismatch conditions Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), New Delhi, India Jan 2020 Rs.30 Lakhs Ongoing
3 Dr. V. Sandeep & Dr. P. Sankar (Project Managers) Common Research and Technology Development Hub (CRTDH) in the Renewable Energy Sector Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR), Ministry of Science & Technology, GoI Sep 2021 Rs. 7.15 Crores Ongoing
4 Dr. Sri Phani Krishna Karri Edge Device deployable Deep Learning Model for screening of Diabetic Retinopathy and Glaucoma in Rural India H-F Score. Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), New Delhi, India Jan 2022 Rs. 30 Lakhs Ongoing
  • No. of Patents published (Total): 02 (Indian)
  • No. of Publications (with NIT Affiliation): 47 (Journals) + 34 (Conferences)
  • No. of IEEE Senior Members : 03
  • No. of MoUs: 08
    • Regional Academic Centre for Space, NIT Surathkal
    • DRDO* (Collaboration between Higher Educational Institutions and DRDO)
    • National Highways Authority of India (NHAI)
    • IIT Bombay
    • SCARLET Industries, Hyderabad
    • BITSILICA, Hyderabad
    • InstaSine Power Technologies Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai
    • BOLT IoT (Inventrom Private Limited)

Other Activities:

  • Establishing “Common Research and Technology Development Hub (CRTDH) in the Renewable Energy sector" by DSIR
  • Online Summer Research Internship Program
  • Coursera for Campus program
  • THE ECLECTIC – Official Newsletter of EE Department
  • Student – Teacher Interactive Council (STIC)
  • EEE Association
  • IEEE Student Branch, PES, IAS, PELS SB Chapters
  • Linkage with PES / PELS / IAS Chapter, IEEE Vizag Bay Section
  • Eminent Lectures through Webinars
  • Industry Interaction Sessions

Technical Chapters Established:

  • IEEE Power Electronics Society (PELS) Student Branch Chapter
  • IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) Student Branch Chapter
  • IEEE Industry Applications (IAS) Student Branch Chapter
Aiming to nurture globally competent electrical engineers in research and innovation through quality education and develop cutting edge technologies for the betterment of society
a. Effective Technology adoption into teaching and learning Strategies by faculty that result in observable students achievement
b. Create an open platform for innovative research work in sustainable electrical power systems
c. Nurture creative thinking with understanding engineering principles and develop real-time solutions for global problems with industry collaboration
d. Deploy energy efficient and green energy technologies to address social, environmental, and economical effects


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