ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT
The department is accredited by NBA for Three years.The department has an intake of 60 students and offers subjects relevant to current industrial needs like Industrial Instrumentation, Process Control, Logic and Distributed Control System, Power Plant Instrumentation, Computer Control of process, Robotics & Automation, MEMS and Embedded System. The department has engineering design and analytical tools such as MATLAB / SIMULINK, LabVIEW, WONDERWARE INTOUCH, KEYENCE, GEFANUC and PSPICE.
The Department has well equipped Laboratories to cater to the needs of curriculum prescribed by Anna University with an investment of rupees 60 lakhs.
- Measurements and Transducer Laboratory
- Process Control Laboratory
- Thermodynamics Laboratory
- Industrial Instrumentation Laboratory
- Virtual Instrumentation Laboratory
- Instrumentation System Design Laboratory
- Linear and Digital Integrated Circuits Laboratory
- Electronics Devices and Circuits Laboratory
- Industrial Automation Laboratory
- Project Laboratory
The department has four Centers of Excellence (COE) that focuses on giving hands-on industrial experience to the students. The COE labs are established in collaboration with reputed industries, where the students get trained by the industry professionals right from third semester until they get recruited by those firms.
1. Building Management Systems - Johnson Control India Pvt. Ltd
2. Factory Automation - Mitsubishi Electric India Pvt. Ltd
3. Automotive Electronics - KPIT Technologies
4. Embedded Systems - Wipro Embedded Systems
The department has signed MOU with leading companies like Mitsubishi Electric India Pvt. Ltd, Johnson Controls India Pvt. Ltd, KPIT Technologies Ltd., VI Microsystems, Poseidon Solar services and has close interaction with industries.
The department has close networking relationship with professional bodies and experts from leading industries to impart their knowledge to students in the various emerging fields of Instrumentation Engineering. A well-equipped seminar hall with LCD projector is available for conducting co – curricular and placement activities. Apart from the Central Library, the department is provided with a separate library comprising of 254 volumes of books, journals and computer based tutorials.
The department is headed by a Professor with Doctorate Degree in Embedded system. He is supported by an able team of faculty consisting of one Professor, three Associate Professors and five Assistant Professors to impart high quality education. Three faculty members are doctorates and four are pursuing Ph.D. Degree in Anna University, Chennai.
The department has consistent Pass percentage and Placement record from the inception. An excellent academic environment is available for creative and productive work for both faculty and students.