With its first batch graduating in 1965, Department of Electrical Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur has evolved with time and offers B.Tech, M.Tech, Ph.D. and MS by research. The UG curriculum provides strong base to the students in Electrical Engineering and provides exposure to the latest technologies. PG programme leads the students to work on interesting research problems in the following areas of specialization: Microelectronics & VLSI, Control & Automation, Power Engineering, Signal Processing, Communication & Networks, RF & Microwaves and Photonics.
The research interests of the faculty members encompass a wide gamut of sub-disciplines of Electrical Engineering. Collaboration with faculty members from other disciplines, both within and outside the institute, is encouraged. The research activity of the department includes fundamental research, sponsored and consultancy projects, and is carried out with active participation of the students, faculty, staff and research engineers.
Mid-Semester Examination: Sep 13th – 18th, 2016
Mid-Semester Recess: Oct 08th – Oct 16th, 2016
Last day of classes: Nov 11th, 2016 (Friday)
End-Semester Examination: Nov 15th – Nov 25th, 2016
Upcoming Workshops / Courses / Seminars
Department ranks 57 in QS World University Rankings-2016 by Subject. The rank was 105 in 2015.
Paper titled "Analytical Drain Current Modeling of Double-Gate Tunnel Field-Effect Transistors" by Arnab Pal (completed MTech. in 2015) and Prof. Aloke K. Dutta published in IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices VOL. 63, NO. 8, AUGUST 2016, and appeared in IEEE Explore in July'16, is the 9th most downloaded paper in July'16
Prof. S.N. Singh has been selected for the IEEE R10 (Asia-Pacific) Outstanding Volunteer Award – 2016 in recognition of his professional leadership and contributions to IEEE UP Section and IEEE Region 10.
IITK-TCS team under guidance of Prof. L. Behera secured fifth position in Amazon Picking Challenge held in Leipzig, Germany.