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.
Upcoming Workshops / Courses / Seminars
Seminar on "An integrated design approach to power systems: from Kirchhoff’s laws to electricity markets" by Prof. Subhonmesh Bose (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign), July 6th, 5PM (Venue: DA229)
Prof. S. N. Singh has been selected for the Outstanding Teacher Award 2016 of Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE)
Olive Ray, (Supervisors: Dr Santanu Mishra and Dr A Joshi) has won the 2nd Prize (PhD Category) in the IAS CMD Student Thesis Contest 2016
Vignesh V (Supervisors: Dr. S.C.Srivastava and Dr. Saikat Chakrabarti), Vivek Nandan Lal (Supervisor: Dr. S.N. Singh) and Sanjeev Kumar Mallick (Supervisors: Dr. S.N .Singh and Dr. Saikat Chakrabarti) have been selected for PPSA 2016 for their Ph.D. thesis