Welcome to the largest department of IIT Kanpur which offers B. Tech., M. Tech., dual-degree i.e. B. Tech. + M. Tech., and PhD programs in Electrical Engineering.
The department has a rich tradition of teaching and research and is widely recognized to be a pioneer in Electrical Engineering education in India. The department’s vision is to excel in various research areas of Electrical Engineering so that it can contribute to the progress of the nation.
In addition, the department aims to impart the most up to date training to its undergraduate and postgraduate students. Department plans to augment its teaching and research infrastructure, increase its industrial and research collaboration, and adopt modern methodologies for training to realize the above goal
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.
The lab facilities and the infrastructure are regularly upgraded and are well supported by the institute and the industry.
- New PG Program in Photonics
Classes commence July 27, 2015
Workshops / Courses / Seminars
Professor Y N Singh has received IEEE Region 10 EA Award on Major Educational Innovation (2014) for spearheading the opensource Brihaspati initiative
PhD student - Abhishek Kumar Jha (Thesis supervisor- Dr. Jaleel Akhtar) has received Graduate Fellowship Award of the IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society