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, MS by Research and Ph.D. 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.

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  • Chirag Kumar (Supervisor: Prof. K. Rajawat) received the best oral presentation award at Research Conclave'19 at IIT Guwahati.

  • Ruchi Tripathi (Supervisor: Prof. K. Rajawat) received the best poster presentation award at Research Conclave'19 at IIT Guwahati.

  • Team NIRATYAYA comprising Shreyasi Som, Sai Sowmya Nagam, Atul Kumar Soni, Avinash Kumar, Rakesh Kumar Panda and Shivam Kumar Srivastva (Mentors: Prof. Saikat Chakrabarti and Prof. Abheejeet Mohapatra ) won the software edition Smart India Hackathon (SIH) 2019 for their solution to the problem statement "To locate the fault in distribution network for ad-hoc maintenance " given by ABB GIS Pvt. Ltd. which was held at Kochi nodal center.

  • UG students Akash Bharadwaj and Shivangi Ranjan are featured among the Honda Young Engineer and Scientist’s (Y-E-S) Award winners for 2018-19.

  • Anubrata Das (Supervisor: Prof. Sandeep Anand) won 'IEEE IES Student and Young professionals Paper Assistance' for attending IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology held in Melbourne from 13-15 Feb 2019.

  • Soumya Sahoo (Supervisor: Prof. S. Chakrabarti and Prof. A. Sharma) won POSOCO Power Systems Award (PPSA) 2019 under Masters Thesis category.

  • J.G.Sreenath (Supervisor: Prof. Saikat Chakrabarti and Prof. Ketan Rajawat) won POSOCO Power Systems Award (PPSA) 2019 under Ph.D. Thesis category.

  • Prof. Sandeep Anand is selected for the Young Faculty Research Fellowship positions of the institute.

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