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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  • The team comprising of Parvraj Pachore, Yugal Gupta and Nachiketa Deshmukh under the guidance of Dr. Sandeep Anand has won the DST-Lockheed Martin-Tata Trusts IIGP 2.0 - University Challenge 2019.

  • Prof. Saikat Chakrabarti has been selected as Sajani Kumar Ray Memorial Chair Professor.

  • Prof. Adrish Banerjee has been selected as Sinclair Broadcasting Chair Professor.

  • Prof. Aditya Jagannathan has been selected as Arun Kumar Chair Professor.

  • 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.

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