Ever since its inception in the year 2002, the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering of BNMIT has got a respectable name, both in the state and the region. The Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering offers an undergraduate program in Electrical and Electronics Engineering and M.Sc. (Engg.)/Ph.D.
The faculties of Electrical and Electronics Engineering are highly acclaimed individuals with the skill set, covering wide areas of industrial and applied research. They ensure that the courses foster deep learning and increased engagement amongst the students. Such commitment from our fraternity, not only gives our graduates an edge in deciding the right career path but also guarantees that by the time they graduate with a degree, they will have vast hands-on, real-world experience in Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
The students are highly motivated by the project funding, provided by the New Gen IEDC from the Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India. Industrial Experts are frequently invited by the Department to train the students with the latest skillset.
The Department of EEE has been accredited by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA) which is an additional feather on its crown. It’s also credited with NAAC Accreditation with A grade, AIIRA ranking for Innovation and research by the Ministry of Education, New Delhi.
- B.E in Electrical and Electronics Engineering (60 Intake)
- Ph.D and M.Sc (Engg), broadly in the areas of Power Systems, Power Quality, Power Electronics, and High Voltage Engineering.
- Number of teaching staff: 16 (Prof: 04; Associate Prof: 06; Assistant Prof: 06)
- Number of staff with Ph.D. : 07
- Number of staff pursuing Ph.D.: 02
- Average experience of staff: 15
- Staff with industry experience: 03
- Technical and supporting staff: 14
Department Associations / Student Chapters
The Department of Electrical Electronics Engineering conducts various technical events and industrial visits for the students throughout the semester, under various Professional Bodies.
The department associations / student chapters are:-
|Sl. No.||Professional Societies/Chapters|
|1||Institution of Engineers (India) Students’ Chapter.|
|2||Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) – BNMIT Student Chapter|
|3||The Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE)|
|4||Association of BNMIT Electrical and Electronics Engineering (ABEEE)|
|5||Board for IT Education Standards (BITES)|
Details of Events organized in the Academic Year 2019 – 2020
|Sl. No.||Type of the event (workshop/ seminar/lecture etc.)||Date||Organized under professional societies/chapters||Resource person/s (with details)||Title of event / talk||No. of participants|
|1||Webinar||27/06/2020||Institution of Engineers India Students’ Chapter||Mr Shivanand D, Chief Executive Officer, Universal Power Controls, Tumkur.||Electrical Switchgear and its applications||44|
|2||Webinar||26/06/2020||Institution of Engineers India Students’ Chapter||Mr Manish Kumar Gupta Manager in Business Development, Low Voltage Switchgear, Siemens Ltd., Bengaluru||Intelligent Motor Control Center||56|
|3||Technical Talk||02/11/2019||ISTE Student Chapter – BNMIT||Mrs Manjula Y S, Senior Design Manager-Electrical, AIRTRON Consulting Engineers Pvt. Ltd||Basics of Electrical Engineering Design||95|
|4||Technical Talk (Alumni Series)||26/10/2019||BNMIT||Mr. Raghavendra G, Senior Technical Consultant, ABB India Ltd||Power Systems Harmonics||40|
|5||Workshop||11/10/2019 & 12/10/2019||Institution of Engineers India Students’ Chapter||Mr. Sagar H. B., Telos Technologies, Bengaluru. Mr. Mahesh B. S., RS Components, Bengaluru.||Internet of Things using Raspberry Pi||52|
|6||Technical Talk||15/10/2019||ISTE Student Chapter – BNMIT||Ms. AkshathaKulagod, Embedded Software Designer, Dubas Engineering Pvt Ltd.||DC-DC Converters||65|
|Ms. Niveditha Mani, Embedded Software Designer, Dubas Engineering Pvt Ltd.||Basic of UPS|
Students: Harshitha T A, Meghana A M, Faculty members: Mrs. Shubha Rao, Associate Professor, Dr. Venkatesha K, Professor & IE coordinator, Dr. R V Parimala, Professor & Head, Mr. Sagar H. B.,Telos Technologies, Bengaluru, Mr. Mahesh B. S., RS Components, Bengaluru, Mr. Sujith, Assistant Professor, BNMIT, Students: Shadabkhan Ark and Mohammed Moin
Mr. Sagar H. B., Telos Technologies, Bengaluru, Mr. Mahesh B. S., RS Components, Bengaluru, with R V Parimala, Professor & Head, Prof. C R Panduranga Gupta, Vice-Principal, BNMIT, Dr. Venkatesha K, Professor & IE coordinator, Mr. Sujith, Assistant Professor and Participants of 5th Sem EEE
The department has received a funding of Rs. 2.5 lakh by DST, Govt of India under NewGen IEDC for each of the six innovative projects carried out by the final year students. Various projects have been successfully completed and some of them are in process of building the model.
IEDC Project: Academic year: 2018-2019
|Sl.No.||Project Title||USN||Student Name||Mentors|
|1||Buoyant Airborne Turbine (BAT)||1BG15EE027||Monisha S||Smt. Champa P N & Ms. Kruthi Jayaram|
|1BG15EE059||Yashas G R|
|1BG16EE404||Ashwin Gowda C N|
|2||Electric Trike||1BG15EE008||Avadhanula Aslesh Kumar||Dr. R V Parimala & Dr. K Venkatesha|
|1BG15EE035||Raghuveer S Bhat|
|1BG16EE402||Alagar Krishna B|
|3||Trashboat||1BG15EE025||Mohamed Safeeulla||Smt. Madhu S & Smt.Savita Sangappanavar|
|4||PLECO||1BG16EE046||Swathi M||Dr. Priyashree S & Sri. Sujith T|
Personality development programs: T5, TW5 and WP5 Student support activities
T5 [Talk for 5 minutes], TW5 [Talk and Write], WP5 [Write and presentation] are the various personality development programs that are conducted by the department faculty members to benefit the students. The programs are part of the regular classes. The programs are activity based to give a lifelong learning experience to the students.
T5– This program is intended to boost the self-confidence of the student. It intends to imbibe in the students the sense of gratitude and transforming the student to a more confident student.
TW5– This program is extension of T5 program. The intention is to make the student to face Group discussion, social media etiquettes, participate in extempore and touch upon the writing skills.
WP5– This program is extension of TW5. The focus of this program is language refinement, better writing skills and presentation skills. Power point presentation skills are taught in this module.
Table shows the personality development activities conducted for various batches:
|Sl. No.||Batch||Semester||Program conducted||No. of students benefited||Mentors|
|1||2016-20||III||T5||68||Dr. KV, AK, KJ, PNC, ST|
|2||2017-21||IV||T5||67||Dr. KV, Dr. PS, KJ, PNC, ST|
|3||2018-22||III||TW5||65||Dr. SSS, SRK, MS, VK|
The Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering publishes a biannual newsletter “Minchu”. The newsletter provides a platform for the students to showcase their technical and communication skills. The newsletter is designed by students and includes articles written by them. It also publishes student and faculty achievements, sports events, cultural events, paper presentations, workshops, and conference details.
The Department Newsletter Issues for the 2019-20:-
Industrial Visits help students to understand practical aspects of the subject learnt and the department arranges Industrial visits regularly every semester for the students to improve their practical knowledge.
|Sl. No.||Academic Year||Place to Visit||Date of Visit||Batch||Semester||No. of students visited||Staff Accompained|
|1.||2017-2018 Even Sem||Udupi Power Corporation Ltd & Varahi Power Plant||4th to 8th March 2018||2014||VIII||59||Ms. Kruthi Jayaram, Sri. Sujith T|
|2.||2018-2019 Odd Sem||Varahi, Kadra and SUPA power plants||28th September to 1th October 2018||2016||V||55||Dr. S Sudalai Shunmugam, Smt. Madhus|
|Pavagada Solar Park||12th Dec 2018||2015||VIII||49||Ms. Kruthi Jayaram, Dr. PB Savitha|
|3.||2018-2019 Even Sem||Mangalore Refinery and Varahi power plant||17th to 20th Feb 2019||2017||IV||65||Ms. Kruthi Jayaram, Sri. Sujith T|
|4.||2019-2020 Odd Sem||Solar power plant, &|
Madhavamantri Hydel Power Plant
|19th September 2019||2018||III||47||Ms, Kruthi Jayaram, Dr. S Sudalai Shunmugam|
|TD Power Systems Pvt.|
|15th October 2019||2017||V||37||Smt. Madhu S, Sri. Sujith T|
An Industrial visit was organized on 24th September 2019 for the III semester EEE students to Shimsha Solar PV power plant and Madhavamantri Mini Hydel power plant. The Industry visited was helpful to the students in understanding the basic operation of solar and hydel power plant. They also got an opportunity to interact with the officials to know more about the future perspective.
The department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering had organised an Industrial visit to TD Power Systems, Dabbaspete on 15th October 2019. The visit gave insight into various process involved in the manufacturing of AC Machines.
An Industrial visit was organized from 17thFeb 2019 to 20thFeb 2019 for the IV semester EEE students to Mangalore refinery & petrochemicals limited and Varahi Underground powerhouse. The Visit was very successful as the students got an opportunity to learn the working of hydro power generation and the elements of the power plant like penstock, tailrace, and turbine, etc.
An Industrial visit to Solar Power Park at Pavagada was organised on 13th November 2018 for 7th SEM students. The capacity of solar power park is 20MW with an area encroaching to around 40acres. The visit helped the students to gain valuable insight on the working and operation of solar power plant.
An industrial visit to the students of 5thsem, EEE was organized to Varahi powerhouse, Kadra Dam, Supa power house from 28th September to 2nd October, 2018.
A file photo of 8sem students at Udupi Power Corporation Ltd
During their industrial visit.
Skill Development programs organized by Electrical & Electronics department
|Sl. No.||Semester session (odd/even)||Title of SDP||Company Name & Address||Resources Person|
|1||ODD semester 2020-21|
|Design & prototype of power electronic converters and controllers, using Multisim software||—-||Mrs. Shubha Rao K, Associate Professor, BNMIT.|
Mrs.Ashwini A and Mrs. Karanam Vasudha, Assistant Professors, BNMIT
Even Semester 03/02/2020 to 12/02/2020
|“Mathematical Modeling of Electrical Systems using MATLAB and SIMULINK”||AGIMUS Technologies Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore||Dr. Pramod Kumar Naik|
|3||Odd Semester 25/07/2019 to 30/07/2019 (Theory) 16/08/2019 to 19/08/2019 (Practical)||“Industrial and Process Automation in PLC, SCADA, HMI”||M/s. VENJAY INSTITUTE OF AUTOMATION, Bangalore||Mr. Venugopal|
|4||Even Semester 07/02/2019 to 02/05/2019||“Industrial Automation using PLC, SCADA, HMI & VFD”||M/s Axis Global Institute of Industrial Training [AGIIT]|
|“Design of Power Frequency & High Frequency Transformers and Rotating Machines for Industrial Applications”||M/s Sara Consultants, Bangalore||Mr. Ramaswamy T V|