About the Course:
In modern society, scope of Electronics & Communication Engineering (ECE) is very vast that is applied in every field. The Electronics & Communication Engineering Program provides students with a solid scientific/technical background and research capabilities in the design, development and manufacture of electronic devices and systems used in a wide spectrum of applications. From household appliances to sophisticated satellite communication, from electronic ignition to neural networks and signal processing chips,the program integrates academic discipline with project-based engineering applications, classroom learning theory with real world experiences. The program is structured in a way to provide better opportunities in industry and increase confidence and opportunities of employment prospects. The core advantage of this field is to involve in designing and developing complex electronic devices and systems.
The Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, established in the year 2001, has a present intake of 120 students and staff student ratio of 1:16. It has well experienced and dedicated faculty with qualifications obtained from premier research institute like the Indian Institute of Science. The average experience of the faculty members is 15 years.Many of them possess a rich industrial experience from organizations like ITI, Mindtree, ISRO and Infosys. The faculty members execute integrated efforts to groom students in a good academic and research ambiance. Measures are also taken to develop students with abilities for life-long learning
The propitious environment of the Institution has enabled most of its students to pass with distinction and to maintain high pass percentage. The placements have been excellent with several reputed companies like National Instruments, Mentor Graphics, TCS, Accenture etc, visiting us for campus recruitments. The outstanding performances have enabled a large number of students to acquire admissions in M.S degree programs in reputed international universities as well.
Workshops, Seminars and Invited Talks for students and staff are regularly organized in the department for continuous learning and updation of knowledge. Skill development programmes and industrial visits are organized for students. To make the learning process interesting, innovative teaching methods have been adopted by the faculty. For overall development of the students, the department conducts soft skills and personality development classes. Academic performances of the students are excellent with thirteen university ranks since the inception. The students engage themselves in innovative projects in the lab, internship training in industries and academic projects in reputed organizations. The students regularly participate in Technical, Cultural and Sports events at intra-college and inter-college level and they have regularly bought laurels to the department.
Dr. P A Vijaya obtained BE degree from MCE Hassan, ME & Ph.D from IISc Bengaluru. She has 32 years of teaching experience with 112 publications in reputed International Journals & Conferences. Three research scholars have obtained Ph.D degree & one industry expert has obtained M.Sc Engg degree from VTU under her guidance. She is currently guiding 6 research scholars in the area of Pattern Recognition, Image Processing & Real Time Embedded Systems. She is a member of IEEE, ISTE & IACSIT. She has worked as BOE chairman, BOS & LIC member in VTU. She joined as Professor in the Department of ECE, BNMIT on 1.2.2013 and is heading the department since 23.1.2016. She has given more than 20 technical talks in conferences, workshops and FDPs and has chaired the technical sessions in more than 20 international conferences. She is a reviewer for reputed international journals
The department has an R & D center recognized by VTU. It is empowered by 4 research guides with rich industrial and academic experience.
The thrust areas majority include Conductive Polymers, MEMS, VLSI Optical Fiber Communication, Image processing, Pattern recognition, Real-Time applications, Wireless Sensor Networks & Advanced Instrumentation. Several years of research has resulted in a large number of publications in National & International Journals & Conferences.
Research publications [From 2016 till date]
Technical books authored: 11
|Sl.No.||Research Area||Research Topic||Funding Agencies||Amount & Year of Sanction|
|1||Low Power VLSI||Low Leaky Standard cell development||VTU||17.07 Lakh 2011-2014|
|2||Optical Fiber Communication||Dispersion measurement & Compensation||VGST||K-FIST 10 Lakh/Year for 2 years 2012-2014|
Ph.D Guides in Department:
|Sl.No.||Name of Faculty||Area of Research|
|1||Dr. P.A.Vijaya||Pattern Classification, Image Processing, Embedded & Real Time Systems, Cryptography &Computer Network Protocols|
|2||Dr. Veena S Chakravarthi||VLSI Design & Testing|
|3||Dr. Basavaraj.INeelgar||Antennas & VLSI|
|4||Dr.Yasha Jyothi Sirur||VLSI Design & Design for Testability|
Faculty who received Ph.D degree during 2018-19:
|Sl.No.||Name of Faculty||Guide Name||Research Topic|
|1||Yasha Jyothi. M Shirur||Dr. M. S. SureshDr. Veena.S Chakravarthi||DFT techniques for Asynchronous dominate SoC.|
|2||Bindu.S||Dr. M. S. Suresh||Characterization of PEDOT-PSS for its usability as flexible strain gauge material|
|3||Subodh Kumar Panda||Dr. M. S. Suresh||Evaluation of quality of peppers(chillies) using electronic sensors|
|4||Rekha.P||Dr. M. S. Suresh||Study of PEDOT:PSS sensors for evation of quality of Jasmine aroma.|
|5||Bhuvana Suganthi||Dr.Manjunath||High Reliable Mobile Computing in Distributed Systems|
BETA – The “BNMIT Electronics and Telecommunication Association” has been established with a mission to impart additional knowledge to the students of the Dept of ECE and TCE. It was formulated on the 10th October 2005, nominating all the students of ECE/TCE as members. Sri M.Chandrasekharan, Founder Chairman of impulse software Pvt. Ltd., was the chief guest for the launch program.
The association has been arranging guest lectures, workshops, quizzes, hobby project competitions etc, on a regular basis. And to be more effective, eminent academicians, researchers and industrialists are invited to address the budding engineers. Working in this direction, the main objectives of BETA have been to
Indian society for Technical Education (ISTE), New Delhi is a professional organization of engineering educators and educational administers. Being the only national organization of educators in the field of engineering and technology, ISTE effectively contributes in various missions of the union government. The Ministry of Human Resource Development, AICTE/DST/MIT/State governments are well associated with the ISTE for program related to technical education.
The major objective of the ISTE is to assist and contribute to the production and development of top quality professionals needed by the industries and other organizations. ISTE is involved in coordinating various quality improvement programs and organizing summer/winter school programs for engineering colleges and polytechnic teachers.
BNM Institute of Technology is an institutional member and has its ISTE students’ chapter since 2005. The ISTE student chapter was inaugurated by Prof. Raghuvir Singh, Program Director and Executive Secretary, ISTE on 30th November 2005.
Talk on “Waste to Wealth” by Sri. Rajeeva Deekshit, Chief Managing Director, M/s. Pyro Ecogreen Technologies Pvt. Ltd, Bangalore was organized under the ISTE Student Chapter, BNMIT on 27th Oct 2018.
“ISTE Quiz – 2018” was organized by ISTE Student Chapter, BNMIT in association with BNMIT Qth Quotient quiz club for all the first year students on 14 Nov 2018.
“Industrial Visit” to Viswas Textile Processor, Kumbalgodu, Bangalore was organized as a part of Induction Program for 1st Semester ECE students by Department of ECE in association with ISTE Student Chapter.
“Industrial Visit” to National Aerospace Laboratories, Bangalore was organized under ISTE Student Chapter and EAC for 5th semester students on 14th and 16th Nov 2018 respectively. ·
· “Industrial Visit” to Atria Power, Solar Power Plant, Pavagada, Tumkur was organized under ISTE Student Chapter for 7th semester students on 15th Nov 2018.
With the initiative taken by Dr.Veena S.Chakravarthy, Professor, ECE as the Branch Counselor, the IEEE-BNMIT student’s branch was formally inaugurated on 30th October 2013 by Dr.Anantharamaiah Prabhakar, Managing Director, Enterprise Flow Technosoft Services Pvt. Ltd, Bangalore. Workshops & Technical talks for students & staff of Dept of ECE is being organised from the IEEE BNMIT Students branch for which Dr. Bindu. S is present branch councellor.
Workshop on “Design Thinking” by Mrs. Veena R J, PRDC, Bangalore was organized by IEEE-BNMIT Student Branch on 15th Sept 2018.
Workshop on “Research Methodology” was organized by IEEE-BNMIT Student Branch on 3 and 4 Oct 2018.
“Inquizitive”, a quiz organized by IEEE-BNMIT Student Branch in association with IEEE Bangalore Section was held at BNMIT on 13 Oct 2018.
“Hackathon” was organized by IEEE-BNMIT Student Branch in association with IEEE Bangalore Section on 14th Oct 2018.
The department has obtained 13 VTU Ranks (12-UG Ranks, 01-PG Rank)
Vaishnavi. B.R – 3rd Rank
Prathima R- 6th Rank
Niharika R M – 9th Rank
Hari Priya E R- 8th Rank
Sarah Iram L Indikar- 3rd Rank
M.Tech ECE – 2015-16
Bindhya Shree V- 2nd Rank
Shwetha R – 7th Rank
Sharvari B R – 7th Rank
Lakshmi J- 7th Rank
Pavan Kumar M P – 4th Rank
M.Tech ECE – 2018-19
Bhagyalaxmi D S – 6th Rank
M HanumaTeja – 10th Rank
Sowmya R-5th Rank
Chandrakala C S – 5th Rank
IE Student chapter: A technical talk on “How Internet Works…” by Mr. Suhas Krishna, was organized on 26th October, 2019 (Click here for details)
ISTE Student Chapter : A two day workshop on Arduino based IoT using LoRa Technology was organized on 20th & 21st September, 2019 (Click here for details)
FCD Function-Even Semester 2018(Click here for details)
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Dept of ECE adopts several innovative teaching methods that attract the student’s attention in the classroom,makes them interested in the subject, creates an eagerness to learn more,stimulates their minds, makes them understand the subject rather than just memorizing it, promotes student interaction and improves student’s ability to apply what they learn. In addition to this, the novel assignments lead to increased student engagement in the class.
The Innovative teaching methods followed for various courses are:
Basic Electronics – II Sem
Management & Entrepreneurship – V ECE
Information Theory & Coding – V ECE
Digital Communication VI ECE
Computer Communication Networks-VI Sem ECE
Principles of Communication Systems – IV ECE
Electronic Instrumentation III ECE
Who am I ? (Quiz)
Nanoelectronics – V ECE
Verilog HDL V ECE
Network Security – VIII ECE
Image Processing -VII ECE
Satellite Communication – VI ECE
|No of students||131||133||126|
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