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Overview

The restructuring and deregulation of electric utilities together with recent progress in Smart grid and Renewable Energy Technologies introduce unprecedented challenges and wide scope for power and energy systems research and open up new opportunities to young Power Engineers. The advancement in Power & Energy with the vision of redefining the Conventional Power System as an Intelligent Power Grid with a blend of the latest technologies like Smart Sensing, Cyber Physical System and ICT coupled with Renewable Energy Sources, Electric Vehicle, and Energy Storage etc. will be the key factors to a sustainable world for future generations.

M. Tech. program in Power and Energy is intended to explore the above mentioned challenges and also to initiate intense research activities. The structure of lab oriented courses will enable the students to have an insight into the real time scenarios and can build a thorough understanding of the systems as a whole. The Power and Energy courses emphasis on various streams like Smart grids, Electric Vehicles, Power System, Sustainable and Renewable Energy, Computational and Communication Technology Applications, Power Electronics and Control and Embedded Systems. This program aims to make students employable in various sectors of Power & Energy, Communication, Smart grid, Electric Transport, Petroleum Industry, Energy Management and Conservations etc. and to impart interest in carrying out high end research activities in these areas.

Curriculum

Semester I
Course Code Type Course Title L T P Cr.
21PR601 FC Software Based Numerical Computation Methods 2 0 2 3
21PR605 SC Smart Power Grids 3 0 2 4
21PR606 SC Sustainable and Renewable Energy Technology 3 0 2 4
21PR604 FC Power Electronic Converters for Smartgrids
and Electric Vehicles
2 0 2 3
21PR603 SC Electric Vehicle Technology 3 0 2 4
21PR602 FC Digital Signal Controllers 3 0 2 4
21HU601 Amrita Values Program* P/F
21HU602 Career Competency I* P/F
Credits 22
Semester ll
Course Code Type Course Title L T P Cr.
21PR612 FC Machine Learning, Deep Learning And Multi Agent Systems Applications In Smartgrid 3 0 2 4
21PR611 SC Intelligence & Communication in Smartgrid 3 0 2 4
21PR613 SC Vehicular Networks and communications 3 0 2 4
E Elective 1 3 0 0 3
E Elective 2 3 0 0 3
21PR681 P Application Development lab 0 0 2 1
21HU603 Career Competency II 0 0 2 1
21RM614 Research Methodology 2
Credits 22
Semester lll
Course Code Type Course Title L T P Cr.
21PR798 P Dissertation 1 10
Credits 10
Semester IV
Course Code Type Course Title L T P Cr.
21PR799 P Dissertation 2 10
Credits 10
Total Credits: 70
Foundation Core (FC)
Course Code Course Title L T P Cr.
21PR601 Software Based Numerical Computation Methods 2 0 2 3
21PR604 Power Electronic Converters for Smartgrids and Electric Vehicles 2 0 2 3
21PR602 Digital Signal Controllers 3 0 2 4
Subject Core
Course Code Course Title L T P Cr.
21PR605 Smart Power Grid 3 0 2 4
21PR603 Electric Vehicle Technology 2 0 2 4
21PR606 Sustainable and Renewable Energy Technology 3 0 2 4
21PR612 Machine Learning, Deep Learning And Multi Agent Systems Applications In Smartgrid 3 0 2 4
21PR611 Intelligence & Communication in Smartgrid 3 0 2 4
21PR613 Vehicular Networks and Communications 3 0 2 4
Elective I
Course Code Course L T P Cr
21PR631 Advanced         Digital  Signal Controllers and Applications 3 0 0 3
21PR632 Advanced Optimization Techniques for Power System Applications 3 0 0 3
21PR633 Bio- Energy Conversion 3 0 0 3
21PR634 Computational Intelligence for Power Applications 3 0 0 3
21PR635 Cyber Physical Systems 3 0 0 3
21PR636 Energy  Conservation    and Management 3 0 0 3
21PR637 Energy Storage Technology 3 0 0 3
21PR638 ICT       enabled            Power  System Protection 3 0 0 3
21PR639 Mathematical Modelling of Energy Systems 3 0 0 3
21PR640 Power Plant Instrumentation 3 0 0 3
21PR641 Power System Planning, Operation And Control 3 0 0 3
21PR642 Solar Energy Utilisation 3 0 0 3
21PR643 Wind Energy Conversion Systems 3 0 0 3

 

Elective II
Course Code Course L T P Cr
21PR651 Advanced Power Electronics for Automotive Applications 3 0 0 3
21PR652 Automotive Control System 3 0 0 3
21PR653 Automotive Electronics 3 0 0 3
21PR654 Control System Design 3 0 0 3
21PR655 Electric Drives And Control 3 0 0 3
21PR656 E-mobility Business and policies 3 0 0 3
21PR657 System Engineering and Integration 3 0 0 3
21PR658 Vehicle Dynamics and Control 3 0 0 3
Project Work
Course Code Course L T P Cr
21PR681 Application Development lab 0 0 2 1
21PR798 Dissertation 1 10
21PR799 Dissertation 2 10
Eligibility

Admission

Duration: Two years

Eligibility Criteria
  • B.Tech. or B.E.  (Applied Electronics and Instrumentation)
  • B.Tech.  or B.E. (Electrical and Electronics Engineering)
  • B.Tech.  or B.E. (Electrical Engineering)
  • B.Tech.  or B.E. (Electronics and Communication Engineering)
  • B.Tech.  or B.E. (Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering)
  • B.Tech. (Electronics and Telecom Engineering)
  • B.Tech. or B.E.  (Electronics Engineering)
  • B.Tech. (Energy Engineering)
  • B.Tech. (Energy Technology)
  • B.Tech.  or B.E. (Instrumentation and Control Engineering)
  • B.Tech.  or B.E. (Instrumentation Engineering)
  • B.Tech. (Power Engineering) , B.Tech. (Power System Engineering)
  • B.Tech.  or B.E. (Robotics Engineering) , B.E. (Power Electronics)

Program Overview

Programme Outcomes
  • PO1: An ability to independently carry out research /investigation and development work to solve practical problems
  • PO2: An ability to write and present a substantial technical report/document
  • PO3: Students should be able to demonstrate a degree of mastery over the area as per the specialization of the program. The mastery should be at a level higher than the requirements in the appropriate bachelor program
  • PO4: Ability to use advanced techniques, skills and modern scientific and engineering tools for professional practice
  • PO5: Developing professional competence and leadership qualities with a harmonious blend of moral and ethical values
Eligibility Criteria
  • B.Tech. or B.E.  (Applied Electronics and Instrumentation)
  • B.Tech.  or B.E. (Electrical and Electronics Engineering)
  • B.Tech.  or B.E. (Electrical Engineering)
  • B.Tech.  or B.E. (Electronics and Communication Engineering)
  • B.Tech.  or B.E. (Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering)
  • B.Tech. (Electronics and Telecom Engineering)
  • B.Tech. or B.E.  (Electronics Engineering)
  • B.Tech. (Energy Engineering)
  • B.Tech. (Energy Technology)
  • B.Tech.  or B.E. (Instrumentation and Control Engineering)
  • B.Tech.  or B.E. (Instrumentation Engineering)
  • B.Tech. (Power Engineering) , B.Tech. (Power System Engineering)
  • B.Tech.  or B.E. (Robotics Engineering) , B.E. (Power Electronics)
How to Pursue Research Path after Completing This Programme

Research areas related to this programme are

  • transmission corridors to support renewable energy resources, integration of storage devices with renewable, IoT, visualization using PMU data, synchrophasor application framework, on-line security assessment, and model and data interoperability in smart grid.
  • Designing, development and modelling of electric vehicles and hybrid vehicles, E-Mobility policies business and marketing in India and abroad
Advantages in Terms of Placements
  • As automobile industries shifts to hybrid and electric vehicle categories in upcoming years , due to changing policies and trends , a huge intake in these industries( TATA motors, Mahindra) are expected.
  • Candidates can also pursue careers in electrical vehicle engineering design and development, engineering research (PhD), engineering consultancy and engineering management.
  • Placement options – Smartgrid Industries, Renewable Energy based companies, Communication
Thrust Areas in Research
  • Automation of Large systems using Embedded Technologies
  • Specializations in Flight Dynamics, Intelligent Control Systems, ROBOTICS, DRONES and Biomedical Instrumentation
  • Smart sensing and Embedded systems for mobile applications and wearable devices.
Collaborations
  • Wayne State University –Master Of Science In Electric Vehicle Engineering
  • UNIVERSITY INSTITUTE FOR AUTOMOBILE RESEARCH (INSIA) – UNIVERSIDAD POLITÉCNICA DE MADRID- Master’s In Hybrid And Electric Vehicle Engineering
  • Michigan Technological University -Master Of Science In Electrical Engineering Degree With An Emphasis In Hybrid Electric Vehicle Engineering
  • Univesitat Politecnica de Valencia, Spain.
  • University of Birmingham.
  • Newcastle university,UK
  • Durham University.
Student Awards
  • Aneesh Surendran, Selected as a Mentor of Young Innovators Program 2018-21.
  • Visal Raveendran (Alumni), Visvesvaraya PhD Scholarship, Meity, Govt. of India.
  • Ms. Preethi V. (Alumni), IEEE Outstanding Women in Engineering Volunteer Award, IEEE, Kerala, Professional Category (2015), Student Category (2012).
MTech Program Fee 2022 (Per Semester)

Facilities & Infrastructure

  • NI DAC
  • HIL VF Drive
  • Xbee Radio Modules
  • SUMO

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Focus Areas

Automation of Large systems using Embedded Technologies , Specializations in Flight Dynamics, Intelligent Control Systems, ROBOTICS,

Focus Areas

DRONES and Biomedical Instrumentation , Smart sensing and Embedded systems for mobile applications and wearable devices.

Why Amrita

The top reasons to choose Amrita for your career

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BRICS Rankings 2020

801–1000th

World University Rankings 2019

168th

BRICS University Rankings 2020

5th

India University Rankings 2021

12th

Overall Rankings 2021
ranking
5th Best
University in India
ranking
Amrita Ranked No.1 in India Top 100 in The World
ranking
Topmost
‘A++’ Grade

Alumni

M. Tech. in Power & Energy Engineering(Smart Grids & Electric Vehicles)
Arjun Nambisan

Associate Software Engineer, Brigosha Technologies

2019-2021 batch

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Challa Sairam Reddy

IoT Developer Intern, Enzen Global Solutions

2019-2021 batch

M. Tech. in Power & Energy Engineering(Smart Grids & Electric Vehicles)
Pooja Unnikrishnan

Control Engineer, Alstom

2019-2021 batch

M. Tech. in Power & Energy Engineering(Smart Grids & Electric Vehicles)
Gopika Korambil Gopalan

Associate R&D Engineer, ABB

2019-2021 batch

M. Tech. in Power & Energy Engineering(Smart Grids & Electric Vehicles)
Sonu G Varghese

Hardware Electrical and Electronics Engineer, Volvo Group

2019-2021 batch

M. Tech. in Power & Energy Engineering(Smart Grids & Electric Vehicles)
Mayank Tiwari

System Design Engineer, Mysun the Solar Company, Noida

2018-2020 batch

M. Tech. in Power & Energy Engineering(Smart Grids & Electric Vehicles)
Aishwarya Muraleedharan

Engineer, Vestas, Chennai

2018-2020 batch

M. Tech. in Power & Energy Engineering(Smart Grids & Electric Vehicles)
Anjali Vijayan

Senior Software Engineer, Bosch Global Software Technologies, Bangalore

2017-2019 batch

M. Tech. in Power & Energy Engineering(Smart Grids & Electric Vehicles)
Anirudh Vijay

System Engineer, Continental AG, Banglore

2017-2019 batch

M. Tech. in Power & Energy Engineering(Smart Grids & Electric Vehicles)
Digi K. Dileep

Senior Engineer, Tata Elxsi, Trivandrum

2016-2018 batch

M. Tech. in Power & Energy Engineering(Smart Grids & Electric Vehicles)
Sivakumar Pothan

Software Developer, Mercedes-Benz Research & Development India (MBRDI), Bangalore

2015-2017 batch

M. Tech. in Power & Energy Engineering(Smart Grids & Electric Vehicles)
Anusha Alexander

Project Control Engineer, OrionTEK Innovations , Dubai, UAE

2015-2017 batch

M. Tech. in Power & Energy Engineering(Smart Grids & Electric Vehicles)
Vishnu Vidya

System Validation Engineer, Jaguar Land Rover, Gaydon, UK

2015-2017 batch

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