Ph. D. in Engineering

Ph. D. in Engineering is offered at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham. 

M. Tech. in Structural & Construction Engineering

The growth in infrastructure requirements has posed a definite and critical need of qualified Structural as well as Construction Engineers. The aim of this program is to impart advanced fundamental concepts related to mechanics and dynamics of the structures. These coupled with courses related to recent developments in construction materials and technologies will impart cutting edge design methodologies and implementation strategies to students in both Sub and Superstructures of various infrastructure facilities. The course will also focus on laboratory work, industry oriented project exposure and dissertation based on research for all round development of Design & Construction Engineer. The program’s goal is to provide students with advanced technical knowledge of evolving structural systems integrated with a solid grounding of design approaches. This program is designed for students and industry professionals seeking to advance their careers, and for academics preparing for the challenges of research and teaching. The courses are designed to establish a fine balance between academic fundamentals and industry realities and requirements. This program will be able to find many employers from Government, private corporations, public sector undertakings, and teaching and/or research institutions in the country as well as abroad. The uniqueness of this course is the blend of exposure to strong theoretical foundation, practical design & construction approaches through adequate computational, analytical and execution skill development.

Integrated M. Sc. (Master of Science) Mathematics (Offered at Coimbatore Campus)

​Coimbatore campus of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham offers M. Sc. (Master of Science) Mathematics ( Offered at Coimbatore Campus).

The aim of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham is to strive to develop quality research programmes in many of the frontiers of Science and Technology and the programmes in Mathematics are in line with the vision.. The 5-year integrated M.Sc Mathematics offered by the Department of Mathematics will act as a catalyst for initiating many research programmes, theoretical and practical in nature. Employment opportunities for people qualified with M.Sc. in Mathematics are available in the form of teaching positions in various schools and colleges all over India and abroad. They can work as Scientists and Research Associates in highly reputed institutions, like, ISRO, DRDO, CSIR etc. In addition to the above, they also find lucrative jobs and careers in software industries.

Integrated M. Sc. (Master of Science) Chemistry (Offered at Coimbatore Campus)

Amrita offers five year integrated program M. Sc. Chemistry. The proposed course aims to provide students with a broad theoretical background in Inorganic, Organic & Physical Chemistry, with emphasis on Analytical Techniques. Particular attention is given to Industrial applications of chemistry so that students are completely equipped to move into careers in academic, industrial and commercial organizations. The course curriculum is interdisciplinary in nature involving applied chemistry, applied physics, mathematics and biological sciences. Our institute has a good number of experts in these areas along with basic instrumentation facilities. The content of the course provides an understanding of different aspect of chemistry. Laboratory courses have been designed to provide an exhaustive and hands on experience on working with various sophisticated instruments. Final semester is dedicated to thesis/dissertation work giving students experience in solving a real-life problem under the supervision of faculty members involved in pursuing research and development projects, usually related to industrial problems.

After successful completion of the academic requirements students are awarded a Master of Science degree. The curriculum is designed to ensure depth in the area of specialization together with breadth of exposure and intellectual enrichment and to prepare the students for high level professional research and development career in national laboratories, universities and industry.

Integrated M. Sc. (Master of Science) Physics (Offered at Coimbatore Campus)

The Integrated M. Sc. Physics Program at Amrita aims to train the students in high level theoretical knowledge enabling them to tackle practical complex problems in industrial fields as well as to pursue further academic achievements through research. Since Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Life Sciences are fundamental courses in sciences, students will be taught a mix of all these four subjects during the first two years. After successful completion of fundamental courses, a student will take up core courses in physics. In addition to the core physics subjects, the students can acquire additional expertise in special area of physics in the final year. During this period, all possible opportunities will be created for close interaction with research institutes and industries so as to provide high level training. After successful completion of the academic requirements students are awarded a Master of Science degree.

Thus the main objective of this program is to prepare the younger generation to cope with the emerging scenario in the top level industries, academic and research institutions.

M. Tech. in Renewable Energy Technologies

Renewable energy being the most important application area of engineering and technology in the twenty first century, this graduate programme is designed for quality learning in that sector. RE sector needs manpower with design and engineering skills in RE systems and components – this programme targets to impart these. The curriculum has an emphasis on solar and wind energy systems, in tune with the Indian national missions on these. Job avenues targeted are RE equipment manufacturers, farm developers and system operators; also, the qualified human resource requirement in RE teaching and research is potentially high.

M. Tech. in Materials Science & Engineering

The M.Tech in Materials Science and Engineering program is offered at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham by the Center of Excellence in Advanced Materials and Green Technologies established in May 2013, based on a grant awarded by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD). The center has numerous ongoing research projects covering materials for fuels/energy, electricity, construction, and water.

The program is designed to produce graduates that can apply fundamental knowledge of mathematics, physics & chemistry of materials, and statistics, to model and solve problems related to design, synthesis, performance enhancement, and optimization of materials. Recognizing the multidisciplinary nature of the field, the teaching and project guidance will be accordingly delivered by highly qualified, world-class faculty from various departments including, chemical engineering, chemistry, physics, & aerospace engineering.

M. Tech. in Communication Engineering & Signal Processing

Communication Engineering and Signal Processing applications have been rapidly growing and evolving over the past few years. Ubiquitous communication is becoming a necessity for the society. The proposed M.Tech. Program is designed to offer not only in-depth theoretical knowledge in the area of Communications, Signal Processing, and Wireless Networks, but also system modeling and integration aspects emphasizing overall system behavioral studies in a laboratory. Such courses are unique and fall in-line with the requirements from the industries. At the end of the programme the student achieves the ability to identify pressing research issues and research directions in Communications, Signal Processing, and Wireless Networks.

M. Tech. in VLSI Design (Offered at Bangalore & Coimbatore Campus)

Very Large Scale Integrated (VLSI) Circuit Design is the process of designing a large computer chip (more specifically, an integrated circuit, or IC), using computer-aided design (CAD) tools on a workstation or a personal computer (PC). The course demands learning the principles of VLSI design, designing and fabricating the state- of-the-art VLSI chips, understanding the complete design flow and expertise to design CMOS chips for industrial requirements. The curriculum focuses on employing hierarchical design methods and understanding the design issues at the various levels of hierarchy. Students are exposed to various design softwares in this programme. Also, they learn to design, simulate, implement and test complex digital systems using FPGAs (Field Programmable Gate Arrays). The main objectives of this course are to analyze the electrical and design characteristics of transistors, gates and to study the issues and methodologies involved in the integration of these devices into complex high-performance systems.

M. Tech. in Computer Science & Engineering (Offered at Bangalore & Coimbatore Campus)

This M. Tech. programme aims at preparing the students to take up application, research and development activities in core and some emerging areas in Computer Science, with focus on AI and AI related applications in a distributed computing environment. The programme includes advanced level courses in Computer Architecture, Networking, Algorithms, Data Bases, Distributed Computing and Computational Intelligence. This programme will provide a strong basis in Computer Science for those who opt for a serious career in industry.

The purpose of the programme is to generate human resources capable of supporting R & D activities in critical areas like automated, secured, monitoring and surveillance systems, medical diagnostics, intelligent monitoring systems etc. The diversity of platforms available for implementation and the huge volume of data available for analysis, knowledge mining activities associated with biological systems, medical field, data related to climate changes etc. attract employment opportunities.

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