The Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering offers the following programs:
February 28, 2009
Dr. C. P. Aravindakshan
Former Director, Sramik Vidyapeeth
Govt. of India
Topic: Marvelous Engineering Materials
January 16, 2009
Dr. R. Balasubramanian
Professor, Centre for Energy Studies
Topic: Recent Trends in Power Systems
Select students, upon graduation, pursue higher studies either in India or abroad. Some of our recent students who scored high percentiles in the GATE exam are listed below.
GATE Score (Percentile)
2006 - 2010 Batch
2007 - 2011 Batch
Aravind R. Chandran
Every year the department conducts Faculty Development Programs, Workshops, co-ordinates Seminars and Student Paper Presentations to present the students and faculties with opportunities to exhibit their talents and improve their skills by having a healthy competition among their peers. Amrita brings about the best in each student by providing them ample opportunities to organize and co-ordinate many regional, national and international workshops, seminars, technical fests, participate in a lot of international programming contests. Students and faculty from Amrita have consistently been taking part in many contests and achievements at the global level and this persistent participation in such large numbers have acquired the praise of the co-ordinators.
Resources Persons: Research engineers from PROLIFIC Systems & Technologies Pvt. Ltd and Ms. Preetha P. K., Asst. Professor, EEE department
Hands-On Training: Allen Bradley Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC), Ladder Logic Program and SCADA software
Resources Persons:Domain experts from KLG Systel Limited
Lectures and Training:Load Flow Studies, Transient Analysis, Short Circuit Analysis and Transient Stability Analysis using ETAP/PSCAD Based Simulations
Resources Persons:Domain experts from Power Research Development Consultants (PRDC), Bangalore
Hands-On Training: On testing of different numerical relays
Resources Persons: Senior faculty members of EEE Dept, College of Engineering, Thiruvananthapuram including S. Indulal, Francis M. Fernandez and G. R. Bindu
The FDP had both lectures and hands-on training.
Lectures: Topics covered -- Introduction to Soft Computing Techniques, Fuzzy Logic, Artificial Neural Networks, NeuroFuzzy, Fuzzy Logic Embedded Systems, Realisation of Fuzzy Embedded Systems
Hands-On Training: Introduction to Matlab, Matlab for Artificial Neural Networks, Matlab for Fuzzy Logic, Matlab for Neuro Fuzzy, Introduction to Labview, Labview (Advanced)
Outcome: The FDP was intended to equip faculty members with the latest soft computing tools useful for carrying out project and research work. Teachers from various Amrita campuses attended the four-day training.
Resources Persons: Mr.Selva Kumar, Engineer, Power Research and Development Consultants Pvt. Ltd.
Hands-On Training: On Mi Power Simulation software package
Basics of Electric Vehicle
Amrita Renewable Energy club in association with IEEE IAS student branch chapter organised a one day workshop on “Basics of Electric Vehicle” on 6th November 2018 to give an insight into basic engineering skills needed for students participating in National Solar Vehicle Challenge. This session was handled by Mr. Bharath K. R., Asst Professor EEE Dept. and final year students of Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department
Latex - A Technical Writing Tool for Beginners
One day workshop sponsored by IEEE IAS SBC on “Latex - A Technical Writing Tool for Beginners” was coordinated by Dr. Ravikumar Pandi,Assistant Professor, Electrical and Electronics Engineering Departent and Mr D. Ashwin, PG Student (Power and Energy Engineering) on May 10, 2018. The workshop was on Latex, which is typesetting software for preparing reports, research papers and presentations- especially useful for researchers engaged in writing technical documents in various engineering disciplines. The workshop was attended by faculty and final year students of M.Tech. and B.Tech. of Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department at Amritapuri Campus.
Advanced Programming using Arduino Microcontrollers
Renewable Energy Club organised a two day workshop from Feb 7 - 8, 2018 on “Advanced Programming using Arduino Microcontrollers” and handled by Mr. Bharath K. R., Assistant Professor, Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department, to bestow basic knowledge on Arduino Microcontroller hardware, software, installation and application. Many B.Tech students from Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department attended the workshop and secured aspiring experience.
Embedded Systems and AVR Microcontroller
Renewable Energy Club organised a 5 day workshop on “Embedded Systems and AVR Microcontroller” from April 16 - 20, 2018 for B.Tech Electrical and Electronics Engineering students. The session was handled by Mr. Bharath K. R., Assistant Professor, Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department. The workshop mainly focused on basics of AVR, ADC configuration, simulation of ADC in Proteus using different sensors
Basics of Programming using Arduino mega
“Basics of Programming using Arduino mega” on behalf of Renewable Energy Club was organized by Mr. Bharath K. R., Assistant Professor, Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department organised a workshop from March 6 - 7, 2018 .The workshop explored deeply in different versions of Arduino development platform, interfacing with Arduino, PWM generation using Arduino etc. B.Tech students from Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department attended the workshop and they were able to secure good practical experience. The workshop succeeded in developing innovative ideas among the students.
STTP on Electric Power Systems
STTP on Electric Power Systems sponsored by ISTE was conducted between 10th to 15th July 2017, by Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Amritapuri campus in association with IIT Kharagpur under the National Mission on Education through ICT (MHRD, Govt. of India).
This workshop dealt with several modules such as power generation, transmission and distribution along with stability analysis and protection. It also covered advanced topics such as smart grid, demand response, IoT and electricity markets.
This remote learning workshop utilized the A-VIEW software developed by E-Learning Department at Amritapuri campus. This remote interactive course content was delivered by renowned Professors from reputed institutions including, Professor N.K. Kishore, Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Kharagpur, Professor Shreevardhan A. Soman, Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Bombay and Professor Gautam Bandyopadhyay, Department of Electrical Engineering, IIEST Kolkata.The STTP was coordinated by Dr. Ravikumar Pandi, Asst. Professor of EEE Department.
Workshop on Arduino Microcontrollers
Workshop on Arduino Microcontrollers was organised by Mr. Anudev J. Assistant Professor, EEE Department on March 8, 2017. The sessions were handled by Mr. Bharath K. R., Assistant Professor, EEE Department, to bestow basic knowledge on Arduino Microcontroller: hardware, software, installation and applications. Many B.Tech students from EEE Department attended the workshop and secured aspiring experience.
IEEE INDUSTRY APPLICATIONS SOCIETY (IAS)
This is a Student Branch Chapter, officially formed on November 9, 2012 with eight members.
The Student Branch Chapter organizes technical talks by experts in the field of electrical and electronic engineering.
This is the Electrical Engineering Students' Association. The association facilitates technical visits / practical training / project work / employment of student members in R & D laboratories, industries and academic institutions.
It plays a pivotal role in organizing the distinguished lectures for the Department. The Association seeks to encourage team work and the spirit of self reliance among its student members.
Some of ELYZIA's activities include the following:
Ms. Preetha P. K., Assistant Professor and Vice chairperson, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering successfully completed her Ph.D on the thesis titled “Drainage Power Recovery in Distribution Transformers”, from Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham in the month of February 2018. She received her degree from Dr. K. Sivan (Honorable ISRO Chairman) during Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham’s graduation ceremony on August 2018. Her thesis advisors are Dr. Manjula G. Nair, Professor & Chairperson, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering and Dr. Chandramohanan Nair, former Professor & Chairperson, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
National Solar Vehicle Challenge 2019
A team of engineering students of the department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri campus, won the Overall Championship title at the National Solar Vehicle Challenge (NSVC) 2019. The event was organised by Dynamists Motors Sports Pvt Ltd. under the ‘Make in India’ scheme and was held at Reva University, Bengaluru, from February 28 to March 4, 2019. Read More
Team Mavericks (consisting of students from first, second and fourth year) mentored by Mr. Bharath K. R., Ms. Jayasree P. R, and Mr. Sreenivasan M. K. participated in 2nd National Solar Vehicle Challenge at Merchant University, Mehasana, Guarat during 18- 22 March 2018. They reached the final round of the contest and received appreciations for the ergonomic design of their solar electric vehicle.
National Solar Vehicle Challenge: Overall Champions
On March 24, 2017, a grand event named National Solar Vehicle Challenge was held at Mehasana, Gujarat. The EEE team named “Mavericks”, comprising 3rd and 2nd year students of the EEE Department., Amritapuri Campus guided by faculty members Mr Bharath K.R (Assistant Professor), Dr Ilango K (Assistant Professor) and Mr Sreenivasan (Technical staff) won the Overall Championshipfor their three wheeled solar powered battery driven electrical vehicle named “Karna”.They also came first in the 'Drag Race' and 'Endurance test' at the national event under 'Make in India' challenge. The team received a cash prize of RsOne lakh thirty thousand. The team included P Dilip Kumar, NeerajVasudev O P, Gautham S, ChamarthiVenkata Sai Gireesh, Soda VenkataAdithyaVardhan , Vishnu Jayan , Roji Thomas Mathew, VeerabommalaBalaji Varun Gupta, Arjun Krishna, AnirudhChithrabhanu, ChalamalasettiYaswanth, Nandu V, Rohith S Prabhu and Shilpa Narayanan of the Third year and Rahul RajeevakumarValliyapurayal , Harikrishnan P A , Hari Sanker A K , Pratheek P.R. and Putchala Vinay of the second year B.Tech EEE program.
ECOKART: 4th Position in Innovation Round
ECOKART is a National Event for students pursuing Engineering Degree / Diploma. The Competition is to design and fabricate a single passenger Kart which is operated by a battery. The fourth season of the competition known as ECOKART 2017, was held at the BML Munjal University, Gurgaon, Haryana in March 2017.Team ‘Garuda’ consisting of 15 students of the EEE Department under the guidance of MrArunRajendran (Assistant Professor) and with the whole hearted support of Mr Sreenivasan M. K. (Technical staff) represented Amrita University, Amritapuri campus in the competition. The competition was of three rounds starting with an Online virtual round along with marketing round and Dynamic round. About 102 teams had passed the online virtual round. Team ‘Garuda’ was the only team from Kerala to have passed the virtual round. Out of the 72 teams which participated in the dynamic round team ‘Garuda’ was awarded 4th position in innovation round and secured 20th place in overall category. The team included Adwait S. Anand, Ajay, Anirudh K V, Aromal V.B., Arun, Dheeraj Krishna V., Gokulnath G.L., Sarang S., SreeramThattat, Ananda Krishnan Nair, Amrithesh, Gopikrishna S. Menon, K. Manohar Reddy, Pranav Venugopal of the Third year B.Tech EEE Program.
Best Paper Award
In District level seminar competition organised by KSEB Engineer’s Association with the support of IEEE Power and Energy Society, Kerala Chapter held on Feb 10, 2017, Naufal N and Aswin Sasidharan of M. Tech., 2nd Year (Power and Energy) secured the FIRST Position for their paper presentation on “Power System Harmonics Sources, Issues and Mitigation”.
AICTE-ECI Chaatra Vishwakarma Award
Final year BTech students from Department of EEE, Amritapuri campus, won the third position in the prestigious, 1st AICTE-ECI Chaatra Vishwakarma Award, in the Students' Project Competition organized by AICTE in collaboration with ECI (Engineering Council of India) held at AICTE headquarters, New Delhi. The group consisting of Arjun, Dilip, Anirudh and Gireesh (team ‘Mavericks’) was guided by Mr. Bharath K. R., Asst. Professor, Department of EEE.
|Name of Graduating Student||CGPA||Rank|
|Harivishnu B. (1717/182)||9.43||Seventh|
|Harshan U. R. (1717/182)||9.43||Seventh|
|Krishna N. V.||9.35||Tenth|
Fourth year B. Tech. students got placements in top core and software companies a few to list are:
First year M. Tech Students are selected for internship by some leading companies
First year B.Tech students have done internship in companies like:
Third year B.Tech students have done internship in companies like
Fourth year B.Tech students have got internship in companies for doing their final year project
|Sl.No.||Name||All India Rank||Qualifying Year|
|3||Vishnu. K. S||20878||19007|