NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, SILCHAR

राष्ट्रीय प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान, सिलचर

Department of Electrical Engineering
About The Department of Electrical Engineering

The Department of Electrical Engineering of NIT, Silchar is one of the finest and well equipped Electrical departments of the north-east region. It boasts of having a highly qualified faculty with an unparalled level of expertise in their field. Under the able Headship of Dr. B. K. Roy and a strong faculty team, the Department offers an 8 Semester B.Tech. Programme in Electrical Engineering, a four Semester M.Tech. Programme in Power Energy Systems Engineering and also a well integrated Ph.D. programme. The department offers core courses in Power Systems, Control Systems, Electrical Machines, Instrumentation, Switchgear and Industrial Protection, Microprocessors and Microcontrollers etc. Apart from these, the final year students can choose from a wide array of electives in the form of Computer Aided Power Systems, Flexible AC Transmission etc. In coordination with the highly stimulating lectures and quality enhancing tutorials in these courses, various practical courses are also held in the state-of-the-art Lab facilities of the department like Machine Lab, Measurement Lab, Circuit Theory Lab and Microprocessor Lab, to name a few. The Department of Electrical Engineering is dynamic and vibrant in true sense. Various research and development activities taken up by the department put the students on busy schedules enabling them to blend to the modern industrial requirements. The course structure is constantly restructured to meet the ever changing requirements of the volatile industrial market, keeping the essence of the core Electrical Engineering intact. The pure expertise and dedication of the faculty members along with infrastructural facilities coupled with the perseverance of the students have catapulted the branch to the top league. Placement offers to the students have always shown an ever increasing trend and promise to be the best in future with the incoming boom of Power sector. The department also has its own society, the 'Electra' comprising of the faculty members and the 300 strong student members. It caters to all the academic and co-curricular persona of the branch. Cultural events for the members are never scarce along with quizzes, aptitude tests, presentations and industrial tours which are organised to bring the best out of a today's Electrical Engineer.

Vision of the Department of Electrical Engineering

The Vision of Electrical Engineering Department is to be a model of excellence in technical education and research by producing world-class graduates who are prepared for life-long engagement in the rapidly changing fields of electrical and related fields.

Mission of the Department of Electrical Engineering

The mission of the Electrical Engineering Department is to impart quality education to our students and provide a comprehensive understanding of electrical engineering, built on a foundation of physical science, mathematics, computing and technology and to educate a new generation of Electrical Engineers to meet the future challenges.

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs) of the Department of Electrical Engineering

Programme Educational Objectives (B.Tech):

The Electrical Engineering Department in conjunction with its constituents has established the following Program Educational Objectives. The Electrical Engineering Program will graduate Electrical Engineering students who :

  1. will be productive in the professional practice of engineering and related fields, will be able to identify, formulate, create, analyze, design, develop, optimize, and implement electrical systems.
  2. will contribute to industry and/or government organizations by applying the skills and knowledge acquired during the program period.
  3. shall be prepared for the successful pursuit of graduate studies and shall have the ability to engage in lifelong learning in electrical engineering and related fields and will understand the challenges of a dynamically and globalized changing world adapting their skills through continuous learning and self improvement.
  4. will be provided with solid foundation in mathematical and engineering fundamentals required to solve engineering problems and also to pursue research within the appropriate technological, global, societal, ethical and organizational context.
  5. will be able to inculcate a sense of ethics, professionalism and effective communication skills amongst graduates.

Programme Outcomes (POs) of the Department of Electrical Engineering

Program Outcome (B. Tech):

B. Tech. program in Electrical Engineering at National Institute of Technology Silchar has been designed to generate the following skills and abilities amongst the successful students, as stated under (1) through (13) below:

  1. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering.
  2. An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.
  3. An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability.
  4. An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams.
  5. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.
  6. An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
  7. An ability to communicate effectively.
  8. The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.
  9. A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning.
  10. A knowledge of contemporary issues.
  11. An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.
  12. A knowledge of probability & statistics, discrete mathematics applicable to electrical engineering.
  13. A knowledge of mathematics through differential and integral calculus, and basic science, computer science, and engineering sciences, necessary to analyze and design complex electrical and electronic devices, software, and systems containing hardware and software components, as appropriate to electrical engineering.

PEOs and POs of M.Tech. programmes in Electrical Engineering Department:


Contact

HOD: Dr. Saurabh Chaudhury
Phone: +91 9859939417
E-mail: saurabh1971[at]gmail[dot]com

Faculties


Professor
Department: ELECTRICAL
Phone: 9435372483
Email: nidulsinha[at]hotmail[dot]com

Professor
Department: ELECTRICAL
Phone: 9435522435
Email: bkr[at]nits[dot]ac[dot]in

Associate Professor
Department: ELECTRICAL
Phone: 9859939417
Email: saurabh[at]nits[dot]ac[dot]in

Associate Professor
Department: ELECTRICAL
Phone: 9435073310
Email: nalinbdc[at]yahoo[dot]com

Assistant Professor
Department: ELECTRICAL
Phone: 9435172774
Email: dulal[at]ee[dot]nits[dot]ac[dot]in

Assistant Professor
Department: ELECTRICAL
Phone: 9435173835
Email: lcsaikia[at]yahoo[dot]com

Assistant Professor
Department: ELECTRICAL
Phone: 9435730169
Email: jpmishra[at]ee[dot]nits[dot]ac[dot]in

Assistant Professor
Department: ELECTRICAL
Phone: 9435730108
Email: m_tanmoy1[at]rediffmail[dot]com

Assistant Professor
Department: ELECTRICAL
Phone: 8135822996
Email: gosarup[at]gmail[dot]com

Assistant Professor
Department: ELECTRICAL
Phone: 9435730356
Email: chayan_kol[at]rediffmail[dot]com

Assistant Professor
Department: ELECTRICAL
Phone: 9435389201
Email: prashant081.in[at]gmail[dot]com

Assistant Professor
Department: ELECTRICAL
Phone: 7896216129
Email: proylinux[at]gmail[dot]com

Assistant Professor
Department: ELECTRICAL
Phone: 07086731971
Email: rajeeb[at]ee[dot]nits[dot]ac[dot]in

Assistant Professor
Department: ELECTRICAL
Phone: 9401097966
Email: nirmala[at]ee[dot]nits[dot]ac[dot]in

Assistant Professor
Department: ELECTRICAL
Phone: 9434950996
Email: rajkumar[at]ee[dot]iitkgp[dot]ernet[dot]in

Academics


The Electrical Engineering Department was established in 1977 along with the establishment of Institute. It has been one of the best departments in terms of infrastructural facilities and faculties. It has got many well equipped labs with modern equipment ranging from the highly equipped Machine Lab to the latest PCs in the Computer Labs. It also has a well equipped CAD laboratory.

Projects Undertaken


The Electrical Engineering Department is actively involved in undertaking many projects both at the student and at the faculty level. Some of the projects that have been undertaken by the Department are as follows:

  1. Digital Signal Processing and Application in Power Electronics Apparatus
  2. Fault Detection and Diagnosis in dynamical systems
  3. Solid State Control of D.C. Drive using Microprocessor based firing.
  4. Generation of Fuzzy rules to enhance PS stability.
  5. Fabrication of Three Converter Bridge circuit for Speed Control of D.C. Drives.
  6. Industrial Automation
  7. Artificial Neural Network based Automatic Generation Control of two area Reheat Thermal System.
  8. Security constrained Economic Load Dispatch with value point loading using Genetic Algorithm.
  9. Analysis of Automatic Generation Control of a two Hydro-Thermal system in Dispute Mode.
  10. Design and Development of a Fuzzy Controller for a Servomotor.

Electrical Engineering Laboratories

  1. Machine laboratory.
  2. Basic electrical engineering laboratory.
  3. Circuit theory laboratory.
  4. Measurement laboratory.
  5. Control and instrumentation laboratory.
  6. Power electronics laboratory. (Upgraded)
  7. Microprocessor laboratory. (Upgraded)
  8. Computer laboratory. (Upgraded)
  9. Drives laboratory.
  10. Energy laboratory.
  11. Power system laboratory.
  12. Digital and analog laboratory.
  13. Relay testing laboratory.
  14. Photo voltaic cell laboratory.

Broad of Expertise

  1. Electrical machines, power electronics and drives.
  2. Renewable energy sources and management.
  3. Microprocessor based system design.
  4. Electrical power system.
  5. Automation and control.
  6. Electrical and electronics measurement and industrial load test apparatus.

Externally Funded Research Project during Last Three Years:

S.No. Year No. of Project(s) Major Funding Agency Completed/Ongoing Total Amount
11 2013-2014 08 AICTE/DST/MHRD
2. 2012-2013 08 AICTE/DST/MHRD 02/06 82.87 lac(s)
3. 2011-2012 04 AICTE/DST/MHRD 04 ongoing 43 lac(s)

Courses


Core

  1. Circuit Theory
  2. Electrical Engineering Materials
  3. Linear Electronic Circuits
  4. Measurement & Measuring Instruments
  5. Electromagnetic Fields
  6. Control System
  7. Power System
  8. Electrical Machines
  9. Digital Electronic Circuits
  10. Microprocessor Systems and Applications
  11. Industrial Electronics
  12. Industrial Instrumentation
  13. Switchgear and Protection
  14. Principles of Communication
  15. Electric Drives
  16. Renewable Energy Source and Management
  17. Signal Processing and Applications
  18. Computer Applications in Electrical Engineering

Electives

  1. High Voltage Engineering
  2. Higher Control System
  3. Digital Computer Organisation
  4. Computer Application in Power System
  5. Hydro Electric Engineering
  6. Electric Power Utilisation and Traction
  7. E.H.V., A.C. and D.C. Transmission
  8. Industrial Management
  9. Control System Components and System Design
  10. Fault Detection and Diagnostic
  11. Electrodynamics and Advanced Field Theory.

Research


Different kinds of general purpose Synchronous, Induction, DC machines; Transformers, Schrage Motors, study of different electrical and magnetic circuits, measurement of various parameters, Instruments for measurements of various parameters and electrical quantities; Servo motor kits, Analog Computers, Instrumentation tutor, Control system trainer, Different types of Microprocessors with different head-on cards, Different types of power converters kits, Characteristics of different power devices. Solar photo voltaic cells, Solar radiation Detector, Wind Turbine with on-line data logging. Analog and Digital IC components, Trainers, Oscilloscopes, IC test benches, Oscilloscope of 100 MHz Characteristics of semiconductor devices, Registers, Counters, Digital Clocks etc. Efforts are made to upgrade/ modernize the laboratories. More than Rs.50 lacs has been invested for the procurement of different equipment.

  1. Electrical Machines
  2. Basic Electrical Science
  3. Measurement & Instrumentation
  4. Control System
  5. Microprocessor
  6. Power Electronics & Electric Drives
  7. Computer
  8. Non-conventional Energy
  9. Analog-Digital Electronics

Research Areas:

Power system (Power Quality and Protection), Grid Bus Management and Control (PMU), Renewable Energy Sources and Applications, Application of Industrial Electronics in Power System, Image Processing.
Power system optimization, Automatic generation control under conventional and deregulated environment, Application of soft computing techniques, technical forecasting, Case base reasoning, intelligent instrumentation.
Control Systems, Fault Detection and Diagnosis of Dynamical Systems.
Low Power VLSI Design, Synthesis and Optimization.
Distributed Generation, Power Economics, Power Policies and Issues. Power Trading.
Power Electronics applications in Electric Power and Energy Systems.
Power Quality, Power System Planning, Reliability, Congestion Management, Network Pricing, Smart Grid, Energy Management.
FACTS Devices.
Control System (Mathematical Control – Robust control, time-delay control, optimization & Estimation, Eigenvalue problem. Application – Bio-medical, motion control, power system (LFC, AVR) with time-delay & deregulation, vibration control, Artificial Neural Network).

Head of the Department


Department of Electrical Engineering
NIT Silchar,
Silchar, Assam-788010, India.
Phone: +91 9859939417.

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