Electrical & Electronics Engineering
The Department offers B.Tech Program in Electrical & Electronics Engineering and M.Tech program in Power Electronics. The academic offering is focused on the theoretical and practical aspects of Electrical Machines, Control Systems, Power Systems, Electrical and Electronic devices & circuits, Instrumentation etc. The programme prepares students for prospective careers in Energetics, Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution and in traditional industries requiring powered machinery, power electronics, automated instrumentation controls, etc.
Vision of the Department
“Progress through Quality education in Electrical & Electronics
Engineering and to emerge as a Centre of Excellence in Education and Research for grooming the engineers as leaders of the society.”
Mission of the Department
- Provide our students strong theoretical knowledge, practical engineering skills and attitudes that will allow them to succeed as engineers and leaders.
- Create and maintain state-of-the art research environment, which provides its students and faculty with opportunities to create, interpret, apply and disseminate knowledge of electrical engineering.
- Prepare socially responsible graduates for life-long learning to meet intellectual, ethical and career challenges.
PEOs & POs
Program Educational Objectives of the UG Electrical and Electronics Engineering(EEE) are:
PEO 1: Our graduates will have a solid foundation in mathematics, engineering sciences and Electrical & Electronics Engineering with a broad engineering core competence to formulate, analyze, and solve real life circuits, systems and installation problems.
PEO 2: Our graduates will be able to generate a curiosity for learning in breadth and depth by undertaking higher education and research.
PEO 3: Our graduates will have ability for multi-discipline teamwork, effective communication, self confidence, a high degree of personal integrity, and the belief that they can each make a difference in the society.
Students graduating from the Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department of Vidya Academy of Science and Technology, Thrissur are expected and prepared to exercise the skills and abilities (a) through (l) listed in the Program Outcomes below.
a. Ability to identify electrical engineering problems and apply scientific and engineering knowledge to their solution.
b. Knowledge of mathematics through differential and integral calculus, basic sciences, computer science and engineering sciences, necessary to analyze and design complex electrical and electronic devices and systems containing both hardware and software components, as appropriate to electrical engineering.
c. Ability to conduct experiments with electrical and electronic systems, analyze and interpret data and use the data obtained for design and development of solutions for various electrical engineering problems.
d. Ability to design and develop complex electrical networks and circuits to meet the needs of society.
e. Ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.
f. Understanding of impact of engineering solutions on the society and also will be aware of contemporary issues.
g. Ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, sustainability etc.
h. Understanding of their ethical responsibilities to the engineering profession and the community at large.
i. Ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams.
j. Ability to communicate effectively in both verbal and written form.
k. Ability to develop confidence for self-education and ability for life-long learning and also acquire the capability to participate and succeed in competitive examinations like GATE, GRE, IES etc.
l. Understanding of broad education necessary for engineering solutions in a global, social, economical and environmental context.
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Previous Experience :- 29 years Teaching : 26 years & 5 months (Govt. Engineering Colleges in Kerala) Industry : 2 years & 7 months (KEL, Mamala,Cochin)
Areas of Interest :- Control Systems, Power System Control and Optimization, Demand Side Management, etc.
KSEB, BARC, EPCO, Kuwait and as Prof & Head, EEED Vidya. Academic Achievements - University Rank, BHABHA Award Experience - 15 Years in Industry, 15 Years teaching with 10 years in research field. Published several papers in National and International Journals & conference proceedings, Organized 2 International Conferences in Vidya Fellow of MIEEE, MIET and life member of ISTE.
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Ms. Anooja V.S
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Diploma in Electronics, B.Tech*
Mr. Rajesh K.R
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Mr. Arun P. R.
Diploma, B.Tech - IT
Mr.Jayaraj K V
Ms. Sayoojya V J
Mr. Shibin P V
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Two-day Workshop on “Project Development using ARDUINO”
The Electrical & Electronics Engineering Department of Vidya Academy of Science & Technology, Thrissur in association with IEEE, ISTE, and IE(I) organized a Two-day Workshop on “Project Development using ARDUINO” on 10th and 11th January 2017.
Two Days Workshop
The Electrical & Electronics Engineering Department of Vidya Academy of Science & Technology, Thrissur in association with IEEE, ISTE, and IE(I) organized a Two-day Workshop on "MATLAB Tools for Power Electronic Applications" on 19th and 20th August 2016. Dr B Jayanand, Prof. in EEE & GEC Thrissur was the Chief guest and keynote speakers for the Workshop.
Two Days Workshop
Association of Electrical & Electronics Engineering(AEEE) together with ISTE & IE(I) organized Two Days Workshop on “Outcome Based Accreditation (New NBA 2015 Format-Tier II)", was delivered by Dr Vitthal S. Bandal, NBA Committee Expert Member & Prof in EEE Dept., Govt. College of Engineering, Pune, on 12th and 13th May, 2016 in Advanced Computer Lab, VAST, Thrissur.
One-Day International Seminar
Association of Electrical & Electronics Engineering(AEEE) together with ISTE & IE(I) organized an International Seminar on “Emerging Trends in Electrical and Automation Engineering” - ETEAE 2016, on 8th April, 2016 at VAST Auditorium, Thrissur. Dr. Ishak Bin Aris, Deputy Director, University Putra Malaysia (UPM), Malaysia, Dr. Manivannan P V, Professor, IIT Madras and Dr. Sheeba Rani J, Professor, Indian Institute of Space, Science and Technology, Trivandrum, are the Chief guests and keynote speakers for the seminar.
EEE Association Programme
Association of Electrical and Electronics Engineering AEEE, VAST is organized a programme on "Appreciation of Unique Achievers", on 04th April 2016 at the VAST College Auditorium. Aim of the function was to present a token of appreciation to the students for their academic and non-academic achievements also to give a humble support to an orphanage (around 170 numbers, A4 Size Notebooks). Shri. S.S Thampi, ITS, General Manager Telecom, BSNL Thrissur, was as the Chief Guest for this function.
Workshop on Power Systems Lab
A Two Day Workshop on “Power Systems Lab” wasdelivered by Prof. Dr Balamurugan Sir from Amritha University on 11th and 12th March 2016, in Electrical Machine Lab, Vidya Academy of Science & Technology.
Association of Electrical & Electronics Engineering organized a one-day Seminar on “Power Sector Scenario - Renewable Energy Options & Issues", was delivered by Mr. T. A. Kuriakose, Executive Engineer, KSEB and Mr. P Muraleedharan, MEP Consultant VICT on 28th January 2016 in EEE Seminar Hall, VAST, Thrissur.
Teaching Methodology & Academic Research
The Dept. organized a Faculty Development Program on Teaching Methodology & Academic Researchon 15th& 16thof December 2015. The FDP was presided by Dr Sudha Balagopalan, Dr T N P Nambiar, and Dr John Wiselin. The FDP aimed at improvement of teaching abilities of younger faculties of the dept. There were also talks by Dr Swapna Kumar, HoD ECE, VAST and Dr Priestly Shan, Principal, RCET on Research Goals.
MEP training and MOU signing ceremony
MEP Training Course at VAST for the final year and pre-final year students in tie up with COMMAND tech CAD & IT PVT LTD, TVM (sister concern of EKIT LLC Dubai). The inauguration of the MEP training as well as MOU signing ceremony between VAST and COMMAND tech CAD & IT PVT LTD was conducted at the EEE Dept. Seminar hall on 27th Oct. 2015.
52 S7 EEE students along with EEE staff members (Dr. M.C John Wiselin, HoD EEE, Mr. Praveesh V V & Ms. Suchithra K S) visited the Kudamkulam Nuclear Power Plant on 17th October 2015 as a part of studies.
Two Day Workshop
The Workshop is conducted on 10th,11th Sept,2015 on "Micro Electronics and MEMS design and simulation using COMSOL and INTELLISUITE" .The workshop was very useful for the research aspirants. The new software introduced was identified as a useful platform for the research work by the post graduate students.
One Day Workshop on “Proteus Software"
The Association of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (AEEE), VAST organizeda One Day Workshop on “Proteus Software" by Prof. Muthukumar, Dept. of EEE, Nizwa College of Technology, OMAN on 21-07-2015 in Power Electronics Lab, VAST.
Dept. of Electrical and Electronics Engineering conducted an “Alumni Meet” for the B.Tech 2013,2014 & 2015 Pass out Students on 23-07-2015 in the EEE Seminar Hall, VAST Thrissur.
A “Project Exhibition" was organized by AEEE (Association of Electrical & Electronics Engineers) of VAST on 27/04/2015. The exhibition comprises of a Poster Presentation along with working model of projects done by 12 groups S6 EEE students. The projects were a part of mini project course coordinated by Mr. Bevin K C, Mr. Arun Xavier and Mr. Aravind T.
A Poster Presentation on “Current Environmental issues”
A Poster Presentation on “Current Environmental issues”, was organized by AEEE (Association of Electrical& Electronics Engineers), at VAST on 24/4/2014 as a part of Environmental Science course. The course was run by Mr. Bevin K C (AP, EEE VAST)
Four Day Workshop
The Association of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (AEEE), VAST organizeda Four Day Workshop on "Numerical Linear Algebra for Engineers and Scientists" by Prof. BiswaNathDatta (Distinguished Research Professor, Northern Illinois University, USA) from 09-02-2015 to 12-02-2015 at VAST.
Seminar by Prof. Rajeev Thottappillil
A Seminar on “Understanding Lightning & Electromagnetic Interference and Smart Electric Grids” was delivered by Prof.Rajeev Thottappillil (KTH Royal Institute of Technology,Stockholm, Sweden) on 1st January 2015 in PG Research Lab, VAST, Thrissur.
One Day Workshop
The Association of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (AEEE) VAST organized a one day workshop on "Real Time Operations and Advanced Automation of Power Systems" on 30/09/2014 by Dr Subrahmanyam (Mani) S Venkata (The Principal Scientist, Alstom Grid and IEEE Fellow) at VAST. The workshop was attended by external participants too.
Four class rooms with a seating capacity of 70 and two classrooms with a seating capacity of 30 all equipped with Projectors & Green Board are provided for B.Tech & M.Tech respectively.
Department Seminar Room
The Electrical Department has a fully acoustically designed Seminar hall, with a seating capacity of around 60 with writing pad & Projector. Wi-Fi facility is also provided here. The Seminar hall is located in the First floor of the South Block.
Nearly 600 books related to various disciplines are available. Both staff and students can hire books from here.
Basic Electrical Engineering Laboratory
This laboratory has an area of 1705 Sq. ft. Students will be able to verify basic theorems related to Electric Circuits, Power measurement in single phase and 3-phase circuits etc. Some of the major equipments in the lab are auto transformers, two winding transformers, Inductive Loads, dynamo type wattmeter, clip on ammeter, etc.
Electrical Measurement Laboratories
This laboratory has an area of 942.38. Sq. ft. Students will be able to understand the basic working principle of various Electrical Measuring Instruments, calibrate various Electrical Instruments, understand the concept of instrumentation via Transducers etc. Students will be able to relate between theory and actual working of measuring instruments. Some of the major equipments used are LVDT, energy meters, ammeter, voltmeter, wattmeter, vernier potentiometer, Wheastone’s Bridge, Kelvin Double bridge, Phase Shifting Transformers, Current Transformer, etc.
Electrical Machines Laboratories
This laboratory has an area of 3865.90 Sq. ft. Students will be able to perform standard tests on DC machines, transformers and understand their performance. They will be able to perform various analysis on ac and dc machines.. Some of the major equipments used are DC Shunt Motor, DC Series Motor, DC Compound Motor, DC Shunt Generator, DC Series Generator, DC Compound Generator, DC Shunt Alternator, 3 Phase Induction Motor (Slip Ring & Squirrel Cage), Single Phase Induction Motor, etc.
Advanced Electrical Engineering Laboratories
This laboratory has an area of 1582.80 Sq. ft. Students will be able to familiarise the control system concepts using hardware and simulation experiments, conduct experiments on microprocessors and microcontrollers and its interfacing & to Simulate and analyse power system networks. Some of the major equipments used are 8051 Based microcontroller Trainer Kit, DAC / ADC Interface, etc.
This laboratory has an area of 1582.80 Sq. ft. Students will be able to design & implement experiments using MATLAB software and its simulation. They will be able to design and implement firing circuits for power to setup some basic chopper circuits. The major software are MiPower, MATLAB, SciLab, etc.
PG/UG Power Electronics Laboratories
This laboratory has an area of 1903.10 Sq. ft. Students will be able to get practical knowledge through hardware implementation of the power electronic circuits. They will be able to get detailed analysis of power electronic circuits like UJT, SCR and to get a strong foundation advanced converter techniques and their control in modern Power Electronic Systems. Students will be able to use IGBT based single phase PWM inverter,25mHz 500ms/s DSO, R, RC firing module, transistorized power supply, flash programmer, power oscilloscope, digital multimeter.
Power Electronics Simulation Laboratories
This laboratory has an area of 1903.10 Sq. ft. Students will be able to get practical knowledge on the design and implementation of power electronic circuits, to introduce MATLAB software and its simulation. The students are able to use laptops with Windows 7 & 8.1 operating system. There are about 30+ laptops in the lab. There are also other facilities like projector, printer, etc.
This laboratory has an area of 942.38 Sq. ft. Students will be able to set up basic electronic circuits, to design and setup various electronic circuits using op-amps. They will be able to design and develop basic digital circuits be familiar with the pin configuration of 8085, to design and set up adders, counters etc. with NAND gates. The students are able to use multiplexer, demultiplexers, flip flops.
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Thrissur - 680501, Kerala, India
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