Faculty Development Program
Sixteen (16) of EEE Department faculty certified as Trainers and designated as “Engineer Power Distribution” by Power Sector Skill Council, Govt. of India.
A.Y.: 2017 - 2018 Placements
EIGHT of 2018 passed out students (Y14) are placed in SCADA Centre, AP Vidyut Soudha, APSPDCL (Andhra Pradesh Southern Power Distribution Corporation Limited), Govt. of AP. On 21st June 2018 officials from APSPDCL visited our campus and conducted the interviews exclusively for KLU EEE Students and finally they short listed eight students. On Saturday i.e. 7th June 2018 we received a copy of Government office Order indicating the names of the selected students from the APSPDCL Head Office, Tirupathi.
Welcome to EEE
To produce globally renowned leaders in academics, extension activities, research and technology development in frontier areas of Electronics and Electrical Engineering and allied fields.
To produce quality electrical and electronics engineers with abundant theoretical foundation, innovative thinking, accurate design experience, exposure to research and development and awareness of social / sociological needs.
K L University is committed to deliver Quality education for all round development of the students to meet the changing requirements of Industry, Business and society.
Program Educational Objectives:
PEO 1: Acquiring engineering knowledge in a wide range of industrial, societal and real world applications
PEO 2 :Pursuing advanced education, research and development, and other creative and innovative efforts in science, engineering, and technology, as well as other professional careers
PEO 3: Managing themselves in a committed professional and ethical manner
PEO 4: Participate as leaders in their fields of expertise and in activities that support service and economic development throughout the world
PO 1 : Ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals and engineering specialization for the solution of complex engineering problems
PO 2 : Ability to identify, formulate, research literature, analyze complex engineering problems using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences and engineering sciences
PO 3 : Ability to find solutions for complex engineering problems and system component of processes that meet the specified needs considering public health, safety and cultural, societal & environment
PO 4: Ability to use research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data and synthesis of the information to obtain solutions to critical engineering problems
PO 5 : Ability to create, select and apply appropriate techniques, resources and modern engineering activities, with an understanding of the limitations
PO 6: Ability to apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional engineering practice
PO 7: Ability to demonstrate the knowledge of engineering solutions, contemporary issues understanding their impacts on societal and environmental contexts, leading towards sustainable development
PO 8: Ability to apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of engineering practice
PO 9 : Ability to function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams and in multi-disciplinary settings
PO 10: Ability to communicate effectively verbal, written reports and graphical forms on complex engineering activities
PO 11: Ability to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the engineering and management principles and apply those one’s own work, as a member and leader in team, to manage projects and in multi-disciplinary environments
PO 12 : Ability to recognize the need and having the preparation and ability to engage independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change
Program Specific Outcome’s:
PSO 1: Ability to demonstrate the knowledge, skill to analyze the cause and effect on Electrical system, processes and systems
PSO 2: Ability to apply the acquired Electrical Engineering knowledge for the advancement of society and self
Power Electronics and Drives:
Program Educational Objectives:
PEO 1: Post Graduates will become design engineers in top-notch power supply design and electrical drives industries
PEO 2: Post Graduates will pursue research in leading organizations to find innovative solutions for energy conservation through power converters and electric drive design
PEO 3: Post Graduates will become a part of teaching fraternity in shaping young graduates in electrical and electronics engineering
PEO 4: Post Graduates will become lifelong learners and critical thinkers
PO 1: Apply the knowledge of science and mathematics in designing, analyzing and using the power converters and drives for various applications for problem solving
PO 2: Design the modern electric machines, drives, power converters, and control circuits for specific applications
PO 3: Use modern tools, professional software platforms, embedded systems for the diversified applications
PO 4: Function as a member of a multidisciplinary team and correlate the domain knowledge for global problems.
PO 5: Demonstrate the communication at different levels effectively
PO 6: Explore ideas for inculcating research skills and appreciate, critical and independent thinking and engage in lifelong learning.
Program Educational Objectives:
PEO 1: To produce electrical power systems postgraduates, who are employable in public and private industries /institutes /organizations or pursue higher education.
PEO 2: To prepare postgraduates, who have the ability to identify and address current and future problems in the domain of power systems, power Electronics and electrical machines.
PEO 3: To inculcate research attitude and lifelong learning among postgraduates
PEO 4: To produce leaders and scholars to serve in the field of education
PO 1: Acquire in- depth knowledge in the domain of power systems and understanding of engineering principles for project management
PO 2: Ability to critically analyze various power system components, models and their operation
PO 3: Ability to apply fundamentals and concepts to analyze, formulate and solve complex problems of electrical power systems and its components
PO 4: Apply advanced concepts of electrical power engineering to analyze, design and develop electrical components, apparatus and systems to put forward scientific findings at national and international levels
PO 5: Ability to use advanced techniques, skills and modern scientific and engineering tools for professional practice
PO 6: Preparedness to lead a multidisciplinary scientific research team, communicate effectively and lifelong learning
Department Short term goals:
- To conduct active learning component regressively.
- To recruit more no. of Ph.D faculty to enhance the quality of teaching.
- To conduct faculty development programmes regularly for Continuous upgradation.
- To offer more no. of programs related to computer applications/Automation.
- To modernize all the laboratories with latest technologies/software’s.
- To encourage Industry participation in teaching and research.
- To motivate students towards innovation and novel software techniques.
Department Long term goals:
- To conduct active learning component regressively
- To recruit more no. of Ph.D faculty to enhance the quality of teaching
- To conduct faculty development programmes for continuous upgradation
- To offer more programs related to computer applications/automation
- To modernize all laboratories with latest technology & software
- To encourage industry participation in teaching and research
- To motivate students towards innovation and novel software techniques
Inception of the Department:
- Established in the year 1995
- Accredited by NBA in 2004 for three years and re accredited for five years in the year 2007
- Offering two PG programs and a Ph.D program
- Member of Quality Circle forum of India
Academic Advisory Committee:
- Dr. Mukesh Nagpal, Adjunct Professor, University of British Columbia.
- Dr. Sarma Nuthalapati, Adjunct Professor, Texas A&M University, USA.
- Dr. M K S Sastry, University of West Indies, Trinidad & Tobogao.
- Dr. S S Mani Venkata, Principal Scientist, Alstrom, USA.
- Mr. B V Srikanth, Dy. Manager, EECF-VALF, SDSC SHAR, ISRO.
- Prof. D V S S Siva Sharma, NIT-Warangal.
- Prof. C Nagamani, NIT- Tiruchirappalli.
- Dr. B P Singh, BHEL, Hyderabad.
- Er. H Y Dora, CMD, APSPDCL, Tirupati.
Role of Students in Governance:
- Industry Related Activities and Placements Committee.
- ERP Website updation Committee.
- Alumni Cell Coordination Committee.
- Department Newsletter committee.
- Research & Development Committee.
- Hostel Committee (Girls).
- Certificate Courses Committee.
- Student Grievance Redressal Committee.
- Maintenance Aspects committee.
- Department Level KLU Globe committee.
- Girl student Grievance committee.
- Professional Society Activity Committee.
- Physical Facilities & Furniture Committee.
- Student Discipline Committee.
- Student Association Activities committee.
- Centre for Extension Activities .
- OBE Implementation committee.
- Student Support Services Committee.
- Student Academic Committee.
- Extra & Co-Curricular Activities Committee.
Flexibility in Curriculum:
The Students have the choice of Choosing their Time Slots, Core Electives, Open Electives, Faculty, Enhanced Credited Systems or Slow Credited System, during Academic Registration at the beginning of each Semester.
A student is eligible for B.Tech. degree with specialization subject to
- She / He must successfully complete any Four (4) professional electives courses from a single specialized area along with term paper and minor project.
B.Tech - EEE with Specialization in
- Power Electronics & Drives.
- B.Tech . EEE with Honors.
A student is eligible for B.Tech. degree with Honors subject to
- She/He should have a CGPA of 8.5 or higher at the end of semester - 4.
- She/He must pursue 5 additional courses, other than the courses required as per program, by separately registering for those courses.
A student is eligible for B.Tech. degree with Minor subject to
- Student successfully complete five (5) additional courses (necessarily comprising of professional core courses category) from another discipline, which collectively accounts to 20 credits.
Course Delivery Mechanism:
- Active learning methods like Seminars, Case Studies, Group Discussions, Class Room Quizzes are employed in all courses depending upon the utility and choice of the course delivery team.
Methods used in Lab Based Courses:
- Project Based Lab is a process of teaching and learning that focuses on problem-based, project-centered activities that produce a product. Project-Based Lab's (PBL) mission is professional development for graduate and undergraduate students in multi-disciplinary, collaborative activities.
- Software Tools are integrated to every core course as a part of encouraging students to learn and practice fundamentals and their applications simultaneously and also learn the current tools of industrial significance with ease.
Specializations in Curriculum (for same discipline students):
1. Power Systems
- Distribution System Planning & Automation.
- Restructured Power Systems.
2. Power Electronics & Drives
- Advanced Power Electronics.
- Advanced Electrical Drives.
- Hybrid Electrical Vehicles.
3. Control Systems
- State Estimation & System Identification.
- Non Linear Control Systems.
- Adaptive Control Systems.
4. Energy Systems
- Energy Conservation & Audit.
- Utilization of Electrical Energy.
- Solar & Fuel cell Energy Systems.
- Wind & Biomass Energy Systems.
- Nuclear, Geothermal & Tidal Energy Systems.
5. Digital Systems
Teaching Learning Process (Teaching Pedagogy):
It is the effective amalgamation of the following
- Outcome based Education and Evaluation.
- Active Learning Mechanism.
- Remedial classes for slow learners.
- Bridge courses & Certificate courses.
- Industrial Exposure-Visits, tours, workshops etc.
- One Month summer Industrial Training.
- Guest Lectures and Webinars.
- Subject based seminars and workshops.
- Term Papers & major project.
Student Monitoring and Counseling:
Students are formed into a batch of 12 each and each batch is attached to a faculty, who monitors their attendance, performance in midterms, end exams and keeps in touch with the student, parents upon regular basis. The minutes are tabled to the HoD on Monthly basis for analysis and follow up actions.
Counseling is split into the following modes
- Counseling against Indiscipline.
Thrust Research Areas:
- Power System Deregulation & Pricing.
- AI techniques applications in Power Systems.
- Energy Conservation & Auditing.
- Power Systems Dynamics & Stability.
- Optimal Operation of Power Systems.
- Interfacing Analog Signals with DSP.
- Load Forecasting and State Estimation.
- Hybrid Electric Vehicles.
- Robust Controls and FACTS devices.
- Power Electronics & Electrical Drives.
- Mr. A Ajay Kumar (2009-13)
- E learning is supported by a software known as ERP which stands for “Enterprise Resource Planning”.
- In ERP a faculty can upload material relevant to the course.
- All the students who are registered for a particular course under a faculty can raise a question to the faculty.
- There is a provision for chatting and discussing among the students as well as faculty on a particular concept.
- Faculty can give certain notifications to students relevant to his particular section activities.
- The students can also monitor their attendance regularly from ERP.
Student Support / Value Addition…
- Regular Audit of Quality through Q& AC Cell.
- Monitoring and Review Mechanisms on Processes and Activities.
- Feed back from all stakeholders.
- Conduct of DDC, DAC meetings.
- Decentralization of administration.
- Automation of processes and activities.
- Dept. information on University web page.
- Using Hi-Tech e-learning practices and laptops by all students.
Innovations & Best Practices
- Mini Projects during 1st , 2nd and 3rd Years of B.Tech study, and during I and II Sem of M.Tech.
- Additional Laboratories and Special Experiments.
- Industrial Training to students.
- Students Association Activities - (SPARK).
- Imparting Communication and Soft Skills.
- Faculty Orientation Lectures and Teacher Training, Staff Training Programs.
- Interaction with Parents and Alumni.
- Lectures by Industrial Experts, Guest Lectures by Alumni.
- Student Project Exhibitions and Design Contests.
- Yoga and Meditation – Made a Part of Routine.
Proposed Future Plans
- Department planning to conduct International Conference every year.
- Recruiting more number of Ph.D faculties.
- More number of FDP programs to enhancing and continuing the skill development of faculty and staff.
- To collaborate with reputational core Industries to extend research activities.
- To enhance the consultancy activities.
- More Industrial Exposure to the students.
- Offering more number of PG Programs.
Placement Companies (A.Y.:2016-2017)