Welcome to the largest department of IIT Kanpur which offers B. Tech., M. Tech., dual-degree i.e. B. Tech. + M. Tech., and PhD programs in Electrical Engineering.
The department has a rich tradition of teaching and research and is widely recognized to be a pioneer in Electrical Engineering education in India. The department's vision is to excel in various research areas of Electrical Engineering so that it can contribute to the progress of the nation.
In addition, the department aims to impart the most up to date training to its undergraduate and postgraduate students. Department plans to augment its teaching and research infrastructure, increase its industrial and research collaboration, and adopt modern methodologies for training to realize the above goal
The research interests of the faculty members encompass a wide gamut of sub-disciplines of Electrical Engineering. Collaboration with faculty members from other disciplines, both within and outside the institute, is encouraged. The research activity of the department includes fundamental research, sponsored and consultancy projects, and is carried out with active participation of the students, faculty, staff and research engineers.
The lab facilities and the infrastructure are regularly upgraded and are well supported by the institute and the industry.
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Dr. Somak Bhattacharyya who defended his PhD thesis in April 2015 and was supervised by Prof. Vaibhav Srivastava has been awarded first position in Young Scientist Award in "2nd URSI Regional Conference on Radio Science (RCRS 2015)" organized by Indian Committee for International Union of Radio Sciences (INC-URSI), Indian National Science Academy (INSA) and School of Environemental Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi held during 16-19 November, 2015 in Jawaharlal Nehru Univeristy, New Delhi for his paper titled "A broadband microwave metamaterial absorber with octave bandwidth"