The Department of Telecommunication Engineering was established in the year 1999 with an intake of 60 students. The current student strength is 369 with an intake of 120. The major areas covered in the discipline are
The Department of Telecommunication Engineering then introduced MTech course in Digital Electronics and Communication Systems in 2007. Core subjects like Statistical Signal Processing, Advanced Digital Communication, Linear Algebra, Advances in VLSI Design, Advanced Embedded Systems, Wireless Communication are being taught.
Keeping the mission and vision of the institution in mind, the department has formulated long term and short term objectives.
Long-term objective:Attain Deemed status & Status of Institute of National repute by 2010
Short-term objective :Keep abreast with the current trends in the field of Telecommunication Engineering education and implement the same professionally.
Infrastructure :The department houses two state-of-the-art labs facilitating keen practical learning in Communication and Computer Application.
Faculty details :The department has dedicated, hardworking, and well-qualified faculty committed to achieving all-round development of students. Many of these teachers are involved in research and publication activities.
- Professors - 04
- Assoc.Professors - 03
- Asst.Professors - 19
- Lecturer - 01
- Non-teaching staff - 9
Students :Students work very hard with the core values of Perseverance, Excellence, and Service. The students with innovative ideas have won prizes in various activities especially in the field of ROBOTICS and have brought laurels to the department at the state and national levels.
Activities :The department periodically conducts various technical activities like seminars, workshops, Total Student Development Program (TSDP), Gifted Student Development Program (GSDP), Gifted Talent Nurture Program (GTNP), corporate training; involves in community services , publishes e-news letter and arranges industrial visits under the banner of MANOVEGA, the Telecom club, for the overall development of students.
Library Facility :The department Library effectively supplements the central library facility on the campus and has 360 titles with a total of 856 volumes.
DEPARTMENT HIGHLIGHTS :
- Results – The students have been consistently performing well with majority of them getting destinctions.
- Placements - The department placements are above 95%.
- Ranks: 2 VTU ranks (1st and 5th) in 2007-2008; 9 VTU ranks since inception (3rd, 8th, 4th, 7th, 8th, 1st &2nd)].
- Faculty qualification: Faculty with Ph.D -03, PhD Thesis submission-01, PhD / M.Sc (Engg) Registration-03 + 01.
Domain Faculty Embedded Systems & Multimedia Dr. H L Shashidhar Signals & Systems Dr. K Koshy George Communication Prof V Mahadevan MEMS Dr.Naga Sayanu P Controls& Robotics Prof. Prabhakar Mishra
- PES Center for Intelligent Systems (CIS) launched on July 26, 2007 with Dr. K Koshy George and Prof. Prabhakar Mishra of TE dept. in the team and with Prof. K. S. Narendra of Yale University, USA, as Honorary Scientific Advisor. Autonomous and Intelligent Systems Symposium (AtIS-07) held on July 26-27, 2007 concomitant with the launching of CIS.
- Research Center: VTU has recognized the department as a Research Center w.e.f. May'07
- Publications: by faculty and students of the department in International / National Journals / Conferences / Symposia – 22 during 2007-08, 37 during 2006-07, (163 since inception).
- Consultancy – by Dr. H. L. Shashidhar for L & T and Sasken.
- Projects - CBR Networks - Web Page Design, On Line Exam, and Customized Volume Estimation Device for St. John"s Hospital by Dr. H. L. Shashidhar.
- Technical talks by:
- Dr. K.J. Vinoy - IISc,
- Dr.K.N.Krishanand, IISc, Prof.
- K.S.Narendra-Yale University, USA,
- Dr. S. Vatsal, DRDO, New Delhi.
- Dr. Gabor Tiroler, Uppsala University (formerly) Sweden is in CBR NETWORK
- Mr.Mahanthesh, Trustee, Samarthanam Trust for disabled
- Mr. Saptarshi Chaudhuri, Senior Architect, WIPRO
- Mr. Mahesh Devarajan, Manager, Internet Systems BU, Cisco
- Mr. N Ravindran, Deputy General Manager Head Design and development, Medical Equipment and Systems, L & T Limited
- Ms. Charulatha, Software Engineer, Cisco
- Dr. J Dattatri, Retd. Prof & Head, Dept. of Applied Mechanics, NITK, Suratkal
- Mr. D. Narayanan, Technical Manager, Mobile Computing Division, HCL Technologies