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‘ICRACE’ 20 – International Conference on Research Advancements & Challenges in Engineering Sciences

‘ICRACE’ 20 – International Conference on Research Advancements & Challenges in Engineering Sciences was conducted at Velammal Institute of Technology on 6 th & 7 th March 2020 on the college premises in a grand manner. Dr. S. Soundararajan, Principal extended warm welcome to all the participants. Dr. Jothi Chitra, Professor, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering presented about the conference in a brief manner. Prof. K. Razak, Advisor in his Presidential address, highlighted about the importance of learning new things and developing knowledge in various streams. Shri. Andi Giri, CEO, Softsquare was the Chief Guest for the function. In his address, he elaborated about various opportunities available in the corporate sectors and explained how to use them for the benefit of career advancement and success. Dr. S. Soundarapandian, Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT, Madras was the Guest of Honour, he insisted the importance of research in all the fields and elaborated the details of various agencies and organizations providing support for pursuing the research. Dr. B. Sridevi, Head, Deparment of Electronics and Communication Engineering proposed Vote of Thanks. Nearly 250 papers from all over Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh and also from countries like UAE and Saudi Arabia were presented in the conference. Shri. M.V. Muthuramalingam, Founder – Chairman, Velammal Educational Trust, Shri. M.V.M. Sasikumar, Director, Prof. K. Razak and Shri. M. Vasu, Advisors of the college graced the occasion. The Principal, Coordinators and all the HODs of various departments and staff members have arranged the conference in a grand and successful manner.


International Conference on Automation and Computing Technologies–ICACT-2018 17th March 2018

Shri.P.Suresh Kumar, Scientist-G, Aeronautical Development Agency, Bangalore delivered the inaugural address in development of science and technology and its future trends. The guest of Honour, Shri.G.Jegapriyan, Director-India Regional operations, Valeo discussed the opportunities and challenges in Engineering field for the students and insisted them to do smart work to grab the right opportunities.


National Conference on Recent Innovations in Signal processing and Communication (NCRISC’16) 13th April 2016

Mr. K. Mourougayane, scientist, Head-DSP division, SAMEER (society for applied microwave electronics engineering and research) delivered the inaugural address




National Conference on Information and Communication (NCIC’13) 12thApril 2013

Mr.Vivardhan, SVAPAS Innovations has inaugurated the National Conference and delivered a valuable lecture regarding communication and advised the scholars to do research in various areas


Symposium

ECE – SYMPOSIUMS IGNICULUS’18 National Level Technical Symposium 21.07.2018

Dr.A.M.Narendra Kumar ,Senior Manager, Sify Technologies Limited delivered inaugural address


AATRAL 2K16 National Level Technical Symposium 06-08-2016

The function was inaugurated by chief guest Ms.MadhaviRavanan ,Senior architect at wipro telecom group, delivered the inaugural address.


A National Level Tech Fest AATRAL 2K14 14-08-2014

Mr.J.Parthasarathy Director STPI , Chief guest insisted students to participate in many such activities and improve their co-curricular skills.


A National Level Technical Symposium AATRAL 2K13 28-09-2013

Mr.G.R.Sanjeev Kumar, Program Manager, Verizon Services and Mr.Sivaraj, Co-founder, Claystone Technologies graced the occasion as chief guests.

Guest Lectures

Guest Lecture on Linear Integrated Circuits on 10.03.2020



A Guest Lecture on the topic “Waveform Generators and Special Function ICs” – Linear Integrated Circuits was delivered on 10.03.2020 by Dr.S.Mary Joans for II Year ECE students .


Guest Lecture on DSP Processor on 03.09.2019


A Guest Lecture on the topic “DSP Processor” – Linear Integrated Circuits was delivered on 03.09.2019 by Dr.M.Manikandan, Associate Professor ECE MIT – Anna university for III Year ECE students .


Guest Lecture on Embedded System


A Guest Lecture on the topic “Embedded System” – Linear Integrated Circuits was delivered on 03.09.2019 by Mr.M.Manoj, Core Research Group Engineer, Prolific systems technologies PVT. LTD, for III Year ECE students .


GUEST LECTURE ON ETHICAL HACKING 04.07.2018

Ms. Naga Aishwarya from Livewire delivered lecture on Ethical Hacking on 04.07.2018 for III year E


VALUE ADDED TRAINING PROGRAMME ON PLC 05.07.2018 and 06.07.2018

Mr. D. Sundrasekaran ,Adjunct Professor,delievered a training session on PLC Velammal


Seminar on Product Development and Computer Architecture 22.2.2016 &23.2.2016

Seminar on ” Product development & computer architecture ” was conducted by ece department on 22th Feb 2016 & 23.2.2016 .Mr. Purushothaman & Ganapathy, EPR labs delivered lecture on product development & computer architecture,


Seminar on Product Development and Computer Architecture 22.2.2016 &23.2.2016

Seminar on ” Higher Education at Canada University ” was conducted on 3rd August 2016.Mr.Srinivasan,HR – Education Matters, delivered a seminar on opportunities, domain and admissions process at Canada University for II and III year students.


Industrial Visits




Industry visits are arranged for students in batches to reputed establishments. The main objective of arranging these visits is for students to gain an insight into a working environment related to a subject area. The student gains a perspective of what has been disseminated in classrooms. The following are the companies/sectors our students had been to:

Sl NoName of the organizationYearDateFaculty AccompaniedsTotal No of Students
1ENNORE THERMAL POWER PLANTIII2/9/2015Mr.G.Shanmugaraj
Mrs. S. Manju
94
2SCADA - TANGEDCOII ECE(B)25/8/2015Mr S.Karthikeyan
Mrs. G. Gomathy
55
3IGCARIV-ECE(A)31/07/2015Mr. L.Balaji
Mrs. G.Gomathy
55
4CHENNAI PORT TRUSTII-ECE(A)25/8/2015J.Jijin Godwin
Ms. P. Rajalakshmi
55
5Honey Infospace Pvt.LtdII ECE(A&B)25/8/2016Mr. S. Karthikeyan
Mrs. M. Manju
Ms. P. Rajalakshmi
113
6Honey Infospace Pvt.LtdIIIECE(A&B)1/9/2016Mr. G.S. Shanmugaraj
Mrs. S. Manju
112
7Indian Space Research OrganisationII/III(A&B)27/9/17Mr.K.Ragupathi
Mr.Jijingodwin,
Mr.T.Chandrasekar
M.manju
92
8Software Technology Park of IndiaIII/V(A&B)1/7/2017Mr.K.Ragupathi
Ms.T.Kamalam
Mr.Dhayaniythi
Mrs.S.Ishwarya
113
9KAMARAJAR PORTII/III(A&B)24/8/18Faculty advisors & Coordinators 103
10BHAVINIIII/V(A&B)13/7/18Faculty advisors & Coordinators111
11SIEMENS GAMESAII ECE A13/02/2019Faculty advisors & Coordinators 50
12PARLE AGROII ECE B07/03/19Faculty advisors & Coordinators51
13NIOT-National Institute of Ocean TechnologyII ECE A&B15/03/2019Faculty advisors & Coordinators98
14NIOT-National Institute of Ocean TechnologyII/IV/A&B06/03/2020Faculty advisors & Coordinators101
15Bharatiya Nabhikiya Vidyut Nigam Limited(BHAVINI)III/VI/A&B13/03/2020Faculty advisors & Coordinators101
MoU

Sl. No.Name of the organizationNature of company
1Amogaa Products Private LtdM2M, IoT, Mobility, Big data, Cloud and Analytic
2Avian AerospaceUnmanned Aerial Vehicles Research & Development
3CDCE AutomationAutomation courses, Human-Computer interfaces, MSME certification
4Nippon SeikiTechnical training ,Internship, Placement
Research

Research Laboratories & Facilities

There is a dedicated Project/Research laboratory with well equipped systems and latest software tools with total cost of 40 Lakhs. The research lab helps to do more number of in-house projects by the UG students and Research Scholars. A team of highly experienced and dedicated faculty members in our department give technical support to the students for doing projects even beyond the working hours. Faculty members motivate and guide the students to accomplish the mini projects and final major projects in a successful manner.

Research Facilities

  • Microcontroller Board (Intel/Philips/Atmel)
  • Universal programmer VLSI kit
  • Micro controller kit with Ethernet controller
  • PIC microcontroller boards
  • Temperature Sensor
  • Traffic Light Control Stepper Motor
  • 16 bit processor MSP430 microcontroller
  • Altera 3.0 with quantus
  • Cypress Atmel FPSIC
  • ARM 7 Development board RTOS
  • ARMT/ARM9 with RTOS
  • Personal Computers

Soft wares:

  • Ansoft HFSS
  • MatLab
  • NS2

Skill Development:

  • Design and Simulate Antenna
  • Design of Microwave Device
  • Design of VLSI circuits
  • Projects using Arduino
  • Design of Wireless sensor Networks
  • Image Processing using MatLab

Ongoing Funded Projects

Digital Poompuhar –Network Project on Digital Reconstruction of Underwater Heritage Site- Poompuhar of Interdisciplinary Cyber Physical Systems – DST

Research Highlights:

  • Design of Multistar Fractal Microstrip Patch Antenna for Multiband Application.
  • Inverted Adjustable slot Meander Patch MIMO Antenna for 4G/5G.
  • Enhanced surf Wavelet based under water image stitching.
  • Detection of Underwater SONAR IMAGERY.

Industry Institute Laboratory

NI LabVIEW Academy
The department is well equipped NI LabVIEW Laboratory with latest software tools with total cost of 21 Lakhs. We have an eminent NI Certified LabVIEW Associate Developer (CLAD) faculties in our department. These faculties help students to do more inhouse projects and motivate to attend students for project competition. Students get a wide exposure and practical hands on training in this Lab. Faculty members identify the individual learning needs of their students and train them practically. All our trainings are conducted by certified LabVIEW developers.

Research Facilities

  • NI lab VIEW Academy-NI my DAQ with required accessories and cables (hardware bundle 1).
  • NI lab VIEW Academy-NI my DAQ Instructor course material softcopy.
  • NI lab VIEW Academy-NI my RIO with required accessories.
  • NI lab VIEW Academy- NI my RIO Starter Kit.
  • NI lab VIEW Academy- NI my RIO Embedded Kit.
  • NI lab VIEW Academy-NI my RIO Mechatronics accessories kit.

Software:

NI lab VIEW Academy software bundle.

Skill Development:

NI’s platform-based approach combines modular hardware and software to solve complex engineering challenges.
To build a system with NI products.
LabVIEW is development software that students can use to build custom test, design, and control systems in a graphical programming environment.
Data acquisition from sensors and signals using compact DAQ systems.
Compact RIO training with Labview FPGA for advanced control and monitoring applications.

Highlights:

Project titled “An Enhanced quality inspection system for the detection of Rotten Fruits by Blob Analysis” was carried out successfully.
Project titled “Agrimation” also completed successfully.

MSME SPONSORED CDCE AUTOMATION LABORATORY

CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE FOR FACTORY AUTOMATION AND INDUSTRIAL ROBOTICS

There is a dedicated CDCE Automation laboratory with more than 30 kits and 180 products supply with total cost of 30 Lakhs. This Lab Helps the Students to get training in real time industrial equipment and for doing Mini projects, Final Year Projects and R &D projects.

Research Facilities:

  • PLC(Programmable Logic Controllers)
  • HMI(Human Machine Interface)
  • Sensors,Transducers,Controllers
  • Assembly stations
  • Automated test rigs
  • Fatigue durability testing machines
  • Endurance testing machines
  • Automatic welding machines
  • Robotic welding machines
  • Pick and place robots
  • Conveyor systems
  • Inspection stations
  • Work stations
  • Automation system and panels
  • LT/HT panels
  • Retrofits

Skill Development:

1. Design of Human Machine Interface
2. Projects using PLC and SCADA
3. Projects using Machine Vision Systems
4. Design of Industry Automation Projects

We provide a 48 hours course on MSME Automation. After completion of the course students can get MSME Certification and he can able to do projects on PLC, SCADA and automation. A team of highly experienced and dedicated faculty member from CDCE Industry give technical support to the students for doing projects.

Funded Projects and Consultancy Works

Research and Development
Academic Year (2018-19)

S.NoTitle of ProjectInvestigatorsName of the AgencyAmountSanctioned
1Digital Poompuhar- Network Project on Digital Reconstruction of Underwater Heritage Site-Poompuhar of Interdisciplinary Cyber Physical Systems(ICPS).Dr.B.SrideviDST30.7614.03.2019
2Farmer to Customer e-tradeDr.K.Chinnusamy
Professor
Student Members :
Muthu Manjula. M
Abarna.N R
Gnanasankari.B
TNSCSTRs.750018.2.2019
3Design of Pentagonal Fractal WearableDr.R.Jothi Chitra
Professor
Student Members :
Lokesh A
Mukesh. D
Navaneedhan.G
TNSCSTRs.750018.2.2019

CONSULTANCY DETAILS

S.NoProject TitleFunding AgencyAmountDurationFaculty received the fund
1Personal RobotEPR Labs1.1 lakhs2017-18Dr.A.Arun
2Computer Vision based segregation of cloths in Textile Industry·        
Intelligent Robotic ARM for Physiotherapy
EPR Labs0.85 lakh2018-19Dr.B.Sridevi
3EEG based Object Control
Stress Detector and Relief based on EEG signals.
Sensing of Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis
AMOGAA Products Private Limited0.9 lakh2018-19Mr.S.Karthikeyan
FDPS/STTPS/Workshops
S.NoName of the StaffFDP/Workshop/SeminarTitle of the ProgramDateOrganized by
1B.V.Santhosh KrishnaWorkshopIEEE Seminar cum Workshop on Photonics and Optical Networks29.10.2019 to 31.10.2019S.A. Engineering College. Chennai
2J.Jijin GodwinSTTPAICTE Sponsored STTP on Green Communication Networks & Simulation of Wireless Networks using NS302.12.2019 to 07.12.2019S.A. Engineering College. Chennai
3M.Narender MallishettySTTPAICTE Sponsored STTP on Green Communication Networks & Simulation of Wireless Networks using NS302.12.2019 to 07.12.2019S.A. Engineering College. Chennai
4D.JeyamanilathaFDPAICTE sponsored two week FDP on Deep Learning & Internet of Things (IoT)11.11.2019 to 24.11.2019Velammal College of Engineering & Technology, Madurai
5S.ManjuWorkshopTNSCST sponsored National Level workshop on Recent Research advancements in the design of microwave antennas27.11.2019 to 29.11.2019SVCE,Chennai
6Dr.R.Jothi ChitraWorkshopTNSCST sponsored National Level workshop on Recent Research advancements in the design of microwave antennas27.11.2019 to 29.11.2019SVCE,Chennai
7Dr.K.ChinnusamyWorkshopCertificate Course on Effective Patent search and Drafting 20192.12.2019-6.12.2019CEG Campus
8K.RagupathySTTCSTTC on Machine Learning Algorithms & Applications30.11.2019 to 04.12.2019IITDM,Kancheepuram

FACULTY – NPTEL CERTIFICATION DETAILS

Sl.NoName of FacultyCourseDurationRank
1D.Jeyamani LathaMicrowave Theory12 weekElite
2Dr.B.SrideviAccreditation and Outcome based learning8 weekPassed
3S.IlaiyarajaAccreditation and Outcome based learning8 weekElite
4G.ShanmugarajAccreditation and Outcome based learning8 weekElite
5G.ShanmugarajControl System12 weekPassed
6M.DayanidhyDigital Circuits12 weekElite
7S.IlaiyarajaEthics in Engineering Practice8 weekPassed
8Dr.G.BabuTeaching & learning in General (TALG) & Patent Drafting for Beginners4 weekElite

Faculty Achievers in Certified LabVIEW Associate Developer (CLAD)

Sr. NoNameCLAD Pass %
1G.Sethuram Rao90
2M.Narender Mallishetty82.5
3S.Manju95
4T.Kamalam82
A National Level Workshop on Machine Learning Algorithms and its Applications in Medical Field

Pancheti: A National Level Workshop on Machine Learning Algorithms and its Applications in Medical Field catalyzed and financially supported by Tamil Nadu State Council for Science and Technology, Department of Higher education, Government of Tamil Nadu was organized by the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Velammal Institute of Technology on 09.01.2019.Dr.B.Sridevi delivered welcome address. Dr.T.Chandrashekar, Principal felicitated the guest and proposed the presidential address. Prof. Dr. P.Vetrivelan, VIT-Chennai inaugurated the workshop by lightening the inaugural lamp and delivered the inaugural address. In the first session, Dr.P.Vetrivelan introduced machine learning and its applications in medical field .He introduced various programming languages for implementing machine-learning algorithms.

 

Second session was handled by Prof.Dr.R.S.Milton –SSN Chennai. Milton discussed about various machine learning algorithms and showed some demos using python language. Practical session using matlab by Prof.S.Sankar Ganesh –VIT-Vellore done in the afternoon session. Around 55 participants comprising of Research scholars, Students and Faculty members form Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Pondicherry participated in this workshop.

A Two Day Workshop On RESEARCH TRENDS IN IMAGE PROCESSING AND MATLAB EXPLORATION 09-08-2016 & 10-08-2016

The Yelcom Revolutionary Club and workshop commenced on August 09th, 2016 with the inaugural function which was graced by Dr. Dr.R.Baskaran, Associate Professor, DCSE, Anna University-Chennai who was the chief guest of the function.

ISTE Approved Short Term Training Programme (STTP) on Emerging Trends in Digital Image Processing 22-06-2015 to 26-06-2015

The programme was inaugurated by Dr.M.Sasikala, Associate Professor, Department of ECE, College of Engineering, Anna University in the presence of Dr.N.M.Nandhitha, Professor and Research Head, Faculty of Electrical and Electronics ,Sathyabama University.

Anna University sponsored Faculty Development Training Programme on EC6303 – Signals and Systems 11-06-2015 to 18-06-2015

Faculty Development Training Programme on EC6303 – SIGNALS AND SYSTEMS was conducted from 11th June 2015 to 18th June 2015. Twenty participants from various colleges in Tamil Nadu have actively participated in this FDTP.

ONE DAY WORKSHOP ON WAVELET TRANSFORM AND IT’S APPLICATIONS 09-03-2015

Dr. G.Thirugnanam, Annamalai University gave a presentation about Digital Image Watermarking- A data hiding technique and Dr.T.Mangayarkarasi, Annamalai University gave a presentation about Wavelet Transform and its Application to Images.

Professional Society and Club Activities
Webinar Organized

ECE Department organized A Week Webinar Series on various facets of technology for II & III ECE (compulsory) and optional to all department students from 11.05.2020-15.05.2020 as follows

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