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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


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 .


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


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
Mrs. S. Manju
2SCADA - TANGEDCOII ECE(B)25/8/2015Mr S.Karthikeyan
Mrs. G. Gomathy
3IGCARIV-ECE(A)31/07/2015Mr. L.Balaji
Mrs. G.Gomathy
4CHENNAI PORT TRUSTII-ECE(A)25/8/2015J.Jijin Godwin
Ms. P. Rajalakshmi
5Honey Infospace Pvt.LtdII ECE(A&B)25/8/2016Mr. S. Karthikeyan
Mrs. M. Manju
Ms. P. Rajalakshmi
6Honey Infospace Pvt.LtdIIIECE(A&B)1/9/2016Mr. G.S. Shanmugaraj
Mrs. S. Manju
7Indian Space Research OrganisationII/III(A&B)27/9/17Mr.K.Ragupathi
8Software Technology Park of IndiaIII/V(A&B)1/7/2017Mr.K.Ragupathi

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 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
Student Members :
Muthu Manjula. M
Abarna.N R
3Design of Pentagonal Fractal WearableDr.R.Jothi Chitra
Student Members :
Lokesh A
Mukesh. D


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
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


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
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.


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.


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 Activites

The Department conducts various acitivites like Group Discussion, Personality Development, Quiz, Debate,etc. for the students in order to bring out extra talents through YELCOM Revolutionary Club.

Inauguration of IETE student Chapter on 28.12.2017 by Shri.RPB Sundaram, Retd. AGM, BEL & Executive Committee Member IETE
S.NoTitle of the ProgramName of the ProgramChief GuestOrganized ByDate
1IETE Inaguration & QuizTechnical QuizR.P.B Sundaram Retd RGM,
BEL & Executive Member IETE
2ISTEWorkshop on INTERNET OF THINGS (IOT)Mr.Sathyanath Prem Kumar, Amogaa Products Pvt LtdMr.G.Shanmugaraj
Mr.G.Sethuram rao
21-12.2017 & 22.12.2017
Teachers’ Day Celebration 06.09.2018

Yelcom revolutionary club and power club of the department of ECE and EEE jointly organized teachers day. Dr.Sudha Seshayan, Director & Head of the anatomy department , Orator , Writer and Vice principal , Madras Medical College, Chennai presented presidential address.

Inaguration of Club

Inauguration: 09-08-2016, 09.00 A.M.

Chief Guest: Dr.Baskaran, Anna University

Project Discussion by YELCOM Revolutionary Club

Research trends in image processing using MATLAB

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