The department is a specialized area of Electrical and Electronics Engineering involving the control and conversion of electric power using solid-state techniques. The students are exposed to various areas including advanced power semiconductor devices, Artificial Intelligence (AI) techniques, fuzzy logic, artificial neural networks, analysis of power converters and inverters, solid state ac drives and dc drives, computer aided design of electrical machines, modern rectifiers and resonant converters, flexible ac transmission systems, wind energy conversion systems, power quality etc. Graduates of this degree have numerous career opportunities in various sectors with the power sector being the principal employer. Numerous job profiles are a available abroad in hardware manufacturing firms and power industry. Our laboratories are highly modernized to reflect the rapidly changing trends in technology and have all necessary facilities aimed at imparting the best practical knowledge to the students.
The department aims to provide quality education and a thorough training in concepts and practical knowledge necessary for a fulfilling career. The students are also provided special training to strengthen their technical and communication skills. The department arranges periodic industrial visits each semester for the students to improve their practical technical knowledge.
The department also conducts periodic guest lectures by professionals from reputed organizations and universities. The students are well taught theoretically and practically to design electrical and electronic circuits. In order to build a more rounded training, the students are encouraged to participate in national and international events.