The Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering started M.Tech in Power Electronics and Drives in the year 2014 with an intake of 18. The Programme is approved by AICTE and Government of Odisha and is affiliated to Biju Pattnaik University of Technology.
Power electronics finds applications in Control of AC & DC drives in industries, commercial, aerospace, utility and military applications and also it plays an important role in switching power supplies, High voltage DC lines which interconnect two different AC systems. Rapid developments in recent times indicate the applications of semiconductor power devices that can efficiently switch large current at high voltages with an emphasis on low power loss.
To train competent engineers and professionals to meet the needs of industries related to power electronics and drives, power electronics applications in power systems, and the transportation sector.
The Department have specialized laboratory and students are expected to work and gain practical knowledge in ABB/Project Lab, Power Electronics Lab, High Voltage Lab, Relay Lab, Power System Simulation Lab.
Students are motivated to participate in research projects in the areas of, but not limited to: Control Systems, Power Electronics in Power systems, Power Systems Protection, High Voltage Transmission Systems, Power Electronics & Industrial Drives, Applications of Power Electronics.
Scope of Employment
- Placement in leading core companies like GE, TVS Electronics, Blue Star Infotech, BSNL Nokia, Texas instruments, Analog Devices, Honeywell, Tata Elxi, IBM and the like.
- All R&D and Academic Institutions involved in R&D in the areas of Power Electronics Technology.