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Dr. Ambedkar Institute of Technology

Electronics and Instrumentation Technology

To create a centre for imparting technical education with global recognition and to conduct research on cutting edge of technology to meet the current and future challenges of society and industry.

  • To provide well–balanced curriculum to acquire professional competencies and skills.
  • To advance knowledge, create passion for learning, foster innovation and nurture talents towards serving the society and the country.
  • To offer Post graduate and research programs.

Programs Offered

Head of Department

hod-it_smallTo create a centre for imparting technical education with global recognition and to conduct research on cutting edge of technology to meet the current and future challenges of society and industry.

Dr.Meenakshi M, Ph.D,
Professor & Head,
Instrumentation Technology

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

The Electronics &Instrumentation Engineering faculty in consultations with its stakeholders, Established the following program educational objectives, a student accomplish   after 3- 4 years of his/her graduation:

PEO1 Fundamental Knowledge: Graduates acquire a firm foundation in Mathematics, Basic Sciences and Engineering fundamentals necessary to formulate, solve and analyze Electronics, Instrumentation, Control and Automation engineering problems and pursue higher studies.

PEO2 Core Competence: Graduates Possess technical knowledge for professional careers in instrumentation, electrical, electronics and control related fields that cater to the needs of society.

PEO3 Breadth: Graduates serve in the educational institutions, research organizations, core Electronics, Instrumentation and control industries

PEO4 Professional Attributes: Graduates will have the highest integrity, social responsibility, teamwork skills and leadership capabilities in their professional career.

PEO5 Life-Long Learning: Graduates will continue to develop their knowledge and expertise by pursuing their higher studies/research activities in the premier institutions/ organizations

Program outcomes (POs)

Students graduating from the Department of Electronics &Instrumentation Engineering at Dr. AIT Bangalore will be able to:

  1. Engineering knowledge: Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals to the solution of complex problems in Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering.
  2. Problem analysis Identify, formulate and analyze complex problems related to Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering sciences.
  3. Design/development of solutions: Design solutions for complex Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering problems and design system components or processes that meet the specified needs with appropriate consideration for the public health and safety, cultural, and the societal, and environmental considerations.
  4. Conduct investigations of complex problems: Use research based knowledge and methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions related to Electronics, Instrumentation and Control Engineering.
  5. Modern tool usage: Create, select and apply appropriate state-of-the-art techniques, resources and modern engineering and computing tools to solve complex Electronics, Instrumentation and Control Engineering problems with an understanding of the limitations.
  6. The engineer and society: Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional engineering practice.
  7. Environment and sustainability: Understand the impact of the professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.
  8. Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.
  9. Individual and team work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.
  10. Communication: Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.
  11. Project management and finance:  Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the engineering and management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in multidisciplinary environments.
  12. Life-long learning: Recognize the need for and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change.
  13. Able to use embedded system in the field of measurement, control, calibration and industrial automation.

About the Department

Department of Instrumentation Technology, established in the year 1986, has been accredited by NBA and certified by ISO 9001: 2008 quality management System. The department has sanctioned intake of 60 students for under graduation and has R& D center recognized by VTU Belgaum.

The mission of the department is to uphold Dr AIT mission and thus provide quality education To equip students with the tools they need to compete in an evolving global market place through an innovative learning model as well as To instill the knowledge and skills of professional practice

The goals of the department have been to prepare the students Industry-Ready by aligning Instrumentation Technology Education Program to the current technology and the best practices in the area of Industrial Automation and Embedded Systems.

The department has well established laboratory facilities for both teaching and research, the department has R & D center to carry out the research. The department has MOU with international companies such as Texas Instruments.

The department has experienced a continued improvement of faculty qualification and significant development in the academic and research programs in the past years. With the renewal of faculty in the last few years, not only the existing research areas are significantly strengthened, but also see several new research areas under development.  The synergy of the progressive management, committed faculty, staff, and students are ensuring in excellent academic results year after year.

BOS Members for the academic years:  2015- 17

Sl. No. Name and Address  Position
1 Dr. M. Meenakshi, Professor and Head, IT, Dr. AIT, Bangalore Chairperson
2 Prof. M. M. Nayak

Professor  CeNSE  IISc Bangalore

Subject Expert
3 Dr. A. Ramakalyan,  Professor, Instrumentation and Control Engineering NIT Trichi Subject Expert
4 Dr. H. S. Mohana, Professor, M.C.E. Hassan Subject Expert
5 Dr. K. Shailaja Professor, I.T, SJCE, Mysore. Subject Expert
6 Dr. M. S. Holi,

Professor, Dept. of EI, UBDT  Davanagere

VTU Nominee
7 Mr. Arunkumar R K

Senior Consultant, Siemens Technology and Services Pvt.Ltd, Bangalore

Industry Representative
8 Mr. Abhinav A. Kalamdani, Sunlux Technologies Private Ltd. Bangalore Industry Representative
9 Mr. Venugopal, Vinjay Automaton, Bangalore Industry Representative
10 Dr. Jayanna SIT Tumkur Alumni Representative
11 Prof. Devaraju. G Internal BOS Members
12 Prof. M Prasanna Kumar Internal BOS Members
13 Prof.Ganapathi V Sagar Internal BOS Members
14 Prof.Sridevi.N Internal BOS Members
15 Prof.Subha.P Internal BOS Members
16 Prof. H. R. Sridhar Kumar Internal BOS Members

  Research Guide Details Name of the guide Name of the research scholar Year of registration Area of research University Status
1 Dr M Meenakshi Beena Ullal Math 2009 Medical imaging VTU On going
2 Dr M Meenakshi H S Murali 2009 Flight parameter estimation VTU completed
3 Dr M Meenakshi Niranjan Murthy 2010 Bio medical instrumentation VTU On going
4 Dr M Meenakshi Sandeep bhat 2011 Medical imaging VTU On going
5 Dr M Meenakshi Nandeesh. M. D 2010  Robotics & Control VTU Submitted thesis
6 Dr M Meenakshi Shubha P 2013 Robotics & control VTU On going
7 Dr M Meenakshi Sridevi N 2015 Image Processing VTU Completed course work
8 Dr G V Jayaramaiah Prasannakumar M 2011 Power optimization Embedded system VTU On going
9 Dr K Suresh Babu Ganapathi V Sagar 2011 Image Processing VTU On going

R & D Project Name of the project Funding agency Project investigators Duration Amount sanctioned Status
1 Design and development of Autonomous wheeled Robot for out-door applications VTU, Belagam Dr. M.Meenakshi 2010 -13 12.87lakh completed


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