The School of ECE has a strong industry and research connect with its Board of Studies (BoS) members comprising experts from academia and industry.
School of Electronics & Communication Engineering (ECE) offers Under Graduate (Additional Minor Program), Post Graduate (Digital Electronics and VLSI design & embedded system) and Doctoral program.
The School of ECE has experienced faculty with expertise in the areas of VLSI, Embedded and Communication systems. The School of ECE has a strong industry and research connect with its Board of Studies (BoS) members comprising experts from academia and industry. The curricula for all the courses are designed with focus on the fundamentals enabling the students to facilitate experiential learning and research environment. School has state-of-art laboratory facilities in the areas of Communication, Networking, Signal Processing, Image processing, Embedded Systems, Automotive Electronics and VLSI design to enable students to be industry ready.
The School has focused research groups and research cluster in areas of Embedded Systems, Communication and Networking, Signal processing and VLSI systems. The groups focus on the challenges, issues and latest ongoing trends to carry out the research activities. The curriculum structure provides opportunity for students to enhance their research skills and entrepreneur skills through REU program and projects under Center for Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CTIE). Student forums like IEEE student chapter, Robotics club, SAE offers opportunities for students to develop technical skills and soft skills. To foster research culture among students school has collaborative research projects with BOSCH, Samsung (R&D), Continental, Sankalp Semiconductors, DST, IDH, DRDO, KPIT, MMRFIC, and startups.
The school has strong bond with alumni who are in distinguished positions in industry and playing a vital role in the IT revolution placing Karnataka on the Global IT Landscape. Graduates from the department have found placement in major industries, civil services and multinational corporations such as BOSCH, KPIT, CISCO, Juniper Networks, IBM, Motorola, Siemens, Alcatel, Intel, Microsoft, ISRO, Mercedes Benz, Continental. Also, many of them are successful entrepreneurs.