Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering
Established in 1981, the department offers a 4-year B.E. Degree Programme in Electronics & Communication Engineering, with an annual intake of 180 students. It also offers two M.E. Programmes, Embedded Systems & VLSI Design and Communication Engineering & Signal Processing of two years duration each. There are 200 computers located in various labs of the department.
Dr. E. Sreenivasa Rao, is Professor and Head of the Department. The Department has 25 experienced faculty members comprising Professors, Associate Professors and Assistant Professors and industry professionals. The faculty has teaching expertise in various specializations like Signal Processing, Communications, Digital Systems, Embedded Systems, VLSI Design, Microwaves etc.
The ECE Department has an area of 2,701 Sq. Mtrs. in a separate block to cater to the needs of classrooms, laboratories and other common facilities. The Department has 12 laboratories as per the curriculum which includes 3 advanced laboratories. The laboratories are as per the curriculum such as Basic Electronics, Analog Electronics Circuits, Digital & Integrated Circuits, Communication, Microwave Engineering, Signal Processing & Microprocessors and Interfacing.
Following are the advanced labs:
- VLSI Lab with Mentor graphics and Cadence tools.
- Digital Signal Processing Lab with TMS320C6748 based DSP Kits, code composer studio and MATLAB modeling and simulation software.
- Communication Engineering Lab with Agilent make test and measurement bundle, WiComm-T Wireless communication trainer system SDR platforms, NI LabVIEW academy hardware and software bundles.
- Embedded Systems Lab with X86, 8051 and ARM based embedded system development platforms, Vivaldo SoC/Embedded System Development suite, Zynq 7020 based all programmable System on Chip (SoC) development platforms., Proteus Virtual System Modeling software.
The Department maintains a robust association with the industry for student training, student projects, faculty visits, expert lectures, and for collaboration in research and development in emerging technologies. The department is associated with the major industries like NVIDIA Graphics, Veda IIT, Cypress, AMS, ANURAG, National Instruments, DLRL, etc. The department has research projects funded by DLRL& RCI.
Osmania University accorded recognition to ECE department as a research center to carryout research leading to the award of Ph.D. degree. The University also accorded recognition to 4 professors as Ph.D supervisors to supervise Ph.D scholars and currently about 25 Ph.D scholars are working with them in the department.
The Department has an IEEE student branch, IETE student Forum and IE(I) chapter to facilitate effective interaction with the industry and academia through seminars / symposia / workshops. The students of ECE have been consistently securing top university honors among the affiliated colleges of Osmania University. A good number of ECE students have been offered employment both by IT and Core Electronics Engineering Companies in the campus selections.