Mechatronics Engineering
Highlights
  • Total built-up area: 44,852 sq.ft.
  • Best Department Award: 2006-07, 2011-12 and 2015-16
  • Best performing Department in industry linked activities award: 2016-17
  • Research centre : 8 approved supervisors with 38 Ph.D. scholars
  • Conferences organized : National - 8 / International - 4
  • R&D projects sanctioned : 15 (worth of Rs. 106.39 Lakhs from AICTE, UGC, DST, DST-TBI, and IEI)
  • Sponsored Seminars / Workshops / FDP organized : 44 (funded by AICTE, DRDO, TNSCST, MNRE, DIT, IIT, DST, DST-SERB, CSIR, DBT and MoEF)
  • Publications by faculty in journals : 135
  • Publications by faculty in conferences : 416
  • Consultancy / training activities carried out : 122
  • Good placement record since 2005
  • Sponsored students projects: 18 ( funded by IEI and TNSCST )
  • Papers presented by the students: 1880 and won 447 prizes, 83 prizes from IITs & NITs

Milestones

1999: B.E. Mechatronics Engineering with an intake of 40
2004: M.E. Mechatronics Engineering with an intake of 18
2006: Increase in UG intake to 60
           Accredited by NBA for three years
2007: Received Best Department Award
2009: Reaccredited by NBA for five years
           Recognized research centre for Ph.D. programme under Anna University
           Increase in UG intake to 120
2010: Established Robotics club
2012: Received Best Department award
2014: Established KEC student’s productivity forum in association with Coimbatore Productivity Council
           Established e-Yantra laboratory in association with IIT-Bombay
2015: Certified NI LabVIEW Academy School
2016: Received Best Department award
2017: Received Best performing Department in industry linked activities award