The Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering has been established in order to
impart futuristic value based quality education in Electronics and Communication Engineering
and to facilitate dissemination of the acquired knowledge by the students for the welfare of
the society and to enable the students to excel in competitive examinations for higher education
The department has a team of committed faculty members who aspire in teaching and research with
knowledge in the areas of Electronics, VLSI Design, Communication Systems, and Embedded Systems.
The department has established Centre of Excellence such as Keysight Centre for Excellence
in RF design and NI-Graphical System Design Centre to promote and develop research capabilities
and professional activities of the faculty and the students.
The department strives to produce top-notch engineers with global competence for industry,
research and academia. The department aims to foster innovation, design, and
creation of eco-sustainable products to meet the growing technological demands.
To impart high quality technical education aimed at producing engineers of high caliber
To facilitate the students to assimilate the theoretical concepts by providing experiential learning
To collaborate and establish Industry-Institute-Interactions and equip the students to meet the techno-societal challenges
To inculcate qualities of leadership and entrepreneurial skills in order to foster technocracy
To promote innovative research in cutting edge technologies and indigenous product development
To instill the spirit of value based education and life-long learning with a strong commitment to ethical practices and service to society
Inaugural function of ECE Association for the Academic year 2017-2018
Electronics and Communication Engineering Association (ECA) inaugural function was held on 18 August 2017.
Dr R.Jayapal, Former Additional General Manager, BHEL, Trichy was the chief guest. The inaugural function
was initiated with a prayer song. Welcome address was given by S.Sujanya, IV year, Secretary/ ECA followed
by installation of office bearers by Dr P Vetrivelan Associate professor of ECE. The agenda for
academic year 2017-2018 waws given by Ashwin kumaran, IV year, President / ECA.Introduction of the
chief guest was given by Join Secretary Ridhuparan, II year / ECA.
The chief guest addressed the gathering and delivered inaugural address.
His main motive is to invoke the students to innovate new things. He also told a
small story on the development of facebook by Mark Zuckerberg. The final
touch was given by N.Saranya, II year by narrating a wonderful Tamil poem. Finally, vote of
thanks was proposed by S.Abbas Theen, III year, vice president of ECA.
: Dr. E. Malar
: Professor & HOD
: 19 Year(s) 4 Month(s)
: Biomedical Instrumentation, Medical Image Processing
: Dr. P. Vetrivelan
: Associate Professor
: 20 Year(s) 1 Month(s)
: Signal & Image Processing
: Dr. M. Jayasanthi
: Associate Professor
: 10 Year(s) 3 Month(s)
: ASIC Design, Signal processing
: Assistant Professor(Selection Grade)
: 14 Year(s) 5 Month(s)
: Image Processing.Embedded systems
: Dr. S. Vanitha
: Assistant Professor (Selection Grade)
: 11 Year(s) 10 Month(s)
: Communication systems
: Ms. G. Hemalatha
: Assistant Professor (Senior Grade)
: 10 Year(s) 1 Month(s)
: Applied Electronics
: Ms. P. Reba
: Assistant Professor (Senior Grade)
: 8 Year(s) 6 Month(s)
: Information theory, Communication & Signal processing for wireless communication
Electronics & Communication Engg - Value Added Course
Basics of Java Programming
The Value Added Course on "Basics of Java Programming" was handled by Dr T Vairam, (Assistant Professor (Sr. Gr.)),
Department of Information Technology, PSG College of Technology, and Coimbatore from 22.07.2017 to 02.09.2017.
Number of Participants who got benefitted from this course are 35.
A value added course on soft computing was organized by the Department of Electronics and Communication on 27-06-2017
and 28-06-2017. Dr. S N Deepa, Department of EEE, Anna University was the resource person for the workshop.
The major concepts of the workshop included neural networks and genetic algorithms. The main motive of the
workshop was to give the students an overview of what machine learning was all about. Theoretical concepts
of the neural networks were clearly depicted and the need for machine learning in the current scenario was
also explained. Hands on practice on training a neuron was given through MATLAB.
Recent advancements in the field of machine learning mainly fuzzy logic, nature inspired models were introduced to
the students. The workshop was an effective initiative so that the students could study further in the field of soft computing.
The Value Added Course on Arduino was conducted by Dr.M.Jayasanthi, Associate Professor,
Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, PSG Institute of Technology
and Applied Research, Coimbatore. The course covered the key points of microprocessor,
microcontroller and embedded system design. It was mainly focused to enhance the students'
knowledge in embedded system design development. The duration of the course was from 28.12.2016 to 11.04.2017.
Totally 32 Participants attended and benefitted from the course.
A value added course on VHDL (Very high speed integrated circuit (VHSIC) Hardware Description Language)
using Xilinx ISE was organized by Ms.Vishnupriya A (AP-ECE).It was conducted for
the second year students of Electronics and Communication Engineering department,
during their fourth semester for a period of five weeks.
A value added course on "Introduction to Matlab" was organized by the Department of
Electronics and Communication Engineering for the first year students of
ECE during the II semester from 06.01.2017 to 10.03.2017. The software
that was covered as a part of this course is Matlab. The sessions were
conducted in two batches which were swapped after the completion of one
software. The sessions were handled by Ms.M.Deepa, Assistant Professor,
ECE Department, and PSGITECH. Total number of participants attended the workshop are 42.
The Value Added Course on "System Analysis - An Integrated Approach" was conducted by Mr D Venkatesh,
Assistant Professor, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering
during odd semester of 2016-2017. Total number of Participants for this course is 25.
A value added course on "Industrial Automation" was organized by the Department of
Electronics and Communication Engineering for the second year students of ECE during
the III semester from 07.07.2016 to 22.10.2016. The softwares that were covered as
a part of this course are LabVIEW and Matlab.
Guest Lecture on Gateway too Career Opportunities on 27th August 2017
The 27th August, 2017 turned out to be an indelible day to the students of ECE at PSG Institute of Technology and Applied Research.
This added a meaning to the
yet another remarkable day, being Dr.A.P.J.Abdul kalam's Second death anniversary.
The session began with a minute silence to respect the demise of the great soul.
Guest Lecture on Internet of Things in Industries on 16th August 2017
ECE Association organized a guest lecture on Internet of things in Industries on 16/8/2017. Mr.Ravichandran,
General Manager from Lakshmi Electrical Control Systems delivered the lecture. This guest lecture focused on basics
of IoT , IoT Products and opportunity in this field in market. He listed out the current product developments in
IoT field and provided an overview of IoT with many examples.
Guest Lecture on India Innovation Challenge on 26th July 2017
As a part of the ECE Association Activity, a talk was delivered by
Mr. V.S. Ramesh of Texas Instruments (TI) India university program on 26.7.2017.
Mr. Ramesh enlightened the students of second and third year about the TI India
Innovation challenge 2017. This design contest is the joint collaboration of the
Department of Science and Technology, Government of India and Texas Instruments.
Guest Lecture on Placement Orientation Program on 24th June 2017
The department of ECE organized a placement orientation program for final year ECE students on 24.6.2017.
The Chief Guest was Mr.Kanagaraju K, Head - Instruments & Sensors Engineering, Engineering Service department,
Pricol Corporate Service Limited, Coimbatore.
The session began with the essential aspects regarding placement. The main attributes which help to
crack the interviews are confidence, a good overall preparation and communication skills. The
entire process is about how well we reflect our personality in a pleasing and impressive way.
Guest lecture on "RF and Microwave Design of Communication Systems" on 24th March 2017
On behalf of ECE Association, a guest lecture was organized on the topic
'RF and Microwave Design of Communication Systems' on 24th March 2017 at 09.30
am in E3 Seminar Hall, PSG Institute of Technology and Applied Research. The speaker was
Mrs.S.Vijayakumari, Scientist-E, SAMEER, Chennai. She began the lecture with an introduction
about the basic concepts of communication systems such as the process involved in
transmission, reception and the range of various radiations.
Guest Lecture - "Physical Layer Aspects of Wireless Communication" on 30th August, 2016
The Institution of Engineers (IE) India Students Chapter and Electronics and Communication Engineering Association (ECEA) organized a guest lecture on 30th of August on the topic "Physical Layer Aspects of Wireless Communication".
A brainstorming session on career development on 15th July, 2016
A brainstorming session on career development was delivered by Mr .M. Sankara Subramanian, Chief Executive Officer of Chip Test Engineering Limited on July 15th 2016 for the second and third year students of ECE Department at PSG Institute of Technology and Applied Research. The faculty members of ECE Association played a vital role in organizing the session. The speaker is an Engineer in Electronics & Communication with 20+ years of experience in the semiconductor industry. He has headed the IC Test department of a leading semiconductor company in India for eight years and has successfully implemented many test development projects for various customers.
Guest lecture on "Recent Trends in RF" on 23rd July, 2016
The Electronics and Communication Engineers Association organised a guest lecture on the 23rd July, 2016. Mr K R S Ravikumar, CEO, RF Wave Zera Technologies, Bangalore delivered a lecture on the topic 'Recent Trends in RF'.
The lecture started with the introduction on the RF and microwave frequency bands and their advantages. The significance of the frequency bands was explained with practical applications like Bluetooth, GPS, and FM of a mobile phone. Other applications like Wireless Communication, RADAR, Meteorology, RFID, Broadcasting were discussed.
Workshop Conducted by Electronics & Communication Engg
Two Days Workshop on Bid Data Analytics on 25th and 26th August, 2017
A two day workshop on "Big data analytics" was organized by the department of ECE on 25.08.2017 & 26.08.2017 at
Computer Center lab. The resource persons for the program are Mr. Prabhakaran (End-to-End Management, Tata
Consultancy Service (TCS).), Mr.Arun (Technical manager - Big Data Analytics, Infosys), Mr.Prashanth
(Data Science Engineer, Tech Mahindra) and Mr.Senthil (Associate Software Engineer, CTS).
55 students from all classes of ECE attended the workshop.
Short Term Course on Analog IC Design Circuit and Layout Design Methodology Using Cadence Design Flow on 21st to 24th August, 2017
A four day workshop on Analog IC design was organised by the department of Electronics and Communication
from 21st to 24th August 2017. Two resource persons Mr.Akhil Raj and Mr.Anuraj
from Entuple Technologies were the trainers. The first day of training proceeded
with the introduction to Integrated circuits and the evolution of the technologies
in the field of Analog Integrated circuits.
Two Days Hands-On Training in LabVIEW on 18th and 19th August, 2017
The Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering in association PSG Centre for Non-formal and
Continuing Education conducted a two day Hands-on training session on "LabVIEW" on 18th and 19th August, 2017
for the second year students of ECE. A total of 23 students participated in the workshop. The sessions were
delivered by Ms. M Deepa, Assistant Professor, Department of ECE, PSG Institute of Technology and Applied Research.
Hands-on Learning with Analog Discovery on 24th February 2017
The department of Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE) organized a demo workshop on "Hands-on Learning with Analog Discovery" on 24/02/2017 at Integrated Circuits Laboratory (IC Lab), Dept. of ECE. The resource person for the workshop was Mr. Raja. S, Senior Engineer, iSquare Systems, Coimbatore.
One day workshop on Experiential Learning of Engineering Concepts through LabVIEW on 20th August, 2016
A workshop on "EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING OF ENGINEERING CONCEPTS THROUGH LABVIEW" was conducted by the Department of ECE on 20th of August 2016 for the second and third year students of PSG Institute of Technology and Applied Research. Mr. M Satish, Senior Marketing Manager, National Instruments was the resource person for the day. He started out as an Application Engineer at NI 12 years back and has now grown to become a Marketing Manager.
Virtual Instrumentation and Graphical System Design
Mr. Jayaram Pillai, Managing Director, National Instruments (IndRA), Bangalore, interacting with Principal and the faculty of ECE department at PSGiTech on 22.06.2016 about setting up of a Center of Excellence (CoE) in Virtual Instrumentation and Graphical System Design. Mr. Solaikutty Dhanabal, Academic Manager, National Instruments and Mr. J. Visweswaran, Academic Technical Consultant, National Instruments , were also present during the discussion.
Mr Jayaram Pillai, Managing Director, visited the PSGiTech Campus on 22nd June 2016. He was greatly impressed by the world-class infrastructure facility. He made the following suggestions to the faculty of ECE for making our students industry - ready.
Workshop on “Sensor Interface Using Lab VIEW”on January 31st, 2016, February 1st, 2nd and 3rd, 2016.
A workshop on “Sensor Interface Using Lab VIEW” was organized by the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering for the first year students of PSGiTech on January 31st, 2016, February 1st, 2nd and 3rd, 2016.