Electronics and Communication Department

The Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering started during the academic  year 2001-2002 with the intake of 60 students for under graduate B.E (E & EC) course andd 18 students for M.Tech (Electronics) course.  This department boasts by well experienced and technically excelling faculty, to impart knowledge and skills to inculcate the professional responsibilities to play leadership role along their diverse career paths and develop capability to utilize engineering skills in industry, research centers, and national laboratories and entrepreneurship.  The primary objective of the department is to impart quality education, training and research at the undergraduate, postgraduate levels in various areas of Electronics and Communication Engineering with broad emphasis on design aspects of electronic systems.  Here the students are given more practical exposures and innovative methodologies for the design and development in the electronics field, the sincere effort of our faculty to motivate the students has produced remarkable achievements in co-curricular and extra-curricular activities.  The dedication of our faculty and the keen interest exhibited by our students has produced a commendable academic record with university ranks every year.  We hold a privilege that, the laboratory infrastructure of the department is is excellent with state of art equipments and software related to the field of Engineering.  The role of a library is critical in making a knowledge society.  So the department functions with a library with a collection of standard books for the faculty and students to refer and enhance their knowledge.  The department library collection also includes CDs in various subjects as per the academic syllabus.

1.The Department has hosted Three days ,International Conference during 18 -20 Dec 2013. followed by a pre conference workshop on 18 -Dec 2013. About 120 papers were received and 65 were selected for presentation.
2.The Department also rans the P.G. course "M.Tech Electronics" with intake of 18 students.
3.One patent filed by Mr.P.S.Ashtankar Asso.Prof. on "Circuler Disc Antenna ".


The laboratory needs for both courses are catered by following twelve laboratories well equipped with latest infrastructure.

1. Communication Lab :- The lab is fully equipped to make the students aware of analog and digital communication techniques. To explore the possibilities of further experimentation on latest digital communication technology in the communication field more and more experiments are added to match the latest developments in these fields. Software named as "COMMSIM" for simulation of various analog and digital communication systems and Spectrum analyzer for measurement of communication signals in frequency domain are also available.

2. Microwave Measurements Lab :- This laboratory is equipped with 9 microwave test benches with all necessary equipments and components, which can demonstrate fundamental aspects of microwave engineering such as generation of microwaves, its propagation through various microwave devices, enables fundamental understanding of various types of antennas through measurement of gain and radiation pattern. Experiments have been designed to demonstrate the basic fundamentals of transmission line theory such as VSWR, use of Smith chart and impedance measurements. It is planned to add the state of art experiments based on micro strip lines which will demonstrate the advancement in the field of microwave engineering.

3. Electronics Devices and Circuit Laboratory :- This lab has all basic devices and components including fabricated experimental boards and breadboards to perform experiments to understand the basics of experimental characteristic of devices, amplifiers, voltage regulators, rectifiers etc. By performing the experiments on breadboard the performance of the circuits can be tested under different operating conditions. Computer is also available to undertake simulation experiments.

4. Linear integrated Circuit Lab :- This laboratory has the infrastructure to enable the students to study various linear and non-linear circuit & applications. The lab is equipped with all necessary trainer boards. Students would have opportunity to perform experiments on bread board in down-to-earth understanding mode. Lab is also equipped with computers to undertake simulation experiments.

5. Digital Lab :- This lab is well equipped with all types of digital devices and IC's with experimental trainer boards, majority of which are fabricated in the lab itself. This enables the students to study various aspects of digital electronics and perform the experiments for digital circuit applications and testing of their performance. Thus the students can develop their own digital circuits in the lab and test the same. Lab is also equipped with computer to undertake simulation experiments. 6. Microprocessor Lab :- It also has all the facilities to test the programs in assembly language and machine language for 8085 and 8086. The lab has about sixteen 8085 kits, three 8086 kits with various I/O cards and 8051 microntrollers.

7. Electronics System Design Lab :- This lab has all the facilities like breadboard based experimental setups and advanced design kits to design and test various electronics circuits like voltage regulators, power amplifiers, oscillators, etc. Further, circuits are designed and tested using EDA tools like PSpice, the circuit simulation software, in the computer centre. Students would have opportunity to perform experiments on breadboard in down- to-earth understanding mode. This Hardware Lab is also equipped with one computer to undertake simulation experiments.

8. Digital System Design Lab :- This lab has all the advanced softwares and hardware kits required for front end VLSI and Embedded Systems i.e. XILINX PROJECT MANAGER 8.1, MODELSIM, System Generator, ALTERA EDA Tool, ALDEC Simulator, XILINX Webpack, HDL Bencher, SPJ C-Compler/Assembler/Linker/Simulator for 8051 microcontroller family, Frontline Simulator and Programmer-B model for ATMEL and AVR Micro-controller family and EEPROM, debugger and chipscope module. This lab is well equipped with 22 Dual Core Intel processor and P-IV Computers (shareable with DSP Lab), FPGA-CPLD kits, 8096 microcontroller hardware kit, Motorola micro controller and 8051 kit. This lab has all the facilities required for research in VLSI and Embedded System domains besides project work. VLSI, DSP, Xilinx software of ISE series and VLSI CPLD trainer kits are available.

9. Digital Signal Processing Lab :- Work in this lab is supported with 22 Dual Core Intel processor and P-IV computers. It has latest licensed MATLAB software. It is enriched with DSP kit TMS320C5416 and TMS320C6713 processors. It has Bloom with DSP software (Audio-video) for beginners to step into the signal processing area. For Satellite Image processing, it has the latest ERDAS IMAGINE software V.9.1.

10. Electronics Workshop/ Project Lab :- This lab is used by the students of the II, III and final year of Electronics Engg., for various practicals, hobby circuit design, projects for final year and mini-projects of VI semester. The students are made to learn the process of soldering techniques, winding and all processes involved in the fabrication of electronic circuits using PCB technology. Further, the lab provides all necessary infrastructure for making the PCBs for project work and other club activities including the winding machine, deep pitching machine, PCB baking oven, PCM film maker, ultra violet system illuminated scanner, etc.
The lab has three PCs with Software’s for Microcontroller based projects like Keil Cross compiler, Topview simulator, microcontroller burner, RIDE compiler and assembler which helps the students to understand the projects at simulation level.
The project Lab works up to 8.30 pm in the even semester to enable students of VI & VIII semesters to work on their projects.

11. Computer Center :- The Departmental Computer Center has 22 PC's with Dual Core Intel Processors. Out of these 12 systems are connected with Internet facility. These computers support DSP as well as DSD laboratories. The center is provided with various software required for communication engineering, circuit design and digital image processing.
The Computer Center works up to 8.30 pm in the even semester to enable students of VI & VIII semesters to work on their projects.
This center also provides facility for E-based learning, for which CD's had been procured from IIT- Kharagpur and IIT-Delhi. These CDs cover Digital Signal Processing, Signal and Systems, Digital Image Processing, Digital Communication and VLSI fields.

12. Television Engineering Lab :- This lab has B/W and Colour T.V. trainer sets to study the basics of B/W and Colour T.V. reception. It also supports pattern generation and fault detection sections to study different faults in T.V.

ELECTRONICS & COMMUNICATION ENGG :

Sr.No Name Designation
01 Sri.S.M.Kharad Associate Professor & Head
02 Sri.C.K.Thadani Associate Professor
03 Dr. Pankaj S. Ashtankar Associate Professor & Associate Dean (Student Activity)
04 Mrs.Archana V. Mahatme Assistant Professor
05 Mrs.Nutan Suple Assistant Professor
06 Sri.Amol Dhankar Assistant Professor
07 Sri Shrikant S.Chamlate Assistant Professor
08 Ms.Pradnya G.Ramteke Assistant Professor
09 Ms. R.M.Jumbadkar Assistant Professor
10 Mrs.Sureshwari Bichwe Assistant Professor
11 Mr.Shashikant Lahade Assistant Professor
12 Mr.Pralhad Dhenge Assistant Professor

 

 

Mr.S.M.Kharad, Associate  Professor & Head

  1. Qualification: B.E. (Electronics Engineering) from Amravati University, Amravati and M.Tech. from RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur.

  2. Experience :  Joined this institute in August 1989. He Has been in teaching for 28 years.

  3. Publications : Seventeen technical papers in National & International Conferences and Journals.

  4. Membership of Professional Bodies :  Nil

  5. Fields of Interest :  Networking and Microprocessor.

  6. Others :  Participated in WIPRO Mission 10X Program

 

Mr.C.K. Thadani,  Associate Professor

  1. Qualification: B.E. (Electronics Engineering) from RTM Nagpur University and M.Tech. (By research in Wireless Communication)

  2. Experience:  Joined this institute in July 1988. He Has been in teaching for 27 years.

  3. Publications :Six technical papers in National & International Conferences.

  4. Membership of Professional Bodies : Life Member of ISTE.

  5. Fields of Interest :  Wireless Communication

  6. Others :  Participated in WIPRO Mission 10X Program

 

Dr. Pankaj S. Ashtankar, Associate Professor & Associate Dean (Student Activity)

  1. Qualification: B.E. (Electronics Engineering) and M.Tech. from RTM Nagpur University.  Ph.D. from RTM Nagpur University Nagpur.

  2. Experience :  Joined this institute in August 2008. He Has 15 year of total experience which include 1 and half year in industry.

  3. Publications : Published more than 35 papers in National ,International conference ,Journals and symposium.

  4. Membership of Professional Bodies :  Life member of ISTE, member of IETE, Member of IE, MAIMS, MSSI India ,MIAEng.

  5. Fields of Interest :  Ultrawide Band Technology and RF antenna Design.

  6. Others : M.Tech., Co-ordinator, Participated in WIPRO Mission 10X Program, Hosted National ,Inernational conferences ,consultant for wide and ultrawide band antenna design.

 

Mrs. Archana V. Mahatme, Assistant Professor

  1. Qualification: B.E. (Electronics & Communication Engineering) from Amravati University and M.Tech. from RTM Nagpur University. 

  2. Experience:   Joined this institute in July 1999 . She Has 16 year of  teaching experience.

  3. Publications :Four technical paper in International Conference

  4. Membership of Professional Bodies : Life member ISTE

  5. Fields of Interest : Embedded systems, Communication systems  

  6. Others:  Participated in WIPRO Mission 10X Program

 

Mrs. Nutan Suple, Assistant Professor

  1. Qualification: B.E. (Industrial Electronics) from Amravati University, M.Tech (Electronics) from Nagpur University, Nagpur.

  2. Experience:  Joined this institute in July 2004.  She  has 11 years of teaching experience.

  3. Publications : Six papers published in National & Interntional Conferences & Journals.

  4. Membershipof Professional Bodies :Life Member of ISTE.

  5. Fields of Interest :  Wireless Data Transmission.

  6. Others :  Nil

 

Mr. Amol Dhankar, Assistant Professor

  1. Qualification: B.E. (Electronics Engineering) from RTM Nagpur University. M.Tech. in VLSI from RTM Nagpur University Nagpur.

  2. Experience:  Joined this institute in 2005. He has 10 years of teaching experience.

  3. Publications :  2 National and 1 International Conferences.

  4. Membership of Professional Bodies :  Member of ISTE

  5. Fields of Interest :  Digital System Design using VHDL ,Microprocessors and Microcontroller,UHF & Microwave.

  6. Others :  Nil

 

Mr.Shrikant S.Chamlate, Assistant Professor

  1. Qualification: B.E. (Electronics and Comm. Engineering) from Nagpur Univserisyty. M.Tech. in VLSI  from RTM Nagpur University.   

  2. Experience:  Joined this institute in June 2009. He has 6  years of teaching experience.

  3. Publications : Three Papers in National & One paper inInternational Conferences.

  4. Membership of Professional Bodies :  Nil

  5. Fields of Interest :  VLSI & VHDL.

  6. Others :  Nil

 

Ms.Pradnya Gajbhiye (Ramteke), Assistant Professor

  1. Qualification: B.E. (Electronics and Comm. Engineering) from RTM Nagpur University. Nagpur. M.Tech. in VLSI from RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur.

  2. Experience:  Joined this institute in July 2006. She has 9 year of teaching experience.

  3. Publications : Three papers published in National S& Internationl Conferences & Journals.

  4. Membership of Professional Bodies :  Life member of ISTE.

  5. Fields of Interest : VLSI  Designing, Electronics Devices & Circuits, Embedded Systems.

  6. Others :  Nil

 

Ms. Rupali N.Suraskar, Assistant Professor

  1. Qualification: B.E. (Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering) from RTM Nagpur University.  M.Tech. in VLSI from RTM Nagpur University Nagpur.

  2. Experience :  Joined this institute in 2006. She has 9  years of teaching experience.

  3. Publications :  Five papers in National & Internationl Conferences & Journals.

  4. Membership of Professional Bodies :  Life Member of ISTE

  5. Fields of Interest :  Microprocessors and Microcontroller, Embedded System, VLSI System Design

  6. Others :  Participated in WIPRO Mission 10X Program

 

Mrs. Sureshwari R. Bichwe, Assistant Professor

  1. Qualification : B.E. from Osmania University, Hyderabad,  A.P and M.Tech. from RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur.

  2. Experience : Joined this Institute in 2009. She has 14 years of total teaching experience and 02 years industry experience.

  3. Publications :  Five papers in National & Internationl Conferences.

  4. Membership of Professional Bodies :  Life Member of ISTE.

  5. Fields of Interest : Communication Electronics, Microwave Communication, Electronics Instrumentation.

  6. Other : Honors Diploma in Computer Programming and Application from AISECT, Bhopal.

 

Mr. Shashikant Lahade, Assistant Professor

  1. Qualification : B.E.(Electronics & Comm), M.Tech from C.O.E Amravati University, Amravati. 

  2. Experience : Joined this Institute in 2012. He has 03 year of experience.

  3. Publications : Five Papers in National & Internationl Conferences & Journals

  4. Membership of Professional Bodies : Life Member of ISTE

  5. Fields of Interest : VLSI, Embedded System & Digital system design

  6. Other :  Attended several workshops ,STTP's and traning programs.

 

Mr.Pralhad M. Dhenge, Assistant Professor

  1. Qualification : M.Tech from RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur.

  2. Experience : Joined this Institute in 2008. He has 09 years of experience & Two years of Industry experience.

  3. Publications : Published 06 technical papers in National & International Conferences.

  4. Membership of Professional Bodies : Nil

  5. Fields of Interest : Radar Engineering, Line Communication and Switching System, Software Quality Testing, Microwave Engineering.

  6. Other : CSI Certification of Manual Testing from Chennai.

 

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