VIDYAVARDHAKA COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING
Accredited by NAAC with ‘A’ Grade
Department of Electrical and Electronics
Accredited by NBA, New Delhi (Validity: 01.07.2017 – 30.06.2020)
From Principal’s Desk
E-Spark is truly sparkling with a lot of achievements. The Department has
conducted innumerable activities at student level including outreach
activities. All these activities make engineering education meaningful. I
congratulate the faculty and students for their outstanding performance.
In future, the engineering professions will be dominated by the Electrical
Engineers! I wish the Department all the best and continued success.
— Dr. B SADASHIVE GOWDA
Inside Message from HOD...
•MOU with Venjay We are proud to bring out 6th volume of department newsletter
E-Spark, which showcases the growth of the department over the years.
Automation Pvt. Ltd. We appreciate the students for participating in club activities for their
— Dr. SH0BHA SHANKAR
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT
Department has dedicated staff members with recognized VTU
•VERGE Club research center
•VEEE-Outreach Club Equipped with state of art laboratory with licensed version of
MATLAB R2019b TAH and MIPOWER-25 Users.
• Hackathon on Save
Industrial visits, Workshops, Distinguished Lectures, Barcamps
Farming Save Forest Save and Hackathons are organized to expose students to the real
world of Electrical Technology.
Mini Project exhibition - platform for students to explore and
• Faculty Achievements exhibit their technical abilities.
•Students Achievements PCB Prototyping Machine, Solar PV, PLC & SCADA Modules
have been setup in project lab to carry out projects.
Industry Academia board meeting is conducted every year to get
•Industrial Visits suggestions for the overall development.
•Technical Talks The Department has an exclusive students’ club viz
VEEE-SPARC (Vidyavardhaka Electrical and Electronics
Engineering Students’ Project And Research Club).
ESPIN (Electrical Students’ Project Inventory Network
VERGE ( Vidyavardhaka Electrical Research Group for
The Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering shall create competent professionals through quality
education and research for benefit of the society.
Impart technical competency in Electrical and Electronics Engineering through competent staff, effective
teaching learning process and good infrastructure.
Strengthen industry institute interaction for knowledge sharing and innovative projects.
Inculcate professional ethics, self-learning capability, entrepreneurial skills and leadership qualities for overall
Foster research and development activities for academic excellence.
Memorandum of Understanding Awarded
The Department of EEE Signed an MOU with Dr. K Gopala Reddy from the department of Electrical
VENJAY AUTOMATION PVT LTD. Bengaluru and Electronics was awarded with Ph.D. degree from
VTU under the guidance of Dr. T Ananthapadmanabha,
Barcamp Professor (Retd.) department of EEE, NIE, Mysuru
BARCAMP on E Vehicles – Needs and A workshop on “IoT and Embedded System” was
Challenges in India is organized by ESPIN on 10 organised on 19-20 September 2019 in association
of October 2019 Thursday. with IEEE-PES Students’ Branch Chapter .
ESPIN - Electrical Students Project
Inventory Network to provide platform
for innovative idea presentation, project
development and presentation skills.
The inaugural event is organized on 23
September 2019, The chief guest of
the event is Prof. Shamsundar S, Head
and Chief Coordinator at NIE CREST,
the event if presided by
Dr. B. Sadashive Gowda, Principal,
VVCE. And Guest of honor was
Dr. D J Ravi, Dean – Academics and Dr. G B Krishnappa, Dean - R and D. The Head of the department
Dr. Shobha Shankar addressed about the ESPIN club and Objectives of the Club. The coordinators of the
ESPIN club is Prof. Lokesh C and Prof. Babu Rajendra Prasad .
VERGE — Vidyavardhaka Electrical
Research Group for Excellence was Inaugurated
on 16th October 2019. The Chief Guest of the
function was Dr. K G Basavakumar, Professor of
Mechanical Engineering Department, RNSIT,
Bengaluru. Principal Dr. B Sadashive Gowda,
Dean Academic Dr. D J Ravi, Dean R&D
Dr. G B Krishnappa, staff and students EEE
department were present for the Inauguration.
Approximately 124 student members have
volunteered themselves to get involved in the
research work under this club. The Chief Guest
highlighted the importance of Research in the
present day context and all the dignitaries expressed
their gladness for their presence in the function
Coordinators of the VERGE club are Dr. Rashmi S
and Prof. Anoop H A.
VEEE-OUTREACH CLUB was inaugurated on
16 November 2019, The function was presided by the
principal of vidyavardhaka college of engineering,
Dr.B.Sadashive Gowda , HOD of EEE dept
Dr. Shobha Shankar and Headmistress of government
higher primary school Hinkal Smt. Hemavathi, club
co-ordinators Prof. Raghunath.M.J and
Prof. Goutham.B. After the inauguration function there
was an awareness program for the school children
about computer. The students were of higher
primary grade. The sessions were conducted in 4
different aspects namely the history of computer, ba-
sics of computer, MS-word & Paint. The sessions
were taken by the student volunteers.
HACKATHON ON “SAVE FARMING - SAVE FOREST -
As a part of ESPIN, the department organized 24 Hours
“State Level Hackathon” on “Save Farming - Save
Forest - Save India” on 12 – 13 November 2019. The
main objective of the event is to identify the problems
which are extracted from the event “Ride for a Cause”
which was held on 12.10.2019. Totally 16 teams
consisting of 64 participants took part in the event from
various colleges. Alumni of VVCE, Mr. Nuthan Prasanna,
Entrepreneur, gave technical assistance to the teams to
come out with the appropriate solution.
Dr. K Gopala Reddy is appointed as member for Board of Examiners, VTU, Mysore region
Dr. K Gopala Reddy delivered a talk on “DC Machines and Alternators”, on 22/10/2019 to JSS Polytechnic Students.
Prof. D. BABU RAJENDRA PRASAD, delivered a talk on “Self-Analysis and Emotional Quotient in Higher Education ” on 14th October
2019 at VVCE.
Prof. D Babu Rajendra Prasad, Prof Raghunath M and Prof. Avinash R have successfully completed NPTEL Online Certification Course on
Prof Raghunath M J has successfully completed edX online course on “Incorporating Renewable Energy in Electricity Grid”.
Prof. Gowtham N, Dept. of EEE, delivered a Keynote talk on " Grid Integration, Issues and Power Quality: Brief Insights and Mitigation
techniques" at the International Conference on Power, Energy and Innovation-2019, Bangkok, organized by IEEE PES Bangkok section.
Prof. Reshma V P & Prof. Anoop H A have successfully completed NPTEL Online Certification Course on “Teaching and Learning in Gen-
Prof. Gowtham B has successfully completed NPTEL Online Certification Course on “Introduction to Smart Grid”.
Sanjan P S and Yamini N G, students of VII sem, Dept. of EEE, presented a paper titled "Analysis of Current Harmonics in Various Do-
mestic Loads: A Case Study", at the International Conference on Power, Energy and Innovation-2019, Bangkok, organized by IEEE PES
Nischitha K N Gowda of V sem represented VVCE in H H Jagadguru Dr. Shivaratri Rajendra Mahaswamy Memorial Women Throwball
Tournament held at JSS STU and won First Place.
2 teams participated in KAGADA 2019 on 21st of October 2019, the Sixteenth National Level Annual Technical Student Conference at
UVCE out of which one team secured 3rd place whose members include Thirumalesh M J, V Preetham Shenoy, Sankarshan S Kulkarni,
Ranga Kowshik HP.
Mridula Chandrakar, Nouman Ahmed & Mohammed Habeeb of V sem had participated in State level Hackathon organised by Dept of EEE,
ATME Mysuru and won the 1st prize
Date Workshops Organised Semester Resource Person
19-20 September 2019 IOT and Embedded System III Prof. Rakshith P, Prof. Savyasachi G K &
V VEEE-SPARC Student Members
29-31 August 2019 PLC and AUTOMATION V Mr. Venugopal, and team Venjay Automation
25-26 September 2019 MATLAB/Simulink for Power Electronics VII Prof. Lokesh.C Prof. Gowtham.N
30 September and Basics of MS office and Latex Prof Sandeep & Prof. Kiran from ECE dept and
01 October 2019 III Prof Lokesh C, Prof Avinash R,
Simulation of Electronic Circuits using I Prof Reshma V P, Prof Pooja H K and
05 October 2019 TINA TI and MATLAB Prof Goutham B from EEE dept
ELECTRICAL WIRING WORKSHOP Dr. Rashmi.S , Prof. Lokesh.C ,
19 August 2019 Prof. Reshma.V.P and Prof. Goutham. B.
Date Industry VEEE-SPARC Student Members
Varahi Underground Hydro Electric Power
10 October 2019 Plant Semester Co-ordinator
ATRIA Brindavan Hydro Generating Station,
22 October 2019 KRS V Dr. Gopala Reddy K and Prof. Lokesh.C
Industrial Visit ReportRKB Build Pro
23 October 2019 ATRIA Brindavan Hydro Generating Station, I Prof. Lokesh.C , Prof. Reshma V P and
22 October 2019 KRS Prof. Pooja H K
Prof. Raghunath and Prof. Avinash
I Prof. Rakshith P, Prof Raghunath M J
Prof. Pooja H K and Prof Upanya B
Date Topic Semester Resource Person
16 October 2019 III,V
21 August 2019 How to write an effective research paper III, V Dr. K G Basavakumar,
Control and Instrument for Thermal Power Mr. Abhishek Ravindra, IoT Solutions Engineer,
02 August 2019 Plant V,VII Hitachi Limited, Tokyo, Japan.
Industrial automation and opportunities for Mr Arun kumar, Automation Engineer, Venjay
17 August 2019 electrical engineers in automation industry V, VII Automation, Bangalore.
01 October 2019 Opportunities in overseas for higher studies V Mrs. Mukta from Princeton review, Mysuru
Basics of C Prof. Radhika A D, Assistant Professor from the
Department of CSE, VVCE