Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Science Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Science Indian Institute of Science


  • MSc student Disha L Dinesha, receives POSOCO Power Systems award 2019 in Masters Category for her thesis titled "Application of Semi Analytical Methods for Large Power System Simulations” 
  • Phd Student Apeksha Madhukar has been selected for NRDC National Budding Innovators Award - 2018, for her invention “A novel way of reducing gaseous pollutants by solid industry waste supported by electrical discharges: Removal of waste from waste”.
  • Dr. Gurunath Gurrala has been awarded “IEEE PES Outstanding Engineer Award 2018” for contributions made to IEEE PES Bangalore Chapter Activities on 27th January, 2019.
  • Chandra Sekhar Seelamantula and team won the Digital Health Prize at the recently concluded National Bio-Entrepreneurship Competition (NBEC) 2018.

  • Dr. Kunal Narayan Chaudhury's PhD students Sanjay Ghosh and VS Unni have won the best paper award at GlobalSIP’18
  • Prof. G. Narayanan has taken charge as the Chairman of the Department w.e.f. 5th November 2018.
  • M Tech program in Artificial Intelligence to start from August 2019, offered jointly by Departments of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Automation. For more details, see here.
  • Mr. Jerrin Thomas Panachakel and Ms. Ritika Jain, Ph D students from the MILE lab, Department of EE, have been selected to attend the Winter School on Quantitative Systems Biology: Learning and Artificial Intelligence, to be held at the ICTP, Trieste  from 12 - 23 November 2018.
  • Part of the Ph D work carried out by Mr. Ram Krishna Pandey, Ph D scholar working with Prof. A G Ramakrishnan,titled "Binary Document Image Quality Enhancement for Improving the Readability and OCR performance" has been approved by IPTel for patenting by the Institute.
  • Dr. Sriram Ganapathy has received the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) Young Scientist Research Award (YSRA) for 2018.
  • Prof. Chandra Sekhar Seelamantula has been appointed as an Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Image Processing (since March 1, 2018)
  • Prof. Udaya Kumar is now one of the Editors of IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery.
  • Dr. Soma Biswas is this year's IEEE Shri Pralhad P Chhabria "Best Professional Women Engineer" Awardee.(March 2018)
  • Mr. Dibakar Das who graduated in 2017 as an MSc (Research) student jointly guided by Dr. U J Shenoy and Dr. Gurunath Gurrala has been awarded “POSOCO POWER SYSTEM AWARDS (PPSA)-2018” in Master Degree category. (Feb 2018)
  • A research paper by Alok Ranjan Verma and Subba Reddy B, presented at 4th IEEE Intl conf (UPCON 2017) held at Mathura, during 26th to 28th Oct 2017 has been adjudged as the best paper in the power systems track
  • Prof. A G Ramakrishnan has become a member of the Karnataka Knowledge Commission. This body gives recommendations for improving governance in the state, benefit to society and enabling citizens of Karnataka. Click here to visit Karnataka Jnana Ayoga website
  • Mr. A Madhavaraj, Ph D scholar under Prof. A G Ramakrishnan, has been invited to give a tutorial on Automated Speech Recognition in the 16th Tamil Internet Conference at the University of Toronto, Canada, during Aug. 25-27, 2017. He is provided travel and accommodation by the Conference.
  • Dr. Sriram Ganapathyi and Dr. Prasanta Ghosh have been selected to receive the Pratiksha Trust Young Investigator Award for the  next two years.
  • Prof. Udaya Kumar and Dr. Subba Reddy have been granted an Indian patent for their invention: AN INSULATOR COMPRISING FIELD REDUCTION ELECTRODES TO IMPROVE POLLUTION FLASHOVER STRENGTH
  • This years OPEN Day on 4th March. Click here to see the details of demos
  • Attention Candidates for QIP interview. Please print the Choice of likely Research Area form and bring the filled up form with you for the interview.
  • Prof. P. S. Sastry has been chosen to receive the Alumni Award for excecllence in research in Engg. (2016)
  • Prof. A. G. Ramakrishnan has been chosen to receive the Jay Jayant Award 2016 for Teaching Excellence in Engg.
  • Avishek Chatterjee (PhD. 2016) has won the 2015-16 IUPRAI doctoral dissertation award for best thesis in the areas of computer vision, graphics, image processing and pattern recognition.
  • The following research students working under the supervision of Dr. Subba Reddy B, have received best paper presentation awards and cash prize: Mr Rahul Chakraborty received (2nd place), while Mr Shakthi Prasad D and Mr Alok Ranjan Verma received (3rd place) respectively, at the IEEE-IAS & Electrostatic Society of America, Joint conference held during 13th to 17th June 2016 at PURDUE university, Indiana, USA.
  • Dr. Gurunath's paper titled "Flexible Implementation of Power System Topology Control in Smart Electricity Grids" has won the "2nd Best Poster Award" in IEEE PES T&D Conference and Exposition 2016 in Dallas, USA, May 2-5.
  • Dr. Venu Madhav Govindu has been promoted as Associate Professor
  • Team 'Vidyut' of SPIRE Lab has been selected as the second runnerup in Signal Processing Cup 2016 held in Shanghai last week as a part of ICASSP 2016
    Competition Topic: Exploring Power Signatures for Location Forensics of Media Recordings
    list of team members of Vidyut:
    Supervisor: Prasanta Kumar Ghosh
    Postgraduate: Nisha Meenakshi
    Undergraduate: Priyadarshini Savan Roshan (NITK)
    Pradyumna Byappanahalli Suresha (NITK)
    Supriya Nagesh (NITK)
    Aditya Gaonkar P (IIT-M)
  • Dr. Sriram Ganapathy has joined the department as Assistant Professor on 29th Jan. 2016
  • Times of India, Jan. 17, 2016 covers how MILE Lab's OCR and TTS are used to provide Kannada school books as .mp3 files to the blind students.
Upto December 2013
  • One day Workshop on Xilinx 7 Series FPGA’s and Vivado Tool flow, 22nd January, 2014. (Brochure)(Registration form)
  • A. Venkitaraman and C. S. Seelamantula's recent article features in the popular articles (Oct 2013) list of IEEE Signal Processing Letters The list includes the top 25 most frequently downloaded documents for IEEE SPL according to the most recent monthly usage statistics.
  • Mr. Abhijit K (Ph.D. student) paper title 'A novel design method for SOGI-PLL for minimum settling time and low unit vector distortion' was selected as the best paper for the session "Control Techniques for Power Converters 5" in the 39th Annual conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON 2013), during Nov. 10th - 13th 2013, in Vienna, Austria.
  • Dr. Soma Biswas has joined the department as Assistant Professor.
  • Science Academies Summer Research internship Programme for Students and Teachers - 2014
  • Mr. Saurav Pramanik (Ph.D. student) was conferred the "YOUNG RESEARCHER AWARD" for his paper, at the 18th International Symposium on High Voltage Engineering, ISH 2013, held during 25-30 Aug, in Seoul, Korea. He was the only Indian to receive this award. It carries a citation and a cash prize of USD 500/-
  • Courses for Aug term 2013
  • Prof. G.Narayanan has received IETE-Bimal Bose Award(2013)
  • Tamil/Kannada Text to speech synthesis developed by MILE Lab is regularly being used by schools, trusts and libraries for the benefit of blind students.
  • Dr. Subba Reddy has received "HERITAGE-Erasmus Mundas Fellowship Award", funded by EUROPEAN COMMISSION.
  • Dr. Manojit Pramanik has recieved Young Scientist Research Award from the Department of Atomic Energy.
  • Dr. Subba Reddy awarded with NRDC Meritorious Societal Invention Award - 2011