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About Department

Vision

To create Electronics design engineers who have technical excellence to work in industry in global scenario.

Mission

To be eminent in training the students in identifying the need of electronic design industry and providing techno-economical solution by designing electronic system.

Salient features of Department

  • The Department of Electronics Design Technology (EDT) is an old department of RCOEM, established in 1987. It is the only department that offers this course / Program as the under graduate program in the country.
  • It has been accredited twice by the National Board of Accreditation NBA of AICTE, New Delhi.
  • The curriculum of the program primarily emphasizes on specialization in electronic system design, with a homogenous mix of theory and practical subjects intending to give the students a better design approach. The syllabus of post graduate course of IISc Bangalore has been a reference while framing the syllabus to emphasis special Design oriented Courses.
  • Apart from the other labs, the Department is equipped with some specialised labs such as a state of art PCB design Laboratory with surface Mount Devices Workstation along with Plated Through Hole (PTH) Setup and System Design Laboratory (SDL), which are upgraded on continuous basis. PCB lab has received 9 Lakhs from AICTE under MODROB for Upgradation.
  • The Department emphasize on the overall development of students. There is student’s society called ‘GENESIS’, which provides a platform to students to interact with technocrats, Industrialist and Alumni. It provides a very good platform to students to organize various Events (Technical/Non Technical), Discussion Forums which gives them opportunity to improve/ enhance their Analytical, Technical, extracurricular skills.

Career Prospects

A degree course in Electronics Design Technology enables students to enter into an Electronics Core fields as a design engineer or research scholars. EDT Graduate can work with public sectors, Telecom Industry, computer Hardware and Software Industry, Network Industry, Automation and Instrumentation Industry.

Program Educational Objectives

  • Create graduates with basic knowledge of sciences, mathematics and core electronics engineering with an ability to excel in professional career and/or higher education.
  • Exhibit professionalism, ethical attitude, communication skills, team work in their profession and adapt to current trends by engaging in lifelong learning.
  • Ability to apply knowledge to provide technically sound, economically feasible and socially acceptable solutions in designing electronic systems by analyzing data from experimentation.

Program Outcomes

  • Ability to apply the knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering fundamentals, to solve the engineering problems.
  • Ability to Identify, formulate, and analyze engineering problems using principles of mathematics and engineering sciences.
  • Ability to develop solutions for complex engineering problems and design system components or processes to meet the needs of the society.
  • Ability to use engineering knowledge to design experiments, analyze, interpret data for solving complex engineering problems.
  • Ability to create, select and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and simulation tools with an understanding of the limitations.
  • Ability to assess and analyze the impact of engineering practices on societal issues.
  • Ability to assess and analyze the impact of engineering practices on environmental issues.
  • Ability to apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities in engineering practices.
  • Ability to function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, write precise reports, design documentation, make effective presentations for engineering activities.
  • Ability to analyze financial aspects involved in engineering projects with managerial skills.
  • Ability to recognize the need for, and have the preparation and capability to engage in lifelong learning as per the technical changes.

Department organized STTP on ESD-VSE

A short term training program on Embedded System Design with Virtual Simulation Environment was organized by Dept of Electronics Design Technology, RCOEM, Nagpur. The prime objective of the program was to make professionals acquainted with application design with controllers in virtual environment. This STTP received enthusiastic participation from faculties of various colleges from all over Maharashtra.. There were very good theory and practical sessions by the experts from VNIT, Nagpur and other institutes.

Inauguration Function of STTP on ESD-VSE
Dr. Ashwin Kothari, VNIT Nagpur Delivering lecture on Embedded System Design
Lab Session - STTP
Group Photograph of STTP organizers and participants





Guest Lectures

The Department has arranged various guest lectures for the students. The lectures are delivered by industry experts and alumni of the department. In 2015-16 following guest lectures are organized by the department

  • Guest lecture on “How to Win the Market” was arranged by Department of Electronics Design Technology on 23rd July 2016. Mr. Akhil Kasturkar the Director, Regalia Paints was cordially invited as Expert Faculty for this Programme.
  • A guest lecture on “How to Handle Interview” was arranged by Department of Electronics Design Technology on 6th Aug. 2016. Mr. Saurav A Roy Senior – Lead HR Infocepts, Nagpur was cordially invited as Expert Faculty for this Programme.
  • A guest lecture on “Importance of Solar Energy and New opportunities” was arranged by Department of Electronics Design Technology on 8th Oct. 2016. Mr. Ashok Aherkar Director – Ashoka Solar And Energy Pvt. Ltd was cordially invited as Expert Faculty for this Programme.
  • A guest lecture on “Opportunities for Electronics Engineer in Industrial Automation” was arranged by Department of Electronics Design Technology on 8th Oct. 2016. Mr. Nitin Thor Plant Head Renu Electronics, Nagpur was cordially invited as Expert Faculty for this Programme.
  • A Guest Lecture on "Data Management and Information Management" was arranged by Department of Electronics Design Technology on 25 February 2016. Mr. Raman Parthasarathy, Vice President of Strategy – Product and Business Development, Rivers and Technologies was cordially invited as Expert Faculty for this Programme.
  • A Guest Lecture on "Basics of Neural Network and Fuzzy Logic" was arranged by Department of Electronics Design Technology on 12th December 2015. Prof. Karthik Argulwar from Department of Telecommunication, D.Y.Patil School of Engineering Academy, Talegaon, Pune, was cordially invited as Expert Faculty for this Programme.
  • EDT alumni Mr. Aditya Bankar delivered guest lecture on “Digital Electronics and its Implementation” on 12/12/2015.
  • A guest lecture on “Energy conservation and Renewable energy sources” was arranged by Department of Electronics Design Technology on 01/08/2015.“Mr. Ashok Manwatkar Dy. Director and sub Regional officer, PCRA, Nagpur” was cordially invited as Expert Faculty for this Programme.

INDUSTRIAL VISIT

BHARAT PLASTIC INDUSTRIES, HINGNA MIDC, NAGPUR.-(2016-17)

In this ever-changing world outside, technology plays a vital role. The science remains same but the technology change, with this change, the young minds have started to achieve different milestones through our curriculum, continuous guidance of faculties and last but not the least students’ efforts to grab these technical hands opportunities. Department of Electronics Design Technology is very much focused to provide best ever facilities and opportunities to groom student’s overall attitude along with technical abilities. Making the brains run on a treadmill is a good way to bring them in the right shape. Thus the visualization of theoretical concepts that could run in practical to run an industry is the best way to do so. With this view in mind our Department of Electronics Design Technology have tradition to organize Industrial Visit to Industries under GENESIS Student society of Electronics Design Technology Department. Having this view in mind The department of Electronics Design Technology, Ramdeobaba College of Engineering and Management, Nagpur had organized an Industrial visit to Bharat Plastic Industries, Hingna(MIDC), Nagpur on 07th January 2017 for Fourth Semester (Second year) and sixth semester(Third year) Students of EDT department. The visit was organized with the prior permission and guidance of HOD of EDT Department Prof. (Mrs.) R.R. Harkare and Officials from Bharat Plastics along with the staff members and students of EDT Department.

Bharat Plastic Industries was established at 60/2 & 61/2, Sharma Industrial Estate, Hingna Road, Nagpur - 440028, Maharashtra, India in the year 1988. Currently Mr. Vaibhav Dhondrikar (Executive Director) is looking after working of bharat plastic industries. In an around 40 People works in Bharat plastic Manufacturing unit at Hingna road MIDC Nagpur. It manufactures different plastic products like Plastic bottles, Jars, Water bottles, plastic plats etc. The major clients are Haldiram Nagpur, Kapoor Manufacturers, Juice manufacturing Industries, Packaged Drinking water suppliers. Etc

Under the continuous guidance of Prof.Udayan Patankar, Prof. Ruchir Nandanwar class in charges of 4th semester and 6th semester,Prof. Prajakta Wasekar, Prof. Sandeep Tiwari and students of Electronics Design Technology (4th semester and 6th semester) visited the Bharat Plastic manufacturing plant in Hingna road MIDC Nagpur. Company visit was divided into two sections to give a detail view of Injection moulding Process and Blow moulding Process. During visit student understands the process of manufacturing plastics utensils from Polypropylene (PP) and PET Material. It was a good experience to visit the manufacturing unit which has provided exposure to students of third year. The students are benefited in terms of the technical details provided by the company on an important part of Product manufacturing by Company.

Total 58 students of fourth and sixth semester, B.E. (EDT) along with faculty members have successfully completed the visit at Bharat Plastic Industries.


INDUSTRIAL VISIT TO VYANKATESH TRANSFORMERS, HINGNA MIDC, NAGPUR.

The department of Electronics Design Technology, Ramdeobaba College of Engineering and Management, Nagpur organized an Industrial visit to Vyankatesh Transformers Pvt.Ltd., Hingna(MIDC) on 25th of July 2015 for fifth semester(Third year) B.E Electronics Design Technology students


Alumna Mentoring Scheme / Alumni/Industry Student Mentoring

The unique activity of the department is to provide an easy way to interact with EDT Alumni through Video Conferencing, Guest Lectures, etc.

The alumni in the industry act as mentors for the EDT students by having interaction with them.

Sr.No Date Name & affiliation of the expert/speaker Topic Faculty Coordinator
1 4/09/2015 Ms. Rupali Lunani Latest Embedded Systems Prof. Anju Gupta
2 26/02/2016 Mr. Vasant Agrawal Digital System Design and Verfication Prof. Anuradha Verma


Alumna Mentoring Scheme / Student Interaction with Industry Alumni Mentor ( Mr. Vasant Agrawal)

Training and Workshops

Workshop on "Embedded System Design and Simulation":-
The department of Electronics Design Technology organized a workshop on "Embedded System Design and Simulation" from 24th August 2015 to 28th August 2015 for students of 3rd Semester B.E. Electronics Design Technology. The objective of this workshop was to create awareness about embedded system amongst students and make them capable to participate in competitions like TechFest, Technovision conducted by reputed Institutions like IIT, IISc Etc.

Robotics Workshop “Autotronixs”

The department of Electronics Design Technology, Shri Ramdeobaba College of Engineering and Management, Nagpur, organized Robotics Workshop “AutoTronix” On 4th September 2015.

The name “AutoTronix” itself suggests that it’s a combination on Automation and Electronic System. As we all know that we are living in a competitive world and where we need to be updated and clear at the basics. Looking into the fact that, an electronics engineer has to face many challenges in making automated solutions in Robotics. Looking into this, training program has been designed to give a very brief overview of different parts of Automation in Robotics .The primary goal of this course is to provide a platform to all Aspiring Engineers to work on their Ideas.

Students working with Electronic Circuits in Embedded System Design and Simulation Workshop
Students working with Electronic Circuits in Embedded System Design and Simulation Workshop
Students working with the Electronics Circuit in Autotronix Workshop
Students working with the Electronics Circuit in Autotronix Workshop


Induction program

The department of Electronics Design Technology organized an Induction Training Program from 20th July 2015 to 25th July 2015 for students of 3rd Semester B.E. Electronics Design Technology All Faculty members of Electronics Design Technology were involved in successful conduction of this training program . Students were given complete idea about the Branch along with the insight about different aspects of Design Engineering and information about the eminent alumni of EDT. In first part of induction program, all faculties of EDT Department interacted with all students and shared their experience; in later part of induction program, students were taken to PCB Design Lab where they have undergone hands on training.

Faculty

research oriented approach has given opportunities to the faculty to publish and present their work in international and national journals and conferences.

In addition to teaching undergraduates, the Faculty also teaches advanced VLSI based subjects to M. Tech students. 40 percent of the faculty members are pursuing Ph.D. With expertise in the field of Embedded System/VLSI, some of them have been working as resource faculty in different workshops and STTPs conducted for upgradation of students and faculty.

  

Dr. Rajeshree Digambarrao Raut

Professor

Total Teaching Experience : 18.0yrs     Total Industrial Experience : 1.5yrs
Subject Specialization : Channel Coding for Error Control, Cognitive Technology for Wireless Communication, Source Encoding, Wireless Communication

Achievements : ISTE, SMC for Maharshtra Goa Section 54 Research publications, 60 citations, H-index 5, i-index 1, 3 patents published, 30 expert talks in Engineering Colleges at Nagpur, Pune, Raipur, Wardha,Yeotmal, Aurangabad, Bhusawal, etc.

Awards : 1. ISTE National Award for Best Engineering teacher, 2013 2. RTMNU Best Teacher Award,2011 3. IIFS New Delhi, Shiksha Ratna Award, 2011

Qualification : ME and Ph.D.
Email : rautrd@rknec.edu


Prof. Rashmi Rajan Harkare

Associate Professor & Head of Department

Total Teaching Experience : 30.0yrs    
Subject Specialization : Analog Circuits

Qualification : M.Tech and Ph.D. Registered
Email : hodedt@rknec.edu


Dr. Deepali T. Shelke

Assistant Professor

Total Teaching Experience : 14.0yrs    
Subject Specialization : Wireless Communication

Qualification : M.Tech
Email : shelkedt@rknec.edu


Prof. Anju Mahesh Gupta

Assistant Professor

Total Teaching Experience : 15.0yrs    
Subject Specialization : MEMS ,VLSI

Qualification : M.Tech
Email : guptaam@rknec.edu


Dr. Vivek Ekaji Khetade

Assistant Professor

Total Teaching Experience : 17.0yrs    
Subject Specialization : Asynchronous circuit and system ,synchronizer

Qualification : M.Tech and Ph.D.
Email : khetadev@rknec.edu


Prof. Jitendra B Zalke

Assistant Professor

Total Teaching Experience : 8.0yrs    
Subject Specialization : Embedded System Design

Qualification : M.Tech
Email : zalkej@rknec.edu


Prof. Ruchir Vijay Nandanwar

Assistant Professor

Total Teaching Experience : 3.4yrs     Total Industrial Experience : 2.2yrs
Subject Specialization : DVLSI, Embedded System, EDT, Micro-Controller, EDC, Analog Circuits, Digital Circuits, Signals and System

Qualification : M.Tech
Email : nandanwarrv1@rknec.edu


Prof. Udayan Sunil Patankar

Assistant Professor

Total Teaching Experience : 1.0yrs     Total Industrial Experience : 3.0yrs
Subject Specialization : Not Available

Qualification : M.Tech
Email : patankarus@rknec.edu


Prof. Sandeep Tiwari

Assistant Professor

   


Qualification :
Email : tiwaris2@rknec.edu


Prof. Prajakta S Wasekar

Assistant Professor

Total Teaching Experience : 2.5yrs    
Subject Specialization : VLSI

Qualification : M-Tech
Email : wasekarps@rknec.edu


Students Society, Students Achievements, Students Chapter.

Students Society
Students Achievements

Students of EDT department are members of various college bodies such as Entrepreneurship Development Cell (ED Cell), Robotics Club, Student Representative Council (SRC) and College Technical Club.

Achievements

Research

Three faculties in the department have completed their PhD. Other faculties are also associated with the research work and published papers in reputed international journals and presented papers in reputed International Conferences.

Consultancy

  • Dr. Rajeshree Raut has done consultancy at Hindalco Industries Limited. The nature of consultancy was “Design of PC based Data Acquisition & Monitoring System”.
  • Prof. Jitendra B. Zalke has done consultancy at Dhruvv Transnet Pvt. Ltd., Nagpur. The nature of consultancy was “Design of Warehouse Protection Device”.

Prof. Jitendra Zalke has consultancy of Rs. 50,000/- at Dhruvv Transnet Pvt. Ltd., Nagpur. The nature of consultancy is “Warehouse Protection Device”.

Sr.No. Name & Address of the Industry Nature of Consultancy Amount Name of Coordinators & Faculty Date / Duration
1 Dhruvv TransNet Pvt. Ltd., Nagpur Warehouse protection device 50,000/- Coordinator: Prof. Pravin Dwaramwar Faculty: 1) Jitendra B. Zalke 2) Sandeep R. Pandey One year

Awards

  • Dr. Rajeshree Raut, has received RTMNU Best Teacher Award, in 2011
  • Dr. Rajeshree Raut, has received IIFS New Delhi, Shiksha Ratna Award, in 2011
  • Dr. Rajeshree Raut, has received ISTE National Award for Best Engineering teacher, in 2013
  • The strength of EDT is its remarkable Alumni, who are highly placed globally, across a wide spectrum of the industry and who cherish a strong bond with its alma mater. The Alumni are excellently placed, in both Fortune 500 and NASDAQ listed giants such as Oracle, JP Morgan, Cognizant, Infosys and core companies such as Intel, IBM, Qualcomm, NVIDIA, Nokia, Cadence, Xilinx, Ericsson, Microsemi Corporation, PMC -Sierra, etc.

    From an Indian perspective alone, the branch has highly placed Alumni in each of the Top 5 IT companies listed by NASSCOM (2013-14) viz. TCS, Infosys, Wipro, HCL & Tech Mahindra, apart from other leading software companies such as L&T InfoTech, KPIT, iGATE, Mu Sigma, Persistent, Accenture, etc

    Laboratories

    There are total 18 laboratories available for EDT students where they can have their practical/lab sessions, do their project work and acquire awareness of latest software.

    Two laboratories are especially dedicated for design aspects, which are

    PCB Design Laboratory:- Total Lab Investment 32,31,573/-
    System Design Laboratory: - Total Lab Investment 17, 00,141/-
    Laboratory Major Equipments / Software Cost
    Printed Circuit Board Design Lab. ORCAD  15.7 Software 3,08,443/-
    Rapid PCB Prototype Machine 8,54,335/-
    PCB through Hole Plating System 4,46,766/-
    EMI /EMC Trainer Kit 2,45,025/-
    Vertical Reprographic Camera 75,000/-
    SMD Rework Station 59,000/-
    Rotary Spray Etching Machine 52,000/-
    System Design Lab DSO 200MHz (OWAN) 1,11,694/-
    ProteousVSM Software     4,46,250/-

    Students performing Shearing and Drilling in PCB Laboratory
    Screen printing process in PCB Laboratory
    Students observing reprographic progress in dark room of PCB Laboratory
    Students designing PCB layout for the electronics circuit in the PCB laboratory
    Students performing experiments in System Design Laboratory


    2. System Design Lab:- Total Lab Investment 16,20,776/-
    S.No Equipments/Tools/ Software UTILITY
    1 DSO 200MHz For Analyzing and study of various electronic signals

    Placements

    • Around 60 percent of the eligible students of the current batch have already been placed in the initial phase of campus placement.
    • Alumni of the branch are working with companies like IBM, Intel Crop., KPIT Cummins, Tech Mahindra, L&T,Infosys, Intereon, InfoTech, Accenture, Capgemini, HCLtechnologies, HSBC and Patni computers. Some of the alumni have their independent ventures and are successful entrepreneurs.

    Year Company Visited Average Package offered in Lakhs Total Offers Placement %
    Regular Core
    2012 16 16 3.13 Lakhs Per Annum 15 51.72%
    2013 19 4 3.22 Lakhs Per Annum 14 50%
    2014 14 6 2.84 Lakhs Per Annum 27 64.70%
    2015 22 11 3.35 Lakhs Per Annum 28 69.69%
    2016 16 (in progress) 7 (in progress) 3.36 Lakhs Per Annum 12 (in progress) 21.8% (in progress)

    Placement Record





    List of Students Selected Year wise

    S.No Year Number of Students Selected (Out of 30)
    1 2007-2008 17
    2 2008-2009 22
    3 2009-2010 17
    4 2010-2011 31
    5 2011-2012 15
    6 2012-2013 14
    7 2013-2014 12
    8 2014-2015 22
    9 2015-2016 23

    Year Companies Visited Average Package offered in Lakhs Total Offers Placement % (Students placed)
    IT Core IT Core Total

    2012

    20

    13

    3.16 LPA

    82

    90.40%

    2013

    21

    4

    3.28 LPA

    59

    76.40%

    2014 (Shift I & II )

    20

    10

    3.45 LPA

    121

    82%

    2015 (Shift I & II )

    27

    12

    3.57 LPA

    193

    78.40%

    2016 (Shift I & II)

    16

    9

     3.70 LPA

    248

    100%

    Placement and Higher Studies
    Electronics & Communication Engineering students have best placement track record throughout the start of the department till date. Many students have bagged multiple offers from IT, Core and Dream Companies. Recruiters offer a good average starting package for these students as shown above. Many students also opt for higher studies at reputed institutes in India and abroad. Some alumnus of the department also run their own firms & organizations. Most of the alumnus of the department are presently holding higher positions and ranks in their current organization in India and abroad.

    Eminent Alumni

    The strength of EDT is its remarkable Alumni, who are highly placed globally, across a wide spectrum of the industry and who cherish a strong bond with its alma mater. The Alumni are excellently placed, in both Fortune 500 and NASDAQ listed giants such as Oracle, JP Morgan, Cognizant, Infosys and core companies such as Intel, IBM, Qualcomm, NVIDIA, Nokia, Cadence, Xilinx, Ericsson, Microsemi Corporation, PMC - Sierra, etc.
    From an Indian perspective alone, the branch has highly placed Alumni in each of the Top 5 IT companies listed by NASSCOM (2013-14) viz. TCS, Infosys, Wipro, HCL & Tech Mahindra, apart from other leading software companies such as L&T InfoTech, KPIT, iGATE, Mu Sigma, Persistent, Accenture, etc

    Notable Alumni

    Sr. No.  Name Designation Organization
    1 Komal Aggrawal Vice President JP Morgan, Mumbai
    2 Vivek Sharma Managing Director VAR MEA Magazine, Dubai, UAE
    3 Himani Kanwal GM- Procurement Castrol India Ltd., Mumbai
    4 T N Natraj IT Opr. Country Head-India Region Freescale Semiconductor Inc, Delhi
    5 Amit Tyagi DGM IBM, Delhi
    6 Shiv Kumar Swaminathan Design Manager Erricson Inc., Dallas, USA
    7 Aparajeeta Dubey Senior Software Engineer Oracle Inc., USA
    8 Sameer Ruiwale Senior Divisional Engineer Intel, Portland, USA
    9 Aditya Banker Design Engineer Qualcomm, Bangalore
    10 Sitha Lakshmi Tantry Design Manager Synopsys Inc., Bangalore
    11 Kumar Amritanshu   Global Head Wireless R&D Outsourcing   Intel, Bangalore, India
    12 Piyush Dixit Deputy Manager Godrej Security Solutions,Bhopal, India
    13 Vikram labhe Managing Director PMC  Sierra, Bangalore, India
    14 Rupali Lunani   Engineer Leader   General Dynamics Greater Detroit area ,USA
    15 Ekta Soni Senior manager Cognizant ,London,United Kingdom
    16 Deepak George Patent Examiner Intellectual Property office ,Signapore
    17 Anurag Tuli Configuration Manager Nokia Siemens Networks
    18 Sankara Krishnan General Manager Global Alliance & OEM Relations at ILANTUS Technologies
    19 Chandrashekhar Menkudle Senior Program Manager Wipro Technologies ,Banglore
    20 Vandana Mehrotra CEO Meteonic Innovation PVT LTD
    21 Sanjay Karmarkar   Manager-HR Persistent system Inc. Dublin Ohio
    22 Swapnil Shrivastava Senior technical Officer CDAC India
      Amit Kapoor Senior Engagement Manager Ericsson Telecommunications, Singapore
    23 Heramb Aligave Staff Engineer Xilinx Hyderabad.
    24 Lalit Miyan Sr. Design Engineering Manager Cadence Design Systems,Noida ,India
    25 Akshay Poshattiwar Senior Hardware Engineer Samsung R&D Institute ,India Bangalore