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The Department of Instrumentation and Control Engineering was established in the year 1993 and the first batch of undergraduate students graduated from the department in the year 1997. After the institute became NIT, the department has grown not only as an esteemed teaching facility but also as a pioneer in field of research. The department offers Under Graduate (UG)- B.Tech., Post Graduate (PG)- M.Tech. in Industrial Automation, and M.Tech. in Process Control and Instrumentation (offered jointly with the dept. of Chemical Engineering) and research programmes- M.S. (by Research) and Ph.D. programmes that provide students with the knowledge and tools they need to succeed in the field of instrumentation and control.
The Department of Instrumentation and Control Engineering has seventeen regular faculty members with teaching and research interests that covers a broad range of fields and well qualified and experienced technical / supporting staff .
The faculty members are working intensively in network control system, energy harvesting, product development, assistive devices, cyber physical system, next generation controllers, automation for agriculture, smart materials and structures, biomedical instrumentation, path planning algorithms for unmanned vehicles, intelligent control of big data systems.
All the laboratories of the department are very well established with adequate facilities such as sufficient hardware and licensed software with necessary safety measures to cater to the needs of the UG and PG curriculum and research.
To be a world class centre of excellence in Instrumentation and Control Engineering.
|Started B.Tech. (Instrumentation and Control Engineering)||1993|
|Joint M.Tech. (Process control and Instrumentation) with Chemical Engineering||1999|
|First Ph.D. awarded in the department through part-time registration||2003|
|Started regular Ph.D. and M.S. (by Research)||2003|
|Department became QIP centre for Ph.D.||2006|
|DST-FIST Sponsored dept.||2008|
|NBA Accreditation for B.Tech. ICE Programme (5 Years)||2008|
|Administrative control for M.Tech. (Process control and Instrumentation)||June,2014 - May,2016|
|Started M.Tech in Industrial Automation||2020|
|NBA Accreditation for B.Tech. ICE Programme (6 Years)||2023|
Head of the Department
Department of Instrumentation and Control Engineering
National Institute of Technology
Tiruchirappalli - 620015,
Tamil Nadu, India
Tel: +91-431-2503351 Off: +91-431-2503350