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


The department of Electrical Engineering at Indian Institute of Science offers a vibrant environment for postgraduate education and research in Electrical Engineering. Established in 1911, it is one of the first few departments at IISc. The vision of the department is to provide the leadership to enable India's excellence in the field of Electrical Engineering. The department is committed to advancement of the frontiers of knowledge in Electrical Engineering and to provide the students with a stimulating and rewarding learning experience.

The department is currently engaged in research in many areas of Electrical Engineering including Power Systems, Energy Studies, Power Electronics, Electrical Drives, High Voltage engineering, Signal Processing, Image Processing and Multimedia, Biomedical Imaging, Machine Learning, Pattern Recognition, etc.

The department admits students for 2-year ME programs as well as research programs leading to Ph.D. and M. Sc.(Engg) degrees.

The department is recognized as a Center for Advanced Studies in Electrical Engineering by University Grants Commission.

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  • PhD Student Mr.Shiva Kumar H R received the Gandhian Young Technological Innovation (GYTI) Award 2015
  • Mr. Abhijit Kulkarni and Mr. Mohammad Hassan Hedayati have been conferred POSOCO power system award for doctoral research on "control and design of photovoltaic inverters" and "integrated common mode filter for single-phase and three-phase PWM rectifier" respectively.
  • Ms. Pallavi Bharadwaj and Mr. Alok Ranjan Verma have been conferred POSOCO power system award for masters work on "photo voltaic panel characterization, maximum power point tracking and development of a solar irradiation meter" and "Pollution Flashover Studies on HVDC Insulator" respectively.
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