The Department of EEE was established in the year 1984, the day, Crescent Engineering College got established.
The various programs offered by the Department include:
Even before attaining deemed-to-be-university status, the Department of EEE was a recognized Research Centre under Anna University and offered Research Programs in Ph.D. and M.Tech. (By Research). The minimum qualification of the department faculty is M.Tech / M.E and 60% of the faculty members are either Ph.D. qualified or pursuing Ph.D. The faculty members are with diverse specializations in Power System, High Voltage Engineering, Electric Machines, Power Electronics, Control System, Applied Electronics, Embedded Systems etc. The courses of the EEE department from 1st semester through final semester are handled by the Department faculty members. The faculty: student ratio of the department is 1: 12.3. The average experience of the faculty members is 12.75 years.
At present, the department is offering an undergraduate part-time programme B.Tech.in EEE exclusively for employees of M/s. Apollo Tyres, Chennai.
The department students continue to win several University Ranks years after year and their achievements are commendable when it was an affiliated college. This Department has produced more than 100 University Ranks, so far, out of which 16 are Gold medalists. The department has produced 9 Ph.Ds and 27 research scholars are currently pursuing research in the department. The consultancy works worth of Rs. 61 Lakhs have been completed. Training programmes worth of Rs. 72 Lakhs have been successfully completed. There are more than 100 Journal / Conference publications in the last 5 years. Five faculty members of the department are recognized research supervisors of this institution and in other institutions. The department has conducted international conferences / national conferences / workshops / summer and winter schools / FDPs.
The students of EEE Department do present papers in National and International conferences. The department faculty present their research findings in the reputed International Conferences and Journals. The department has also won research funding from various agencies. The department is also having a very good industry institute interaction through Consultancy, Training Program, Collaborative Research work, student’s project work etc. Recently, the students from III years B.Tech. (EEE) have completed their Industry-Internship Program from various industries for a period of 30 days.