First International Conference on Intelligent Computing & Applications 2014 (ICICA 2014)

Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering

NIT Durgapur
Durgapur, India - 713209

December 22 - 24, 2014 : Durgapur INDIA

The Institute

NIT, Durgapur

National Institute of Technology Durgapur (NITD) is a leading technical institute offering undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programmes in various disciplines of engineering, technology, science, social science and management. The education system is holistic with equal importance being attached to all-round development of the students. NITD was established as a Regional Engineering College (REC) in 1960 as a joint venture of the Government of India and Government of West Bengal. REC Durgapur was converted to NIT Durgapur under the full administrative and financial control of the Ministry of Human Resource Development of Government of India with a Deemed University status on 3rd July, 2003. Subsequently NITD has been given the status of a University by the UGC Act. The Institute was declared an Institute of National Importance by the Government of India on August 15, 2007.

The Department

The Electronics and Communication Engineering course was initiated in 1983. In the early years the aim was in the development of a good infrastructural facility for teaching the B. E. course. After the formation of the new department in 1990 the development took a new turn. The department has been successfully running two M. Tech courses in Telecommunication Engg., and Microelectronics and VLSI. The faculties are actively involved in the research areas like application of evolutionary algorithm, VLSI, signal processing, Antenna etc. A good number of Ph.D. degrees have been awarded under the supervision of the faculty members of the Department and a number of students are working at present for their Ph.D. degrees.