Pursuit of research activities
helps the faculty members to stay in touch with
the emerging trends in their areas of expertise
which is vital for the intellectual development
of the faculty. Special emphasis has been focused
on the continual improvement of the Research and
Development activities by each department. The
faculty members are encouraged to submit research
proposals for funding to address the socio-technical
issues and challenges and also communicate their
research findings for publication in the reputed
journals. They are also actively participating
in the conferences and seminars so that they can
interact with their peers and participate in the
deliberations at the meetings. In addition, 30
Anna University recognized supervisors are guiding
the faculty members to stay in touch with the
recent developments and also helping to contact other National
and International professionals in their area
of specialization. So far, from NEC research centers,
72 PhD scholars have been awarded.
It is recognized that state-of-the-art laboratory facilities and E-Journal facilities are essential to pursue quality research. NEC provides the foremost care to quality higher education as well as basic and applied research in emerging fields. The institute has seven recognized research centers in various disciplines of engineering and sciences, with nearly 12 research laboratories are functioning with unique advancements. Therefore special emphasis has been placed to augment these facilities through research grants. The central library is commissioning with wide range of facilities including online availability of reputed international journals.
As a part of their career development, faculty members have opportunities to register for part-time Ph.D. Presently, 164 number of faculty members in various departments are pursuing Ph.D. programmes. Out of this, 98 Ph.D scholars are external faculty members from other Institutions. Also, 66 internal faculty members are pursuing their PhD. The Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering, Chemistry Department of National Engineering College are recognized as research centers under Anna University. Every year a good number of publications in reputed journals bears out the evidence that research contributions in NEC is in the right pursuit. In the last 3 years, the facuilty members have published more than 140 research papers in reputed journals with Thomson Reuter Impact Factor. This is indeed a good recognition of the research competence of the faculty members at this institute.
Phases involved in Academic Research
Collect all faculty members and PhD
Scholars details in R&D Portal.
Maintain list of all Publication in
Conduct PhD review meeting to for go
Encourage quality publications through
Provide finance regarding summer/winter
schools and GIAN participations.
Maintain the present status of scholars
in all research centres.
Announcements of Fellowships, scholarships
and benefits to Full-time scholars.
Issue of No-due certificate prior to