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Research and Development (R&D)

Research and Development @ NEC is carried out in several areas like Computation, Energy, Environment, Image Processing, Materials, Manufacturing, Nanotechnology, Telecommunication, and Sensor Networks and Simulation studies. Six departments of NEC have been recognized as research centers by Anna University, Chennai.

The research centers @ NEC are supported by over thirty five recognized supervisors, fifty seven Ph.D holders and hundred and forty three research scholars covering wide-ranging areas of specialization in Engineering, Technology and Sciences. NEC is actively involved in various funded projects, and has received over Rs. 6.4 Crores from various Governmental agencies like AICTE, BRNS, CSIR, DST, DRDO, ICMR, IGCAR, TNSTC, etc.,

Doctorate of Philosophy – Eligibility

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Approved Research Centers

The following departments are recognized as Research Centres by Anna University, Chennai.

wdt_ID S.No Departments Year of approval Approval letters
1 1 Mechanical Engineering 2006
2 2 Electronics and Communication Engineering 2006
3 3 Computer Science and Engineering 2006
4 4 Electrical and Electronics Engineering 2006
5 5 CHEMISTRY 2007
6 6 Information Technology 2016

Approved Ph.D Supervisors

Faculty members with Ph.D

S.No S.No Name Designation Department Month acquiring Ph.D Field of Specialization
1 1 Dr.Kn.K.S.K.Chockalingam Director NEC 1985 Material Engineering
2 2 Dr.S.Shanmugavel Principal NEC 1989 Communication, Networking
3 3 Dr.M.A.Neelakantan Prof.& HOD S&H Nov.1999 Bio-inorganic chemistry and Environmental Science
4 4 Dr.D.Ravindran Prof. Mech Nov. 2005 Flow Shop Scheduling
5 5 Dr.K.Manisekar Prof. & Dean Academic Mech Dec. 2005 Metal forming, Composites, Tribology
6 6 Dr.D.Manimegalai Prof. & HOD IT Apr. 2006 Digital Image Processing
7 7 Dr.V.Seenivasagam Prof. & COE COE Apr. 2009 Image Restoration
8 8 Dr.K.Kalidasa Murugavel Prof. &HOD Mech Jun.2009 Solar Desalination
9 9 Dr.B.Paramasivan Prof. IT Oct. 2009 Wireless Networks
10 10 Dr.S.Tamil Selvi Prof. &HOD ECE-PG Oct. 2009 Wireless Communication, Speech Processing