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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 61 Dr.S.Shanmugavel Director NEC 1989 Communication, Networking
2 62 Dr.K.Kalidasa Murugavel Principal NEC Jun.2009 Solar Desalination
3 63 Dr.M.A.Neelakantan Prof.& HOD S&H Nov.1999 Bio-inorganic chemistry and Environmental Science
4 65 Dr.K.Manisekar Prof. & Head Mech Dec. 2005 Metal forming, Composites, Tribology
5 66 Dr.D.Manimegalai Prof. & CoE IT Apr. 2006 Digital Image Processing
6 68 Dr.B.Paramasivan Prof. IT Oct. 2009 Wireless Networks
7 69 Dr.S.Tamil Selvi Prof. &Dean Academic ECE Oct. 2009 Wireless Communication, Speech Processing
8 70 Dr.K.G.Srinivasagan Prof. & HoD IT Oct. 2009 Image Processing
9 71 Dr.T.Sakthi Asst.Prof Humanities Jun.2010 Marketing Management & Total quality Management
10 73 Dr.M.Willjuice Iruthayarajan Prof. &HoD EEE Nov. 2010 Control system, evolutionary computation