Electronics Science

 

About the department


Established in year 1985, department of Electronic Science has become one of the most fascinating and active department on the college campus. Electronic Science subject is developed with a focus on bridging the gap between Science and Engineering and Technology. The Undergraduate course in Electronic Science was introduced in 1985 and Postgraduate course in 1992. The department is also a recognized research center under University of Pune from 1998. Vocational Electronic Equipment Maintenance (EEM) subject was introduced in 2000 at UG level to enhance the Entrepreneur skills. The department boasts of highly qualified faculty involved in teaching as well as research and consultancy projects. The department has well-equipped laboratories and a departmental library with good collection of books and journals. The UG, PG and research students are exposed to core as well as specialized courses in Electronic Science such as Microcontrollers, Embedded systems, Power Electronics, Mechatronics, Industrial process control, Digital signal/image processing and communication and networking.

Programs offered


Sr. No.Courses Duration
1. B.Sc. (Electronic Science) 3 years degree course
2. B.Sc. (Electronic Science) 3 years degree course- With Vocational Electronic Equipment Maintenance (EEM)
3. M.Sc. (Electronic Science) 2 years degree course
4. M. Phil. (Electronic Science) 2 years degree course
5. Ph.D. (Electronic Science) 4 years degree course


Facilities

Electronic Science Department has Eight well equipped laboratories: General Electronics Lab-I & II, Special Electronics Lab, Microcontroller and Computer Lab, PG Electronics Lab, Embedded system Lab, Electronics Research and Development Lab, PICC Electronics Lab.                                                                                                        The departmental library contains four sections: UG, Vocational EEM, PG and research.

Student activities

Electronic Science Department subject association carries out various activities for the benefit of the students. These include:
  1. Essay competition,
  2. Problem solving sessions,
  3. Poster competition,
  4. Electronic study circle,
  5. Electronic project competition,
  6. Open book examination,
  7. e-Expert Competition,
  8. National science day activity,
  9. Guest lectures,
  10. Educational Excursion.
  11. SPEED activities
  12. Elektra-Annual Electronic Exhibition
Department also celebrates a week long activity program called as “Elektra”.

Alumni Activities

  1. Get together
  2. Prizes to Meritorious students
  3. Special lectures
  4. Industry-Academia meet

Membership

  1. Society of Promotion of Excellence in Electronics Discipline (SPEED)
  2. Instrumentation Society of India
  3. IAPT and IPA
Research Center in Electronic Science

The research center of the department is established in year 1998. Till date center has received research grants worth Rs. 85 Lakhs from various funding agencies like- DAE, DST, UGC, ISRO, BCUD-UoP etc. More than 8 students have completed M.Phil./Ph.D. from the research center. Currently, 7 students are working for their Ph. D. program.


Focus Research Areas

  1. Smart Instrumentation
  2. Embedded systems
  3. Wireless Sensor Network
  4. Power line communication
  5. Digital signal / image processing

List of Recognized research guides

Sr. No. Name
1. Dr. N. M. Kulkarni
2. Dr. M. S. Zambare
3. Dr. S. P. Khedkar


Research facilities / instruments

No.
Name Instrument / Equipment
1. Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR)
2. Low temperature Four-probe resistivity setup
3. Reconfigurable Data collecting networked platform
4. Crossbow WSN base stations
5. Crossbow WSN nodes
6. Spectrum analyzer (1-3 GHz)
7. Digital storage oscilloscope
8. NI-based DAS
9. NI-based real time RIO platform for HIL
10. Computers
11. Printers
12. Microcontroller platforms – 8051, PIC, AVR, ARM & Rabit core
13. Microwave generation / measurement setup
14. Robotic systems
15. PLCs
16. Softwares- MATLAB/Labview/VLSI design tools and Microcontroller / Embedded System design tools

Please Note

Internal Examination Paper-pattern
Total Marks Per Paper - 20



  • Multiple Choice Questions- 5 Marks
     
  • True Or False - 5 Marks
     
  • Answer any 5 out of 7- 10 Marks (2 Marks Each)

All The Best 

Dr. Nitin Madhukar Kulkarni

(M.Sc. Ph.D.)

Vice Principal and Head Of the Department, Associate Professor in Electronic Science

Teaching Faculty

Mrs. Shubhangi Satish Katti

(M.Sc.)

Associate Professor

Teaching Faculty

Mrs. Amruta Prasad Kathe

(M.Sc., SET Qualified)

Associate Professor

Teaching Faculty

Dr. Madhukar Sarvottam Zambare

(M.Sc. Ph.D.)

Assistant Professor

Teaching Faculty

Dr.Vijay Popat Labade

(M.Sc. M.Phil. Ph.D)

Assistant Professor

Teaching Faculty

Ms. Kalpana Anand Kulkarni

(M.Sc., NET Qualified)

Assistant Professor

Teaching Faculty

Yogita Sandip Khandge

(M.Sc., NET Qualified)

Assistant Professor

Teaching Faculty

Mrs. Tilekar Ranjana Tulshiram

(M.Sc. )

Assistant Professor

Teaching Faculty

Ms. Panchsheela Bansidhar Kamble

(M.Sc., NET Qualified)

Assistant Professor

Teaching Faculty

Note: Biodata of any of the above mentioned faculty member can be downloaded by clicking on their name.

Dr. Nitin Madhukar Kulkarni, Vice Principal and Head Of the Department, Associate Professor in Electronic Science , M.Sc. Ph.D.


Mrs. Amruta Prasad Kathe,Associate Professor , M.Sc., SET Qualified

    Experience of more than 22 years teaching at Under-graduate and 5 years at post-graduate level

    4 research papers at National level.

    Worked on:

    UGC sponsored Minor Research Scheme-“4 Channel ECG Monitoring System”

    GPIB interface design and programming for instrument control

    Serial communication systems’ design

    Biomedical signal handling and instrumentation

    Analog and digital circuit design

    Completed 1 Minor Research Project sponsored by  UGC

    Member of SPEED (Society for promotion of Excellence in Electronics Discipline),

    Delievered guest lectures on medical instrumentation for R & D Engineers

    Worked as visiting faculty for IBB integrated M.Sc. course in University of Pune

    Contributed to e-learning activity of Fergusson College

    Elected as top ranked teacher(2009) in students’ feedback

    Published poetry collection book “Pratibimba”

    Published article in SPEED e-magazine on problems in biomedical instrumentation

    Working for webpage management at department level.

Dr. Madhukar Sarvottam Zambare,Assistant Professor , M.Sc. Ph.D.

    Dr. Chandrashekher Aiyer Award (Best Project Guide), IPA (Pune Chapter), 2011

Dr.Vijay Popat Labade,Assistant Professor , M.Sc. M.Phil. Ph.D

    ·         Awarded as Teacher Fellowship (Faculty Improvement Program) under UGC XI plan from 5th Jan 2011 to 4th Jan 2014.

    ·         Awarded as a Black Belt in Judo Karate by the Indian Marshal Art (IMA), India affiliated by country Vietnam, 1996

Ms. Kalpana Anand Kulkarni,Assistant Professor , M.Sc., NET Qualified

     

Yogita Sandip Khandge,Assistant Professor , M.Sc., NET Qualified

Mrs. Tilekar Ranjana Tulshiram,Assistant Professor , M.Sc.

     Experience:      4 Year

Research Title: “Preparation of electrical energy consumption campus maps using power line communication and their use in decision support system for efficient electricity consumption”

Researchers : Mr. Anand B. Bhide

Details:

Title of PhD Work Name of Guide
“Preparation of electrical energy consumption campus maps using power line communication and their use in decision support system for efficient electricity consumption”Dr. N. M. Kulkarni


Research Title: “Modeling and Simulation of Battery Performance Parameters for efficient electrical vehicles and its Verification using Hardware-In-Loop (HIL) Setup”

Researchers : Mr. Vijay P. Labade

Details:

Title of PhD Work Name of Guide

Modeling and Simulation of Battery Performance Parameters for efficient electrical vehicles and its Verification using Hardware-In-Loop (HIL) Setup”

Dr. N. M. Kulkarni


Research Title: “Design of Multimodal Smart Interface for Infotainment System with Improved Noise Immunity”

Researchers : Mr. Anand Buddhikot

Details:

Title of PhD Work Name of Guide
“Design of Multimodal Smart Interface for Infotainment System with Improved Noise Immunity”Dr. N. M. Kulkarni


Research Title: “ Development of Quality monitoring application by integration of WSN and RFID in Food and Fruit container”

Researchers : Ms. Targol Abrishami

Details:

Title of PhD Work Name of Guide
“Development of Quality monitoring application by integration of WSN and RFID in Food and Fruit container”Dr. N. M. Kulkarni


Research Title: “A Speaker Independent Automatic Speech to Text Conversion for Marathi Language”

Researchers : Ms. Kishori Kasat

Details:

Title of PhD Work Name of Guide
“A Speaker Independent Automatic Speech to Text Conversion for Marathi Language”Dr. M. S. Zambare


Research Title: “Investigation of the impact of tree canopy on air pollution using Wireless Sensor Network (WSN) ”

Researchers : Ms. Kalpana Kulkarni

Details:

Title of PhD Work Name of Guide
“Investigation of the impact of tree canopy on air pollution using Wireless Sensor Network (WSN)”Dr. M. S. Zambare


Research Title: “Development of Plantar Pressure Monitoring System for the Study of Medial ,Lateral and Metatarsal Pressures under the Feet”

Researchers : Mr. Deepak Londhe

Details:

Title of PhD Work Name of Guide
“Development of Plantar Pressure Monitoring System for the Study of Medial ,Lateral and Metatarsal Pressures under the Feet”Dr. M. S. Zambare


Research Title: 'BCUD minor research scheme.'

Researchers : Mr. Jayant Vinayak Khedkar

Details:

Speechto text conversion in Marathi


Research Title: Metal- semiconductor contact

Researchers : Mr.Sunil Sharad Bhagwat

Details:

  • Design andfabrication of contact resistance measurement system and a simple RTP furnacefor contact annealing.


  • Impedance anddielectric spectroscopy of polymer and other dielectric materials as currentresearch interest.


Research Title: Optical Fiber based Signal Transmission System, Educational Software for teaching preliminary Digital Electronics, Microcontroller Based Solar Tracking System, Virtual Microcontroller Laboratory, Solar Powered On chip Digital Electronics Laboratory

Researchers : Mrs. Shubhangi Satish Katti

Details:

Name of the Project

Duration

Amount

Sanctioned By

Optical Fiber  based Signal Transmission System

1999 -2001

50,000

UGC

Educational Software for teaching preliminary Digital Electronics

2005- 2007

50,000

UGC

Microcontroller Based Solar Tracking System

2006- 2008

1, 50000

BCUD, Pune Univ.

Virtual Microcontroller  Laboratory

2007

1,0000

BCUD, Pune Univ

Solar Powered On chip Digital Electronics Laboratory

2012

3,000 Euro

Phoenix Contact,

Germany


Research Title: Wearable Electronics

Researchers : Mr.Sandip Mahadev Dhavale

Details:

Three research papers are published in National Conference


Research Title: Biomedical signal handling and instrumentation,communication systems

Researchers : Mrs.Amruta Prasad Kathe

Details:

Completed Minor Research Project sponsored by  UGC

Worked on:

UGC sponsored Minor Research Scheme-“4 Channel ECG Monitoring System

GPIB interface design and programming for instrument control

Serial Communication systems’ design

Biomedical Signal handling and instrumentation

Analog and digital circuit design

4 research papers at National level.


Research Title: Smart instrumentation, Communication and networking, embedded systems and wireless sensor networks.

Researchers : Dr.N.M.Kulkarni

Details:

  • Research interest- Smart instrumentation, Communicationand networking, embedded systems and wireless sensor networks.

 

  • Completed 6 Research projects funded by DAE, DST, ISRO, UGC,and BCUD-UoP.

 

  • Recognized research guide of University of Pune and guided 3 researchstudents for M.Phil./Ph.D. and 7 students are currently workingfor Ph.D.

 

  • Visited Hungary and Italy for academic and researchpurpose.


Research Title: Power Electronics, Embedded System, WSN, Material Science

Researchers : Dr. Madhukar Sarvottam Zambare

Details:

Ph.D. Topic: Plasma Synthesis of Electron Beam Resists, their Characterization andPlasma Diagnostic by Langmuir Probe

Details of Research Projects: EnergyOptimization and power scheduling in low power sensor network, under BCUD, PuneUniversity, 2008-2010

Topicsof interest in teaching/Research:  PowerElectronics, Embedded System, WSN, Material Science


Research Title: Digital Systems And VHDL.

Researchers : Ms. Panchsheela Bansidhar Kamble

Details:

Digital Systems And VHDL.


Research Title: Embedded System

Researchers : Mrs. Ranjana Shrikant Ubale

Details:

Embedded System


Research Title: Electrical Properties of Vapour Phase deposited conducting Polypyrrole Films

Researchers : Dr.Sachin P.Khedkar

Details:


Research Title: Digital design and Embedded System

Researchers : Ms. Yogita Sandip Khandge

Details: