Program Objectives and Outcomes

Programme Educational Objectives

The major objectives of the M.Tech. programme in Power Electronics are to equip the students with adequate knowledge and skills in Power Electronics and to prepare them for the following career options:

  1. research programmes in Power Electronics and related areas

  2. employment in R & D organisations related to sustainable technologies

  3. to work in power electronic circuit design and fabrication industries

  4. faculty positions in reputed institutions

Programme Outcomes for Power Electronics

A student who has undergone M.Tech. programme in Power Electronics (PE) will:

  1. have an ability to evaluate and analyse problems related to Power Electronic Systems and incorporate the principles in the state of art systems for further improvement

  2. be able to investigate critical PE problems and to arrive at possible solutions independently, by applying theoretical and practical considerations

  3. be able to solve PE problems such as switching control, converter design, analysis and control of solid state drives and stability studies

  4. be able to develop appropriate power converters for sustainable energy technologies

  5. be able to identify optimal solutions for improvising power conversion and transfer capability, enhancing power quality and reliability through PE based solutions

  6. be able to evolve new power electronic topologies and control schemes based on literature survey and propose solutions through appropriate research methodologies, techniques and tools, and also by designing and conducting experiments

  7. be able to work on small, well-defined projects with particular goals to provide real time solutions pertaining to power electronics

  8. be able to develop, choose, learn and apply appropriate techniques, various resources including sophisticated digital controllers and IT tools for modern power electronic system simulation, including prediction and modelling with existing constraints

  9. be able to develop dedicated software for analysing and evaluating specific power electronics and control problems

  10. be able to participate in collaborative-multidisciplinary engineering / research tasks and work as a team member in such tasks related to PE domain, giving due consideration to ecological and economical intricacies, and lead the team in specific areas

  11. be able to confidently interact with the industrial experts for providing consultancy

  12. be able to pursue challenging professional endeavours based on acquired competence and knowledge

  13. be a responsible professional with intellectual integrity, code of conduct and ethics of research, being aware of the research outcomes and serve towards the sustainable development of the society

  14. be capable of examining critically the outcomes of research and development independently without any external drive.