The Centre of Excellence aims to enhance the employability of engineering students by providing them with practical skills and industry-relevant training. Through a range of student activities, the Centre prepares students for successful careers in industrial automation, fosters research and innovation, promotes collaboration with industry, and contributes to the growth of the automation sector.
The objective of the Centre of Excellence in Mechatronics, Industrial Robotics, and PLC is to enhance the employability of engineering students in Andhra Pradesh by providing them with comprehensive training in advanced technologies and skills relevant to industrial automation. The program aims to equip students with practical knowledge, hands-on experience, and industry-relevant skills, making them well-prepared for engineering jobs in various industries.
The aim of the Centre is to bridge the gap between industry requirements and academic curriculum by offering specialized training in mechatronics, industrial robotics and PLC. It strives to develop competent professionals who can contribute to the growing demands of automation in industries. The Centre aims to create a conducive learning environment that fosters research, innovation, collaboration and industry partnerships.
The scope of the Centre of Excellence is vast and encompasses multiple dimensions. It covers various aspects of mechatronics, industrial robotics and PLC, including robot programming, motion control, industrial automation and PLC programming. The program focuses on practical application, hands-on training and industry exposure to prepare students for successful careers in automation-related fields. The Centre also encourages research projects, networking with industry experts and exploring emerging trends and technologies in industrial automation.
Two faculty members - Mr. B. Bangarraju (Mech. Engg) and Mr. Gayatri Sarman (ECE) were given four weeks of intensive training (three weeks of online training through webinars and one-week onsite training at Aachen, Germany) by the German experts.
SPOC: Dr. N Naga Krishna, Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Lab In-charge: Mr. B Bangarraju, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
EEE department co-ordinator: Mr. P Ramprasad, Associate Professor, EEE Department
ECE department co-ordinator: Mr. Ch Venkateswara Rao, Assistant Professor, ECE department
Students participating in the Centre's program engage in a range of activities designed to enhance their learning experience and practical skills. These activities include.
The Centre of Excellence in Mechatronics, Industrial Robotics, and PLC has several positive impacts on students, academia and industries, including:
|Academic Year||Students trained||Beneficiary|
|2019-20||40||IV B.Tech ME, ECE and EEE students|
|2020-21||51||IV B.Tech ME, ECE and EEE students|
|2021-22||32||III B.Tech ME, ECE and EEE students|
|2022-23||122||III B.Tech ME, ECE and EEE students|
After successful completion of the training program students have done their academic project in the domain of Mechatronics, Automation and PLC.
|Efficient Energy Management System using Digital Controller||ME|
|Municipality Water Transmission System||ME|
|Automated Heating Ventilation and Air-Conditioning (HVAC) System||ME|
|Automatic Speed Reduction System for a Four-Wheeler using Digital Controller||ME|
|Automated Drilling Machine||ECE|
|Automated Drainage Water Monitoring and Controlling||ECE|
|Designing Pick and Place Application using Robotic Simulation Software||EEE|