Department of Instrumentation & USIC

 

Year of establishment of the Department: 1981

A Brief history of the Department:

                The University Science Instrumentation centre (UGC) started offering PG Diploma Course in Instrumentation  in 1981.  Subsequently this programme is upgraded as Masters Programme in Instrumentation from 1981.   Both the department of Instrumentation and University Science Instrumentation centre are functionally integrated.

Chairmen, BOS & Head of Department

Chairman/Chairperson Head/Coordinators
Prof.B.Ramamurthy Prof.B.Ramamurthy

 

Names and Designations of the faculty

Chairman BOS:
255744
Head:
255744
Office:
255745

 

Name
Designation
Res.
Off.
1. Dr. B. Ramamurthy
Professor
255277
2. Dr. C. Nagaraja
Professor
220680
3. Dr. K. Nagabhushan Raju
Professor
255282
255020

 

Faculty currently holding other positions
Dr. K. Nagabhushan Raju Director,
Centre for Skill Development, Entrepreneurship & Incubation

 

Courses offered by the Department

i . M.Sc. Instrumentation

ii.  M.Phil. in Instrumentation

iii. Ph.D. in Instrumentation

iv. Post-Graduate Diploma in Energy Conservation & management

(Distance Education Programme)

 Areas of specialzation

 

 

 

(a) M.Sc. level

Instrumentation

 

 

(b) Research level

Analytical/Scientific Instrumentation/ Ultrasonic Instrumentation/ PC based Instrumentation.

(c) Individual teaching level

Analytical/Scientific Instrumentation/ Ultrasonic Instrumentation/ PC based Instrumentation.

 

Major Research projects

S. No

Title of the Project

Funding agency

Grants sanctioned and duration

In progress/
Completed

1

Design and Development of Computer based system for measurement of ultrasonic velocity

UGC,
New Delhi

Rs.2.77 lakhs
1993-1997

Completed

2

Design and development of Computer based Electro- Chemical Analyser

UGC,
New Dehli

Rs. 4.87 lakhs
2000-2003

In progress

 

Collaboration ventures

:

Organising a Distance Education Program for Working Engineers in collaboration with SCEAP, Government of Andhra Pradesh, Hyderabad

 

 

 

 

Consultancy Programmes

:

Energy efficiency for nearly 25 industries in India

Seminars/Workshops/Symposia/ Refresher courses organised by the Department

:      11