Electronics and Communication Engineering

Information Science & Engineering

During the past three decades, the impact of information technology in our daily life has been overwhelming and disruptive - breaking geographic, social, cultural and economic barriers. All these benefits and conveniences have been made possible by the development and proliferation of applications. The Information Science & Engineering branch aims to impart the foundational and specialized skills in design, programming, user interface, etc. For graduating students, exciting career opportunities are available in all these areas across the industry, government, and entrepreneurship sectors.

  • The Information Science & Engineering branch was established in the year 2001; known for developing well-rounded professionals trained to contribute and grow in the diverse applications of IT across industries.
  • Promotes learning, innovation, and practical applications. Mission to instil professional ethics, cultural values, and environmental awareness among the students apart from subject competencies.
  • Centre of Excellence in Data Sciences.
  • Active Research areas of the faculty include Cloud Computing, Image Processing, Big Data Analytics, Data Mining, Bioinformatics, Software Engineering, Wireless Networks and Network Security.
  • Over 65+ publications by the faculty in journals and conference proceedings in the past 4 years.
  • Consistently producing rank-holders in VTU examinations.

Courses

B.E. in Information Science & Engineering

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M.Tech. in Computer Network & Engineering

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Industry Readiness

  • Beyond the classroom learning to prepare students for a career in industry.
  • Both technical skills and soft skills are imparted right through the 4-year UG program.
  • Co-curricular Training includes Programing, Modeling, Application packages, and Project Management.
  • Soft skills workshops cover oral communication, technical writing, and teamwork.
  • MoUs with corporates and industry bodies for projects, guest lectures, and workshops.
  • Students undergo internships in reputed organizations which prepares them for placements and careers.

Faculty

Dr. Shanti Mahesh

  • Head- Information Sciences & Engineering
  • Area of Research: Biomedical Image Processing,
  • Brain Computer Interface, Bigdata Analytics
  • Ex HOD-CSE, T John College
  • Ex Assitant Professor, CMRIT, Bangalore
  • Ph. D. Computer Science, Bharathiar University
  • MS(IT), MTech(IT) – Mysore University
  • B.E. Computer Science & Engineering, Bangalore University
  • 18 International Publication, 5 International conference.
  • Received Rs 500,000 research grants from VGST under RFTT scheme for the year 2017
  • Guiding 7 research scholars under VTU

Prof Sateesh K S

  • Mentor
  • Adjunct Professor
  • Ex Research Scientist IBM and HP
  • Expertise : Data Sciences, Security
  • Past Chairman, Computer Society of India, Bangalore
  • M.Sc. Physics IIT Kanpur
  • Ph.D., Univ of Massachusetts, Amhearst

Advisory Board

Prof Sateesh K S

Prof Sateesh K S

  • Mentor
  • Adjunct Professor
  • Ex Research Scientist IBM and HP
  • Expertise : Data Sciences, Security
  • Past Chairman, Computer Society of India, Bangalore
  • M.Sc. Physics IIT Kanpur
  • Ph.D., Univ of Massachusetts, Amhearst

Prof Rahul Dighe

  • Mentor & Professor
  • Ex- Senior Architect, GTS Labs, IBM (Solution Garage)
  • Founder – Optimal Point SW( start-up)
  • Expertise : Structured Innovation, Design Thinking, Automation & Cognitive Technologies/ RPA, Supply Chain Management
  • B.Tech., I.I.T., Bombay
  • M.S., Ph.D. - M.I.T., Cambridge
Prof Rajesh Siddavattam

Prof Rajesh Siddavattam

  • Mentor
  • Vice Chancellor, Saveetha AP University
  • Director Image Processing Lab, Jaypee University
  • Ex Professor, BITS Pilani (10 years )
  • Expertise: Computer Vision, Image Processing, Robotics
  • B. Tech.- SV Univ, Tirupati
  • Ph. D. and MS – BITS Pilani
Prof Viraj Kumar

Prof Viraj Kumar

  • Mentor
  • Professor, IISc ( Divecha Centre for Climate Change)
  • Expertise : Algorithms, Automata Theory, Software Verification, Data Structures and Computer Architecture
  • M.Sc. - IIT Bombay
  • Ph.D. and MS - University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign

Recent University Ranks

Nikitha S R
4th Rank, VTU 2017

Chandrashree
1st Rank, VTU & 2 Gold medal, VTU 2016

Pavithra A
5th Rank, VTU 2016