Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) for the past 30 years has made a mark in the field of higher education in India imparting quality education in a multi-cultural ambience, intertwined with extensive application-oriented research. VIT University was established with the aim to provide quality higher education on par with International Standards. It persistently seeks and adopts innovative methods to improve the quality of higher education on a consistent basis. Established by well-known educationalist and former parliamentarian, Dr. G. Viswanathan, Founder and Chancellor, a visionary who transformed VIT into a center of excellence in higher technical education.
VIT Chennai is ably spearheaded by
Mr. G. V. Selvam , Vice President
Dr. Anand A. Samuel, Vice Chancellor
Dr. V. S. Kanchana Bhaskaran, Pro Vice Chancellor
They share in the mission to make VIT a global center. The focus is to:
- To maximize the Industrial connectivity
- To create Centers of Excellence in contemporary areas of research
- To enrich Technological and Managerial Human Capital nurtured in a multicultural ambience
- To provide a common platform for the agglomeration of ideas of personnel from various walks of life for learning enrichment
- To create opportunities and exploit the available resources to benefit industry/society
- To encourage participation in the National Agenda of knowledge building to foster International collaborations for mutual benefits in areas of research
About SELECT (School of Electrical Engineering)
In VIT Chennai, the School of Electrical Engineering (SELECT) was established in the year 2010. Since the inception of the institute, the department developed the state of art infrastructure for teaching and research. To mention, Smart Grid lab is unique of its kind in the country. The school has highly qualified and experienced faculty. The school offers B.Tech program in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, M.Tech program in Power Electronics and Drives, M.Tech(by Research) and Ph.D program. There are four major research groups: Power Systems, Power Electronics, Control & Instrumentation and Electrical Machines & Drives. The research findings of these groups are published in several peer reviewed International Journals with high impact factor. The school has always endeavoured to contribute significantly to the growth of technical education. The school has organized several workshops, seminars and guest lectures for the benefit of faculty, students and research scholars of educational institutions in and around the region. The School has also signed MoU with various industries for collaborative works. Eminent professors from reputed Indian and Foreign Universities share their expertise for the benefit of the students.
About Binghamton University
Binghamton University is a premier public university located in USA. It has extraordinary academics and exceptional faculty, and combines a broadly interdisciplinary, international education with one of the most vibrant research programs to enriching the lives of people in the region, state, nation and world. Thomas J. Watson School of Engineering of Binghamton University offers offer baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral programs that prepare graduates for employment in the technical professions and combine a firm grounding in fundamentals, elements of practical application and an appreciation for liberal learning.