Electronics


About the Department

Courses Offered

  • B. Sc. Hons Electronics
  • B. Tech Electronics

Subject Society - Silizium

 

2021-2022

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2020-2021

June 17 – July 17, 2020:  Department of Electronics and MHRD – INSTITUTION’S INNOVATION COUNCIL (IIC) - DDUC CHAPTER, (Under the aegis of DBT Star College Program, Electronics) Organized an Online Internship - cum - Hands-on Training Workshop on “Verilog Implementation of Digital Circuit Designs on FPGA using Vivado” from June 17, 2020 – July 17, 2020 in collaboration with CoreEL Technologies. CoreEL Technologies is the Sole Authorized Partner of Xilinx University Program (XUP) in India. It was a 40 hour teaching with hands on experiments program where Dr. Poonam Kasturi, Associate Professor, DDUC and Mr. Ankur Sangal took 20 hours each. Dr. Poonam also mentored the project work of the students for another 7 days. In total 63 participants registered for the internship program. The participants were undergraduate students, post graduate students, research fellows and a few faculty members also. The participants were from 22 different institutes all across India.

November 21, 2020: The orientation cum Induction Program – ‘DEEKSHARAMBH’ for the department was organized on November 21, 2020. The new batch of students were welcomed by their seniors and faculty members and given a warm welcome. Thereafter, they were introduced to the course details and various activities organized by the department. Six different councils were formulated during the Deeksharambh program. The session ended with a small quiz for the first year students.

November 28, 2020: As part of Deeksharambh program a webinar on “Visualization of Earth observation Data and Archival System (VEDAS) Program” was delivered by Mr. Shashikant A Sharma, Scientists G & Group Director, VEDAS Research Group – EPSA, Space Applications Centre, Ahmedabad. A total of 121 students participated in it.

December 02 - 08, 2020: During the orientation cum Induction Program – ‘DEEKSHARAMBH’ a 7 days National level Skill Enhancement Program on “Programming ATMega Microcontroller using ARDUINO IDE'' for Science Students was organized by the Department of Electronics, Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College, University of Delhi, under the DBT Star College Program. The students from the various Indian States participated to explore new things. The main aim was to make the students first feel comfortable in their new environment, open them up, create bonding and connect them with new things such as sensors, mechanics, control, programming the microcontroller, to see how it works and controls various aspects be they of biology, zoology, chemistry, physics, mathematics or computers, and help them to explore their knowledge in interdisciplinary fields.

The program was organised into seven different sessions. Each session was focusing on different aspects of Programming & Robotics. Day 1 was Introduction to embedded systems, Scope of Embedded Systems, Arduino Overview. Day 2 focused on exploring the Arduino and its Functionalities. Students also learned about the basics of interfacing LEDs, Buzzers, Switches and Push-button in this session. The Day 3 session was dedicated to exploring the Liquid Crystal Displays and their everyday applications. 

On Day 4 students learned about Keypad Interfacing and its application in day-to-day life. From Day 5 onwards the students got to know about the Sensors, their working and applications and their programming with the Arduino Uno. It started with some basic sensors including Potentiometer, PIR and LDR. Day 6 was majorly focused upon some advance Sensors, viz., ultrasonic Sensor, Temperature Sensor and Gas Sensor. Finally, the culmination of the program was done on Day 7 with the concept of PWM and its applications in controlling the Brightness of LEDs, and the generation of different colours from RGB LED.

More than 150 students from 13 different states and 39 different institutions participated in the workshop. The sessions were taken by the alumni of the department, Ms Sonam and Mr Ajay Joshi along with current batch students Mr Raghvendra Pratap Singh and Mr Ashutosh Mishra. This event was Alumni Interaction through Skill Enhancement Program.

The program was based on assessments. An online MCQ assignment and problem statements to implement on tinkercad software were given to them everyday, Video submissions of the working circuit implementation of the assignment problems were taken. This was followed by a working project submission. 63 students submitted their videos of assigned problems and 39 students made the final project submission.

It was indeed an experience to remember since because of the Covid-19 pandemic we learnt alternative ways to learn and connect.

January 31, 2021:REUNIRSE” the fresher’s party for the newly arrived batch of 2020 was organized on 31st of January 2021 through ‘GOOGLE MEET’. Raghvender (secretary) and Rahul (joint secretary) started the program with the usual introduction and invited Dr. Poonam Kasturi, she gave a warm welcome speech to juniors. Total of three events were organized including ELECTRONIC MEME THEORY, GUESSING MOVIE NAME and guessing the dialogue with the help of one single word. Mr. Fresher and Miss. Fresher, 2021 were selected and awarded with prizes.

January 25 - February 04, 2021: Department of Electronics, Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College, University of Delhi, under the aegis of DBT Star College Program, organised an online Workshop on PCB & Circuit Designing scheduled from 25th Jan 2021 to 4th Feb 2021. The workshop was jointly organized with National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC), A Government of India Enterprise and MoE-IIC-DDUC Chapter. The NSIC Technical Services Centre in Okhla, New Delhi is serving MSME units by providing skilled & professional workforce through its training programmes on demand driven, industry-oriented courses in the fields like Mechanical Workshop, Information Technology, CAD/CAM & CNC, Multimedia & Animation, Electrical & Electronics and Entrepreneurship Development. The program was evenly distributed in 10 sessions each of 2 hrs duration per day targeting different aspects of PCB & Circuit Designing. Mr. Piyush Singh and Mr. Sanjeev Pathak from NSIC were the experts for these sessions. Students got opportunity to get familiar with the Proteus Design Suite mainly used by electronic design engineers in industry, which is a Windows application for schematic capture, simulation and creating electronic prints (i.e., PCB layout design) for manufacturing the printed circuit boards (PCB). Exposure to other PCB Designing tools such as Pad2Pad, Eagle and OrCAD were also given. 82 students of different years benefited from this workshop.

February 12, 2021: Silizium-The departmental society of electronics science (DDUC) in collaboration with MOE- IIC – DDUC chapter (under the aegis of DBT Star College Program)-Electronics organized a webinar on the topic “Power Management Integrated Circuits: (PMIC) Fundamental and Technology” on 12 February, 2021 on zoom platform. The webinar started with the welcome of the speaker: Dr. Ciby Thomas Thruthiyil, Director of Engineering, Process Technology, Dialog Semiconductor Inc., Santa Clara, CA USA by Dr. Poonam kasturi (TIC of Department of Electronics), Dr. Manoj saxena (coordinator, DBT Star College Program) and all the students. Dr. Ciby first gave a brief description of Dialog semiconductor and then explained in great detail the issues and need of power management concepts. 121 students attended the webinar and many of them were not aware of this concept

February 19, 2021: Silizium- The Departmental Society of Electronics science (DDUC) in collaboration with MOE-IIC- DDU Chapter under the Aegis of star college programme - Electronics organized it’s first webinar of the Electronics Alumni Lecture series: IC Series 1 – Interact & Connect’ on the topic- SoC/ASIC Verification. Dr. Poonam Kasturi (Teacher-in-Charge, Department of Electronics) started the webinar at 2.00 PM by welcoming the Guest Speaker, Mr. Mohit Kr. Jaiswal, an SoC verification Engineer at Intel Technologies India Pvt. Ltd., Bengaluru. Mr Jaiswal is an Alumni of Electronics department, from the B.Tech batch of 2013-17. He has done his M.tech from Calicut. Mr. Mohit apprised the students about ASIC (Application Specific Integrated Ckt.), SoC (System on Chip) & it’s applications. He also told about the simulators available for design verification, which can be used by all. A total of 100 students attended the session. The speaker gave a word of advice to all the attendees about how to look upon their career path & where to focus. He talked about the importance of practical knowledge over bookish knowledge.

February 28, 2021: The Career Counseling Society of the departmental society of Electronics, Silizium on 1st March, 2021 organized the second webinar of the series titled ‘IC Series 2 – Interact & Connect’. The session commenced with the briefing of the series, highlighting the points that it aims to provide. The speaker of the session was Ms Sonam (alumnus of the batch of 2020). The agenda of the webinar was to bring out the career options after B.Sc. (H) Electronics and the scope of the electronics field. Teacher convener of Silizium, Dr. Poonam Kasturi lauded the efforts of the students for coming up with the brilliant idea that would surely create awareness amongst students and open up windows of opportunities for them

April 03, 2021: Silizium - The Departmental Society of Electronics, Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College, University of Delhi, organized the 2021 edition of its annual festival- URJASVA (National Level). It was a two-day event, where a plethora of events were organized in the online mode, ranging from technical to cultural.

The event began with an inaugural session where the students of the organizing team extended a warm welcome to all and apprised everyone about the various events being organized.The glimpses of the previous tech fests of the department were showcased but because of theCovid-19 pandemic, the mode of the festival was online this time and many improvisations had to be done. The efforts bore fruit and we got active participation from 25+ states all over India summing up to 600 registrations. We got entries from IIT Kharagpur, IIM Nagpur, Banasthali Vidyapeeth, Amity University; to name a few. Registrations were invited through Dare to Compete and for the final rounds through google forms. Our Principal Sir blessed the students and expressed his happiness for the efforts put in by them especially in the current trying time. Our teacher in-charge, Dr. Poonam Kasturi, encouraged the participants with her words of wisdom and extended her gratitude towards each and every member of the students organizing team, faculty, administration an above all participants an attendees. Thereafter the final rounds of various events started as per the schedule.

DATED: - 3rd APRIL 2021    (URJASVA 2K'21)

A WEBINAR was conducted on 3rd April 2021 under URJASVA ‘21 the annual fest of department of electronics of Deen Dayal Upadhya College Delhi University to clear the various myths on studying abroad.  The topic of the webinar was “Demystifying Studies Abroad” and the resource person was Mr. Alok Bansal, Career counselor and Consultant study abroad. He is also the founder and CEO of ALETHIA EDUCATION SERVICE. He has also been credited with the growing IMS test preparation in Delhi till 2018. During the webinar he shared his experiences with the students from various different institutes and how he helped them to achieve their future goals. He motivated students to study abroad and told them the various eligibility criteria for different courses and international colleges. The webinar was conducted through ZOOM platform. More than 150 students from departments like Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Computer Science participated in the webinar. The webinar was commenced by Teacher-in-Charge, Department of Electronics, Dr. Poonam Kasturi.

DATED: - 3rd APRIL 2021    (URJASVA 2K'21)

The Career counseling cell and The Internship Council of Department of Electronics together organized the Panel Discussion and Interaction Session on the topic “OPPORTUNITIES IN ELECTRONICS” on the first day April 03, 2021 of our annual fest “URJASV’21”. The panel comprised of four panelists who discussed about the vast opportunities in the field of electronics and gave an insight to the students how they can shape their career. Conversation starts with the formal welcoming by Teacher Incharge Dr. Poonam Kasturi. Dr. Kasturi welcomed the guest and gave a brief about various events organised under the Urjasva’21.  Thereafter, Session starts with approx 70 attendees from DDUC itself and other institutions also. The first panelist of the session was Mrs. Sarika Aggarwal, Principal Program Manager at STmicroelectronics PVT. Ltd. Mrs. Aggarwal gave a fine idea about how industry works as having 20+ years of experience with the same. The second panelist was Mr. Ankur Sangal, Lead Application Engineer in Coreal Technology which is training partner of Xilinx. Mr. Sangal taught the students about VLSI and its importance in the field of electronics and also mentioned some companies where students can apply for internships. The third panelist was Mr. Rahul Soni, an alumus of DDU college, Department of Electronics, co-founder of Trydan Clean Tech. Pvt. Ltd. Trydan Clean Tech. Pvt. Ltd. is a startup mainly concerned with charging stations of electric vehicles. From his experience Mr. Soni told the students how the interested ones can go into the startup industry. The final panelist of the session was Mr. Madan Gopal Mekala, a corporate trainer and placement consultant with Star VLSI Service Ltd. Mr. Mekala scanned the whole syllabus of the B.Sc(H) Electronics and highlighted the core subjects that needs to be studied carefully and gave a vast list of  job categories on which the students can build their career on.

DATED: - 3rd APRIL 2021    (URJASVA 2K'21)

The event consisted of two rounds that were held online. First round was an online quiz competition held on March 30, 2021. Quiz consisted of questions from electronics to test the participants of their basic knowledge of networks and circuit making. The Final Round was conducted on the Day-1 of URJASVA, i.e April 03rd, 2021, Saturday. The contest ended with submission of circuits and their videos in the google form. The number of participants was 33. Candidates had to sort out the components as per their need and choose questions that were displayed on the screen. Time allotted was 45 min. Candidates could use any popular circuit simulator like Multisim and Proteus. Judgment was based on originality, creativity clarity in the making of the circuit and the circuit should be working.

It was an online contest where the participants had to use their skills and knowledge to find the solution of the chosen problem statement. The aim of the contest was to provide a platform to all the students to showcase their practical and technical knowledge. In this event participants got 20 Questions which were based on routine work like attendance system, fast mobile charger and many more questions which were selected by the team. On one of the given problem statements participants had to make a presentation and video explaining their technical solution of the problem.

The number of participants was 24.

“FOCUS'' - The photography competition was organized by SILIZIUM society on 3rd APRIL 2021. With an audience of more than four thousand FOCUS was one of the most successful events of URJASVA’21. Three winners were selected AFTER THREE ROUNDS OF COMPETITION by judges and audience polling on the basis of their photographs

DATED: - 3rd APRIL 2021    (URJASVA 2K'21)

Ideathon is basically an idea marathon of business idea competition to sharpen the innovative thinking of students. The aim of the contest was to provide a platform to the young minds where their imagination and innovation could find expression. It was an online contest where the participants had to design some innovative entrepreneurial ideas related to electronics and listed tracks, and they prepared an abstract of their proposals. There were around 20 entries

DATED: - 3rd APRIL 2021    (URJASVA 2K'21)

The event consisted of two rounds that were held online. First round was an online elimination round held on 1st April 2021. It consisted of 10 Multiple Choice questions from electronics to test the participants of their basic knowledge of networks and circuit making. In the first round, out of 50 entries only 22 students made it to the second round. The Final Round was conducted on the Day-1 of URJASVA, i.e April 03rd, 2021. In the final round the contestants made their circuits in the back end and questions of their circuit making were framed. Questions for implementing the Arudino based projects to be implemented on tinkercad software were displayed on the main screen and the contestants were making their circuits at their end.

Create-Recreate: It was an online contest where the participants had to create/recreate looks inspired by movies/shows/comics characters. The aim of the contest was to provide a platform to the young minds where their imagination and creativity could find expression. There were around 40 entries from Universities of different States of country.

April 04, 2021: The Department of Alumni Affair Council of the Departmental Society of Electronics, Silizium organized its Annual Alumni Meet “ALUM MUSTER’21”on 4th April, 2021. The meet commenced with a series of introductions of the alumni.10 Alumni joined us on the virtual platform. They shared their beautiful college memories and valuable experiences and guided all the students with a number of opportunities. There were a number of performances and games which the students prepared specially for the alumni. The meet ended with a beautiful video of the college and glimpses of URJASVA’21. At last the meet concluded with Dr. Poonam Kasturi appreciating the alumni and the students for organizing such a beautiful alumni meet.

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2019-2020

SILIZIUM, the official subject society of Department of Electronics, Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College is a forum that provides an avenue for different technological events such as workshops with hands on training, lecture series by eminent speakers and seminars. The main objective of the club is to provide the students with an opportunity to interact with professionals and experts from different fields and also enhance their knowhow on the latest trends in science and technology.

The society commenced its events for academic year 2019-2020 by organizing a Student Induction Program to facilitate the new batch of students (2018-19) towards their acclimatization in the new environment and build bonds with fellow students and faculty members.  This year, the students of first year were taken to War Memorial, India Gate and National Science Centre, Pragati Maidan on 27th July 2019.  The underlying idea of choosing these places was to give an insight to the students about the rich heritage and glorious history of our country. The entire day was an amalgamation of patriotism and technology; bravery and stupendous designing; duty and dedication which not was only enthralling but irresistibly engaging.

The orientation programme of the society was organized on 31st August at 10.00 a.m. on an auspicious note with the lighting of the lamp of knowledge and wisdom by the invited Speaker and faculty members. The fresher’s were familiarized with various realms of the society and its activities. The names of the student convener and the executives were announced. Mr. Rajan Mishra from B.Sc. (H) Electronics Vth semester was chosen as the President while Mr. Vipul (B.Sc. (H) Electronics III semester) as Secretary. The other representatives chosen were Ms. Sonam and Ms. Akanksha Shukla [B.Sc. (H) Electronics Vth semester]; Mr. Amit and Mr. Ritik [B.Sc. (H) Electronics III semester] and Mr. Naman and Ms. Payal from I semester.

The main highlight of the occasion was the keynote lecture by Dr. Praveen Thakur, Additional Vice President, VNL. He spoke on ‘Mobile Communication Networks- Architecture, Protocols and Procedure’. He elucidated the students about the progress of mobile communications from 1G towards 5G. He discussed in details about the protocols being followed in the present day and highlighted about the various challenges in Mobile Industry. It was an extremely informative session for one and all followed by an active interaction of the speaker with the students.  The event culminated with a vote of thanks proposed by Dr. Ravinder Kaur, teacher-in-charge, Department of Electronics and convener of SILIZIUM,

September 5th, Teacher’s day was celebrated in a beautiful nd thoughtful way by the students of Department of Electronics under the aegis of SLIZIUM. It was the Students’ zeal and fervour towards the day that gave it the respect, the status and the deserving approbation every teacher rightfully deserves.

An initiative taken solely by the students, where the day was dotted with performances including songs and dances both classical and contemporary. Teachers were also involved in various interesting activities and they showed enthusiastic participation and played games like, passing the parcel as well as engaged in various fun impromptu tasks as planned by the students. The innovative ideas were not only paramount but they successfully strengthened the Guru-Shishya bond beyond the classroom setting. A day that truly gives the much deserved honour and respect to the teachers. All the teachers were overjoyed and thrilled by this overwhelming gesture by the students following which they arranged refreshments for the students. It was indeed a memorable day for all.

For Electronics Graduates, Teaching-learning processes can be improved by integrating industrial exposure to the students in their curriculum.  It is necessary to know the requirements of the industries through Industry-Institute interaction to promote education and entrepreneurship. Keeping this in mind, an industrial interaction programme was organized by Department of Electronics under on 16th September 2019 under the aegis of “SILIZIUM”. The special highlight of the event was that our own Alumni were there to conduct the programme named ‘Start with a dream, finish with the future’. Mr. Rahul Soni (2012-15 batch), the Co-founder of ‘Trydan Clean Tech Pvt. Ltd’ was the first speaker and discussed about ‘Charging stations and different kinds of power sources’. He introduced the students to Entrepreneurship and its scope in Electric Mobility. The students were familiarized with three wheeler market segment and the battery types used in this segment. Briefing about different types of chargers and protocols required in Electric Field was also provided to the students. It was a very interactive session. This Presentation was followed by a detailed perspective about Software Companies by our second speaker, Ms. Tanvi Sachdev,  Sr. Software Engineer, Five 9, California, U.S.A. She focussed mainly on different career options available for the students and how improving ones programming skills and knowledge of different software packages help the students getting good placements. She thus gave career counselling to the students and emphasized on defining their career goals and pursuing them with undeterred dedication and perseverance. The event was a great success where students not only had a know how about industrial requirements but they shared their different experiences with their alumni.

‘URJASVA’, the annual festival of the society is a much sought after event by the students. This year it was organized on 4th October 2019. There were plethora of events planned by the students like The Electronics Quiz, The Project/Model Exhibition, the circuit Making Competition, The Debate Competition, The Online Poster Designing Competition and The Scientific Writing Competition. Each event consisted of innovative rounds which inculcated electronics in a manner which made learning fun. This programme witnessed more than 80 participants from other colleges and Universities. To name a few, the participants were from Keshav Mahavidyalya College (KMV), Zakir Husain College (ZHC), Acharya Narendra Dev College (ANDC), Rajdhani College, Bhaskaracharya College of Applied Sciences (BCAS) and Department of Electronic Sciences, UDSC. The event was an inordinate success.

The next event of SILIZIUM Society was a one day workshop on “Entrepreneurship and Electronic Mobility” on 23rd October 2019. It was a highly interactive program aimed at providing the participants with precise skills for pursuing their entrepreneur quest and building their own start-ups. The participants were also introduced to entrepreneurial opportunities in e-mobility. It was conducted by EVI technologies which is an IIT Delhi start up, extensively working in the field of electric mobility. It was a step towards making students think about creating jobs not only for themselves but others as well.

To motivate the students for innovations and taking them to the level of getting patents, a lecture was organized on “Patenting System in India" on Monday, 10th February, 2020 by  Mr. Ranjan prakash, Assistant Controller of Patents and Designs, from IPO, Baudhik Sampada Bhawan, Ministry of Commerce and Industry(Govt. Of India). The talk was very informative and gave the students an understanding about how patents are givrn in India and worldwide.He also discussed about contemporary issues regarding patenting, including Apple v/s Samsung rivalry and even famous Edison v/s Tesla.

As a curtain call of the academic year, a visit to Sanjay Van was organized on 13th February 2020. Going to one of the most thickly wooded areas of city’s green lungs, the students were rejuvinated after a fruitful year of gaining knowledge in different arenas.

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2018-2019

Silizium, the official subject oriented society of The Department of Electronics, Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College, takes immense pride in providing it’s students with well-rounded exposure to new age technological advancements in the form of various intellectually stimulating events. These can be in the form of hands on training, symposiums, seminars or guest lectures from eminent speakers. This motivates our students to expand their horizons beyond conventional classroom teaching methods, and also provides them with an opportunity to interact with professionals and experts from different fields.

Orientation Programme

Any academic year is commenced by a well- rounded orientation that not only breaks the ice between fellow students as well as the students and faculty, but also hints at the myriad of events in store for enthusiastic young learners. Consequently, Silizium kick started it’s journey for the academic year 2018-2019 by organizing an orientation programme on the 6th of August. As any auspicious event, the programme was facilitated by lighting of the sanctimonious lamp followed by pearls of wisdom shared by esteemed dignitary’s and faculty members. The highlight of the occasion were sound and comprehensive lectures delivered by renowned academicians and researchers of international repute, such as from the likes of Prof. Avinashi Kapoor (Head, Department of Electronic Science, UDSC) and Prof. Vinay Gupta (Professor, Department of Physics and Astrophysics, University Of Delhi). Prof. Vinay spoke about “Multifunctional Material for Electronic Devices”, and explained how a deep understanding of these new materials could provide be the next breakthrough in critical technologies and industries. He elaborated on the research done in his laboratory pertaining to sensors using piezoelectric materials, surface acoustic wave (SAW) gas sensors and biosensors, and energy harvesting using ferroelectric photovoltaic. Prof. Avinashi Kapoor, on the other hand talked about the “Cutting Edge Research Areas in Electronics” and elucidated quantum computing, which uses quantum particles instead of binary bits, and may facilitate actual artificial intelligence. His talk emphasized upon a holistic approach towards development. These lectures were followed by interactive sessions with the students. To conclude the programmes, mementos were presented to the invited speakers as a token of gratitude by the respected Principal, followed by a vote of thanks by Dr. Ravinder Kaur, teacher-in-charge, Department of Electronics and convener of SILIZIUM.

Teacher’s Day Celebrations

September 5th, saw the beautifully orchestrated celebration of the building blocks of any academic institute, our precious faculty members and teachers. An initiative taken solely by the students, the day was filled to the brim with colorful song and dance performances. Teachers were also engaged and made to live their college days by playing fun games and activities. The highlight of this celebration was the token of love presented to the teachers by their students in the form of vivid picture collages. It wouldn’t be wrong to say that the teachers were overjoyed and thrilled by this overwhelming gesture of the students, and enjoyed a well-deserved break on their account.

Student Induction Programme

On September 8th, a Student Induction Program was organized with a purpose to facilitate the new batch of students (2018-19) towards their acclimatization in the new environment and build bonds with fellow students and faculty members. A two hour session was given by ‘Dr. Padam Sharma’, a consultant therapist and a renowned rehabilitation expert, on Ergonomics and Lifestyle: “Cave to the Date’.

He emphasized that there is a dearth of knowledge about the correct posture. Thus the resultant perpetual abuse of one’s body due to excessive use of mobile phones leads to many musculoskeletal disorders. He explained that ergonomics, is a practical science that helps a person to achieve safety, security and comfort to maintain and improve our health. This was followed by an interactive session by the teacher in charge of the Department and convener of SILIZIUM, Dr. Ravinder Kaur, who welcomed the freshers and motivated them to utilize the platform being given to them for their accomplished personality development. She introduced the Mentor- Mentee programme where each teacher would act as a mentor to a group of 15 to 20 students. In conclusion the event was a memorable and a fruitful day with tips on ergonomics and building a pathway to break the ice with the freshers.

Two days’ workshop on ‘Eagle Tutorial and PCB Fabrication’

Silizium organised a two days workshop on ‘Eagle Tutorial and PCB Fabrication’ on 28th and 29th September, 2018. Prof. D. V. Gadre, Coordinator, Centre for Electronics Design and Technology, NSUT, was the coordinator and the key person responsible for running this workshop. It was attended by 57 students, of which, 22 students represented various other colleges of University of Delhi. After a formal inauguration, the first day began by the deliverance of a tutorial on Eagle CAD software; it also talked about how a schematic layout for PCB could be designed. This was followed by actual fabrication of PCB in the Chemistry Lab using Toner Transfer method, where each participant was provided with an individual kit containing a copper Clad, printout of the board layout on a photo paper, wire cutter, tweezer, USB cable and all the electronic components required for the circuit of an Analog colour mixer. The second day of the workshop was dedicated to drilling and then soldering the components on the PCB. One could witness a victorious smile on the faces of each of the participants when their circuits were tested and they showed positive, encouraging results. The workshop was concluded with a discussion of the circuit by Prof. D.V. Gadre, followed by a vote of thanks delivered by the convener of Silizium, Dr. Ravinder Kaur

“Tips to succeed via the trip to nostalgia”:……………………………..Industrial Interaction by our own Alumni

An industrial interaction programme was organized by The Department of Electronics on the 6th of October, 2018 under the aegis of SILIZIUM. This event was marked by the presence of our esteemed alumni. An interactive session to give students an insight into industry, the first speaker of this series was Mr.Ritesh Ralhan, Lead Engineer (Packet Networking SW-Group), Ciena India, Gurgaon. A graduate of DDU (batch of 2002), he followed his bachelors with a M.Sc. IT from UDSC. He fostered his audiences’ attention by discussing ‘Protocol Stacks & Device Drivers’. He also talked in-depth about FPGA device drivers, and concluded his session by sharing his experiences on how device drivers have evolved over the past few years, from being native kernel drivers (which were bug prone) to user space device driver frameworks like UIO (User I/O) and VFIO (Virtual Function I/O). The second speaker was Mr. Vikas Sharma, Senior Principal PV Engineer, (Cadence Design Systems), Noida, also a graduate of DDU (2002) and a post-graduate in Electronics from UDSC. His presentation focused on “Evolving EDA Trends for Schematic & Library Management”. His talk was followed by highly engaging speakers such as Mr. Rajat Kochhar, Senior Technical Leader, (Ericsson India), Mr. Shiv Sahni, Principal Security Consultant, (Lucideus Technologies) New Delhi, and last but not the least, Mr. Abhilash, a recent graduate of the college (2014). His journey was interesting, and was a delight to hear about; he pursued his passion for photography and is now a photographer and Cinematic Videographer at National Geographic Expeditions, engaged in making much talked about documentaries. To end this very special day, mementos and personalised mugs expressing our love, pride and gratitude were presented to these cherished alums.

URJASVA 2019:  THE ANNUAL FESTIVAL

URJASVA’, the annual festival of the society is a much sought after event by the students. This year it was organized on 8th and 9th March 2019. The first day was dedicated to various intercollege competitions while Alumni meet was the highlight of the second day.

Prof.  Manan Suri (Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT, Delhi) was the keynote speaker and the chief Guest for the inaugural ceremony of URJASVA 19. Prof. Suri, an expert in the field of Neuromorphic Artificial Intelligence Hardware and Advanced Semiconductor Technologies, is one of the very few young scientists in the world to be honoured on two MIT Technology Review lists. He is among India’s Top 10 Innovators under the age of 35 (2018) by MIT Tech Review. He is also a recipient of Laureat du Prix award from the French Nano sciences Foundation for the best Ph.D Thesis in the area of Nano electronics in 2014. He discussed about the importance of interdisciplinary studies to achieve good quality research and innovations. He emphasized on being true to yourself and your passion for learning and thus inspired students to reach the epitome of achievements.

 After the culmination of the inaugural session, the festivities were carried forward as the various events planned for the day were brought down to the road which included The Logo Quiz, The Electronics Quiz, The Project/Model Exhibition, the circuit Making Competition, The Debate Competition, The Online Poster Designing Competition and The Scientific Writing Competition. Each event consisted of innovative rounds which inculcated electronics in a manner which made learning fun. This programme witnessed more than 100 participants from other colleges and Universities. To name a few, the participants were from Keshav Mahavidyalya College (KMV), Zakir Husain College (ZHC), Hansraj College, Acharya Narendra Dev College (ANDC), Maitreyi College, Rajdhani College, Bhaskaracharya College of Applied Sciences (BCAS) and Department of Electronic Sciences, UDSC.

The Alumni meet on 9th March was a day to reminisce and indulge in recollection of fond memories of the college days by more than 20 Alumni from batches as old as 2002 batch. It was indeed a feeling of pride and accomplishment for the faculty members to see their students being successful in varied fields like prestigious posts at MNC’s, Entrepreneurs, artists, Bankers and Researchers. They shared their experiences with the present batches of students and also gave them guidance as how to pursue their passion and achieve their goals, paving the road of success. The Alumni were presented with a memento as a token of remembrance. The entire event was a memorable one.    

2017-2018

Silizium, society of Department of Electronics, organised several lectures, activities and alumni interactive sessions for the students:

  • URJASVA’18, annual technical festival was organised on January 19, 2018 that saw a plethora of technical competitive events like Circuit Bizz, Tech-O-Mania, Robo Race, Kalam Ki Nok Se along with some fun filled activities.
  • An ‘Alumni Meet’ was organised on January 20, 2018 wherein 20 alumni placed at various organisations graced the occasion.
  • An Industrial Visit to Yakult Danone India Pvt. Ltd., Sonepat, Haryana was organized under the aegis DBT Star College Scheme on March 10, 2018. Students of B.Sc (Hons.) Electronics Semester II, IV and VI along with six faculty members visited the plant and had an exposure to the automation of the plant.
    • Two student projects (prepared under the aegis of DBT Star College Scheme) were selected for National Science Day 2018 celebration organized by ‘Indian National Science Academy’, Delhi, ‘Indian Academy of Sciences’, Bengaluru and the University of Delhi on February 28, 2018 at INSA, Delhi.
    • IoT based Real Time Gas Concentration Monitoring and safety Alarm System” by Pawan Kumar Mishra (B.Sc. (H) Electronics 3rd year) and Manish (B.Sc. (H) Electronics 2nd year).
    • Spybot and Autonomous Path Follower PROTOBOT” by Praveen Kumar Gond (B.Sc. (H) Electronics 3rd year) and Praveen Kumar Chaturvedi (B.Sc. (H) Electronics 3rd year).
  • A two days hands-on workshop on “VLSI Technology” was conducted on March 16 – 17 by Mr. Ranveer Singh, Mr Rajesh and Mr Sumit Bansal from “Truechip Solutions Pvt. Ltd.”.  The focus of the workshop was to highlight the importance and relevance of VLSI as an upcoming career option and give hands-on experience to the students in the area of hardware circuit implementation on FPGA.
  • To expose the students to the activities related to “Research and Development in the field of Solid State Electronics”, final year students visited “Solid State Physics Laboratory (DRDO)”, New Delhi on March 22, 2018. They visited various labs at SSPL but were most amazed at the work done in Surface Acoustic Waves Lab (SAW) where e-Nasika, the indigenously developed gas sensor for lethal gases, and hydrophones, a sensor which is used under water.
  • Five teams from the department participated in NConSI Headstart 2018 at the National Conference on Scientific Innovation Headstart organised by St. Stephan College, University of Delhi from April 5 - 6, 2018.
    • Hyperloop: The Fifth Mode of Transport” by Ankit Singh, Murari Thakur and Ravi, all from B.Sc. (H) Electronics 2nd year.
    • IoT: Internet of Things”, by Sneha Arora, Raghunath Mishra all from B.Sc. (H) Electronics 2nd year.
    • Algorithm for Maze Solving” by Praveen Kumar Chaturvedi, B.Sc. (H) Electronics 2nd year.
    • Spybot and Autonomous Path Follower PROTOBOT” by Praveen Kumar Gond, B.Sc. (H) Electronics 3rd year.
    • IoT based Real Time Gas Concentration Monitoring and safety Alarm System” by Pawan Kumar Mishra, B.Sc. (H) Electronics 3rd year. Pawan bagged the 3rd Position in the NConSI Headstart 2018.
  • A three days workshop on “Cyber Security” was organised from April 13 - 15, 2018. The chief guest of the event were, Mr. Shekhar Dutt, Governor of Chhattisgarh (January 2010 to July 2014) and a ‘Sena Medal for gallantry’ awardee for his participation in the 1971 war. Mr Dutt emphasised on the need for Cyber Security for national , organisational as well as individual level. The resource persons were Mr Vikas Sharma, CEO, Sunworks; Mr. Nishant Sharma from Unmukti Technology Pvt. Ltd. and (Retd.) Col. H K Trivedi (Signals Department) and a receipient of ‘Chief of Army Staff’s Commendation’ in recognition of services to the Army in the area of Telecommunications & Network Security. More than 50 participants from various institutes attended the workshop. The workshop covered many intricate aspects of Cyber Security.

2016-2017

The Society commenced its programs by organizing one day workshop on ―VHDL Programming and Digital Circuit Designing‖ on October 7, 2016. It was attended by over 35 students and faculty members from various colleges of University of Delhi. Workshop included two technical lectures cum lab sessions which were conducted by Dr. AnshuRastogi, Zakir Hussain College
and one by in house faculty. During January 20-21, 2017, more than 200 students from different colleges of University of Delhi, participated in the Departmental Annual Techfest‗Urjasva‘17‘. It was an event with a plethora of technical events like Sweep The Wire-Circuit making event, Tech-O-ManiaTechnical quiz, Robo Race- Rover Race, Tech-Trove- Project Presentation as well as fun filled activities and competitions. On March 6, 2017, the department organized Technical talk cum lecture on ―Recent Technological advances in photovoltaic‖. Mr. Sanjai Kumar, Central Electronics limited (CEL), Sahibabad delivered his keynote talk. It was followed by sharing of experiences in the relevant field and interactive session with students. Three days Hands-on workshop on ―Android Based Mobile Applications‖ with 34 participants was conducted by in house faculty members and external trainer on March 23-25, 2017. Technical sessions were conducted on ―GSM, CDMA, 3G & 4G and Android Platforms followed by lab sessions on ―GSM & CDMA based mobile phones and Android based application development‖.
To highlight the achievement of students, the department would like to mention the names of Pankaj Yadav of VI sem who won First Prize in an event, ―Project Effect (Project based on IOT) held on April 1-2, 2017organized by Institute of Information & Communication, University of Delhi, South Campus. Amanat Khan, Aparna, Deepak, Divyanshu, Rituja, Vandana Patel, Shreya of II semester and Yashika and Rashmi of IV semester participated in various inter and intra college cultural events and secured positions.

2015-2016

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  • The Society commenced its programs by organizing two lecturesto begin with. First, titled “A billion Gate System on Chip(SoC) Design Challenges at Nanometer Technologies” was delivered by Mr. Anuj Rathi, Director, Technical Field Operations for India and South East Asia region at Atrenta-India in Aug,15 .Second, was a  technical talk on “Asynchronous Circuit Design and CAD Tool Design for Asynchronous Circuits” delivered by Ms.Tannu Sharma, Graduate Research Assistant at University of Utah, Vice Chair-IEEE Student Chapter University of Utah on January 15, 2016. 
  • A Technical Visit to Air Traffic Control (ATC), IGI Airport on September 04, 2015 was organized with an objective to make B. Tech Electronics students aware about the air traffic management.
  • Two workshops were conducted in the session. First one day workshop on VHDL programming and Digital Circuit Designing with 15 participants was conducted by in house faculty members in September, 2015. The second workshop, third in series since 2008, was on “Quantum Mechanics: Theory and Application”. It was organized jointly with IEEE Electron Device Society-(Delhi Chapter) and The National Academy of Sciences, India (NASI) -Delhi Chapter during March 13-14, 2016,
  • In October, 2015, the department organized One Day Symposium supported by The National Academy of Sciences, India – Delhi Chapter and IEEE EDS Delhi Chapter to celebrate International Year of Light. It was attended by over 150 students and faculty members from various colleges of University of Delhi. Professor Ajoy Ghatak, (Formerly Professor of Physics @ IIT Delhi) delivered his keynote talk. It was followed by sharing of experiences in the relevant fields by Professor K. Thyagarajan, Department of Physics, IIT Delhi , Mr. Mohammad Yasir Abbas, Senior Application Engineer- Industrial Metrology Business Unit, Nikon India Private Limited.
  • During January 22-23, 2016, more than 200 students from different colleges of University of Delhi participated in the annual Techfest ‘Urjasva’16’. The Event was jointly organized with IEEE Electron Device Society (EDS) Delhi Chapter and DU Times as media partners. It was an event with a plethora of technical events like Sweep The Wire-Circuit making event, Game Of Sapients-Technical quiz as well as fun filled activities and competitions.
  • On January 23, 2016, Electronics Alumni Meet was organized in which more than 40 alumni participated.

The highlight of the department is the achievements of its students.The Students of B.Sc. Hons Electronics - II sem Chitransh Mathe , Dimple Bhalla ,Sakshi Gupta and Pawan Kumar Mishra  Secured First Prize in Inter College Robotics Competition held on March 30, 2016 organized by SSPL, DRDO, Ministry of Defence, Government of India

B. Tech Electronics - VI Semester  students: Arushi Gupta, Mr. Rishav Kumar Pandey and Ms. Divya Goel of have secured First Prize in THINK NANO 2016 – National Student Symposium organized by Centre for Nano Science and Engineering (CeNSE), Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore held during March 31,  – April 01, 2016. They presented Poster entitled "Simulation and Experimental Verification of Memristor Based XOR Gate".

Mr. Khushwant Sehra and Ms. Arushi Gupta, students of B. Tech Electronics VI- Semester are selected for prestigious Science Academies’ (INSA, NASI, IAS) Summer Research Fellowship Programme for Students and Teachers 2016

2014-2015

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  • The Department of Electronics formed it’s own subject society SILIZIUM with an aim to provide a platform to innovative minds by bringing them together and providing opportunities to explore themselves. On September 05, 2014, the inaugural function of the Silizium Dr. Anand Kumar Sethi alumnus of IIT Bombay and  Fellow of the Indian Institute of Electronics and Telecommunications Engineers and Indian Aeronautical Society delivered his talk on “Electronics in India : Past, Present & Future”. Students gave technical presentations on advance topics like Li-Fi, Brain Computer Interface, Bio-Magnetic Therapy, Organic Light Emitting Diodes and Oculus Rift. 

  • On September 13-14, 2014, DRDO sponsored Fourth National Workshop on Recent Trends in Semiconductor Devices and Technology was organized is to provide a forum for undergraduate and post graduate students to interact with the technologists carrying out leading edge research and development in the area of process and device technology. Some Of the renowned speakers were Dr. Krishan Lal, Former President-INSA, Dr B K Sehgal, Scientist G, Solid State Physics Laboratory (SSPL), DRDO Dr. Amita Gupta, Scientist G, Solid State Physics Laboratory (SSPL), DRDO and Professor P K Bhatnagar, UGC-BSR Fellow, Department of Electronic Science, University of Delhi . Over 280 students and faculty members from 30 different institutions participated in the workshop
  • On October 13, 2014, Technical Lecture on Earth Tides on the so-called solid earth and the G.P.S. connections was delievered by Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar Awardee Professor Erode Subramanian Raja Gopal FNA, FNASc, FASc, Emeritus Scientist, Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India

  • On October 17, 2014, a One Day Seminar on Women in Science: A career in Science was organized with support from Women in Science (WiS) Panel of Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore. The seminars addressed the various career options for women in the field of science and had presentations by leading women scientists to showcase the work done by women scientists to an audience of both the genders. The seminar witnessed the presence of Dr. Chandrima Shaha, FNA,FASc,FNASc, Director, National Institute of Immunology, Delhi. Professor Kasturi Datta, FNA, FNASc, FTWAS, DBT Distinguished Biotechnology Professor, School of Environmental Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi , Professor Paramjit Khurana, FNA, FASc, FNASc, FNAAS, J.C. Bose National Fellow, Department of Plant Molecular Biology, University of Delhi South Campus, New Delhi and Dr. (Mrs.) Niloufer Shroff, Scientist G & Head (Electronics Materials and Components Division), Electronics Niketan, DEiTY, MCIT, Govt. of India . There was also a panel discussion on Encouraging women in science will enrich science wherein Professor Mridula Gupta, Department of Electronic Science, University of Delhi South Campus and Chairperson-IEEE EDS Delhi Chapter, Professor Riddhi Shah, School of Physical Sciences, JNU, New Delhi, Professor Geetha Venkataraman, Professor of Mathematics, School of Liberal Studies, Ambedkar University Delhi and Professor Mini Shaji Thomas, Deptt. of Elect. Engg., Faculty of Engg. & Tech. Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi participated. Over 130 students attended the seminar.

  • On January 21, 2015, the society organized Professor Meghnad Saha Memorial Award Lecture jointly with National Academy of Sciences India (NASI) on the topic “Stellar Evolution to Black Holes and Beyond” delivered by Professor Bimla Buti, Director, Centre for Science and Society, New Delhi. She discussed the fundamental contribution made by Professor Megh Nad Saha in the area of Thermal Ionization for the interpretation of Stellar Spectra.

  • On January 30-31, 2015, the Second Lecture Workshop on Trans-disciplinary Areas of Research and Teaching by Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar Awardee was organized where inaugural talk was delivered by Professor Asis Datta, FASc, FNA, FNASc, FTWAS, Former Vice Chancellor, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, Dr. Indira Nath, FRCPath, DSc(hc), FNA,FASc,FNAS, FAMS,FTWAS, Former, Head, Dept. Of  Biotechnology, AIIMS,Delhi Former, Raja Ramanna Fellow highlighted the importance of Health and Well being in the Changing Urban Environment, Professor Surendra Prasad, FNA, FNAE, FNASc, FASc, Former Director-IIT Delhi addressed some fundamental breakthroughs in Communication Theory, Professor S. K. Joshi, FNA, FNASc, FTWAS, FASc, Distinguished Emeritus Scientist CSIR & Honorary Vikram Sarabhai Professor, JNCASR, NPL covered 100 Years of X-ray Crystallography and Professor Sankar K. Pal, FNA, FASc, FTWAS, FIAPR, Fellow IEEE, Distinguished Scientist and former Director, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata covered advance topics like generalized Rough Sets, uncertainty Analysis and Granular Image Mining.
 

Permanent Faculty Members

PROFESSOR

  • PROF. RAVINDER KAUR, PROFESSOR
  • PROF. ANURAG MISHRA, PROFESSOR
  • PROF. NEERAJ TYAGI, PROFESSOR
  • PROF. MANOJ SAXENA, PROFESSOR (Biodata)

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

  • DR. POONAM KASTURI, ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
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  • MS. NEHA, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
  • MR. NAVEEN KUMAR, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
  • MR. AJIT SINGH, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
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