IIEST, Shibpur

Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur

(Formerly Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur)

Empowering the nation since 1856

आई आई ई एस टि, शिवपुर

भारतीय अभियांत्रिकी विज्ञान एवं प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान, शिवपुर

(पूर्व में बंगाल इंजीनियरिंग एंड साइंस यूनिवर्सिटी)

१८५६ से देश को सशक्त बनाना

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Golden Jubilee Celebration

The Department of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering started its journey in July, 1965 with a vision to become one of the Leading Departments of this Country with International Repute in the broad domain of Electrical Sciences and Technology through development of Professional Attitude, Analytical and Innovative Mind-sets, and Operational Expertise in the field of Electronics and Tele-Communication Engineering. This year the department is completing a journey of 50 glorious years. Undoubtedly it is a time to celebrate and also plan for further prospect in the near future. Several activities will be organised throughout the year with active cooperation from all the faculty members, staffs, students and other well wishers.

50th Year Celebration Lecture Series

The first lecture of the “50th Year Celebration Lecture Series" will be delivered by Prof. S. Ashok on "SemiconductorsA Brief History". This talk will highlight some of the key early and later developments ofthe field with a loose collection of topics that include timeline, key ideas anddiscoveries, unique aspects of semiconductors, personalities and anecdotes, and somespeculations on the future of semiconductors.Prof. S. Ashok received his B.E. (Hons) degree from the P.S.G. College of Technology, Coimbatore, M.Tech. from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, and the Ph.D. from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, USA, all in Electrical Engineering. He joined as a faculty of the Department of Engineering Science, the Pennsylvania State University, in 1978 as an Assistant Professor, and became a Professor in1987. His research interests have included Schottky barriers, semiconductor surface/interface modification, ion implantation, plasma/ion beam process-induced defects, and photovoltaics. He initiated, in 1992 and continued to co-organize through 2007, a symposium on Semiconductor Defect Engineering, held regularly at Materials Research Society Spring meetings. He has held several sabbatical and summer appointments at universities and research laboratories around the world and given numerous seminars, review talks, tutorials and short courses. He has also served in the organization of several international conferences, the most recent major undertaking being as co-chair of the Fall 2008 Materials Research Society Meeting in Boston. He is the author or co-author of 200+ publications and 170 conference presentations. He retired from service in June 2017 as Professor Emeritus.

  • Topic: Semiconductors: A Brief History
  • Venue: IT Seminar Hall, Dept. of Information Technology, IIEST, Shibpur
  • Time: 31st October, 2017 at 03:00 p.m.

3rd Dr. S. S. Baral Memorial Lecture

Dr. S. S. Baral Memorial Lecture" will be delivered by Prof. S. C. Dutta Roy on "Novel reflection-less bridged-T bandstop filter". Prof. Suhash Chandra Dutta Roy is an Indian electrical engineer and a former professor and head of the department of electrical engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. He is known for his studies on analog and digital signal processing and is an elected fellow of all the three major Indian science academies viz. Indian Academy of Sciences, Indian National Science Academy, National Academy of Sciences, India as well as the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers, Systems Society of India and Acoustical Society of India, The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, the apex agency of the Government of India for scientific research, awarded him the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology, one of the highest Indian science awards for his contributions to Engineering Sciences in 1981. Dutta Roy received the Meghnad Saha Award and the Ram Lal Wadhwa Gold Medal, both Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE) honours, in 1973 and 1980 respectively.

To know more about him: please visit this page.

  • Topic: Novel reflection-less bridged-T bandstop filter
  • Venue: Alumni Seminar Hall
  • Time: 1st March, 2017 at 10:00 A.M.


Golden Jubilee Celebration Inaugural Lecture

The inaugural lecture will be delivered by Prof Sankar Kumar Pal. He is a Distinguished Scientist and former Director of the Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India. He is a computer scientist with an international reputation on fuzzy neural network, soft computing, and machine intelligence. He was awarded Padma Shri in Science and Engineering on 5 April 2013 by the President of India Pranab Mukherjee in recognition of his work in machine intelliegence. SK Pal is the recipient of numerous awards including the 1990 Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar Award (which is the most coveted award in science in India), the 1999 G.D. Birla Award, 1998 Om Bhasin Award from the Prime Minister of India and many more.

To know more about him: please visit this page.

  • Venue: Alumni Seminar Hall
  • Time: 1st March, 2017 at 03:30 P.M.


Will be updated shortly. Stay Tuned.

All the faculty, staff, students, alumni and all well-wishers are cordially invited to join the celebration and to enrich the glory of the department.