The Department of Robotics and Automation Engineering was established in the academic year 2011 in order to meet the growing demand for trained manpower in the field of Robotics and Industrial automation. Automation engineering is an inter-disciplinary field that requires knowledge in hardware as well as software development and their applications. This unique program is tailored to develop superior quality robotics & automation talent for manufacturing, defense, food, aerospace, medical and service sectors.
The Department draws teaching talent from industry and professional practice, apart from competent and committed academicians to enhance the quality of the program. The Faculty is actively involved in research & development projects and consultancy services. A full-fledged centre for robotics is operational, which houses various kinds of robots. The Department organizes conferences and workshops to enable the students and faculty to update knowledge in the latest trends in Robotics and Automation.
The Department has several laboratories and various Centres of Excellence such as:
PSG - Siemens Centre of Excellence in Automation
PSG - Heidenhain CNC training Centre
PSG - Adept Centre for Robotics
PSG - Fanuc Centre for Advanced CNC and Robotics
PSG - Danfoss Centre of Excellence for Climate & Energy
PSG - eYantra Centre for Robotics
R&D Centre Computer Centre
PSG - Festo Centre for Robotronics Electronics Laboratory
PSG – Beckhoff Centre for PC Based Automation Technology
PSG - Centre of Excellence in Welding Engineering and Technology
PSG - ePLAN Centre of Excellence in Efficient Engineering