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ICT Lab Facilities

Computer Laboratory

The school has more than 300 terminals with a range of state-of-the-art software applications spread across a variety of labs for students to use. Typical lab studies include an introduction to computer programming; object-oriented programming; software engineering; database management systems, digital design, engineering graphics and so on.

SEAS Software details: Matlab 2015b, Cadence, National Instrument 2015 (full version with Hardware kits), Auto CAD(Student Versions), Oracle, Xilinx ISE 14.7, Code Composure Studio V6.0.

Communications Laboratory

This lab is developed for research, development and practical experience in the field of Communication and Signal Processing (CSP). Students learn to work with sophisticated software tools such as LABView, Xilinx ISE, Code Composure Studio, MATLAB, and Scilab, and development kits such as NI Developments boards, DSP Processors, Xilinx FPGA kits. With these resources, they develop different applications, algorithms, prototypes and models for different aspects of communication and signal processing.

The lab’s major thrust areas include subjects such as signals and system; analog and digital communication; wireless communication; digital signal processing; elective courses such as mobile communication; image processing, machine learning; and VLSI signal processing.

Major thrust areas for research and development include students’ course projects and final year projects in their B. Tech programmes; projects related to specialised elective subjects; Ph. D work based on CSP research; and industry- or institution-sponsored R&D activity.

Software Tools: National Instruments Software Bundle 2015 (Includes Labview 2015 and other utility software/drivers), MATLAB R2015b, Xilinx ISE 14.7, Code Composure Studio V6.0, GNU Radio, Scilab.

Hardware Resources: NI myRIO Board with Mechatronics and Embedded Kit/ Accessories (Qty-4), NI cRIO 9063 with chassis and related accessories (Qty-1), NI USRP RIO- 2953R (Qty-1), NI Virtual Bench with accessories (Qty-10), Ettus research N210 USRP (Qty-4), Ettus research X310 USRP (Qty-1); Wide range of daughter boards, various antenna sets, GPS octo-clock etc. from Ettus research for USRP;

TI DSP processor TMS320C6748 + OMAP L318 (Qty-2).

Data Science and Analytics Laboratory

The Data Analytics lab supports research and experiments in newly developed interdisciplinary programmes combining applied mathematics, statistics, computer science with various enterprise functions in fields such as finance, marketing, retail, agriculture and many more.

The lab’s major thrust areas include subjects such as data mining, data analytics, big data analytics, data visualization, and high-performance computing.

Electronics Laboratory

The electronics lab aids student experimentation and practical experience, as well as research and development in fields such as basic electronics, embedded system design, and mechatronics. In this lab, students learn to work withs basic hardware utilities such as function generators, oscilloscopes and different power supplies, as well as development kits such as microprocessors, microcontrollers, digital logic design boards and Xilinx FPGA kits. Students use these resources to develop applications, hardware prototypes and models for various aspects of analog and digital electronics.

Major thrust areas for the lab include subjects as such basic electronics, digital electronics, embedded system design, computer organisation (microprocessor laboratory) and mechatronics.

The lab’s major thrust areas in research and development include projects across courses in B. Tech programmes, B. Tech final year projects, and sponsored R&D.

Software tools available: AVR Studio and Programmer, Logisim, Xilinx ISE.

Hardware Resources and Facilties: Atmega-16 Microcontrollers, Atmega-32 Microcontrollers, Dynalog Microprocessor 8085 kits, Dynalog Digital Logic design kits, Oscilloscopes, Function Generator, Power supply and Multi-meters; all Basic utilities related to electronics components; soldering bench.

VLSI and Embedded Systems laboratory

The VLSI and Embedded Systems Lab, jointly with the Electronics Lab, provides all the hardware and software resources required for experiments and projects related to courses including (but not limited to) digital design, computer organization, embedded system design, VLSI design, VLSI sub-system design and more. The lab is equipped to support any final year B. Tech projects within its purview. Some of its resources include:

  • Nexys 2 Spartan-3E FPGA Trainer Board (2): A powerful digital system design platform built around a Xilinx® Spartan®-3E FPGA. With 16 Mbytes of fast SDRAM and 16 Mbytes of Flash ROM, the Nexys 2 is ideally suited to embedded processors, such as the Xilinx's 32-bit RISC MicroBlaze™.

  • Basys 2 Spartan-3E FPGA Trainer Board (1): A circuit design and implementation platform for beginners to gain experience building real digital circuits.

  • Cadence Suite (5 licenses): Consists of sub-tools that allow HDL to GDI level of VLSI implementations (Virtuoso, AMS Designer, Incisive, Encounter, Specter, Assura, PCB design and layout, Allegro, Litho, Voltus).

  • Digital Trainer Kit - Model DTK-01C (35): Provides complete digital design lab solution with inbuilt digital sources and breadboard.

  • Analog & Digital Trainer Kit - Model DTK-01 (15): Provides flexibility to design mix signal circuits with various kinds of input signals.

  • Ready for AVR (35): An embedded development board built around an  ATmega16 microcontroller.

  • mikroelektronika easyavr v7 (12): The easyavr v7 development board is a complete solution for embedded system labs/projects. This platform is built around the ATmega32 microcontroller.

  • EasyMX PRO v7 (2): A full-featured development board for STM32 ARM Cortex-M3 and Cortex-M4 microcontrollers.

  • Interfacing Peripherals: Several peripherals such as: LCD, Keyboard, DC Motor, Real Time Clock Module, GPS Module, GSM Module, etc. are available for projects.