Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Head's Message
EE Office

Message from Head

Welcome to the Department of Electrical Engineering of IIT Bombay!

Ours is one of the largest departments in the institute in terms of number of faculty members, students enrolled and research funding. The department has made rapid strides during the last decade in all spheres of education and research. Our undergraduate program has always been known to be one of the best engineering undergraduate programs of the country. We now emphasize post graduate education and research in a significant way. In our department, Masters and Doctoral students outnumber undergraduate students today. Our sponsored research activities have multiplied several folds. During 2000 to 2012, there has been tenfold increase in terms of sponsored research budget. The department has set up many state of the art research laboratories and centers such as Center for Excellence in Nanoelectronics, National Center for Photovoltaic Research and Education, Telecom Center of Excellence to name a few. We recognize that we have a tremendous role to play in driving our country's technology roadmap in Electronics sector.

We provide a very informal atmosphere between faculty and students. EE department has always been known for creating an ambience where scholarship flourishes. Faculty members of our department are not only engaged in cutting edge technology research but are also very passionate about teaching. We pride on having persons with exceptional academic background as our faculty colleagues. If you have a high academic standing (as demonstrated by high quality publications and good academic pedigree), desire for students mentoring and teaching and would like to be part of our faculty, please write to us at Our department has an ambitious plan of further improving both quality and quantity of research that can make a difference as well as have an impact at global level. We constantly look for bright, young students who have passion to participate in our research programs. If you are one of them, we would like to encourage you to apply for our Masters and PhD programs. You may also have an opportunity to be part of a research group or team by joining some of the sponsored projects as Project Staff. As Project Staff, you may get an opportunity to do MTech and PhD in our department. Such positions may be advertised on our web site from time to time and also on the web site of Dean of Research and Development (

If you are an alumnus of the department and are reading this page, then it is now time to get in touch with us. Believe me, these are exciting times in the department and we would love to get your support. Alumni support has always been a great driving force in the progress of our institute and we value our continued relationship with all alumni.

Finally, our department has a long tradition of striving for excellence in whatever we do. I hope we will be able to maintain this in the years to come.

(Baylon G. Fernandes)