About the Department
The Department aims at imparting quality education in Computer Science & Engineering and Information Technology through various post-graduate programmes. It also offers an atmosphere conducive for research scholars for pursuing research in various advanced areas of Computer Science, Engineering and Information Technology. The Computer Science students’ association, PIXEL, provides opportunities to sharpen the skills of students by organizing lectures and students meet. The alumni of the department deliver lectures on latest topics periodically for updating the skill sets of the students.
S.Siva Sathya completed her M.Tech and Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering from Pondicherry University She has 20+ years of teaching experience and specializes in Evolutionary and Bio-inspired Computing, Spatio-Temporal Data Mining and VANET. She is UGC NET qualified and has published several research articles in reputed journals. She is the recipient of the Naari Shakthi Award 2017 from the President of India for her mobile Innovation “MITRA” for Women safety. She has also received the Chairman’s Distinction award in the South Asia’s mBillion Mobile innovation contest.
The Department is located in the Science & Humanities Block II on the western side of the main campus very near to the Canteen. The department has the largest student intake among all the the departments of the University. There are four post graduate and Ph.d. programmes. The department has four well-equipped computer laboratories namely- General Computing Lab, Multimedia Lab, Grid Computing Lab and Research Lab, housing about 120 state-of-art computer systems with latest configurations, all connected to various servers running Operating Systems like MS Windows 2003, Red Hat Linux, Sun Solaris and Mac OS. Grid Computing and Cluster Computing have also been facilitated in the servers. All the faculty,class rooms and laboratories are connected to the campus-wide Intranet. Access to Internet facility (64 Mbps link) is also available. An enhanced multimedia lab of the department is equipped with state- of-art Apple machines with necessary software tools.
Thrust Area of Teaching & Research
Placement & Internships
The Placement activities of the Department are taken care of by a Placement Cell which comprises of student members and a Faculty Advisor. The Placement Cell organizes Campus recruitment programmes every year and takes pride in facilitating placement for the eligible students in MNC’s like IBM, HCL, Wipro, Infosys, TCS, Verizon, ITC, CTS, Honeywell, iGate, etc.