IIT-Delhi to start 2-year M.tech. program in electric mobility
The new M.Tech. programme in “Electric Mobility” is multidisciplinary in nature and will cover key aspects related to electric vehicles, drivetrain, chargers and charging infrastructure, battery energy storage systems, Battery Management System, reusability of energy storage elements, reliability, automotive health monitoring, Automotive NVH (Noise, Vibration, and Harshness), vehicle dynamics, autonomous and connected vehicles, vehicular telematics, and materials for electric vehicle, along with hands on practice and design in laboratories.
Depending on the expertise developed during the M.Tech. studies, the students may get job opportunities in various industries pertaining to Electric Vehicle OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturer), Automotive industry, Battery (pack and module) manufacturing units; BMS industry (Smart and Cloud based BMS); E-motor design and manufacturing industry; Converter and Inverter industry; and EV chargers industry.
Speaking of the new programme, Prof B K Panigrahi, Head, CART said, “The new PG program has been designed with active participation of leading professionals from academia and industry. Moreover, CART is already actively engaged and working with many industries on forefront projects in EVs. The students will get the opportunity to work with state-of-art laboratory facility and will also be exposed to work on various simulation software and HIL platforms.”
Applicants with a 4 year Bachelors in Electrical Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Production Engineering, Mechatronics, Automobile, Manufacturing Science/Engineering and GATE qualified in either Electrical Engineering (EE), Mechanical Engineering (ME) or Production and Industrial Engineering (PI) disciplines wil be considered for the eligible for the 2-year program in Electric Mobility.
Also, sponsored candidates from various industries/ academia/ government organizations will be encouraged to apply.
The Centre for Automotive Research and Tribology (CART) at IIT Delhi focuses on conducting high end research and development in the area of battery-operated electric vehicles, hybrid electric vehicles, storage and alternate energy sources, autonomous and connected vehicles.