Department of Computer Science & Engineering

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Department of Computer Science and Engineering was established in 1984 as an academic center for undergraduate studies in engineering. Department offers Undergraduate, Post graduate and research programs in Computer Science and Engineering field and is affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belagavi, Karnataka. Undergraduate program is accredited two times by NBA. It is supported by well qualified faculty, non - teaching staff and best - in - class Infrastructure. The faculty members are actively involved in research and development. The staff members have also won the awards from reputed IT organizations like Infosys, IBM and Wipro and achieved academic excellence. 12 faculty members are pursuing research at reputed universities. Department has applied for one US patent in the field of Cluster head election Strategy. One of the faculty members has got best paper award in the URENG conference held at Dubai. Department has produced 5 doctorates in last 10 years.

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering of BIET has been at the forefront of churning out software engineers with a high caliber of technical expertise. It continues to foster and engender the innovation and breadth of vision necessary to excel in the blooming software industry.

Industry Interactions: Department has got highest industry – institute interactions. There are many activities like, seminars, workshops, training programs and technical competitions will be held regularly in association with major software industries Like, IBM, Infosys, WIPRO, EMC2 and VMware to bridge the gap between industry and academia. Faculty members along with the students visit software companies once in year to enhance their knowledge and to learn about the industry practices.

Major Facilities: Department has all the necessary infrastructure and laboratory training facility needed for UG/PG/Research programs. In addition to this, the department also set up a new research lab. The research lab consists of high-end servers and computer systems with sensors for precision agriculture research project like, soil moisture temperature meter, soil tensiometer, soil nutrient tester, weather stations and Portable Plant Nutrition Analyzer. Department has also got equipment’s like Arduino Boards and RaspberryPi 3 kits for students to take up projects in the field of “Internet of Things”. Department has got Rs. 40 lacs grants from Vision group of Science and Technology, Govt. of Karnataka exclusively for the purpose of research

Training Programmes: Department hosts various training programs in association with major IT giants like Infosys, IBM, VMWare, Inube Solutions and EMC2, which enhances the skillsets of the students. The department hosts the Infosys Campus Connect initiated Soft Skills Program which helps the students to enhance their behavioral skills, effective communication skills and presentation skills as per the needs of the present IT industry. Trainings and hands-on session will also be regularly held in the department to skill up the technical knowledge of the students and to learn industry practices.

MOU’S and Collaborations:Department has got MOU’s with the following Software Companies.

1.Infosys Campus Connect a. Foundation Program [To enhance the Programming and Technical Skills] b. Soft Skills [ To enhance and groom their behavioral Skills]

2. IBM Academic Initiative – To train the students on latest IBM tools and technologies like cloud computing, data analytics and to give exposure and hands-on sessions and to make them to accept any technical challenges and to get certification on IBM Bluemix Cloud Computing platform and IBM Watson Analytics

3. EMC2 Academic Alliance – To train the students in the field of latest technology in the software industry like, Data Center Networks, Storage Area Networks and get the certification on Information Storage Management.

4. Inube Software Solutions – For the purpose of getting trainings on latest trends and technologies in the software field.

5. VMware It Academy Program- To train the students on Virtualization Technology