S.A. Engineering College offers research programme and the following departments are recognized as Research Center by Anna University to purse Ph.D/M.S(By Research) :
- Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering
- Department of Mechanical Engineering
- Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Research at SAEC focuses on interdisciplinary and social relevant issues with major objectives as
- To provide superior research experience for faculty and students at SAEC.
- To provide consultancy services to industries and other R&D organization in the emerging research areas.
- To carry out various research projects with the support of National and International funding agencies like AICTE, DST-FIST, DST-SERB,CVRDE(DRDO),TNSCST, DST-HSSRS,NBHM,DMRL, AR&DB and ISRO.
- To organize sponsored research programme like Faculty Development programs, Workshops, Conferences and Seminars with the association of CSIR, ISTE, IEEE, ISRO, SERB, TNSCST, DRDO, Anna University and AICTE.
- To support the local population by means of providing technical training with the expertise available in the college and external experts.
MAJOR HIGHLIGHTS OF RESEARCH AT SAEC :
- SAEC focuses on quality education through new knowledge, innovation and discoveries by state-of-the-art infrastructure and research facilities.
- Grants received from various National and International agencies like AICTE, CVRDE, ISRO, DST-FIST, DST-HSRS,SERB, MSME, University Tenanga.
- 56 Sponsored Events and 33 Funded Research projects till January 2022.
- Received Grant-in-Aid from various organization like CSIR,DST,DRDO,SERB,TNSCST, IEEE, ISTE,CSI,ACM for dissemination of knowledge through research programmes like FDP, Workshops, Seminar, Conferences to researchers, faculty and students community.
- Through collaboration with IPDome, Chennai, commercialization of the products developed by budding engineer of SAEC are encouraged. 19 patents have been filed , out of which 06 patents have been granted with 13 published in the Journal of Controller General of Patents, Design and Trademarks, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India.
- Recognized research centre of Anna University, Chennai to pursue Ph.D/M.S(By Research) in the disciplines of Computer Science & Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering and Electronics & Communication Engineering.
- Fraternity of SAEC includes 35 Doctorates, 20 Anna University Recognized Supervisors with nearly 85 Research scholars pursuing Ph.D in our research centre & 9 have completed and awarded Ph.D from our research centre till date.
- More than 1500 Faculty publications in various conferences and reputed Journal; out of which 533 publications are Scopus Indexed with h-index of 34.
- Allocation of corpus fund to initiate and facilitate the students and faculty with a seed money for converting their new innovative ideas into prototype and models.