Waves is a national level techno-management symposium conducted by the Society of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, CEG, Anna University. Started in the year 1982, the symposium has a rich legacy and has been instrumental in projecting much young potential to the top level. It provides the perfect platform for the engineers of tomorrow to convene and prove their technical eminence. A plethora of events are conducted under multifarious categories including technical and management domains. Waves provides an excellent arena for displaying projects done for a better tomorrow and presenting ideas that can transform the world. Apart from serving as a platform for exhibiting talents, Waves has also got workshops that give hands on experience in both important and modern aspects of engineering thereby helping the participants to understand the nuances of the engineering world. Over the years, Waves has established itself as one of the most sought after symposiums in the technical community because of its exemplary standard. The 33rd edition of Waves to be held during March 10-12, 2014 will be no exception to this.
College of Engineering, Guindy is India's oldest technical institution of the nation established way back in the year 1794. The college offers both UG and PG courses in multifarious disciplines. It has been ranked among the best universities of the nation for its state-of-the art research facilities, efficient infrastructure and the creamy layer of students moulded by the proficient professors. CEG provides ample opportunities for the student fraternity to maintain an excellent link with the industry. Year after year, CEG continues to produce eminent engineers with exemplary skills. The college is at the forefront in scientific innovations that shape our society ensuring a better tomorrow.
The Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, established in 1930, is one of the oldest departments of CEG and has a very rich legacy. The department has been a pioneer in the field of research and development of electrical and electronic technologies. It has five major divisions namely Power Systems, Embedded Systems, High Voltage Engineering, Control and Instrumentation and Power Electronics and Drives. The department has the distinction of being recognized under NaMPET and has NBA accreditation for four PG programs. It has great honour of building the on-board power systems for ANUSAT, India's first university satellite which was sponsored by ISRO. DEEE has also set up an Urban Energy Centre for research in sustainable urban energy, in collaboration with Ryerson University, Canada. Apart from the conventional academic activities, the department stimulates the managerial and technical skills of the students by organising Ripples, intra college technical symposium and Waves, inter college techno-management symposium.