Watumull Institute of Electronics Engineering and Computer Technology

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Watumull Institute of Electronics Engineering and Computer Technology
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Type University of Mumbai (Bombay)
Established1980
Principal Dr. Sunita Sharma
Academic staff
120
Undergraduates 2,000(approx)-->3branches
Location
Ulhasnagar, Thane
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Website http://www.watumull.edu

The Watumull Institute of Electronics Engineering and Computer Technology is an engineering college in Ulhasnagar, Thane District.It has been approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)

Ulhasnagar City in Maharashtra, India

Ulhasnagar is a town located in the Thane district of Maharashtra state in Konkan division, located about 55 km from Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus railway station. This city is part of Mumbai Metropolitan Region managed by MMRDA. It had an estimated population of 506,098 at the 2011 Census. Ulhasnagar is a municipal town and the headquarters of the Tahsil bearing the same name. It is a railway station on the Mumbai-Pune route of the Central Railway zone.

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WIEECT was established in 1980 as postgraduate three years integrated engineering diploma which later converted to degree B.Sc.(Tech) for B.Sc.(Physics/Maths/Electronics) student. Since 1984 this institute produced excellent technocrats who created WIEECT's identity in top notch industries in India and abroad.

From year 2002 onwards WIEECT offers a four-year bachelor of engineering courses in Computer, Electronics & Telecommunication, Bio-medical and Instrumentation streams. Its active student community hosts branches of several professional societies including IEEE, CSI, IETE, ISA etc.

Computer Society of India

Computer Society of India is the first and largest body of computer professionals in India. It was started on 6 March 1965 by a few computer professionals and has now grown to be the national body representing computer professionals. It has 72 chapters across India, 511 student branches, and 100,000 members.

Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers

The Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE) is India's leading recognized professional society devoted to the advancement of science, technology, electronics, telecommunication and information technology. Founded in 1953, it serves more than 70,000+ members through 60+ centers/sub centers primarily located in India. The Institution provides leadership in scientific and technical areas of direct importance to the national development and economy. Association of Indian Universities (AIU), Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has recognized AMIETE, ALCCS. Government of India has recognized IETE as a Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (SIRO) and also notified as an educational institution of national eminence. The IETE focuses on advancement of electronics and telecommunication technology. The IETE conducts and sponsors technical meetings, conferences, symposium, and exhibitions all over India, publishes technical and research journals and provides continuing education as well as career advancement opportunities to its members.

International Society of Automation organization

The International Society of Automation (ISA), formerly known as The Instrumentation, Systems, and Automation Society, is a non-profit technical society for engineers, technicians, businesspeople, educators and students, who work, study or are interested in automation and pursuits related to it, such as instrumentation. It was originally known as the Instrument Society of America. The society is more commonly known by its acronym, ISA, and the society's scope now includes many technical and engineering disciplines. ISA is one of the foremost professional organizations in the world for setting standards and educating industry professionals in automation. Instrumentation and automation are some of the key technologies involved in nearly all industrialized manufacturing. Modern industrial manufacturing is a complex interaction of numerous systems. Instrumentation provides regulation for these complex systems using many different measurement and control devices. Automation provides the programmable devices that permit greater flexibility in the operation of these complex manufacturing systems.

Getting Admission

Students can join the college for the First Engineering (F.E.) batch, based on the following two criteria,
a)Their score in the MHT-CET (for Maharashtra students)
b) Their score in the JEE Mains (for others).
Watumull also has SE admission for diploma holders (D.E.).

Faculty

The present Principal of the Institute is Dr.Sunita Sharma.

Infrastructure

Building

The Watumull Institute functions from a single eight-storey building, which is currently undergoing renovation and plans are afoot to add another two floors to the building for additional laboratories and other facilities.

Sports

The college has no open grounds. However, it does have facilities for playing Table Tennis, football, cricket, chess, and carrom. Additionally, there are Police grounds which are a 10-minute walking distance from the college where one can play cricket and football and also has nets for playing volleyball. The intra-college sporting events are usually conducted here and at oval stadium Churchgate.

Library

The Watumull library provides a vast collection of books and periodicals, which include university prescribed textbooks and reference material. The library subscribes to all major technical journals and magazines and some major non-technical magazines as well. The library has recently been digitally cataloged, thereby making it simpler to locate a book. Apart from books, the college also has thousands of CDs and DVDs pertaining to engineering.

Laboratories

Electronics and Telecommunication

The Electronics & Telecommunication Department comprises 8 Laboratories -

  • Electronics Lab
  • Digital & Microprocessor
  • Communication
  • Image processing
  • Microwave & Fibre optics
  • Digital Signal processing
  • Industrial Electronics
  • Basic Electrical & Electronics

All the Laboratories are well equipped with the Advanced Experiment Set-ups as required by the university.
Software's such as OrCAD & MATLAB, Circuit maker, PSPICE, LINUX, all analog & digital electronics equipment & components, electrical machines, electronic & digital communication apparatus, antenna-based experiments, etc. are provided by the college labs.

OrCAD electronic design automation software

OrCAD Systems Corporation was a software company that made OrCAD, a proprietary software tool suite used primarily for electronic design automation (EDA). The software is used mainly by electronic design engineers and electronic technicians to create electronic schematics, perform mixed-signal simulation and electronic prints for manufacturing printed circuit boards. OrCAD was taken over by Cadence Design Systems in 1999 and was integrated with Cadence Allegro since 2005.

MATLAB multi-paradigm numerical computing environment

MATLAB is a multi-paradigm numerical computing environment and proprietary programming language developed by MathWorks. MATLAB allows matrix manipulations, plotting of functions and data, implementation of algorithms, creation of user interfaces, and interfacing with programs written in other languages, including C, C++, C#, Java, Fortran and Python.

Computer

The Computer Department comprises 4 Laboratories (named lab1,2,4,4)

  • Hardware Laboratory
  • Graphics Laboratory
  • Design Laboratory
  • Programming Laboratory

All the laboratories are fully equipped with Sun machines, P4 machines, Local Area Network, Internet connection. Using OS like SUSE Linux 10.0, Solaris 10, Windows XP and now Windows Vista.

Sun Microsystems defunct computer hardware and software company which was based in Santa Clara

Sun Microsystems, Inc. was an American company that sold computers, computer components, software, and information technology services and created the Java programming language, the Solaris operating system, ZFS, the Network File System (NFS), and SPARC. Sun contributed significantly to the evolution of several key computing technologies, among them Unix, RISC processors, thin client computing, and virtualized computing. Sun was founded on February 24, 1982. At its height, the Sun headquarters were in Santa Clara, California, on the former west campus of the Agnews Developmental Center.

Pentium 4 is a brand by Intel for an entire series of single-core CPUs for desktops, laptops and entry-level servers. The processors were shipped from November 20, 2000, until August 8, 2008.

SUSE Linux is a computer operating system. It is built on top of the free and open source Linux kernel and is distributed with system and application software from other open source projects. SUSE Linux is of German origin, basically an acronym of “Software und System-Entwicklung”, and was mainly developed in Europe. The first version appeared in early 1994, making SUSE one of the oldest existing commercial distributions. It is known for its YaST configuration tool.

Software packages like Oracle 10g, OpenGL, Java, XML, Rational Rose etc. are available to the students. The computers are all strictly firewalled and monitored to prevent anti-social activities. pirated versions

OpenGL application programming interface for rendering 2D and 3D vector graphics

Open Graphics Library (OpenGL) is a cross-language, cross-platform application programming interface (API) for rendering 2D and 3D vector graphics. The API is typically used to interact with a graphics processing unit (GPU), to achieve hardware-accelerated rendering.

Java (programming language) Object-oriented programming language

Java is a general-purpose programming language that is class-based, object-oriented, and designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible. It is intended to let application developers "write once, run anywhere" (WORA), meaning that compiled Java code can run on all platforms that support Java without the need for recompilation. Java applications are typically compiled to "bytecode" that can run on any Java virtual machine (JVM) regardless of the underlying computer architecture. The syntax of Java is similar to C and C++, but it has fewer low-level facilities than either of them. As of 2018, Java was according to GitHub one of the most popular programming languages in use, particularly for client-server web applications, with a reported 9 million developers.

XML Markup language developed by the W3C for encoding of data

Extensible Markup Language (XML) is a markup language that defines a set of rules for encoding documents in a format that is both human-readable and machine-readable. The W3C's XML 1.0 Specification and several other related specifications—all of them free open standards—define XML.

Biomedical

Biomedical Department has relevant systems based on Biomedical Engineering. These are for educational purposes and although actual models have not been in practical use for obvious reasons.

  • Surgical diathermy machine
  • pH meter
  • Haemometer
  • Defibrillator

Instrumentation

Instrumentation Department has relevant systems based on process measurement and control line

  • Flow process trainer
  • Festo pneumatic trainer
  • Simulation Software for hydraulic, pneumatic system
  • Microprocessor trainer kits
  • Microcontroller trainer kits
  • Heat exchanger systems
  • PID controllers and trainers
  • LVDT trainers
  • Sensors of different types like loadcell, strain gauge, Temperative sensors, pressure sensor etc.

The Instrumentation Laboratories are well equipped with computers also.

Auditorium

A fully functional, fully revamped auditorium at the ground floor adds to the campus.

Societies

Here are a few of the societies in Watumull:

Festival

Watumull holds an annual festival, ENSEMBLE, which highlights the achievements of the college and its students. It is generally held after the conclusion of the first term of the year. It consists of events like rappelling, wall-climbing, robotics, a virtual stock exchange, mock detective games, treasure hunts, base games, crystal mazes and various personality contests.

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