College of Engineering Pune (COEP)
Established in 1854, College of Engineering Pune (COEP) has a glorious history of excellence in engineering education. COEP has witnessed many notable alumni like, Bharat Ratna Sir M. Visvesvaraya, Prof. Thomas Kailath and Dr. C.K.N.Patel (both decorated with coveted IEEE Medal of Honor) and scores of others. COEP was granted autonomy in the year 2003. Today, it continues to be a role model for technical institutes of India. The hallmark of COEP is its strong and widespread alumni network, support of the industry and the companionship that the institute shares with several foreign universities. COEP is consistently ranked amongst the top 20 technical institutes in India. It is the only institute in Maharashtra state which has two Centers of Excellence under TEQIP:
1. Center for Smart Renewable Energy Systems plays a remarkable role in research and technology innovations for solar-thermal systems, grid and off-grid solar/wind systems, real time simulation of the energy systems and energy management. It also aims at addressing other critical areas in energy systems that are essential for economic development in the state of Maharashtra and beyond.
2. Center for Signal and Image Processing is focused on investigation, research and experimentation spanning over a diversified range of signal processing and contributes in developing real life application useful to industry and society at large.
Website Link: http://www.coep.org.in/