Bapatla Engineering Collge

Research Park

Dr. N. Sudhakar

Head Research Park, Bapatla Engineering College

The only college in India chosen by four world renowned giants to have their centers of research and innovation - Microsoft Innovation Center, Bosch Rexroth Center of Competence in Automation Technologies, Siemens Center of Excellence and Kuka Robotic Technology Center under one roof in a unique Research Park established at a cost of Rs 20 Crore.These centres are proactive to bridge the gap between industry and academia by imparting value added training programs to students for better exposure to state of the art technologies practiced in industry and enhancing their employability skills. They work on innovative and research projects with Industry-Institute interaction in pursuit of patents. The centers also form the platform for the training of industry personnel.

Microsoft Innovation Center (MIC), 8th of its kind in India and an international center elevat-ed from the national level Micro¬soft i-spark center, is state of art technology facility for collabora¬tion on innovative research, tech¬nology and software solutions. Students and faculty freely access the software and work on innova¬tive ideas in Cloud, Mobile, Robot¬ics and Surface technologies in interaction with industry and be a part of world record events.

Bosch Rexroth Center of Competence in Automation Technologies The center is first of its kind in Andhra Pradesh and is the hallmark in automation technologies worth 60 million with Pneumatics, Hydraulics, PLC, Sensorics, modular Mechatronics System (mMS), CNC controller, Motion Logic Drives and Automation Studio modules. Students of all branches master automation technologies which are otherwise not available in any undergraduate curriculum and make themselves industry-ready.

Siemens Center of Excellence The center is an epitome of international standard software for design, modeling, analysis, manufacturing and project management software. The students get trained by Siemens and work on NX 8, Solid Edge, FEMAP with NASTRAN, CAM Express, Technomatics-RobCAD, Team Centre and ProgeCAD. Qualified students will be listed in Siemens’ web site used for international placement.

Robotic Technology Centre The centre has imported a robot from one of the leading manufacturers of robots in the world ‘KUKA, Germany’ which costs around Rs. 30,00,000/- (Thirty Lakhs) and is the first private engineering college in Andhra Pradesh state to possess a KUKA ROBOT (KR5) which is housed in Robotic Technology Centre in the research park building. Five of the faculty members have under gone training at KUKA Robot Group, Pune for a period of one week and got trained in various applications of using robot.

Faculty Coordinators

S.No Name of the Cordinator Center
1 Sri S.Ravi Kumar, Asst. Prof., Mechanical Engineering Bosch-Rexroth Center
2 Sri N.Bala Krishna, Asst. Prof., Electrical and Electronics Engineering Bosch-Rexroth Center
3 Sri S. Vijay, Asst. Prof., Mechanical Engineering Siemens Center
4 Sri K. Kiran Kumar, Asst. Prof., Information Technology Microsoft Innovation Center
5 Sri Ch. Ramesh, Professor, Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering Robotic Technology Center