College of Engineering, Guindy
|கிண்டி பொறியியல் கல்லூரி|
Seal of College of Engineering, Guindy
|Motto||Labor omnia vincit (Latin)|
Motto in English
|Work conquers all|
|Dean||Dr. P. Narayanasamy|
|Location||Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India|
Anna University (1978 – )
The College of Engineering, Guindy (CEG) is a public engineering college in Chennai, India. Founded in 1794 as a survey school, and 1858 as a Civil Engineering School, it is one of the oldest engineering institutions in the country.
In 1794, the survey school was started with eight students in a building near Fort St. George by Michael Topping. The school became the Civil Engineering School in 1858 and was rechristened as College of Engineering in 1859, with the inclusion of a mechanical engineering course.
College of Engineering, Guindy offers undergraduate Engineering degrees in the fields of Mechanical Engineering, Geoinformatics, Agricultural & Irrigation Engineering, Bio Medical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Mining Engineering, Material Science and Engineering, Information Technology and Printing Technology. It also offers postgraduate degrees such as MBA, MCA, M.E., M.Sc. M.Tech M.S. by Research and Ph.D.programmes.
College of Engineering, Guindy has been ranked as the 48th best Engineering College of India in the Edu-Rand Rankings of 2015. The survey was done jointly by Edu, an Indian company and Rand Corporation, a non-profit American thinktank.
The college has many student-run clubs including
- Capitalize (the entrepreneurship club)
- Quizzers Anonymous (the official quiz club)
- Sruthilaya (music)
- Twisters (dance)
- Theatron (dramatics)
- The Society of Mechanical Engineers
- Robotics Club
- CSAU (Computer Society of Anna University)
- Literary club
- Guindy Times (campus magazine)
- Aakriti (women empowerment)
- Siruthuligal (charity)
- Leo club
- Rotract Club
- Students' Quality Council (SQC)
- Green Brigade (environment)
Apart from these clubs, student wings of NCC(National Cadet Crops) , NSS(National Service Scheme), NSO(National Sports Organisation) and YRC(Youth Red Cross) also function on campus.
The campus has 16 hostel blocks named after flowers of which five are exclusively for women. Dining facilities are provided in five large centralized halls. The hostels accommodate only undergraduate students and there is a separate hostel for NRIs and foreign nationals.
Since 2007, the CEG conducts an international techno-management festival called Kurukshetra. Every year in February, CEG plays host to Techofes, a four-day inter-collegiate cultural festival. In October, Agni, the intra-college cultural festival is conducted. Sangarsh is an annual fundraiser conducted by Rotaract.
- Bhargav Sri Prakash, Founder of FriendsLearn and Product Lead of fooya. Hedge Fund Manager.
- Verghese Kurien, architect of Operation Flood and India's White Revolution and winner of the Ramon Magsaysay Award and the World Food Prize
- Venu Srinivasan, Chairman of Sundaram - Clayton Limited and TVS Motor Company
- Raj Reddy, Turing Award winner, Professor at Carnegie-Mellon University
- Srinivasaraghavan Venkataraghavan, former Indian cricketer
- Avinash Kak, professor of electrical and computer engineering, Purdue University.
- Upendra J. Chivukula, American politician
- Munirathna Anandakrishnan, Chairman of the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur and Former Vice Chancellor of Anna University
- A. C. Muthiah, Indian industrialist and ex-President, Board of Control for Cricket in India
- N. Mahalingam, Former Chairman, Sakthi Group and Former Chairman, Ethiraj College for Women
- R. K. Baliga, the father of the Electronics City in Bangalore, India.
- V. S. Mahalingam, a distinguished DRDO scientist and Director of Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics
- Akkineni Nagarjuna, Indian film actor and Producer
- S. Somasegar, Former Corporate Vice President, Developer Division, Microsoft
- Krishnamachari Srikkanth, former Captain of the Indian cricket team and the Chairman of the selection committee
- V.M. Muralidharan, Chairman, Ethiraj College for Women and Global COO, Bahwan CyberTek Group
- P. S. Veeraraghavan, director of Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre
- Dhiraj Rajaram, founder of Mu Sigma Inc
- Ravi Jagannathan, Economist and Professor, Kellogg School of Management
- Ravi Ruia, Essar Group
- Crazy Mohan, Tamil comedy actor, script writer and playwright
- Kavithalaya Krishnan, an Tamil film and television actor
- Mendu Rammohan Rao, Dean Emeritus, Indian School of Business
- Gopalapuram Parthasarathy, diplomat and author, former Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan, Australia and Myanmar
- Kutraleeswaran, Marathon swimmer, The youngest Arjuna Award winner
- Rajkumar Bharathi, Classical singer and music composer
- Raaghav, on screen, film actor and television personality in Tamil Nadu, India
- Madhan Karky, Tamil film lyricist
- Krishnakumar Natarajan, Co-founder and Chairman of Mindtree
- Rangaswamy Narasimhan, cognitive scientist who developed TIFRAC, the first indigenous Indian computer, Padma Shri winner
- Anumolu Ramakrishna, Former Deputy Managing Director of Larsen & Toubro and Padma Bhushan recipient.
- vaibhav yanati, works @ Microsoft
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