Dr. A. RAVIRAJ, Ph.D.,
Dean (Agricultural Engineering)
Welcome to the Agricultural Engineering College & Research Institute (AEC&RI) at Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU), Coimbatore, India. Our mission is to prepare students, farmers and industry for the future through innovative education, research and extension programs.
Since 1972, AEC&RI has been providing solutions to challenges faced by farmers and industry in Tamil Nadu and India. Currently, our college offers B.Tech. degrees in Agricultural Engineering, Energy and Environmental Engineering, and Food Technology. In addition, our college offers M.Tech. and Ph.D. degrees in Process and Food Engineering, Soil and Water Conservation Engineering, Renewable Energy, and Farm Machinery. Our students have excellent career opportunities with almost 100% job placement in National and International organizations. Our UG, PG, and PhD graduates are working around the globe in industry and academia.
Our faculty, staff, and students are very committed to learning, creating opportunities and overall success of AEC&RI. Our research and extension efforts focus on activities to support agriculture and industry in Tamil Nadu. We have six prestigious departments with our college: Food Process Engineering; Soil and Water Conservation Engineering, Farm Machinery and Power Engineering, Renewable Energy Engineering, Centre for Post-Harvest Technology and Physical Sciences and Information Technology. Our faculty work very closely with our colleagues from Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), State Agricultural Universities (SAU), other academic institutions, International institutions, and private sector.