Research & Development
Research at KCE is nurtured through various academic programmes run by the departments and through sponsored programmes funded by national organizations and the industry
Academic Research Programs
These relate to research work undertaken by individual faculty or specific research groups in each department running academic programmes leading to M.S or Ph.D degree. Research is carried out by scholars admitted to the programmes of study by research under the guidance of the faculty in each department.
Organization at the national level sponsor specific programs of research by funding projects undertaken by the faculty. Research of this kind is time bound but provides for those involved in the project to register for a degree. Project proposals are usually prepared by KCE faculty and forwarded to various organizations based on the nature of research and the interest shown by Government / Research bodies to fund new projects.
Sponsored projects allow for new resources to be created in a department and often permit staff employed for the project to register for academic degrees in the institute.
Research based Industrial Consultancy
Industrial Consultancy provides for faculty and staff of the institute to undertake specific assignments for the Industry, which may include project design, testing and evaluation or even training in new areas of industrial development.