Named after Lord Gautam Buddha, the District Gautam Budh Nagar came into existence on 6/9/97 with effect from Govt. order no 1249/97/82/97. District Gautam Budh Nagar includes Dadri, Noida and Greater Noida from Gaziabad and Tehsil Sikandrabad and part of Khurja from Bulandshahar. The district has four development blocks, 3 administrative tehsils and 16 police stations.The blue meandering lines of Yamuna separates the district form the states of Haryana and Delhi from the west. The district is limited by Ghaziabad district to the north, Bulandshahar district to east and Aligarh district to the south. The proximity to the National Capital makes it all the more important. Spread over areas of 1456 sq. km., Gautam Budh Nagar has been a preferred destination for industrial, administrative and academic developments since its inception.Gautam Budh Nagar is an important industrial district of Uttar Pradesh. The city of Greater Noida has evolved as an epicenter for technical education and industrial proliferation. The city of Greater Noida is India's first ISO 160001 certified city. The importance of Gautam Budh Nagar and its major industrial areas increase all the more because of its inclusion in the proposed Delhi
The university was established by the Uttar Pradesh Gautam Buddha University Act 2002 UP Act no. 9 of 2002 and began its first academic session in 2008. The university is fully funded by the NOIDA and GNIDA (undertakings of the UP government) and recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC).
The Gautam Buddha University School of Engineering offers leadership opportunities with technical and professional augmentation establishments viz. the GBU-IEEE student chapter etc. Integrated master's degree programs are offered through the SOE. The college is enriched by Civil, Electrical, Mechanical Engineering and Architecture and Regional Planning departments.Each department has its own administration structure with HOD at top of it.Department of Civil Engineering and Architecture will run from School of Architecture and built environment from next year.
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering department offers education and training in the field of Mechanical Engineering.The department offers integrated dual degree with dual degree in Mechanical Engineering with specializations in CAD/CAM and Manufacturing Engineering.The research focus of the department lays heavy emphasis on innovations in the field of Machine Design,Production Engineering(CAD/CAM),Thermal Engineering and Production Engineering. Department of Mechanical Engineering is enriched with GBU-SAE student chapter which was started by mechanical engineering graduates in the year 2011.It has its goals perfectly aligned with SAE International and SAE India.It aims in imparting exposure to its students members to all kinds of Engineering aspects,be it Core Mechanical,Automotive or Human Resource. Many graduates and post graduates of Mechanical Engineering department has been selected for training and internship in National Aerospace Laboratory, Bengaluru.First batch of Mechanical Engineering students will pass out in the year 2015.
Department of Electrical Engineering
Department of Electrical Engineering is enriched with GBU-IEEE chapter which got the approval on April 6, 2012.Presently, the department is offering the integrated dual degree course in Electrical Engineering with specialization in Power System and Control & Instrumentation Engineering.The department is extending the facilities to carry out research work for Doctor of Philosophy(Ph.d) degree,R&D work for sponsored and consultancy projects and testing and consultancy work for industrial problems.The Department has strong research focus in the field of Power System,Semiconductors,VLSI,Control and Instrumentation,System Design,Reliability Engineering,Power Electronic Drives,Industrial Automation and Control,High Voltage Engineering,Power Systems,Industrial and Biomedical Instrumentation,and various important areas of Electrical Engineering.
Department of Civil Engineering
The Department of Civil Engineering aims at understanding of fundamental principles, development and innovation to cater to the needs and demands of our changing trend and practices in the field. The academic activities of the Department aim at producing technical manpower needed by industry, R&D organizations, and academic institutions. The Department offers Integrated Dual Degree with B.Tech.+M.Tech./MBA (05 years) in Civil Engineering with specializations in Environmental Engineering, Structural Engineering, Infrastructure Design & Management, Geomatics Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, and Transportation Engineering.
Department of Architecture and Regional Planning
Department of Architecture & Regional Planning has been conceptualized with post graduation programme in Urban and Regional Planning along with integrated dual degree programme in B. Arch & M. Planning to inculcate and promote the integrated & multi-disciplinary studies for design of built environment and develop cross cutting interface of technology in the field of design and development.
Materially, the department envisions to have totally computerized studios, facilitating latest drafting and modeling software; state of art laboratories for GIS with latest equipments like Laser scanner, ground penetrating radars; Surveying Lab with advanced equipment like the total system and GPS; Environment Lab with research level measuring and observation gadgets; Material and Structure Labs, with infrastructure to demonstrate structural systems and test the strength of materials.