The Department has collaborated with ANSYS to establish a permanent research centre in the Department. This project is called as ACTIVE, which focuses mainly on providing training and technical expertise to working professionals in ANSYS Software.

Faculty members represented at various national committees in need analysis/ World Bank assisted projects/ selection committees. The Department has also undertaken consultancy projects from BHEL, Hyderabad on design verification of oil field equipment and stress analysis of turbine supporting systems and preparation of CAD documentation, 3-D flow analysis, Solid modeling flow through Turbo machine passages and Determining the Mass and other Allied Properties with high accuracy for Flying Objects for Research Center Imarat (RCI), Hyderabad.

The department collaborates with Companies like Wipro, CTS, TCS and Microsoft etc., on Industry Institute Interaction front. The Department has signed MoU’s with industries like CITD, Balanagar, NAL,  Balanagar, GE-IBC, and Satyam Ventures Hyderabad. The Department has R & D Contacts with BHEL (R&D), Hyderabad, Midhani, Kanchanbagh, Hyderabad. The Department has MoU’s with foreign Universities like State University of Newyork, Buffalo, USA.
The Department has focused special thrust on Entrepreneurship to help and instill the qualities that are needed to make an Entrepreneur. Small Industries Development Bank of India(SIDBI) has given a corpus fund of Rs 20 lakhs to Entrepreneurship Development cell (EDC) managed by the Department faculty to conduct small Industries Management Programme(SIMAP).
Prof. D N Reddy, Principal, University College of Engineering received Eminent Engineer National award from Institute of Engineers (India) on 10th September, 2007 for his  contributions in the field of Engineering Education and Renewable Energy Sources.

Dr. P Ramesh Babu has been awarded  PhD degree from I.I.T Kharagpur (under Q.I.P scheme) during the year 2008.
Narsimhulu Sanke was nominated as a  International Program Committee Member, International Conference on Renewable Energy and Power Quality (ICREPQ’09) 15-17 April, 2009, Valencia, Spain.