About The Department
The Department of Chemistry is in existence since 1993. The department has the good fortune of having able and efficient faculty to impart good knowledge to the students. The faculties are well experienced and Ph.D holders handling the classes effectively.
The Chemistry Laboratory is well equipped with sophisticated equipment's and good built-in infrastructure. Apart from Engineering Chemistry and Environmental Science and Engineering for B.E/B.Tech students, courses such as M.Sc Chemistry M.Phil Chemistry and Ph.D Chemistry are also being handled by the faculty. This department is consistently producing good results in the University Examinations.
- To provide conceptual aspects of basic and advances in chemistry.
- To practice chemistry by performance of experiments in the laboratory classes.
- To enhance the problem solving skills.
- To follow innovative teaching methods at all levels.
- To carry out research in the thrust areas of chemistry.
- To follow innovative teaching methods at all levels.
Academic year 2018-2019
NATIONAL CONFERENCE National Conference on “Recent Advances in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology” -NCRANST-2019
National Conference on “Recent Advances in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology was conducted on 6th &7th March 2019. A total of about 53 partcipants including Faculty members, Students and Research Scholars from host and other Educational Institutions presented research papers covering a wide spectrum of area of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology.
In this connection it is worth mentioning about the presidential talk given by Dr. Francis C.Peter, Vice Chancellor, SPIHER who spoke on the emerging trend in Nanoscience and Technology Dr.Jayavel,Coordinator, Centre for Nanoscience & Technology and Professor, Crystal Growth Centre, Anna University,Chennai gave a vivid account of status of expansion of this Nanoscience of Technology in india and their applications in various fields. Dr.Raghuram , Senior Scientific Officer,Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore delivered the invite talk on Characteristics during thermal decompositon of a nano material hydroxide for energy storage and and Dr.Suneetha, Associate Professor, Department of Biotechnology, Acharya Institute of Technology, Banglore gave an account A novel fabrication approach of micro-scaled reinforced biodegradable polymer scaffolds for medical applications using nanocomposite material. DR.S.Ravichandran, Associate Professor in Chemistry, School of Chemical Engineering and Physical Sciences, Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar,Delhi GT Road, Phagwara Punjab delivered invited talk on Better Living through Nanotechnology followed by technical sessions.
On the second day 7th March 2019 Dr.Thangaraja Assistant Professor, Department of Bio-Technology, Dr. Ambedkar Government Arts College, Chennai delivered the lecture on Bioinfomatrics narrating the procedure of browsing different programmes and techniques in Nanoscience and Technology.
Academic year 2016-2017
National Conference On Frontier Areas In Science And Humanities on 8.5.2017
One day National conference on Frontier Areas of science and Humanities was conducted on 08.05.2017. The chief guest for this function was Dr. Baskar, Vice Chancellor, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli, and various speakers on this occasion includes Vice Chancellor, Director (R&D), Dean (R&D) and Registrar of our University. The inaugural address was delivered by the Chief guest, all the speakers stressed the need of inclusion of Research activities like paper presentation and extending the same to the award of Ph.D degree.
The chief guest on this occasion also attached importance in the conduct of this type of conference to make students aware of latest developments in the science and humanities. They also advised all participants to pursue their higher studies with the facilities available in the University. They included saying the facts and statistics learnt here would not only help students to gain knowledge but also would largely help in the higher studies and employment.
About 170 M.Phil and Ph.D scholars presented their findings on this occasion and certificates were issued for all including merit certificate.
National Science Day 2017
The programme started with invocation and subsequently continued with talks on eminent scientists who have contributed to the development of science.
Various speakers on the occasion includes Dr. S. Ravichandran, Vice Chancellor, Dr. M.A. Dorai Rangaswamy Registrar, Dr. D.S. Ramachandra Murthy, Director (R&D), Dr. L. Mahesh Kumar, Director (Academic), Dr. S. Gunasekaran, Dean (R&D) and special invitee of the function namely Dr. Ganesan, Registrar of Anna University, Chennai.
Dr. Ganesan stressed the need of high quality research work and insisted that inter departmental activities will pay rich dividend in the application oriented research activities in science.
The programme came to an end with recitation of National Anthem.
Academic Year 2019-2020
Seminar on Women Security held on 05.03.2020
The Seminar on Women Security was conducted on 05.03.2020. . The invited Speaker was Ms. Shobha Rani , Inspector of Police Avadi. She spoke on the topics of “Myths about women,Violence and self defence” ,body language, how to use everyday items as weapons and basics about the redressal procedures and how to approach the police. The speaker also insisted that Women have a right to their freedom and autonomy and must defend these rights.
The program was attended by 6 Staff and 162 Students
Workshop on Personality Development , Grooming and the confidence held on 23.01.2020
The Workshop on Personality Development, Grooming and the confidence was organised on 23.01.2020.The program coordinator was Dr. Sayeeda Sultana, HOD/I Year,Department of chemistry .The speaker Ms. Rizwana, Event Head in Anastasia event management company & former prelauncer for Hindustan unilever Ltd., Mumbai emphasized the importance of Confidence and how to create right first impression in interview. The speaker was continuously stressed about the confidence in all aspects to women. She created positive vibes about self motivation and importance of outlook in women. The program was very much useful and at the end of the program, it made everyone more Courageous. The program was attended by 3 Faculty and 156 Students.
Awareness Programme on Online Safety For Women held on 28.08.2019
The programme on “Online safety for women” under women empowerment programme was conducted on 28.08.2019 at 9.00a.m. The programme started with invocation by students. Subseqently Dr.Sayeeda Sultana, Prof & HOD gave the welcome speech inviting dignataries on the dais and the audience. The invited Speaker and Chief guest of the function Mr. Rakshit Tandon, Director Executive Council – Council of Information Security (CIS), Cyber Security Consultant – Internet and Mobile Association of India, Advisory of Cyber Crime cell (State police) gave various tips for the women online safety protection both in and off the campus for the girl students and faculties. Some of the points highlighted on his speech was about careful exercises like not sharing passwords of various apps, private information and sensitive data’s, updation of status in facebook, checking the social networks, privacy policies, network operations & applications, not accepting friends request whose identity is not known and logging off an account after use in computer by women.
This programme was attended by 12 Faculty ,3 staff and 303 students.
Workshop on Role of Women in Fuel Conservation held on 07.03.2020
The Workshop on Role of Women in Fuel Conservation – LPG was conducted on 07.03.2020. Prof.B.Ravichandran, External Faculty, Petroleum conservation Research Association, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural gas, Government of India, Southern Region gave a lecture on fuel conservation highlighting various methods to be adopted so as to increase the fuel conservation by 40% in LPG. The main focus of workshop was to share the information and experience on reduction in wastage and improvement process resulting in energy intensity reduction and monetary savings.
The workshop was attended by 75 students, 6 faculty,4 staff and 15 neighborhood women community. Finally quiz programme was conducted on the Lecture points and rank certificates were given based on their scores.
Awareness program on Safety and Security of women on 20.02.2020
The Awareness program on Safety and Security of women was conducted on 20.02.2020. The programme started with invocation by students. Subseqently Dr.Sayeeda Sultana, Prof & HOD gave the welcome speech inviting dignataries on the dais and the audience. The invited Speaker was Ms. Shobha Rani Inspector of Police Avadi.She insisted that personal safety has become an issue of importance for everyone especially women. The objective of this program was to make the participants aware of different situations and how to deal with them.
The program was attended by 5 Faculty and 242 Students.
Vision & Mission
To acquire proficiency in Chemistry subject with the academic tools of teaching and research to serve society.
Committed to generation, preservation and dissemination of possessed knowledge through the process of academic excellence,research, exploration of nature, leadership qualities and innovations.
PROGRAMME EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES
- PEO1: To enable graduates to have a successful career in academia (or) industries associated with chemistry.
- PEO2: To provide students with strong foundational concept and techniques in chemistry to enable them to provide solution of various simple chemical problems.
- PEO3: To make students critically analyse learnt topics of specialization to develop innovative methodology to provide solutions.
Chemistry graduates will be able to
- PO1: Apply the knowledge of chemistry to the solution of complex problems.
- PO2: Identify formulae and analyse complex chemical problems using chemical principles.
- PO3: Use acquired knowledge and method to analyse and interpert synthesis and conclusion.
- PO4: To create, select and apply appropriate technique to solve chemical problems.
- PO5: Apply gained knowledge effectively in solving industrial problems.
- PO6: Function effectively as an individual and as a member or leader in diverse teams and in multi disciplinary settings.
PROGRAMME SPECIFIC OUTCOMES
- PSO1: To analyse, design and develop the solutions by effective application of foundations of chemistry.
- PSO2: To apply principles and best practices for developing quality chemical products.
- PSO3: To adapt to emerging trends and knowledge in chemistry in solving novel problems.
Chemistry Laboratory is spacious and well equipped with various sophisticated instruments.
LIST OF MAJOR EQUIPMENTS
- pH METER
- CONDUCTIVITY METER
- UV – VISIBLE SPECTROPHOTOMETER
- FLAME PHOTOMETER
- MECHANICAL SHAKER
- CLOUD & POUR POINT APPARATUS
- FLASH & FIRE POINT APPARATUS
- MELTING POINT APPARATUS
- CONSTANT TEMPERATURE WATER BATH
- WATER AND SOIL ANALYSIS KIT
- HOT AIR OVEN
- CENTRIFUGE MACHINE