Department of Chemistry
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Department has 17 faculty members (Ph.D - 09 and Ph.D Pursuing - 07)
    • A separate Research Laboratory "Centre for Environmental Research" was established exclusively for doing research and Consultancy activities with all necessary facilities
    • Recognized as a research centre by Anna University for doing Ph.D in Full / Part time. In this centre at present 8 Ph.D scholars are pursuing Ph.D.
  • A major research project funded by UGC, New Delhi was completed by the department (Feb 2009 –Jan 2012).
  • A major research project worth of Rs.50.7 lakhs funded by DST (TSD) entitled ‘Treatability Studies for Textile Wastewater - Phase I’ was completed by the department (Aug 2013-Dec-2015).
  • A minor research project worth of Rs.1.2 lakhs funded by UGC entitled ‘Studies on the Synthesis, Characterization and Application of Nanostructured Layered Double Hydroxides for the removal of anionic pollutant from dying industry wastewater’ is ongoing in the department.
  • The department offers consultancy services to industries, NGO's and rural community in the region for analytical testing like water quality, food products and for guiding M.Sc., M.Phil., Projects.
  • Seminar/ Symposium/Workshop/Conference Organized:
    • Symposium on ‘Resources Extraction and Energy Consumption’ sponsored by TNSCST in 2010.
    • Workshop on ‘Recent Trends in Applications of Nanoscience in Corrosion Control’ sponsored by DRDO in 2010.
    • Two days National conference on ‘Recent Applications of Nanomaterials in Chemistry and Environmental Research’ sponsored by CSIR and MoEF in 2011.
    • One Day National Seminar on ‘Applications of Polymer Nanocomposite Materials in Various Fields (APNM 2011)’.
    • One Day National Seminar on ‘New Advances in Nanochemistry a Chemical Approach to Nanomaterials (NANC 2012)’ sponsored by DRDO in 2012.
    • Two day National conference on ‘Recent Applications of Nanomaterials in Chemistry and Environmental Research (RANCER 2012)’ sponsored by CSIR and BRNS in 2011 & 2012.
    • National seminar on ‘Industrial Applications of Polymer Nanocomposites (IAPNC- 13)’ sponsored by BRNS in 2013.
    • Two days National conference on ‘Recent Advances in Nanotechnology, Chemistry and Environmental Research (RANCER 2014)’ sponsored by MoES in 2014.
    • DAE-BRNS Sponsored One Day National Seminar on ‘Recent Advancements in Wastewater Treatment for Sustainable Development’ (RAWTSD-16) in 2016.
    • DBT Sponsored One Day National Seminar on ‘Recent Trends and Challenges in Phytochemistry and Biosorption’ (RTCPB-16) in 2016.
    • One day National level workshop on ‘Research Openings in Various Fields of Chemistry’ in 2017.
    • Two days International conference on ‘Energy, Environment and Advanced Materials for a Sustainable Future (ICEEAMSF-2017)’ sponsored by BRNS and CSIR in 2017.
    • Association of Chemistry Teachers Sponsored One Day National Seminar on ‘Environmental Applications of Chemical and Nanosciences’ ( EACN-2019) in 2019.