About the Department

Department of Chemical Engineering came into existence in the year 1994 with the B.Tech programme in Chemical Engineering. The Department has highly qualified and experienced faculty and staff and has modern infrastructural facilities.

The department is well equipped with excellent lab facilities.All the faculty members possess post graduate / Ph.D. qualifications, five faculty members are pursuing their Ph.D.

The Department has been accredited till 30.06.2022 by the National Board of Accreditation.
Programmes run by the department are,
Vision

To be a leader in Chemical Engineering Education and Research by providing balanced learning and fostering research to enable the learners to meet the challenges of process industries and societal needs.

Mission

Department of Chemical Engineering strives to produce graduates who practice Chemical Engineering professionally and ethically in a competitive global environment and contribute to the betterment of society, thereby focusing on the development of engineers to foster innovation through proficiency and effective communication.

Programme Educational Objectives

The Programme Educational Objectives of the undergraduate programme in the Department of Chemical Engineering strives to enable the students to be geared in a wide range of careers viz. Industry, Higher Education and Entrepreneurship through the following measures:

Programme Outcomes

The Chemical Engineering programme demonstrates the following Programme Outcomes. The graduates are expected to have the ability.

CHEMICAL – PROGRAMME SPECIFIC OUTCOME’s

M.Tech Chemical Engineering

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)

Program Educational Outcomes (PEO) M. Tech. in Chemical Engineering

PEO1 :  Acquire comprehensive knowledge in Chemical Engineering and multidisciplinary research capabilities

PEO2 : Analyse and solve using Chemical Engineering principles and modern engineering tools to conduct experiments or design a system for developing and / or improving the quality of the chemical processes by considering all the aspects.

Programme Outcomes (POs)

PO1 : An ability to independently carry out research /investigation and development work to solve practical problems.

PO2 :  An ability to write and present a substantial technical report/document.

PO3 : Students should be able to demonstrate a degree of mastery over the area as per the specialization of the program. The mastery should be at a level higher than the requirements in the appropriate bachelor program


MILESTONE

2022Dr. C. Anand Babu, Mrs. S. Swathi, Former, Mr. L.S. Badhri Narayanan, Dr. N. Meyyappan filed an Indian patent titled, "Laboratory Scale Invertible and Constant Flow Resin Column" in the name of Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering on 28/04/2018 and has been published on 17/05/2022, with the patent number 396960.
2022MoU Signed with PRECISION EQUIPMENTS (CHENNAI) PVT LTD. on 09.02.2022
2020MoU Signed with INDCZECH Engineering Pvt. Ltd., on 12.02.2020
2020The SVCE Student Chapter of American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) was established on 10.01.2020
2019The research centre of our department was renewed by Anna University for M.S and Ph.D program till December 2022.
2019AICTE Sponsored six days a short term training programme (STTP) on "Instrumental methods of Analysis" from 4th to 9th November 2019
2019Mr. Himanshu Dashora, Fullbright Scholar from Johns Hopkins University, USA completed the project titled “Cell-Cell Interaction Systems with Mesenchymal Stem Cells” under the mentorship of Prof. Nalinkanth V. Ghone in the Department of Chemical Engineering with a fellowship amount worth of *Rs 10,00,000 /-* from United States - India Educational Foundation (USIEF) for a period of nine months (Sept 2018 to May 2019).
2018Ms. G. Havisha, Mr.M Asifullah, Ms. E. Lavanya, Dr N.Meyyappan and Dr. D. G. Rao, filed an Indian patent titled "process for the preparation of fruit toffees by microwave heating" in the name of Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering on 14/10/2016 and has been published on 20/4/2018, with the patent number 350323.
2018MoU signed with Thirumalai Chemicals Limited, Ranipet on 5th March 2018 (INR 1,67,707).
2018NBA team visited the Department on 15th June 2018 for accreditation. Department accredited for 3 years from till July 2021.
2018DST- FIST Sponsored Nano Research projects worth INR 80 lakhs across departments bringing together R&D activities at SVCE
2016The research centre of our department was renewed by Anna University for M.S and Ph.D program till December 2019.
2017Received a grant of INR 20.2 Lakh from IGCAR, Kalpakkam "Recovery of acid and useful metals from Pickling Effluents generated at Nuclear Fuel Complex (NFC)"
2017Received Rs. 500,000 under MSME Funded Project entitled "Equipment for HIGH PURE WATER" under Technology Incubation Center of SVCE
2017MoU Signed with ABAN INFRASTRUCTURE LTD., (R&D-BIOTECHNOLOGY DIVISION) on 19.05.2017
2015CTS Sponsored Process Modelling and Simulation laboratory worth 7 Lakhs is established
2015AICTE - Seminar Grant entitled "Advances in Computational Methods for Simulation of Transport Processes in Engineering" from ( 24th - 26th June): Rs.1.80 lakhs .
2015MoU signed with M/s.Phycospectrum Environmental Research Centre (PERC)-Chennai on 05.01.2015.
2014MoU signed with M/s. Malkolak Knowledge Centre, Hyderabad on 12.09.2014.
2014The research centre of our department was renewed by Anna University for M.S and Ph.D program till December 2016.
2013Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers - SVCE Student Chapter of SVCE received “The Ambuja’s Best Student Chapter Award”– Second Place
2013AICTE - RPS ( Research Promotion Scheme) entitled "Dynamic Modeling and Control of Direct Methanol Fuel Cell" : Rs.4.77 lakhs.DMI
2013AICTE - Seminar Grant entitled "Contemporary Research and Practices in Pollutant Elimination Systems towards Cleaner Environment" from ( 20th - 26th May): Rs.1.75 lakhs .
2012Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers - SVCE Student Chapter of SVCE received “The Ambuja’s Best Student Chapter Award”– First Place
2011-2012AICTE sponsored Rs.14.39 lakhs under MODROBS scheme for the Modernization of Heat Transfer Operations Laboratory.
2012Tamil Nadu State Council for Science and Technology (TNSCST) sponsored Rs.6000 for the student project titled "Thermal Conservation by Vacuum Insulation".
2011Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers - SVCE Student Chapter of SVCE received “Pidilite Industries Best Student Chapter Award” – First Place.
2011MoU signed with Southern Petrochemical Industries Corporation on 24.09.2011
2011The department has been recognized as research centre for M.S and Ph.D program from 05 April 2011 (valid till 5 April 2014).
2011Started M.Tech Chemical Engineering Program
2011NBA team visited the Department on 11th – 12th, March for accreditation. Department accredited for 3 years from 16.09.2011 to 15.09.2014.
2010Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers - SVCE Student Chapter of SVCE received “Pidilite Industries Best Student Chapter Award” – First Place.
2009Up gradation of prototype Distributed Control System from µXL to CENTUM 3000
2009Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers - SVCE Student Chapter of SVCE received “The Ambuja’s Best Student Chapter Award” – First Place
2008Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers - SVCE Student Chapter of SVCE received “The Ambuja’s Best Student Chapter Award”– First Place
2007AICTE sponsored Rs.7.5 lakhs under MODROBS scheme for the Modernization of Chemical Reaction Engineering Laboratory.
2006Consultancy provided to “Process Design & Size of Grinding Unit, M/s. Guidelines Inc, USA for an amount of USD 240
2006Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers - SVCE Student Chapter of SVCE received “Pidilite Industries Best Student Chapter Award “ – First Place.
2006MoU signed with SPIC Science Foundation on 10.08.2006.
2006NBA Team visited the department on 19-21st Jan 2006 for Accreditation. Department accredited for 3 years from 27.07.2006 to 26.07.2009
2005Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers - SVCE Student Chapter of SVCE received “The Ambuja’s Best Student Chapter Award” – Second Place
2005Consultancy (Rs.1.25 lakhs) to Advice Sync for providing expert services in identifying and defining a model for monitoring of a Cement Plant (client - Tata Chemicals)
2005MoU signed with (i) Manali Petrochemical Ltd, Chennai on 30.06.2005. (ii) Tuticorin Alkali Chemicals & Fertilizers Ltd,Tuticorin on 04.07.2005. (iii) Tamil Nadu Petro products Ltd (TPL), Chennai on 23.08.2005
2003MoU signed with Central Leather Research Institute on 16.01.2003.
2003AICTE sponsored 11.7 lakhs under MODROBS scheme for the modernization of Process Control Laboratory.
2002NBA team visited the Department on 14th – 15th, Feb for accreditation. Department Accredited - B Grade, from 24.04.2002 to 23.04.2005 for 3 years
2002Establishment of Process Control Laboratory.
2001Tamil Nadu State Council for Science and Technology (TNSCST) sponsored Rs.5000 for the student project titled "Bio-Conversion of Phenol by using Polyphenol Oxidase".
1999AICTE sponsored Rs.5.5 lakhs under MODROBS scheme for establishing Computer Aided Process and Equipment Design System.
1998Ms. Vidya Krishnan – Gold Medal – Madras University
1998First batch students passed out.
1997Installation of prototype µXL Distributed Control System.
1996Department Laboratories Established.
1995Dr. G. S. Laddha , former Director, A.C. College of Technology inaugurated the Association of Chemical Technologists and Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers - SVCE Student Chapter.
1994Department Established
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