PROFILE

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 31.06.2017 by the National Board of Accreditation.

Programmes run by the department are,

  • B.Tech Chemical Engineering
  • M.Tech Chemical Engineering

 

VISION OF THE DEPARTMENT

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 OF THE DEPARTMENT

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:.

  1. To understand and apply the basic principles of science and engineering to modern chemical technology.
  2. To inculcate problem solving skills, conduct experiments, analyze and interpret the data.
  3. To design processes within realistic constraints such as economic, social, ethical, environment, health and safety conditions.
  4. To provide opportunities to students to engage in professional societies, and help them to acquire new skills to stay connected with today's fast progressing environment.
  5. To provide awareness in critical thinking, environmental, ethical and professional practice including improving communication skills.


PROGRAMME OUTCOMES

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

  1. Engineering knowledge: Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.
  2. Problem analysis: Identify, formulate, research literature, and analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering sciences.
  3. Design/development of solutions: Design solutions for complex engineering problems and design system components or processes that meet the specified needs with appropriate consideration for the public health and safety, and the cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.
  4. Conduct investigations of complex problems: Use research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions.
  5.  Modern tool usage: Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools including prediction and modeling to complex engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations.
  6.  The engineer and society: Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional engineering practice.
  7. Environment and sustainability: Understand the impact of the professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.
  8. Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.
  9. Individual and team work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.
  10. Communication: Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.
  11. Project management and finance: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the engineering and management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in multidisciplinary environments.
  12. Life-long learning: Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change.

 

 

CH - PSO’s  

  1. Apply the knowledge of science and mathematics in the field of various transport processes to accomplish the contemporary needs of chemical and allied industries.
  2. Execute the chemical engineering principles and modern engineering tools to conduct experiments or design a system for developing quality chemical processes by considering the cost, safety and environmental aspects

MILESTONES

 

2017

Received 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)"

2017

Received Rs. 500,000 under MSME Funded Project entitled "Equipment for HIGH PURE WATER" under Technology Incubation Center of SVCE

2017

MoU Signed with ABAN INFRASTRUCTURE LTD., (R&D-BIOTECHNOLOGY DIVISION) on 19.05.2017

2015

CTS Sponsored Process Modelling and Simulation laboratory worth 7 Lakhs is established

2015

AICTE - Seminar Grant entitled "Advances in Computational Methods for Simulation of Transport Processes in Engineering" from ( 24th - 26th June): Rs.1.80 lakhs .

2015

MoU signed with M/s.Phycospectrum Environmental Research Centre (PERC)-Chennai on 05.01.2015.

2014

MoU signed with M/s. Malkolak Knowledge Centre, Hyderabad on 12.09.2014.

2014

The research centre of our department was renewed by Anna University for M.S and Ph.D program till December 2016.

2013

Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers - SVCE Student Chapter of SVCE received “The Ambuja’s Best Student Chapter Award”– Second Place

2013

AICTE - RPS ( Research Promotion Scheme) entitled "Dynamic Modeling and Control of Direct Methanol Fuel Cell" : Rs.4.77 lakhs.DMI

2013

AICTE - Seminar Grant entitled "Contemporary Research and Practices in Pollutant Elimination Systems towards Cleaner Environment" from ( 20th - 26th May): Rs.1.75 lakhs .

2012

Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers - SVCE Student Chapter of SVCE received “The Ambuja’s Best Student Chapter Award”– First Place

2011-2012

AICTE sponsored Rs.14.39 lakhs under MODROBS scheme for the Modernization of Heat Transfer Operations Laboratory.

2012

Tamil Nadu State Council for Science and Technology (TNSCST) sponsored Rs.6000 for the student project titled "Thermal Conservation by Vacuum Insulation".

2011

Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers - SVCE Student Chapter of SVCE received “Pidilite Industries Best Student Chapter Award” – First Place.

2011

MoU signed with Southern Petrochemical Industries Corporation on 24.09.2011

2011

The department has been recognized as research centre for M.S and Ph.D program from 05 April 2011 (valid till 5 April 2014).

2011

Started M.Tech Chemical Engineering Program

2011

NBA team visited the Department on 11th – 12th, March for accreditation. Department accredited for 3 years from 16.09.2011 to 15.09.2014.

2010

Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers - SVCE Student Chapter of SVCE received “Pidilite Industries Best Student Chapter Award” – First Place.

2009

Up gradation of prototype Distributed Control System from µXL to CENTUM 3000

2009

Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers - SVCE Student Chapter of SVCE received “The Ambuja’s Best Student Chapter Award” – First Place

2008

Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers - SVCE Student Chapter of SVCE received “The Ambuja’s Best Student Chapter Award”– First Place

2007

AICTE sponsored Rs.7.5 lakhs under MODROBS scheme for the Modernization of Chemical Reaction Engineering Laboratory.

2006

Consultancy provided to “Process Design & Size of Grinding Unit, M/s. Guidelines Inc, USA for an amount of USD 240

2006

Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers - SVCE Student Chapter of SVCE received “Pidilite Industries Best Student Chapter Award “ – First Place.

2006

MoU signed with SPIC Science Foundation on 10.08.2006.

2006

NBA Team visited the department on 19-21st Jan 2006 for Accreditation. Department accredited for 3 years from 27.07.2006 to 26.07.2009

2005

Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers - SVCE Student Chapter of SVCE received “The Ambuja’s Best Student Chapter Award” – Second Place

2005

Consultancy (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)

2005

MoU 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

2003

MoU signed with Central Leather Research Institute on 16.01.2003.

2003

AICTE sponsored 11.7 lakhs under MODROBS scheme for the modernization of Process Control Laboratory.

2002

NBA 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

2002

Establishment of Process Control Laboratory.

2001

Tamil Nadu State Council for Science and Technology (TNSCST) sponsored Rs.5000 for the student project titled "Bio-Conversion of Phenol by using Polyphenol Oxidase".

1999

AICTE sponsored Rs.5.5 lakhs under MODROBS scheme for establishing Computer Aided Process and Equipment Design System.

1998

Ms. Vidya Krishnan  – Gold Medal – Madras University

1998

First batch students passed out.

1997

Installation of prototype µXL Distributed Control System.

1996 – 1997

Department Laboratories Established.

1995

Dr. 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.

1994

Department Established.

 

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