NEWS OF THE MONTH

JANUARY 2018

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DECEMBER 2017

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NOVEMBER 2017

OCTOBER 2017

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SEPTEMBER 2017

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AUGUST 2017

Prof C Anand Babu received Rs. 500,000 under MSME Funded Project entitled "Equipment for HIGH PURE WATER" under Technology Incubation Center of SVCE

Invited talk on, "Recent Advancements in Chemical Engineering " by Prof. P. V. Ramachandran, F.R.C.S from Purdue University, USA on 8th August 2017

Students of III year visited Thirumalai Chemicals Ltd, Ranipet on 24th August, 2017.

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JULY 2017

SVCE-IIChE Student Chapter for the academic year 2017-18 was inaugurated on 19th July 2017 by Prof. V. VIJAYAGOPAL, Professor & Head Department of Chemical Engineering, Annamalai University, Chidambaram followed by a guest lecture by Mr.R.N.KUMAR, Head, Process Engineering, SIM INFOSYSTEMS Chennai.

 

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APRIL 2017

Mr.N.Venkatesh, Consultant, Chennai Pharma Consultants delivered a lecture on Opportunities for  Chemical Engineering

 

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MARCH 2017

SVCE-IIChE Student chapter cordially organized a guest lecture on Current Environmental Challenges by  Dr.S.Rajasekaran, Sr.GM-Process Engineering & Operational Excellence Tube Product of India, Murugappa Group, Chennai

 

SVCE-IIChE Student chapter  organized a guest lecture on Atomic Energy Challenge and Opportunities by Dr.M.Sai Baba, Director, Resource Development IGCAR

 

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February 2017

Prof. C. Anand Babu 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)” during February, 2017.

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January 2017

The students of II year went for an Industrial Visit to CPCL Water Desalination Plant, Kattupalli, Chennaion January31, 2017

Dr. N. Meyyappan attended a Short term course on “Applications of emulsions, foams and colloidal dispersions” at Indian Institute of Technology, Madras from 23rd January 2017 to 28th January 2017.

IIChE – SVCE Student Chapter cordially organized a guest lecture on 05/01/2017 delivered by Dr.G.Arthanareeswaran, visiting Professor (Brainpool Program, KOFST), Department of Environmental Engineering, Konkuk University, Seoul, KOREA on the topic entitled "Emerging materials and membrane technologies for process wastewater treatment ".

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December 2016

Dr. R. Palani, Dr. D. Swaminathan and Mr. B.S. Vishal attended a QIP short term course on “Green Concepts in Engineering and Chemistry” at S. V. National Institute of Technology, Gujarat from 12th December 2016 to 16th December 2016.

Dr. N. Meyyappan, Ms. A.C. Vijayalakshmi and Ms. G. Sudha attended a FDP on “Recent trends in Industrial Effluent treatment” (RTIET-16) at Pondicherry Engineering college from 20th Decdember 2016 to 25th December 2016.

Mr. N. Arun Prem Anand and Mr. S. Jai Ganesh attended a Seven days FDTP on “Fluid Flow Operation” at Anna University, Tiruchirappali form 19th Decdember 2016 to 25th December 2016.

Dr. R. Govendarasu, Ms.A.C.Vijayalakshmi, Ms.G.Sudha and Mr.D.Sivakumar attended a FDP on “Modern separation process in Environmental applications” at SSN college of Engineering, Chennai from 12th December 2016 to 19th December 2016.

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October 2016

SVCE – IIChE students’ chapter organized a National Level Student Technical Symposium PANSOPHY’16 on 1st October2016. The function was inaugurated by Mr.S.Subramanian., M.Tech.,MBA, Managing Director, Jai Polymers & Senthil Polymers, Chennai.


Department of Chemical Engineeing, SVCE – IIChE students’ chapter applied 127 student membership and 10 life member and associate membership for faculty members in the academic year 2016-17.



September 2016

Organized two days national level seminar on “TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCEMENTS IN FUEL CELL RESEARCH” on 9th and 10th SEPTEMBER, 2016.


Mr. J. Siva Kumar, General Manager, BDPM & SS, of GYMA Laboratories of America, INC Chennai, had a general interaction with the Final year students on 19th September 2016.


Sri Vijay Bhujle, Senior Vice-President Technical, of GVS CIBATECH PVT Ltd, Mumbai  delivered  a lecture titled “Process Safety in Chemical Industry” on 19th September 2016.

 


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August 2016

Mr. Prabhakaran, Trainer Ansys CFD of MINDBOX Evolving Education, ARK Infosolutions Pvt.Ltd, Chennai has delivered a lecture on “Ansys – Computational Fluid Dynamics” on 8th August 2016.

Industrial visit to Sholinganallur Diary on 24th August 2016 by II Year students.

 


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July 2016

SVCE-IIChE Student Chapter for the academic year 2016-17 on 11th July 2016 was inaugurated by Prof. S. SUNDARAMOORTHY, Dean Academics & Professor of Chemical Engineering, Pondicherry Engineering College, Puducherry


Guest Lecture on the topic “Optimization of Macro nutrient Kinetics for Biomass Production in Nostoc Calcicola”  by Dr. B.G.Prakash Kumar, Professor & Head, Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani, Dubai Campus, Dubai International Academic city on 28th July 2016.

Prof. S.Sundaramoorthy, Dean Academics & Professor, Pondicherry Engineering College delivered a lecture on “Controlling Chemical Processes- Challenges and Strategies” on 11th July 2016.

Industrial visit to Tirumalai Chemicals Ltd, Ranipet  on 27th July 2016 by II Year students.

 


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April 2016

Mr.S.Rajesh , Director, FACETRG, Chennai delivered a lecture on “Chemical Industry- An Industry perspective” on 4th April 2016.

Mr. M.Shankar, CEO,Director, FACETRG, Chennai delivered a lecture on “ Oppurtunities in Energy and Utility Sector” on 4th April 2016.

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March 2016

IIChE – SVCE Students Chapter organized a guest lecture on “ Introduction to Process Plant Safety and Hazard & Operability Study (HAZOP) on 5th March 2016 by Shri.A.Arun Kumar, Chief Manager – Safety & Risk, DNV – GL, Chennai

Anna University inspection on 4th March 2016.

Industrial visit to Orchid Pharmaceuticals Limited on 2 and 3 March 2016 by III Year students.

ISTE Students chapter and Placement cell  jointly organized two days workshop on “Employability Skill development” for Pre-Final year ( lateral entry andTamil medium) students on 7 and 8 March 2016.

Students research day was conducted on 24 March 2016.

College Day was celebrated on 26 March 2016.

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 February 2016

Dr. E. Ravindaranath,Professor and Head, Department of Civil Engineering,SVCE, Sriperumbudur delivered a lecture titled ‘Waste water Treatment and Technology’ on 26th February 2016.

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 January 2016

Dr.N.Meyyappan delivered a lecture on “ Material Balances on single step process” during 20th January 2016 for the FDP on “Chemical Process Calculations” at A.C.Tech, Anna University, Chennai – 600 025.

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 December 2015

Association of Chemical Technologist, IIChE- SVCE Students chapter bagged “AMBUJA’S BEST STUDENTS CHAPTER AWARD”- FIRST PLACE among 65 students chapter in India and received the award at CHEMCON 2015.

 

Prof. C. Anand Babu was invited to be a Panel member for a session on “Integrated Service Learning and Global Engineer Training into Engineering Curriculum”, by Alcoa Foundation Grant Workshop - Engineers Without Borders, during 24th to 26th December 2015, C V Raman College of Engineering, Bhubaneswar, Odisha.

 

Prof. D. G. Rao was invited to give a talk on “Food Processing: Technology Development & Strategies” by Association of Food Scientists at ICFoST – 2015, at Vasantrao Naik Marathwada Krishi Vidyapeeth, Parabhani, during 18th to 19th December, 2015.

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 November 2015

A new Process Modelling and Simulation Laboratory for M Tech (Chemical Engineering) was sponsored by Cognizant Technology Solutions, Chennai and was inaugurated by Mr. Ganesh Rajasekaran, Associate Director – Insurance, Congnizant Technology Solutions, Chennai on 27th November, 2015.

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  October 2015

Dr. D. G. Rao and Dr. N. Meyyappan presented a lecture on “Grain drying by Microwave heating” on 16th October 2015, at Whole Grain – 2015 seminar, Indian Institute of Crop Processing Technology, Thanjavur.

Prof. D. G. Rao was invited to Chair a Technical session on “Storage and Safety Aspects” on 16th October 2015, at Whole Grain – 2015 seminar, Indian Institute of Crop Processing Technology, Thanjavur.

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 September 2015

Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises, Govt. of India recognised our college for establishing BUSINESS INCUBATOR in the college campus for implementation of the scheme "Support for Entrepreneurial and Managerial Development of SMEs through Incubator".

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 August 2015

Prof. C. Anand Babu was invited to give a talk on “Tannery Waste Management”, on 8th August 2015 at TECH Seminar, organized by South India Tannery and Dealers Association, Ranipet.

Industrial visit to Manali Petrochemicals Limited, Ponneri High road, Manali, Chennai on 5 August 2015 by III year students.

Industrial visit to Chennai Metropolitan water supply and sewerage board, Chembarambakkam water treatment plant, Chembarambakkam on 26 and 27 August 2015 by II Year students.

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 July 2015

Prof.P.Kanthabhaba & Dr.S.Somasundaram, Annamalai University, Chidambaram delivered a lecture titled ‘Application of Matlab in Chemical Engineering’ on 3rd July 2015.

Dr.Balaji Somasundaram, Australian Institute for Bioengineering & nanotechnology, Australia delivered a lecture titled ‘Biochemical assay development for monitoring antiviral resistance’ on 21st July 2015.

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 June 2015

Seminar entitled "Advances in Computational Methods for Simulation of Transport Processes in Engineering" was conducted during 24th - 26th June,2015.

Dr.D.Swaminathan received INR 19.6 Lakhs from the DST – SERB Funded Project “Studies on the effect of different metabolic uncouplers on the specific degradation rate of toluene in a biofilm reactor” during June 2015.

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 May 2015

Prof. C. Anand Babu was invited to take classes on “Membrane Separation Process and Technology” for Chemical Engineering students at BARC Training School, IGCAR Campus, Kalpakkam. (18th May 2015 to 17th June 2015).

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News (March 2015)

Dr.R.Parthiban and Dr.S.Sivaraja received AICTE - Seminar Grant of Rs.1.80 lakhs to conduct a seminar entitled "Advances in Computational Methods for Simulation of Transport Processes in Engineering" from ( 24th - 26th June),2015 ________________________________________________________

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News (March 2015)

Dr.R.Parthiban and Dr.S.Sivaraja received AICTE - Seminar Grant of Rs.1.80 lakhs to conduct a seminar entitled "Advances in Computational Methods for Simulation of Transport Processes in Engineering" from ( 24th - 26th June),2015

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Association of Chemical Technologists & IIChE-SVCE student chapter has organized a guest lecture on "AN OVERVIEW OF PETROLEUM INDUSTRY" by Mr. KMK. CHAND, Dy. General Manager (Rtd.), ONGC, Kakinada on 30th March 2015.

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National Board of Accreditation (NBA) expert team evaluated B.Tech-Chemical Engineering program for accreditation during 20th to 22nd March 2015

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News (January 2015)

Association of Chemical Technologists & Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers - SVCE STUDENT CHAPTER ,organized a guest lecture on *** Process Safety Management *** , on January 23rd, 2015 delivered by Mr.G.Rajasekar , Ex. General Manager , SPIC Ltd., Chennai.

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Association of Chemical Technologists & Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers - SVCE STUDENT CHAPTER ,organized a guest lecture on *** Development of Micro Algal Technology to Treat Industrial Effluents *** , on January 05th, 2015 delivered by Dr.V.SIVASUBRAMANIAN , Director - Tech , Phycospectrum Environmental Research Centre, Chennai.

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MoU was signed between Phycospectrum Environmental Research Centre (PERC)-Chennai and SVCE. on January 05th, 2015.This MoU will foster the research collaboration between these two institutes and also support atleast 2 groups of final year B. Tech Chemical Engineering and 1 student from M. Tech Chemical Engineering each year for their project works.

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News (September 2014)

MoU signed with M/s. Malkolak Knowledge Centre, Hyderabad . on September 12th, 2014.

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Department of Chemical Engineering organized a National Level Technical Seminar , *** Computational Techniques and Practices For Simulation Of Fluid Flow And Heat Transfer *** , on September 26th to September 27th, 2014.

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The Department of Chemical Engineering - SVCE organized a National Level Technical Symposium "PANSOPHY'14" on September 06th, 2014.

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News (August 2014)

Guest Lecture on (18.08.14) on the topic "Chemical Engineers Then & Now "by Prof. C. D. Gopalarathinam, former Professor in CPT,Chennai,Executive Member in IIChE. .

Guest Lecture on (12.08.14) on the topic "Career Opportunities in Chemical Engineering" by Mr. Sathish Narayanan, Operation Program manager, Intel Mobility & Communication Group, Chennai.

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News (July 2014)

Mr.N.Arun Prem Anand, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering has been appointed as guest faculty for the course Process Plant Simulation : M.S (Engineering Management) program at TECHNIP offered by Birla Institute of Technology And Science, Pilani, Work Integrated Learning Programmes Division Vidya Vihar Campus, Pilani 333031.

Guest Lecture on ( 03.07.2014 ) on the topic "Modern Separation Processes" by Prof. D. Mohan, Director ,Centre for Faculty Development,Anna University.

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News (June 2014)

The Industry Institute Interaction Cell meeting was held at Sri Venkateswara Health and Educational Trust Office,  on 25th June, 2014 (Wednesday) at 2PM .

 

 

The commencement of classes for the odd semester of academic year 2014-15 (except first year) is scheduled on 2nd July 2014.

 

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News (October 2013)

The students of batch (2009-2013) have secured university ranks SHRUTHI SANTHANAM. - 1 st Rank, SRINIDHI NARAYANAN - 2nd Rank, SARATH KUMAR - 4th Rank, SRIYA M - 6th Rank, KEERTHI VARMAN - 12th Rank, PHILIP BERNSTEIN - 13th Rank.

 

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News (August 2013)

The students of Chemical Engineering Department organised a national level student's technical symposium "PANSOPHY '13 " on August 14th.

 

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News (February 2013)

The students of batch (2008-2012) have secured university ranks SHRIRASHMI S. - 7th Rank, VIDYA K - 8th Rank, ANITHA R - 10th Rank, SAMYUKTA K - 13th Rank

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Parents meet was held on 16th February ( Saturday) .

 

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News (December 2012)

Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers (IIChE) - Students Chapter of SVCE was awarded the Ambuja's Best Student Chapter Award- I Prize with a prize money of Rs.15,000 and a certificate & trophy.

 

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News (September 2012)

The "Association of Chemical Technologists" and "Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers - SVCE Student Chapter" organized a National Conference with pre-conference Workshop on ""Innovations in Process Engineering for Sustainable Development" ", during September 13th & 14th, 2012 in honour of being adjudged the

* Best Student Chapter of the Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers during 2011.  

 

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News (August 2012)

The Department of Chemical Engineering - SVCE organized a National Level Technical Symposium "PANSOPHY'12" on August 22nd, 2012.

* Er.T.M.GUNARAJA,Chairman, Institution of Engineers (India), Tamil Nadu State Centre , Chennai inaugurated the symposium and delivered a special lecture.  

* 60 research articles and review papers were recieved from the student community. A total of 60 participants and delegates attended the Symposium.10 papers were presented in the Symposium in two technical sessions.  

 

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News (July 2012)

The "Association of Chemical Technologists" and "Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers - SVCE Student Chapter" was inaugurated on July18th, 2012.

* Dr. N.Balasubramanian,Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering,A.C. College of Technology , Anna University ,Chennai was invited to the above programme to deliver a special lecture on " Chemical Engineering Challenges in 21stCentury".

 

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News (November 2011)

AICTE - Staff Development Programme on "Green Engineering Concepts for Process Design and Industrial Operations", on November 7th to 13th, 2011 at Coimbatore Institute of Technology,Coimbatore 641014.

* Dr. A.Rajakumar,Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering,SVCE was invited to the above programme to deliver a special lecture on " Energy Efficiency in Protecting Environment" to the participants on November 10th, 2011.

* Dr. R.Parthiban,Professor & Head , Department of Chemical Engineering,SVCE was invited to the above programme to deliver a special lecture on " Biological Waste Water Treatment" to the participants on November 10th, 2011.

 

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News (August 2011)

SYMPOSIUM

Department of Chemical Engineering organized a National Level Technical Symposium, PANSOPHY’11 on August 19th, 2011.

CHIEF GUEST

 Dr K. S. Rajesh,

 Senior Technical Manager, Zenith Industrial chemicals,Singapore.

VALEDICTORY FUNCTION was honored by

 Dr. R. Senthil Kumar,

 Associate Professor and Programme Leader,

 Dept. of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering,

 Caledonian College of Engineering.

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 Events conducted :

  * Paper presentation - Oral and Poster

  * Technical Quiz (Chem Mystery)

  * Invento

  * Quick Reflexes

  * Chem Trails

  * Technical Quiz

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 Total number of abstracts received : 75

 Selected for oral presentation / poster presentation / innovation (Industry Defined Problems) : 15 / 20 / 10

 Total number of registered participants : 120

 

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News (July 2011)

SYMPOSIUM

Department of Chemical Engineering organized a National Level Technical Seminar , *** Recent Trends in Process Control Modeling & Simulation *** , P C M S’ 11 on July 28th to July 29th, 2011.

INAUGURATED by

 Dr. T.K. Radhakrishnan,

 Professor and Head,Department of Chemical Engineering,NIT, Tiruchirappalli .

VALEDICTORY FUNCTION was honored by

 Mr. K R S R. Krishna,

 Vice President,

 PETROFAC Engineering Services India Pvt. Ltd.,

 Chennai.

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PAPER PRESENTATION IN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

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Dr.R.Parthiban and Mr.C.Muthuraj presented a paper titled "Modeling of Liquid Phase, non-ideal flow characteristics in Multiple Effect Evaporators with FLUENT", in IEEE sponsored International Conference on Process Automation Control and Computing on on July 20th to 22nd, 2011 conducted at Coimbatore Institute of Technology,Coimbatore 641014.

 

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News (March 2011)

WORKSHOP ATTENDED

Mr. C. Muthuraj (Assistant Professor) & Ms. A. C. Vijaya Lakshmi(Assistant Professor), attended a Industry-Academia Workshop on Refining & Petrochemicals organised jointly by Petroleum Federation Of India & Lovraj Kumar Memorial Trust & Chennai Petroleum Corporation Limited (March 16-19th, 2011).

SEMINARS ATTENDED

Mr. R. Govindarasu (Assistant Professor) , attended a seminar "MATLAB & Simulink for Engineering Education", organized by MathWorks, at Radisson GRT Hotel,(March 16th, 2011).

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News (February 2011)

CONFERENCES ATTENDED

Ms. P. Selva Ilavarasi, Assistant Professor, had presented a paper on "Poultry Fat - A Cheap and Viable Source for Biodiesel Production" at the 2011 2nd International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology (ICEST 2011),(February 26-28th, 2011) at Singapore.

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News (January 2011)

GUEST LECTURE

The following guest lectures were conducted on , 8-11 January, 2011

1. "Fundamentals of Process Control" (January 8th, 2011) by Dr. K. Thangabhabha,Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering,Annamalai University.

2. "General talk about Chemical Engineering" (January 8th, 2011) by Dr.R.Viruthagiri,Professor & Head, Department of Chemical Engineering,Annamalai University.

3. "Role of Chemical Engineering in Refractory Industries" (January 11th, 2011) by Mr.R. Rajagopalan,Vice-President, Carborundum Universal Ltd.

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