About the Department

The department of chemistry was established in the year 1996.The department has a team of well-qualified staff with M.Phil and P.hD degrees. The Department of Chemistry strives to move ahead with the study and practice of the emerging dynamic needs. The Department foster creative expression and critical thinking of students, and integrate scholastic excellence in learning with discipline.

In addition to disciplinary instruction and practice, it offers pedagogically meaningful curricular and co-curricular which kindle the passion of learning in the minds of budding engineers and to prepare them innovative and creative to face the competitive world. The department has well equipped laboratory with all modern instruments. The department provides individual attention for character-building, personality development along with educational and research excellence.

Programmes offered

Vision & Mission


  • To be a world class college of Engineering, Technology and Management offering Quality Education, Innovative Research and Holistic Development of the Students and other learners


  • To impart and enhance the advanced knowledge and skills of students and professionals to meet the global challenges.
  • To offer effective solutions to the industries through research and consultancies
  • To address rural needs through research and ecofriendly solutions.


Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

The graduates of will be able to

  • The faculty of the Chemistry department is committed to sharing the responsibility of learning with the students, providing a rigorous academic environment that encourages active learning, high quality student performance, and ethical conduct. Through the integration of knowledge and skills acquired in a demanding set of courses, extracurricular experiences, and faculty expertise and scholarship, the department seeks to prepare its graduates:
  • To become successful in their chosen career path, whether it be in the practice of chemical engineering, in advanced studies in engineering or science or in other complementary disciplines;
  • To assume leadership roles in industry, business and/or their communities;
  • To contribute to the economic environment of their communities; and
  • To maintain career skills through life-long learning.
  • Graduates will consider the broader context of social, environmental, economic and safety issues and demonstrate high standards of professional and ethical responsibility to become responsible citizens and leaders in the community

Advisory Committee

Board of Studies


The Chemistry laboratory is well equipped to cater the needs of students. It is equipped with modern digital equipments pertaining to the curriculum and syllabi of Anna University Chennai. Special attention is given to individual students by providing the required numbers of apparatus to learn the chemistry with excellence. Some of the important equipments available in the chemistry laboratory are:

  • Digital Conductivity meter
  • Digital Potentiometer
  • Digital Spectrophotometer
  • Flame photometer
  • Hot air Oven
  • Digital pH meter
  • Magnetic Stirrer with hot plate

Faculty & Staff

2 M .GUNASEKARAN Assistant Professor M.Phil
3 P .SATHISHKUMAR Assistant Professor M.Sc
4 K .BHARATHI Assistant Professor M.Phil
5 Dr. N. ZULFAREEN Assistant Professor Ph.D
6 Dr. R .GANAPATHI SUNDARAM Assistant Professor Ph.D
7 A . S. KARTHIK Assistant Professor M.Sc
8 I .SAJITHA Assistant Professor M.Phil
9 Dr. V .DHARMALINGAM Assistant Professor Ph.D
10 V .MANIVANNAN Assistant Professor M.Phil
11 T .GUNASEKARAN Assistant Professor M.Phil
12 R .SELVAKUMAR Assistant Professor M.Sc
13 K .ALAGUVEL Assistant Professor M.Sc
14 P .VASANTH Assistant Professor M.Sc
15 M .LOGANATHAN Assistant Professor M.Sc
16 Dr. K .MAHESH Assistant Professor Ph.D
17 R.PERUMAL Assistant Professor M.Sc
18 N.AYYAPAN Assistant Professor M.Sc
19 Dr.R.REVATHI Assistant Professor Ph.D
20 Dr.R.RANGANATHAN Assistant Professor Ph.D
Sl. No Name of the faculty No. of research publication
1 Mr.P.Dhanakodi 4
2 Mr. M. Gunasekaran 0
3 Mr.P.Singaravelu 0
4 Mr.P.Sathishkumar 0
5 Ms.K.Bharathi 0
6 Dr.N.Zulfareen 12
7 Dr.R.Ganapathi Sundaram 13
8 Mr.A.S.Karthik 0
9 Mrs.I.Sajitha 0
10 Dr.V.Dharmalingam 27
11 Dr.C.Kamal 18
S.No Name of the Supporting Staff Qualification
1 Mr.P.Vasudevan MSc Lab Technician



Short-Term Courses


Every year February 28th conduct Symposium on National Science Day Celebration for all first year students


Resource Person: Dr.K.P.Elango, Professor, Department of Chemistry, Gandhi Gram Rural Institute-Deemed University - Gandhigram, Dindigul


Resource Person: Dr. P.Christopher Selvin, Professor, Department of Physics, Bharathiar University - Coimbatore


Resource Person: Mr.P.Sahasranamam, State general council member, Tamilnadu Science forum.
Dr.A.Manimekalai, Professor, Department of Chemistry, Dean Faculty of science (Red.) Annamalai University.


Resource Person: : Mr.V.Sundararajan, Director, Gas Turbine Research Establishment (Rtd), Ministry of Defence.




  • S.Chitra, B.Anand, R.Vadiyanathan and V. Balasubramanian, A Review on Microbial Mediated Corrosion on Mild Steel by Inactivating the Extracellular Polysaccharide Secreted by Aerobic/Anaerobic Microorganism, Che Sci Rev Lett 2014, 2(6), 423-429
  • Muhamed haneefa.M, Jayandran.M, Anand.B, Balasubramanian.V, Muthu mariappan.S Synthesis and characterization of bioactive Curcumin derived from selected turmeric plants in India  International Journal of Natural Products Research- Accepted 08 August 2014
  • Jayandran.M, Muhamed haneefa.M and Balasubramanian. V Synthesis, characterization and biological activities of turmeric curcumin schiff base complex International Journal of Chemical and Natural Sciences- Vol. 2, No. 5, pp.157-163,(2014)
  • K. M. Govindaraju , A.S. Singha , R.K. Jarial ,    Electrochemical and surface investigation of poly ((N-methacryloyloxymethyl) benzotriazole-co-phenoxyethyl methacrylate) coatings International journal of advanced science and engineering vol. 1 No. 1 (2014)
  • Jayandran.M, Muhamed haneefa.M, Balasubramanian.V Facile green synthesis of iron nanoparticles using natural reducer and stabilizer and an evaluation of antimicrobial activity International journal of advanced scientific and technical research, Issue 5 volume 1, January-February 2015
  • M. Jayandran, M. Muhamed Haneefa and V. Balasubramanian Green synthesis of copper nanoparticles using natural reducer and stabilizer and an evaluation of antimicrobial activity Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Research, vol.7, No.2, pp.251-259, (2015)


  • ? Jayandran.M, Muhamed haneefa.M, Balasubramanian.V Green synthesis and characterization of Manganese nanoparticles using natural plant extracts and its evaluation of antimicrobial activity Journal of Applied Pharmaceutical Science Vol. 5 (12), pp. 105-110, December, 2015


  • Dr.N.Zulfareen, Assistant professor, Department of Chemistry, published a Paper on Prosopis Juliflora as an Effective Inhibitor on the Corrosion of Mild Steel – published in  Int. J. Adv. Sci. Eng. Vol.3,No.2, Page no- 319-324, 2016.
  • Dr.N.Zulfareen, Assistant professor, Department of Chemistry, published a Paper on Antimicrobial activity and DFT studies of synthesized 3-5-cyclohexyl 1,3,4-oxodiazol-2-yl N substituted derivatives – International research journal of pharmacy, 2016(7),11
  • Dr.N.Zulfareen, Assistant professor, Department of Chemistry, published a Paper on Removal of Crystal Violet from Waste Water by Activated Carbon from Seeds of Prosopis Juliflora– Int. J. Adv. Sci. Eng, Vol.3,No.3, Page no- 398-403, 2017.
  • Dr.R.Ganapathi Sundaram, Assistant professor, Department of Chemistry, Published Article “Surface protection of mild steel in acidic chloride solution by 5-Nitro-8-Hydroxy Quinoline” in the Egyptian Journal of Petroleum February 2017, Elsevier Publication DOI: 10.1016/j.ejpe.2017.01.008.
      • Dr.R.Ganapathi Sundaram, Assistant professor, Department of Chemistry, Published Article "Adsorption Behavior and Anti-corrosion Capability of Antibiotic Drug Nitroxoline on Copper in Nitric Acid Medium" in Springer Publication in the Journal of Bio- and Tribo-Corrosion.



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