Chemistry

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

Vision

  • 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

Mission

  • 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.

PSOs, PEOs & POs

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

Laboratory

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

Sl. No Name of the faculty Designation Qualification
1 Mr.P.Dhanakodi HOD M.Sc., M.Phil.
2 Mr. M. Gunasekaran Asst.Prof. M.Sc., M.Phil.
3 Mr.P.Singaravelu Asst.Prof. M.Sc., M.Phil.
4 Mr.P.Sathishkumar Asst.Prof. M.Sc., M.Phil.
5 Ms.K.Bharathi Asst.Prof. M.Sc., M.Phil.
6 Dr.N.Zulfareen Asso.Prof. M.Sc.,M.Phil.,Ph.D.
7 Dr.R.Ganapathi Sundaram Asso.Prof. M.Sc.,M.Phil.,Ph.D.
8 Mr.A.S.Karthik Asst.Prof. M.Sc., M.Phil.
9 Mrs.I.Sajitha Asst.Prof. M.Sc., M.Phil.
10 Dr.V.Dharmalingam Asso.Prof. M.Sc.,M.Phil.,Ph.D.
11 Dr.C.Kamal Asso.Prof. M.Sc.,M.Phil.,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

Credentials

CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE

Short-Term Courses

Events

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

2015-2016:

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

2016-2017:

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

2017-2018:

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.

2018-2019:

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

RESEARCH AND CONSULTANCY WORK

FACULTY CONTRIBUTION IN JOURNAL PUBLICATION

2014-2015

  • 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)

2015-2016

  • ? 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

2016-2017

  • 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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Contact

Department of Chemistry

Mahendra Engineering College (Autonomous),

Salem- Thiruchengode Highway, Mahendhirapuri,

Mallasamudram,

Namakkal-637503,

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