Pharmaceutical Technology

About the Department

  • The department of pharmaceutical technology with an intake of 60 was established in the year 2019 with the intent of raising qualified Pharmaceutical Technologist who can make substantial contribution to the Pharmaceutical industry.
  • The department is headed by an experienced Professor and supported by 11 dedicated faculty members. All the faculty members are Post Graduate in various disciplines. Two faculty members are doctorates and one faculty members is pursuing Ph.D.
  • The department faculties have good number of publication record in international and national journals and conferences.
  • Specially designed skill development programmes with support of industrial experts.
  • The department provides training and placement activities for the core and general areas.
  • Various technical clubs such as Drug design, Bioprocessing, downstream processing club have been actively functioning to impart specialized knowledge and skills to the students in diverse domains.

Programmes offered

  • B.Tech. - Pharmaceutical Technology - 4 Years

Vision & Mission

Vision

  • To make the Department of Pharmaceutical Technology as Centre for excellence in pharmaceutical education and to create graduates who endeavor to serve for the betterment of society.

Mission

  • To ensure inclusive and equitable total quality education for lifelong learning and compete in the relevant areas.
  • To provide value education with ethics and sustainability.
  • Through innovative teaching methodologies by adapting contemporary technologies.
  • Practical Exposure through industry institute interaction.

PEO, PO and PSO

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

The graduates of will be able to

  • PEO1: To prepare students for wide range of career opportunities in academia, advanced research, industries of biopharmaceuticals, biomedical, biotechnology, law, business and government, and also to help them to become good entrepreneurs by disseminating the knowledge and proficiency in engineering and technology fundamentals related to pharmaceutical engineering.
  • PEO2: To enable the student to work effectively as a team and individual to carry out an experiment / project involving problem identification, data gathering and analysis, and written and oral communication.
  • PEO3: To nurture the students with the code the professional ethics and obligations concerned to protect the health and welfare of the public, and to be accountable for the social and environmental impact of their practice.
  • PEO4: To inculcate the students the sense of confidence in professional endeavors by application of the derived knowledge and appreciation of economic impact in a societal context.

Program Outcomes (POs)

Engineering Graduates will be able to:

  • a. Engineering knowledge: Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.
  • b. Problem analysis: Identify, formulate, review research literature, and analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering sciences.
  • c. 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.
  • d. 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.
  • e. 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.
  • f. 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.
  • g. Environment and sustain ability: Understand the impact of the professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.
  • h. Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.
  • i. Individual and team work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in-diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.
  • j. 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.
  • k. 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.
  • l. 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.

Programme Specific Outcomes (PSOs)

The students will demonstrate the abilities

  • PSO 1: To apply the skills of manufacturing, formulation/preparation and quality control of various pharmaceutical preparations.
  • PSO 2: To design the modern tools to integrate health care systems, design an effective product with commercial advantage and societal benefit, perform risk analysis and become entrepreneur.

Advisory Committee

Department Program Advisory Committee (DPAC)

S.No.

Name of the Member

Affiliation

1.

Dr.A. Puratchikody

Professor and Head,
Department of Pharmaceutical Technology,
Anna University BIT Campus,
Tiruchirappalli

2.

Dr. K. Anand Kishore

Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, NIT Warangal

3.

Dr. V. Sivasubramanian

Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, NIT Calicut

4.

Dr.S.Subramanian

Professor, Department of Pharmaceutics,
PSG College of Pharmacy, Coimbatore

5.

Mr.M. Sampath

Research Scientist (G-10), The Himalaya Wellness Company, Bangalore

6.

Mr.V. Venkatramana

Assistant Manager (Production), Jubilant Generics Limited, Mysore

7.

Dr.K. Narsimhulu

Associate Professor & Head, Department of Biotechnology, NIT Warangal

Board of Studies

Members of the Board of Studies

S.No.

Name of the BoS members

Affiliation and Address

BoS Designation

1.

Dr. C.VIGNESHWARAN

AssociateProfessor,
Department of Pharmaceutical Technology,
Mahendra Engineering College (Autonomous),
Namakkal District – 637503,
Tamilnadu, India.

BoS Chairman

2.

Dr. A. PURATCHIKODY

Professor and Head,
Department of Pharmaceutical Technology,
Anna University BIT Campus,
Tiruchirappalli – 620024,
Tamil Nadu, India.

University Nominee

3.

Dr. S.SUBRAMANIAN

Professor,
Department of Pharmaceutics,
PSG College of Pharmacy,
Peelamedu, Coimbatore – 641004,
Tamil Nadu, India.

Institute Nominee

4.

Dr. T.THANGAMARIAPPAN

Director, Head,
Pharmaceutical Candidate Optimization (PCO),BBRC, Bristol Myers Squibb,
International Limited, Biocon Park SEZ, Bengaluru – 560099,
Karnataka, India.

Industry Expert

5.

Mr.T.MURUGANANDHARAJA

Deputy Manager,
Production Department,
Medreich Limited,
Bangalore – 560033,
Karnataka, India.

Industry Expert

6.

Mr. K.V.PRAVEEN

Deputy General Manager,
Quality Assurance,
Micro Labs Limited,
Bangalore – 560001,
Karnataka, India.

Industry Expert

7.

Dr. M. MOHAN

Professor and ACOE
Mahendra Engineering College (Autonomous),
Namakkal District – 637503,
Tamilnadu, India.

Academic Expert

8.

Dr. D. SUBRAMANIAM

Professor and Head,
Department of Aerospace Engineering,
Mahendra Engineering College (Autonomous),
Namakkal District – 637503,
Tamilnadu, India.

Academic Expert

9.

Dr. K. Vidhya

Professor and Head,
Department of Civil Engineering,
Mahendra Engineering College (Autonomous),
Namakkal District – 637503,
Tamilnadu, India.

Academic Expert

10.

Mr. G. SREENIVASULU

Assistant Professor,
Department of Pharmaceutical Technology,
Mahendra Engineering College (Autonomous),
Namakkal District – 637503,
Tamilnadu, India.

Academic Expert

Laboratory

  • Biochemistry Laboratory
  • Physical Pharmaceutics Laboratory
  • Microbiology Laboratory
  • Analytical Methods and Instrumentation Laboratory
  • Molecular Biology and Genetic Engineering Laboratory
  • Physiology and Pharmacology Laboratory
  • Medicinal Chemistry Laboratory
  • Bioprocess Engineering Laboratory
  • Technology of Dosage Forms Laboratory
  • Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics Laboratory

Faculty & Staff

S.NO

Name of the Faculty

Designation

Qualification

1

Dr. B. Rengesh

Associate Professor & Head

M.Tech., Ph.D

2

Dr. C. Vigneshwaran

Associate Professor

M.Tech., Ph.D

3

Mr. G. Sreenivasulu

Assistant Professor

M.Tech., (Ph.D)

4

Mr. V. Garam Sandh Gandhi

Assistant Professor

M.Pharm

5

Mr. C. H. Bhanu Chand

Assistant Professor

M.Sc., M.Tech

6

Mr. M. Dinesh Babu

Assistant Professor

M.Tech

7

Mr. K. PraveenKumar

Assistant Professor

M.Tech

8

Mr. P. Hariharan

Assistant Professor

M.Pharm

9

Mr. V. N. Ziaudheen

Assistant Professor

M.Pharm

10

Mr. K. Karthik

Assistant Professor

M.Pharm

11

Mr. G. Mithra Narayanan

Assistant Professor

M.Pharm

12

Mr. B. Bavenro

Assistant Professor

M.Pharm

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Contact

Department of Pharmaceutical Technology

Mahendra Engineering College (Autonomous),

Salem- Thiruchengode Highway, Mahendhirapuri,

Mallasamudram,

Namakkal-637503,

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