Department Of Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry is one of the Departments started in 2006. It has well-established laboratories equipped with sophisticated instruments, which fulfill the needs of UG and Ph.D. students. Now, the Department is offering Ph.D in Chemistry. Based on the facilities available, the Department had been recognized as a Ph.D. research center by Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belagavi.

Department Aim

To develop an interest in and enthusiasm for Chemistry and to impart sufficient quantitative/qualitative analytical and synthetic chemical knowledge and skills to engineering students to be able to analyze and solve real-world problems.

The Department of Chemistry is one of the Departments started in 2006. It has well-established laboratories equipped with sophisticated instruments, which fulfill the needs of UG and Ph.D. students. Based on the facilities available, the Department has been recognized as a Ph.D. research center by Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum and is offering Ph D in Chemistry.

VISION

Transforming society through education by setting up academic – research platform in the institution with its social, ecological and economic environment by striving continuously for excellence in education, research and technological service to the nation.

MISSION

The department aims to provide in depth knowledge of Chemistry and their involvement in the area of technology products of future. Raising the standard of education in teaching and research through constant improvement in the quality and skills, we aims to provide finer aspects of science to the budding engineer’s which make them to understand, exploit and innovate, thus contributing to the technological advancement of tomorrow.

Facilities :

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The following facilities are available in the department.

  • Chemical analysis of ores like haematite, pyrolusite, etc
  • Chemical analysis of alloys like brass, bronze,
  • Chemical analysis of water for different parameters like Chloride, Sulphate, Hardness, Metal ions, pH, Alkalinity, etc.
  • Analysis of industrial sewage for COD,BOD, pH, sulphates, hardness, dissolved oxygen, etc.
  • Analysis of seawater for Na+, K+, Cl, Mg++ ions etc.
  • Viscosity measurement.
  • Reagents for Complexometry & Spectrophotometric analysis.

 

Laboratories:

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The Chemistry laboratory have the following instruments for the study of  UG Engineering students.

  • The Digital Potentiometers for the estimation of amount of Ferrous ammonium sulfate, Conduct o meters for the estimation of acid mixture, pH meters for the determination of pKa of Weak acid, Colorimeters for the estimation of Copper, Flame photometers for the estimation of Na+, K+, Ca2+, Li+ , Hot Air Oven for drying the glass wares, Digital Stop Clock , Hot Plates, Deioniser unit, Distillation Unit etc.
  • Titration Set Up – For the determination of (i) Chemical Oxygen Demad(COD) (ii) Total hardness of Water (iii) Amount of CaO in Cement Sample (iv) Amout of Cu & Fe in Ore/alloy (v) Total alkanlity in the sample.

Faculty List:

Shift I

1 Dr. Gopalakrishna Bhat Professor Ph.D.
2 Dr. Chandrashekhar K G Associate Professor Ph.D.
3 Mrs.Sumana V. S Assistant Professor MSc
4 Ms.Krithi G Assistant Professor MSc
5 Mrs.Mamatha K Assistant Professor MSc
6 Dr. Ambika G Mallya Associate Professor MA PhD

Shift II

1 Dr. Raghavendra Bhat Professor Ph.D.
2 Ms. Smitha Rai Assistant Professor MSc
3 Ms. Vaishnavi Upadyaya Assistant Professor MSc