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Department of Chemistry - About the Department

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Vision

The vision of the department is to provide personal, intellectual and professional growth of the students and to produce an ideal science education with the emphasis on man making and character building education.

Mission

To produce quality and knowledgeable chemistry graduates capable of creating new developments for the society and preparing chemists of highest caliber for global standards of quality and commitment to service to the community, imbibing Indian cultural values in the minds of the students.

Genesis

The Department of Chemistry (UG) has a well – established academic track record of having produced more than 1600 chemistry graduates (39 batches). The members of faculty are all well qualified and we are having established laboratory of a very high standard.

  • The department offers very useful elective subjects including (i) polymer Chemistry (ii) Nanoscience (iii) Dye Chemistry (iv) Agricultural Chemistry. We are also offering the detail study of Industrial Chemistry, Food Chemistry and Water Chemistry as skill based subjects. To make the course more job fetching and entrepreneurship promoting, we have included Textile Chemistry as Job Oriented Course.
  • So far 39 batches have passed out of the department (26 under University and13 under autonomy).
  • We have a well-furnished and equipped laboratory with latest equipments.
  • The department is manned by 8 qualified and dedicated teaching staff members  and 3 suitably qualified technical staff.
  • The department has 8 research guides (recognized for both Ph. D. & M. Phil).  
  • The department to its honor has 124 research papers published in National and International journals with high impact factor.
  • After gaining autonomy status the syllabus was revised based on latest developments of science technology. 
  • The students are encouraged and counseled from the beginning and their mind frame is developed to take on competitive exams like UGC/CSIR-NET, GATE, SET, TNPSC and IAS etc.
  • Outgoing students are always encouraged to pursue PG degree in good spirits, to fine tune that our curriculum is set in high standard.
Salient Features
  • To make the course, more job-fetching and entrepreneurship promoting, the Department was organized several workshops, hands on tranining and offerering certificate course on Instrumental Methods on Chemical Analysis  
  • To gain theoretical knowledge lively, we have arranged a chemical industry visit. 
  • We have well equipped laboratory consists of Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy, muffle furnace, water analyzer, gas analyzer, hot air oven, magnetic stirrer etc.
  • Our students were participated in the International and National level Science Exhibitions, Quiz Competitions etc., and awarded many prizes.
  • Our Students are placed in various chemical companies like Cement industry, Paint Company, Pharmaceutical industry and Water treatment plants.
Thrust Areas

The Faculty members of the department carry out research in many frontier areas, which includes                                 

  • Synthetic organic and Heterocyclic Chemistry
  • Synthetic Organic chemistry
  • Coordination Chemistry,  
  • Nanoscience and Nanotechnolgy
  • Synthetic Organic chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry ,
  • Electrochemistry
  • Bio-inorganic chemistry,
  • solid state and computational chemistry
  • Solid State and Coordination Chemistry,
  • Organometallic chemistry Bioinorganic chemistry,
  • Nano synthesis
  • Electro Chemistry,
  • Phyto chemistry
Milestones
  • In 1973 - 74, Chemistry department established with PUC (Pre University course) .
  • In 1975 - 76, Acdemic scenario upgraded with Bachelor Course  .
  • In 2004, Department of Chemistry got autonomoy status under the affliated to Bharathiar University               
  • After 2004 BOS enhances , nourishes and induces quality of education with current contemporary cognitive domin in all spears                                                                                                                                                       
  • BOS updates and revamps all thrust areas especially medicinal chemistry, phyto chemistry, Leather chemistry and pharmacuetical chemistry                                                                                                                         
  • Chemistry Department acquires star college department status in the year 2020                                               
  • This vitnesses scientific attitude and research mentality among students by undergoing problem based socially beneficial, problem solving projects.
Notable Alumni
  • Our Alumni Dr. S. Umapathy, professor of Inorganic and Physical chemistry, IISc, Bangalore was recipient of Bhatnagar award in the year 2004 and Swarna Jayanthi award in the year 2001.
  • Another Alumnus Dr. Mathiazhagan, working as senior scientist at USA.
  • Another notable Alumni Dr. S. Anbu, working as Post Doctoral Fellow, Portugal University, Portugal.
  • Dr. K. Sangaran, Working as Project head, Material Chemistry Division, IGCAR, Kalpakkam, Chennai.
  • Dr. S. Mohan, Serving as Professor, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore.
Roll of Honour
Faculty Name  Designation Period of Service
Dr.V.Sangeetha Assistant Professor and Head Period of Service:2007-till date
Dr.M.S.Sivaramkumar Assistant Professor Period of Service:2013-till date
Dr.R.Manimekalai Assistant Professor Period of Service:2013-till date
Dr.R.Velmurugan Assistant Professor Period of Service:2013-till date
Dr.K.Saminathan Assistant Professor Period of Service:2016-till date
Dr.E.Jayanthi Assistant Professor Period of Service:2018-till date
Dr.K.Krishnaveni Assistant Professor Period of Service:2019-till date
Dr. K. Chandraprakash Assistant Professor Period of Service:2021-till date

 

Vision

The Department of Chemistry (PG & Research) aims at holistic development through academic excellence, employability, acquisition of scientific skills and higher research.

Mission

The Department of Chemistry (PG & Research) aims at holistic development through academic excellence, employability, acquisition of scientific skills and higher research.

Genesis

The PG & Research Department of Chemistry, established in 1994, offers M.Sc., M.Phil and Ph.D programmes under its umbrella. The department caters to the higher education needs of students with 5 competent faculty members. It has well equipped laboratories, magnificent lab space for first and second year postgraduate students and separate research laboratory for research scholars. The students are taught with the latest teaching technologies. 

Salient Features

So far 26 batches have passed out of the department (10 under University and 16 under autonomy). Ours is a recognized research department since 2000 with a sanctioned strength of 18 Ph.D and 18 M.Phil. The department has so far produced 70 M.Phil and 15 Ph.D candidates. The department, to its honor, has more than 200 research papers published in well reputed national and international journals with high impact factor. The department has UV-Vis Spectrophotometer, Ball Mill, Gel Electrophoresis, Muffle furnace, etc., for carrying out research effectively.

Thrust Areas
  • The Faculty members of the department carry out research in many frontier areas, which includes Coordination and solid state chemistry, Nanomaterials, Organic chemistry, etc.
  • The research works of the faculty members, scholars and students of the department are published in quality journals indexed in Scopus, Web of Science, etc.
Milestones

The department was established in the year 1994-95. Autonomy status was granted to the department in the year 2004. The department has been sanctioned support under the Scheme “Fund for Improvement of S&T Infrastructure (FIST)” of the Department of Science & Technology (DST), Government of India during 2020.

Notable Alumni
  • Dr. S. Anbu, Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Researcher, School of Chemistry, University of Birmingham, The United Kingdom.
  • Dr. V. Sangeetha, Assistant Professor and Head, Department of Chemistry (UG), Kongunadu Arts and Science College, Coimbatore.
  • Dr. R. Manimekalai, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry (UG), Kongunadu Arts and Science College, Coimbatore.
  • Dr. N. Sathya, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Chikkanna Govt. Arts and Science College, Tirupur.
  • Dr. R. Sivakumar,Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Dr. Mahalingam College of Engineering and Technology, Pollachi, Coimbatore (Dist).
  • Dr. K. Aranganayagam, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore.
  • Dr. V. Nadaraj, Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, Tamilnadu College of Engineering, Coimbatore.
  • Dr. C.R. Sinduja, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Sree Sakthi College of Engineering, Coimbatore.
Roll of Honour
Faculty Name  Designation Period of Service
Dr. K. Kalpanadevi Associate Professor and Head 2011 to Till date
Dr. A. Amuthavalli  Assistant Professor 2012 to Till date
Dr. A. Pushpaveni  Assistant Professor 2015 to Till date
Dr. V. Ramya  Assistant Professor 2012 to Till date
Dr. G. Vadivelan  Assistant Professor 2020 to Till date