Dr. V Udayakumar
Professor and Head
The Department offers courses in chemistry to students of engineering disciplines at I to IV semester levels, both in theory and practical. Department has well established 04 research laboratories for pursuing research on Materials Science, Catalysis, Sensor and Peptide Chemistry. The Department is recognized as a research center by VTU for offering Ph.D. Programme.
Faculty members of the Department executing various funded research projects like DST Nanomission, DST-SERB, ISRO RESPOND, BRNS, DAE, VGST, etc. The research work of the faculty members has been highlighted in 'Nature Publishing Group-Asia Materials (Nature India). The Department has well equipped sophisticated instrument facilities like XRD, FTIR, UV-Vis, Photoluminescence studies, HPLC, Electrochemical Work station, AAS, Rota evaporator, Photoreactor and others.