Department Of Chemical Engineering
Chemical Engineering Department
Prof. Dr. V. S. Mane, Head of the Department
The department of Chemical Engineering was established in 1999 with an intake capacity of 60. The department is accredited by NBA, AICTE, New Delhi. It has an extremely dynamic faculty and well experienced supporting staff having strong research interests in conventional & emerging areas of Chemical Engineering. The department believes in continuous up gradation of the knowledge of the faculty and has been sponsoring the faculty for the post graduation and research programme from last few years. It has nine state of the art laboratories having the equipments worth of Rs. 64.60 Lakhs. The department has adequate number of computers with latest configuration and internet facilities. The department provides excellent computational facilities including professional software’s such as UNISIM, CHEMCAD, ZWCAD, ESPOIR SMART INTERVIEW SIMULATOR and MATLAB to the faculty and the students. In addition to this the department has its own library with 410 books and Chemical Engineering encyclopedia.
The department motivates the students to participate in various national events such as Project Exhibition, Paper Presentation, Model Making and Sports Competition. Many students have also received prizes. The department has a good track of record of academic results. Students of the department secured top ranks at university examinations & achieved success in GATE, GRE & other examinations. The students of the department has been recruited in the top national & international chemical industries & contributing an important role in them.
The Department has established students association named ACES (Association of Chemical Engineering Students). ACES organize Seminars, Workshops, Cultural Programmes, Expert Lectures on various topics like Personality Development, Preparation for Competitive Examination, study abroad etc. The association provides a strong platform for overall development of the students. A national level technical event ‘ChemFest 2K15’ was organized successfully on 09th&10th March 2015. This event provided a platform for active interaction of students to bring innovative ideas in the Projects & Model Making in Chemical Engineering.
The department is proactive for good industry institute interaction. Department has signed MoUs with various industries for mutual benefit. Various experts from the industry are invited and industrial visits are organized every year regularly to bridge the gap between theory and practice. The department organizes in plant training for all second & third year students every year in various eminent industries such as BPCL, HPCL, IOCL, Reliance, RCF, Biocon etc. Most of the final year projects get sponsorship from industry.