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DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY

AIDED

COURSES OFFERED

UG COURSES

PG COURSES

B.Sc Chemistry

M.Sc Chemistry

RESEARCH PROGRAMME

M.Phil Chemistry

Ph.D Chemistry

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U.G.

P.G.

Research

 

 

Sanctioned Strength:

 

UG: 50   PG: 12  M.Phil : 6 (Full Time)

Eligibility Criteria:
Candidates for admission to the first year of the Degree of Bachelor of Science in Chemistry course shall be required to have passed the Higher Secondary Examinations conducted by the Government of Tamilnadu or an examination accepted as equivalent thereto by the Syndicate of the University of Madras with Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics as subjects. 

PG – M. Sc. Chemistry

Candidates for admission to the first year of the Degree of Master of Science in Chemistry course shall be required to have passed the B. Sc. Degree examination with Chemistry as the major subject of study of this university or an equivalent examination of some other University accepted by the syndicate of the University of Madras. The candidate should have taken Mathematics and Physics as the allied subjects in their undergraduate course.

M.Phil / Ph.D. Chemistry

Candidates for admission to the Degree of Master of Philosophy (M.Phil) / Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Chemistry course should have passed two year M.Sc. Degree course in Chemistry after three year B. Sc. Degree course in Chemistry and Higher Secondary of twelve years duration. The minimum eligibility mark shall be as prescribed in the guidelines for admission to the M.Phil / Ph.D. degree in chemistry by the University of Madras.

 

Certificate course

Dyeing and Printing of Fabrics (Introduced from 2019 – 2020)

The immense scope of textile industry makes it one of the largest industry in the world. Fibres and the fabrics made from them have limitless use and new applications are constantly being found. The certificate course “ Dyeing and Printing of fabrics” provides theoretical knowledge about the basic Dyeing process involved and the different types of printing methods available for the fabrics. This course also includes practical work which enable the students to come up with entrepreneur and employability skills.

DEPARTMENTAL ACTIVITIES:

 

S.

No

Date of the Event

Title of the Workshop/Seminar/Webin ar/FDP

Category (National/ International/ State)

Name of expert(s) invited along with name of Institution(s)

1

19/12/2020

Lecture on Chemists view

National

Dr. Narayanan

of Oral Biology

Ramasubbu,

Prof of Oral Biology,

Rutgers School of

Dental Medicine, USA

2

28/02/2020

“Women in Science”

National

Dr. Vanitha Kumari,

National Science day

Corrosion science and

technology division,

IGCAR, Kalpakkam

3

27/01/2020

Workshop

State

Prof. P. S. Kalsi, Shoolini University, Himachal Pradesh

1. Applications of Organic Spectroscopy with Stereochemical aspects

4

2. Combined Spectral Applications for structural determination-A problem solving approach

Dr. K. Geetha, Associate Professor and Head,

PG and Research Department of chemistry, Muthurangam Govt Arts college, Vellore, Tamilnadu

5

04/12/2019

Annual Chemistry Meet “QUANTA”

State

Director, Indiragandhi centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR), Kalpakkam, Tamil nadu

6

13/2/2019

& 14/2/19

Workshop

Prof. K. K. Balasubramanian Indian National Science Academy, Department of Biotechnology, Indian Institute of technology-Madras

Organic Synthesis methods and Strategies

State

 

7

Retrosynthetic Analysis –

Dr. S. Swarnalakshmi

Basic disconnections

Former Associate

Professor,

Department of

chemistry,

Gurunanak college,

Chennai

8

Umpolung Synthetic

Prof. A. Indrapal Singh

Strategies

Department of

chemistry, IIT-M,

Chennai

9

Protection and

Prof.S. Velmathi

Deprotection of functional

Department of

groups in organic

chemistry, National

synthesis

Institute of technology,

Trichy

10

Chemo, Regio and

Prof. Sundarababu

Sterioselectivity and

Baskaran, FASc,

specificity

Department of

chemistry, IIT-M,

Chennai

11

Synthesis of some

Dr. V. Sivamurugan

important target molecules

Department of

and ring systems.

chemistry, Pachaippa’s

College

12

Review of problems in

Dr. S. Swarnalakshmi

synthetic methodology

Former Associate

Professor,

Department of

chemistry,

Gurunanak college,

Chennai

13

10/12/2018

Annual Chemistry Meet

State

Dr. T. O. Varghese

“QUANTA”

Chief manager

(Technical) &

Principal, CIPET,

Chennai

14

12/02/2018

Conference

National

&

Recent Advances in

13/02/2018

Material Science and

Technology (NCRAMST-

2018)

 

15

“Excitement in Nano

Dr. B. S. Murty

science and Technology”

Professor and Head,

Department of

Metallurgical and

Materials

Engineering,IIT Madras

16

“challenges and

Dr. Samir H. Chikkali

Opportunities in Olefin

Senior Scientist and

polymerization”.

Assistant professor,

Polymer science and

Engineering Division,

CSIR-National

Chemical Laboratory,

pune

17

“Materials characterization: Understanding materials behavior at the

fundamenteal level”

Dr. Swarnagowri Addopalli

Centre for Nanoscience and Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

18

Prof. Kuruvilla Joseph

Senior Professor and

Dean (SA), Department

of Chemistry, Indian

“Nano devices for Biomedical Applications

Institute of Space Science and

Technology,

Department of Space,

Government of India,

Thiruvananthapuram,

Kerala

19

Dr. Madhavan Jaccob

“Cobalt Computational insights based molecular electrocatalyst for hydrogen production”.

DST Inspire Faculty Fellow, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Loyola College

20

Dr. Akhila Kumar

“Advances in s for polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells”.

Sahu,

CSIR-CECRI, Chennai centre, Assistant professor, CSIR

campus, Taramani

 

21

11/12/17

Annual Chemistry Meet “QUANTA”

State

Dr J. Raghava rao Chief scientist Head, Chemical Lab, CLRI

22

2/3/17

SEMINAR

Computational Chemistry “Basic Concepts and applications of Computational

chemistry”

State

Dr. M. Jacob Department of chemistry, Loyola College

23

2/3/17

Theory of Electronic structure calculations and covalent in teractions- A computational view”

State

Dr. R. Vijay Solomon Department of chemistry,

Madras Christian College.

24

2017

Guest Lecture – “Legal metrology framework for nanotechnology in Australia and

internationally”

International

Dr.Shiela Devasahayam, Lecturer, Macquarie University, Australia

25

2016

State Level Workshop on “Computational

Chemistry”

State

26

1/9/2016

Quanta 2016-chemistry Association

State

Dr. C. Muralidharan Chief Scientist, CSIR, CLRI, Chennai

 

SPORTS

 

Name of the Candidate

Games

State/ National/ International

Place (I/II/III or

Runner-Up)

Year

T.Thavama ni

1.South zone held at DB Jain College 2.All India tournament held at DB Jain College

3. CM Trophy held at Nehru Stadium

State

3rd Place Winner Cash Prize Rs.75, 000

2015-2016

M.Sai Shruthi

1.Sate level Interuniversity Table Tennis

State

3rd Place Winner

Cash Prize

 

Tournament 2.South zone held at DB Jain College

3.All India tournament held at DB Jain College 4.Sate level Interuniversity Table Tennis

Tournament

Rs.10, 000

R.Pavithra

  1. State meet, University meet (5000 mts walk)
  2. All India meet (5000 mts walk)

State

All India participated award and Junior state

championship award.

T.Thavama ni

  1. National level inter-collegiate tournament held at Chennai.
  2. BHATT Memorial tournament held at Chennai.
  3. Buck memorial sports festival held at Chennai.
  4. South Zone Inter University Football Tournament

State

Winner

2016 – 2017

R.Pavithra

1. Junior state meet

(10 km walk)

State

1st Place

2016-2017

E.Tamilzha rasi

1. 8th Cado Fiesta

State

Best Cadet Award

2016 – 2017

R.Pavithra

10 Km walk –

Junior State Championship

State

Gold Medal

2017-2018

Junior State

Championship

Gold Medal

50Km walk

A.L.Mudaliar Meet

Silver Medal

G.Keerthan a

Throw Ball International Invitation

International

Winner

2018-2019

 

M.Yamini Krishna and Nandhini

“B” zone Cricket Tournament of University of Madras.

Runner up

Lokeshwari

. S

Throwball Espo Inter – Collegiate Tournament

State

First place

2019-2020

Throwball VIBRANCE –

National level Cultural and Sports

National

First place

 

PLACEMENT DETAILS

 

Batch

No.of Students Placed

Company Name

2013 – 2016 (UG)

03

CTS

Sutherland TCS

2014 – 2016 (PG)

02

India International Public School

The Scientific Publishing

2018 – 2019

(PG)

01

Biocon

2019 – 2020 (PG)

04

Kalyan Jewellers,

Domex

2019 – 2020 (UG)

14

SITEL group, TNQ

Technologies, CTS IT, Domex

2020 – 2021

(UG)

01

TCS

2020 – 2021 (PG)

03

Prompt personnel, Health plus,

Domex

 

ANY OTHER ACCOLADES:

 

Presentation in Conferences /Symposiums by the students

 

Name of the Student

Regional/ National/ International

Title of the article

Name of the  conference

Date and Venu e

R.Usha

International

Facile synthesis of

International

2021, PSGR,

sulphonated

interdisciplin

Department

graphene oxide

ary virtual

of Physics

from fructose for

conference

and

the dye

on

Chemistry in

degradation of

“Breakthroug

collaboration

organic dyes

hs and

with

Approaches

University of

in

Dar es

contemporary

Salaam,

Scientific

Tanzania

Research

Umamaheswari.

International

Design and

International

2020,

R

Fabrication of

Conference on

Department of

hydrogel

Advances in

Physical

incorporated with

Chemistry with

Chemistry,

copper

specific

University of

nanoparticles

reference to

Madras.

loaded

Catalysis,

microsponge for

Sensors, Drug

antimicrobial and

Delivery and

antioxidant

Energy

activity

Materials

ICACSEM-2020

Umamaheswari.

International

An historical

International

2020, Ethiraj

R

overview on the

Multi-

College for

use of

disciplinary

Women

pharmaceuticals

conference on

from folk

Biosphere

medicine towards

Conservation-

the ultimate magic

Emerging vistas

root of health

in Science,

benefit

Economics and

in Tamil

Literature

(BEST -2020)

 

Umamaheswari. R

International

An Overview of Microsponge as drug delivery system

International Web Conference on Emerging Trends in Arts, Science, Engineering &

Technology

2020, DKIRF,

Trichy

R. Usha

International

Study on the

influence of experimental factors on the catalytic ability of reduced graphene oxide

International Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnolo gy (ICONN

2021)

2021,

Department of Physics and nanotechnolo gy, SRM IST

Usha R

International

Energy efficient functionalization of graphene for tunable fluorescence

International Conference

2020, SNS

college of Technology, Coimbatore

Usha R

International

Functionalization of Graphene with O and S atoms for tunable fluorescence – Optimization of process and

parameters

International Conference

2020,

Akshaya college of Engineering and technology, Coimbatore

Usha R

International

Energy Efficient Process of Doping Sulphur on Graphene Oxide for Catalytic Degradation of Chlorophenols

International Conference

2020,

University of Madras

Fairlin jenitha R

International

Facile green synthesis of

Nitrogen doped Carbon quantum dots for fluorescence imaging and catalysis

International Conference

2020, VIT

 

Shajadhe G.

National

Green Reduction of Graphene Oxide Using Nyctanthes Arbor-Tristis Leafextract As Reducing Agent Through Hydrothermal Method

National Conference

2020, Madras Christian College

Ramya.M

International

Study of synthesis and microstructure of nanoscale Sr- HAp and Ti-HAp- Green Approach

International Conference

2019,

Department of Chemistry, Anna Adarsh College for Women.

Umamaheswari. R

National

Design, development and characterisation of copper nanoparticles loaded microsponges

National Seminar on Nanotechnolo gy -the fascinating world of science,

NSNT-2019

2019, Anna adarsh college for women

Aswini.R

International

Conductance Behaviour of Novel polymer Nanocomposites

International Conference on “Nano in Engineering science and

technology”.

2019, , VIT

Vellore

Aswini.R

National

Electrical conductivity of Bischalcone based random copolyesters: Synthesis and Characterisation

National Conference on Recent Advances in Nanomaterials Chemistry for Sustainable Development

(RANCSD)

2019, Madras Christian College.

 

Umamaheswari.

International

In-vitro

International

2019, Stella

R

Cytotoxicity and

Conference on

Maris College

wound healing

Recent

potential of green

Advances in

synthesised

Nanoscience

Copper

and

Nanoparticles

Nanotechnology

Loaded

(ICRAN’19),

Microsponges

Stella Maris

College in

collaboration

with DST

Thermatic Unit

of Excellence,

IIT Madras.

Aswini.R

International

Conducting

International

2019, Stella

behavior of Iron

Conference on

Maris College

and Iron oxide

Recent

Nanoparticle – a

Advances in

comparison

Nanoscience

and

Nanotechnology

(ICRAN’19),

Stella Maris

College in

collaboration

with DST

Thermatic Unit

of Excellence,

IIT Madras.

Umamaheswari.

National

In-vitro

National

2019, Madras

R

Cytotoxicity and

Conference on

Christian

Wound Healing

Recent

College.

Potential of Honey

Advances in

Loaded

Nanomaterials

Microsponges

Chemistry for

Sustainable

Development

(RANCSD)

 

Umamaheswari. R.

International

Green Synthesis, Characterisation of Copper Nanoparticles derived from Hibiscus rosa- sinensis leaf extract and their antimicrobial

activities

International Conference on Green Chemistry for a Greener planet

2018, Anna adarsh college for women

Supraja.P

National

Study of phase transition in nanoscale hydroxyapatite at lower processing

temperature

National Conference

2018, Ethiraj college for women

Gayathri .T

International

Green synthesis of nanoscale biphasic fluorapatite and Carbonated

hydroxyapatite

International Conference

2018,

University of Madras

Saranya .A

National

Study on effective reduction of graphene oxide – a green

approach

National Conference

2018, Royal Society of Chemistry, CSIR CLRI

and IIT Madras, Chennai

S.Prashanna Suvaitha

National

Green synthesis and Phyotocatalytic degradative property of doped and undopeead nanoscale zinc stannate

ceramic

National Conference

2017,

Meenakshi college for Women

Usha R

International

Energy Environment And Advanced Materials For Sustainable

Future

International Conference

2017, Kongu engineering college

 

Prashanna Suvaitha. S

National

Green Synthesis and Photocatalytic Degradative Property of Doped and Undoped Nanoscale Zinc

Stannate Ceramic

National Conference on Nanomaterials and Nanobiotechno

logy

Chennai

7th -8th Feb.2017 at National centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, University of

Madras, Chennai

R.Usha

International

From seawaste to biomaterial: Nanoscale hydroxyapatite from ark clam sea shells

Inernational conference on Energy, Environment and Advanced Materials For a sustainable

future

23rd – 24th May 2017,

Dept. of Physics and Chemistry, Kongu Engineering College, Erode

T.S.Perundevi

National

Synthesis , characterisation and applications of bis

Chalcone

s held

. Received Best paper award , II Prize , Cash award

Rs10000/

National Seminar on Advanced Polymers – A Gateway to research and Industries

Sept 22 &23 2016

 

Extension Services:

  • Preparation of washing powder (Surf type)
  • Preparation of dishwasher (Sabeena type)
  • Testing of Iodine content in rock salt was carried out in adopted village (Nemilicheri)
  • Hands-on training sessions for school students in UG laboratory

  • Research Scholarships\Fellowship received by our students:

S.

No

Name of the Investigator and student

Title of the project and duration

Amount sanctione d

Funding Agency

1.

E.Abinaya

II B.Sc

Chemistry

2018 -2019

Summer Fellowship programme at Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advance Science Research, Bengaluru – 3 years

Rs. 22000

/-

JNCASR

2.

Aishwarya S

II B.Sc

Chemistry

2019 -2020

Summer Research Fellowship Program conducted by Indian Academy of Science, Bangalore

RS. 25,00

0/-

IAS

3.

Valarmathy C

II M.Sc

Chemistry 2018-2020

Summer Research Fellowship Program conducted by Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar

Rs.16000

/-

IIT

4.

Sundaravalli. N

II BSc

Chemistry

2018 -2019

Summer Research Fellowship Program conducted by JNCASR

Rs.20000

/-

JNCASR

5.

Umamaheswari.

R

Ph.D. Research Scholar

Sambuvaryar Endowment Scholarship by University of Madras – 2017

Rs. 10000

/-

UNOM

6.

Umamaheswari.

R

Ph.D. Research Scholar

Ranked 11 and received Full time Ph.D. Scholarship for three years by Tamilnadu Collegiate Education, Government of Tamilnadu.- 2017- 2019

Rs. 1,56,000/-

TNDCE

7.

Aswini. R

Ph.D. Research Scholar

Fellowship for two years by ECRIC, Ethiraj College for Women- 2019- 2021

Rs.

1,08,000/

ECRIC

 

8.

Umamaheswari.

R

Ph.D. Research Scholar

Fellowship for one and half years by ECRIC, Ethiraj College for Women- 2019-2021

Rs.88,00

0/-

ECRIC

9.

Dr. S. Sudha Parimala (Principal Investigator) and

Functionalization of graphene with heteroatom’s of O, S, N by green method for pollution management and industrial applications

– 2 years

Rs. Rs. 3,40,000/-

TNSCS T

Usha. R (Research fellow)

(2019-2021)

Research fellow Stipend Rs.

10000/-

per month

10.

Dr. S. Kothai (Principal Investigator) and Aswini. R (Research fellow)

Novel Carbon-based polymer Nanocomposites for fuel cells

2 years

Rs. 4,85,000/

TNSCS T

(2021-2023)

Research fellow Stipend Rs.

10000/-

per month

 

Community Activities of the student (2015-2021)

 

S.No.

Activity

No. of students involved

2015- 16

2016 – 17

2017 – 18

2018-19

2019-20

2020-21

1

NSS

10

7

1

10

10

5

2

NCC

3

Women Studies

26

11

2

2

4

Sports

6

3

2

2

5

CSS

10

14

6

YRC

1

15

12

5

7

ROTARACT

48

30

45

41

48

35

8

RRC

9

e-Club

10

1

23

10

SIFE

 

Achievements in Co-Curricular activities 2017-2018

  • B.Sivaranjani of I B.Sc Chemistry (2017-18) secured II prize in the poem writing competition on the Founders day.
  • The March past team of the Department of Chemistry was placed third and won the prestigious trophy in the Annual Sports meet of our College held on 23rdFebruary 2018.
  • The final year Undergraduate and Post graduate students were on an

industrial tour to Munnar and Idukki and visited Kannan Devan Tea factory.

  • Our department final year UG students participated in various intercollegiate competitions and bagged various prizes in chem Tunes
  • D. Ishwarya , B. Kanimozhi, J. Pavithra, P. Priya Dharshinie, R. Saraswathi won second prize at Loyola college and
  • B.Kanimozhi and M. Priyanka won second prize in Cook without Fire at D.G. Vaishnav College.
  • K. Kaviyaa, P.B. Malathi won first prize in Chem Connections
  • K. Kaviyaa, P.B. Malathi, G. Nivetha and S. Preethi won second prize in adzap
  • S.Venisha , R.Jayashree, B. Aadhirai won second prize in Rangoli
  • Abinaya.E of II B.Sc won second prize in Powerpoint Presentation in the Chemfest held at SCP Jain College.

 

2018-2019

 

  • S.Divya of III BSc Chemistry won a cash prize of Rs.5,000/- in the Intercollegiate essay writing competition conducted by Gurunanak College.
  • B.Sivaranjani of II B.Sc Chemistry received first prize in ‘Street Theatre’ at “Pragati 2019” organized by JBAS College
  • P.Madhumitha of II B.Sc Chemistry was awarded as “Community Service Director” by Rotaract Club of Ethiraj.

 

2019-2020

  • Dhivya. G of II BSc Chemistry won 1st prize in the Essay writing competition in Gurushiksha conducted by the Gurunanak College and received a cash prize of RS. 10000
  • Dhivya. G of II BSc Chemistry won second prize in the essay writing competition conducted in the Kaviyarasar Kannadhasan Vizha and received a cash prize of RS. 3000
    • Sundaravalli . N of II BSc Chemistry won 2nd prize of Rs. 6000 in Poetry writing competition in the event “Guru Shiksha 2019” by Guru Nanak College.
  • Yamini Krishna of III BSc Chemistry won the KKB Quiz conducted by Loyola College and also received a cash prize of RS. 400.
    • Shalini Palani of III BSc Chemistry won the International Space Science competition conducted by the GO4GURU.
  • D. Priya of II MSc Chemistry cleared the NPTEL course on Bioinorganic Chemistry with 96% ( gold – top 5%) conducted by IIT Kanpur
  • D. Priya of II MSc Chemistry Cleared the NPTEL course on Infrared Spectroscopy for pollution monitoring with 77% (silver) conducted by the IISC Bangalore.

2020-2021

 

  • In the intercollegiate events conducted at MCC, Ms. Livatha Mohan, Ms. Poojashri.G.P., Ms. Vishnupriya.M and Ms. Narmadha Devi.T of I B.Sc. Chemistry secured 3rd place in Chem-tunes.
  • Ms. Livatha Mohan and Ms. Poojashri.G.P, of I B.Sc. Chemistry got the 2nd place in the surprise event at MCC.
  • At DG Vaishnav college, Ms. Livatha Mohan and Ms. Poojashri.G.P. of 1st B.Sc. Chemistry secured the 2nd place in Potpourri event.
  • In the intercollegiate events conducted at SDNB Vaishnav College, Ms. Livatha Mohan and Ms. Poojashri .G.P., of I B.Sc. Chemistry bagged the 2nd place in Chem Quiz.
  • Ms. Livatha Mohan of I B.Sc. secured 1st place in Chem-collage and 2nd place in Chem-Jam at SDNB Vaishnav College, Chennai.
  • At Stella Maris College, Ms. Poojashri.G.P. of I B.Sc. Chemistry secured 3rd place in JAM event.
  • In the art event conducted by Rotaract club of Dhanalakshmi college of Engineering, Ms. Sneha. M of II B.Sc. Chemistry bagged the 2nd place. She also secured the 1st place in NSS singing competition and consolation prize in an art event.
  • Ms. Kayalvizhi.N and Ms. Hemalatha.C of II B.Sc. Chemistry secured 3rd prize in quiz at SDNB Vaishnav College.
  • In the quiz competition conducted by Anna Adharsh college for Women, Ms. Sundaravalli. N and Ms. Yogeshwari. M of III B.Sc. Chemistry secured 2nd place.
  • Ms. Sundaravalli. N of III B.Sc. Chemistry got an AIR 282 in the Joint

Admission Entrance Test conducted by Indian Institute of science, Bangalore.

  • The students of the department of Chemistry have also participated in Inter- departmental events in the college and won prizes.
  • In the Face Art competition conducted by N & D department, Ms. Livatha Mohan and Ms. Poojashri.G.P. of I B.Sc. Chemistry have secured 1st place.
  • In Elocution competition conducted in the view of Science day, Ms. Poojashri.G.P. of I B.Sc. Chemistry bagged the 3rd place.
  • Ms. Sinduja.M of III B.Sc. Chemistry secured II place in poster presentation competition at NUMERA 2021.

Apart from these, students have also enthusiastically enrolled in the certificate courses launched by National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning and have completed them with flying colours.

  • Ms. Tejasvini. S. R. of II B.Sc. Chemistry completed a course on “Basics in inorganic chemistry” with an overall score of 72% and also completed a NPTEL course on Co-ordination Chemistry.
  • Ms. Kiruthigaa. S, Ms. Pooja. G, Ms. Lavanya. B and Ms. Divya. M of III B.Sc. Chemistry have completed a course on “Medicinal Chemistry” with an astounding, 94%.
  • Ms. Hemamalini. S of III B.Sc. Chemistry completed a course on “Excel skills for Business” sponsored by our college on courser from Macquarie University, Australia.
  • Ms. Sinduja. M of III B.Sc. Chemistry completed five courses sponsored by the college on courser on Artificial Intelligence, Public speaking and Cybersecurity.
  • Mrs. Umamaheswari. R, Ph.D. Research Scholar, received “Best Research Scholar Award” by DK International Research Foundation and “Universal Best Research Scholar Award” by International American Council for Research and Development.
  • Ms. Aswini. R, Ph.D. Research Scholar, completed a distance learning education course on Intellectual property with an overall score of 82%.

FACULTY PROFILE

Dr.Mrs.S.Kothai [Principal & Secretary]

Qualification: M.Sc.,M.Phil.,Ph.D

Designation: Associate Professor & Head, Principal

Years Of Experience: UG: 31 PG: 31

Area Of Specialization: Physical Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry, Nano Chemistry

Email ID: [email protected]

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Mrs. M. Vijaya

Qualification: M.Sc., M.Phil

Designation :Associate Professor

Years Of Experience UG: 25 Years PG: 20 Years

Area Of Specialization : Inorganic Chemistry

Email ID: [email protected]

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Dr. L. Leelavathy

Qualification: M.Sc., M.Phil ., Ph.D

Designation: Associate Professor

Years Of Experience: UG: 31 Years PG: 24 Years

Area Of Specialization: Inorganic Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Chemistry,Analytical Chemistry

Email ID: [email protected]

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Dr.S. Sudha Parimala

Qualification: M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D SLET

Designation :Associate Professor

Years of Experience: UG: 21 Years PG: 21 Years

Previous Experience: UG:1.5 Years PG: 1.5 Years

Area Of Specialization : Physical Chemistry, Nano Chemistry

Email ID: [email protected]

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Dr.P.Thilagavathi

Qualification: M.Sc., M. Phil., B.Ed., Ph.D

Designation: Assistant Professor

Years of Experience: UG: 14+2.5 (FIP) PG: 3

Area of Specialization: Organic Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry

Email: [email protected]

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Dr.G.Gohulavani

Qualification: M.Sc.,M.Phil., Ph.D

Designation: Assistant Professor

Years of Experience: UG: 5 Years PG: 3 Years

Previous Experience: UG:16 Years PG: 3 Years

Area of Specialization: Physical Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry

Email-ID: [email protected]

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Dr. G. Nalini

Qualification: M.Sc.,M.Phil.,Ph.D.,M.Ed.,

Designation: Assistant Professor

Years of Experience: UG:02 months PG: Nil

Previous Experience: UG:7.5 PG:7.5

Area of Specialization: Organic Chemistry, Physical chemistry

Email-ID: [email protected]

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Dr. R. Manonmani

Qualification: M.Sc., M. Phil., B.Ed., Ph.D

Designation: Assistant Professor

Years of Experience: UG: 02 months PG: 0

Previous Experience: UG: 11.5 PG: 0

Area of Specialization: Organic Chemistry, Electrochemistry

Email: [email protected]

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Dr. S. Bharathi

Qualification: M.Sc., M. Phil., Ph.D., SET.

Designation: Assistant Professor

Years of Experience: UG: 02 months PG: 02 months

Previous Experience: UG: 16.9 PG: 3 Years

Area of Specialization: Polymer chemistry

Email: [email protected]

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Dr. P. Gayathri

Qualification: M.Sc., Ph.D

Designation: Assistant Professor

Years of Experience: UG: 02 months PG: 02 months

Previous Experience: UG: 06 months PG:0, PDF: 4.8

Area of Specialization: Physical chemistry, Electrochemistry

Email: [email protected]

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Dr. T.S.Perundevi

Qualification: M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D

Designation: Assistant Professor

Years of Experience: UG: 02 months PG: 02 months

Previous Experience: UG:4.4 PG:4.4

Area of Specialization: Polymer chemistry, Phytochemistry

Email: [email protected]

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Dr. S. Susithra

Qualification: M.Sc., Ph.D.

Designation: Assistant Professor

Years of Experience: UG: 02 months PG: 02 months

Previous Experience: UG: 8.10 PG: 0 PDF: 01

Area of Specialization: Fluorescence spectroscopy, Biophysical chemistry

Email: [email protected]

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Mrs. Umamaheswari. R

Qualification: M.Sc., SET., (Ph.D.,)

Designation: Assistant Professor (Trust hand)

Years of Experience: UG: 1 year 1 month PG: 4 months

Previous Experience: UG: 1 year 3 months PG: Nil

Area of Specialization: Physical Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry

Email-ID: [email protected]

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RESEARCH ACTIVITIES

Number of papers presented by the Faculty at the National level / International level

 

National level -15

International level-12

 

Year

Name

Topic

Seminar/Con ference

Institution

Internation al/National

2014

Dr.S. Kothai

3 papers

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Conference

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International

1 paper

Seminar

Ethiraj College for Women(autonomous)

National

2015

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Dr.S. Kothai

1 paper

Conference

C.T.T.E college for Women

National

1 paper

Conference

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Anna Adharsh college for Women

International

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1 paper

Conference

Sri Venkateshwara University

National

2 paper

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Seminar

MR Govt. Arts College

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National

1 paper

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Conference

Presidency College

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International

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1 paper

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Conference

Vels university

National

Dr.S. Sudha Parimala

1 paper

Conference

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Sathyabama University, Chennai

International

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2016

S.Kothai

1 paper

Seminar

Meenakshi College for women(autonomous), Chennai

National

2017

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Dr. S. Kothai

4 papers

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Conference

Pachaiappa’s College, Chennai

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National

2 papers

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Conference

Pachaiappa’s College, Chennai

International

1

Conference

Ethiraj College for women(autonomous), Chennai

National

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1

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Seminar

Madras University

International

Dr. L. Leelavathy

2 papers

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Conference

Madras University

National

2018

Dr.S. Sudha Parimala

2 papers

Symposium & Conference

International

Dr.S.kothai

1 paper

Conference

Anna Adharsh college for Women

International

1 paper

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Symposium

Ethiraj College for Women(autonomous)

National

No.of students Completed M.Phil and Ph.D., (2014-2019):

 

No.of students Completed M.Phil and Ph.D. , (2014-2019):

M.Phil-4
Ph.D-6

Major or Minor or Government funded

Name of the person: Dr.S.Kothai
Title of the Project: Synthesis & characterization of certain chalcone based
photocrosslinkablecopolyesters.

Duration: August 2016- March 2017

Amount: 10,000

Funding agency: Tamilnadu State Council for Science and Technology(TNSCST)
Ongoing or completed: completed.

Name of the person: Dr.S.Sudha parimala
Title of the Project: “Functionalization of graphene with hetero atoms of O,S,N by green method for pollution management and industrial applications

Duration: 2 years

Amount: 3,40,000/-

Funding agency: TNSCST-S&T (TamilNadu State council for science and technology)

Ongoing or completed:Ongoing (current academic year)

STUDENT ACTIVITIES

UG Students ,PG students, Ph.D Scholars,M.Phil Scholars

PAPER PRESENTATION

 

Sl.No

Name

Title

International /national

Conference/Seminar

Institution

1.

M.Vaishnavi

Emerging Trends in nanoscience Research

National

2.

Mrs. Perundevi and Mrs. Lakshmi Devi

Advanced Polymers-A gateway to research and insustries

Meenakshi college for Women

3.

S. Prashanna Suvaitha

Green synthesis and Phyotocatalytic degradative property ofdoped and undoped nanoscale zinc stannate ceramic

National

Meenakshi college for Women

4.

Mrs. R. Umamaheswari

Green Chemistry for a Greener planet

International

Anna Adharsh college for women

5

Ms. A. Saranya and Ms. M.Ramya

II M.Sc Chemistry

Study on Effective reduction of Graphene oxide- a green approach

National

Royal Society of Chemistry, CSIR- CLRI and IIT Madras, Chennai

6

Ms. A. Saranya and Ms. M.Ramya

II M.Sc Chemistry

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International

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Department of Chemistry, Anna Adarsh College for Women.

7

S. Kothai and Umamaheswari. R

Design, development and characterisation of copper nanoparticles loaded microsponges

National Seminar

Anna adarsh college for women

8

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Aswini.R and S. Kothai

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Conductance Behaviour of Novel polymer Nanocomposites

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VIT Vellore.

9

Aswini.R and S. Kothai

Conducting behavior of Iron and Iron oxide Nanoparticle a comparison

International Conference

Stella Maris College in collaboration with DST Thermatic Unit of Excellence, IIT Madras.

10

S. Kothai and Aswini.R

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Electrical conductivity of Bischalcone based random copolyesters: Synthesis and Characterisation

National Conference

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Madras Christian College.

11

S. Kothai and Umamaheswari.R

In-vitro Cytotoxicity and wound healing potential of green synthesised Copper Nanoparticles Loaded Microsponges

International Conference

Stella Maris College in collaboration with DST Thermatic Unit of Excellence, IIT Madras.

12

S. Kothai and Aswini.R

Electrical conductivity of Bischalcone based random copolyesters: Synthesis and Characterisation

National

Madras Christian College.

13

S. Kothai and Umamaheswari.R

In-vitro Cytotoxicity and wound healing potential of green synthesised Copper Nanoparticles Loaded Microsponges

International Conference

Stella Maris College in collaboration with DST Thermatic Unit of Excellence, IIT Madras.

14

S. Kothai and Umamaheswari.R

In-vitro Cytotoxicity and Wound Healing Potential of Honey Loaded Microsponges

National Conference

Madras Christian College.

Best Paper Award

Mrs. R. Umamaheswari received the Best Paper award for her Oral presentation in the International Conference on Green Chemistry for a Greener planet.

  • The department is offering Chemistry as both major and Allied subjects at UG level since 1957 and grew into a post graduate department in 1989.

  • The department was upgraded to a research department in 2005 offering M.Phil programme and is now a fully-fledged research department offering Ph.D programme in Chemistry from 2012.

  • The UG and PG curricula offered by the department lays emphasis on key areas like Spectroscopy, Analytical Chemistry, Nano Chemistry, Electrochemistry, Thermodynamics, Kinetics, Photochemistry, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Solid state Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry, Computational Chemistry, Bioorganic and Bio-Inorganic Chemistry.

  • The department has excellent infrastructure with well-equipped laboratories which meet the demands of modern technology.

  • The department has dedicated faculty members who have the expertise in teaching the various branches of Chemistry and carry out novel research activities matching with the current trend. The research activity includes the undertaking of Govt. funded research projects with a lot of publications in Scopus indexed journals and presentations in national and international conferences.

  • The department organizes symposiums/workshops/conferences/Webinars in the state and National level annually for the benefit of staff and students.

  • The students of the department exhibit their excellence in academics by clearing national eligibility tests, etc and also extra-curricular activities.

  • The department of Chemistry signed a MoU with an NGO GO4GURU which is an educational services based organization in the year 2020 facilitating student exchange program with foreign countries.

  • The department has also been beneficial in establishing instrumentation centre through the FIST-DST, GOI

  • Department Email ID:  [email protected]

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