Dr. C T PUTTASWAMY

Professor and Head - Department of Chemical Engineering


About Department

The department started in 1995 by the great visionary Late B S Narayan with an intake of 30. Subsequently in 2002 the intake is increased to 60. Currently the department runs two programs undergraduate in Chemical Engineering and post-graduation in Biochemical Engineering with an intake of 60 and 24 respectively. The latter is started in 2013-14 academic year.
The undergraduate course in Chemical Engineering Department with total number of teaching faculty 15 was NBA accredited for the duration of 5 years in the year 2004 and then later in 2014 for a period of 5 years accreditation from NBA, India in Tier-1 format under Washington Accord. The department has applied for an extension for 1 year with compliance. The autonomous undergraduate course takes it cognizance from the program specific criteria established in all reputed institute offering course in Chemical Engineering. The well balanced curriculum, including the titles like Basic Sciences (BS), Engineering Sciences (ES), Professional Core (PC), Professional Electives (PE), Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) and Project Work (PW).
The Research Centre for Ph.D. and MSc. (Engg.) by research was established during the year 2004.

Department Profile

Currently the department runs two programs undergraduate in Chemical Engineering and post-graduation in Biochemical Engineering with an intake of 60 and 18 respectively. The Undergraduate program was started in the year 1995 with an intake of 30. Subsequently in the year 2002 the intake was increased to 60. The Postgraduate program, M.Tech in Biochemical Engineering was started in 2013-14 academic year with an intake of 24 initially and latter to 18 intake.

The department is one of the recognized Research Centre for Ph.D. and MSc. (Engg.) by research under V.T.U from the year 2004. Presently we have 6 Ph.D Holders in the department.

Vision

Be a globally recognized Chemical Engineering Department by imparting quality education.

Mission

• High-quality education and experience to the budding Chemical Engineers
• Chemical Engineering graduates to assume positions in process and other allied industries
• Foster and encourage the pursuit of excellence in chemical science and engineering
• Inculcate global research potential