Course Name: Chemical Engineering
Level: Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.)
Year of Approval: 1995
Accreditation Status: Under Graduate Course: Accredited by NBA under Tier-1 format of Washington Accord for 7 years w.e.f. 01/07/2014
Doctoral Courses: VTU approved Research Centre
Foreign Collaborations : GAIN Program conducted in collaboration with Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), Dillard University, USA
Professional Society Memberships : AIChE, IIChE, ISTE, IIE
Professional Activities : AIChE, IIChE
Consultancy Activities : Faculty members are actively taking up consultancy projects for industries
Grants Fetched : 1. MODROBS grant for modernization of instrumental analysis laboratory: 14.5 Lakhs
2. TAPTEC grant for desulphurization of diesel: 17 Lakhs
3. RPS grant for glycerol recovery from biodiesel plant: 6.5 Lakhs
4. VGST grant for forward Osmosis Membrane Process for concentration of liquid foods : 5.0 Lakhs
5. Study of effectiveness of surfactants in removal of organic compounds from contaminated sand: 1.0 Lakh
6. Macro fluidic flow focusing device for mass production of mono-dispersed fruit / vegetable clavier: 1.0 Lakh
7. Novel thermal membrane processing for downstream processing of biomolecules: 1.0 Lakh
8. Process development for the production of bio-fertilizer- using Fungi: 1.0 Lakh
9. Synthesis of hyperbranched polymers as entertainers for extractive distillation: 1.0 Lakh
10. TEQIP-II grant for experimental Investigation of Burning behaviour of biomass blends in Oxy-fuel environment: 6.0 Lakhs
11. TEQIP-II grant for Up-gradation of PG -Biochemical Engg: 10.0 Lakhs
12. MHRD- GIAN grant for Study of various effects of heavy metals present in bore well water on the human system: 8.16 Lakhs
13. VGST Grant: Development of Efficient Electrode and Design of continuous Microbial Fuel Cells to generate electricity from wastewater: 5.00 Lakhs
14. CMTI-BMSCE legal agreement with the existing MOU: Synthesis and Biodegradation of Polydimethylsiloxane for application as media in AFFM: 8.9 Lakhs
Departmental Achievements : Department has signed MOUs with different industries.

1. Yokogawa: Industry-institute interaction: 18-07-2014 to 17-07-2015 and 29-07-2015 to 28-07-2016
2. Value-added course conducted by Yokogawa India Limited
3. Off-campus placements by Yokogawa India Limited
4. Campus relation with Hikal ltd., which include collaboration during Phaseshift and campus to the corporate program: Recruitment of graduate trainee and summer intern.
5. Collaboration with Intellectual Ventures for student projects for specific research work: 01-08-2013 to 31-07-2014
6. Intellectual Ventures hired students to conduct testing of Protocol for their IPR filing. Students were paid a good scholarship
7. MOU with Udjan Energy Pvt Ltd, Bengaluru for Next-generation Technology evolution by owning end-to-end Engineering responsibility for Hydrogen Technology: 21-04-2018
8. MOU with CMTI, Bengaluru, for carrying out research works to develop Polydimethylsiloxane (“Silly Putty”) for Abrasive Flow Finishing Process and Synthesis of Biocompatible Photopolymer for Biomedical Applications and to synthesize and characterize poly(propylene fumarate): 10-12-2018 to 09-12-2019

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)

PEO 1Graduates secure profession in chemical & allied engineering.
PEO 2Graduates pursue higher education & research in world-class organization
PEO 3Graduates work in diversified fields towards sustainable society

Programme Specific Objectives (PSOs)

PSO1Graduates will apply the knowledge of natural sciences and chemical engineering for feasible synthesis, separation, and purification of products.
PSO2Graduates will ensure intrinsic process safety and sustainability by automating and controlling processes.
PSO3Graduates will design and optimize process equipment for engineering applications.

Programme Outcomes (POs)

PO1Engineering knowledge: Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems
PO2Problem analysis: Identify, formulate, review research literature, and analyze complex Engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering sciences.
PO3Design/development of solutions: Design solutions for complex engineering problems and design system components or processes that meet the specified needs with appropriate consideration for the public health and safety, and the cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.
PO4Conduct investigations of complex problems: Use research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions.
PO5Modern tool usage: Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern Engineering and IT tools including prediction and modeling to complex engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations.
PO6The engineer and society: Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional engineering practice.
PO7Environment and sustainability: Understand the impact of the professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.
PO8Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.
PO9Individual and team work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.
PO10Communication: Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.
PO11Project management and finance: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the Engineering and management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in multidisciplinary environments.
PO12Life-long learning: Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change.