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Chemistry is one of the vital branches of science without which life does not exists. Engineering is the application of basic sciences and it may be noted that all engineering branches originated from basic sciences. "Science without technology is useless and technology without science is blind".
Department of Chemistry has been established during the year 1962 and staff pattern of Department of Chemistry have one Professor, one Associate Professor, three Assistant Professors are working in the Department. Among them Professor and Head, one Associate Professor and one Assistant Professor having Ph.D. degree and others are having M.Sc. degree. Non teaching faculties of the Department have one Instructor, one Asst. instructor, one Mechanic and three helpers. Department of Chemistry have well equipped laboratory with area of about 4500 sq. ft. In this laboratory 30-35 students are accommodated per batch. The laboratory consists of one preparation room, one store room, one instrument room and four staff rooms. Department of Chemistry has been conducted 15 days AICTE short term course for Engineering college staff members on Energy systems during the year 1999. Department of Chemistry has been upgraded as per autonomous syllabus under VTU and research lab by the help of AICTE grant of Rs. 7.0 lakhs. It has been recognized as research center by University of Mysore, Mysore. The staff members are guiding the students of B.E and M.Tech, for project and PhD research works. Staff members have been published 33 research papers at National and International Journals and also presented 51 research papers at National and International Conferences/Symposia. Presently six research candidates are doing research work on various chemistry topics in the Department under the guidance of Dr.H.Ramachandra Professor and Dr. Satish Kumar M Associate Professor. Also the Department has provided necessary computers with internet facilities.

HEAD OF THE DEPARTMENT DESK

Dr. H. Ramachandra
M.Sc., Ph.D
Professor & HOD
Dept. of Chemistry
PESCE, Mandya.

Department of Chemistry is flourished with highly qualified and experienced faculties with international exposure. We educate and motivate technical students with necessary skills in different areas of chemical sciences especially focusing on engineering chemistry. We are teaching chemistry for the students to enrich knowledge of applied basic sciences in engineering applications. The Department of chemistry also continues research work to award PhD degree in chemistry under University of Mysore. Presently six PhD research students are doing research work under the faculties. Department has research Collaboration with University of Mysore and CPRI Bangalore. The department has well equipped laboratory for teaching engineering chemistry experiments for all branches of engineering students.