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, four Assistant Professors are working in the Department. Among them Professor, 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 has been upgraded as per autonomous syllabus under VTU. The department have been recognized as research centre by University of Mysore and VTU Belagavi. The staff members are guiding the students of B.E and M.Tech, for project and Ph.D research works. Staff members have been published 63 research papers at National and International Journals and also presented 58 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 the staff members. The Department has provided necessary computers with internet facilities.
|Dr. H. Ramachandra
Professor & HOD
Dept. of Chemistry