Chemistry Department

The Department Chemistry, since its establishment in 1986, has been playing a profound role in providing a strong basic foundation for first year BE level students. The Department offers Engineering Chemistry and Engineering Chemistry Laboratory courses at first and second semester level to approximately 900 students of all branches as a foundation course. The Department practices Outcome Based Education since 2014. The Department has been recognized as a Research Centre by VTU in the year 2011 and presently a total of 7 research scholars are pursuing their Ph.D. programmes in this Research Centre. The Department has been awarded external and internal research funds and has 40 research papers published in national and international journals to its credit. The Department has well qualified and experienced staffs who involve themselves actively to achieve the vision and mission of the Department
Partnering with core disciplines of engineering to develop competent engineers with inquisitiveness towards science research and its applications.
The department is committed to nurture students to achieve their academic potential, independent thoughts, high ethical standards and to establish inter-disciplinary research programmes.
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Dr. RAMESH BHAT

Associate Professor/Head

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Dr. JANARDHAN NAYAK

Professor

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Dr. SHIVAPRASAD Shetty M

Assistant Professor

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Dr. AARTI S BHAT

Assistant Professor Gd.III


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Dr. SUBRAMANYA I BHAT

Assistant Professor Gd.III

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Ms. NEETA NIRUPAMA

Assistant Professor


The Department has two spacious Laboratories for first year students covering an area of 1500 square feet each. In addition, the Department has a well-equipped state of the art Research Laboratory having all the basic required amenities. The Research Centre is also catalysed and supported by Vision Group on Science and Technology, Department of Science and Technology, Government of Karnataka.

Major Equipments available in our research laboratories are

  • Synthetic Microwave Oven
  • Centrifuge
  • Magnetic Stirrer
  • Hot Air Ovens
  • Distillation Unit
  • Digital Weighing Balances


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    Nano particles preparation using Synthetic Microwave Oven

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The Department is highly active in academic as well as research fields thorughout the year. Other than carrying out the regular teaching and academic responsibilities, the Department undertakes the following activities every year.

  • Conducting a workshop on Engineering Chemistry theme for the benefit of the students, staff and research scholars.
  • Arranging technical talk/ extension letcures on subject relevant matters by inviting faculties from reputed institutions.
  • Conducting Doctoral Committee presentations for the research scholars enrolled under the Institution.

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Inauguration of AMRDA, 26th & 27th July, 2013

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Inauguration of MTCRA, 10th & 11th July, 2014

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Inauguration of ACREA, 20th July, 2017

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Extension talk by Prof. N. Munichandriah,IISc. on 31st January 2017

Sl.No.NameGranting AgencyTitle of the ProjectAmount (Lakhs)YearStatus
1.Dr. Ramesh BhatSeed Money, NMAMITDevelopment of Corrosion Resistant and Antimicrobial Touch Surfaces Through layer by layer nano structured Zn-Ni-TiO2 composite coatings 13.82017Sanctioned
2.Dr. Ramesh BhatSeed Money, NMAMITProduction of nanostructured Zn-Ni alloy coatings for industrial applications. 0.72016Completed
3-21.Dr. Aarti S BhatVGST, Govt. of Karnataka NiO nanophosphors: Microwave synthesis microstructure and photoluminescence 42015Completed