Departmental Activities

Conference/ Workshops Organized

S.NO NAME OF THE
CONFERENCE/WORKSHOP/SEMINAR
DATE CHIEF GUEST
1 One day workshop on
current scenario in Chemical
Engineering & Biotechnology
2nd Aug, 2013 Prof.C.D. Gopalratinam
Visiting Prof/Chemical
Anna University, Chennai.
2 AICTE sponsored National Seminar on
“Current Scenario Renewable Energy Resources in India”
19th Oct, 2013 Dr. Anil K. Sarma
Scientist D, Sadar Swaran Singh –
National Institute of Renewable Energy
Govt. of India, Kapurthala.
3 Guest Lecturer on
“Current Scenario of Renewable Energy Resourses”
28th Jan, 2014 Prof. C. D. Gopalratinam
Visiting Prof/Chemical
Anna University, Chennai.
4 Inauguration IIChE Student Chapter 26th July 2014 Thiru. G. Krishnan,
Chairman, Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers
Chennai Regional Centre, Chennai
5 Guest Lecturer on
“Better Design Prevent Pollution” An Analysis”
26th July 2014 Dr. K. Muthukumar
Associate Professor
Dept. of Chemical Engineering
A.C.Tech
Anna University, Chennai

Achievement

  • Students are active members of Indian Institute of chemical Engineers (IIChE), Kolkata, India.
  • Various Co Curricular Activities such as Workshop, Symposium, Guest lecturers etc., are conducted every year through Chemical Engineer Association.
  • Alumni Association of chemical engineering department is working actively.
  • Our students are going for higher studies through GATE, IELTS, TOEFL, GRE etc.
  • Our Staff members published various papers in areas of Bio-diesel, water treatment, Nano-Technology, separation process etc., in refereed international & National Journals.
  • Our students presented papers in various forums include IIT’s, NIT’s & reputed Institutions.
  • Every semester arranging industrial visit and in plant training to various chemical industries.

ACADEMIC YEAR 2014-15

Programme Organized

  • INDIAN INSTITUTE OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERS STUDENT CHAPTER was inaugurated on 26th July 2014, by, Thiru. G. Krishnan, Chairman, Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, Chennai Regional Centre, Chennai and delivered the inaugural address on “Role of Student Chapter in the growth of IIChE” & released a book – “INNOVATION – your competitive advantage”
  • IIChE student Chapter organized a guest lecture on 26th July 2014, by, Dr. K. Muthukumar, Associate Professor, Dept. of Chemical Engineering, A.C.Tech, Anna University, Chennai and delivered lecture on “Better Design Prevent Pollution – An Analysis”

Faculty Publications

  • Dr. Dhanasekaran, Prof & Head, Department of Chemical Engineering has published a paper on “Characterization study of biodiesel from used frying oil” in the Journal J. Indian Chem. Soc., Vol. 91, October 2014, pp. 1-6

Students Activities

  • P. Pethuraj & G.A. Rajasekaran has presented a paper in National Level Chemical Engineering Student Meet CHECH -2014 on “Role of Chemicals in day-to-day life” at RVR & JC college of Engineering, Guntur during Aug13-14, 2014
  • R. Vignesh & A. Sameer Ali has presented a paper in National Level Chemical Engineering Student Meet CHECH -2014 on “Ethanol Production from Cellulose” at RVR & JC college of Engineering, Guntur during Aug13-14, 2014
  • E. Vinoth has participated in National Level Workshop on Industrial Automation at M. Kumarasamy College of Engineering during Aug 1&2, 2014
  • V. MadhanKumar, Amirta Anand, K.V. Vineeth & P. Vigil has participated in Workshop on Placement guidance – IEEE Chapter at Jeppiaar Institute of Technology during July 30- Aug 1, 2014
  • M.V. Jijesh, G.A. Rajasekaran, E. Vinayagam & J. Chezhiyan has participated in Workshop on Placement guidance – IEEE Chapter at Jeppiaar Institute of Technology during July 30- Aug 1, 2014
  • E. Vinoth & M. Rajkumar has participated in Workshop on Metal Fluorescence at IIT Madras during Aug 1&2, 2014
  • G.A. Rajasekaran has Won I Prize (paper presentation) in National Level Technical Symposium CHEICZNA’14-on “Flow Reactor Studies of Sorragate Bio-Diesel ” at SSN Engineering College, Chennai during Sep 10, 2014
  • G.A. Rajasekaran has participated in National Level Technical Symposium CHEICZNA’14-on COMSOL at SSN Engineering College, Chennai during Sep 10, 2014
  • E. Vinoth & M. Rajkumar has presented in National Level Technical Symposium EXTRACT 2K14 at Sriram Engineering College, Perumalpattu during Sep 19,2014

Industrial Visit

  • Department of Chemical Engineering, AMACE went an Industrial Visit to Kwality Milks Product Pvt. Ltd., Kanchipuram on 06th Sep, 2014 (Saturday).

ACADEMIC YEAR 2013-14

Faculty Publications

  • Dhanasekaran, K. and Dharmendirakumar, M “Biodiesel Characterization Study of Used Frying Oil”, accepted to publish in Oct.2014 issue in Journal of the Indian Chemical Society”
  • Dhanasekaran, K. and Dharmendirakumar, M “Biodiesel Characterization and Optimization Study of Used Frying Palm Oil”, International Journal of Current Research and Academic Review, Vol. 2, No.01, pp.105-120, 2014.

Programme Organized

S.NO DATE EVENT TITLE OF THE PROGRAMME NAME OF THE GUEST
1 28thJan, 2014 Guest Lecture “Current Scenario in Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology” Prof. C.D. Gopalratnam,
Visiting Professor,
Dept. of Chemical Engineering,
A.C.Tech
2 19th Oct, 2013 AICTE Sponsored National Seminar “Current Scenario of Renewable Energy Resources” Dr. Anil. K. Sarma,
Scientist – NIRE,
Govt. of India,
Punjab

Students Activities

  • N. Sounhararajan has participated in National workshop on Nana Material Synthesis and Characterization at K S. Rangasamy College of technology, Thiruchengode during Feb 25-26, 2014
  • R. Harish has participated in National workshop on Nana Material Synthesis and Characterization at K S. Rangasamy College of technology, Thiruchengode during Feb 25-26, 2014
  • N. Harikrishnan has participated in National Seminar on Energy Engineering Interface at. SRM University, Chennai during Sep 26&27, 2013
  • K. Srinivasan has presented a paper in A National level Technical on “Recent trends of renewable energy” at Adhiparasakthi Engineering College, Melmaruvadur during July 04, 2013
  • K. Shanmugavel has presented a paper in A National level Technical Symposium, CHEMZEST -13 on “Adsorption Studies –for Effluent Treatment” at Adhiparasakthi Engineering College, Melmaruvadur during July 04, 2013
  • G. Poomuthu went on In-plant Training at Tamilnadu Newsprint and Paper Ltd. during Dec12-13, 2013
  • E. Vinoth went on In-plant Training at Tamilnadu Newsprint and Paper Ltd. during Dec12-13, 2013
  • N. Harikrishnan went on In-plant Tagros Chemical India Ltd. Caddalore during May30-June06, 2013

ACADEMIC YEAR 2012-13

Faculty Publications

  • Dhanasekaran, K; A. Dharmendirakumar, M and Babu ponnusami “Production of Biodiesel from waste cooking oil by using heterogeneous catalyst” presented a paper in International conference on “Green Technology in Engineering & Applied Sciences”, at 29-30th Mar-2013, Adhiparasakthi Engineering College, Melmaruvathur.
  • Jancirani,V and Rani,V “Production of Biofertilizer from Pharma waste” National Conference on Frontiers in Biotechnology, Feb 6 & 7, 2013,SRM University.
  • Prakash Maran, J; Sivakumar, V; Sridhar, R; Prince Immanuel, V “Development of model for mechanical properties of tapioca starch based edible films” Journal of Industrial Crops and Products Volume 42, March 2013, Pages 159–168, DOI: 10.1016/j.indcrop.2012.05.011

Programme Organized

S.NO DATE EVENT TITLE OF THE PROGRAMME NAME OF THE GUEST
1 2nd Mar, 2013 Workshop “Currents trends in Chemical Engineering” Prof. C.D. Gopalratnam,
Visiting Professor,
Dept. of Chemical Engineering,
A.C.Tech.
2 Jan, 2013 Exhibition Science & Technology Exhibition Principal
AMACE
3 16th Oct, 2012 Guest Lecture “Opportunities of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology” Dr. K. Muthukumar,
Asso. Professor,
Dept. of Chemical Engineering,
A.C.Tech.
4 22th Aug, 2012 Guest Lecture Students Alumni Association Activities Mr. M. Nachiappan,
HR- Manager,
Kwality Food Pvt. Ltd.
Kancheepuram
5 10th July, 2012 Guest Lecture Student IIChE Chapter Activities Inaugurated Thiru G. Krishnan,
Chairman – IIChE,
Chennai Regional Centre

Presented Details

S.NO NAME
OF THE
EVENT
TITLE NAME
OF THE
STUDENT
PARTICIPATION/
PRESENTED
& DATE
VENUE
1 National level Technical Symposium – Chemfluence’13 Nano technology J. Mohamed Azarudeen & Prabakaran Won I Prize Feb 27 – Mar1, 2013 AC Tech, Anna University.
2 National level Technical Symposium – Chemfluence’13 Biofuels K. Srinivasan & A. Shanmugavel Presented Feb 27 – Mar1, 2013 AC Tech, Anna University.
3 National level Technical Eventz – PETROCKZZ..’ 2013 Production of bio-fertilizer from Pharma waste M. Vijaya kumar Won 1st prize Feb 19, 2013 Sri Ramanathan Engineering College
4 National level Technical Symposium – chemzest’13 Treatment of waste by usingBio-remediatio technique K. Srinivasan & A. Shanmugavel Presented Jan 21, 2013 Adhiparasakthi Engineering College
5 National level Technical Symposium – Acent’12 Poster Presentation R.Karunakarn & K. Vivek Presented Sep 7, 2012 Arunai Engineering College
6 National level Technical Symposium – Acent’12 Poster Presentation M. Vijaykumar & P. Anand Presented Sep 7, 2012 Arunai Engineering College
7 National level Technical Symposium – Acent’12 Paper Presentation K. Srinivasan & S. Masanam Presented Sep 7, 2012 Arunai Engineering College
8 National level Technical Symposium – CHEMIZNA’ 2k12 Poster Presentation A. Shanmugavel Presented Aug 27, 2012 Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering
9 National level Technical Symposium – CHEMIZNA’ 2k12 Paper Presentation M. Srikanth Presented Aug 27, 2012 Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering
10 National level Technical Symposium – CHEMIZNA’ 2k12 Poster Presentation S. Masanam Presented Aug 27, 2012 Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering

Participated Details

S.NO NAME
OF THE
EVENT
TITLE NAME
OF THE
STUDENT
PARTICIPATION/
PRESENTED
& DATE
VENUE
1 National level Technical Symposium – Chemfluence’ 13 ASPEN – Workshop M. Vinoth Kumar Participated Feb 21 – Mar1, 2013 AC Tech, Anna University.
2 National level Technical Symposium – Chemfluence’ 13 ASPEN – Workshop K. Srinivasan Participated Feb 21 – Mar1, 2013 AC Tech, Anna University.
3 National level Technical Symposium – Chemfluence’ 13 Matlab – Workshop K. Srinivasan Participated Feb 21 – Mar1, 2013 AC Tech, Anna University.
4 National level Technical Symposium – Chemfluence’ 13 Matlab – Workshop N. Hari krishanan Participated Feb 21 – Mar1, 2013 AC Tech, Anna University.
5 Workshop Application of Vermi composting practice for sustainable agri-development A. Shanmugavel Participated Feb 21 & 22, 2013 Karpaga Vinyaga College of Engg. & Technology
6 Workshop Application of Vermi composting practice for sustainable agri-development N. Hari krishanan Participated Feb 21 & 22, 2013 Karpaga Vinyaga College of Engg. & Technology
7 National Seminar Emerging trends in microbial biotechnology S. Sivapriya & T. Jayagowreeswari Participated Feb 20 & 21, 2013 Kanchi Shri Krishna college of Arts & Science
8 National level Technical Symposium – CHEMIZNA’ 2k12 Matlab Workshop M. Vijaykumar Participated Aug 27, 2012 Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering
9 Workshop Scope and Avenues of petrochemical engineers in developing countries R. Sivakumar Participated Aug 13&14, 2012 JCT College of Engg. & Technology