About the Department

About The Department

The Department of Chemical Engineering was established in 1963 with an Undergraduate programme in Chemical Engineering. The department grew over the years and set very high standards in teaching and cutting-edge research. Over the years, the department has supported the local chemical and sugar industries. The department currently has over 24 faculty members and over 500 students. The department pursue research work in the broad areas of chemical engineering such as liquid & solid waste management, green catalysis, sustainable energy, energy storage, process design and intensification, process modelling & simulation, drug delivery, transport & separation processes, process safety, CO2 capture & utilization, and biochemical and bioprocess engineering. The department runs a centre of excellence sponsored by the Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers.