அறிவால் விளையும் உலகு
Wisdom Makth the World

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT

The Department of Chemistry is established in 2004 with a view of imparting knowledge in all fields of Chemistry among the students and offering three specializations namely Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry and Physical Chemistry at post graduate level. Our faculties have chosen to work on the most modern, current and thrust areas of chemical sciences. The motto of the Department of Chemistry is Education, Employment, Productivity and Prosperity.

OBJECTIVES

  • Provide specialized higher education in Chemistry.
  • Develop human resources in prime areas in Chemistry.
  • Create industrial awareness and to offer industrial experience.

VISION

The Vision of the department is to focus on research in the branches of the chemistry on important problems of our country and world.

MISSION

The Mission of our department is to provide learning experience based on the best educational practices for all students served by the department and produce graduates with good knowledge for careers in academic intuitions, industries and government organizations.

PROGRAMMES OFFERED

  • M.Sc.,
  • M.Phil.,
  • Ph.D.,

FACULTY

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  • Dr. P. Viswanathamurthi (Professor)
  • Area of Specialisation : Coordination chemistry of transition metal complexes
  • Email : viswanathamurthi72@gmail.com
  • Mobile : +91 94437 75719
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  • Dr. D. Gopi(Professor)
  • Area of Specialisation : Nanobiomaterials, Analytical Chemistry
  • Email : dhanaraj_gopi@yahoo.com
  • Mobile : +91 98655 38787
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ACTIVITIES

  • Our expertise, experience and services are extended to all educational instituions through invited lectures, members of doctoral committee, selection committees, BOS, academic council etc.
  • Rendering free guidance and counselling to all the students of affiliated colleges
  • Rendering free advice on curriculam development, teaching methodologies, study materials, establishment of labs, purchase of instruments, project guidance conducting seminars to all faculty of affiliated colleges
  • Our faculty and students are giving free advice on green measures, industrial safety, hygiene to the Rural masses of their villages
  • Our faculty members are giving free consultancy services to many tiny silver polishing cottage industries
  • Our faculty members are actively engaged in extension activities with various societies such as SAEST, SSM etc.

SOCIAL RELEVANCE

  • Cost effective methods for the remediation of polluted environment
  • Removal of toxic elements
  • Biosensors for determination of pollutants
  • Minimization of waste in organic synthesis
  • Alumina membranes used for filtering microbes in water purification
  • Extraction and isolation of Flavonoids used as antioxidants
  • Alumina and titania nanoceramic coatings as bone implant materials
  • Nanoceramic coatings for space and defense applications
  • Black Ni and anodic absorber coatings for solar energy applications
  • Development of biologically active heterocyclic compounds
  • A safe economic, minimal side effect and Eveready herbal drug against coronary heart disease and cancer
  • Synthesized Metal complexes used as antimicrobial and chemotherapeutic agent and anticancer drugs
  • The methods investigated and adopted in the field of biomaterials greatly deal with the cost reduction longevity of the implant materials for improved biomedical applications
  • Development of cost effective and effective materials for corrosion prevention and control

FACILITIES

  • Electrochemical Workstation – 2 Nos
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  • FT-IR spectrophotometer
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  • Gas Chromatograph -2 Nos
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  • High Performance Liquid Chromatograph
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  • Micro Hardness Tester
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  • Photochemical Reactor
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  • UV-visible Spectrophotometer
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  • Water Analysis Kit
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  • Polishing Machine
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  • Ultrasonicator
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  • Microwave oven
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  • Muffle Furnace
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  • Hot Air Oven
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  • Rotary shaker
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  • Department Library
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  • Computational & Networking Lab
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FUNDED PROJECT

Name of the Faculty Project Title Funding Agency Duration Amount (Rs. ) Ongoing/ Completed
Dr. V. Raj Wealth from Waste: Production of ethanol from sago solid waste Salem-Dharmapuri Chamber of Commerce 2006 – 2007 52,000 Completed
Dr. V. Raj Formation of Ceramic Alumina Nanocomposite coatings on Aluminium by Plasma Electrolytic oxidation UGC 2007 – 2010 4,31,000 Completed
Dr. V. Raj Carbon Nanotube Modified Electrodes for Enhanced Voltammetric Sensing of Organic Pollutants DST 2007 – 2010 33,6000 Completed
Dr. V. Raj Fabrication of magnetic and semiconductor nanostructures CSIR 2010 – 2013 17,26,000 Ongoing
Dr. V. Raj Synthesis of Nanocrystalline Nickel on Aluminium UGC 2009 – 2011 1,75,000 Completed
Dr. V. Raj Synthesis of Nanocrystalline copper by pulse electrodeposition UGC 2011- 2013 1,80,000 Ongoing
Dr. V. Raj Development of polymer impregnated nanoceramic coatings on metals for enhanced corrosion resistance DST 2014-2016 18.0 Ongoing
Dr. P. Viswanathamurthi Transition metal complexes containing quinone derivatives of semicarbazone/thiosemicarbazone: Synthesis, structure and applications CSIR 2010-13 13.80 Ongoing
Dr. D. Gopi A cost effective approach of protection against scaling and corrosion (F.No. 32-206/2006 (SR) UGC 2007-2010 4.464 Completed
Dr. R. Rajavel Synthesis, Spectroscopic studies of Binuclear Schiff base Metal Complexes of Cu(II),Ni(II) and VO(IV) and their Application in DNA Binding, Cleavage and Antimicrobial Activity UGC 2010-2013 7.10 Completed
Dr. A. Lalitha Photochemistry of non-steroidal Anti- inflammatory drugs in zeolite cavities UDST 2004-2007 16.92 Completed
Dr. V. Sujatha To determine the phenolic(s) and flavonoid(s) contents and their free radical scavenging effect(s) in Cassia fistula flower extracts UGC 2010-2012 1.72

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  • Department of Chemistry

  • Periyar University
  • Periyar Palkalai Nagar
  • Salem – 636011
  • Tamil Nadu
  • India
  • Phone: 0427-2345766 (Ext.No: 251 , 252)

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