Department of Chemical and Polymer Engineering
Brief Profile of the Department
The department of Chemical and Polymer Engineering is currently offering M.Tech. and Ph.D. programs with an objective of providing and promoting teaching, industrial consultancy, innovation and R&D in the frontier areas of Chemical and Polymer Engineering practice. The course curriculum has been designed taking into consideration the recent developments in the wide areas of chemical and polymer engineering domain.
Year of Establishment
Head of the Department (i/c)
Harjeet Nath, Assistant Professor (Stage II)
• The Department aims for internationally acclaimed recognition in teaching, research, innovation and societal services thereby raising the standard of Chemical & Polymer Engineering education in the country by developing and devising eco-friendly, socio-economically viable and innovative technologies thereby helping in Nation-Building.
• To impart quality education in the field of Chemical & Polymer Engineering and to produce professionally competent researchers, engineers and innovators having good leadership qualities to solve scientific and environmental challenges keeping in mind the safety and ethical concerns which could benefit the society at large.
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Summer Research Internship 2023.
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No. of Granted Patents: 1
No. of functional MOU'S: 1
Academic Collaborations: IIT Guwahati, NIT Rourkela, CSIR CIMFR, CSIR IMMT, CSIR NEERI (Chennai), CSIR CSMCRI etc.
No. of Publications (Scopus/Non-Scopus/Book Chapters): 40+ (2016-Present)
Programme Outcomes (M.Tech. Program)
PO1: Knowledge about Technology: Graduates will have an advanced knowledge of fundamental areas of chemical &polymer engineering, such as Heat & Mass Transfer, Advanced Reaction Engineering, Polymer Science & Technology, Rubber Science & Technology etc. and henceforth will be able to solve chemical and polymer engineering problems.
PO2: Planning Abilities: Graduates will be able to communicate ideas, demonstrate efficient planning including time management, resource management and organization skills, reason critically and exercise independence of mind and thought in conducting research.
PO3: Problem analysis ability: Graduates will be able to apply scientific attitude to analyze the society problems and to apply information systematically for the solution. They will have a holistic approach in solving problems and designing systems by applying professional engineering judgment, particularly where there is technical uncertainty and determine process feasibility and viability of the chemical & polymeric processes with respect to economic aspects, environmental safety and social aspects etc.
PO4: Modern Tool usage:Graduates will be able to handle new techniques and advanced tools like DSC, FTIR, FESEM, UVSpectrophotometer etc.
PO5: Leadership Skills: Graduates will be able to have leadership skills with high regard for ethical values and social responsibility through the effective use of flexible CBCS based courses making them elegible to take management related courses.
PO6: Professional Identity: Graduates will be able to show professional identity as competent technologists at national and international level
PO7: Technology and society: Graduates will develop an understanding of how to undertake research, design & development in cutting edge areas, inculcating ethical practices with independent intellectual skill, courage, integrity and sensitive to the social aspects of society
PO8: Communication: Graduates will possess effective communication skills, teamwork skills, multidisciplinary approach, and an ability to relate their course subjects to address environmental issues.
PO9: Environment and sustainability: Understanding about environment sustainability and pollution control through laboratory practices
PO10: Life-long learning & progression:The graduates will possess the knowledge of contemporary issues and ability to engage in life-long learning of new innovative technologies in chemical/polymer and allied fields and pursue advanced studies.
Programme Outcomes (Ph.D. Program)
PO1: Research: The ability to conceptualize, design, and enforce research for the genesis of the novel knowledge, applications, and accommodation of research methodologies considering unanticipated problems. The ability to make effective judgments oncomplicated issues in specialized fields and produce original research to value publications.
PO2: Methods: An understanding of methods of research or creative activities, or both, in the area of study enables the students to measure distinct approaches for problem-solving using welldemonstrated techniques, invent, affirm statements, and remarkson current research.
PO3: Communication: Distinctly and effectively communicate the scientific activities to peers and the general public, both written and orally.Pursue effectively with the scientific community through conferences, meetings, and workshops engagement.
PO4: Professionalism: Building characters and skills necessary for employment,such as personal responsibility, self-reliant initiatives under challenging situations, ethical behavior with academic integrity, and appropriate guidelines for responsible conduction of research.
RECENT NEWS / STUDENT AWARDS
#Job Update/Placement: Mr. Joydeep Das (2019 Passout) recently go selected for the post of Assistant Professor in Shree Dhavantary College of Engineering & Technology, Surat, Gujarat
#Job Update/Placement: Miss. Reena Dey (2022 Passout) recently got selected for the post of Junior Technician (Chemical) at Dept. of Chemical Engineering, IIT-ISM Dhanbad
#Job Update/Placement: Ms. Aritrika Saha (2022 passout) placed at BUJU'S as Academic Specialist.
#Job Update/Placement: Mr. Sourab Baidya (2022 passout) placed at BUJU'S as Academic Specialist.
#PATENT "Water Purification System" (Suitcase Water Purifier), Indian Patent Number 438227, Dated 14/12/2019. Granted on 11/07/2023 (https://iprsearch.ipindia.gov.in/RQStatus/PatentCertificatePDF.aspx?AppNo=MjAxOTMxMDUxOTQz&FullPath=LVBhdGVudENlcnRpZmljYXRlMTEtMDctMjAyMy5wZGY=)
Suitcase Water Purifier (Patent Published Innovative Product) won AICTE YUKTI 2.0 and presented at National Technology Day 2023, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.
Value added skill course on Domestic RO Training (18-22 Oct 2022) and Industrial RO Training (24-28 Oct 2022)
1st Prize (Oral Presentation) in 2nd International Conference on Waste, Energy and Environment ICWEE-2021 (23-24 September 2021) organized by Sathyabama Deemed University, Chennai by Mr. Sourab Baidya (M.Tech. Student). Paper Title "Aspen Plus simulation of a typical co-gasification system".
1st Prize in 4th Students Project Program jointly organized by Tripura State Council for Science & Technology (5th March 2021) by Mr. Biswajit Sarkar and Mr.Tamal Rudra Paul, M.Tech Students. Paper Title "Biochars for soil amendment in the N.E. States of India".
"COVID19 WARBOT" an indegenously developed Robot made for helping healthcare workers working in Covid Care Centres in Tripura (Implemented at Hapania Covid Care Centre, Agartala w.e.f. July 23rd '2020).
Best poster award at 3rd International Conference on Material Science, Tripura University & RSC publication group (Feb 2020) by Mr. Sukanta Reang, M.Tech. Student. Paper Title "Grey water treatment using spiral wound UF & RO membranes".
Best poster award at 3rd International Conference on Material Science, Tripura University & RSC publication group (Feb 2020) by Mr. Dipankar Das, Ph.D. Paper Title "Synthesis of cellulose based superabsorbent hydrogels".
1st Prize in Oral Presentation at CAChE-2019 jointly organized by CSIR IMMT Bhubaneshwar and IIChE held at CSIR IMMT Bhubaneshwar (30th March 2019) by Miss. Chandrani Debnath, M.Tech Student. Paper Title "Enhancement of the antibacterial capacity of activated carbons using some waste biomass available in North East India by the incorporation of metals in it".
1st Prize in Oral Presentation at International Conference on Advances and Challenges for Sustainable Ecosystem held at NIT Trichy (6-8 Dec 2018) by Mr. Joydeep Das, M.Tech Student. Paper Title "Anti-bacterial activity of activated carbon prepared from biomass available in N.E. India".
1st Prize in Poster Presentation at Research Conclave 2018 at IIT Guwahati by Miss. Sumata Das, M.Tech Student. Paper Title "Fluidized bed gasification of biomass available in N.E. India- Concept of converting biomass into clean energy".