Department of Chemistry
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The department of chemistry is one of the faculty constitutes center for of academic excellence. Since its inception in 2006, the department has been engaged in imparting the highest level and quality of academic education and has focused upon addressing key scientific problems, which have gathered worldwide appreciation and recognition.
This department has provided four ( one is vacant) member faculty expertise in frontier level of research, the main areas of research being solid state chemistry and inorganic materials, coordination chemistry, analytical chemistry, bio-inorganic chemistry, Photochemistry, polymer science, homogeneous and heterogeneous catalysis, green chemistry, nuclear chemistry, Engineering chemistry, Metallurgy & Material Science, Environmental Sciences.
The Department offers a Engineering Chemistry course in the first year for all B.Tech branches.
The strength of the department has been and continues to be excellence in teaching and good enough in research with the existing facilities. The faculty of the department is well qualified, and motivated with a strong commitment to teaching and research.
The department receives support from a research grants from Board of Research on Nuclear Science (BRNS), Bombay.
- To provide a strong foundation in fundamentals of Chemistry through courses offered by the Department for Engineering Students in the Institute.
- To provide broad based curriculum in chemistry with the aim of producing chemists with high professional competence and with awareness on the importance of chemistry in the technological world.
- To Carry out research in thrust areas, both of basic and applied nature, on par with national institutions standards and thereby educate and train Ph.D students to become good scientists.
- To develop research facilities, equipment and laboratories that would enable modern approach and solutions to all problems in chemistry and chemical industry, collaborative projects with other science and engineering departments.
|S.No.||Name of the faculty||Designation||Qualification||Area of Specialization||Experience|
& Vice Principal
|M.Sc., Ph.D., PGDCS, MISTE||Analytical, Electro Analytical Chemistry, Voltametry Environmental Sciences, Engineering Chemistry & Metallurgy & Material Science||20 Years|
|2.||Dr.K.Sesha Maheswaramma||Asst. Professor||M.Sc., M.Phil, Ph.D||Coordination Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Environmental chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, Mineral Chemistry.||13 Years|
|3||Sri C. Sivananda Reddy||Adhoc. Lecturer||M.Sc.||Organic Chemistry||06 years|
|4||Mrs.R.Ramadevi||Adhoc. Lecturer||M.Sc.||Organic Chemistry||04 years|
|5||Ms.Anjali||Adhoc Lecturer||M.Sc||Medicinal Chemistry||05 years|
Non Teaching Staff
|1.||Smt. M. Vijaya Rani||Jr. Asst||B.A||09 Years|
|2.||M.G. Ramamuni Reddy||Jr. Asst||B.Sc, M.A, B.Ed||04 Years|
Total area of the Department (in sq. ft./Sqm) = 66.88 Sqm
Total Laboratory area of the Department (in sq. ft./ Sqm) = 191.253 Sqm
Books & Journals
Total Investment Towards Laboratories
Details of Equipment
Research Project has been undertaken in the last five years
Paper Publications of Teaching Faculty
|S. No.||Name of the Faculty||Papers published in reputed journals||Total|
|1.||Dr. G. V. Subba Reddy||02||56||58|
|2.||Dr. K. Sesha Maheswaramma||19||08||27|
|3.||Sri C. Sivananda Reddy||01||—||01|
|4.||Mrs. R. Ramadevi||—||—||00|
|S. No.||Name of the Faculty||Conferences / Seminars / Workshops etc., Attended||Total|
|1.||Dr. G. V. Subba Reddy||02||56||58|
|2.||Dr. K. Sesha Maheswaramma||19||08||17|
|3.||Sri C. Sivananda Reddy||01||—||01|
|4.||Mrs. R. Ramadevi||—||—||—|
Departmental Best Practices
The department proposes to organize guest lectures for B.Tech students in advanced science and technology areas specifically in Nanotechnology, advanced materials and Environmental science.
Student activities in the department
Students actively participate in all the departmental activities.
The departmental results are encouraging for the fast three years.
Attendance registers are maintaining systematically according to the university procedure. Internal examinations are conducting as per the curriculum for 20 marks. All the faculty in the department are maintaining the teaching notes and dairies systematically.
Dr. G.V.Subba Reddy is presently guiding 06 students to pursuing of their Ph.D Degree.
Additional Qualification acquired
Dr. K. Sesha Maheswaramma Acquired M.Phil degree in 2007.
Dr. K. Sesha Maheswaramma Acquired Ph.D degree in 2013.
|S.No||Name of the Faculty & Designation||Title of the book authored||Name of the Publisher||Year of release|
|01||Dr. G.V.Subba Reddy,
Associate Professor & Head
|Engineering Chemistry||TATA Mac GRAHILL Pvt limited, New Delhi||August, 2009|
Awards and honors received
|S.No||Name of the Faculty||Name of the Award/Honour||Year of received|
|01||Dr. G.V.Subba Reddy||Dr. Suryanarayanamurthy memorial award||1991|
|First Rank in Analytical Chemistry master degree||1991|
|02.||Dr. K. Sesha Maheswaramma||Justice P.C.Reddy meritorious student award in M.Sc.,||2001|
|First Rank in Mineral Chemistry master degree||2001|
Membership in Academic Bodies
|S.No||Name of the Faculty||Membership in Academic Bodies|
|01||Dr. G.V.Subba Reddy||Life member of ISTE|
|Member of Governing Body, Balaji College of Pharmacy, Anantapur|
|Member of Governing Body, S. Chaavan College of Pharmacy, Nellore|
|Mermber of Governing Body, Sri Vidyanikethan College of Pharmacy A.Rangampet, Tirupati|
|Member, Board of Studies in Chemistry at JNTUA|
|02||Dr. K. Sesha Maheswaramma||Life member of ISTE|
Additional responsibilities assign to the department
|S.No||Name of the Faculty||Additional Responsibility assigned|
|01||Dr. G.V.Subba Reddy||Officer In-Charge Academic Section|
|02||Dr. K. Sesha Maheswaramma||Deputy Warden for Girls hostels|
Future Plans to start New Courses
- The department is proposing to start a new P.G. Course in M.Sc Organic Chemistry / Analytical Chemistry.
- The College is locating in rural area surrounded by number of small and major scale Industries like Spinning mills, Cement Industries, Polymer Industry, Uranium Corporation of India, Bramhini Steels Private Limited. Starting of these P.G. Programmes definitely enhance the job potentiality among the rural youth in industry and Academic Institutions.
- The department has established the Engineering Chemistry laboratory for B.Tech programme. According to the syllabus for P.G. programmes, the existing laboratory will be strengthened. However, if necessary some of the laboratories and instrumentation facility make use from the Biotechnology department.
- The department is having well qualified (Ph.D) faculty and utilize their services to run the proposed new M.Sc., programme.
Total Estimated Expenditure
The Department of chemistry is proposing for M.Sc., Organic Chemistry/ Analytical Chemistry programme for the academic year 2011-12. The Post graduate programme is required the following expenditure towards labs, faculty, none-teaching staff etc.
|Detailed head of expenditure||Estimated cost in lakhs|
|Books & Journals||5.50|
|Total in lakhs||80.50|
Linkages with other Institutions
The department of Chemistry is maintaining relation with respect to the academic & research activities with the neighboring Universities and National Institutions ie. Sri Yogivemana University, Kadapa and Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati and Uranium Corporation of India under department of D.A.E and IGCARL, Pulivendula.
The Dept. is wish to start the new P.G. course for the academic year 2011-12 The college is located in rural area as well as surrounded with number of industries, definitely encourage the course and useful for the rural people to uplift their Socio-economic status in the society. To establish the P.G. course, definitely funding is required. UGC committee is requested to assist the financial assistance to launch the P.G. course At JNTUA College of Engineering, Pulivendula for encouraging the rural institutions.
Facilities available in the department
|S.No||Name of the equipment||Quantity||Value of equipment(Rs.)|
|1||Computers with printers||6||2,50,000|
|3||3 KVA UPS||1||85,000|
|4||UV-Visible double beam spectrophotometer||1||3,50,000|
|6||Digital pH meter||4||50,000|
|8||Digital bomb calorimeter||1||1,35,000|
|11||Water Analyzing kit||1||40,000|
|12||Four Transform Infrared Spectrometer||1||9,80,000|
|15||Nitrogen, Oxygen, hydrogen cylinder||1 (each)||40,000|
|17||Double distillation unit||1||75,000|
|18||De-Mineralization water unit (Io-Exchanger)||2||1,80,000|