Activities

Certificate Programs:

  • Diploma in Computer Application
  • Logistics Management

Vocational Training

  • Soap Manufacturing
  • Dry Rubber Content Analysis

Research projects carried out by faculty

Name of Principal Investigator Duration of  project Name of the research  project Amount / Fund received Name of funding agency Year of sanction
Biju Peter 2 yrs A study of the curcumin content and its colour values from turmeric planted in different taluks of central Kerala having different climatic conditions 1,90,000/- UGC 2014
Dr. Jyothish Kuthanapillil 3 yrs Rational Design of Crop-based Amphiphiles as New Building Blocks for Self –assembled Soft Materials 29,64,000/- DST-SERB 2017

Extension activities conducted by the department

Name of the activity Organising unit/ agency/ collaborating agency
Workshop for higher secondary Teachers-Nuances in Chemistry education series. Royal society of chemistry and Department of chemistry (29-30 July; 2016)
One day workshop on soap manufacture and DRC determination of rubber latex Dept. Of Chemistry ( 11 August ;2019)
Water Quality analysis (On request) Dept. Of Chemistry (ongoing)
DRC Analysis (On request) Dept. Of Chemistry (ongoing)
Plastic Shredding Dept. Of Chemistry (ongoing)

Functional MoUs with external agencies

  1. MoU with Kerala Enviro-infrastructure Ltd for hazardous solid waste management
  2. MoU with Kerala Govt. in Logistics Management

Alumni Lecture Series

Year Name of the Alumni Current Position Lecture topic
2014 Dr.Ignatious Abraham Asst. Professor

S.H College Thevara

Opportunities for Higher Education in Chemistry
2016 Dr. George John Professor

City college of New York

Molecules to materials- Biomass as a platform for Molecular design”
2016 Dr.Josekutty J Ozhukayil Retd. Professor Earth-the formation and pollution impacts
2017 Dr.Vivek B Post-Doctoral Research Fellow Spectroscopic techniques
2017 Dr. Maya Mathew Scientist II, R&D, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Bangalore “ Making smart career choices-Following your passion vs keeping the options ready’’
2019 Dr. Roji J. Kunnath TMJM Govt. College, Manimalakunnu How to prepare for competitive tests for higher education
2019 Dr. Ajikumar Parayil CEO, Manos Bio Inc, Cambridge, MA, USA Reinventing Chemical Manifacturing using Biotechnology: Enabling Industry 4.0
2020 Dr. George John The City College of New York Biomass Derived Interfacial Chemicals

Seminars/ Invited talks organized

Year Name of the workshop/ seminar
2021 International Webinar – Dr. Harindranath Kadavath ( Recent Advances in Biomolecular NMR Spectroscopy :A journey from in-vitro to in-cell ; 27 January)
2020 Rev Dr. Mathew Thottiyil Endowment lecture- Prof. Subi Jacob George ( Dynamic Chemistry beyond Molecules; 14 November)
2020 National Webinar- Dr. Joshy Joseph ( Covid-19 Diagnosis: Fundamentals, Current Diagnostic Techniques & Future Directions; 22 August)
2020 National Webinar – Dr. Jatishkumar (Fascinating world of Nanotechnology; 29 May)
2019 Rev Dr. Mathew Thottiyil Endowment lecture- Dr. Jubi John ( ‘Viral Diseases: Challenges & Solutions; 08 November)
2019 Invited Lecture- Dr. Praveen Kumar Vemula ( Science to solve societal needs: a biomedical approach; 24 june)
2018 Rev Dr. Mathew Thottiyil Endowment lecture- Dr. V. G. Jayakumari ( Role of materials for underwater defence applications; 09 november)
2017 Rev Dr. Mathew Thottiyil Endowment lecture- Dr. Prathapan Sreedharan ( Photochromism in dibenzobarrelenes: A serendipitous discovery; 10 november)
2017 KSCSTE co-sponsored National seminar- Exploring the realms quantum mechanics and computational chemistry (01,02 march)
2017 KSCSTE sponsored National Science Day Lecture (27 February)
2016 Rev Dr. Mathew Thottiyil Endowment lecture on ‘Bond stretch isomerism in Grubbs Olefin Metathesis”: a DFT study
2016 Lecture on Earth-the formation and pollution impacts
2016 Workshop on Nuances in Chemistry education series for higher secondary Teachers (29,30 july)
2015 UGC sponsored National seminar- Advances in Spectroscopic Identifications
2015 Invited lecture-Mathematical Concepts in Chemistry
2015 Rev Dr. Mathew Thottiyil Endowment lecture- Dr. Vijay Nair(The enchanting world of organic chemistry and organic synthesis demystified 14 November)
2015 Invited lecture- Dr. Alok Srivastava ( Nuclear Energy Myth and Reality; 23 june)
2015 Workshop -Manufacturing of soaps and detergents and DRC testing of Rubber latex
2015 Spectroscopic techniques (4,5 december)
2014 Rev Dr. Mathew Thottiyil Endowment lecture – Dr. Mahesh Hariharan ( ‘Effects of Light on DNA”; 08 november