Chemical Engineering Department is one of the well-established segments of the Institute with strong and well-knit faculty and excellent facilities. Department of Chemical Engineering was established in the year 1997 for imparting a state-of the- art and quality education, training and research in the field of Chemical Engineering. The department offers a Bachelor's program with an intake of 60 students per year and Master's programmes in with an intake of 18 students. B.Tech in Chemical Engineering started with 40 seats in 1997 & increased to 60 seats in 2009. M.Tech in Chemical Engineering started with 18 Seats in 2004.
The Department has state-of the- art special laboratories in the areas of Membrane Technology, Process Intensification, Bioprocess Engineering, Powder Technology and Advanced Simulation Laboratory with Softwares CHEMCAD, MATLAB and COMSOL. Further the Department conducts Add on courses and training programs for pre-final and final year UG and PG students under their university and institutional Programs.
Several measures have been taken by the Department in order to match and fulfil the needs of a versatile Chemical Engineer which include Highly Qualified Faculty with rich industrial and R&D Experience. Dedicated Research Centre for Membrane Technology, Process Intensification, Bioprocess Engineering, Powder Technology and Advanced Simulation Laboratory with Softwares CHEMCAD, MATLAB and COMSOL Research & Consultancy projects to solve industry problems.
To attain global recognition among peer institutions offering chemical engineering for excellence in both teaching and research for meeting the challenging needs of chemical allied industries and society
The Department of Chemical Engineering, B.V.Raju Institute of Technology, in consistent with its vision is offering under-graduate program in engineering to train students for a successful career as Professional Chemical Engineers by:
M 1: Providing high quality education to cater the changing needs of the industry.
M 2: Knowledge and developing technology through quality research in frontier areas of chemical and allied fields.
M 3: Developing the industry-institute interaction for mutual growth, involving itself with technology oriented expertise and also to contribute to the social uplift
Programme Educational Objectives( PEO’s)
PEO 1 Successfully Practice or apply the principles of Chemical engineering in different areas of employment
PEO 2 Achieve professional success with an understanding and appreciation of ethical behavior, social responsibility, diversity as an individual and team member
PEO 3 Pursue continued lifelong learning through professional practice further graduate education or other training programs in engineering-science or other professional fields
Programme Objectives (PO’s)
PO 1 Engineering Knowledge: Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals.
PO 2 Problem Analysis: Identify, formulate, review research literature, and analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering sciences.
PO 3 Design/Development of solutions: Design solutions for complex engineering problems and design system components or processes that meet the specified needs with appropriate consideration for the public health and safety, and the cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.
PO 4 Conduct Investigation of Complex Problems: Use research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions.
PO 5 Modern tool usage: Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools including prediction and modeling to complex engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations.
PO 6 The Engineer and Society: Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional engineering practice.
PO 7 Environment and Sustainability: Understand the impact of the professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.
PO 8 Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.
PO 9 Individual and Team Work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.
PO 10 Communication: Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the Engineering community and with society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.
PO 11 Project Management and Finance: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the engineering and management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in multidisciplinary environments.
PO12 Life-long Learning: Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change.
Students are placed in various process industries and pharmaceutical industries including Vasanth Chemicals, RayalaSeemaAlkalies, Glow Chem, Nakoda Chemicals, CIPLA Pharma, Singareni Explosives, Sai Life Sciences, MSN Laboratories and Amec Foster Wheeler Asia Pacific PTE. LTD, Singapore.
Research & Development / Funded Projects
- Department of Science and Technology (DST) Govt. of India under FIST sanctioned Rs 50 Lakhs for a period of 5 years for “Upgrading Research Facilities in BVRIT”. Dr. Ch. Venkateshwarulu is Principal Investigator.
- University Grants Commission (UGC), Govt. of India sanctioned Rs. 2.55 Lakhs for a period of 2 years for the minor research project on “Self-cleaning & anti-reflection coatings on glass surfaces”. Dr. G.B. Radhika is the principal investigator.
- University Grants Commission (UGC), Govt. of India sanctioned Rs. 2.95 Lakhs for a period of 2 years for the minor research project on “Chemical industry effluent treatment using visible photo catalytic nano-materials”. Mrs. R.J. Bhargavi is the principal investigator.
- Dr.Reddys’ Laboratories, Hyderabad sanctioned Rs. 18 Lakhs for a period of 3 months for “Induction training to Dr. Reddy’s Laboratory Employees”. Dr. S. AltafHussain is the coordinator of the project.