About the Department

The Department of Chemical Engineering was established in 1944 under the University of Madras. In 1978, the department was transferred to the newly formed Anna University. Research activities in the department were initiated way back in the year 1947 and several pioneering research works was carried out by stalwarts like Dr. G. S. Laddha. Research were carried out in the conventional areas of Chemical Engineering. Now, the areas of research have moved in line with developments in the chemical process industries.

The Department has been receiving financial assistance from various funding agencies like AICTE, UGC, DST, TNSCST, etc., and has successfully completed several research projects.

The Department had been accredited by AICTE as “A” grade and is recognized as DST-FIST Sponsored Department.

The Chemical Engineering Department is the first department in Anna University to be recognized for COSIST and DSA programs by UGC.

Vision

Department of Chemical Engineering strives to create eminent Chemical Engineers as academic Professionals / Researchers, Industralists and Enterpreneurs of great repute to meet the futuristic society.

Mission

  • • To disseminate high quality Chemical Engineering education.
  • • To carry out high impact research for scientific advancements and for the benefit of community.
  • • To collaborate with industries for the exchange of innovative concepts / ideas.
  • • To develop eminent engineers and technologists with inter-disciplinary skills.

HOD’s Desk

Welcome to the Department of Chemical Engineering, A C Tech campus, Anna University, Chennai. The Chemical Engineering Department of Alagappa College of Technology is one of the oldest departments to offer chemical engineering in India. The department was established under the Madras University initially in 1944 and then transferred to Anna University in the year 1978. Chemical Engineering has been an integral part of ACT campus, Anna University as it is the oldest course offered by the campus. The Department of has been accredited by AICTE as “A” grade and is recognized as DST-FIST Sponsored Department along with being the first Chemical Engineering Department as the first department in Anna University to be recognized for COSIST and DSA programs by UGC.

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