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.
Vision of the Department
Department of Chemical Engineering strives to be a premier institute in India, to create quality chemical engineers who will be highly successful in academic, industries and research. Our research motive is to develop sustainable technologies for the betterment of society.
Mission of the Department
- To disseminate high quality Chemical Engineering education.
- To perform high impact research for the benefit of community.
- To collaborate with industries for innovative concepts/ideas.
- To develop quality engineers and technocrats with inter-disciplinary skills.