About the Department

 
  • The course is a unique amalgamation of Chemical Engineering and Chemistry, which has been recognized as a vital vocational technical course from the point of view of chemical industries and its allied industries. The curriculum of Industrial Chemistry at Undergraduate and Postgraduate level cater & fulfill the current needs of Chemical Industries in India and the world at large.
  • The institute is offering Industrial Chemistry program at UG level since 1998 in the Saurashtra and Kutch region. Moreover, the college is awarded with UGC assistance for M.Sc. (Industrial Chemistry) under innovative program – Teaching and Research in interdisciplinary and emerging area in 2008.
  • Industrial Chemistry program at UG & PG level is now offered under ATMIYA University since June 2018.
  • The department has state of art experimental laboratories like Heat transfer, Fluid mechanics, Petroleum analysis, Mechanical operations, wet laboratories etc. and also dedicated dissertation lab to carry out the research work for UG & PG students.

Mission, Vision & Values

 

Mission

 

Department of Industrial Chemistry is passionate and committed to:

  • Divulge the students the contemporary state of knowledge and to imbibe ethos of technocrat in rapidly emergent field of science & technology by building the foundation on fundamental sciences.
  • Provide outstanding undergraduate and post graduate degree programs with excellent technical and leadership skills, integrity and social responsibility.
  • Be recognized internationally as a leader in research and industrial science, creating novel and sustainable solutions to serve public interests and to address global challenges in areas such as health, energy and environment.
  • Provide rigorous and contemporary curriculum that is responsive to future developments, reflecting the interdisciplinary nature and diversity of the industrial need, thus enabling students to become successful industrialist, entrepreneurs, academicians and leaders.

Vision

 
  • Empowering graduates to become leading future technocrats with innovation, research and spirituality having a solid foundation of pure sciences in conjunction with applied sciences to serve the global needs.

Values

 
  • To build, develop and maintain meaningful and innovative high quality educational programs (and research programs).
  • To provide training to under-graduate and post-graduate students for generation of high quality publications in basic and applied research.
  • To understand the need of industries and to work as a center of excellence in the field of education by establishing  effective, strong and fruitful linkage with industries, academic institution, professional society, R&D institutions, foreign institutions and industries.
  • To make students well-grounded ensuring sound fundamental principles and thorough knowledge of scientific techniques of Industrial Chemistry.
  • To prepare students skill sets to cater a sustainable solution of problems in Chemical Industries.

Graduate Attributes

 
  • He/she will have value based knowledge with integration of process safety considerations with environmental concerns.
  • Chemical engineering knowledge: apply knowledge of Heat transfer, Mass transfer, Unit process and operations for the solution of industrial engineering problems.
  • Design and development of synthesis: Design novel routes of specialty chemicals and organic compounds using green chemistry approach for the sustainable environment.
  • Modern technique practice: select and utilize appropriate analytical, chemical and physical techniques, resources and instruments to identify and characterize unknown chemical substances.
  • Life-long learner.

Program Specific Outcomes

 
PSO-Side Heading PSO

no.

PSO Detail
Fundamental Knowledge PSO1 Develop skills of chemical engineering including unit operation, unit processes, reactor designing, process calculation, process control and mathematical modelling.
PSO2 Interpret the fundamental concepts of chemistry including organic, physical, inorganic, analytical, polymer, petroleum, dyes, pharmaceuticals, medicinal and material science.
Technical Skill PSO3 Know and follow the standard operating procedures and safety regulations for effective handling and use of chemicals.
PSO4 Demonstrate the ability to apply the chemistry knowledge at an advanced level.
Research Skill PSO5 Able to use modern instrumentation and classical techniques, to design experiments and to properly record the results of their experiment in chemistry and chemical engineering domain.
PSO6 Ability to use the techniques, skills and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.
Critical Thinking PSO7 Interpret chemical information from peer-reviewed publications.
Effective Communication PSO8 Communicate chemistry and chemical engineering topics effectively, both verbally and in writing.
Self directed and life−long learning PSO9 Recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in life-long learning
Ethics PSO10 Understand the ethical, historic, philosophical and environmental dimensions of problems for global solutions in an economic, environmental and societal context.

Scope of the Program

 
  • Pharmaceutical Industries
  • Petroleum Refineries
  • Petrochemical Industries
  • Cement Industries
  • Paint Industries
  • Polymer Industries
  • Textile Industries
  • Ceramic Industries
  • Pulp and Paper Industries
  • Dyes and Dyeing Industries
  • Electroplating Industries
  • Water treatment Plants
  • Academics etc.

Er. Ravi S. Tank

Head
M.Sc. (Environment), M.Sc. (IT) B.E. Chemical
Exp.:20 Years


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Mr. Viral H. Karia

Assistant Professor
M.Sc. (Pharm. Chemistry), B.Ed., Ph. D. (Pursuing)
Exp.:15 Years


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Dr. Pankaj M. Akbari

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., M.Sc. (I.C) B.Ed.
Exp.:09 Years


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Dr. Govind V. Vagadiya

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., M.Sc. (I.C)
Exp.:08 Years


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Er. Dhaval A. Tank

Assistant Professor
M.Res. (UK) M.Sc. (Chemistry), B.Sc. (IC)
Exp.:06 Years


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Mr. Anand V. Khistaria

Assistant Professor
M.Res. (UK) M.Sc. (Chemistry), B.Sc. (IC)
Exp.:06 Years


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Mr. Prashant S. Gajera

Assistant Professor
M.Sc. (IC), B.Sc. (IC), B.Ed
Exp.:03 Years


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Dr. Mehul L. Savaliya

Assistant Professor
M.Sc.(IC), Ph.D
Exp.:02 Years


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Mr. Milan R. Pipariya

Assistant Professor
M.Sc. (IC), B.Sc. (IC)
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Achievements

 

Students Achievements:

 
Sr. no. Name of the Students Programme Event Name Rank
1 Dadhaniya Bhavikkumar Hareshbhai (Sem-IV) M.Sc Industrial Chemistry Participated in “Abhivyakti” in ATMIYA ABHIGYAN-2020, one day National level symposium held at Atmiya University on 28thFebruary, 2020. 1
Dalsaniya Udaykumar Chandulal (Sem-IV)
Hirani Sandip Dilipbhai (Sem-IV)
2 Methta Mohit Sureshbhai (Sem-II) M.Sc Industrial Chemistry Participated in “Prashnottari” in ATMIYA ABHIGYAN-2020, one day National level symposium held at Atmiya University on 28thFebruary, 2020. 2

Staff Achievements:

 
Sr. No. Name of the Faculty Achievements
1 Er. Ravi S. Tank Book published on “Industrial Chemistry (Unit Operations)” ISBN: 9781522736110 by Mr. Ravi S Tank
Research paper selected as a KEY PAPER entitled “Implementation of Green Technology: Some Selected Industrial Case Studies” in the e-proceedings of 28th National Convention of Chemical Engineers & 2 Day National Seminar on “Green Technology and Environmental Sustainability at Ahmedabad Organized by The Institution of Engineers (India) Gujarat State Centre, 07-08 Sept, 2012
Secured 1stRank in National Level Technical Symposium in Project Competition in VVP Technofest 2013 at VVP Engineering College organized in association with GTU, IETE, Biotech Research Society of India and ISTE on 16thMarch, 2013.
Awarded Best Research Paper of June 2013 in International Journal of Textile and Fashion Technology (IJTFT) ISSN(Print):2250-2378; ISSN(Online): 2319-4510; Volume:3; Issue:2 entitled “Treatment and Characterization of Wastewater from Various Dyeing Industries Using Different Adsorbents” in June, 2013.
Awarded Research Output, Faculty of Industrial Chemistry Department from Library and Learning Center, Shree Manibhai Virani & Smt. Navalben Virani Science College on 4thFebruary 2014 (Vasant Panchmi).
Awarded Research Output, Faculty of Industrial Chemistry Department from Library and Learning Center, Shree Manibhai Virani & Smt. Navalben Virani Science College on 12thFebruary 2016 (Vasant Panchmi).
2 Mr. Viral H. Karia Resource Person in GSBTM Sponsored Crash Workshop for TY Students (Phase I) Organized by M. & N. Virani Science College (Autonomous), Rajkot held between 28thNovember 2019 to 3rdDecember 2019.
Resource Person in GSBTM Sponsored Crash Workshop for TY Students (Phase II) Organized by M. & N. Virani Science College (Autonomous), Rajkot held between 24thApril 2019 to 29thApril 2019.
Presented a poster on “Synthesis of triazine derivatives bearing triazole and sulphonamide isoxazole” in an international conference at R. K. University in January 2019.
Conducted a Lecture series at Harivandana College on “Dyes and Intermediates” during January and February 2018.
3 Dr. Pankajkumar M. Akbari Awarded Best Research Paper of June 2013 in International Journal of Textile and Fashion Technology (IJTFT) ISSN(Print):2250-2378; ISSN(Online): 2319-4510; Volume:3; Issue:2 entitled “Treatment and Characterization of Wastewater from Various Dyeing Industries Using Different Adsorbents” in June, 2013.
Felicitated with Ph.D. degree by P.P. Tyagvallabh Swamiji on the occasion of Vasant Panchami Celebration-2019
Recognized as Ph.D. Research supervisor by Atmiya University.
4 Dr. Govind V. Vagadiya 2ndRank in national conference VVP Technofest. (Topic of presentation: Inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry.
5 Mr. Anand V. Khistaria
London 2012 Summer Olympic torch bearer at Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, United Kingdom
Book published on “Spectroscopy (UV, IR, NMR, Mass)”, Bharat publishing house, Rajkot, Gujarat, India, 2017 ISBN: 978-93-5236-290-5
6 Dr. Mehul L. Savaliya Recognized as M.Phill Research supervisor by Atmiya University, (AU/Dec/2018/FoS/012)
Recognized as Ph.D Research supervisor by Atmiya University, (AU/aug/2019/FoS/022)
Recognized Reviewer of Journal of Cleaner Production, (IF-6.3), ISSN: 0959-6526, Copyright © 2019 Elsevier B.V.
Recognized Reviewer of Bioresource Technology Reports, (IF-1.0), ISSN: 2589-014X, Copyright © 2019 Elsevier B.V.
Recognized Reviewer of Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, (IF-2.1), ISSN: 2213-3437, Copyright © 2019 Elsevier B.V.
Successfully completed ACS Reviewer Lab course certification programme.
Secured first class in Rastrabhasha Prarambhik Pariksha, held by RASTRABHASHA PRACHAR SAMITI, VARDHA, INDIA on September 2002.
Ph.D Research fellowship by Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP), Phase-II, World Bank (For the period of 22/07/2013 to 31/12/2014).
Ph.D Research fellowship by Ministry of human Resource Development (MHRD), New Delhi under Full time Institute Research Scholar (FIR) category (For the period of 01/01/2015 to 01.06.2017).

Department Achievements

 

Memorandum of Understanding
Lupin Ltd, Ankleshwar

Research & Publications

 
Name of Faculty/Student Title of Research Paper Link of the published paper
Er. Ravi S. Tank Implementation Of Green Technology: Some Selected Industrial Case Studies https://www.researchgate.net/publication/276145836_Implementation_of_Green_Technology_Some_Selected_Industrial_Case_Studies
Energy From Industrial Waste As A Substituent For Fuel & Utilization Of Pollutant CO2Produced For Algae Formation https://www.researchgate.net/publication/276145781_Energy_from_Industrial_Waste_as_a_Substitute_for_Fuel_Utilization_of_Pollutant_CO_2_Produced_for_Algae_Formation
Economical Extraction Of Whey Protein From Milk https://www.ijser.org/onlineResearchPaperViewer.aspx?Economical-Extraction-of-Globulin-protein-And-milk-sugar-From-Whey.pdf
Treatment And Characterization Of Wastewater From Various Dyeing Industries Using Different Adsorbents http://www.tjprc.org/view_paper.php?id=1877
Implementation Of Green Technology: Some Selected Industrial Case Studies https://www.researchgate.net/publication/281832093_Implementation_of_Cleaner_Production_in_Laminating_Industries
Mr. Viral H. Karia Preparation Of Ionic Liquids And Synthesis Of DHPM Using Ionic Liquids http://www.isca.in/rjcs/Archives/v7/i2/10.ISCA-RJCS-2017-005.php
Water Droplet Study On Rough Artificial And Natural Surface  
Dr. Pankajkumar M. Akbari ”Synthesis And Biological Screening Of 2-Amino-6-Aryl- 4-{[(3′-Difluoromethoxy)-5′-(3″-Methyl)-4″-(2‴,2‴,2‴- Trifluoroethoxy)Pyridin-2″-Yl]Methoxyphenyl}- Nicotinonitriles.” https://www.wjpr.net/index.php/dashboard/abstract_id/8757
”Synthesis And Biological Screening Of N-(4-(6-Amino-5-Cyano-4-Aryl-Pyridin-2-Yl)Phenyl)Cyclopropane Carboxamide” https://www.ijraset.com/fileserve.php?FID=16173
“Synthesis And Biological Evaluation Of N-(4-(5-Aryl-4,5-Dihydro-1h-Pyrazol-3-Yl)Phenyl)Cyclopropane Carboxamide” https://www.ijraset.com/fileserve.php?FID=16330
“Treatment And Characterization Of Wastewater From Various Dyeing Industries Using Different Adsorbents” https://www.researchgate.net/publi
cation/273636430
Dr. Govind V. Vagadiya Synthesis, Characterization And Biological Activity Studies Of Substituted 2-Amino-3-Ethoxycarbonyl-5-Oxo-4-(Substituted Phenyl) -4H, 5H–Pyrano-[3, 2-C]-Chromene www.joac.info/ContentPaper/2015/1-5.pdf
Synthesis And Antimicrobial Activity Of 2-{[(4’-Arylidine-5’oxo-2’ Phenyl) Imidazolyl]-1’-Yl}-3-Keto-1,5-Dimethyl-2-Phenyl Pyrazole www.joac.info/ContentPaper/2019/1-15-8-1-52-12.pdf
Synthesis And Antimicrobial Activity Of 2-{[(4′-Arylidine-5′-Oxo-2′-Phenyl)Imidazolyl]-1′-Yl}-3-(4-Hydroxyphenyl) Propanoic Acids http://www.joac.info/ContentPaper/2019/28-8-2-44-18.pdf
Synthesis, Characterisation And Biological Activity Studies Of Substituted 6H-12H-Benzopyrano [4, 3-B] Quinolin-6-One https://scholar.google.co.in/scholar?oi=bibs&cluster=6629849029533082665&btnI=1&hl=en
Mr. Anand V. Khistariya Dynamic Behaviors Of Water Droplet Impacting Antiwetting Plant Leaves http://www.isca.in/rjcs/Archives/v9/i2/3.ISCA-RJCS-2018-074.pdf
Synthesis And Characterization Of Novel Trisubstituted N-(2-Methoxy-4 Nitrophenyl)-1-Phenyl-5-Aryl-1H-Pyrazol-3-Amine Derivatives. http://chemistry-journal.org/dnload/Mahesh-M-Savant-Ravi-S-Tank-Anand-V-Khistariya-and-Faldu-Darshak/CHEMISTRY-JOURNAL-CHJV06I10P0893.pdf
Synthesis Of Carboxamide And Sulfonamide Bearing Novel Pyrazolopyridones. http://www.isca.in/rjcs/Archives/v7/i3/3.ISCA-RJCS-2017-008.pdf
Dr. Mehul L. Savaliya Eco-Friendly Process For Preparation Of Biodiesel From WFO Over MTSA-Si Catalyst: An Innovative Approach For The Utilization Of Side Product https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1226086X18301576
A Simple And Sustainable Process For The Preparation Of Fuel Grade Esters Using PE-Si Composite: A Reusable Catalytic System https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0960148117301593
A Simpler And Highly Efficient Protocol For The Preparation Of Biodiesel From Soap Stock Oil Using A BBSA Catalyst https://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2015/ra/c5ra13422f#!divAbstract
Current Trends In Separation And Purification Of Fatty Acid Methyl Ester https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/15422119.2013.872126
Cutting Cost Technology For The Preparation Of Biodiesel Using Environmentally Benign And Cheaper Catalyst https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10562-016-1861-z
Cellulose Sulfuric Acid Catalyzed Esterification Of Biodiesel Derived Raw Glycerol To Medium Chain Triglyceride: The Dual Advantage https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10562-014-1275-8
A Notice On Newly Synthesized Silica-Induced Boron Trisulfonic Acid Catalyst Towards Biodiesel Synthesis From Refined Soybean Oil https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11164-014-1885-1
A Concise Review On Acid, Alkali And Enzyme Catalyzed Transesterification Of Fatty Acid Esters Of Glycerol (FAEG) To Fatty Acid Methyl Ester (FAME) Fuel http://www.chemijournal.com/vol1Issue3/13.html
An Experimental Investigation Into Methyl Laureate Production Via Direct Esterification Of Solid Fatty Acid By Using Amylum Sulfuric Acid: An Efficient, Biodegradable, And Recyclable Solid Acid Catalyst https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11164-014-1548-2
A Study Of Dairy Effluent Of Various Products On The Basis Of Chemical Oxygen Demand Value And A Comparative Study Between Common ETP With Respect To Other Plants And Possible Load Reduction Method http://www.irphouse.com/ijca/ijcav4n3_08.pdf
Measurement And Evaluation Of Total Dissolved Solid (Tds) From Dairy Etp And It’s Comparison With Other Plants And Possible Load Reduction Method https://www.tsijournals.com/articles/measurement-and-evaluation-of-total-dissolved-solid-tds-from-dairy-etp-and-its-comparison-with-other-plants-and-possible.pdf
A Study Of Dairy Effluent On The Basis Of Do Value And A Comparative Analysis Of Cetp With Respect To Other Plants And Possible Load Reduction Methods https://dokumen.tips/amp/documents/a-study-of-dairy-effluent-on-the-basis-of-do-value-and-a-study-of-dairy-effluent.html
A Study Of Dairy Effluent Of Various Products On The Basis Of Oil And Grease Value And A Comparative Study Between Common Etp With Respect To Other Plants And Possible Load Reduction Method https://www.tsijournals.com/articles/a-study-of-dairy-effluent-of-various-products-on-the-basis-of-oil-and-grease-value-and-a-comparative-study-between-commo.pdf
A Study Of Dairy Effluent Of Various Products On The Basis Of Bod Value And A Comparative Study Between Common Etp With Respect To Other Plants And Possible Load Reduction Method http://www.irphouse.com/ijca/ijcav4n3_08.pdf
Chemical Transformation Of Triglycerides Of Fatty Acid Of Pongamia Pinnata Seed To Fatty Acid Methyl Esters By Microwave Irradiation https://www.semanticscholar.org/paper/Chemical-Transformation-of-Triglycerides-of-Fatty-Savaliya-Dholakiya/00ec4aacffb7676327511e3362d3496c12fc80e7

Faculty Development Program

 
Sr. No. Name of the Faculty FDP Organized/Attended
1 Er. Ravi S. Tank A Faculty Development programme workshop on the “Effective Teaching & Time Management” held on 24-25-26thApril, 2010 at AITS, Rajkot
Participated in MST-DBT Sponsored Faculty Development Workshop on “HPLC Theory & Instrument Operation” at Virani Science College, Rajkot, held on 1stMarch, 2012
BISAG Training & Capability Building Programme Organized by Knowledge Consortium of Gujarat Department of Education, Government of Gujarat at Shri M. & N. Virani Science College, Rajkot on 04/06/2012
To 09/06/2012.
UGC Sponsored Refresher course Special Summer School-2014(B) conducted by UGC: Academic Staff College, Saurashtra University, Rajkot during 02/06/2014 To
22/06/2014.
UGC Sponsored Special Summer School-2015 conducted by UGC: Human Resource Development Centre, Saurashtra University, Rajkot during 25/05/2015 To
14/06/2015.
STTP on “Present scenario & environmental sustainability of ceramic industries” jointly organized by Department of Chemical Engineering and Department of Civil Engineering on 22/06/2015 To 26/06/2015 at VVP Engineering College, Rajkot.
A training workshop on “Industrial Safety & Ergonomics” jointly organized by Tata Chemicals Limited, Mithapur & Department of Industrial Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Atmiya University on 30/01/2019 at Tata Chemicals Limited, Mithapur, Devbhoomi Dwarka.
“Season 5 of Skycampus on the theme The Future of Skills – Education, Employment & Entrepreneurship” Day 2 – Expert Sessions for FDP by Dr. Sibaram Khara, Vice Chancellor, Sharda University Rishikesh Patankar, Chief Operating Officer, CSC e-Governance Services India Ltd Moderated by Dr B Anbuthambi, President, ICT Academyon 12thMay, 2020
An Online Faculty Development Programme on “Rubrics development” from 18thApril 2020 to 15thMay 2020 organized by Atmiya University, Rajkot
2 Mr. Viral H. Karia Participated in “COVID-19: Virology, Epidemiology, Diagnostics and Prophylaxis” organized by Life-science of Centre of Education, IITE Gandhinagar on 12thand 13thApril 2020.
Participated in “How to publish a High Quality Technical Journal Paper” organized by IEEE on 20thApril 2020
Online ConFab on “Heal your Body, Heal your Mind, Heal your Soul” organized by Centre of Extension IITE, Gandhinagar on 20thMay 2020
An Online Faculty Development Programme on “Rubrics development” from 18thApril 2020 to 15thMay 2020 organized by Atmiya University, Rajkot
3 Dr. Pankajkumar M. Akbari An Online Faculty Development Programme on “Rubrics development” from 18thApril 2020 to 15thMay 2020 organized by Atmiya University, Rajkot
“How to publish a High Quality Technical Journal Paper” organized by IEEE on 20thApril 2020.
4 Mr. Govind V. Vagadiya An Online Faculty Development Programme on “Rubrics development” from 18thApril 2020 to 15thMay 2020 organized by Atmiya University, Rajkot
5 Er. Dhaval A. Tank Participated in