One day practical training program on making of Soaps and detergents was organized on 20/02/2021 by Department of Chemistry in association with Vigyjan Sagar Science and Technology Park Ramavarmapuram Thrissur.
First year PG students of Chemistry attended 2-day training Programme on Polymer Processing Techniques and Quality Control in CIPET: IPT Kochi and also complete their industrial visit in the same institution.
RESEARCH ORIENTATION CLUB – INSPIRE
QUIZ CLUB “EXCITED”
STEP ‘Science talent enhancement program’ as a part of extension activity department conducted an exciting chemistry exhibition for School students on 27/11/2021
Department is providing a certificate course for PG students. ‘Certificate course on Basic Chemistry Software’s’. Resource person Dr. Vijisha K Rajan, Assistant professor, Department of Nanoscience, Calicut university.
Alumni lecture series on the topic “Nanostructured materials for biomedical and catalytic applications” on 13/10/2021 Chief Guest of the day was Dr. Nandanan Erathodiyil Principal scientist, Nano biolab, Singapore.
The Post Graduate Department of Chemistry (Self-financing), Christ College (Autonomous) Irinjalakuda (Autonomous), Thrissur has organized a lecture series on 'Recent advances in materials science' on 26/08/22 (Friday) between 10.00 am to 11.30 am, through the google meet platform: https://meet.google.com/oiw-bdbp-syz. As part of this, the first talk on the series was handled by Dr. Tania Francis, Assistant Professor and Head of the Department of Chemistry, St. Josephs College (Autonomous) Devagiri, Calicut on the topic: ‘Green composites for biomedical applications’.
The program was compered by Ms. Kavya Manoj, third sem MSc Chemistry (SF) student, The program started with silent prayer. Ms. Greeni K I, Program Coordinator Department of Chemistry (self) welcomed everyone. Dr. Vivekanandan P, coordinator of self financing course delivered the presidential address and officially inaugurated the function. Ms. Sumayya, First Sem M. Sc. Chemistry SF student introduced the Chief Guest, Dr.Tania Francis.
Dr.Tania Francis started the session by a brief description of plastic and later explained various issues that arises in present scenario. Replacement of plastic by biodegradable alternatives such as biopolymers, biocomposites, HDPE, LDPE, biofillers was of prior important throughout the session. Utilization of areca nut leaf sheath fibres for extraction of cellulose whiskers and chitosan preparation were explained. A brief note on career and research in this field were also discussed.
Ms. Meril Shelly, Coordinator, Research Orientation Club conveyed the vote of thanks. The session was truly informative to the students.
The Post Graduate Department of Chemistry (Self-financing), Christ College (Autonomous) Irinjalakuda (Autonomous), Thrissur has arranged an industrial visit to Vajra Rubber Products (P) Limited, Konathukunnu, Thrissur, Kerala on 30/08/22 (Tuesday). The Industrial Visit was conducted on behalf of the ability enhancement course.
11 students and 2 teachers (Ms. Greeni K I and Ms. Meril Shelly) visited the industry. The theoretical aspects, formulations of rubber products were explained by Mr. Rajesh Kumar and the lab-in-charge of each department. The students were much aware about the composite processing techniques, instrumentations, workshops and internship provided by the institute. The program was helpful to the students.