Chemical Engineering

Vision

The department shall strive towards globally recognized undergraduate Chemical Engineering program coupled with quality technical education in the field of chemical engineering, and research strength contributing to the needs of industry and society at large.

Mission

  • To offer firm foundation in both theoretical and applied aspects of Chemical Engineering.
  • Enabling to discover and disseminate knowledge through creative activity in research using state of the art laboratories and infrastructure by collaborating with industries and academic institutes.
  • To offer program that inculcates commitment, team work, leadership qualities and lifelong learning skills with societal and ethical values.
Under Graduate
Bachelors in Chemical Engineering
Duration of Course: 4 years

Faculty

Dr. Keshava Joshi
Dr. Keshava Joshi
Asst. Prof.

Dr. Keshava Joshi is an  Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at SDM College of Engineering and Technology, Dharwad, Karnataka, INDIA. He obtained his Bachelor of B.E in Chemical Engineering from REC, Hulkoti (KUD, Dharwad), Master degree in M.E in Chemical Engineering from TKIET, Warnanagar (Shivaji University) and Ph.D. from NITK-Surathkal, Karnataka India. He is guiding 1 Ph.D. student at Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belagavi, Karnataka and guided around 20 batches of U.G. students. He has Conducted 01 Conference, 02 Workshops and 03 seminars in the area of chemical and environmental engineering. He has published around 12 no. of papers at national and International Journal and 07 at conferences. He is the principal investigator for the Project entitled “Denitrification of municipal and industrial waste water using spouted bed bioreactor” for an amount of 20 lakhs sponsored by VGST, Bangalore. His area of interest is Environmental biotechnology.

Dr. Sreekanth B
Dr. Sreekanth B
Professor

Dr. Sreekanth B is an  Professor in the department of  Chemical Engineering at SDM College of Engineering and Technology, Dharwad, Karnataka, INDIA. He obtained his Bachelor of Chemical Engineering from  Siddaganga Institute of Technology, Tumkur (Bangalore University). Master degree in Chemical Engineering from Siddaganga Institute of Technology, Tumkur(VTU, Belagavi) and Ph.D. from Kuvempu University, Shankaraghatta, Karnataka, India. He is Guiding  1 Ph.D. student at Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belagavi, Karnataka and guided 5 batches U.G. Projects. Also Bagged best student project award by KSCST for the year 2015-16. Published 16 papers in International Journal, one paper in National Journal and one in conference proceedings and also a life member of ISTE and Electro-Chemical Society of India.

Dr. Shivanand Y Adaganti
Dr. Shivanand Y Adaganti
Assoc. Professor and Head

Dr. Shivanand Y. Adaganti is an Associate Professor  & HOD in the department of Chemical Engineering at SDM College of Engineering and Technology, Dharwad, Karnataka, INDIA. He obtained his Bachelor of Chemical Engineering from REC, Hulkoti (Karnataka University), Master degree in Chemical Plant Design from NITK, Surathkal. Guided 20 U.G. projects, Conducted one International Conference and 10 Workshop on Process Automation and Nanotechnology and achieved 2 awards, Published 12 papers at International Journal and at Conferences and life member of IIChE and ISTE.

H S Ashoka
H S Ashoka
Asst. Professor

Prof. Ashoka H.S. is an Assistant Professor in the department of Chemical Engg.at SDM College of Engineering and Technology, Dharwad, Karnataka, INDIA. He obtained his Bachelor degree in chemical Engg. from R.V. College of Engg. Bangalore.  Master degree in Chemical Plant Design from NITK, Surathkal  and guided 16 U.G. Projects, Conducted  01 Conference and attended various  Workshops on EMS, IPRS Nano Technology etc. And awarded special best project from KSCST, Bangalore. Published 04 no. of papers in National and International Journals and life member of IEI and ISTE.

S S Inamdar
S S Inamdar
Asst. Professor

Prof. S.S. INAMDAR is an Assistant Professor in the department of Chemical Engineering at SDM College of Engineering and Technology, Dharwad, Karnataka, INDIA. He obtained his Bachelor of Engineering degree  from  Karnataka University, RTE Engg. College Hulkoti; Master degree in Chemical Engineering  from RTE Engg. College Hulkoti., Karnataka and guided more than 30 U.G students. Conducted 1 Conference on Energy and 4 Workshops on Process Control and Safety and achieved Exemplary Teaching award.  Published 6  no. of papers at  International Journal and  2 at conferences and life member of ISTE and IE.

Dr. Lokeshwari N
Dr. Lokeshwari N
Asst. Professor

Dr. Lokeshwari Navalgund is an Asstiant Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at SDM College of Engineering and Technology, Dharwad, Karnataka, INDIA.  She obtained her Bachelor of B.E in Chemical Engineering from REC, Hulkoti (KUD, Dharwad), Master degree in M.Tech in Industrial Pollution Control from KREC Surathkal (Mangalore University) and Ph.D. from NITK-Surathkal, Karnataka India. She guided around 20 batches of U.G. students (05 are KSCST funded). She has Conducted 01 Conference and 02 seminars in the area of chemical and environmental engineering. She has published around 15 no. of papers at International Journal and 03 at conferences. She is a member for the Project entitled “Denitrification of municipal and industrial waste water using spouted bed bioreactor” for an amount of 20 lakhs sponsored by VGST, Bangalore. Her areas of interest are air quality modeling and waste water treatment and management.

Rashmi S H
Rashmi S H
Asst. Professor

Prof Rashmi S. H. is a Lecturer in the department of Chemical Engineering at SDM College of Engineering and Technology, Dharwad, Karnataka, INDIA. She obtained her Bachelor of Chemical Engineering from SDM College of Engineering and Technology, Dharwad. She is pursuing her Ph.D. under VTU, Belagavi. Conducted 03 Seminars and 02 Workshops in the field of Chemical Engineering. Published 03 papers in International Journals and 04 at conferences and a life member of “The Institute of Engineers”.

Kirankumar Rathod
Kirankumar Rathod
Asst. Professor

Prof. Kirankumar Rathod is an Assistant Professor in the department of Chemical Engineering at SDM College of Engineering and Technology, Dharwad, Karnataka, INDIA. He Obtained his Bachelor of Chemical Engineering from Bapuji Institute Engineering and Technology, Davanagere, Karnataka. Master degree in Energy Engineering from National Institute Technology, Tiruchirappalli, Taminadu. Pursuing Ph.D. in Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belagavi, Karnataka  India. Published 06 no. of papers at International Journal and 02 at conferences.

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

  • Analyze, design and professionally practice in the area of Chemical Engineering and allied disciplines by acquiring good knowledge of basic sciences and Chemical Engineering.
  • Create applications to solve real-life problems of Chemical Engineering in a broad range of career path to fulfill ethical, economical, environmental and social responsibilities.
  • Pursue higher studies and carry out research in Chemical Engineering and allied Engineering and Management.
  • Work in multidisciplinary teams with good communication skills and leadership qualities to solve engineering problems and develop entrepreneurial skills.

Program Outcome (POs)

  • PO 1. Engineering knowledge : Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.
  • 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 investigations 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 teamwork : 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.
  • PO 12. 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 to technological change.

Program Specific Outcome (PSOs)

  • PO 13. Plant operations and Control : Conceptualize the knowledge and information gained in mass and energy balance, thermodynamics, transport phenomena, kinetics, unit operations, process control, equipment design that can be used in design, control and optimizing the Chemical processes.
  • PO 14. Quality, Feasibility and impact studies : Develop an integrated process and modify it attributing to economy, environmental friendly, ethics coupled with safety by applying principles of chemical engineering.
  • PO 15. Development of engineering solutions through experiments : Apply knowledge of chemical engineering in solving both industry and academic problems using experimental methods including design of experiments and simulation to analyze, interpret and present the data.

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