Department of Polymer Engineering was established in 1996 with an aim to provide technical services and manpower to various polymer industries and academic research institutions and national laboratories. A four year undergraduate program, B.Tech in polymer engineering, first of its kind in Tamil Nadu, was started with an intake of 30 students. The department has adequate infrastructure and well-equipped laboratories and it is empowered with a team of highly qualified faculty members. The programme was accredited by NBA and secured ‘A’ Grade for 5 years from August 2002 & re audited in January 2008 and accredited for 5 years again with effect from 19.7.08.
=> B.Tech. Polymer Engineering
=> M.Tech. Polymer Technology
=> Ph.D. Polymer Technology
=> Accredited by National Board of Accreditation with highest grade.
=> Excellent infrastructure with extensive and imported instruments for synthesis of polymers, testing and processing of plastics, rubbers and composites and Moldflow and other software for mould and product design.
Highly qualified faculty with expertise in diversified polymer fields
=> Funded projects from AICTE, DST, DRDO, NRB etc (Rs 1.83 crores).
=> World class research facility for the development of high performance polymers , polymer electrolytes , polymer nanomaterials, coatings and nanocomposites ( FTIR, DSC, TGA, DMA, XRD, Electrochemical workstation, Particle size analyzer, Glove box etc.).
=> Assured placement for all qualified students.
=> Excellent scope for higher studies and research in abroad.
=> Class Rooms Facilities
=> Polymer Preparation Lab
=> Chemical Engineering Lab
=> Polymer Testing Lab
=> Polymer Processing Lab
=> Computer Aided Product Design and Analysis Lab
=> Polymer Research Lab
=> The University organised Silver Jubilee celebrations. The Department participated in the Inhouse Exhibition on "Major applications of Polymers in domestic and industrial applications” on 12 -13 February, 2011 in the Department. There was a good response for the Inhouse Exhibition. More than 1000 students participated and was benefited by knowing the latest advancement in the polymer industries.
=> The department has organised two days National Conference on “Frontiers in Polymer Nano Materials and Composites during 18-19 March, 2010.
=> Organized one day programme on "Catch them Young – handling of plastic waste for clean environment" for Corporation and Govt school children in Sep 2008. More than 800 school children participated.
=> The Department has organized one day awareness programme on "Polyvision 2005" – an exposition of materials of the millenium – polymer materials and their applications in science, engineering and technology” on October 15, 2005 for the benefit of plus 2 science and maths group children of schools from Chennai at the Convention Centre of the College. The chief guests of honour are Mr. Krish S. Iyengar, Regional Manager, Reliance Industries Ltd., and Mr.P.B. Raman, Chief Executive, Hydro S & S Industries Ltd.
=> The Department has organized two day national Seminar on "Emerging Trends on Biodegradable Plastics" on 15-16 September, 2004 at the Thaikapa Auditorium. The seminar was partly supported by All India Council for Technical Education, New Delhi and Tamil Nadu State Council for Science and Technology, Chennai. Dr. Sushil K.Verma, Director General of CIPET inaugurated the function with his introductory lecture on "Biodegradable Plastics: An alternate solution for waste management". There was a good response for the seminar. Overall there were more than 250 persons participated the seminar.
=> The Department has organized two day national Seminar on "Emerging Trends on Biodegradable Plastics" on 15-16 September, 2004 at the Thaikapa Auditorium. The seminar was partly supported by All India Council for Technical Education, New Delhi and Tamil Nadu State Council for Science and Technology, Chennai. Dr. Sushil K.Verma, Director General of CIPET inaugurated the function with his introductory lecture on "Biodegradable Plastics: An alternate solution for waste management". There was a good response for the seminar. More than 250 persons participated in the seminar.
Department of Polymer Engineering
B.S.Abdur Rahman University
Chennai – 600 048,
Contact No : +91-44-22751347, 48, 50, 75, Extn: 196
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