HOD's Desk

Welcome to the Department of Chemistry. The department is one of the oldest department of PSG College of Technology. A team of qualified faculty members teach chemistry and train a variety of engineering students from different engineering departments. With experience in salient research areas, we strive to uplift the research capabilities of the department through publications and consultancy.

Dr.Kumaravel M. , Professor & Head

The Department of Chemistry was established in 1951. The department actively supports the engineering departments of the college in teaching and research. Courses of interest, being offered by the department for various UG and PG programmes include Corrosion Engineering, Fuel cells, Polymer technology, Nanomaterials chemistry, Electrochemical sensors, etc. The department offers Ph.D. programmes in various fields of chemistry. Research laboratories have been established in the fields of Bio-electrochemistry, Electrochemical and Photoelectrochemical water treatment, corrosion engineering and advanced materials to enable faculty to take up effective research. The department also takes up industrial consultancy.


The department envisions fostering the basic and advanced level of understanding of the concepts of chemistry for the engineering students and visualizes the uplift of research ranging from electrochemistry, polymer science and photochemistry to inter-disciplinary studies in biomembrane, proteins and materials science.


The department continuously strives to provide quality education in chemistry to the engineering students and works to promote innovative research activities and consultancy services aimed at providing effective solutions for societal and industrial problems.

  • Dr.R.Rudramoorthy 2002 - 2005