National Conference on
Trends in Materials and Chemical Sciences
(TMCS – 2019)
4 – 5, November 2019
Manipal Academy of Higher Education is synonymous with excellence in higher education. Recently it has been recognized as Institute of Eminence by MHRD. Over 28,000 students from 57 different nations live, learn and play in the sprawling University town, nestled on a plateau in Karnataka’s Udupi district. It also has nearly 2500 faculty and almost 10000 other support and service staff, who cater to the various professional institutions in health sciences, engineering, management, communication, commerce and humanities which dot the Wi-Fi-enabled campus. The University has off-campuses in Mangalore, Bangalore, Jaipur, Sikkim and off-shore campuses in Dubai, Nepal, Antigua and Malaysia. Every institute has world class facilities and pedagogy, which are constantly reviewed and upgraded to reflect the latest trends and developments in higher education.
Manipal Institute of Technology (MIT) was established in 1957 and is recognized as one of the top private engineering institutions in India. MIT is offering the undergraduate, post graduate and Ph.D. programs in engineering and basic sciences with state-of-art class rooms and laboratory facilities. The academic programs are approved by AICTE and accredited by NBA. MIT has highly motivated and well qualified faculty having research collaborations with nationally and internationally reputed institutions and research projects funded by various Govt. funding agencies like SERB (DST), CSIR, DBT, BRNS (DAE), Ministry of Earth sciences etc.
Department of Chemistry started its functioning from the inception of MIT. The department offers Engineering Chemistry for Undergraduate students. It also offers Masters and Ph.D. programs in Chemistry. The department has self-motivated faculty and most of them are recognized as research guides by MAHE. The department has made significant contribution to research in the areas of Chemistry and its allied branches. Research activities in various fields such as Liquid crystals, Corrosion studies, Green chemistry, Medicinal chemistry, Polymers, Supercapacitors, Chemical education, Synthetic chemistry etc. are being pursued by the faculty. The department is equipped with sophisticated facilities like NMR (central facility), FTIR, UV-Visible spectrometer, Electrochemical work station, Thermal analyzer, flash chromatography etc.