HOD’s Message

The Department primarily focuses on teaching “Engineering Chemistry” which forms a core part of the first year foundation courses for all branches of engineering which includes both theory & practical classes for 1st and 2nd semester engineering students. Many engineers find that the study of Engineering Chemistry is an essential skill that helps to strengthen their theoretical fundamentals in the subject and enables them to develop an understanding of the practical applications of chemistry in industry and engineering fields. The department comprises of well qualified, dedicated and experienced faculty members who are actively involved in basic and applied research work and also educating the student mass

Research and Developmental activity:

Department of Chemistry has been recognized as a research centre by Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum in the year 2012 to offer Ph.D programme. The department has expertise in the field of Electrochemistry, Nanomaterials, Electrochemical sensors, Green chemistry, and Polymer technology. The Department continues to show its achievements in the area of research by publishing articles in National and International journals.

Details of Ph.D students registered at Dept. of Chemistry

Sl.No Name of student Name of Research Guide Title Year of Registration
1. Jyoti Shankarrao Kavirajwar Dr. S. Basavanna Effect of additives on grain refinement and Corrosion behaviour of nanocrystalline Zinc coatings November 2013
2. Gurumurthyappa V.N Dr. S. Basavanna Design of nanostructured metal oxide based electrochemical sensors for determination of important bio-molecules December


3. Vedamurthy K Dr. S. Basavanna Size and shape controlled synthesis of metal oxide nanoparticles for industrial applications December


Contact Information:
Head of Department

Email ID: chemistryhod@btlit.ac.in
Phone : +91-80-7835320-333