INDIRA GANDHI INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, sarang
ଇନ୍ଦିରା ଗାନ୍ଧୀ ବୈଷୟିକ ଅନୁଷ୍ଠାନ, ସରାଙ୍ଗ
An Autonomous Institute of Govt. of Odisha

Chemical Engineering

Vision of the Department

To be recognised among highly ranked Chemical Engineering programs of the nation through pursuit of excellence in teaching and research in all sub areas of Chemical Engineering and in service to the public.

Mission of the Department

To produce well trained Chemical Engineering graduates with innovative thinking, knowledge and skills to excel in postgraduate programmes or to succeed in technical profession and to instil in them the spirit of passion and dedication to work creatively and effectively for the betterment of humankind.

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)

Sl. No. Programme Educational Objectives
1 To produce highly qualified, well-rounded, and motivated graduates possessing fundamental knowledge of Chemical Engineering who can provide leadership and service to Odisha, the Nation, and the World
2 To pursue creative research and new technologies in Chemical Engineering and across disciplines in order to serve the needs of industry, government, society, and the scientific community by expanding the body of knowledge in the field.
3 To develop partnerships with industrial and government agencies.
4 To achieve visibility by active participation in conferences and technical and community activities.
5 To publish enduring scientific articles and books.

Programme Outcomes (POs)

  • An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, the sciences and engineering principles to problems in chemical engineering.
  • An ability to understand and apply fundamental scientific and engineering principles to engineering problems in the context of the interrelationships between structure, properties, processing, and performance of all classes of chemical process systems
  • An ability to design, conduct, analyse, and interpret results of laboratory experiments that involve the behaviour of materials in engineering applications, including the use of statistical and computational methods.
  • Familiarity and experience with modern techniques, instrumentation and other tools require for experimental and engineering design, data collection, and data analysis in the practice of chemical engineering.
  • An ability to work in and provide leadership for diverse teams in the solution of engineering problems.
  • An ability to identify, formulate and solve engineering problems which involve application and selection of materials.
  • An understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities and their implications
  • An ability to communicate effectively through written reports and oral presentations, including preparation of professional-quality visual aids.
  • The broad education necessary to understand the impact of materials engineering problems and solutions in a global/societal context.
  • A recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in life-long learning.
  • A knowledge of contemporary issues in the context of engineering problems in chemical engineering.

Laboratory Facilities

The department has the following state-of-the-art and well equipped laboratories.

  • Fluid Flow Lab.
  • Chemical Technology Lab.
  • Fuel Technology Lab.
  • Heat Transfer Lab.
  • Mass Transfer lab.
  • Process Control Lab.
  • Chemical Reaction Engineering Lab.
  • Computer Aided Design Lab.

As the institute is located in an industrial belt, which boasts of different Chemical, Metallurgical & Power sectors, there is ample opportunity for proper interaction and adequate practical training for the students. Keeping aforementioned development in view, the department is offering courses to provide Bachelor Degree in Chemical Engineering since 1994.

Scope of Chemical Engineering

The Chemical Engineering graduates have bright scope of employment in Fertilizer, Petrochemicals, Cement, Metallurgical, Paper, Pharmaceutical & Software Industries. The course structure has been revised in accordance with the need of different industries. To cope with the demand of software engineers, the department is putting extra emphasis on computer related subjects. The department arranges industrial study tours to make the students acquainted with different industries. The department has one Chemical Engineering Society, which is actively engaged in all total development of the students. This department is also a Student Chapter of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, which is actively involved in various student related activities.

Research Activities

The following research activities are presently going on and a good number of papers in the following area are published, in National and International Journals.

  • Coal Washing
  • Fluidization
  • Simulation & Modeling
  • Simulation & Modeling
  • Mineral Processing

Project and Consultancy

The department offers consultancy service to the near by industries.