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The Department of Science and Humanities, RATHINAM TECHNICAL CAMPUS offers Science and Humanities Courses as prescribed by the curriculum of Anna University in the 1st year of the engineering programme and comprise four discipline English, Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry. The objective of the department is to provide value-based education to budding scientists and engineers so that they can become professionals on the forte of sciences. Moreover, the Department is committed to serving the needs of various branches of engineering by fostering an effective teaching and learning environment. Well-spaced Physics and Chemistry Laboratories equipped with adequate instruments add value to the basic science department.

The department of Science and Humanities believes firmly that discipline is the basis of character and success builds on character. The department endeavours to make success a habit for the freshman engineer. Along with a strong foundation in basic sciences necessary for their engineering pursuit, to realize the departmental objectives practically, the department plays an active role in conducting soft skills, Verbal Reasoning and Quantitative Aptitude, Critical Reading, and Problem-Solving training classes, to the student community through the finishing school program which is spread over all the four years of the B. Tech programmes.

VISION

To be a leading and path-breaking institution in a multi-disciplinary Institution in multi-disciplinary education, research and industry-related development for meeting the challenges of New India.

MISSION

M1 Provide quality Engineering Education, Foster Research and Development; inculcate innovation in Engineering and Technology through state-of-the-art infrastructure.

M2 Nurture young men and women capable of assuming leadership roles in society for the betterment of the country.

M3 Collaborate with industry, government organizations, and society for curriculum Alignment and focused relevant outreach activities.

  • To prepare students by introducing them to the skills, habits, and positive attitudes that lead to success through the induction programme.
  • To give a common starting point to all the students by addressing varying weaknesses of incoming students with diverse backgrounds through bridge courses.
  • To provide a solid foundation in mathematical and scientific fundamentals necessary for understanding engineering concepts.
  • To develop the communicative, managerial, analytical, quantitative, creative skills and sportsmanship of the students with a sharp focus on environmental issues and professional ethics.
  • To produce an engineer with humanness with universal human values who is willing to learn, perform, excel, innovate and face the challenges of the globalized competitive professional environment successfully.
CHEMISTRY LABORATORY:

The Chemistry Laboratory is spacious, well-equipped, and air-conditioned. Keeping in view the recent developments in science and the present needs in industries, the Chemical Laboratory Technology program has been framed so that future Engineers acquire practical laboratory techniques as well as applied theoretical principles necessary for a successful career in today’s chemical industry.

FACILITIES:

The Chemistry lab is equipped with a Digital pH meter, Spectrophotometer, Flame Photometer, Conductivity Meter, Hot Air Oven, and Hot Plate.

PHYSICS LABORATORY:

The Physics Laboratory is spacious, well-equipped, and air-conditioned. A separate dark room is attached for the conduct of optics experiments. All the experiments are designed to correlate theoretical knowledge with practical applications. Practical oriented difficult experiments are also demonstrated to the students for a better understanding of the concepts.

FACILITIES:

The Physics lab is equipped with the Traveling Microscope, Lee’s disc apparatus, Energy Bandgap apparatus, Spectrometer, Laser Source, Fiber Optic Trainer, Air Wedge apparatus, and Ultrasonic Interferometer.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE LABORATORY:

Rathinam Technical Campus is proud to own Digital English Language Lab-created on our own.    The course materials are getting executed by Rathinam Learning Hub and since then used vastly with more advanced features to benefit the learning crowd.  The features are easily accessible on Mobile too.  The salient feature of this Digital English Language Lab is focusing on Reading, Writing, Speaking & Listening Skills, and overall enhancement of the Language Skills. Digital English Language Lab is currently getting used for 2nd-year and 3rd-year Engineer Students as per Anna University Syllabus for both odd and even semesters.

Paper Publication Details

S.NO Paper Publication Details
1 D. Tamilselvi “Effect of Cu – doping on the structural and optical properties of ZnO nanocrystallites prepared by chemical precipitation method’’ journal named “Journal of Ovonic Research”, Vol. 14, No. 1, January – February 2018, p. 9 – 15, published by National Institute of Research and Development for Optoelectronics (INOE).
2 D. Tamilselvi “Electrical Conductivity Studies of Zinc Oxide, Nickel Doped Zinc Oxide Poly (O-Toluidine) Nanocomposite Using Chemical Oxidative Polymerization”, a journal named “Egyptian Journal of Chemistry”, Vol. 62, Special Issue (Part 2), December-2019, pp. 785-795. DOI: 10.21608/ejchem.2019.14744.1897, published by National Information and Documentation Center. (NIDOC).
3 D.Tamilselvi. “Electrical conductivity study of poly (p-anisidine) doped and undoped ZnO nanocomposite”. “Mediterranean Journal of Chemistry”, 9 (5), December-2019, pp.403-410. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13171/mjc01912071050kr
4 D. Tamilselvi “Effect of Ni-doping on the structural and optical properties of ZnO nanoparticles prepared by chemical precipitation method”, a journal named “Journal of Ovonic Research”, Vol. 16, No. 2, March – April 2020, pp. 123 – 130, published by National Institute of Research and Development for Optoelectronics (INOE).
5 D.Tamilselvi “Structural, the morphological and optical performance of synthesized Co, Mn/ZnO nanocomposites. “Journal of Ovonic Research” Vol. 16 September – October 2020, p. 337 – 343, published by National Institute of Research and Development for Optoelectronics (INOE).
6 D. Tamilselvi “Synthesis, structural, morphological, optical and electrical conductivity properties of aluminum doped ZnO/POLY (o-TOLUIDINE) (Al-ZnO-POT) nanocomposites. “Journal of Ovonic Research” Vol. 17, No. 3, May-June 2021, p. 313 – 322, published by National Institute of Research and Development for Optoelectronics (INOE).
7 R. Prakash, R. Sathish Kumar “Intuitionistic fuzzy stability results of the additive functional equation by two different approaches” Journal of Physics, July 2021,

” DOI: 10.1088/1742-6596/1964/2/022024″.

8 Joseph Nathanael, Kumaran Kannaiyan, K. K. Aruna, Seeram Ramakrishna, Vignesh

Kumaravel*, Global opportunities and challenges on net-zero CO2 emissions towards a sustainable future, Reaction Chemistry & Engineering, 2021, [doi: 10.1039/D1RE00233C]

9 B. Naveen, D. Durgalakshmi, K. K. Aruna, S. Balakumar and R. Ajay Rakkesh*, Recent Advances in Graphene-based Micro-Supercapacitors: Processes and Applications, Journal of Materials Research 2021, 1:18 [doi: 10.1557/s43578-021-00366-4]
10 K. K. Aruna*, R Ajay Rakkesh, Nickel Doped Two-Dimensional Molybdenum Disulfide as an Efficient Electrocatalyst for Hydrogen Evolution Reaction in Acid Water, J. Mat. Res. 2021, 1:13 [10.1557/s43578-021-00185-7]
11 K. K. Aruna* Electrochemical Hydrogen Evolution Reaction Triggered by Co2xMo1-xS2

(x = 0. 0.05 and 0.1) in Acidic Medium, Adv. Mat. Lett. 2021, 1-4 [doi: 10.5185/amlett.2021.081655]

12 K. HARIPRASAD, S. MUTHU SELVI, R. NANDHINI ‘A new cubic functional equation – a fixed point approach’’ANVESAK UGC Care Group 1 Journal`Vol. 51 PAGE NO (69-82) ISSN: 0378 – 4568
13 T. EDITH EVANGELINE ‘optimistic approach towards life in “resolution and independence” BY WILLIAM WORDSWORTH’’ANVESAK UGC Care Group 1 Journal`Vol. 51 PAGE NO (69-82) ISSN: 0378 – 4568

Book Publication Details

S.NO Book Publication Details
1 “Engineering Chemistry” M.Arunkumar, D.Tamilselvi, V.Jeevanantham, Srimaruthi Publishers, Chennai. (2017 regulation)
2 “Engineering Chemistry Laboratory” M.Arunkumar, D.Tamilselvi, V.Jeevanantham, Srimaruthi Publishers, Chennai. (2017 regulation)
3 “Engineering Mathematics-I” R. Prakash, V.Nirmala, P.Jayabal, S.Faridha, K.Umalakshmi. Charulatha Publications, Chennai.

Funding Details

Sl. No Faculty Name Title Funding Agency Grant amount Role Status
1. Dr.K. K. Aruna Development of Pd Diffused Transition Metal (Mo, Co, W) Based Chalcogenic Heterostructures Support on Carbon Nanostructures/Ni Foam for Electrochemical Water Splitting Aeronautical Research and Development Board

(AR&DB)

35.86 L Principal Investigator On-Going
2. Dr.K. K. Aruna Decision Support Tool for Climate Risk Management in Manufacturing Industries Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI) 7.3 L Mentor On-Going
3. Dr.K. K. Aruna Bifunctional Ternary ThioSpinel Nano forms@Carbon Nanostructures for Sustainable Energy Applications UGC-Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), Kalpakkam 15 L Principal Investigator Accepted for presentation
4. Dr.K. K. Aruna Development of Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell with Noble Metal Support on Electrospun Carbon/Nb Doped TiO2 Core-shell Nanofibre as Electrocatalyst ONGC 28 L Principal Investigator Submitted

Concept Note

5. Dr.K. K. Aruna Skill Development for Women Community through Science and Technology – Women in Combating Climate Change Azim Premji University Research Funding Programme 2021 17,76,500 Principal Investigator Submitted

Concept Note

Patent Details

S.NO Faculty Name Patent Title
1 Dr.V.Geethalakshmi Digital Temperature Control (DTC) Iron Box.
2. Mr.B.Sardakhan Smart Mobile handler for online tutoring.
3. Dr.K. K. Aruna Development of Amine free Carbon Impregnated Nonwomen Filter Membranes for Indoor Air Purifiers
4. Dr.K. K. Aruna Self-Sacrificial Nanomaterial Impregnated Carbon Nano-fibre Filter Membrane for Surgical Face Mask to Combat air Borne Pathogens)
S.No Name Designation Qualification
1 Mr. Jimry Henry Dean Engineering / S&H B.E., M.B.A., M.TECH., (Ph.D)
2 Mrs. D. Tamilselvi HoD / S&H MSC, M.Phil, (Ph.D)
3 Dr.R.Kavitha Professor – English M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D
4 Dr.B.Preethi Professor – Chemistry M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D
5 Dr.M.Bradha Professor – Physics M.Sc., M.Phil., PhD.
6 Dr.P.Krishna Kumar Professor – GE M.Sc., Ph.D.
7 Dr.V.Geetha Lakshmi Professor – Chemistry M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D
8 Dr.M.Raja ASP – Physics M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D
9 Dr.K.K.Aruna ASP – Physics M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D
10 Dr.A.Kabilath Begum ASP – English M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D
11 T.Ishwarya AP – Maths M.Sc., M. Phil.
12 R.Nandhini AP – Physics M.Sc., M. Phil., B.Ed
13 R.Ramya AP – GE M.E
14 P.Jayabal AP – Maths M.Sc., M. Phil., B.Ed
15 Athira AP – GE M.E
16 Athipathy AP – GE M.E
17 S.Kavitha AP – English M.Sc., M. Phil.
18 S.Ramesh Kumar AP – GE M.E
19 D.Ramesh AP – GE M.E
20 R.Sathish Kumar AP – Maths M.Sc., M. Phil.,B.Ed
21 R.Prakash AP – Maths M.Sc., M. Phil.,
22 K.Hari Prasad AP – Maths M.Sc., M. Phil.,
23 Pandi Elavarasan AP – GE M.E
24 B.Sardharkhan AP – Physics M.Sc., M. Phil.,
25 S.Muthuselvi AP – Maths M.Sc., M. Phil., S.LET.,
26 N.Gnana Prakash AP – GE M.E
27 K.Farina AP – English M.A., M.Phil.
28 K.Muthusamy AP – GE M.E., (Ph.D)
29 Dr. K. P. V. Sabareesh Professor – Physics M.Sc., Ph.D.
30 Dr. A. Selvakumar ASP – Maths M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D
31 Dr. N. Bhuvaneshwari ASP – Physics M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D
32 C.Suhasini AP – GE M.E
33 R.Karthika AP – GE M.E
34 S.Gajalakshmi AP – GE M.E
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