Dr. T Jeevananda
Associate Professor & Head

The Department of Chemistry at RNSIT was established in the year 2001 during the inception of the Institution. The Vision of the Department is to meet the core requirement of Chemistry in the field of Applied Science and Technology.

The Department is headed by Dr. T. Jeevananda, who has 20 years of Teaching and Research experience of which 3 years as Post-Doctoral Scientist in South Korea. He has published more than 30 research articles in National and International SCI journals of repute [Google Scholar, h-Index-15, total citations-873]. He also presented around 25 research findings in national and international conferences. 2 review articles and a book on Engineering Chemistry for I/II Semester B.E. Course As per VTU, CBCS Scheme for the academic year 2018-19.The other Faculty members of the department are highly qualified, experienced and dedicated teaching faculty members of which two are Doctorates and three are pursuing their Ph.D. degree. The Department is well equipped with lab facilities to meet the curriculum of Engineering Chemistry.

In the year 2008, the department got approved by VTU as R & D Centre for carrying out research work and to pursue PhD degree. The Department has a strong record of achievements both in teaching and research activities. The Department, R & D Centre has published more than 20 research articles in reputed National and International Journals in the previous years. The Department provide graduate students with the foundation needed for a meaningful professional career and a lifetime of independent learning. The department also organizes lectures to encourage students to upgrade their knowledge.

The Department of Chemistry has organized a National Conference on Recent Trends in Materials Chemistry and Engineering (RTMCE-2011) during September 29-30, 2011. Some of the Research Activities at the Department are,


To meet the core requirement of chemistry in the field of science and technology


  1. To impart fundamental knowledge and enhance advanced skills to students to meet the global challenges
  2. To address day to day needs through research and development activity for Eco-friendly solutions
  3. To take up research and consultancy work in collaboration with other institutions and universities


Teaching Staff

Non-Teaching Staff