Chemical Engg. Department

Introduction:

Established in the year 1997, Chemical Engineering Department is one of the oldest department of the institute. The department has 12 well qualified faculty members and 03 supporting staff led by Head of Department Prof. Mukesh B. Dhangar. The department has total well equipped laboratories which satisfy all the requirements of the new curricula proposed by GTU. With the help of state of art laboratories, the practice oriented learning is imparted to the students. The departmental library helps the students in having ready references. Industrial visits & Expert speeches are the regular features of the department. Since the inception of Gujarat Technological University in 2008, till date 05 students of the Chemical EngineeringDepartment have secured University Gold Medal for Chemical Branch. The Department has organized various state level and national level conferences, seminars, workshops, webinars, STTPs, FDPs, etc.  Department has achieved noteworthy placement of pass out students in over 50 industries through campus interviews.Chemical Engineering Department is recognized as Schedule I Environmental auditor by Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB), Gandhinagar. Till date more than 200 projects have been taken over by the audit cell which includes various industries of private, multinational & government sector.

Vision of the Department

To attain national recognition in training students to meet the challenging needs of chemical & allied industries and society.

Mission of the Department

M-1: To provide high quality education in tune with changing requirements of industry.
M-2: To provide knowledge and to develop skills in areas of chemical and allied fields.
M-3: To foster industry-academia relationship for mutual benefit and growth.
M-4: To prepare competent engineers with leadership qualities.
M-5: To train students as a Professional Chemical Engineers by providing high quality education and training.

Program Outcomes (PO)

  1. Basic and Discipline specific knowledge: Apply knowledge of basic mathematics, science and engineering fundamentals and engineering specialization to solve the engineering problems.
  2. Problem analysis: Identify and analyse well-defined engineering problems using codified standard methods.
  3. Design/ development of solutions: Design solutions for well-defined technical problems and assist with the design of systems components or processes to meet specified needs.
  4. Engineering Tools, Experimentation and Testing: Apply modern engineering tools and appropriate technique to conduct standard tests and measurements.
  5. Engineering practices for society, sustainability and environment: Apply appropriate technology in context of society, sustainability, environment and ethical practices.
  6. Project Management: Use engineering management principles individually, as a team member or a leader to manage projects and effectively communicate about well-defined engineering activities.
  7. Life-long learning: Ability to analyse individual needs and engage in updating in the context of technological changes.

    Program Educational Objectives (PEO): 
  1. Knowledge Sharing: To prepare students for the challenging professional world in the area of chemical engineering by providing fundamental engineering knowledge.
  2. Application of Knowledge: To deliver fundamentals of science, engineering and technology required to analyse and solve chemical engineering problems.
  3. Career Advancement: To get job as a professional to pursue higher studies in chemical & allied sectors.
  4. Ethical & Professional Skills: To inculcate ethical thinking, professional attitude, effective communication skills, supervisory skill and team work in students to become a successful professional.
  5. Life Long Learning: To Pursue continue life-long learning through professional practice, further graduate education or other training programs in engineering science or other professional fields.

  1. Program Specific Outcomes (PSO):
  1. Understand and apply basic concepts of Chemical Engineering necessary for working in industry or in engineering practices as well as higher study.
  2. Apply the fundamental knowledge of Chemical Engineering to solve technical problems using engineering equations and principles.
  3. Explore the knowledge of Chemical Engineering in core & multi-disciplinary areas through team work in challenging environment.

Staff List

Mr. K. R. Desai
Designation  :     PRINCIPAL
Education Qualification  :   BE, M. Tech. (Chemical)
Experience: -  :  21.9 Year
Email  : krd.ngpp@gmail.com
Mr. M. B. Dhangar
Designation  :    HOD
Education Qualification  :  B.E.,M.Tech. (Chemical)
Experience: -  :  15.5 Years
Email  :  mbd.ngpp@gmail.com
Mr. H. S. Desai
Designation  :   Lecturer
Education Qualification  :  B. E. (Chemical)
Experience: -  :  12.5 Year
Email  :  hsd.ngpp@gmail.com
Ms. P. K. Patel
Designation  :   Adhoc. Lecturer
Education Qualification  :   BE(Chemical.)
Experience: -  :  4.10 year
Email  :  pkp.ngpp@gmail.com
Ms. R. B. Bhandari
Designation  :   Adhoc. Lecturer
Education Qualification  :   BE(Chemical.)
Experience: -  :  4.10 Years
Email  :  brb11.ngpp@gmail.com
Ms. R. S. Patel
Designation  :   Adhoc. Lecturer
Education Qualification  :   BE(Chemical.)
Experience: -  :  3.10 Year
Email  :  rsp.ngpp@gmail.com
Ms. Z. J. Patel
Designation  :   Adhoc. Lecturer
Education Qualification  :   BE(Chemical.)
Experience: -  :  3.5 Year
Email  :  zjp.ngpp@gmail.com
Ms. S. P. Pal
Designation  :   Adhoc. Lecturer
Education Qualification  :   BE(Chemical.)
Experience: -  :  2.5 Year
Email  :  sppchem.ngpp@gmail.com
Ms. N. A. Shukla
Designation  :   Adhoc. Lecturer
Education Qualification  :   BE(Chemical.)
Experience: -  :  1.10 Year
Email  :  nas.ngpp@gmail.com
Ms. M. M. Vaghela
Designation  :   Adhoc. Lecturer
Education Qualification  :   BE(Chemical.)
Experience: -  :  1.5 Year
Email  :  mmv.ngpp@gmail.com
Mr. P. M. Mehta
Designation  :   Adhoc. Lecturer
Education Qualification  :   BE(Chemical.)
Experience: -  :  0.6 Year
Email  :  pmm.ngpp@gmail.com
Mr. B. H. Patel
Designation  :   Lecturer
Education Qualification  :   BE(Chemical.)
Experience: -  :  0.6 Year
Email  :  bhp.ngpp@gmail.com
Ms. H. S. Pathak
Designation  :   Lecturer
Education Qualification  :   BE(Chemical.)
Experience: -  :  0.6 Year
Email  :  hsp.ngpp@gmail.com
Mr. M. J. Patel
Designation  :    Lab Assistant
Education Qualification  :   B. Com
Experience: -  : 13.5 year
Email  : mjp.ngpp@gmail.com
Mr. B. G. Tailor
Designation  :    Lab Assistant
Education Qualification  :   M. Sc. (Bio technology)
Experience: -  :  11.5 year
Email  :  bgt.ngpp@gmail.com
Mr. R. A. Patel
Designation  :    Lab Assistant
Education Qualification  :  B. Com, JCHNP, CCNA
Experience  :  17 Years 5 Months
Email  :   rapm.ngpp@gmail.com
Mr. N. S. Kokni
Designation  :   Hamal
Education Qualification  :   STD. 7
Date Of Joining  : 15/02/2001
Email  : --
 

Laboratory

Sr. No.

Lab ID

Name of Laboratory

Major Equipment’s

1

CH-1

Petroleum Refining &
Petrochemical Technology

Abel’s Flash Point Apparatus.
Pensky Marten’s Flash Point Apparatus.
Redwood, Engler&Saybolt Viscometer.
Smoke Point Apparatus.
Penetro Meter.
Rams bottoms Apparatus.
Conradson Apparatus.
Ring & Ball Apparatus.
Could & Pour Point Apparatus.
ASTM Distillation Set Up

2

CH-2

Mechanical Operation

Plate & Frame Filter Press.
Cyclone Separator.
Roll Crusher.
Ball Mill.
Vibrating Screen.
Double Cone Mixer.
Centrifugal Machine.
Froth Flotation Cell.
Sieve Shaker.
Weight Balance (500 & 1000 gm)

3

CH-3

Utilities & Instrumentation In
Chemical Plant

“HEM” make Temp. Controller (Digital On/Off WithThermister Sensor)
Hg Filled & Bimetallic Temperature Gauge
Toshniwal RTD-100-3 Wire
RTD-100-2 Wire Simplex
Thermocouple K, T & J Simplex

4

CH-4

Chemical Process Technology &
Fertilizer Technology

Only Glassware

5

CH-5

Mass Transfer & Sugar &
Food Technology

Adsorption
Fluidization
Rotary Drier
Ion Exchanger Unit
Tray Drier
Vapor Liquid Equilibrium Apparatus
Water Cooling Tower With compressor
Absorption in Packed Column with compressor
Distillation (Fractional Distillation)
Muffle Furnace
Batch Crystallizer
Double Wedge Polari Meter
Brix Hydrometer

6

CH-7

Process Heat Transfer

Heat Transfer through Composite Wall.
Stefan Boltzmann Apparatus.
Thermal Conductivity of Insulating Powder
Triple Effect Evaporator.
Shell & Tube Heat Exchanger.
Heat Transfer in Agitated Vessel.
Finned Tube Heat Exchanger.
Vertical, Horizontal Condenser with Baby Boiler.
Bare and Leg pipe with Baby Boiler

7

CH-16

Safety  & Effluent Treatment

B.O.D Incubator
Bomb Colorimeter
C.O.D Digester
Digital Photoelectric Colorimeter
Digital Spectrophotometer (Elico)
Centrifuge Machine
Water Shaker Bath
Ultra Sonic Bath

Expert Speech

Details of Expert Speech

Sr.
No.

Name of Expert

Topic
Covered

Date of
Lecture

Numbers
benefited

Year: 2020 – 2021

1

Mr. Mahesh J. Patel

Challenges and scope for diploma engineers in fertilizer industry

05-05-2020

80

2

Mr.VirendraYadav

Garbage to Gold

23-05-2020

80

Year: 2019 – 2020

1

Mr.JaydeepsinhBarad

Instrumentation
(DCS, SCADA, control loops)

27-08-2019

100

2

Mr. Jalal Baig

Technical operation & skill development

20-12-2019

100

3

Mr. S. V. Detroja

Fertilizer production & plant operation skill

20-12-2019

88

Year: 2018 – 2019

1

Mr.ShreyanSuthar

Mfg. of Nylon-6

19-02-2018

198

2

Mr.Kimshukdesai

Application of surfactant

05-04-2019

76

3

Mr.Bhavesh G. tailor

Pollution control & industrial safety

05-04-2019

83

Industrial Visit

Details of Industrial Visits

Sr.
No.

Name of Industry

Date of
Visit

Numbers
Of Students

Semester/
Year

Year: 2020 – 2021

Since March, 2020 no industrial visits are possible due to pandemic situation

Year: 2019 – 2020

1

Kakrapar Atomic Power Station, Kakrapar

19-09-2019

51

3rd/2nd

2

Kakrapar Atomic Power Station, Kakrapar

20-09-2019

55

3rd/2nd

3

ShriKhedutShahkatiKhandUdhyogMandali Ltd., Bardoli

21-12-2019

78

6th/3rd

4

SUMUL Dairy, Surat

26-12-2019

78

6th/3rd

Year: 2018 – 2019

1

J. K Paper Mill, Songadh

05-01-2019

39

4th/2nd

2

Madhi Sugar Factory

05-01-2019

39

4th/2nd

3

J. K Paper Mill, Songadh

18-01-2019

47

4th/2nd

4

Shree MadhiVibhagShahkariKhandUdhyogMandali Ltd., Madhi

18-01-2019

47

4th/2nd

5

Globe Enviro Pvt. Ltd., Sachin

24-01-2019

98

4th/2nd

6

KrishakBharti Co-operative Ltd., Hazira

22-02-2019

42

6th/3rd

7

Debrisol, Waste Management Company, Vyara

08-04-2019

40

6th/3rd

8

SardarSarovar Dam
& Hydro Power Station, Kevadia

30-07-2019

100

5th/3rd

Department Achivements

Faculty Achievement

Sr. No.

Academic
Year

Details of Achievements

1

2009-10

Mr. Latesh B. Chaudhari (Gold Medalist in Post-Graduation in Chemical Engineering)

2

2011-12

Mr. Kartik R. Desai (Gold Medalist in Post-Graduation in Chemical Engineering)

3

2012-13

Mr. Tarak C. Padhiyar (Gold Medalist in Post-Graduation in Chemical Engineering)

4

2013-14

Mr. Mukesh B. Dhangar

  1. Received Pedagogical Innovation Award 2013 by GTU Innovation Council for continuing     efforts towards innovation pedagogies at various levels at Navsari innovation sankul and at GTU innovation council at large.
  2. Filed a patent titled “Novel Technique of Purification of Distillery Spent Wash” No. 3446/MUM/2013.

 

Students Achievement

Sr. No.

Academic
Year

Details of Achievements

1

2011-12

GohilPintubhaGhanshyamsinh  (GTU Gold Medalist)

2

2015-16

SutharShreyanshkumarHarshadkumar (GTU Gold Medalist)

3

2018-19

RotliwalaVidhiYogeshkumar(GTU Gold Medalist)

4

2020-21

Desai HardikkumarDhanjibhai(GTU Gold Medalist)

5

2021-22

AhiravkarYashBharatkumar(GTU Gold Medalist)

Department Achievement

Sr. No.

Details of Achievements

1

Chemical Engineering Department is recognized as Schedule – I Environmental Auditor by Gujarat Pollution Control Board, Gandhinagar.

2

The Environmental Audit Laboratory is Accreditated by NABL as per the ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Standard.

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