On 19th July 2018, expert lecture titled “Personality development for campus placement” was arranged by the chemical engineering department for pre final year students. Main motive of the lecture was to build the corporate values amongst the students by developing their personality. Mr Sachin Sehgal was the key note speaker for the same. He talked about the role of personality while appearing for the interviews. Development of positive attitude and positive change is personality development according to Mr Sehgal. He encouraged students to utilize the college and campus life for developing few skills which can benefit them during their placements. Confidence, body language, team work, time management, self motivation, leading quality etc were the sub topics of the lecture. He elaborated all these points and discussed about the ways to develop such qualities in the students.
Orientation programme for first year BE students of chemical engineering department was arranged on 19/7/18. DIstinguished alumnis were invited to motivate and guide the students for starting their college life. Students of BE chemical 5th semester and 3rd semester coordinated and managed the whole event under the guidance of Prof (Dr.) Purvi B Shukla.
Faculty Coordinator: Dr. (Prof.) Purvi B Shukla and Dr. (Prof. ) Niral J. Modi
Student Coordinator : Parth Tanna
The project fair – 2018 of Chemical Engineering Department as a part of KAIZEN – 2018 was organized on 12 th& 13th April, 2018. There were 18 groups of B. E. Final Year students and 12 M. E. Final Year students participated in the event. The projects were displayed in the laboratories of Chemical Engineering Department. The projects of the B.E. and M.E. students were displayed in the form of posters supported by the experimental setups, models and laptops. The projects were evaluated by Prof. (Dr.) Nitin Padhiyar, Professor in Chemical Engineering, IIT,
andhinagar and Shri. Hemalbhai Sheth, Deedygroup Company.
Principal Prof. (Dr.) G. P. Vadodaria along with media personnel and other dignitaries visited the project displayed by students. They took great interest in the projects and encouraged the faculties and students to take up more research activity in the department. Prof. J. K. Vyas, Head, Industrial Pollution Prevention, Center for Environment Education also visited the department and reviewed the projects. The students enthusiastically presented their project work to the other dignitaries and students who visited the department throughout the day. The student who visited the event got information about innovation aspects in Chemical engineering field and its importance in today’s context. All the dignitaries and students who were present during the event gave a very positive feedback about the event.
A wo-day NO-day workshop on Recent Trends in Chemical Engineering Environmental Management" was organised during 26th March 2018 to 27th March 2018 by the chemical engineering department. The main aim of the workshop was to make the students aware hout the ongoing trends in environmental management.
academicians and experts from the industries were invited to deliver the lectures. Mr SK Das (PDPU), Dr Vimal Gandhi DDIT) and ex officer from Saurashtra Chemical Pvt Ltd- Mr DN Sharma were the experts. In this workshop, experts briefed about the current scenario of environmental management. They explained the term environmental management and said that industries are the major consumers of water and energy. They talked about the major challenges faced by the industries now a days and how issues are deat by the industries. Various systematic approaches to reduce the water and energy consumptions, material minimization techniques etc can be incorporated in industries through recent techniques to deal with environmental impacts
An industrial visit was organized for pre final year students at The Green Environment Services Co-op. Soc. Ltd, a common effluent treatment plant (CETP) at Vatva on 19th March 2018. The CETP collects wastewater from various types of chemical industries located in GIDC-Vatva and treat them and dispose the treated effluent as per GPCB guidelines. Around 36 students of 6th semester of Chemical branch were exposed to the various phases of wastewater treatment like primary, secondary and tertiary treatment processes. Overall, the CETP benefited the students providing them practical exposure in the field of waste water treatment. Prof. R. P. Bhatt, Prof. T. S. Rajaraman and Prof. R. K. Kanzariya coordinated the visit.
A seminar on “Revolutionary Developments and challenges in Fuel and Chemical Industry” was organized by the Chemical Department on 23rd Feb, 2018. The key speaker was Dr. Asit Das, Head, Refinery R&D and Process Development at Reliance Industries, Jamnagar. Dr. Asit Das has completed his PhD in Chemical Engg from Ghent University, Belgium. He is an authority in reaction engineering and catalyst development especially in petroleum and petrochemical processing. Dr. Das discussed the various aspects of petroleum industry and the challenges which the industry is facing. He also emphasized about the future pathway of Indian petroleum and petrochemical industry and discussed the implication of Shell gas in global petroleum industry. He also encouraged the budding engineers to take up research as a career. The seminar garnered a lot of applause from the students and faculties. The faculties had a special discussion with him afterwards with a focus on research areas in the field of reaction engineering and catalysis. He was accompanied by Dr. Praveen Chintala, General Manager at Reliance Industries Limited who also shared his expertise and enlightened the students about the needs of the industry.
An expert lecture on "Unleash the unlimited power of mind" was arranged on 19-02-2018 for the 6th and 8th semester students of the department. Speaker of the lecture was Mr Dinesh Jasani. He talked about various key notes like working of the mind, thought processing, subconscious mind, how to use it, how it can benefit etc. Mr Jasani cited few examples about how our mind responds to the thoughts and also said that mind cannot differentiate between good or bad thought. He encouraged students to always have positive thoughts so
subconscious mind can think in positive way. Repetitive thought process helps to make that thought to become real, as per Mr Dasani. He discussed about few tricks by which students can utilize their power of mind. He also asked students to use their power of thoughts as creative power. He said that power of subconscious mind can help students for their future life and stated numerous other benefits of the same.
Expert lecture titled "Recent advances in safety and hazards management in chemical engineering field and
ndustries" was organized by the chemical engineering department on 17-02-2018 for the students of the department. Mr MN Vyas, Ex officio of IPCL, delivered the lecture. Major audience was the students of the 6th semester as the content was a part of their subject-Pollution control health management. Mr Vyas explained about the safety and its importance in any industry. He also discussed about the various measures of safety, accidents and its prevention, industrial hazards etc. He talked about the recent advances in safety and how these techniques.
An expert lecture was delivered by Mr Bharat Jain on the topic of "Challenges and Opportunities in the field of Engineering in UK and USA". The lecture was arranged for all the students of the department. In his lecture, Mr Jain talked about various challenges faced in UK and USA, as an engineering field. Mr Jain compared the engineering aspects in various countries as job opportunity. In detail, he explained the current scenario of technical field in India, US and UK and enlightened the opportunities. He discussed about the various opportunities as well. He also focused on converting problems into opportunities. He advised students, how they can deal with challenges using their skills and make use of the challenges as new opportunities for learning and sustaining the environment. He also explained the variations of rules in UK and USA. He also talked about the skills and experience that can benefit the students.