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Departments → Chemistry

Overview

  • Teacher
    HOD
    Dr A Mohapatra
  • Designation
    Reader
  • Qualification
    M. Phil., Ph. D

The School of Chemistry a pioneered Department in teaching and research in chemistry in Sambalpur University started functioning from November, 1969 at VSSUT (formerly University College of Engineering), Burla, later shifted to Jyoti Vihar campus in 1973. The School is enriched with the funding of around Rs. 2.3 Crores by DST and UGC under the FIST and DRS programs, respectively and is boost up with a group of highly qualified faculty members and dedicated support personnel. The School has carried out almost twenty major research projects amounting to Rs. 100 lakhs funded by various agencies. The School has also undertaken collaborative work with the internationally reputed industries and research laboratories. This year the School has been provided 5 numbers of BSR fellowships from the UGC, New Delhi.

Facilities

  • Building-1
  • Teaching laboratory-3
  • General laboratory-2
  • Spacial laboratory-1
  • Research laboratory-7
  • Computer laboratory-1
  • Instrumental laboratory-2
  • Seminar Hall (Air Conditioned)

Major Equipments available

  • Time Resolved Spectrophotometer
  • FTIR – Spectrometer
  • Fluorescence Spectrophotometer
  • CHN Analyzer
  • Atomic Absorption Spectrometer
  • UV-Vis. Spectrophotometer
  • LB-Balance
  • Viscometer
  • Magnetic Balance
  • Cyclic Voltameter
  • Differential Scanning Calorimeter
  • Polarimeter
  • Digital Potentiometer
  • Conductivity meters
  • pH meters
  • Rotary evaporators
  • Centrifuge machine
  • Muffle furnace
  • Ball grinding machine
  • Ice flake machine

Placement record of the students, if any
PG Pass outs: 40% for higher degrees (Ph.D. in different IITs, Research Institutes and Universities); 40% as teachers in Different Colleges; 20% as scientists/Chemists/Administration in Industries and Government Institutions. Ph.D. Qualified: Post Docs in different institutions in India and Abroad, lecturers in NIT, Universities and different Colleges.

Overseas Countries Visited by the Faculty Members during the Last Five Year
Name Visited Purpose Period of visit
Prof.(Mrs.) P.K.Mishra Japan Participation in Conference 2015
Prof.(Mrs.) P.K.Mishra Chile Participation in Conference 2014
Prof. (Mrs.) P. K. Misra USA Participation in Conference 2009
Dr. S. N. Sahu Germany Post-Doctoral Research under BOYSCAST Fellowship (DST, New Delhi Sponsored) 2010-11
Dr. B. N. Patra France Post-Doctoral Research 2007-08
Dr. N. K. Behera USA Post-Doctoral Research 2008-09
Mou and special information (if any):
The Department has MoU with the Institute of Minerals and Materials Technology (IMMT), Bhubaneswar.