About the Department

The Department of Biotechnology is a pioneering department, which harnesses and nurtures specific skill sets that integrates life science and technology, and the curriculum is constantly upgraded to suit the demands of the industry. Faculty members are trained both in reputed institutes and industries periodically in a constantly evolving field of engineering relevant to biotechnology. Currently, the Department of Biotechnology offers B.Tech.(Biotechnology), M.Tech.(Biotechnology) and Ph.D.(Full/Part-time) with a well-structured and balanced curriculum focusing on the major areas viz., Healthcare, Nutrition, Bioprocess Technology and Environmental Biotechnology.

From the HOD’s Desk

Dr. Baskar R

Dr. Baskar R, M.Sc., Ph.D

Associate Professor and Head

The Department of Biotechnology commenced its academic and scientific journey in the year 2002, and built up ambience and infrastructural facilities for effective academic and research activities over the period. Our students have excelled in curricular, co-curricular and extra-curricular activities. The faculty members engage in effective curriculum delivery and research on socially relevant projects. Most of our graduates get placed in life science related companies and the rest pursue higher studies in reputed institutes in India and abroad. Our graduates, spread all over the world, are the dynamic ambassadors of our performance.

Vision

Strong teaching and research foundation in the area of biotechnology and allied fields through knowledge dissemination to students and the public and to scale new heights in the frontier areas of health, nutrition and environment and ethics for welfare of humankind globally

Mission

  • Develop and disseminate dynamic curriculum and syllabus to promote research culture.
  • Encourage students to acquire entrepreneurial skills and setting up of start-ups.
  • Train the students to find solutions for real-life problems.
  • Groom students to uphold professional and leadership qualities.

Dr. Baskar R

Dr. Baskar R

Associate Professor and Head

Biochemistry
Sathish Kumar T

Sathish Kumar T

Assistant Professor III

Biochemistry
Saraswathy N

Saraswathy N

Professor

Plant Biotechnology
Nithyapriya S

Nithyapriya S

Assistant Professor (SRG)

Food Technology
Muthukumaran P

Muthukumaran P

Assistant Professor II

Microbial Technology
Thirumurugan A

Thirumurugan A

Assistant Professor I

Biotechnology
Ramalingam P

Ramalingam P

Professor

Biochemistry & Environmental Biotechnology
Ram K

Ram K

Assistant Professor II

Biotechnology
Kumaravel K

Kumaravel K

Assistant Professor I

Biotechnology
Sivarajasekar N

Sivarajasekar N

Assistant Professor II

Chemical Engineering
Manimaran D R

Manimaran D R

Assistant Professor (SRG)

Chemical Engineering
Veera Bhuvaneshwari V

Veera Bhuvaneshwari V

Assistant Professor I

Biopharmacutical Technology
Vinohar Stephenrapheal

Vinohar Stephenrapheal

Assistant Professor

Biochemistry
Kumaresan K

Kumaresan K

Assistant Professor

Microbiology

Shanmuga Prakash M

Associate Professor

Environmental Engineering, Bioprocessing, Bio-Product recovery, optimization

Industry

The Department offers one-credit industry course in association with several industries in India. The courses are designed in such a way to add value addition and exposure to the students in the department thrust areas. Apart from value-addition, the course provides hands-on experience and awareness to the student which is critical at this present scenario for the booming biotechnology job market.

List of courses offered for both UG and PG Students

  • Pharmacovigilance with Oviya Med Safe, Coimbatore & UK
  • Mushroom Production with TNAU, Coimbatore
  • Natural Products with Phytospecialities, Chennai
  • Protein Purification using FPLC with GE, Bangalore
  • Engineering Materials in Medicine, with NUS, Singapore.

Head of the Department

Dr. Baskar R

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0422 - 2661341

Alumni Coordinator

Muthukumaran. P

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Communication Coordinator

Dr. K. Ram

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Placement Coordinator

Kumaravel

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