Department of Chemistry


Dr. L. Rakesh Sharma
Assistant Professor & Head
Loyola College of Arts & Science,
Loyola Nagar, Mettala,
Oilpatti Post, Rasipuram Taluk,
Namakkal District - 636 202,
Tamilnadu, India
Mobile No.: 97 513 25 596
Mail ID: 007chemistry@gmail.com



About Department


The Department of Chemistry was established in 2016. At present, the department offers only undergraduate course B.Sc. Chemistry. The department provides a pleasant learning atmosphere with spacious and well-furnished classrooms. The department enjoys the special status of being the only department that has a sophisticated and well-furnished laboratory that catches the attention of everyone who walks into the college campus. Since, it is affiliated to Periyar University, Salem, it follows the syllabus pattern of the University. Formal lectures will be made more effective and useful by providing students with synopses of lectures and bibliography. Besides lectures, there will be assignments, guided library work, seminars, group discussions, projects, etc. Audio-visual aids, models, laboratory work, workshop and field experience will also form part of the teaching process. It also runs eco-club activities for all the college students.

Prof. L. Rakesh Sharma Assistant Professor & Head
  • Participated in National Level workshop on Innovations in Water Management in Educational Institutions on 24, 25th November 2016 at Loyola College Chennai - 600 034.
  • Participated in National Level seminar on Expanding Frontiers in Chemistry , Department of chemistry, Arul Anandar College Karumathur, TamilNadu, India. During 8th December, 2014
  • L. Rakesh Sharma, Synthesis and Characterization of Resorcinol based Schiff Base Ligand and Its Complexes of Co(III), Ni(II), Cu(II) and Zn(II) Metal Ions International Journal of ChemTech Research, ISSN: 0974-4290, ISSN(Online):2455-9555, Vol.10 No.15, pp 247-254, 2017
  • L. Rakesh Sharma, Synthesis, Characterization And Electrochemical Investigation of [16]-Membered DioxaDiaza Napthaldehyde Based Macrocyclic Ligand and its Complexes of Co(III), Ni(II), Cu(II) and Zn(II) Perchlorate Ions International Journal of ChemTech Research, ISSN: 0974-4290, ISSN(Online):2455-9555, Vol.11 No.01, pp 216-227, 2018
Rev. Fr. SebastinThagadurai Asst.Professor & Dean of Academics
  • Registered for PhD in Coordination Chemistry under Bharathidasan University on 29, August, 2016. Attended a workshop on Social Entrepreneurship at Madurai on 21, January, 2017.Delivered a special lecture on Serve to Conserve Nature for the members of Eco-club at Loyola College, Mettala on 10, February, 2017.
Prof. PaulJohn peter Assistant Professor
  • Participated in National Level seminar on Expanding Frontiers in Chemistry , Department of chemistry, Arul Anandar College Karumathur, TamilNadu, India. During 8th December, 2014
Dr.Manikandan Assistant Professor
  • ? Participated in National Level workshop on Spectral, Electrochemical and Analytical Technics SEAT , Department of chemistry, Periyar University, Salem, India. During 8thand 9th February, 2018.
. Dr.Senbahavalli Assistant Professor
  • Participated in National Level workshop on Spectral, Electrochemical and Analytical Technics SEAT , Department of chemistry, Periyar University, Salem, India. During 8thand 9th February, 2018.

Programme Offered


  • B.Sc Chemistry

Faculty Profiles


Dr. L. Rakesh Sharma
M.Sc., M.Phil., M.Ed., M.Phil., PGDCA., Ph.D.,

Assistant Professor
& Head

007chemistry@gmail.com

Rev. Fr. Sebastin Thangadurai, S.J.
M.Sc., [Ph.D.],

Assistant Professor

thangamsj@gmail.com

Dr. M. Paul John Peter
M.Sc., Ph.D.,

Assistant Professor

jhn102@yahoo.com

Dr. R.Manikandan
M.Sc.,M.Phil., Ph.D.,

Assistant Professor

manikandan1487@yahoo.in

Dr.R.Senbahavalli
M.Sc.,M.Phil., Ph.D.,

Assistant Professor

senbachemistry@gmail.com


Academic Activities


  • Parent Teachers Meet for Semester - I & Semester-II
  • Parents of all the students were informed about the meet in well advance and invited for the same. All the parents were present for the meeting and they had very good interaction with the staff. They were informed about the progress of their wards and asked to encourage them on a consistent basis.

  • Mentoring Sessions for the students of Chemistry
  • Every student is given individual attention in mentoring sessions and his/her suggestions/grievances’ are well-attended to. These sessions create a platform for the students to express themselves freely and to grow psychologically

  • Special lecture, on “Eco - Club Activities” by Fr Sebastin Thangadurai on 12-01-2017
  • Science Exhibition
  • Department of chemistry along with other science departments’ organized Science exhibition for the school students in and around our college. Chemistry students came out with some innovative experiments and models which drew attention of all the viewers. It paved the way for the students to put in practice what they learnt in classrooms.

  • Guest Lecture on “Recent Trends in Chemistry” by Dr.Akila, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Sri Sarada College for Women (Autonomous), Selam-16, 24.02.2017
  • Guest Lecture on “Green Chemistry” by Dr. N. Gnanasekaran, Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Chemistry, Addis Ababa University,Ethiopia - Africa, on 31.08.2017.

Department Notice





Secretary
Rev. Fr.Jeyaraj Boniface , S.J.
Principal
Rev. Fr. Xavier Vedam, S.J.
CONTACT
Loyola College of Arts & Science,
Loyola Nagar, Mettala,
Oilpatti Post, Rasipuram Taluk,
Namakkal District - 636 202,
Tamilnadu, India
Ph.No 04287- 246455, 246355, 246055

Last Update: 19th Apr, 2019

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