Department of Chemistry

Amongst the various departments Chemistry Department is biggest department of the science faculty. The department offers the courses from XIth std. to Ph.D. At M.Sc. level there are three specializations, Organic Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry and Analytical Chemistry. The department also offers M.Sc. by research course. The department has eight well equipped laboratories, separate departmental staff room & a cabin for head of the department. For the degree level, the department has various equipments viz. Sonicator, ovens, Muffle furnace, automatic shaker, Double Distillation Assembly, Rota evaporator, Deionizer, Conductometers, Potentiometers, Colorimeters, Spectrophotometers, Flame photometers & U.V. Visible Spectrophotometers with software. The practicals are conducted in three sessions.

Activities

Department of Chemistry is organizing Three Days Lecture -Workshop on “Chemistry from Concept to Applications” on 7th to 9 th December 2017. Sponsored by Indian Academy of Sciences (Bengaluru), Indian National Science Academy (New Delhi) and the National Academy of Sciences, India (Allahabad).

Sr. No. Title of Activity Dates Funding Agency No. of Participants
1 National Seminar on New Horizons in Chemical and Environmental Science January 30, 2016 College 135
2 Recent Trends in Analytical Chemistry January 17, 2015 College   60
3 Workshop on Revised Syllabus of S.Y. B.Sc. in collaboration with Mumbai University April 24, 2015 Mumbai University and College 37
4 Recent Trends in Coordination Chemistry October 4-5, 2013   UGC 108
5 Specialized Aspects of organic chemistry December 18-19, 2012 UGC 60

Awards / Recognitions received by Faculty Members

Sr.No Name of Faculty Awards/Recognitions Received
1 Dr. V. S. Shivankar ·         Selected as ‘Life Worker’ of Rayat Shikshan Sanstha ·         Recognized as a research guide for Ph.D. ·         Awarded first prize in poster presentation in national seminar ·         Selected as Member of Managing Council of Rayat Shikshan Sanstha ·         Best Teacher Award by Avishkar Social & Educational Foundation, Kolhapur in 2015
2 Dr. R. J. Patil     ·        Recognized as a research guide for Ph.D. ·         Awarded Third prize in poster presentation in national seminar
3 Dr. N. B. Kadam Patil ·         Recognized as a research guide for Ph.D.
4 Mr. R. D. Mohite ·         Awarded Second prize in paper presentation in national Seminar (2012-13)
5 Mr. Y. A. Gaikwad ·         Awarded Third prize in oral  presentation in national seminar (2013-14)
6 Dr. L. V. Gavali   ·         Recognized as a research guide for Ph.D. (2012-13) ·         Awarded First prize in poster presentation in national seminar (2013-14)
7 Mr. G. C. Wadhwa ·         Awarded Second prize in paper presentation in national seminar (2011-12) ·         Awarded First prize in paper presentation in national seminar (2011-12) ·         Awarded Third prize in paper presentation in national seminar (2011-12) ·         Awarded Second prize in paper presentation in national seminar (2011-12) ·         Awarded First prize in Zonal level Avishkar Research Convention (2012-13) ·         Awarded First prize in University level Avishkar Research Convention (2012-13) ·         Awarded First prize in paper presentation in national seminar (2012-13) ·         Awarded First prize in Zonal level Avishkar Research Convention (2013-14) ·         Awarded Second prize in University level Avishkar Research Convention (2013-14) ·         Awarded Consolation prize in State level Avishkar P Research Convention (2013-14) ·         Awarded Consolation prize in paper presentation in national seminar (2014-15) ·         Awarded Third prize in paper presentation in national seminar (2014-15) ·         Awarded First prize in Zonal level Avishkar Research Convention (2014-15) ·         Awarded Second prize in University level Avishkar Research Convention (2014-15) ·         Awarded Second prize in paper presentation in international seminar (2015-16) ·         Awarded Third prize in paper presentation in national seminar (2015-16) ·         Special Research Award by college (2016-17) ·         Research Award by college for Second prize in paper presentation in international seminar (2016-17)
8 Dr. Manisha Sharma ·         Awarded Third prize in paper presentation in national seminar (2015-16)
9 Ms. Rupali Nagrekar ·         Awarded Second prize in poster presentation in Research Scholar Meet in college (2015-16)

Awards / Recognitions received by faculty and students

Sr.NO Name of Student Class Award/Recognition
1. Ms. Bela Shah Ms. Akash Gujar M.Sc. II Awarded Third prize in paper presentation in National Seminar (2015-16)
2. Ms. Gaikwad Pallavi Mr. Mane Vishal M.Sc. II Research project selected for University level in Avishkar convention (2016-17)
3. Ms. Mohite  Pooja Ms. Urmila  Khatu M.Sc. II Research project selected for University level in Avishkar convention (2016-17)
4. Ms. Rode Bhagyshri Ms. Satere Aishwarya M.Sc. II Research project selected for State level Avishkar convention (2016-17)
5. Ms. Sharma Basani Ms. Qureshi Safiya M.Sc. II Research project selected for University level in Avishkar convention (2016-17)
6. Ms. Krutika    Gawand Ms.Vandana  Malusare M.Sc. II Research project selected for University level in Avishkar convention (2016-17)
7. Ms. Akshta singh Ms. Arti pawar M.Sc. II Research project selected for University level in Avishkar convention (2016-17)
8. Mr. Sawant Dhiraj Mr.  Praveen Mandve M.Sc. II Research project selected for University level in Avishkar convention (2016-17)
9. Ms. Reema gupta Ms.  Melessa Noronha M.Sc. II Research project selected for University level in Avishkar convention (2016-17)
10. Ms. Smita Gite Ms. Ashvini Madake M.Sc. II Research project selected for University level in Avishkar convention (2016-17)
11 Ms. Suman Bachate Ms.Renuka  Kolhe F.Y.B.Sc. Research project selected for University level in Avishkar convention (2016-17)
12 Ms. Pranita Shinde Ms.Anjali R Prasad F.Y.B.Sc. Research project selected for University level in Avishkar convention (2016-17)