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The Department of Chemistry, Amrita School of Physical Sciences, started functioning at the Amritapuri campus in 2002. The department enjoys the status and privilege of a well flourished inevitable academic entity of this campus, which offers four major courses in advanced and applied areas of Chemistry and Environmental Sciences like Integrated M. Sc. Chemistry (5 years), M. Sc. Chemistry (2 years), M. Sc. Environmental Sciences with minor in Remote Sensing and Geoinformatics (2 years) and Ph.D. program in Chemistry, and a certificate program in Geoinformatics for Natural Resource Monitoring (5 months), handled by 15 members of faculty, who are experts in their research fields, evident from their publications and research funding, many are pioneers in their fields after long years of research experience both in India and abroad in reputed organizations. The department also possesses a classical chemistry lab, which has been structured with a vision of transforming it into an excellent centre for research in the frontier areas of applied chemistry and allied branches. The research lab is well equipped with sophisticated equipment that helps carry out research in the various frontier and emerging areas of chemistry. 

Faculty members are awarded the DST-SERB/DST-SHRI scheme with a total outlay of Rs.148 lakhs. The Department has strong collaborations with recognized institutions, industries and R&D laboratories for student projects, training, and research activities. Faculty members of our department have been publishing research articles in various peer-reviewed journals such as Nature Publishing, American Chemical Society, Royal Society of Chemistry, Elsevier, Wiley, etc. 


Dr Sreedha Sambhudevan


Dr. Zeena S. Pillai


Dr. Sreedhar K. M.

Associate Professor

Dr. Smitha Chandran S

Associate Professor

Dr. Saritha Appukuttan

Associate Professor

Divya Mohan R.

Assistant Professor (Senior Grade)



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Dr. Akhil Sivan

Deputy Director of Admissions, School of Physical Sciences
Assistant Professor (Sr. Gr.)
Department of Chemistry
School of Physical Sciences, Amritapuri
Ph: 9895 408 263

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