The Department of Sciences, Amrita School of Engineering, Coimbatore conducted a two day workshop entitled "Chemistry for Home" from July 7-8, 2015. There were 74 participants from both undegraduate and postgraduate level. The workshop was inaugurated by Dr. S. Mahadevan, Chairman, Department of Sciences​, Amrita School of Engineering,​ sessions were followed by hands on experience for each product in chemistry lab.

Theory sessions were conducted by faculty members of the department. Dr. Gangadharan D., Assistant Professor in Chemistry, Department of Sciences, School of Engineering, Coimbatore, spoke on ​ making floor and window cleaner. Dr. M. P. Meyyappan, Assistant Professor in Chemistry, Department of Sciences, School of Engineering, Coimbatore Campus, spoke on​ ​making powder and gel room fresheners. Dr. Thilagavathy P., Assistant Professor in Chemistry, Department of Sciences, School of Engineering, Coimbatore, spoke on​ ​​​making room freshener and hand sanitizer. Dr. Prasanna Ramani, Assistant Professor in Chemistry, Department of Sciences, School of Engineering, Coimbatore, spoke on​ ​m​aking perfume.

Lab sessions were dealt by Department of Sciences faculty members Dr. S. Guhan (Assistant Professors), Dr. V. Swarnalatha (Assistant Professors), N. Durga Devi (Teaching Assistant), Mr. P. V. Suneesh (Faculty Associate).

The feedback from participants was very encouraging and reflected that the workshop served its purpose well.  During the valedictory function, the participants expressed their complete satisfaction and requested the organizers to conduct this kind of workshop at least twice in a year.

“All the sessions inspired participants to understand the underlying concepts, rather than merely studying text books. Participants applied the practical knowledge that they gained from the sessions and made it into a home product,” shared the organizers.  The participants were provided certificates and workshop concluded successfully.​

 

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2015-07-07 08:45 to 2015-07-08 16:45

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