Department of Chemistry | TKM College of Engineering Kollam

About the Department

The Chemistry Department became a part of T K M College of Engineering in the year 1958. It is one of the major supporting departments. Along with the main streams, the relevant study of engineering materials is very essential for the engineering students. All engineering branches requires basic knowledge in chemistry to solve engineering problems. Chemistry is the study of matter along with its properties, structure and characteristics. ..

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Message from the Head of Department

Welcome to the Chemistry Department!
Department of Chemistry plays crucial role as one of the major supporting departments and deliver a solid foundation in chemical science to prepare students for a successful engineering career. The teaching module comprises class room lectures, tutorials and laboratory sessions. The teaching is based on application of innovative strategies, comprehensive lectures, regular assignments and interaction between teachers and students. The department is proud to have highly qualified and dedicated faculty members and non-teaching staff. The faculty members are actively involved in basic and applied research and aims to build partnerships with premier institutes and the industry.

Area of Research

  • Metal nanoclusters
  • Plasmonic metal nanoparticles
  • Doped semiconductor nanoparticles
  • Nanohybrids
  • Applications of nanomaterials as sensors, bio-labeling agents, catalysts, etc.