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NEWS

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Upcoming lectures and seminars by visiting delegates

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Seminars by Students school of technology

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Short Term Training Program on Instrumental Methods of Chemical Analysis

 

About Department of Science


Department of Science provides its students with the latest scientific knowledge, technology, innovative mind thinking approach and guidance which they embark upon in their careers.

It excels in the field of chemical and physical sciences. Science department provides various undergraduate, and post graduate courses. Also, it is highly active in the diverse areas of research (specialized and interdisciplinary areas).

Consisting of highly skilled faculty and equipped with high profile instruments,the department puts great efforts in bringing out the best out of their students.

 

 

Objective


Our Vision

“ The Department has a vision to graduate admitted students as life-long learners and leaders in the diverse science programs. ”

 

Our Mission
Department of Science of the School of Technology offers well-designed program curricula to provide in-depth knowledge related to the application of Chemical and the Physical Sciences and inculcate scientific temper to students interested in the Engineering and Technology.

In order to contribute and to provide assistance to PDPU to achieve its mission of academic excellence, the program integrates a judiciously-designed comprehensive curriculum and a research module for a sound academic, professional, and personal development of students.

 

Head of the Department


Dr. Rajib Bandyopadhyay
E-mail: rajib.bandyopadhyay@sot.pdpu.ac.in
Phone: 079-23275440

Dr. Rajib Bandyopadhyay has been working in the School of Technology since October 2010. He received his PhD degree from National Chemical Laboratory (NCL), Pune in 1997. Later he did postdoctoral research in Japan (NEDO and JSPS Fellow) for four years followed by Germany (Alexander von Humboldt Fellow). Before joining PDPU, Dr. Bandyopadhyay worked in senior management position in the R&D sectors of various multinational companies including Sud-Chemie, Owens Corning and Sika. He has more than 25 publications in peer-reviewed international journals and book chapters. He also regularly reviews journal papers from Elsevier and other publishers. He is a life member of International Zeolite Association.

 

Contact Us


Department of Science

School of Technology
Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University,
Raisan, Gandhinagar - 382007
Gujarat, India
Phone Number: +91 79 23275440
Fax Number: +91 79 23275030
Email: rajib.bandyopadhyay@sot.pdpu.ac.in

 

Course

Sr. No.

Course Code

Course Name

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SC 102T 

Physics

2

SC 102P 

Physics Practical

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SC 103T

Science in everyday life

4

SC 103T

Science in everyday life Practical

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SC 204T

An Introduction to Atmospheric Sciences- Global warming and Climate change

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SC 205T

An advance course in Atmospheric Sciences-Paleoclimatology and Meteorology

7

SC 501T

Classical Mechanics

8

SC 515TA

Vacuum Science & Thin Film Technology

9

SC 503T

Modeling and Simulation of Semiconductors

10

SC 504T

Semiconductor Processing & Characterization

11

SC 502T

Mathematical Physics

12

SC 503T

Quantum Mechanics-I

13

SC 504P 

Solid State Physics Laboratory

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SC 504T

Solid State Physics

15

SC 505P

Electronics and instrumentation Laboratory

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SC 505T

Basic Electronics And Instrumentation

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SC 506P

Programming in C++ Laboratory

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SC 506T

Numerical Methods and Computer Programming

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SC 511P/ 512P/513P

General Practical List

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SC 511T

Quantam Mechanics-Ii

21

SC 513T

Classical Electrodynamics

22

SC 601P/ 602P/603P

Practical

23

SC 601T 

Condensed Matter Physics

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SC 603

Advanced Experimental and Characterization Techniques

25

SC 605

Computational Techniques In Physics

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SC 611T

Research Methodology

27

SC512T

Thermodynamics &StatsticalMechanics

28

SC602T

Nuclear and Particle Physics

29

SC 101T

Chemistry

30

SC101P

Chemistry Practical

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SC 507T

Stereochemistry and Reaction Mechanism

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SC 508T

Principles of Inorganic Chemistry

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SC 509T

Thermodynamics & Chemical Equlibria

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SC 510T

Analytical Methods and Equipments

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SC 507P

Organic Chemistry Laboratory – I

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SC 508P

Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory – I

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SC 509P

Physical Chemistry Laboratory – I

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SC 516T

Chemistry of Natural Products

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SC 517T

Environmental and Green Chemistry

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SC 518T

Chemical Kinetics

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SC 519T

Spectroscopic methods of Analysis

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SC 516P

Organic Chemistry Laboratory – II

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SC 517P

Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory – II

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SC 518P

Physical Chemistry Laboratory  – II

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SC 607T

Advanced Product Synthesis

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SC 608T

Polymer Chemistry

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SC 609T

Petroleum Refining Chemistry and Processes

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SC 610T

Material Chemistry and Synthesis

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SC 611T

Pharmaceutical and Biochemistry

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SC-702

Catalysis & Catalytic Reactors

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SC 612

Project Work

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SC 613

Seminar & Technical Writing

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SC 616

Industrial Project, Presentation, Viva & Dissertation

54

SC617T

Research Methodology

 

 

Laboratory


List of the Laboratories under Department of Science

 

 

 

Research focus


Research Area of Interest:
Solid Waste management, Oil spills, Drilling Fluids, Environmental Science: Issues of Chemical and Petroleum Industries, Zeolites and Silica Reduction Technology, Lipid Science particularly Second generation Biofuels, Material Chemistry and Heterogeneous Catalysis, Material Science, Thin film Oxides, crystal growth, Photovoltaic Solar Cell, Modeling and Simulation of nano/subnano scale devices, Theoretical Physics, organic photovotaics, Dye Sensitized solar cells (DSSC) and Concentrated Photovoltaic (CPV), Cloud microphysics, isotope geochemistry, Hydrology, Oceanography, paleoclimatology, Organic thin-film solar cell, Synthesis of materials, Supramolecular and catalysis, Synthetic methodology, Natural product, asymmetric synthesis and Organofluorine chemistry, Theoretical Computational Condensed Matter Physics and Nano fluids and nanophononics, Isotope and Environmental Geochemistry, Photvoltaic Device Physics, DSSC solar cell, Chemistry, Atmospheric Science, Computational material scienceGeochemistry, Material Chemistry and Heterogeneous Catalysis

 

Research Projects


Ongoing Research Projects Under Science Department
Title Cost in Lakh (INR) Role Agency
Tracking chromium (VI) migration in groundwater using stable isotopes of Chromium 38.6 PI DST-SERB
A novel nanoparticle based bioassay for sensitive detection of cancer specific proteases 64.07 Co-PI DST-SERB
Design and Development of High Resolution Spectroscopic Diagnostics on SST-1 and ADITYA-U Tokamak 26.0 PI BRNS

 

Proposed Research Projects
Title Cost in Lakh (INR) Role Agency
Sulfuric acid mediated weathering in the Ganga, Yamuna and the Brahmaputra (GYB) River Basins:
Constraints from Sulfur and oxygen isotopes in dissolved sulfate.
(Presented the proposal to MoES PAMC members (Geosciences) on 29/June/2017)
54.45 PI MoES
Development and optimization of micro- algal culture system as bio fuel from different types of water and potential applications of biomass residue 2650.0 Co-PI GSBTM
Water Innovation Centre 700.0 Co-PI DST
Evaluation of water resources towards drinking, agricultural and industrial needs 570.0 Co-PI DST
Design and development of high efficiency Organic solar cells 50.0 PI INDO-US, DST
Development of hybrid Fresnel Lens Assisted Solar Heater (FLASH) along with Thermal Energy Storage and LPG/PNG usage options 28.88 PI MNRE
Chemical and isotopic studies of salinised groundwater from coastal aquifers of Gujarat: Implications to the origin of salinity
Project funding (Under consideration; defended on Feb 2017)
10.0 PI GUJCOST
APPLICATION OF MULTIPLE-ISOTOPE, AND CHEMICAL TRACER TECHNIQUES FOR GEOCHEMICAL STUDIES OF URANIUM-CONTAINING GROUNDWATER FROM PUNJAB (INDIA): IMPLICATIONS TO THE ORIGIN (Under Preparation) - PI -

 

 

Faculty

 

 

Staff


CHEMSITRY LABORATORY

Dr. Vasudev Trivedi
Contact: 079-2327-5045
Email: vasudev.trivedi@spt.pdpu.ac.in

 

PHYSICS LABORATORY

Mr. Dhaval Santola
Contact: 079-2327-5048
Email: dhaval.santola@sot.pdpu.ac.in

Events


Activity calendar during 2019-20
Sr. No. Name of the Event
1 Short-term training program on “Instrumental Methods of Chemical Analysis”
2 One-day seminar on “Optoelectronic Materials and Devices”
3 2-Day National Seminar on Advanced Material
4 Distinguished Guest Lectures