Science and Humanities, Basic Engineering, KPR Institute Engineering and Technology, Autonomous Engineering Institution, Coimbatore, India

S and H
Science and Humanities

Departments of Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and English

Science and Humanities

Creating impact togethers

The Department encompasses five major disciplines such as Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, English and Physical Education

Department of Physics

The Department of Physics, established in 2009, caters to the basic foundation course, Engineering Physics, a baseline for any engineering stream. We have ten highly qualified and dedicated faculty members with specialization in various disciplines of Physics. As a result, the department enjoys the privilege of being one of the research departments in the Institution. It has been duly recognized as a Research Centre by Anna University, Chennai, for conducting Ph.D. programs. Faculty members have served as resource person in conferences, workshops and faculty development programs. Some of them serve reviewers for reputed journals. We have created research labs in different areas to accommodate the evolving research requirements of faculty and PhD students. Five faculty members are recognised research supervisors of Anna University.

Vision

To become a premier science department by imparting scientific knowledge through teaching and research in physics.


Vision
  • Demonstrate the best scientific methods in teaching and to create competency and skills
  • Fostering on the scholarly activities and motivating the students to pursue higher education
  • Enhancing the research activities with industry collaboration
Dr Ananth Steephen
Dr Ananth Steephen
Professor & Head
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Dr Suryakanth J
Dr Suryakanth J
Professor
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Dr. Sivanandam M
Dr. Sivanandam M
Assistant Professor (Sr. G.)
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Dr Babu Balraj
Dr Babu Balraj
Associate Professor
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Dr.S.Raju
Dr.S.Raju
Associate Professor
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S. Parthiban
S. Parthiban
Associate Professor
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Ms.Bhuvaneshwari S
Ms.Bhuvaneshwari S
Assistant Professor (Sl .G.)
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Dr Ranjith Kumar E
Dr Ranjith Kumar E
Associate Professor
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Dr. Shankar H
Dr. Shankar H
Associate Professor
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Dr Kalaivani A
Dr Kalaivani A
Assistant Professor (Sl .G.)
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Dr. Navamani  K
Dr. Navamani K
Assistant Professor (Sl .G.)
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Mr.Pushpagiri T
Mr.Pushpagiri T
Assistant Professor (Sr. G.)
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Dr Subramaniyan @ Raja R
Dr Subramaniyan @ Raja R
Assistant Professor (Sl .G.)
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Dr. K.Prabakaran
Dr. K.Prabakaran
Assistant Professor (Sl .G.)
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Dr. V. Gayathri
Dr. V. Gayathri
Assistant Professor
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Ms. Jenifer J
Ms. Jenifer J
M.Sc. Physics
Lab Technician
Department of Chemistry

Established in 2009, the Department of Chemistry stands as one of the oldest departments at KPR Institute of Engineering and Technology. Boasting a cadre of highly qualified faculty members with expertise in both academia and research, the department is dedicated to adhering to the principles of Outcome Based Education (OBE) in its teaching and learning processes. Engaging in interdisciplinary research, the faculty members actively support B.E/B.Tech. students in their projects. The department has a storied tradition of delivering high-quality teaching and conducting cutting-edge research in various thrust areas of chemical science

Recognized as a research center by the Centre for Research, Anna University, Chennai, the Department of Chemistry offers full-time/part-time Ph.D. programs in seven specializations such as Materials, Polymers, Medicinal, Analytical, Inorganic, Organic, and Physical chemistry. It provides rigorous research training to both students and scholars, facilitated by a state-of-the-art laboratory infrastructure. The initial financial support for the department amounted to 1 lakh from AICTE in 2011. Subsequently, in 2018, the department attained its inaugural DST-SERB project grant, securing 27 lakhs and accomplishing the project successfully by 2021. Currently, the department has acquired funds totaling 7 lakhs from UGC-DAE, along with the DST Women Scientist Scholarship. Further grants include a CSIR – EMR grant of 27 lakhs, TNSCST student project funding and conference support from DRDO.

Eight scholars from the department have successfully completed their Ph.D., and another Sixteen scholars are currently pursuing their Ph.D. with funding from the KPR Institute fellowship. Faculty members have completed Post-Doctoral Fellowships in countries such as Italy, China, Malaysia, France, and South Korea. The department's faculty has an impressive publication record, contributing papers to highly reputable journals.

Additionally, the department hosts visiting professors from abroad and esteemed institutes, enriching the academic environment by sharing their insights with students and scholars. The overarching goal of the Department of Chemistry is to cultivate excellence among students and research scholars in their respective disciplines by imparting extensive knowledge about the fundamental principles of science.

Vision

To enable students, explore new frontiers in chemistry through teaching, research, innovation and collaboration for the betterment of the society


Mission
  • Foster pedagogy to promote high-quality technical education and scientific research towards continuous improvement.
  • Embrace a culture of creativity, engage in collaborative projects, and cultivate innovative products.
  • Engage in continuous and ethical interactions with academia, industry, research organizations, and the public, aiming towards a sustainable environment.
Dr. Karthikeyan Mari  Sithambaram
Dr. Karthikeyan Mari Sithambaram
Professor & Head
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Dr. Daniel THANGADURAI
Dr. Daniel THANGADURAI
Professor
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Dr. Anilkumar. P
Dr. Anilkumar. P
Professor
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Dr Saravanan R
Dr Saravanan R
Associate Professor
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Dr. BAVYA DEVI K
Dr. BAVYA DEVI K
Associate Professor
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Dr M Saravanabhavan
Dr M Saravanabhavan
Assistant Professor (Sl .G.)
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Dr.A.Sowmya
Dr.A.Sowmya
Assistant Professor (Sl .G.)
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Ms. Sudha D
Ms. Sudha D
Assistant Professor (Sl .G.)
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Dr. Jayabal S
Dr. Jayabal S
Assistant Professor (Sr. G.)
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Ms Jagadeeswari R
Ms Jagadeeswari R
Assistant Professor (Sr. G.)
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Ms. M. Kalpana
Ms. M. Kalpana
M.Sc.
Lab Technician
Mr. A. Sivakumar
Mr. A. Sivakumar
ITI-Diesel Mechanical, LSM
Technical Consultant - NSS
Ms. K. Srimitha
Ms. K. Srimitha
B.Com.
Junior Assistant
Department of Mathematics

The Department of Mathematics was established in 2009, the year of establishment of the institute. The department is one of the most active departments with faculty strength 16. Out of 16 faculty members, 15 members possess PhDs in different areas of specialization namely Differential Equations, Control Theory, Fluid Dynamics, Graph Theory, Fractional Differential Equations, Topology, Operator Theory etc., Total number of research papers published in the national/international Journals collectively by the department runs to 150 in numbers. The objective of the department is to equip Engineering students with the power of reasoning and Mathematical conceptual knowledge which would enable them to model and solve real-life problems encountered in Science and Technology. The department has organized many offline and online workshops, webinars, and Faculty Development Programme for students, research scholars, and faculty members in and around the nation.

Vision

To be the centre of excellence in teaching - learning process and research in the field of mathematics.


Vision
  • Provide quality mathematical education to motivate students to contribute to humanity with integrity and dedication.
  • Engage students in critical thinking and problem solving through focused research in mathematics and multi - disciplinary areas.
  • Faster appreciation of mathematics for lifelong learning contributing to the quality of life locally, nationally and globally.
Dr Karthikeyan K
Dr Karthikeyan K
Professor & Head
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Dr. Vijayalakshmi M
Dr. Vijayalakshmi M
Assistant Professor (Sl .G.)
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Dr Meena S
Dr Meena S
Assistant Professor (Sl .G.)
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Dr Damodharan K
Dr Damodharan K
Assistant Professor (Sl .G.)
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Dr Karthikeyan S
Dr Karthikeyan S
Assistant Professor (Sl .G.)
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Dr. Aravindh D
Dr. Aravindh D
Assistant Professor (Sl .G.)
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Dr.Myvizhi M
Dr.Myvizhi M
Assistant Professor (Sl .G.)
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Dr Janagi K
Dr Janagi K
Assistant Professor (Sl .G.)
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Dr Raja N
Dr Raja N
Assistant Professor (Sl .G.)
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Dr. P. Renuka
Dr. P. Renuka
Assistant Professor (Sl .G.)
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Dr. M. Prakash
Dr. M. Prakash
Assistant Professor (Sl .G.)
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Dr Suriya Uma Devi S
Dr Suriya Uma Devi S
Assistant Professor (Sr. G.)
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Dr.P.Suriyakumar
Dr.P.Suriyakumar
Assistant Professor (Sr. G.)
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Ms Narmatha M
Ms Narmatha M
Assistant Professor
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Dr. Subramanian M
Dr. Subramanian M
Assistant Professor (Sr. G.)
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Ms. S. Sudha
Ms. S. Sudha
B.Sc.
Department of English

Established in 2009, The Department of English is designed to cater to a comprehensive range of communication needs for engineering students. We offer courses, tailored to meet the diverse requirements of students in professional contexts. Our team comprises eight faculty members, each specializing in various genres of English Language Teaching. With a commitment to excellence, we strive to bridge the gap between technical expertise and effective communication skills.

Our courses not only enhance the language skills but also explore the broader social and ethical dimensions of engineering. The department empowers aspiring engineers with linguistic and professional skills essential for success in the collaborative working landscape.

Vision

To emerge as an intellectual hub for studies in humanities through innovations in teaching, multidisciplinary research and social outreach programmes


Vision
  • Foster and strengthen the teaching - learning process making the students industry ready.
  • Promote the ability to critically think and creatively find technological solutions to the problems of the society.
  • Engage in active research upholding the deep-rooted ethics and culture of the society.
  • "English for Technologists" program tailored to modern careers, with a focus on technical communication.
  • Industry-integrated learning components for preparation in the technology-driven workplace.
  • "Personality Enhancement" course for holistic development, including soft skills training, self-awareness, and self-confidence.
  • Practical workshops and experiential learning for real-world readiness.
Dr Hema M
Dr Hema M
Associate Professor & Head - S & H
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Dr.Jayasudha T
Dr.Jayasudha T
Assistant Professor (Sl. G.) & Head
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Dr. Charly Jerome J
Dr. Charly Jerome J
Assistant Professor (Sl .G.)
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Dr. Brindha S
Dr. Brindha S
Assistant Professor (Sr. G.)
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Ms Sharmila K
Ms Sharmila K
Assistant Professor
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Dr.R.Saranya
Dr.R.Saranya
Assistant Professor (Sl .G.)
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Dr. Sathyaseelan T
Dr. Sathyaseelan T
Assistant Professor (Sl .G.)
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Dr. Suvitha Subramaniam
Dr. Suvitha Subramaniam
Assistant Professor
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Dr Sathishkumar P
Dr Sathishkumar P
Assistant Professor
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Dr. Veerapathiran R
Dr. Veerapathiran R
Assistant Professor
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Mr. Manimaran R
Mr. Manimaran R
B.Sc. Computer Science
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