Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers
KEC Student Chapter
Kongu Engineering College &
IIChE Coimbatore Regional Centre
11 - 12, September 2020
16th Annual Student Chemical Engineering Congress
SCHEMCON, Students' Chemical Engineering Congress, is an annual event organized by the Students' Chapter of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers (IIChE) under one of its Regional Centers. It provides a platform for the Chemical Engineering Students to interact, learn and gain exposure to the expanding arena of Chemical Engineering. SCHEMCON-2020 is the 16th Annual Session of this mega event being organized jointly by the Department of Chemical Engineering, Kongu Engineering College (KEC) under the aegis of Coimbatore Regional Centre, IIChE. The theme of the SCHEMCON 2020 will be Innovative Engineering Technologies for Sustainable Development. Being organized in the chemical zone which is surrounded by so many chemical process industries, SCHEMCON will be an experience of a lifetime for budding engineers, considering the participation of stalwarts, leaders from industry and academia. The event is expected to bring together about hundreds of students all over India and network them with key leaders both from industry and academia.
Kongu Engineering College (KEC), established in the year 1984, approved by AICTE, New Delhi and affiliated to Anna University, Chennai has completed 35 years of dedicated and excellent service in the field of technical education. It offers 14 UG, 19 PG and 16 Research programs in Engineering, Applied Sciences and Management branches. The Institution has got NBA accreditation for the UG program, Best Engineering College award, and the Best Principal Award twice. The Institution is one of the best self-financing engineering colleges imparting high-quality technical education in Tamil Nadu. In the survey conducted by MHRD in the name of NIRF (National Institution Ranking Framework), the institution in the Top 100 Institutions among all Engineering Colleges including IITs & NITs. TBI @KEC supported by the Department of Science and Technology (DST) Govt. of India has won National Award for the year 2012 presented by then President of India, Shri. Pranab Mukherjee.
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT
The Department of Chemical Engineering, started in the academic year 1994 -1995, offers B.Tech., and M.Tech., Degree programmes in Chemical Engineering. This department is one of the recognized research centers by the Anna University, Chennai has well-equipped laboratories with advanced simulation software’s like ASPEN, HYSYS, HTRI and ProSIM’s that cater to the interests of aspiring students. The department focuses on imparting students with excellent technical knowledge to meet the needs of industries and research as well. The IIChE-KEC Student Chapter started in the year 2001 aims to promote research interests in Chemical Engineering Science among the students and professionals. With more than 200 student members enrolled, the Student Chapter have organized many programs including seminars, guest lectures, symposia and workshops. The KEC Student Chapter has won the Ambuja’s Best Student Chapter Award (II Prize) for the year 2017 and also consecutively the Pidilite Industries Best Student Chapter Award for the year 2018.
IIChE COIMBATORE REGIONAL CENTRE
The Coimbatore Regional Centre is located at Coimbatore Institute of Technology, Coimbatore. It consists of various other active IIChE Student Chapters such as KEC Student Chapter, SVS Student Chapter, KCT Student Chapter, Amritha University Student Chapter, JCT Student Chapter, etc. The Coimbatore Regional Centre was established in the year 1966 and have been actively supporting the programs organized by the Student Chapters operating under it.