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Introduction

The Department of Biotechnology was established in the academic year 2002-2003. The field of Biotechnology plays a vital role in our day-to-day life. Biotechnology is applied in the fields of Industry, Agriculture, Horticulture, Pharmacy and Animal Husbandry.

The existing Biotechnology Department of our College is well organized with three storied building, at the cost of Rs.2.5 Crores. All the laboratories are well established with sophisticated equipments at a total cost of Rs.3 Crores. Laboratories of Biotechnology Department are very modern and are functioning effectively with imported costly equipments like Gas Chromatography, PCR, Fermentor, Gel Documentation, Fluorescence Microscope, ELISA Reader, western blotting, Lyophilizer, CO2 incubator etc. to match the benchmark standard of esteemed institutions worldwide.

PROGRAM

UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE

DURATION

4 YEARS

LANGUAGE

ENGLISH

Vision

    • The vision of the Biotechnology Department is to produce graduates capable of effectively using the imparted scientific and technical knowledge to meet the dynamic demands of biotechnological industry with social values.

Mission

    • Offering under graduate programme by providing effective and well-balanced curriculum and equip themselves to gear up to the challenges awaiting them.
    • Providing the technical, research and intellectual resources that will enable the students to have a successful career in the field of Biotechnology.
    • Providing need based training and professional skills to satisfy the needs of society and the industry

PROGRAMME EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES (PEOs)

    • PEO1: Lead a professional career by acquiring the basic knowledge in the field of specialization and allied Engineering.

    • PEO2: Assess the real life problems and deal with them confidently relevance to the society.

    • PEO3: Engage in lifelong learning by pursuing higher studies and participating in professional organizations.

    • PEO4: Exhibit interpersonal skills and able to work as a team for success.

PROGRAMME SPECIFIC OUTCOMES (PSOs)

    • PSO1: Acquire competency in applications of engineering principles to biological systems.

    • PSO2: Able to design and analyze varied biotechnological solutions for industrial applications.

    • PSO3: Apply biochemical and microbial processing techniques for agriculture and medical applications.

    • PSO4: Exhibit interpersonal knowledge to develop futuristic bioengineering solutions.

PROGRAMME OUTCOMES (POs)

    A graduate of the Bio-Technology will attain

    PO1: Engineering Knowledge: Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.

    PO2: Problem Analysis: Identify, formulate, review research literature, and analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering sciences.

    PO3: Design / Development of Solutions: Design solutions for complex engineering problems and design system components or processes that meet the specified needs with appropriate consideration for the public health and safety, and the cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.

    PO4: Conduct Investigations of Complex Problems: Use research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions.

    PO5: Modern Tool Usage: Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools including prediction and modeling to complex engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations.

    PO6: The Engineer and Society: Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional engineering practice.

    PO7: Environment and Sustainability: Understand the impact of the professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.

    PO8: Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.

    PO9: Individual and Team Work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.

    PO10: Communication: Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.

    PO11: Project Management and Finance: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the engineering and management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in multidisciplinary environments.

    PO12: Life-long Learning: Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change..

The Specialized features of our department include:

    • Well equipped Laboratories with Specialized Equipments.
    • Functioning of Technical Association “Biotechnology Association” which organizes various intellectual competitions for students.
    • MOU with Helini Biomolecule Pvt.Ltd., to conduct certificate courses.
    • MOU with Central Leather Research Institute(CLRI) for sharing technology thoughts.

CONTACT

    Dr.K.Subramanian Prof. & Head

    Dept. of Biotechnology,

    PSR Engineering College,

    Sevalpatti, Sivakasi – 626 140,

    Virudhunagar District,

    Tamil Nadu, India.

    Email : subramanian@psr.edu.in

    Phone :04562-239600

Faculty Members

The faculty in the department is a rich blend of personnel with industrial and professional experience. The dedicated staff members have sound knowledge in emerging areas. Most faculty members are accomplished postgraduates with considerable research and academic experience. The breadth and depth of research interests of the academic staff ensures a high standard lecture courses and provide excellent opportunities for challenging and stimulating final year projects. Individual lecturers supplement their delivery using blackboards, overhead projectors and video projection.

DEPARTMENT OF BIOTECHNOLOGY

FacultyQualification DesignationE-mailUnique ID Profile
Dr. K. Subramanian M.Sc, M.Phil, Ph.D Professor & Head subramanian@psr.edu.in 1-400214822View
Dr. R. Rajeswari M.Sc, M.Phil, Ph.DAssociate Professorrajeswari@psr.edu.in1-429714509 View
Dr. S. Suresh Kumar M.Tech.,Ph.D., Associate Professor sureshkumar@psr.edu.in 1-7365859461 View
Dr. K. VenkadeswaranM.Sc.,Ph.D.,PDF. Assistant Professor venkadeswaran@psr.edu.in 1-7365859469 View
Dr. S. VenkateshM.Sc., Ph.D.Assistant Professorvenkatesh.s@psr.edu.in1-7366317816 View
Ms.K. ShaliniM.Tech.Assistant Professorshalini@psr.edu.in1-9474963042 View
Mrs. V. VaralakshmiM.Tech. Assistant Professor varalakshmi@psr.edu.in 1-3629114073 View
Mrs. R. Suganya M.Tech.Assistant Professor suganya@psr.edu.in 1-7366318090 View
Ms. R. Subashini M.Tech.Assistant Professorsubashini@psr.edu.in1-9312157488 View

Infrastructure

The Biotechnology Department Laboratory is very modern and function effectively with modern imported equipments like Gas Chromatography, BIOENGINEERING Bioreactor, Thermocycler, CO2 Incubator, ELISA Reader, 2D Gel Electrophoresis, Fluorescent Microscope, Laminar Air Flow Chamber, UV-Vis Spectrophotometer, Gel Documentation System, Deep Freezer, Refrigerated Centrifuge, Cryostat, Lyophilizer, Microfiltration, Ultrafiltration, Double Pipe Heat Exchanger, Fluidization and Packed Column, Plate and Frame Filter Press and Various Bioinformatics softwares.

Laboratory:

The Laboratories are periodically upgraded as per the curriculum and as per the new developments in Biotechnology.

The Department has an excellent team of young, energetic, experienced and committed faculty members expertised in various areas of Biotechnology.

The Department has full-fledged laboratories that includes

  • Biochemistry and Bio-organic Chemistry Lab
  • Bio-Process Lab
  • Cell Biology Lab
  • Genetic Engineering Lab
  • Immunology Lab
  • Instrumental Methods of Analysis Lab
  • Molecular Biology Lab
  • Microbiology Lab
  • Chemical Engineering Lab

MOLECULAR BIOLOGY LABORATORY

BIOCHEMISTRY LABORATORY

BIOPROCESS LABORATORY

CELL AND IMMUNOLOGY LABORATORY

DOWNSTREAM LABORATORY

MICROBIOLOGY LABORATORY

CHEMICAL ENGINEERING LABORATORY

Department Library

The Department of Bio Technology Library has around 136 books. Also it has provision for keeping the reports of project work done by our students. The departmental library also has reading hall that can accommodate about 08 people.

  • Number of Project Reports available : 370
  • Number of CDs available : 160