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DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY

Department of Chemistry is as old as Ruia College. It is one of the biggest Departments catering to about 600 students at the UG & about 250 students at the PG and the doctoral level. The Department of Chemistry has research tradition spanning over half a Century to with more than 250 students having passed out with doctoral degree through the portals of this Institution.  Currently the Department has 6 research guides. Department has received grants from the funding agencies like DBT, DST, UGC and CSIR. It has been successfully running Dr. P. S. Ramanathan Advanced Instrumentation Centre, only one of its kind in the city of Mumbai, housing high-end use instruments like HPLC, GC, GC-Ms, AAS.

INTRODUCTION TO THE SUBJECT

 

COURSED OFFERED BY DEPARTMENT

UNDERGRADUATE COURSES

Course Name: B.Sc. Chemistry

Intake Capacity: 240 students

Eligibility:

  • Students passing HSC or any Equivalent exam conducted by the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education.
  • Students passing 12th or equivalent from any state.

 

POST GRADUATE COURSES

Course Name: M.Sc. Chemistry

Intake Capacity: 50 students

Eligibility: B.Sc. with Chemistry

 

DOCTORATE COURSES

Course Name: Ph.D Chemistry

Intake Capacity: 60 students

Eligibility: M.Sc. in Chemistry

 

FACULTY NAMES & DESIGNATIONS IN THE DEPARTMENT (Collapsible Tab)

 

Prof. Suhas Pednekar

Principal, Ramnarain Ruia College

Post-Doctoral Fellow, Stevens Institute of Technology, New Jersey, USA (2004)

Ph.D, Ramnarain Ruia College, University of Mumbai, Mumbai, India (1983)

M.Sc. (Organic Chemistry), Ramnarain Ruia College, University of Mumbai, Mumbai, India (1981)

B.Sc. (Chemistry), Ramnarain Ruia College, University of Mumbai, Mumbai, India (1978)

 

 

Dr. Jyoti Patwardhan

Head of Department

Assistant Professor

B.Sc. Chemistry                

M.Sc. Organic Chemistry              

Ph.D. Physical chemistry

 

Dr. Manish Hate

Assistant Professor

B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D.

 

Dr. Atmaram Kacharu Mapari    

B.Sc. Chemistry, M.Sc. Chemistry

Ph.D. Chemistry

e-mail id: akmapari@gmail.com

 

Dr. Kamini Jagannath Donde

Assistant Professor

B.Sc. Chemistry , M.Sc. Inorganic Chemistry        

Ph.D. Inorganic chemistry

e-mail id: nitudonde@yahoo.co.in

 

Dr. Madhavi Badole       

Assistant Professor

B.Sc. Chemistry, M.Sc, Organic Chemistry, Ph.D

e-mail id: madhavibadole@gmail.com

 

Dr. Vaibhav M. Wagh    

Assistant Professor

B.Sc. in Chemistry, Pune University

M.Sc. in Chemistry, IIT-Guwahati

Ph.D. in Chemistry, Mumbai University

email-id: vaibhav@ruiacollege.edu         

 

Dr. Vijay Chavan

ASsistant Professor

B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D.

 

Dr. Subhash Vanmali     

Assistant Professor

B.Sc. Chemistry, M.Sc. Chemistry

Ph.D. Chemistry

e-mail id: subhashvanmali14@gmail.com

 

PLACEMENTS

  • In last four years,  more than 50 students were placed in the esteemed organizations viz. Kansai Nerolac, Rubicon India Pvt

 

STUDENTS ACHIEVEMENTS

30 students obtained their doctoral degree for their research work.

  • The students of Chemistry department have retained the trophy for inter-collegiate competitions held by Ruia College.  Also, won the CHAMPIONSHIP TROPHY for the inter-collegiate competitions held by ICT, under the banner of Rasayanam.

 

 

ILLUSTROUS ALUMNI

  • Dr.  Ramani  Narayan , Professor , Michigan State University, USA
  • Prof. S.D. Samant, Former Head, Dept of Chemistry, ICT, Mumbai
  • Mr. Shriram Dandekar, Vice Chairman & Executive Director, Kokuyo Camlin
  • Ms. Medha Patkar , Social Activist

 

 

CONTACT: 

Dr. Jyoti Patwardhan

Head of Department

headchemistry@ruiacollege.edu

Phone no :   022-24143098; Ext 121/ 136.