SCIENCE CLUB

Science Club was formed in the year 2005-06 by bringing together the departments of Chemistry, Physics and Plant Biology and PlantBioTechnology.
Dr.N.LakshmiKanthan, Prof.& HOD of Chemistry was nominated as the president of the Science Club in the Year. The Objective of the science club is to create awareness among students on the scientific temper & to promote science learning for pursuing science as a career. The Club was inaugurated on 20/09/2006 by the Prof.Dr.V.R.Vijayaragavan, Prof. & Head , Dept. of Physical Chemistry , University of Madras. On this occassion , Dr.KrishnaMoorthy, Asst.Prof., Applied Zeology, University of Madras gave a special lecture on the title “Remote Sensing of TamilNadu Coastal Line”.

The Science Club has conducted a quiz program to commemorate a national science day in the year 2006. On this occassion Prof Dr. R. Nagendran, Centre for Environmental studies Anna University, has delivered the key note address and distributed prizes for the winners participated in the quiz competition.

A Science Exhibition called “Science Expo” was organised in a grand scale on 19th and 20th Jan 2007 in which all the Science departments took part with great enthusiasm and devotion. Nearly 1000 school students from many higher secondary and matriculation schools in and around Minjur visited the “Scince Expo”. It was a great event ever organised by an Institutuon in this area. Dr.S.Innassimuthu, Former Vice Chancellor, University of Madras has inaugurated the Science Expo. On this occassion the first Newsletter about the activities of the college was released.

A seminar on the Importance of Science in day today life was held on the 24th Feb 2007 for the final year students of Science Departments. Dr. Mohammed Bilal, M.Sc.,Ph.D., Head, Dept. of chemistry, Cresent Engineering College, Vandalur presided over the seminar and evaluated the paper presented by the students and distributed the prizes to the students.

The National Science Day celebration was held on 8th March 2010. Dr.Sulthan Ahmed Ismail, Ph.D., D.Sc., HOD – Bio Technology, New College, delivered the key note address on the topic ” For Eath’s Sake“. The students of all the science department actively participated. A Seminar on “Atomic Power Stations in Inida- A Boon or a Bane” organised on 7th Dec’2011. Dr.V.Meenakshi Sundaram Former Scientist, Radiation Safety Division Atomic power station, Kalpakkam, presided over the event. The science club has organized the nationa science day celebration on 28th Feb 2012. Dr.Iyamperumal, Executive Director, Tamilnadu Science and Technology has delivered the key note address.

The National Science Day was celebrated in a grand manner on 4th March 2014 by bringing together the departments of Chemistry, Physics and Plant Biology and PlantBioTechnology. The chief guest was Dr.V.V.Subramanian , former Principal, R.K.M Vivekananda College, Chennai and presently the Director of Physco Spectrum , Chennai . Dr.S.Babu,Principal offered the opening remarks. Dr.N.Mani , Director felicitated the meeting honoured the chief guest and also summarized the achievements of Dr.V.V. Subramanian as a scientist, scholar,Principal & a researcher. Prize winners for Poster & power point presentation competitions were held & prizes were distributed to the students.Dr.V.V. Subramanian spoke on conflux of all the scientific disciplines because all branches are interrelated & interdependent . He emphasized inaugurated the relevance of science in everyday life.