B.E. (Biotechnology) is a multidisciplinary program involving advances in Life Sciences and Engineering. The Department offers courses in certain frontier and emerging areas of Biotechnology with orientation towards new product and process development.
The sophisticated range of equipment and instruments include Phase Contrast Microscope, UV-Visible Spectrophotometer, Gas Chromatography (GC), High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC), PCR, cooling Centrifuge, Rotary Evaporator, Tangential flow filtration unit, laboratory scaled Fermenter etc.
The Department has been recognized as the Research Centre of Visvesvaraya Technological University, and is actively engaged in research in thrust areas like Fermentation technology, Enzyme technology, Computational Biology, Molecular Microbiology etc.
The Department has dynamic and dedicated faculty Supported by state-of-art laboratory facilities in areas of
* Unit operations
* Process Control & Instrumentation
* Bioprocess Engineering
* Molecular biology
The Department has recognized, an excellent industry-Academia interaction which has been reflected in the success of alumni working in various industries like Tata Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) , National Chemical Laboratory (NCL) , FDC Ltd., RadPharm Scientific (Australia) , Infosys Technologies Ltd , Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) etc. The Department has MOU with Navya Biologicals Pvt. Ltd., a Bengaluru based Biopharmaceutical Company and that houses incubation centre for its research activities.
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Laxmikant R Patil
Phone No. : +91 – 836 – 2378290,