Webinar on “Safety and First Aid in the Laboratory” on 26th June 2020

Webinar on “Career Opportunities in Chemistry” on 22nd July 2020

Webinar on Quality Enhancement and Sustenance: Volunteering for NAAC” on 18th Sptember 2020

International Webinar Series – Rhenium 75


Prof. M.R. Joseph Memorial 6th Lecture -2019

The Department of Chemistry organized the Prof. M. R. Joseph Memorial Lecture at the Emmanuel Hall, in St.Albert’s College on 5 th December, 2019. Dr. Shaiju P, Assistant Professor at Centre for Science in Society (C-SIS), Cochin University of Science and Technology delivered a talk on “Why the Science matters

Prof. A. J Benjamin Memorial 12th Lecture -2019

Prof. A. J. Benjamin Memorial 12th Lecture was organized at the Emmanuel Hall, in St.Albert’s College on 18th December,  2019. Sri. Varghese Rexon, Research Scientist, Eurofins Alphora Research Inc. Canada delivered a talk on “Organic synthesis for Pharmaceutical Applications”.

International Seminar on Current Trends in Chemistry and  Chemical Education

The Post Graduate Department of Chemistry and Research Centre organized an International Seminar on Current Trends in Chemistry and Chemical Education,  6th January 2020. In the technical session, Dr.M.A.Solomon, chaired the the first invited talk. The speaker was Prof.Dr.Shriniwas D Samant. Title of the talk was ‘Some Reflections on Chemistry Teaching’.The second invited talk was by Dr. G. Sekhar, Professor, Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai. The talk was on  “Halogen-bonding catalysis”. During the lunch break posters were displayed, about 13 poster presentations were registered for the summit The third invited talk was by Dr. Swaroop Sasidharanpillai, Research Associate, Hydrothermal Chemistry Group, University of Guelp, Canada on the topic “Application of Raman Spectroscopy to investigate aqueous chemical speciation and acid dissociation at hydrothermal conditions”.

Seminar on Metacognitive Stragies in Learning Chemistry

A Seminar on Metacognitive Stragies in Learning Chemistry, was organized by the Post Graduate Department of Chemistry and Research Centre, St.Albert’s College (Autonmous), Ernakulam 6th Janury 2020, as part of the  ALBERTIAN KNOWLEDGE SUMMIT 2020 (AKS 2020).  Chief guest Dr.Louis George, Associate Director, Academic Staff College, Christ University, Benguluru shared his experience during his studies and gave an indepth talk on the Metacognitive strategies in learning.



Prof. A. J Benjamin Memorial 11th Lecture -2018

Department of chemistry organized Prof. A.J.Benjamin Lecture series on 13th  December 2018 as a tribute to the  great legend who served St Albert’s College for a long period. This years programme consists of two lectures in the field of polymeric materials  and quantum confined materials. After the inaugural session. Dr.Honey  John, Director, IUCND gave a talk on Polymers: Impact on envirornment.  Second talk was on “ Optical property of quantum confined  materials”. This was given by Dr. Jolly.V.Antony, Asst. Professor, Maharajas College.

Syllabus Revision Workshop

A workshop has been conducted on 28th November and experts from Maharaja’s College and SN College, Maliankara  and an expert from Industry visited our department. Faculties in the department were divided into four groups under the leadership of four experts and necessary corrections were made. Dr.Ananthapadmanaphan, Dr.Cibi Komalan, Dr. Rajagopal and  Dr.Kochubaby Manjooran  was here to discuss about the syllabus.

Seminar on Advances in Material Science and Organic Synthesis – AIKS 2019

As part of Albertian International Knowledge Summit, the department of chemistry organized a 2 days seminar on Advances in material science and Organic Synthesis. The seminar includes 5 invited talks, 13 oral presentations and 23 poster presentations. Prof. Unnikrishnan, NIT Calicut, Dr. Suresh Pillai(Ireand)  Dr. Joaquim Pullgdollars(Spain ), Dr. V. P. N. Namboothiri (IIT Bombay) and Dr. Ibnusaud (M G University) gave talk on various topic

Prof. M.R. Joseph Memorial 5th Lecture 

M R Joseph memorial talk was held on  15th February 2019. The chief guest of this lecture was Dr. Mariappan Shanmugham , Amrita Institute of Medical Science and Technology. He gave a talk on “Emerging Energy Conservation Technology”.


One day seminar on Advances in Chemical Technology – ACT 2018

As part of the Knowledge Summit, the department of Chemistry organizd a one day seminar Advances in Chemical Technology( ACT 2018) in the college campus on 17th Jan 2018. The programme was inauguarted by Dr. B. D. Malhotra, Professor, Department of Biotechnology, Delhi Technological  University.  Key note address was given by him

Prof. A. J Benjamin Memorial 10th Lecture 

Prof. A. J. Benjamin Memorial Lecture Series was conducted on 14th February 2018.  Chief Guest and Keynote address was by Dr. Roy Joseph, scientist G, Biomedical Technology Wing, Sree Chithira Thirunal Institute of Medical Science and Technology, Thiruvanandapuram. He has given a talk “Medical Devices from Research Lab to Clinic”. Second tallk was given by Dr. Arun Gopi, Assistant Professor on Contract, Dept of Chemical Oceanography, CUSAT. Topic  was “Quantum Dot – Organic Nanohybrids via non covalent Interactions mediated Self Assembly”

Prof. M.R. Joseph Memorial Lecture

  • Prof. M. R. Joseph Memorial Lecture Series was conducted on 2nd March, 2018. Technical session was given  by Dr. Rahna K. Shamsudeen, Scientist E, Material Science department, NPOL, DRDO, Cochin. Her talk was on “Peizoelectric Polymer Material for Sonar Applications”.

Workshop on Entrepreneurship Awareness 

In collaboration with KITCO LTD & Department of Science and Technology, Chemistry Department organized an Entrepreneurship Awareness Programme on 15 th February 2018, for Final year students. It is a 3 day workshop includes seminars, interactive sessions and Industrial visit


Entrepreneurship Awareness Programme

Department of Chemistry organized three days “Entrepreneurship Awareness Programme” for U. G. students in collaboration with KITCO LTD during 18- 20 January 2017.


9th Prof. A. J. Benjamin Lecture Series

In connection with 9th Prof.  A. J. Benjamin Lecture Series, a National Seminar on “Material Science and Organometallic Homogeneous Catalysis” was held on 22nd December 2016, at Bernard Hall, St. Albert’s College (Autonomous), Ernakulam. The first lecture was given by Dr. C. P. Reghunadhan Nair, Dy. Director (Retd.), Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, ISRO Trivandrum. The talk was on “Special Materials for Space Applications”. Second Lecture was given by Dr. Jai Anand Garg, YSS-SERB Young Scientist IIT, Chennai. His talk was on “Syntheses and Photophysics of Gold Complexes and Homogeneous Catalysis using Pincer Metal Complexes”.

Prof. M. R. Joseph Memorial Lecture 2017

The Department of Chemistry, St. Albert’s College, Ernakulam, organized the 3rd Prof. M. R. Joseph Memorial Lecture 2017, on 23rd March 2017. In memory of Prof. M. R. Joeph two lectures from eminent personalities in the field of material science and marine sciences, were delivered by Dr. Pradeep V. S., INSPIRE faculty, Department of Physics, CUSAT and Dr. Akhil P. S.,Post Doctoral Fellow, Department of Chemical Oceanography, School of marine Science, CUSAT.