“Key Societal and Industrial Challenges of Chemical Engineering and Chemistry”

When one works for a goal that is madness for others, his/her work gets converted into devotion!

From three of the greatest researchers in the field of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, this is what we learnt today from the expert lectures and interactive session by Dr. A. K. Das, Dr. Nibedita Sanyal and Dr. Harender Bisht.

The main theme behind this lecture was “Key societal + industrial challenges involving Chemistry + Chem Engg”.

The first session was conducted by Dr. A. K. Das on Energy Paradigm in EV.
Next session was presented by Dr. Bisht based on the importance of Carbon based advanced materials.

Thereafter, everyone seated in the audience, right from the senior faculty members to the students of chemical dept and mechanical dept were given the opportunity to voice their questions, when the experts motivated each of us by stating that none of the idea is stupid enough to hide!

Thoroughly informative and deeply motivating, such sessions are what we require in our routine learning process especially when it comes to academics and research.

Our department is very grateful to all the three experts for showing keen interest voluntarily to interact with the younger and relatively naive minds with great potentials.

We are also thankful to Head of the Dept Dr Piyush Vanzara and Dr. Sushil Koregaokar for coming up with such wonderful expert lectures for the students benefits.
Congratulations to our very able 2nd year students for managing the smooth conduction of entire session.
And we pay our gratitude to the entire management team of VVP ENGINEERING COLLEGE to assist at various levels.

Glimpse of Nano Technology Department

Congratulations to GTU ranker’s of Nanotechnology Department

Congratulation to Miss Aanandi Kakkad Winer of the Zonel level TT  Championship GTU  From Nanotechnology Department

Congratulations to GATE Pass out Students of Nanotechnology Department

Congratulations !!! to Electronics students for achieving RANKS in various events

Vikas Gohel, Uday Makwana, Parth Thaker and Param Solanki became winners in Footnote 2018 at Synapnse at DAIICT Gandhinagar on 25-2-2018

A fest consisting of technical and non-technical events named ‘SYNAPSE’ was held at DAIICT, Gandhinagar. In this fest, there were many technical events like paper presentation, Robo race and non-technical events like dancing competition, singing competition, etc.

Vikas Gohel, Uday Makwana, Parth Thaker – 8th EC and Param Solanki of 4th EC had participated in the group dance competition held at ‘SYNAPSE’. The dance competition was held on 25th of February and the group of V.V.P. Engineering College had also participated in this competition along with 4 other teams. There were also some teams who had won prizes at national level so the competition was tough. Soon the competition began and the vivacious dancers set the floor on fire with their energetic dance performances. The spectators bore witness to the enthusiasm and energy of the young dancers as they enthralled everyone with their performances.

In this closely contested competition, the group of V.V.P. Engineering College stood at 1st position. The judges also congratulated them for their victory. As soon as the students of EC came to know about this victory, they were congratulated for their achievement. They were also appreciated by all Faculties of EC Department on their arrival back to V.V.P. Engineering College, Rajkot.

Shail Shukla, Darshil Sachdev, Manish Nebhani and Abhishek Lalseta of 2nd EC won 1st prize in Robotics at National Level competition TECHNEX 18 organized by Innovian Technologies at IIT Varanasi on 17 February 2018

A workshop on ardubotics Robotics was conducted in Electrical Engineering Department by Innovians Technology on 20-21st January 2018.In this 2 days workshop, 10 teams from different semesters and departments participated.At the end of the workshop, a small competition was held in which 5 students from 2nd sem. E.C. Department secured 2nd rank.1. Shail Shukla 2. Abhishek lalseta 3. Darshil Sachdev 4. Manish Nebhani 5. Nirav Kapadiya. The students made an Edge Avoider Robot in their final round of competition.

These students were now eligible to participate directly in national level competition –TECHNEX 2018 at IIT VARANASI. Shail, Abhishek, Darshil and Manish went to Varanasi as a team for their event of MAZE SOLVER AUTONOMOUS ROBOT.

In this Innovians zonal round final competition, 7-8 teams across the nation were participated including Tamilnadu and West Bengal. The students secured 1st rank amongst all of those other teams & won the competition hosted by IIT Varanasi (BHU). They were given participation & achievement certificate as well as cash prize worth Rs. 10000/-.


Hem Patel secured 1st rank in Micromania competition during Axiom 2018 held online on 17-2-2018

It was an online event based on 8085 microprocessor. It was organized by Government Engineering College, Bhuj. In this event they have arranged online test which had MCQ questions, short questions, and few problem statements for program. Participants had to submit all answers in given time duration. All questions and programming statements were based on 8085 microprocessor and it’s peripheral Devices.At the end, Hem Patel of 6th EC won the competition adding pride to EC Department.


Pankaj Gupta of 4th Sem won bronze in 5th open skating championship on 30-1-2018

An open Saurashtra skating competition was held at Saint Mary’s school on 28th January 2018. The competition was held by Pratyusha Skate Academy. The students from all over Saurashtra had participated in this competition.

There were events and competitions in various groups like under 14, under 16, under 19, etc. Participants of all the age groups were looking enthusiastic. They were well equipped with their skates, protection caps and kinds of protection on their knees and elbows. Pankaj Gupta, a student of 4th semester E.C. V.V.P Engineering College had also participated in this competition. Initially, there was a short race of 300 meters. Of course, the race was not easy and that also to run with skates is never an easy task. Pankaj stood on the 2nd position in this race.

On the next day, on 29-1-18, there was again a competition for various groups and categories. There was competition for under 16 age and under 19 age participants. Then there was long race of 500 meters. Pankaj achieved 3rd place in this race. He also got prices for his achievement.

Achievements of Chemical Engineering Department

An excellent week for The Department of Chemical Engineering in terms of winning accolades in academia across the state.

1. Our team of students managed to bag 3 prizes at a national event “Rann Rasayanam 2018” held at GEC, Bhuj.
1st position in Paper presentation: Ram Jadeja (4th sem)
1st position in technical quiz: Brijesh Karkar (6th sem) and Ram Jadeja
3rd position in Model making: Shyam Devani (6th sem) and Brijesh Karkar.

2. Our senior faculty member, Mrs. Darshana Bhatti, Assistant Professor at the dept., secured 1st position at Gujarat Cleaner Production Centre under Integration of Research to Industrial Application Programme for Interlinking of Academia, Industries and Government. She also, very deservedly, won herself a prize money worth Rs. 10,000 for her achievement.

3. Our final year students, Payal Kachhadiya, Pooja Shah, Anjali Patel, Khyati Padhiyar and Nidhi Akbari under the guidance of Mr. Priyank Khirsariya, Assistant Professor at the Dept, won 2nd position and prize money of Rs. 5000 in their project on “Pyrolysis of Waste tire to fuel oil” at Gujarat Cleaner Production Centre under Integration of Research to Industrial Application Programme for Interlinking of Academia, Industries and Government.

We heartily congratulate the faculty members and students for these achievements and wish them success for future.

V.V.P. Swachhata Abhiyan on 30-01-2018

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