Pharmaceutical Engineering

Pharmaceutical Engineering

About the Department
The Department of Pharmaceutical Engineering is established in 2018 with four year under graduate programme. The department houses various laboratories catering to the needs of the curriculum. The department has well qualified faculties dedicated to teaching and doing research in fundamental and advanced areas. The department has inked MoU with a pharmaceutical industry.

Aim
The Pharmaceutical Engineering programme aims to produce talented engineers with strong foundation in the field of pharmaceutical sciences. The program endeavors in producing the engineers with skills for the development and manufacturing of products, processes, and components in the pharmaceuticals industry. Pharmaceutical engineering programme covers all parts of drug manufacturing, from designing a new facility to optimizing manufacturing processes and perfecting packaging solutions. The department also aims in inculcating the lifelong learning and continuous professional development skills in the students.


  • To enhance the student’s skills to identify, formulate and solve the technological problems in pharmaceutical industries.
  • To excel in advanced studies with strong foundation laid in the undergraduate programme
  • To exhibit leadership, ethical attitude, communication skills, team work in their profession and multidisciplinary skills
  • To provide hands on experience in various techniques and sophisticated analytical instruments in pharmaceutical industries.


Dr. S.Anusuya
Associate Professor & Head

Vision
To provide quality education, foster research and development in Pharmaceutical Engineering, evolve innovative solutions for industrial problems and serve for humanity, upraise the department to reach the apex of glory in pharmaceutical education and research.


Mission
Deeply inoculate the treasure of pharmaceutical education and research into the inquisitorial minds of students through practicing with state of the art infrastructural facilities to instigate the multi-disciplinary expertise to meet the needs of pharmaceutical and allied industries.

Provide a dynamic educational experience, create outreach opportunities and empower them to become leaders of profession.

Advocate the responsibility to contribute for the improvement in public health by developing and translating concepts into practice within the state and beyond.


Program Outcome
Engineering Graduates will be able to:

    PO1. Engineering knowledge: Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, and pharmaceutical engineering fundamentals to solve the complex engineering problems in Pharmaceutical Industry.
    PO2. Problem analysis: Identify, formulate, review research literature, and analyze complex pharmaceutical engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering sciences.
    PO3. Design/development of solutions: Think critically and creatively to generate innovative solutions for complex engineering problems or processes in Pharmaceutical industries that meet specified needs with appropriate consideration that include public health and safety, cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.
    PO4. Conduct investigations of complex problems: Use research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions.
    PO5. Modern tool usage: Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools, including prediction and modeling to complex pharmaceutical engineering activities, with an understanding of the limitations.
    PO6. The engineer and society: Apply engineering principles to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to pharmaceutical engineering practice and solutions to complex pharmaceutical engineering problems.
    PO7. Environment and sustainability: Understand and evaluate the impact of the professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development in the solutions of complex pharmaceutical engineering problems.
    PO8. Ethics: Demonstrate commitment to professional ethics and responsibilities pharmaceutical engineering works.
    PO9. Individual and team work: Play an effective role as a member or leader in diverse teams and in multi-disciplinary settings and demonstrate respect for cultural diversity.
    PO10. Communication: Communicate effectively on complex pharmaceutical engineering activities and be able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, and give clear presentations to all stakeholders concerned.
    PO11. Project management and finance: Apply engineering management principles and economic decision-making to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects in multidisciplinary environments.
    PO12. Life-long learning: Recognize the need for, and engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change and build up professional skills


Program Specific Outcomes (PSOs)

Upon successful completion of the course the students are expected to:

    PSO1: To identify, formulate, design, analyse and develop processes and technologies for pharmaceutical products for societal usage and economically sustainable for the present and future.
    PSO2: To assess the human health and environmental issues and provide various risk reduction methods as well as relevant professional mitigation measures.
    PSO3: To function in a multi-disciplinary team and understand the professional ethics and responsibilities and equip themselves for higher learning for addressing technological challenges.


Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

    PEO1: To prepare students for prosperous spectrum of career avenues in academia, advanced research, industries of pharmaceutical technology, biomedicine, biotechnology, law, business and government and other pharmaceutical pursuits through dissemination of knowledge and proficiency in engineering and technology fundamentals related to pharmaceutical technology and the ability to solve problems.
    PEO2: To transfuse in students the sense of confidence in professional endeavors application of the derived knowledge and appreciation of economic impact in a societal context.
    PEO3: To provide collegial and nurturing environment for the students to realize the professional, ethical obligations and their concern to protect the health and welfare of the public and to be accountable for the social and environmental impact of their practice.
    PEO4: To create an enjoyable educational environment in which students participate in multidisciplinary, team oriented, open-ended curricular and co-curricular activities that prepare them to work either individually and as an integrated team member.
    PEO5: To facilitate the students to gain the wisdom of fundamentals and advances to practice Pharmaceutical technology and interdisciplinary research as career of constructive service to society and higher learning.


Program Offered
B.E. Pharmaceutical Engineering (Full Time)

Contact Mail id: hodpce@vmkvec.edu.in

UG (Full Time) - Curriculum & Syllabus
B.E (Pharmaceutical) FT: 2017 (I Sem)     2017 (II Sem)
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