The Department of Environmental Sciences was established
by the university in 1986 to strengthen research and training in
Environmental Sciences. The Department focuses research in the areas
of Environmental Chemistry, Environmental Genetics, Environmental
Toxicology, Environmental Engineering, Remote Sensing and Geographical
Information Systems, Environmental Management and Environmental
Microbiology, Bioresource Technology, Biodiversity and Aquatic Ecology.
MPhil and PhD programmes in Environmental Sciences were started
in 1987 and MSc programme in 1990. Apart from teaching and research,
the faculty members are involved in the development of curriculum
of our as well as other institutions, review jobs, extension education
and consultancy services in industries, local bodies and hospitals.
AIM AND VISION
• To develop manpower in various fields of Environmental
Sciences to meet the ever growing needs of institutions and industries
to achieve sustainability.
• To provide cost effective techniques and technologies to
industries and agriculture for sustainable development.
• To provide training to professionals in the industries to
achieve “Pollution free Environment”.
• To impart environmental education among public and propagate
environmental awareness to achieve and maintain healthy and habitable
For more details please contact:
Professor and Head,
Dept of Environmental Sciences,
Coimbatore - 641 046,