Research OBJECTIVES To carry out funded research project. To disseminate new knowledge among the Students, Teachers, Professionals, NGOs etc, through Seminar, Workshop and Conference. To publish research findings in reputed journals. To guide students for research degree leading Ph.D. To motivate faculty to undertake research activities in each department. To motivate faculty to file patent applications ACHIEVEMENTS OF RESEARCH CENTRE Received research grant of Rupees 12 lakhs, from Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India to work on Environmental Radioactivity Profile of Pitchavaram Mangroves. Organized National Conference on Water and Waste water Management in August 2006; funded by AICTE, MOEF, DAE, and TNSCST. Organized National Conference on Climate Change in India in August-2008, funded by MOEF, DAE and TNSCST. Renewable Energy Club organized with the funding from Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Government of India. Conducted workshop on Promotion of Research and Faculty Development for Teachers of Engineering College in February 2008, in collaboration with Anna University – Trichy. Publication of Research Paper. Publication of Patent. Ph.D. Programme.