Research & Development

The Department offers M.S. (By Research) and Ph.D. programme in the field of Printing and Packaging Technology and allied areas. The Department has received so far a research grant of about Rs.2 Crores from sponsoring agencies namely AICTE, TEQIP, DBT, UGC SAP, CPDE and DST etc., for carrying out modernization and sponsored research projects.

Our Department conducts Seminars and Workshops periodically on a wide range of topics:

  • “Latest Developments in Printing Ink Technology”
  • “Polyester Resin Quality Parameters – Impact on bottle Processing and bottle Quality”
  • “Colour Management”
  • “Publishing in Digital Age”
  • “Advances in Packaging & Package Printing”

The Department in association with Print Promotion GMBH,Germany organised a three day workshop for 'specialist teachers' in the field of print and paper during 25-27, september,2012, 35 teachers across India were benefitted.

Centre for Technology Development Transfer(CTDT) Students Innovative Projects

    Anna University funds for the innovative projects by students and young faculty every year.

  • Completed
Sl.No Title of the Project Name of the P.I Grant Received in Rs
1 Development of Polymeric nanocomposite for packaging applictaion by spin coating method Dr. N. Rajeswari 25000
2 Selection of suitable biopolymer for packaging and package printing application Dr. N. Rajeswari 25000
3 Reinforcing Paper bags with Bio plastics Ms.J.P.Nirmala 25000
4 Portable Deaf/Dumb/Blind communication systems Ms.J.P.Nirmala 25000
5 Agro-based anti-fungal adhesives for corrugated boards Ms.J.P.Nirmala 25000
6 Prevention of Board Curl Dr.B.Kumar 25000
7 Flexible films with Nano coating Dr. N. Rajeswari 25000
8 Simulation of Folding Carton Performance M. Kanchana, Dr. Latha Nagendran 20000
9 Visual Expiry Indicator for Package Dr. N. Rajeswari 25000
10 Bio degradable additive for plastic films Dr. N. Rajeswari 25000