About the School of Advanced Sciences (SAS)

About School of Advanced Science (SAS)

The School of Advanced Sciences comprises three divisions, namely, Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. The school offers the following programmes: M. Sc. Data Science, M.Sc. Physics, M.Sc. Chemistry, B.Sc. Mathematics and Computing and B.Sc. with two majors: Physics and Chemistry / Chemistry and Mathematics / Mathematics and Physics.  The school offers courses catering to B.Tech, M.Tech, MCA, Business, Fashion design and Law programmes. The curriculum, is developed on par with international standards, keeping in mind the current industrial needs.  It is supported by state-of-the-art laboratories to provide hands-on experience on theoretical concepts discussed in the classroom. The unique combination of courses related to pure and applied sciences, offered by the school is intended to impart the necessary scientific knowledge to the future scientists and engineers. The faculty are engaged in active research in frontier areas.

Vision Statement of the School of Advanced Sciences

To be an internationally renowned science school in research and innovation by imparting futuristic education relevant to the society

Mission Statement of the School of Advanced Sciences

To nurture students from India and abroad by providing quality education and training to become scientists, technologists, entrepreneurs and global leaders with ethical values for a sustainable future

To enrich knowledge through innovative research in niche areas

To ignite passion for science and provide solutions for national and global challenges

Faculty Excellence

Top 2% Scientists 

Professor L. John Kennedy, Division of Physics, School of Advanced Sciences, VIT Chennai is among the Top 2% Scientists in the world, in the field of “Materials” in a report by Stanford University, USA led by Dr. John P. A. Ioannidis and team, as published in PLOS Biology on October 2020.

Highest Impact Factor publication

Dr. M M Balamurali, Division of Chemistry, School of Advanced Sciences, VIT Chennai has published a review article in chemical society reviews,  with a highest impact factor of 54.56.

Research on COVID19

SERB, Science and Engineering Research Board has approved funding for the study of mathematical & simulation aspects of COVID-19 on the topic “Mathematical Modelling of Transmission Dynamics of COVID-19 and its Control”. The project is led by Professor Mini Ghosh from the Division of Mathematics, School of Advanced Sciences, VIT University Chennai.

MHRD-SPARC (Scheme for Promotion of Academic and Research Collaboration)

International collaborative project: Scheme for Promotion of Academic and Research Collaboration (SPARC) with University of Roma.

Principal investigators:

Professor Atanu Dutta, Division of Physics, School of Advanced Sciences, VIT Chennai with University of Roma.

Professor Arun Sarma, Principal investigator, Division of Physics, School of Advanced Sciences, VIT Chennai with Institute of Ion Physics, Innsbruck University, Austria.

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