The Department Paint Technology, under Chemical Technology, is one of the oldest departments of H.B.T.U. Kanpur (Formerly H.B.T.I. Kanpur), established in 1923.
The Department was founded with an aspiration for the development of high quality scientific and engineering manpower for a broad grasp of the fundamental principles of sciences and the scientific methods, deep understanding of their area of specialization, innovative ability to solve new problems, and the capacity to learn continually and interact with the multidisciplinary groups. Above all, the students are trained to develop the capacity for free and objective inquiry, courage and integrity, awareness and sensitivity to the needs and aspirations of the society. Various programs are designed to impart knowledge, and strengthen concepts and intellectual skills through course work, seminars and project/ thesis work and cater to the needs of industry, R&D organizations, and educational institutions.
Since its establishment department has made great strides in the past few decades. The department maintains a close touch with other national & international educational institutions & has accomplished several research & development projects in collaboration with them. Paint and Coating Technologists' Association(PACT) is also functioning effectively at HBTU Kanpur at Paint Technology Dept. HBTU Kanpur, the students are endowed with the inherent attributes of Excellence and Perfection. The Paint Technology Department of HBTI has undoubtedly been a center of excellence for learning in the country. It has fully equipped labs with modern apparatus as per the standards of the AICTE. The labs have sufficient facilities to provide the students with thorough practical as well as technical knowledge.
There is a close relationship between the faculty and the students. The faculty regularly provides technical updates regarding the latest industrial trends.
The Faculty of the Department, with the rich blend of Knowledge and Experience, has always proved its prominence in the field of technical education, nurturing and grooming the young technologists into promising professionals unmatched in their knowledge, innovation and perfection.
The Department has sculpted numerous engineers, who had proved their mettle by becoming the souls and roots of various industries in the field of research in the country and abroad, and are repatriating credit and fame to the department.