The Department of Engineering Chemistry of Andhra University College of Engineering, in association with the National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI), Nagpur, is organising an international workshop on effects of emissions and effluents on environment here on Wednesday and Thursday.

Vice-president (research strategy) of National University of Singapore Seeram Rama Krishna is the chief guest of the inaugural session on Wednesday and Vice-Chancellor in-charge of AU P. George Victor and others will participate.

The department would also celebrate the birthday of noted chemist and a former professor of the department and an illustrious painter Nemani Krishna Murthy during the workshop on Wednesday evening, organising secretary of the workshop B. Venkateswara Rao, Vice-Principal of AUCE Ch.V.R. Murthy, and Dean (academic affairs) of AU K. Raghu Babu informed on Tuesday.