The Department of Chemistry organized a webinar on the topic “Research in Refining Technology and Catalysis-Alumni Webinar Series” on 9th October 2020 at 11 am in Google meet. The idea of the session was to motivate the students in research areas of petroleum and to give guidance on the job openings in various R&D divisions.Prof. Indu G, Associate Professor in Chemistry welcomed the gathering. The resource person for the webinar was Mr. Sales Sebastian Eacharangad, Senior Researcher, Experimental R& D, Catalysis Research Centre Division, Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, UAE. The speaker gave basic idea on catalysis, pilot plant studies like fluidized cracking, hydro treating etc. Around 40 students participated in the session. In addition, he gave an idea about job openings abroad and the way students can strive smart to achieve their goals. The students interacted well, with due interest in the session. Dr. Leji Latheef, HOD of Chemistry department, proposed the vote of thanks, thus winding up the session on a positive note.