DAY 1: 20th Oct 2016

20 Oct 2016 (9.00 a.m. - 5.15 p.m.)

Pre-Conference Tutorials - (Mechanical Engineering Seminar Hall)



09:00 am - 09:30 am


09.30 am - 10.30 am

Super Capacitors using Biowaste materials based carbon nanospheres: Waste to wealth approach


Dr. Gurumurthy Hegde, Professor, Prof. CNR Rao Chair,

BMS R and D Centre, B.M.S. College of Engineering, Bengaluru

10:30 am - 11.30 am

Magnetoelectric Effect in A-site Antiferromagnetic Spinel Oxides


Dr. A Sundaresan, Professor, Chemistry and Physics of Materials Unit, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore

11:30 am -11:45 am

High Tea - II Floor Mechanical Engineering Department

11:45 am -12:45 pm

Organic Electronics- Issues and Challenges


Dr. Praveen C Ramamurthy, Associate Professor

Dept of Materials Engineering, Indian Institute of Science


12:45 pm - 01:45 pm

Actuation induced surface ordering in solvent-less liquid-like nanomaterials: New smart material concept

Dr. Rama Ranjan Bhattacharjee, Nanotech Research

PSG Institute for Advanced Studies, Coimbatore. Tamilnadu.

01:45 pm - 02:30pm

Lunch Break - Biotech Quadrangle

02:30 pm - 03:30pm

Materials preparation and characterization techniques

Dr. M.V. Reddy, Department of Materials Science & Engineering and Physics, National University of Singapore, Singapore

03:30 pm - 03:45 pm

High Tea - II Floor Mechanical Engineering Department

03:45 pm - 05:15pm

Exploring Materials Studio- Density Functional Theory primer

Dr. Hemanth K B

Department of Chemical Engineering, RVCE

Venue: CAD LAB 6, Mechanical Engineering Department