Confirmed Invited Speakers

Professor Navakanta Bhat
Professor and Chairperson
Centre for Nano Science and Engineering (CeNSE)
Room No. SF-05
Indian Institute of Science Bangalore

Title of Keynote Address: 2D Materials for Nanoelectronics : Opportunities and Challenges

Professor Dr. Clemens Heske
Director, Institute for Photon Science and Synchrotron Radiation (IPS) and
Professor, Institute for Chemical Technology and Polymer Chemistry (ITCP)
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
Hermann-v.-Helmholtz-Platz 1, 76344 Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen, Germany

Professor for Materials/Physical Chemistry, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)
4505 Maryland Parkway, Box 454003, Las Vegas, NV 89154-4003, U.S.A.

Title of Plenary Talk: Understanding the electronic structure at surfaces and interfaces - soft x-rays and the need for computational modeling

Dr. Myo Than Htay
Assistant Professor
Hashimoto-Myo Laboratory
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Faculty of Engineering, Shinshu University
4-17-1 Wakasato, Nagano City, Nagano Prefecture, Japan, 380-8553

Title of Invited Talk: Current Trends of Research on Thin-Films Solar Cells utilizing Cu2Sn1-xGexS3 Absorber

Prof. Karuna Kar Nanda
Materials Research Centre
Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore,

Title of Invited Talk: Factors that Control the Performance of Photodetectors

Dr. Dipu Pramanik
CEO/Co-founder, MDLSoft
Santa Clara, California 95054, USA

Title of Invited Talk: An Integrated Materials to Devices (IM2D) flow for development of future nanoelectronics devices

Dr. Badam Singh Kushvah
Associate Professor
Department of Applied Mathematics
IIT (ISM) Dhanbad
Dhanbad 826004, Jharkhand

Title of Plenary Talk: Particle Swarm Optimization (PSO) with invariant manifolds for Earth to Halo orbit trajectory transfer

Professor Durga Charan Dalal
Department of Mathematics
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati

Title of Talk: A Mathematical Study of Tissue Electroporation to Drug Delivery

Dr. Harish Kumar
Assistant Professor
Department of Mathematics
Indian Institute of Technology Delhi

Title of Talk: To be announced soon.

Dr. Anil Bhardwaj
Outstanding Scientist and Director
Physical Research Laboratory

Title of the Keynote Address: Highlighting Indian Planetary Missions & Future Plan

Dr. Pravata K. Mohanty
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
Mumbai and The GRAPES-3 experiment
Cosmic Ray Laboratory, Ooty

Title of the Invited Talk: Role of large-scale computing in the recent discovery of "The transient weakening of Earth's magnetic shield by the GRAPES-3 experiment"

Prof. Damayanti Gharpure
Department of Electronic Science
S.P. Pune University

Title of the Plenary Talk: Space Electric and Magnetic Sensors (SEAMS)

Dr. Aveek Sarkar
Physical Research Laboratory

Title of the Invited Talk: Understanding the solar atmosphere using numerical simulations -- progress and difficulties

Prof. Amita Das
Senior Professor H+
Institute for Plasma Research

Title of the Invited Talk: Energetic electron propagation in plasma