KOTTAYAM: The Post Graduate Department of Chemistry at NSS Hindu College, Changanasherry, will organise a two-day national seminar on Nano-structured Materials (NSM-2014), sponsored by University Grants Commission (UGC) and cosponsored by Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment, on Tuesday and Wednesday. The conference will cover areas including synthesis of nanomaterials, bionanomaterials, carbon nanotubes, nano medicine, composites for aerospace applications and social, ethical and environmental issues of nanomaterials.
During the two-day conference, participants will get a chance to listen to renowned scientists on recent advances, difficulties, and breakthroughs in the field of nano-science and technology. The conference features invited lectures and oral or poster presentations. The seminar will be inaugurated by Dr Suresh Das, director, National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology (NIIST), Thiruvananthapuram on Tuesday.
Dr C P Reghunadhan Nair, scientist and group director at the VSSC, Thiruvanthapuram, will deliver the keynote address. The programme will be presided over by R Prasannakumar, secretary, NSS Colleges Central Committee.