Program

Day 1, 05-02-2020 (Wednesday) 08.00-09.30 Registration Session 1 09.30-10.15 Inauguration 10.15-10.20 Inauguration of Exhibition Stalls 10.20-10.45 Tea/Snacks Session 2 10.45-11.30 Plenary-1: Dr. P. K. Singh , CSIR-CIMFR, INDIA tba 11.30-12.15 Plenary 2: Prof. Kazuhiro Hasezaki , Tokushima University, JAPAN Comparison of Thermoelectric Properties for p-type Bi 0.3 Sb 1.7 Te 3.0 by Metal and Ceramics Vessel 12.15-14.00 Poster Session + Lunch
Session 3 14.00-14.30 Invited 1: Prof. Sebastian C. Peter , JNCASR, INDIA tba 14.30-15.00 Invited-2: Dr. Tula Jutarosaga , KMUTT, THAILAND Influence of Microstructure and Sm 2 O 3 Nanoparticle Dispersion on Thermoelectric Properties of n-type β-FeSi 2 15.00-15.30 Invited-3: Prof. Saket Asthana , IIT Hyderabad, INDIA Discharge Energy Storage Density of Na 0.5 Bi 0.5 Tio 3 Based Relaxor Ferroelectrics and its Suitability for the Medical Application 15.30-16.00 Invited-4: Dr. S. Ananthakumar , CSIR-NIIST, INDIA Design of Innovative Building Materials from Industrial Inorganic Solid Wastes - Ways to Reduce and Reuse 16.00-16.15 Tea/Snacks, Depart to Kovalam 17.00-21.00 Sunset @ Beach, Cultural Program, Dinner
Day 2, 06-02-2020 (Thursday) 8.00-9.30 Registration Session 4 9.30-10.15 Plenary-3: Prof. Yoshikazu Shinohara , NIMS, JAPAN Present Stage of Thermoelectric Materials for Power Generation 10.15-10.45 Invited-5: Dr. Raman Vedarajan , ARCI, INDIA Eco-friendly Synthetic Methods for Fuel Cell Electrocatalysts 10.45-11.00 Tea/Snacks Session 5 11.00-11.30 Invited-6: Dr. Sandip Chatterjee , MeITY, INDIA tba 11.30-12.00 Invited-7: Prof. M. M. Shaijumon , IISER Thiruvananthapuram , INDIA Engineered 2-Dimensional Nanomaterials for Electrocatalytic Applications 12.00-12.30 Invited-8: Dr. V. A. Selvi , CSIR-CIMFR, INDIA Bio-process Technology for Low Grade Indian Coal 12.30-14.00 Poster Session + Lunch
Session 6 14.00-14.45 Plenary-4: Prof. Challa Vijaya Kumar , University of Connecticut, USA BioGen NanoMaterials for Sustainable Development 14.45-15.30 Plenary 5: Prof. M. Kano , Tokyo University of Science, JAPAN Environmental Literacy for Establishing the Eco-innovation Policies 15.30-16:00 Invited-9: Prof. S. Sindhu , BITS Pilani, INDIA Polymer Based Smart Electrochromic Devices 16.00-16.30 Tea/Snacks Session 7 16.30-17:00 Invited 10: Dr. Chandan Bera , INST Mohali, INDIA Nanostructure Thermoelectric Based on Earth-Abundant Chalcogenide 17.00-18.00 Invited 11: Dr. Voravit Kosalathip , KMUTT, THAILAND Bi 0.6 Sb 1.4 Te 3.0  Nanopowder Synthesis Using Laser Ablation on Moving Target 18.00-18.30 Short Presentations SL-1: Dr. Someshwar Pola , Osmania University, INDIA Synthesis and Characterization of Dibenzo[a,g]coronene and their Thin Film Transistor Properties SL-2: Dr. Kamal Kumar Bhatluri , RGIPT - Energy Institute, INDIA Vegetable Oils as Alternative Green Solvents for Liquid Membrane Based Separation of Toxic Heavy Metals 18.30 Depart for Banquet Dinner + Cultural Program
Day 3, 07-02-2020 (Friday) Session 8 09.00-09.30 Invited-13: Dr. Rajeev K. Sukumaran , CSIR-NIIST, INDIA tba 09.30-10.00 Invited-14: Dr. S. N. Potty , C-MET Thrissur, INDIA Solution-based Processing of Kesterite Absorber Films for Photovoltaic Applications 10.00-10.30 Invited-15: Prof. Ajay Kalamdhad , IIT Guwahati, INDIA Solid Waste Management in India- Challenges and Opportunities 10.30-10.45 Tea/Snacks
Session 9 10.45-11.15 Invited-16: Prof. Nirmalya Ballav , IISER Pune, INDIA Functional Materials by Reducing Graphene Oxide 11.15-11.45 Invited -17: Dr. E. Bhoje Gowd , CSIR-NIIST, INDIA Structural Ordering of Poly(L-lactide) in Star-Shaped Polymers and Block Copolymers 11.45-12.30 Short Presentations SL-3: Manas Sittishoktram , KMUTT, THAILAND Evaluation of Optical Properties of TiO 2 Composited Film with - Enhanced Surface Plasmon Resonance Using Cu Underlayer Thin Film SL-4: Mongkol Bumrungpon , Tokushima University, JAPAN Influence of Starting Materials on Thermoelectric Properties of - Undoped Lead Telluride by Hot Pressing SL-5: Ryota Maeda , Tohoku University, JAPAN Mechanism Elucidation of the Enhancing Thermoelectric Properties in - the PEDOT:PSS Gel-film Formation Process 12.30-14.00 Lunch + Round-table Discussions
Session 10 14.00-14.30 Invited-18: Dr. Suraj Soman , CSIR-NIIST, INDIA Dye Sensitized Cells: Indoor Photovoltaics to Indigenous Manufacturing 14.30-15.30 Flash Presentations (10) 15.30-16.00 Tea/Snacks Session 11 16.00-16.45 Plenary-6: Prof. Javed Iqbal , Dr. Reddy's Institute of Life Sciences, INDIA tba 16.45-17.30 Valedictory Function
Day 4, 08-02-2020 (Saturday) Choice 1: Eco-Tour to Neyyar Choice 2: Visit and Demonstration at CSIR-NIIST A one-day Eco-Tour is arranged to Neyyar on 8 th February, 2020. Neyyar Dam, that bridles the Neyyar river, is 30 km from the city of Thiruvananthapuram and lies along the southern low hills of Western Ghats. The Boat/Bus Safari across Neyyar Wild Life Sanctuary, covering the Lion Park, the Crocodile Rehabilitation Centre and the  Deer Rehabilitation Centre is a treat to both nature lovers and adventure lovers. For details, visit: https://www.keralatourism.org/ecotourism/trekking-programs/neyyar-packages/21 Cost: Per Person: Rs. 1,500 Interested participants may pay the amount in cash at the registration desk on 05-02-2020 . The price includes transits by air-conditioned bus, entry tickets, packed lunch, tea/snacks and a bottle of water. Itinerary (Eco-Tour) Start from CSIR-NIIST : 09.30 Reach Neyyar Dam : 10:30 Safari : 11.00 – 13.00 Lunch : 13.30 – 14.30 Nature Walk : 14.30 – 15.30 Return : 16.00 Tea : 16.30 Back at NIIST : 17.30 Itinerary (NIIST) Start at CSIR-NIIST : 09.30 Visit : 10:30 – 13:00 Lunch : 13.30 – 14.30 Interactions : 14.30 – 15.30 Tea : 16.30