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Department of Physics Organizing committee:

Department of Physics, ever since its Patron:

establishment in 1971, has been playing a key role Dr. K. Mohammed Basheer
in strengthening postgraduate teaching and Hon. Vice Chancellor, University of Calicut
research in physics. The department is a leading Three -day Golden Jubilee National Seminar on
centre in the fields of Nuclear Physics, Condensed Chairman :
Matter Physics, Materials Sceince, Astrophysics, Prof. P. P. Pradyumnan
Radiation Physics, Theoretical Physics, Plasma Head of the Department Science and Technology of New
Physics, Non-convensional Energy Sources and
Materials for Sustainable Future
Nanoscience. Madhava Observatory established (STNM 2018)
Dr. Libu K. Alexander (Ph. 9446376861)
in the campus is a part of research facilities of the
department. Alumni of the department occupy
several prestigious positions in national and 7-9 February 2018
international institutions. In recent times the Prof. Antony Joseph
department is associated with Nuclear Data Prof. M. M. Musthafa
Physics Centre of India in data generation, Prof. A. M. Vinodkumar
validation and compilation of Nuclear Data for Dr. C. D. Ravikumar
Nuclear Data Section of IAEA, Vienna and with Dr. T. H. Mohamed Shahin
India-based Neutrino Observatory (INO) Ms. Divya N. K.
programme. The department could fetch large Ms. Amina T.
funds through departmental projects and faculty & Research scholars (Materials research lab)
projects, under various schems of UGC, DAE, Email ID:
DST, KSCSTE etc. including the Fund for
Infrastructure in Science and Technology (FIST)
Organized by
of Department of Science and Technology and
Department of Physics
Special Assistance Program (SAP) of UGC. Five
University of Calicut
cumulative JRF/SRF fellowships per year under Calicut University P.O
BSR scheme promotes research in a significant Kerala-673635
manner. The SARD scheme of KSCSTE is another
impetus for the department. During the last five
years, the department has over 110 published
articles in international/national peer reviewed
and indexed journals into its credit and 26
scholars have been awarded Ph.D degree and 30
students M.Phil degree. Venue: Aryabhatta Hall,
Central Science Block
About the seminar Call for papers
The interdisciplinary field of Materials Science Interested researchers working in the field
includes discovery, design and to develop of material science can present their papers
understanding of new functional materials. The orally. The participants are requested to
studies on materials science applicable to submit their abstract (maximum of 300
technologies important for daily needs of words) to
humanity hold special significance. It is important before the deadline. For oral presentation,
for materials science fraternity to address the the participants are recommended to bring
urgent need for environment friendly and their presentation materials in CD only.
universally accessible technologies. STNM 2018 USB devices are not allowed.
The faculty, research scholars, students, staff focus on recent trends and developments in the
and alumni of the department, with immense field of science and technology of new materials Publication
pleasure, inform that we are organizing a for sustainable future. Papers submitted and presented at
three-day Golden Jubilee National Seminar
Objectives the conference will be published as
on ‘Science and Technology of New
Materials for Sustainable Future (STNM
the conference proceedings/book with
Provide a platform for sharing new ideas of
2018)’, during 7-9 February 2018. ISBN, subject to their acceptance by
research in the field of material science.
We invite the faculty members, research Encourage students and researchers to take up the peer review. Full paper can be
scholars and post graduate students of your sustainable and interdisciplinary approach submitted later on notice based on the
institution to participate in the seminar. towards the research in materials science. abstract
Interested delegates are requested to register To inculcate scientific temperament to young
by sending an Email containing name, status, minds to face the challenges in the field of Best paper awardees among students will
address, Email ID and phone number to developing new materials. be honored at the venue. on or before 03-
02-2018. For any query, contact chairman or
convener of the seminar. Invited speakers include Accommodation
The participants in need of accommodation are Accommodation will be booked at request
•Prof. Arun M. Umarji ( IISc, Bangalore)
requested to contact the convener before 03- •Dr. N. Raghu (C-MET, Thrissur) on payment basis.
02-2018. Accommodation can be arranged on •Dr. V. Kumar (CMET, Thrissur)
payment basis. •Prof. Chandrasekharan. K (NIT, Calicut) Site seeing trip including boating will be
Organizing Committee •Prof. M. R. Anantharaman (CUSAT,
conducted on request basis
Chairman : •Prof. N. V. Unnikrishnan (M. G. University,
Prof. P. P. Pradyumnan, HOD Kottayam)
Important dates
•Prof. Narayana Kalkura (Anna University,
Convener: Chennai)
Abstract submission deadline : 31. 01.2018
•Prof. S. Moorthy Babu (Anna University,
Dr. Libu K. Alexander (Ph. 9446376861) Chennai) Intimation of acceptance : 01. 02.2018
•Dr. S. N. Potty (CMET, Thrissur) Registration deadline : 03. 02.2018