ABOUT ANNA UNIVERSITY

Anna University, Chennai was established on 4th September 1978 through the Act of Government of Tamil Nadu. In 2001, the University became an affiliating type according to the Anna University Amendment Act of 2001, and taking under its wings all the engineering colleges in Tamil Nadu. At present, the University has over 600 self-financing colleges, and 13 Constituent Colleges along with four university campus. Dr. A. P. J Abdul Kalam, 11th President of India was the alumnus of Madras Institute of Technology, Anna University.

ABOUT CRYSTAL GROWTH CENTRE

Crystal Growth Centre was established in 1982 with the focus of promoting research interests in the field of Crystal Growth and characterization at Anna University. With the active involvement and contribution of eminent and hardworking faculty and researchers, the Centre has been recognized by the University Grants commission in 1990 as the Crystal Growth Centre: UGC-AU Facility. The objectives of the centre are to continuously upgrade the research activities and to contribute in frontier areas of research and technology relevant to crystal growth and characterization. The centre had implemented several major National research programs supported by National agencies such as DST, DAE, DRDO, UGC, ISRO, MNRE, DOE, BRNS, IUAC, CSIR, Tamil Nadu Government etc. The mandate of the centre was also to promote the research interests of the researchers from all over India under the visitors program. The Centre had also been periodically organizing several National / International Conferences / Workshops / Refresher courses / Seminars / Symposia to promote research and development activities. A few industrial consultancy programs have also been carried out by the centre.

ABOUT IWCMA-2019

The IWCMA-2019 is a platform for intensive networking and fruitful interaction wherein the academicians, researchers, practicing engineers, entrepreneurs, corporate executives, industrialists, start-up professionals, and budding engineers exchange their ideas and share their expertise.

Steering Committee

Chief Patron

Prof. M. K. SURAPPA

Vice Chancellor - Anna University

Patron

Prof. J. KUMAR

Registrar - Anna University

Co-Patron

Prof. S. MEENAKSHISUNDARAM

Dean, A. C. Tech., Campus - Anna University

Chairman

Prof. S. NARAYANA KALKURA

Director - Crystal Growth Centre,
UGC-National Facility
Anna University, Chennai

Convener

Prof. R. JAYAVEL

Crystal Growth Centre,
UGC-National Facility
Anna University, Chennai

Organising Secretaries

Dr. SASIKALA GANAPATHY

Dr. SHUBRA SINGH

Crystal Growth Centre,
UGC-National Facility
Anna University, Chennai

Coordinators

Prof. D. ARIVUOLI

Prof. S. MOORTHY BABU

Dr. S. SHANTHI

Crystal Growth Centre,
UGC-National Facility
Anna University, Chennai

Advisory Committee

  • Dr. Amalnerkar D. P., CMET, Pune, India
  • Dr. Amarendra G., UGC-DAE, Kalpakkam, India
  • Dr. Amol. A. Gokhale, DMRL, Hyderabad, India
  • Dr. Arnaud Poitou, ECN, France
  • Dr. Baskar K., Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, India
  • Dr. Brakaspathy R., IITM, Chennai, India
  • Dr. Chandra Shekhar, CEERI, Pilani, India
  • Dr. Deepak Sharma, IIT, Kanpur, India
  • Dr. Fornari R., IMEM, Italy
  • Dr. Francesco Roca, ENEA, Italy
  • Dr. Ferguson I., Missouri University of Science & Technology, USA
  • Dr. Gupta P. K., RRCAT, Indore, India
  • Dr. Kirupanidhi S., IISc, Bangalore, India
  • Dr. Krishan Lal, Amity University, New Delhi, India
  • Dr. Lourdoss S., KTH, Swedan
  • Dr. Michel Pons, CNRS, France
  • Dr. Muniratinam N. R., CMET, Hyderabad, India
  • Dr. Muralidharan R., IISc, Bangalore, India
  • Dr. Natarajan V., DRDO Facility, IITM, India
  • Dr. Narasimhan K. L., IIT, Mumbai, India
  • Dr. Naresh Padha, Jammu University, Jammu, India
  • Dr. Premila Mohan, SERB, New Delhi, India
  • Dr. Ramasamy P., SSN College, Chennai, India
  • Dr. Ramachandra Rao M. S., IITM, Chennai, India
  • Dr. Ramakrishnan V., IISER, Trivandrum, India
  • Dr. Ramgopal Rao V., IIT, Delhi, India
  • Dr. Sharma R. K., SSPL, New Delhi, India
  • Dr. Srinivasan Ragavan, IISC, Bangalore, India
  • Dr. Thomas F. Kuech, University of Wisconsin, USA
  • Dr. Thyagi A. K., BARC, Mumbai
  • TOPICS

    • Theoretical Aspects of Crystallization
    • Nucleation, Solution Growth, Melt Growth and Vapor Growth
    • Epitaxial Growth and Thin Films
    • Biocrystallization and Biomaterials
    • Nanocrystals and Nanostructures
    • Laser and Non-Linear Optical Crystals
    • Ferroelectric and Electro-optic Crystals
    • Photorefractive and Acousto-optic Crystals
    • Thermoelectric Materials
    • Photonic Crystals
    • Silicon and Related Materials
    • Semiconductor Nanostructures
    • Materials for Energy Conversion and Storage
    • Wide Band Gap Semiconductors
    • Functional Materials and Applications
    • Innovative Crystallization Techniques
    • Advanced Characterization Techniques
    • Device Applications

    INTERNATIONAL SPEAKERS (TENTATIVE)

    • Dr. Ajayan Vinu, The University of Newcastle, Australia
    • Dr. Akira Yamakata, Toyota Technical Institute, Japan
    • Dr. Eric Faulques, CNRS, France
    • Dr. Francesco Roca, ENEA, Italy
    • Dr. Ian Ferguson, Missouri University of Science & Technology, USA
    • Dr. Mohammad Henini, University of Nottingham, UK
    • Dr. Robert Fornari, IMEM, Italy
    • Dr. Raman Sankar, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
    • Dr. Rapheal Pichot, Institut Polytechnique de Grenoble, France
    • Dr. Siva Bohm, University of Cambridge, UK
    • Dr. Thomas F. Kuech, University of Wisconsin, USA
    • Dr. Kentaro Tashiro, (MANA),NIMS, Japan
    • Dr. Yoshiyuki Yokogawa, Osaka City University, Japan
    • Dr. Shinji Migita, Nano electronics Research Institute, AIST, Japan
    • Dr.José Luís Gómez Ribelles, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain

    NATIONAL SPEAKERS (TENTATIVE)

    • Dr. Amarendra G., UGC-DAE, Kalpakkam, Chennai
    • Dr. Anirban Bhattacharya, University of Calcutta
    • Dr. Arnab Bhattacharya, TIFR, Mumbai
    • Dr. Balakumar S., University of Madras, Chennai
    • Dr. Baskar. K, M. S. University, Tirunelveli
    • Dr. Binay Kumar, University of Delhi, New Delhi
    • Dr. Edamana Prasad, IITM, Chennai
    • Dr. Ganesa Moorthy S., IGCAR, Chennai
    • Dr. Ganesan V., UGC-DAE, Kalpakkam, Chennai
    • Dr. Gopalan. R, DMRL, Chennai
    • Dr. Mahadevan Pillai V., Kerala University, Kerala
    • Dr. Ramachandra Rao M. S., IITM Chennai
    • Dr. Rath J. K., IITM Chennai
    • Dr. Srinivasa Raghavan, IISC, Banglore
    • Dr. Thamizhavel. A, TIFR, Mumbai
    • Dr. Thyagi A. K., BARC Mumbai

    CONVENER


    Dr. R. JAYAVEL
    Professor
    Crystal Growth Centre
    UGC - National Facility
    Anna University
    Chennai – 600 025
    Tel: 044-2235-8328 / 8350 / 8316
    Mobile: +91-94443-09701
    e-mail: iwcma2019cgc@gmail.com
    rjvel@annauniv.edu
    rjvelsms@gmail.com


    ORGANISING SECRETARIES


    TECHNICAL

    Dr. SASIKALA GANAPATHY
    Assistant Professor
    Crystal Growth Centre
    UGC - National Facility
    Anna University
    Chennai – 600 025
    Tel: 044-2235-8350 / 8354 / 8316
    Mobile: +91-99529-54566
    e-mail: iwcma2019cgc@gmail.com

    TRAVEL AND ACCOMMODATION

    Dr. SHUBRA SINGH
    Assistant Professor
    Crystal Growth Centre
    UGC - National Facility
    Anna University
    Chennai – 600 025
    Tel: 044 - 2235 - 8351 / 8353 / 8316
    e-mail: iwcma2019cgc@gmail.com

    REGISTRATION

    PLEASE DO NOT MAKE MULTIPLE SUBMISSIONS

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    Submit Abstract

    Abstracts are invited for poster presentation in IWCMA – 2019

    Mention Reg.No along with Name, Contact Number and Institute on the back of the Demand Draft when submitting the Demand Draft

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    Author name and affiliation Ft Size 12
    Body Ft Size 12, Line Spacing 1.5
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  • Registration Fee






    Mode of Payment

    Online Transfer

    Payment can be made by Online Transfer/DD. The proof of payment shall be uploaded along with the Abstract or can be sent to iwcma2019cgc@gmail.com

    Demand Draft

    The DD Should be taken in Favor of “The Director, Crystal Growth Centre, Anna University, Chennai – 600 025�? (Payable at Chennai).


    Important Dates


    WORKSHOP VENUE

    How to reach destination

    By Air
    It takes 30 minutes to travel from Chennai Airport to Anna University. Approximate driving distance between Chennai Airport to Anna University is 13 kms

    You can view the route map below.

    http://alldistancebetween.com/in/distance-between/anna-university-chennai-airport-216f63c4b5f94f8ec46426682b23188e/

    LOCAL BUS
    Local Bus Routes Travel from Anna University, Guindy

    • From Egmore Station – (Bus. No: 23 C)
    • From Airport – (Bus. No: 21 G)
    • From Central Station – ( Bus. No: 221 H )
    • From Koyambedu Bus Stop – (Bus. No: 23 C, T-70)

    Accommodation

    Accommodation will be arranged in hostels for outstation candidates
    based on availability and on payment basis.


    Accommodation request to:
    Dr. Shubra Singh
    Organising Secretary
    (IWCMA – 2019)
    Crystal Growth Centre
    Anna University

    E-mail: iwcma2019cgc@gmail.com
    Tel: 044 - 2235 - 8351 / 8353 / 8316