Last Date for Registration is March 18, 2018 Abstract Submission Closed!!!

“Selected papers will be published in the VACUUM (Elsevier), Materials Today: Proceedings, and Molecular Systems Design & Engineering (RSC) after Peer-Review process”

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About the Host Institutes

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur: IIT Kanpur is one of the premier institutions established by the Government of India. The aim of the Institute is to provide meaningful education, to conduct original research of the highest standard and to provide leadership in technological innovation for the industrial growth of the country. With the path-breaking innovations in both its curriculum and research, the Institute is rapidly gaining a legendary reputation. From its very inception, IIT Kanpur has been striving to develop itself into an institution of excellence in education and research in consonance with the contemporary and future needs of India. In a very short span, the Institute has attained recognition as a major center of learning in Engineering, Science and several inter-disciplinary areas.

Panjab University, Chandigarh: One of the oldest Universities in India, the Panjab University (PU) initiated at Lahore in 1882, has a long tradition of pursuing excellence in teaching and research in science and technology, humanities, social sciences, performing arts and sports. The University supports excellence and innovation in academic programmes, promotes excellence in research, scholarship and teaching. The glorious traditions of the University established during the period of more than 134 years of its long service to the nation since its inception are a source of inspiration. By virtue of its history, experience, achievements and philosophy, the Panjab University has a national character and it enjoys an international stature drawing both faculty and students from all over the country and different parts of the globe. Over the years, the reputation of the Panjab University has grown to emerge as an institution at the pinnacle in innovative teaching, research and community outreach. University campus is spread over an area of 550 acres (2.2 km2) in sectors 14 and 25 of the city of Chandigarh. University has 78 teaching and research departments and 15 Centers/Chairs for teaching and research at the main campus located at Chandigarh. University has 188 affiliated colleges spread over Punjab.

University of Illinois, Chicago, USAThe University of Illinois at Chicago or UIC is a state-funded public research-intensive university located in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Its campus is in the Near West Side community area, adjacent to the Chicago Loop. The second campus established under the University of Illinois system, UIC is also the largest university in the Chicago area, having approximately 29,000 students enrolled in 15 colleges. UIC operates the largest medical school in the United States, and serves as the principal educator for Illinois’ physicians, dentists, pharmacists, physical therapists, nurses and other healthcare professionals. UIC’s medical school has research expenditures exceeding $412 million and consistently ranks in the top 50 U.S. institutions for research expenditures.

Important Info.

  • Conference Dates: April 13-15, 2018
  • Last Date for Abstract Submission:  February 28, 2018
  • Notification for Acceptance of Abstracts: March 10, 2018
  • Last Date of Registration: March 15, 2018


Selected papers will be published in the VACUUM (Elsevier), Materials Today: Proceedings, and Molecular Systems Design & Engineering (RSC) after Peer-Review process