National conference on nano and functional materials organized by BITS Pilani
The Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani on organized a national conference on nano and functional materials (NFM-2014) on 12th November, 2014. The conference was organized by the Department of Chemistry at the Pilani campus. There were around 100 participants who attended the two-day conference that witnessed 28 talks and 40 posters exploring variety of research fields bonding with nano and material science.
Prof Anil Kumar, Head of the Department of Chemistry, welcomed the gathering and spoke about the parts and participation of the department in progressive teaching and active research on the Pilani Campus.
During the conference the conveyor, Dr. Inamur Laskar highlighted the conference theme. Prof. B. N. Jain, Vice Chancellor, BITS Pilani, also stressed the importance of interdisciplinary research. Prof. Raghurama, Director, Pilani Campus reinforced the thought and mentioned the emergence of seamless platforms in cross-disciplinary research.
The chief guest of the conference was Dr. Amrita Gill, Director, DST Rajasthan. She presented the vision and mission of DST Rajasthan and emphasized on developing a scientific work atmosphere in the society and appealed for focusing on growth of society by working on projects in Science and Technology.