The Indian FAN Symposium 2019 on New & Advanced Materials and Sustainable Sciences

6th and 7th April 2019
Taj Exotica Resort, Goa


Detailed Agenda

6th April 2019
07:30-08:00Breakfast  and Networking
08:00-08:30Registration Welcome Address by Prof. Devang Khakhar, Director, IIT Bombay
08:30-08:40Welcome Address by Suhas Joshi, Dean – Alumni & Corporate Relations, IIT Bombay
08:40-09:00Inauguration Address by Devang Khakhar, Director IIT Bombay
09:00-09:20Genesis of the FAN introduction to Goa by Prof. Krishna Kaliappan, Dean of Faculty Affairs, IIT Bombay
Session I:   New & Advanced Materials
09:20-09:30Introduction to the session on New & Advanced Materials by session chair, Srikant Sastry, JNCASR
09:30-09:55Talk by C. Subramaniam, IIT Bombay
09:55-10:20Talk by K.S. Narayan, JNCASR
10:20-10:45Talk by Uday Agarwal, Aditya Birla Group
10:45-11:10Talk by Gopi Chandran, GE Aviation
11:10-11:15Short summary by session convener by Jayesh Bellare, IIT Bombay
11:15-11:30Tea/Coffee Break
11:30-12:30Panel Discussion on New & Advanced Materials
Panellists:
    • Amit Jaiswal, VIT
    • Arun Kumar Singh, VNIT Nagpur
    • Rohit Teotia, GSK Asia Pvt. Ltd.
    • Rachana, Jaypee Institute
12:30-13:30Networking Lunch Break
Session II: Sustainable Sciences
13:30-13:40Introduction to the session on Sustainable Sciences by session chair, Alisagar Contractor, IIT Bombay
13:40-14:05Talk by Ruchi Anand, IIT Bombay
14:05-14:30Talk by Nitesh H. Mehta, Newreka Green Synth Technologies Pvt Ltd
14:30-14:55Talk by G. Mugesh, IISC
14:55-15:20Talk by Vishal Rai, IISER - Bhopal
15:20-15:30Short summary by session convener by R. Murugavel, IIT Bombay
15:30-15:45Tea/Coffee Break
15:45-16:45Panel Discussion on Sustainable Sciences 
Panellists:
    • P. Selvam, IIT-Madras
    • Arun Venkatnathan, IISER Pune
    • Kiran Shesh, IIT Bombay
    • Benudhar Punji, NCL  
16:45-17:45Open Mic and Way forward discussion
17:45-18:00Closure of the FAN symposium by Krishna Kaliappan, Dean of Faculty Affairs, IIT Bombay
18:00-19:00Leisure time
Joint Session of the FAN Symposium and Distinguished Alumni Meeting (DA) 2019
19:00-19:05Introduction to the joint session by Devang Khakhar, Director, IIT Bombay
19:05-19:15Mutual Introduction of participants
19:15-19:30Welcome address by Devang Khakhar, Director, IIT Bombay
19:30-19:35Introduction of incoming Director, Subhasis Chaudhuri, IIT Bombay
19:35-19:55Address by incoming Director, Subhasis Chaudhuri, IIT Bombay
20:00 OnwardsDirector’s Reception (Joint networking dinner for FAN and DA participants)