Committees

Patrons

Shri A. S. Kiran Kumar, Chairman, ISRO and Secretary, Department of Space
Dr. Girish Sahni, Director General, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research
Prof. Ashutosh Sharma, Secretary, Department of Science and Technology
Dr. R. A. Mashelkar, National Research Professor, NCL Pune and former DG-CSIR

International Advisory Committee

Dr. A. Ajayaghosh, CSIR-NIIST, Thiruvananthapuram, India
Dr. Ajit Sapre, Group President R&T, Reliance Industries Limited, India
Prof. Atsushi Takahara, Kyushu University, Japan
Prof. Benjamin Hsiao, Stony Brook University, USA
Prof. Bert Meijer, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands
Prof. Brigitte Voit, IPF Institute, Germany
Prof. Bruno Ameduri, ENSCM, France
Prof. Changwoon Nah, Chonbuk National University, Republic of Korea
Prof. Devang V. Khakhar, IIT Bombay, India
Prof. Eileen Harkin-Jones, University of Ulster, UK
Prof. Gert Heinrich, IPF Institute, Germany
Prof. J. M. Guenet, ICS, Strasburg, France
Dr. Ian Hamerton, University of Bristol, UK
Prof. Kohji Tashiro, Toyota Technological Institute, Japan
Dr. Luiz Henrique Capparelli Mattoso, FAPESP, Brazil
Prof. Mikael Skrifvars, University of Boras, Sweden
Prof. Mitsuo Sawamoto, Kyoto University, Japan
Prof. Mukundan Thelakkat, University of Bayreuth, Germany
Prof. M. Muthukumar, University of Massachusetts, USA
Prof. V. N. Rajasekharan Pillai, India
Prof. S. Ramakrishnan, Indian Institute of Science, India
Prof. Richard Hooggenboom, Ghent University, Belgium
Dr. S. Sivaram, CSIR-NCL, Pune, India
Dr. Suresh Das, KSCSTE, Kerala, India
Prof. Suwabun Chirachanchai, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
Prof.  Yves Gnanou, KAUST, Saudi Arabia

National Organizing Committee

Dr. K. Sivan, Director, VSSC, Thiruvananthapuram – Chairman
Prof. Anil K. Bhowmick, IIT Kharagpur
Prof. Anil Kumar, IIT, Mumbai
Prof. Arun. K. Nandi, IACS, Kolkata
Prof. Arup Ranjan Bhattacharyya, IIT, Mumbai
Dr. Asha Kishore, Director, SCTIMST, Thiruvananthapuram
Dr. Ashish K. Lele, CSIR-NCL, Pune
Prof. Ashok Misra, Bangalore
Dr. C. V. Avadhani, CSIR- NCL, Pune
Dr. M. V. Badiger, CSIR-NCL, Pune
Shri C. Balagopal, Terumo Penpol, Thiruvananthapuram
Prof. T. K. Chaki, IIT Kharagpur
Prof. R. Dhamodharan, IIT, Chennai
Prof. Dipankar Chattopadhyay, University of Calcutta, Kolkata
Prof. K. C. Gupta,IIT, Roorkee
Dr. M. Jayakannan, IISER, Pune
Prof. A. Jayakrishnan, IIT, Chennai
Prof. D. Joseph Francis, Thiruvananthapuram
Prof. P. Kannan, Anna University, Chennai
Dr. T. K. Mandal, IACS, Kolkata
Shri P. K. Mohammad, Apollo Tyres
Dr. R. Mukhopadhyay, HASETRI, JK Tyres, Rajasthan
Dr. Nikhil K. Singha, IIT, Kharagpur
Dr. K. N. Ninan, Thiruvananthapuram
Shri M. B. Parekh, Executive Chairman, Pidilite, Mumbai
Prof. Pralay Maiti, IIT BHU, Varanasi
Shri Prasad K Panicker, Cochin Refineries, Kochi
Shri S. Rakesh, Director, IPRC, Mahendragiri, Tamil Nadu
Prof. Rani Joseph, CUSAT, Kochi
Dr. C. P. Reghunadhan Nair, VSSC, Thiruvananthapuram
Prof. Sabu Thomas, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam
Dr. N. C. Saha, Indian Institute of Packaging, Mumbai
Dr. Satish Patil, IISc, Bangalore
Shri Tom K. Thomas, CEAT Tyres
Prof. Tushar Jana, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad
Dr. Utpal M. Vakil, SABIC, Bangalore
Dr. Vijayamohanan K. Pillai, Director, CSIR-CECRI, Karaikudi, Tamil Nadu
Dr. P. P. Wadgaonkar, CSIR-NCL, Pune
Dr. Benny K. George, VSSC, Thiruvananthapuram - Convener

Local Organizing Committee

Dr. Benny K. George, VSSC, Thiruvananthapuram  -  Chairman
Dr. Roy Joseph, SCTIMST, Thiruvananthapuram     - Treasurer
Dr. Abi Santhosh Aprem, HLL, Thiruvananthapuram
Prof. T. S. Anirudhan. University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram
Shri V. P. Balagangadharan, SPSI Thiruvananthapuram
Dr. Benny George, Rubber Research Institute of India, Kottayam
Dr. Dona Mathew, VSSC, Thiruvananthapuram
Dr. C. Gouri, VSSC, Thiruvananthapuram
Prof. Kuruvilla Joseph, IIST, Thiruvananthapuram
Dr. A. R. R. Menon, CSIR-NIIST, Thiruvananthapuram
Shri R. Muraleekrishnan, VSSC, Thiruvananthapuram
Dr. Nirmala Rachel James, IIST, Thiruvananthapuram
Dr. V. S. Prasad, CSIR-NIIST, Thiruvananthapuram
Dr. P. Ramesh, SCTIMST, Thiruvananthapuram
Shri R. Sivaramakrishnan, SPSI Thiruvananthapuram
Dr. K. Sreekumar, CUSAT, Kochi
Dr. J. D. Sudha, CSIR-NIIST, Thiruvananthapuram
Prof. Thomas Kurian, CUSAT, Kochi
Prof. G. Unnikrishnan, NIT, Calicut
Dr. R. S. Rajeev, VSSC, Thiruvananthapuram  -  Convener
Dr. E. BhojeGowd, CSIR-NIIST, Thiruvananthapuram - Co-convener

Important Dates

  • Registration begins- 1st September 2016
  • Registration ends- 15th December 2016
  • Conference dates- 8-11 January 2017

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