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International Virtual Workshop Under Indo-French SPARC Scheme of Ministry of Education

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International Virtual Workshop Under Indo-French SPARC Scheme of Ministry of Education Recent Advances & Applications of Conducting Polymer Nanostructures & Nanocomposites RA2CPNC 23-24 June 2021

Event Introduction

This workshop provides a common platform to scientific experts working in the field of conducting polymers to share their knowledge and experiences with attendees from across the world. The scientific program of the workshop consists of carefully selected lectures from distinguished speakers to cover the variety of technologies and processes involved in the synthesis of polymeric nanostructures and their nanocomposites. Special attention has been given to the emerging areas of application in the field of conducting polymers such as energy, devices, sensing and catalysis

Indian Institute of Technology Mandi

has been established with a vision to be a leader in science and technology education, knowledge creation and innovation, in an India marching towards a just, inclusive and sustainable society.


Scheme for the Promotion of Academic and Research Collaboration (SPARC) is a flagship program of the Ministry of Education, Government of India. It aims at improving the research ecosystem of India™ higher educational institutions by facilitating academic and research collaborations between Indian institutions and the best institutions in the world from 28 selected nations to jointly solve problems of national and/or international relevance.

Topics to be Covered

This programme will cover the following topics:
Session 1 : Polymerization Methods and Applications of Conducting Polymers in Photocatalysis and Photovoltaics
◆ Radiation chemistry as a novel methodology to prepare nanostructured conducting polymers
◆ Conducting polymer based hybrid nanomaterials for visible-light-driven photocatalysis
◆ Modulating photocatalytic performance of conducting polymers
◆ Opto-electronic enhancement in nano-structured polymer thin film photovoltaic devices
Session 2 : Applications of Conducting Polymers in Energy Storage
◆ Polymer nanocomposites for energy storage
◆ Multifunctional systems based on conducting polymers: from energy storage to electrochemical actuators

Who can Apply?

The workshop is aimed at disseminating current trends in research on conducting polymers synthesis and potential applications in various technological domains. This could be useful for emerging researchers and young faculty members who are doing research in the associated areas. Graduate and post-graduate students who wish to pursue a career in chemistry, material science, energy and environment disciplines are also encouraged to apply.

Registration Fee

Registration is free of cost

How to Apply

◆ Candidate should submit an online application by clicking the Apply Online. Participants need to fill up the online application form by using the link given below with all the required details.

Link to Access the workshop along with other necessary instruction shall be sent to all accepted participants two days prior to start of the workshop.

The workshop will be conducted through Cisco Webex platform.

Procedure for Registration
  • Fill in Applicants Information, Personal Information, Institutional Information, Brief description of the research area, Email, Contact Number and Corresponding Address.
  • The Star Marked details are mandatory (*).
  • Check Summary Page before submission.

Important Date

  • Last date for registration is 18th June 2021.
  • Event date 23rd-24th June 2021

For Additional Information

International Virtual Workshop under Indo-French SPARC scheme on ” Recent Advances and Applications of Conducting Polymer Nanostructures and Nanocomposites” (RA2CPNC) (23rd-24th June 2021)

Organizer Information 🇮🇳

Indian Institute of Technology, Mandi, Parashar Road, Tehsil Sadar, Near Kataula, Kamand, Himachal Pradesh 175005


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