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  Day 1 - Wednesday, 8th December 2010  
  Opening Plenary on 'Nanotechnology: A key tool in attaining developmental goals'  
     
 
Prof. Sir Richard Friend,
FRS, FREng
Cavendish Professor of Physics
Cavendish Laboratory, UK
Prof. Yoshio Bando
Fellow, National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) COO, International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (MANA), Japan
Dr. Hiran Vedam
Founder & CEO, NanoConsulting Pte. Ltd. MD, Nanoholdings Asia Pte. Ltd., Singapore
 
     
  Opening Plenary on "Nanotechnology: A Key Tool in attaining Developmental Goals" (Part II)  
     
 
Dr. M.K. Bhan
Secretary, Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India
Dr. W. Selvamurthy
Chief Controller, R&D, DRDO
 
     
  National Lecture Series :  
     
 
Dr. Satyajit Mayor
Professor, Cellular Organization & Signalling Group National Centre for Biological Science (NCBS)
Prof. V. Ramgopal Rao
Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
Prof. Pushan Ayyub
Professor, Department of Condensed Matter Physics Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
 
     
  Business Opportunities in Nanotechnology:  
     
 
Dr. Mano Manoharan
GM, Global Research
John F Welch Technology Center,
GE Global Research.
Dr. G. Sundararajan
Director, International Advance Research Centre for Power Metallurgy and New Materials (ARCI)
Dr. Amitava Pramanik
Chemistry Expertise Director, R&D Centre Hindustan Unilever Ltd
Dr. Henning Zoz
President Zoz Group, Germany
 
     
  Day 2 - Thursday, 9th December 2010  
  Nano Materials  
     
 
Dr. S. Sampath
Professor, Department of Inorganic & Physical Chemistry
Indian Institute of Science (IISc)
Dr. Dunbar P. Birnie,
III Chair Professor, Dept. of Materials Science & Engineering Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, USA
Prof. Sarit Kumar Das
Heat Transfer and Thermal Power Lab Department of Mechanical Engineering Indian Institute of Technology Madras
Mr. Stefan Bill
Managing Director Rewitec GmbH, Germany
 
     
 
Dr. (Mrs.) K. Lakshmi Kantam
Director Grade Scientist and Head, Inorganic and Physical Chemistry Division, Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (Council of Scientific & Industrial Research)
Dr. Gregory Favaro
Marketing Manager CSM Instruments, Switzerland
Dr. Samik Kumar Hait
Sr. Research Officer, Nanotechnology Department Indian Oil R&D Center
 
     
  'Nano for Young' Programme  
     
 
Prof. C.N.R. Rao,
FRS Linus Pauling Research Professor; Honorary President, JNCASR Chairman, Science Advisory Council to the Prime Minister of India Chairman, Vision Group on Science & Technology and Nanotechnology of Government of Karnataka
Dr. Shanti Nair
Director, Amrita Center for Nanosciences Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences
Prof. Santanu Bhattacharya
Professor, Department of Organic Chemistry Indian Institute of Science (IISc)
Prof. Ajay Sood
Professor, Department of Physics Indian Institute of Science (IISc)
 
     
  Energy  
     
 
Mr. Puneet Mehrotra
Founder Director
Nano Science and Technology Consortium
Mr. Ingo Hollein
Scientific Consultant Department of New Materials & Nanotechnology Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Germany
Dr. Arjun Bhattacharyya Head, Water R&D GE John F Welch Technology Center
 
     
 
Dr. Amit Biswas
Head, Technology Services & Emerging Technologies Research Technology Group, Reliance Industries Ltd.
Mr. Ketan Gandhi
Founder President & CEO KgGuruji Consulting & Services
 
     
  Nano Medicine  
     
 
Prof. Avinash Pandey
Professor & Head, Nanotechnology Application Centre University of Allahabad
Prof. Amarnath Maitra,
M.Sc., Ph.D., F.N.A. INSA Senior Scientist, Department of Chemistry University of Delhi
Dr. K. Manzoor
Professor, Amrita Center for Nanosciences Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences
Dr. Rinti Banerjee
Professor, Biomedical Engineering Group Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
 
     
  Nano Electronics  
     
 
Dr. Arindam Ghosh
Assistant Professor, Department of Physics Indian Institute of Science (IISc)
Mr. Suraj Rengarajan
Engineering Manager Applied Materials
Dr. Satheesh Krishnamurthy
Research Officer
Dublin City University, Ireland
 
     
  Valedictory Function  
  Chair  
     
 
Prof. C.N.R. Rao,
FRS Linus Pauling Research Professor; Honorary President, JNCASR Chairman, Science Advisory Council to the Prime Minister of India Chairman, Vision Group on Science & Technology and Nanotechnology of Government of Karnataka
Dr. Anthony K. Cheetham,
FRS Goldsmiths' Professor of Materials Science Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy University of Cambridge, UK
Shri Ashok Kumar C. Manoli, I.A.S.
Principal Secretary to Government Department of IT, Biotechnology and Science & Technology Government of Karnataka