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Nanotechnology in Conventional & Alternate Energy - Seminar Brochure


Nanotechnology in Conventional & Alternate Energy. A two day seminar on August 12-13, 2013 at UPES Campus, Dehradun, India.

Nanotechnology in Conventional & Alternate Energy. A two day seminar on August 12-13, 2013 at UPES Campus, Dehradun, India.

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  • 1. in Conventional and Alternate Energy A Global Status and Pathway-2013 ON AUGUST 12-13, 2013 AT UPES CAMPUS, Dehradun,India A TWO-DAY Nano-Energy Seminar COLLEGE OF NANOSCALE SCIENCE & ENGINEERING UNIVERSITY AT ALBANY STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK UNIVERSITY OF PETROLEUM & ENERGY STUDIES Website: Email: Nanotechnology is relatively a new area of science that has generated tremendous excitement worldwide. With the latest advancements in this field, scientists are developing the state-of-the-art tools and products to address pressing needs in the areas of energy, environment and sustainability. Keeping in view the significance of nanotechnology and its application, a seminar in collaboration with State University of New York, Albany, USA is being organized by the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies. This 2 day seminar is intended to disseminate the current advancements and challenges in the development of multifunctional Nanotechnology tools in the major areas such as energy, environment and health. This initiative will further provide a platform for discussing the potential changes in the national energy mix and how nanotechnology partnerships in the academic and industry fields could potentially lead to innovation and invention, ultimately leading to a low carbon pathway. This platform will also bring together all the common stakeholders who will brainstorm on the crucial issues pertaining to theory, process, and practice of innovation and entrepreneurship in the of Nano-science and Nano-technology domain. Organizing Committee: Prof Utpal Ghosh Dr. Shrihari Dr. Kamal Bansal Dr. Piyush Kuchhal Dr. Ajay Vasishth Dr. Santosh Dubey Dr. Gagan Anand Dr. Amit Chawla Dr. Sudesh Sharma Dr. Ashutosh Pandey Dr. Gopalakrishnan Administrative Secretariat: Mr. Manikanthan V Patrons: Mr. Sanjay Kaul and Dr. S J Chopra Program Co-Chairs: Dr. Parag Diwan and Dr. Pradeep Haldar Program Conveners: Dr. Sreekanth Venkataraman, Dr. Sanket Goel and Dr. Makoto Hirayama Technical Secretariat: Mr. Venkateswaran PS Ms. Arti Jain Mr. Deep K Rai CNSE (SUNY Albany) and UPES have taken an initiative to launch the NANO-ENERGY SEMINAR to foster a structured approach towards the adoption of Nanotechnological innovation in the Energy sector. Website: Email: Website: Email: About the Program Nanotechnology
  • 2. Website: Email: Website: Email: DRAFT AGENDA DAY DAY 1 DAY 2 TIME AGENDA 10:00 – 13:00 13:00 – 14:00 14:00 – 16:00 14:00 – 17:30 18:30 – 20:00 20:00 Onwards Keynote presentations on Nanotechnology in Conventional and Alternate Energy: Status and Pathway a.       Exploration b.      Oil recovery c.       Refining d.      Solar Energy e.      Environment Cocktail Reception and Dinner Poster Session What are the missing jigsaw pieces that will broaden the market for Nanotechnology? Round Table State of Development of Nanotechnology: A Global Snapshot Lunch 10:00 – 11:00 11:00 – 12:00 14:00 – 13:00 13:00 – 14:00 14:00 – 16:00 16:00 – 16:30 Academia, Business, and Government: Current Status on Nanotechnology Partnership (Presentations) Academia, Business, and Government: Action points needed to nurture Nanotechnology Partnership (Round Table and Discussions) Leveraging the Academia, Business and Government Partnership for Innovation and Invention in Nanotechnology (Presentations) Lunch “Be your own boss - Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Nanotechnology” a. Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Nanotechnology- Why, What, How? b. Managing the Adoption of Technological Innovation c. Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Nanotechnology (Case Studies and Discussions) Closing Session SPONSORS There are opportunities for Energy Industry Corporates and Service Companies of Nanotechnology sector, Academic Institutions and Societies that are involved in Nano-science and Nano-technology education and support Research and Development efforts. The logo of the sponsors will be displayed on all documentation of the Seminar. The sponsorship fee for supporting the entire symposium is: Platinum Sponsorship: Rs. 4 lakhs Gold Sponsorship: Rs. 2.5 lakhs Silver sponsorship for the entire conference: Rs. 1 lakh Sponsorship for conference kit: Rs. 75,000/ Sponsorship of an event: Rs. 50,000/ Who should participate • Academia: Faculty, Research Staff, Research Scholars and Students of Nano-science and Nano-technology, Applied Chemistry and Physics, Biotechnology, Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical, Electrical, Metallurgy, Electronics etc. • Industry: Experts engaged in the development of systems for solar cells, optoelectronics, sensors, scaffolds and tissue engineering • Government: Representatives from Government Centers involved in the R&D of nanotechnology with applications in both conventional and renewable energy • Representatives from Centers of Entrepreneurship and Innovation • Non-Profit Organizations Key Speakers Dr. Pradeep Haldar-CNSE, State University at Albany Dr. Harry Efstathiadis-CNSE, State University at Albany Dr. Unni Pillai-CNSE, State University at Albany Dr. Makoto Hirayama-CNSE, State University at Albany Dr. V Aravind-Clarion University, Pennsylvania Dr. Parag Diwan-UPES, Dehradun Dr. Sreekanth Venkataraman-UPES, Dehradun Dr. Sanket Goel-UPES, Dehradun *Eminent speakers from Industry (ONGC, IOCL), Government Bodies (DST, MNRE), Academia (IIT Kanpur, IIT Mumbai and IISc Bangalore) and Research Labs (DRDO, CSIR) are also invited.
  • 3. HOW TO REACH THE VENUE OF THE SEMINAR Dehradun is well connected to the rest of the country by train, air, road ways and one can reach the Bidholi village Campus of UPES by taxies. It is around 25km from the city center (Ghanta-ghar) and 9 km from Nanda Ki Chowki on Chakrata Road. The organizing committee of the symposium will also make necessary arrangements to pick up delegates from their hotels or guest houses. DEHRADUN WEATHER Dehradun is situated in the foot hills of Himalayas and has a pleasant weather during mid-August, with the average high temperature being 29 C and average low being 22 C. This season is also marked by often heavy and protracted rainfall. Cotton clothes and all weather suits are suitable for the season. It is preferable to carry an umbrella or a rain-coat. Website: Email: Website: Email: REGISTRATION The registration fees for delegates are as follows INDUSTRY: Rs 7000 per delegate ACADEMIC/GOVERNMENT/NFP OFFICIAL: Rs 3000 per delegate RESEARCH SCHOLARS AND STUDENTS: Rs 1000 per student delegate Registration fee should be paid in the form of demand draft favoring “UPES Fees Account”, payable at Dehradun. Dehradun has a number of hotels and guest houses catering to various types of tourists. Delegates may kindly write in advance to the Convener of the Seminar to ensure proper accommodation. Wire Transfer (NEFT Transfer): Beneficiary’s Bank Details: Oriental Bank of Commerce, 17 Rajpur Road, Dehradun 248 001 IFSC Code: ORBC0100002 Account Number: 00022010048230 Account Name and Address of Beneficiary: UPES Fees Account Bidholi Campus Office Energy Acres, P.O. Bidholi Via-Prem Nagar Dehradun-248007 Reason for Payment: Nano Conference Delegate/Participant – “Your Name” Indian Visa-Kindly visit the official website ( for the visa application. Invitation Letters can be provided to delegates/participants on request. Please write to the conveners for the same. Last date for Registration : 15th July 2013 Poster Session A dedicated poster session is organized to present your research as a means for generating active discussion in the forum. Topics for the Posters Nanotechnology in Sustainable and Renewable Energy Nanotechnology in Process chain of Oil and Gas Nanotechnology in Manufacturing and Production Nanotechnology in Defence and Security Nanotechnology in Agriculture and Biotechnology Nanotechnology in Water Purification, Recycle and Reuse For more details kindly visit the website. Pondha Majhaun Bishanpur Raipur FRI and College area UPES Jolly Grant Airport ISBT Railway Station Sun City Center Nanda ki Chowki
  • 4. CONVENERS Contactdetailsof University of Petroleum and Energy Studies Bidholi Campus Office Energy Acres PO Bidholi via Prem Nagar Dehradun 248 007 Telephone: 2776201, 2776061, 2776053, 6054, 2776095, 2102691 The State University of New York, Albany- CNSE is dedicated to education, research and development and deployment of technologies. With more than $14 billion in high-tech investments, CNSE represents the world’s most advanced university-driven research enterprise, offering students a one-of-a-kind academic experience and providing over 300 corporate partners with access to an unmatched ecosystem for leading-edge R&D and commercialization of Nano electronics and nanotechnology innovations. CNSE’s footprint spans upstate New York, including its Albany Nano-Tech Complex, an 800,000-square-foot megaplex with the only fully-integrated, 300mm wafer, computer chip pilot prototyping and demonstration line within 85,000 square feet of Class 1 capable clean rooms. More than 2,700 scientists, researchers, engineers, students and faculty work here. In addition, CNSE provides a prototyping and demonstration line for next-generation CIGS thin-film solar cells supported by DOE. University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) is the first energy and allied sector University in the Pan Asian region offering career opportunities in the fast growing sectors of Oil and Gas, Power, Aviation, Port and Shipping, Automotive and Infrastructure, Supply Chain Management and other allied areas. UPES was created in 2003 under an act of the State Government of Uttarakhand and is recognized by University Grant Commission (UGC), accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), Bar Council of India and Energy Institute (U.K.). Apart from the academic domain, UPES is pro-actively involved in research and development activities. UPES has 11 centers engaged exclusively in exploring, discovering and understanding various aspects of core sectors of chosen domain. Institute of Nano-science and Nanotechnology (NSNT), at UPES, intends to carry out research towards leveraging the potential of nano-scale phenomenon for petroleum and energy. State University of New York Albany-College for Nano Science and Engineering University of Petroleum and Energy Studies Dehradun Website: Email: Email: • Nanotechnology in Conventional and Alternate Energy • State of Development of Nanotechnology: A Global Snapshot • Market enhancement of Nanotechnology • Current Status action points for the Nanotechnology Partnership in Academia, Business, and Government • Business Incubation and Acceleration Services for the Nano- energy sector • Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Nanotechnology- Why, What, How? • Managing the Adoption of Technological Innovation Thrust Areas Dr. Sanket Goel AVP (R&D) and Associate Professor, (Electrical Engineering) UPES Email: Mobile: +91-7579151182 Dr. Sreekanth Venkataraman VP ( Business and incubation) and Professor (Economics) UPES Email: Dr. Makoto Hirayama VP (Asian and Pacific Rim Strategic Alliances) and Professor (Nano-engineering) CNSE, SUNY Albany Email: Mobile: +1-5182563378 COLLEGE OF NANOSCALE SCIENCE & ENGINEERING UNIVERSITY AT ALBANY STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK UNIVERSITY OF PETROLEUM & ENERGY STUDIES