Program Schedule

DAY-1, 15-07-2020 (Wednesday)

Welcome Address: 10.00-10.10 AM (IST)

Keynote Talk

10.10 to 11.10

Prof. Hajime Tanaka

Institute of Industrial Science, University of Tokyo, Japan

Viscoelastic Phase Separation and Its Link to Mechanical Fracture

Session 1: Mechanical Properties of Soft Matter

Invited Talk (IT-1)

11.10 to 12.00

Prof. Ranjini Bandyopadhyay

Raman Research Institute

Side branched patterns and proportionate growth in the displacement of a viscoelastic fluid by a Newtonian liquid

OP-1

12.00 to 12.15

Prayas Singh

DIT University

Carbon Quantum Dots Doped Lyotropic Liquid Crystalline Nanocolloids For Non-Newtonian Fluid Applications

OP-2

12.15 to 12.30

M. V. Saisavadas

University of Hyderabad

Large Amplitude Oscillatory Shear Behaviour of Homogeneous and Core Shell Dense Colloidal PNIPAM Microgels

OP-3

12.30 to 12.45

Pavan Kumar Singeetham

Indian Institute of Technology Madras

Dynamics of Compound Particles in a Quadratic Flow

Lunch Break

Session 2: Liquid Crystals

Invited Talk (IT-2)

14.00 to 14.50

Prof. Nitin Kumar

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

Biopolymer-Based Active Liquid Crystals with Tunable Elasticity and Dynamics

Invited Talk (IT-3)

14.50 to 15.40

Prof. Arindam Kundagrami

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Kolkata

Charge and entropy in polymers – a few examples

OP-4

15.40 to 15.55

S. Vimala

Centre for Nano and Soft Matter Sciences

Effect of Gelation on Frank Elastic Constants in a Twist Bend Nematic Liquid Crystal system

OP-5

15.55 to 16.10

Aditya Goyal

DIT University

Lyotropic Liquid Crystalline Phases Derived from Litchi chinesis in Different Solvents

OP-6

16.10 to 16.25

Muhammed Rasi

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Tirupati

Bound State and Hydrodynamic Interaction of Micro-Rods in Chiral Nematic Liquid Crystals

OP-7

16.25 to 16.40

K. Nurjahan

Centre for Nano and Soft Matter Sciences

Tuning of Photonic Band Gap Via Combined Effect of Electric and Optical Fields in A Blue Phase Liquid Crystal Composite

 

 

 

DAY-2, 16-07-2020 (Thursday)

Session 1: Self Assembly in Soft Matter

Invited Talk (IT-4)

9.00 to 9.50

Prof. Junpei Yamanaka, 

Nagoya City University, Japan

Self-Assembly of Charged Colloidal Particles

Invited Talk (IT-5)

9.50 to 10.40

Prof. BVR Tata

University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad

Phase Behavior, Dynamics and Yielding of Stimuli-responsive Microgels Under Over-packed Conditions

OP-8

10.40 to 10.55

Ambika Pradhan

SRM University Sikkim, Gangtok

Dispersion of Dirt in Foam: An Economical Approach to Determine Critical Micelle Concentration

OP-9

10.55 to 11.10

Smriti Rekha Deka

CSIR-Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology

Design and Synthesis of Self-Assembled Tripeptide Nanostructures for Drug Delivery

Break

Session 2: Large Scale Facilities for Soft Matter Research

Invited Talk (IT-6)

11. 20 to 12.10

Prof. V.K. Aswal

Bhabha Atomic Research Centre

Applications of Contrast Variation Small-Angle Scattering in

Multi-components Soft Matter

Invited Talk (IT-7)

12.10 to 13.00

Dr. Aurel Radulescu

Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH, Germany

Small-Angle Neutron Scattering on Materials Based on Semicrystalline Polymers

Lunch Break

Session 3: Biophysics

Invited Talk (IT-8)

14.00 to 14.50

Prof. Roberto Cerbino

Jamming and unjamming of dense cellular collectives

Break

Session 4: Self Assembly in Soft Matter

Invited Talk (IT-9)

15.00 to 15.50

Prof. Priti Sundar Mohanty

KIIT School of Biotechnology

Alternating Electric Field-Induced Phase Behavior of Soft Ionic Microgels

Invited Talk (IT-10)

15.50 to 16.40

Prof. G. Basavaraj

Indian Institute of Technology Madras

Interface Assisted Evaporative Assembly of Soft Microgel Particles

OP-10

16.40 to 16.55

Asha Tongbram

Sikkim University

Coffee Drop Pattern and Surface Properties: Study of Natural Surfactant Solution Extracted from Hamburger Seed

OP-11

16.55 to 17.10

Pinchu Xavier

Centre for Nano and Soft Matter Sciences

Studies on the Miscibility of Mixed Langmuir Films of Cholesteryl Esters Exhibiting Different Molecular Packing at Interfaces

OP-12

17.10 to 17.25

Akiko Toyotama

Nagoya City University, Japan

Colloidal Crystallization by Depletion Attraction

OP-13

17.25 to 17.40

Yurina Aoyama

Nagoya City University, Japan

Two-Dimensional Non-Close-Packed Colloidal Crystal by Using Electrostatic Adsorption of Charged Colloidal Particles

OP-14

17.40 to 17.55

Priya Mandal

Shiv Nadar University

Unravelling the Structural Changes of Phospholipid Membranes in Presence of Graphene Oxide by X-Ray Scattering Studies

 

DAY-3, 17-07-2020 (Friday)

Session 1: Computational Soft Matter

Invited Talk (IT-11)

9.30 to 10.20

Prof. Anirban Sain

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

Title to be announced

OP-15

10.20 to 10.35

Debabrata Pramanik

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

Learning Reaction Coordinate On-The-Fly for Sampling Complex Biomolecular Systems with SGOOP and Metadynamics

OP-16

10.35 to 11.50

Sivaram Vintha

University of Hyderabad

Glass Transition in Core-Shell Type PNIPAM Microgel Suspensions: A Monte Carlo Study

OP-17

11.50 to 12.05

Abhishek Kumar Gupta

Pandit Deendayal Petroleum

University

Molecular Dynamics Simulations Studies of Structure and Dynamics of Anionic Polyelectrolyte Poly(Methacrylic Acid) in Dilute Aqueous Solutions – Effect of Salt  Concentration and Degree of Neutralization

OP-18

12.05 to 12.20

Moses J Kartha

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

Non-equilibrium Phase Transition in Deposition of Patchy Nano-rods

OP-19

12.20 to 12.35

Chaithanya K. V. S

Indian Institute of Technology Madras

Curvature Driven Dynamics of a Microswimmer

Lunch Break

Session 2: Applied Studies

Invited Talk (IT-12)

13.30-14.20

Dr. Ganesh Kumar Mani

Tokai University, Japan

Advanced Materials for Healthcare

OP-20

14.20 to 14.35

Prajisha P A

Anna University

Preparation and Characterization of Environmentally Friendly Bioadhesive With Antimicrobial Properties Using Corn Starch and Carbon Nanoparticles

OP-21

14.35 to 14.50

Sivaranjani P

Anna University

Chitosan / Nickel Oxide / Natamycin Based Biocomposite Film: Morphological, Mechanical, Barrier and Migration Analysis

OP-22

14.50 to 15.05

Yogita

DIT University

Bio-Reduction of Graphene Oxide Using Glycyrrhiza Glabra L.

OP-23

15.05 to 15.20

Amit Kumar Chauhan

Central University of Punjab

Adsorptive Removal of Uranium from Aqueous Solution Using Eucalyptus Loaded MgO Nanoparticles

OP-24

15.20 to 15.35

Sanjeevi Prasath S

Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology

A novel organogel from poly(styrene-block-4-vinylpyridine) diblock copolymer for selective removal of anionic dyes

OP-25

15.35 to 15.50

Devyani Shukla

Indian Institute of Technology (BHU)

pH Reversible Graphene Oxide-protein Bioconjugates with Proteolysis- Resistance Properties for Biomedical and Drug Delivery Applications

OP-26

15.50 to 16.05

S. Sharma/ S. Srinivas

Vellore Institute of Technology

Sericin Nanoparticles Incorporated Poly-L-Lysine Modified PVA- Chitosan Matrix for Bone Tissue Engineering

16.05 to 16.15: Valedictory

 

 

Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology

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