Science Academies’ Refresher Course on Nanotechnology and its Applications | 16–28 April 2018

Science Academies’ Refresher Course on ‘Nanotechnology and its Applications’ 

16–28 April 2018 


Tiruchengode 637 215, Tamil Nadu 

Sponsored and supported by 

Indian Academy of Sciences, Bengaluru 
Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi 
The National Academy of Sciences, India, Allahabad 

A refresher course on ‘Nanotechnology and its applications’ will be held at Centre for Nanoscience and Technology (CNST), K. S. Rangasamy College of Technology (KSRCT), Tiruchengode, Tamil Nadu for two weeks from 16 to 28 April 2018. The aim of the Refresher Course is to impart knowledge to the college faculty members and research scholars on the above subject. The resource persons will be eminent scientists working in these fields who are the Fellow of the National Science Academies. The participants of the refresher course will have hands-on experience with all of the advanced facilities available in the KSRCT. 

Applications are invited from faculty members with experience in teaching postgraduate courses in Science and Technology. Applications from highly motivated research scholars will also be considered. Maximum 35 applications will be considered. Faculty members who wish to participate in the refresher course may apply through proper channel with the following details: name, date of birth, gender, e-mail, official and residential addresses, telephone numbers, academic qualifications, courses taught, affiliation, positions held and tenure. It is also essential to submit a brief statement (between 250 and 500 words) as to why they think the course will help to improve their classroom teaching of Science and Technology. There will be NO application/registration fee. 

Applications should be submitted ONLINE by clicking the following link: 

A print copy of the application must also be sent by speed post forwarded by the head of the institution. It should reach Dr V. Rajendran, Course Coordinator, Science Academies’ Refresher Course on ‘Nanotechnology and its applications’, Centre for Nanoscience and Technology (CNST), K. S. Rangasamy College of Technology, Tiruchengode 637 215, Tamil Nadu. Outstanding participations will be provided local hospitality and round trip bus/train (up to three-tier AC) fare by the shortest route as per the guidelines of academy. 

Course Director: Prof. Dr E. S. Raja Gopal, Bhatnagar Awardee, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru. 

Course Coordinator: Dr V. Rajendran, Professor and Director, R&D, Centre for Nanoscience and Technology (CNST), Tiruchengode 637 215, e-mail:, Mobile no.: +91-99941 30303. 

Last date for receipt of applications: 20 February 2018. 

Selected participation will be informed by 15 March 2018.

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