Seminars and Talks
  • February 16, 2021
    • Optical Anderson localization in low-dimensional, open, mesoscopic systems
    • Prof. Sushil A Mujumdar, Nano-Optics and Mesoscopic Optics Laboratory, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Mumbai, India
  • February 09, 2021
    • Photonics for health care
    • Prof. P K Gupta, Formerly at Physics Department, IIT Delhi, and Laser Biomedical Applications Division, Raja Ramanna Centre for Advanced Technology, Indore
  • January 22, 2021
    • Modelling Metals and Insulators
    • Dr. Joy Mitra, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Thiruvananthapuram
  • January 22, 2021
    • Theories with Varying Fundamental Constants
    • Dr. Tanumoy Mandal, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Thiruvananthapuram
  • December 08, 2020
    • The fate of many-body localization in the presence of long-range interactions
    • Dr. Arti Garg, Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics (SINP), Kolkata, India
  • October 27, 2020
    • Nanowire for Optoelectronic Device Applications
    • Dr. Samaresh Das, Centre for Applied Research in Electronics, Affiliation: Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India
  • October 13, 2020
    • Atomic coherence and quantum synchronization
    • Dr. Saikat Ghosh, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India
  • September08, 2020
    • First Stars in the Universe
    • Dr. Tirthankar Roy Choudhury, National Center for Radio Astronomy -Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (NCRA-TIFR), Pune, India
  • September03, 2019
    • Baryogenesis through leptogenesis under the lamppost of recent neutrino oscillation and cosmology data
    • Dr. Ananya Mukharji, Physical Research Laboratory (PRL), Ahmedabad
  • March 28, 2019
    • Probing the shape of quantum fluctuations
    • Dr. Pravabati Chingangbam, Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA), Bangalore, India
  • March 22, 2019
    • TeraHertz (THz) Spectroscopy Using Sources and Detectors with Different Designs
    • Dr. S.S Prabhu, Department of Condensed Matter Physics and Material Science, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai
  • March 01, 2019
    • Issues with Perovskite Solar Cells
    • Prof. Ashish Garg, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India
  • January 31, 2019
    • Experiments with single nanowires: A new paradigm of materials science
    • Prof. A. K. Raychaudhuri, S.N.Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences
  • January01, 2019
    • Velocity distribution of a driven granular gas
    • Dr. R. Rajesh, Institute of Mathematical Sciences (IMSc), Chennai, India
  • December 28, 2020
    • Topological Defects in Active Matter
    • Mr. Jyotishraj N., Georgia Tech, Atlanta (USA) and University of Barcelona (Spain).
  • January 13, 2020
    • Astronomical imaging with the Hanbury Brown and Twiss effect
    • Prof. Prasenjit Saha, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
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    • February 01, 2019
      • Effect of disorder on quantum revivals in long-range pairing Kitaev chain
      • Dr Utkarsh Mishra, Institute of Fundamental and Frontier Sciences, China
    • December 17, 2018
      • Tunable graphene-based membranes
      • Prof. Rahul R. Nair, University of Manchester, UK.
    Colloquium and Symposia
    • October 15, 2019
      • School of Physics Half-day Colloquium
      • This half-day Colloquium hosted talks by experts from research institutes across the country, on various frontier areas of research in physical sciences.
      1. Dr. Anil Jain, BARC, Mumbai; Topic: Magnetism in a Mott-insulating Ruthenate Ca2RuO4
      2. Dr. Awadhesh Prasad, University of Delhi; Topic: An introduction to critical points in nonlinear dynamical systems and its applications
      3. Dr. Y. N. Mohapatra IIT Kanpur, Topic:Organic Semiconductor Devices: How different is the physics from conventional ones?
      4. Dr. Bhavtosh Bansal IISER Kolkata; Topic: Critical slowing down in a first-order phase transition with hysteresis
      5. Dr. Amitabh Virmani CMI, Chennai; Topic: Black Holes in String Theory
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      • January 21-22, 2019
        • International symposium on combinatorial materials synthesis and wide bandgap semiconductors
        • This international symposium was organized as part of the decennial celebrations of the institute, by the School of Physics, in the highly thematic and emerging fields of combinatorial materials synthesis and wide bandgap semiconductors. The primary intent was to introduce these highly burgeoning interdisciplinary research domains. Enlightening talks were delivered by distinguished researchers from Indian and foreign universities. The event also gave an opportunity for the visitors to comprehend the strengths and benefits of IISER TVM and eventually led to the collaborative research project under DST-JSPS bilateral program.
        1. Dr. Toyohiro Chikyow, NIMS Japan; Topic: Materials screening by materials informatics and high-throughput experimentation for new materials discovery
        2. Dr. Takahiro Nagata, NIMS Japan; Topic: High-throughput materials development for nano-electronic device materials
        3. Dr. Yoshiyuki Yamashita, NIMS Japan; Topic: Hard x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy for material characterization
        4. Dr. P. Chinnamuthu, NIT, Nagaland; Topic: Combinatorial synthesis of high-k dielectric with alternate gate channel material
        5. Dr. R. Muralidharan, IISc Bangalore; Topic: III- Nitride and III-Oxide semiconductors for electronic and opto-electronic applications
        6. Prof. K. Jeganathan, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli; Topic: Self-assembled in(GaN) nanowires by chemical vapor deposition
        7. Dr. M. Senthilkumar, National Physical Laboratory, New Delhi; Topic: Laser molecular beam epitaxy of Group III-Nitride epilayers and nanostructures
        8. Dr. K. B. Jinesh, IIST Thiruvananthapuram; Topic: Next generation memory technologies: role of wide bandgap semiconductors
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        • February 27-28, 2020
          • DST Sponsored Industry - Academia Conclave on Hydrogen and Fuel Cells
          • The two-day event on Industry - Academia Conclave on Hydrogen and Fuel Cells brought together the industry experts, researchers, and policy makers to a common platform. The meeting had lead presentations followed by brain-storming discussions that led to successful strategies for drawing a R&D framework.
          1. Dr. P K Patro, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC;Topic: Hydrogen production by HTSE
          2. Dr. S. Ravichandran, CSIR-CECRI, Karaikudi;Topic: Design of Electrodes and Electrolytes for Hydrogen Generation via Electrochemical and Photoelectrochemical methods
          3. Dr. P. D. Vaidya, Institute of Chemical Technology Mumba;Topic: H2 production via sorption-enhanced reforming processes
          4. Prof. N K Singh, University of Lucknow;Topic: Water electrolysis by polyvinylpyrrolidone sol-gel route
          5. Dr. Sanjay Kumar Singh, IIT Indore;Topic: Hydrogen Generation through catalytic route
          6. Prof. Pratibha Sharma, IIT Bombay;Topic: Metal hydrides and Chemical hydrides for Hydrogen storage
          7. Prof. Anandh Subramaniam, IIT Kanpur;Topic: Nano-hybrids for Hydrogen Storage
          8. Prof. Anil Kumar, IIT Tirupati; Topic:Screening selection and characterization of metal hydrides for energy conversion and storage
          9. Dr. Vasu Gollangi, BHEL Hyderabad;Topic: An overview of fuel cell system development and way forward for e-mobility applications
          10. Prof. Dhiraj K. Mahajan, IIT Ropar;Topic: Towards Indigenous Development of Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles
          11. Dr. Santoshkumar D Bhat, CSIR-CECRI Chennai;Topic:Hydrogen ecosystem for stationary power backup application for telecommunication towers
          12. Dr. Ravi Mohan Prasad, IIT Ropar;Topic: Polymer-Derived Porous Ceramics for Hydrogen Purification and Sensing Applications
          13. Dr. Mahesh Murthy, TATA Sons Pvt. Ltd.;Topic: TATA Group’s Fuel Cell Journey: Opportunities, Challenges and Future Outlook
          14. Dr. Sushil S Ramdasi, ARAI;Topic: Challenges and Opportunities in Indigenization of PEM and SOFC Technology from Indian Perspectives
          15. Dr. Girish Phatak, C-MET Pune;Topic:Micro Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (µ-SOFC) in Low Temperature Co-Fired Ceramic (LTCC) Technology
          16. Dr. Dasappa, IISc Bangalore;Topic: Use of bio-hydrogen for PEM fuel stacks
          17. Prof. S. Anbarasu, NIT Rourkela;Topic: Heat transfer enhancement techniques for metal hydride based hydrogen storage devices
          18. Prof. P. Muthukumar, IIT Guwahati;Topic: Design, development and testing of hydrogen storage reactors for various thermal management systems
          19. Prof. Biswarup Pathak, IIT Indore;Topic: Computational Studies of Borohydrides and Systems for Hydrogen Storage
          20. Dr. R R Sonde, Thermax, Pune; Topic:Towards hydrogen economy: why is it so critical to meet triple objectives of India’s energy security, India’s climate change obligations and finally building India’s core technology base
          21. Dr.Saurabh Kundu, Tata Steel;Topic: Hydrogen usage in green steel manufacturing
          22. Dr. Atindra Mohan Banerjee, BARC;Topic: Thermochemical Hydrogen Generation
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        • July 22-23, 2019
          • International Workshop on Advances in 2-D Materials (IW2DM-2019)
          • The International Workshop on Advances in 2-D Materials (IW2DM) co-organized by School of Physics, IISER Thiruvananthapuram and Indo-US joint R&D Network Center on 2D Nano materials, was successfully conducted on 22-23 July, 2019 at IISER TVM, India. This workshop brought together several experts to a common platform, to discuss cutting-edge innovations and recent happenings in this emerging area of material science. The Workshop had plenary and invited talks from world-renowned scientists, along with a dedicated poster session on various aspects of 2D layered materials.
          1. Prof.A. K. Sood, IISc Bangalore;Topic:Photophysics of 2D Materials
          2. Prof. Pulickel M. Ajayan, Rice University, USA;Topic: Materials Science of 2D Materials
          3. Prof. S. Sampath, IISc Bangalore;Topic: Electrocatalysis Using 2D, Layered, Ternary Chalcogenides
          4. Prof. Saroj Kumar Nayak, IIT Bhubaneswar;Topic: Study of Electron Phonon Dynamics for Energy Efficient Devices at Nanoscale
          5. Prof. Arindam Ghosh, IISc Bangalore;Topic:Charge Transfer Across Atomic Layer Hybrids
          6. Prof. Saikat Talapatra, Southern Illinois University, USA;Topic: Photoconductivity in 2D layers of Selenide Based Compounds
          7. Prof. Swastik Kar, Northeastern University, USA;Topic: Atomically-thin Quantum Materials: Quantum Science and Data-Enabled Applications
          8. Prof. Mainak Majumder, Monash University, Australia;Topic: Functional Role Of 2D Materials in High Performance Li-S Batteries
          9. Dr. Deep Jariwala, University of Pennsylvania, USA;Topic: Electronics and Photonics in The Atomically-Thin Limit
          10. Dr. Madhu Thalakulam, IISER TVM;Topic: 1T MoS2: A 2D metal and superconductor
          11. Prof. Vijayamohanan K. Pillai, IISER Tirupati;Topic: Pristine and N-Doped Phosphorene Quantum Dots:Electrochemical Preparation, Properties, and Possible Applications
          12. Prof. J. N. Moorthy, IISER TVM;Topic: Bottom-Up Control by De Novo Molecular Design: From Metal-Organic Frameworks (MOFs) to Stimuli-Responsive Metal-Organic Nanosheets (MONs)
          13. Prof. P.S. Anilkumar, IISc Bangalore;Topic: Signatures of Topological Superconductivity in Bulk-Insulating Topological Insulator BiSbTe1.25 Se1.75 In Proximity with Superconducting NbSe2
          14. Dr. Aditya Mohite, Rice University, USA;Topic: Halide Perovskites: A New Class of Semiconductors with Emergent Properties
          15. Prof. Priya Mahadevan, SN Bose NCBS Bangalore;Topic: Unexpected Symmetries in Twisted Bilayer Mose2
          16. Prof. M. R. Anantharaman, CUSAT Kochi;Topic: Room-Temperature Magnetism in Non-Van Der Waals 2D Crystals!
          17. Dr. Viswanath Balakrishnan, IIT Mandi;Topic:Phase Engineering in CVD Grown 2D Materials and Heterostructures
          18. Dr. Manish Jain, IISc Bangalore;Topic: Ultra-flatbands and Shear Solitons in Moiré Patterns of Twisted Bilayer Transition Metal Dichalcogenides
          19. Dr. C. Subramaniam, IIT Bombay;Topic: Unconventional Molecular Dopants for Air-Stable Hierarchical Graphene-Based Logic Elements
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          • July 13, 2018
            • Recent Trends in Nonlinear Dynamics
            • As a part of the decennial celebrations of IISER TVM, a one-day workshop on ‘The recent Trends in Nonlinear Dynamics’ was organised by the School of Physics, IISER TVM. The workshop provided an opportunity to the students in and around Thiruvananthapuram to explore the highly interdisciplinary field of Nonlinear Dynamics. The workshop also provides a platform for interaction of the students with the eminent personalities working in different areas of Nonlinear Dynamics.
          • April 22-24, 2022
            • Frontier Symposium –Physics 2022
            • The Frontier Symposium – Physics 2022 was conducted by the School of Physics at IISER TVM campus from April 22, 2022 to April 24, 2022. The three-day symposium provided students and young researchers an opportunity to interact with eminent scientists from various branches of physics. The presentations and discussions focussed on recent breakthroughs in several high impact areasof physical sciences. Prof. J. N. Moorthy, Director IISER TVM, welcomed the speakers and wished the participants an intellectually rewarding experience. There were twenty-three lectures spread across seven sessions. Young researchers were able to present their research in the three poster sessions.
            1. Prof. K. S. Narayan, JNCASR; Topic: Device Physics of Next Generation Solar Cells/Modules and Biophysics of Avian Retina
            2. Prof. Vandana Nanal, TIFR; Topic: A sneak peek at nuclei
            3. Prof. Ajith Parameswaran, ICTS; Topic: Gravitational lensing of gravitational waves: A new frontier
            4. Prof. Abhishek Dhar, ICTS; Topic: Blast in the one-dimensional cold gas: From Newton to Euler and Navier-Stokes-Fourier
            5. Prof. Ramesh Ch Nath, IISER TVM; Topic: Field induced quantum phase transitions in one-dimensional spin - 1⁄2 Heisenberg antiferromagnet
            6. Prof. Tanusri Saha Dasgupta, SNBNCBS; Topic: Quantum Materials by Computation: Challenges & Opportunities
            7. Prof. Avinash Mahajan, IITB; Topic: Unusual spin dynamics in the low-temperature magnetically ordered state of Ag3LiIr2O6
            8. Prof. Kavita Jain, JNCASR; Topic: Evolution in a changing world
            9. Prof. Ramakrishna Ramaswamy, IITD; Topic: Synchrony as constraint
            10. Prof. Anil Kumar P S, IISc; Topic: Current Induced Magnetisation Reversal
            11. Prof. Sarita Vig, IIST; Topic: Finding our place among stars
            12. Prof. Kalobaran Maiti, TIFR; Topic: Tuning behavior of Dirac fermions in graphene
            13. Prof. Sai Vinjanampathy, IITB; Topic: Quantum Synchronization of Boundary Time Crystals
            14. Prof. Ravi Pant, IISER TVM; Topic: Cascading of optical nonlinearities for wavelength tunable deep UV to NIR frequency comb
            15. Prof. Umesh Kadhane, IIST, Topic: Genesis of organic molecules in the extra-terrestrial environment: role of energetic radiation
            16. Prof. M Shaijumon, IISER TVM; Topic: 2D Atomically Thin Electrocatalysts
            17. Prof. Indumathi D, IMSc; Topic: How the Sun Shines
            18. Prof. Tarun Souradeep, RRI; Topic: Testing the Cosmological principle
            19. Prof. Kedar Khare, IITD; topic: Accurately imaging the phase of light: From new algorithms to a microscope instrument
            20. Prof. Deepa Venkitesh, IITM; Topic: Photonic processing with Semiconductor Optical Amplifiers
            21. Prof. Suvrat Raju, ICTS; Topic: The strange behaviour of quantum information in quantum gravity
            22. Prof. Deepshikha Jaiswal Nagar, IISER TVM; Topic: Experimental realization of multipartite entanglement via quantum Fisher information in a uniform antiferromagnetic quantum spin chain
            23. Prof. Chandrabhas Narayana, RGCB; Topic:Raman a versatile tool to study materials
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            Collaborative Meetings & Conferences
            • May 06, 2022
              • Project Kick-Off Meeting: DST-IISER TVM IC-MAP On Energy Storage
              • The DST launched 3 Integrated Clean Energy Material Acceleration Platforms at the MI Annual Gathering session on 4th April 2022. The DST-IISER Thiruvananthapuram Integrated Clean Energy Material Acceleration Platform on Storage is a consortium of 14 R&D institutes set up at IISER Thiruvananthapuram. This platform aims to accelerate the development of Solid-State Battery technology using Machine learning and Artificial Intelligence through automated processes. The Project kick-off meeting of this newly sanctioned DST-IISER Thiruvananthapuram consortium on Solid-state battery development was organized on 6th May 2022 at IISER Thiruvananthapuram. Prof. J. N. Moorthy, Director, IISER Thiruvananthapuram, inaugurated the meeting and delivered the inaugural address. The meeting was attended by PIs and researchers from all the partnering institutes.
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              • August 2-6, 2021
                • Resonance Lecture Series
                • To celebrate the silver jubilee of the premier science education journal Resonance, the Indian Academy of Sciences, Bengaluru, organized the Resonance Lecture Series in association with IISER Mohali and IISER TVM. This was aimed at students from higher secondary schools and undergraduate students who are interested in pursuing science as a specialised field of study. The program scheduled for August 2 and 3 was inaugurated by Prof. Partha Majumdar, president IASc and Prof. J. Gowrishankar, Director, IISER Mohali. The lectures scheduled on these 2 days benefitted higher secondary school students. The program scheduled from August 4th to 6th was inaugurated by Prof. Partha Majumdar, president IASc and Prof. J. N. Moorthy, Director, IISER TVM. The lectures scheduled on these 3 days were primarily intended for undergraduate students.
                1. Prof. N Sathyamurthy, IIT Kanpur, Chemistry; Topic: Science in the Backyard
                2. Dr. Nandini Chatterjee Singh, UNESCO MGIEP; Topic: The Reading Brain
                3. Dr. Biman Nath, RRI, Physics; Topic: Our Sun as a Star
                4. Dr. Jaikumar Radhakrishnan, TIFR, Mathematics; Topic: The max-flow min-cut theorem
                5. Dr. Rajeeva Karandikar, CMI, Data Science; Topic: Data Science - the right way and the wrong way
                6. Dr. Kavitha Isvaran, IISc, Ecology; Topic: Animal Behaviour in a Changing World
                7. Dr. Joseph Samuel, ICTS, Physics; Topic: Pitch Perfect: Pythagoras and the well-tempered scale
                8. Dr. K.S. Viswanathan, Krea University, Chemistry; Topic: Happy Accidents in Science
                9. Dr. Shailesh Shirali, Rishi Valley School, Mathematics; Topic: Problems in number theory arising from high school mathematics
                10. Prof. J. N. Moorthy, IISER TVM, Chemistry; Topic: Excitements in Organic Chemistry
                11. Dr. Vijay Shenoy, IISc, Physics; Topic: The Story of Twisted Electronic Phases
                12. Dr. Aekta Agarwal, IIM Indore, Mathematics; Topic: Crowd Dynamics, Traffic Flows and Beyond
                13. Dr. R.S. Swathi, IISER TVM, Chemistry; Topic: Carbon membranes for separating mixtures: A theorist's perspective
                14. Dr. Sanjeev Sharma, JNU, Environmental Geography; Topic: Mountain Environmental Sustainability: Learn from Community Based Participatory Learning Action Research
                15. Prof. Raghavendra Gadakar, IISc, Ecology; Topic: Animal Behaviour: Experiments for Everyone
                16. Prof. R. B. Sunoj, IIt Bombay, Chemistry; Topic: Public Image of Chemist and Chemist’s Image of Public- The Changing Paradigms
                17. Dr. Preethi Jyothi, IIT Bombay, Machine Learning; Topic: A Peek into the World of Machine Learning
                18. Prof. Anil Shaji, IISER TVM, Physics; Topic: Quantum mechanics in daily life: Advent of Quantum Technologies
                19. Dr. R N Mukherjee, IIT Dhanbad, Chemistry; Topic: Inorganic Chemistry of Biological Processes.
                20. Dr. Joy Mitra, IISER TVM, Physics, [Nisha Kannan/Vinesh Vijayan/Nagaiah Chamakuri]; Topic: Experiments and Modelling in Science
                21. Dr. Rajeev Patnaik, Panjab University, Geology; Topic: Rocks and Fossils of the Himachal Himalayas
                22. Dr. Fozia Qazi, IUST, Mathematics; Topic: Patterns of Culture
                23. Dr. Ullasa Kodandaramaiah, IISER TVM, Ecology; Topic: Adaptive phenotypic plasticity
              • November 5-6, 2019
                • Consultative meeting on National mission on quantum technology & applications. NM-QTA 2019
                • This consultative meeting on the National mission on quantum technology & applications under the vertical Quantum computations & simulations, was to draft the DPR for the upcoming project in this vertical.
                1. Dr. Anil Shaji, IISER TVM; Topic: Overview of vertical on Quantum Computing and Quantum Simulations
                2. Dr. K R Murali Mohan and Dr. Swati Rawal Dang, DST; Topic: Remarks on the planned National Mission on Quantum Technologies and Applications
                3. Dr. R Vijayaraghavan, TIFR-Mumbai; Topic: Superconducting qubit Implementations of Quantum Computing
                4. Dr. Suddasatta Mahapatra, IIT-Bombay; Topic: Semiconducting (Quantum Dot) spin based qubits
                5. Dr. Shubadeep De, NPL and Dr. Ajay Wasan, IIT Roorkee; Topic: Quantum Information Processing with Trapped atoms and Trapped ions
                6. Dr. Kasturi Saha, IIT- Bombay; Topic: NV Centers and other implanted donors as Qubits
                7. Dr. Kavita Dorai, IISER Mohali; Topic: NMR Quantum computing
                8. Prof. Apoorva Patel, IISc Bangalore; Topic: Quantum Algorithms
                9. Dr. Prabha Mandyam and Dr. Pradeep Sarvepalli, IIT Madras; Topic: Quantum Error Corrections and Fault Tolerance
                10. Prof. Archan Majumdar, SNBNCBS Kolkata; Topic: Quantum Computing and Fundamental Tests of Quantum Physics
                11. Dr. C M Chandrasekhar, IMSc Chennai; Topic: Running useful and applicable simulations on commercially available near term quantum computers
                12. Dr. Sai Vinjanampathi, IIT Bombay; Topic: Quantum Machine Learning and Quantum Machines: Recent Trends
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                • October 13, 2020
                  • Vaishwik Bharatiya Vaigyanik (VAIBHAV) Summit meeting on "Magnetic and Electronic Materials"
                  • VAIBHAV is an initiative by the Government of India to bring together national experts and international experts with Indian roots, to collaborate on frontier areas of research, to provide practical and innovative solutions to the problems that afflict developing nations. This endeavour also promotes scientific advancement,and industrial growth in the country. Several faculty members from the School of Physics actively participated in the VAIBHAV Summit held on October 13, 2020 under the vertical ‘Materials and Processing Technologies’, sub-head ‘Magnetic and Electronic Materials’. The speakers at the event included notable and well respected academicians, and distinguished researchers from R&D Organizations. About 100 participants from various scientific institutes in the country attended the event.
                  1. Prof. Ramamoorthy Ramesh, University of California, Berkeley, USA
                  2. Prof. Arunava Gupta, University of Alabama, USA
                  3. Prof. Suchitra Sebastian, University of Cambridge, UK
                  4. Prof. Deepak Singh, University of Missouri, Columbia, USA
                  5. Dr. Devashibhai Adroja, ISIS Facility, UK
                  6. Prof. Ramanathan Mahendiran, National University of Singapore
                  7. Prof. E. V. Sampathkumaran, TIFR Mumbai, India
                  8. Prof. Kalobaran Maiti, TIFR Mumbai, India
                  9. Prof. Dhananjai Pandey, IIT BHU, India
                  10. Dr. Alok Banerjee, UGC-DAE Consortium for Scientific Research, Indore
                  11. Dr. S. M. Yusuf, BARC Mumbai, India
                  12. Prof. M. S. Ramachandra Rao, IIT Madras, India
                  13. Prof. Sunil Nair, IISER Pune, India
                  14. Prof. Ramesh Chandra Nath, IISER Thiruvananthapuram
                  15. Dr. Ranjan Kumar Sahu, CSIR-NML, India
                • August 24, 2019
                  • Thin-film Electronics and Advanced Materials (TFE & AM 2019)
                  • Day-long seminar was organised by the School of Physics, IISER TVM in promotion of a UGC-UKIERI Project (Phase-III) received by Dr. Bikas C. Das and was combined with the half-day seminar of the School of Physics. The primary objective was to discuss the upcoming new perspectives of thin-film electronics and advanced materials in the emergent era of nano electronics.Speakers at the event included national and international experts working on various thin film related application areas.
                  1. Prof. Achintya Dhar, IIT Kharagpur; Topic: Present Status and Challenges in Organic Electronics)
                  2. Prof. Satish A. Patil, IISc Bangalore; Topic: Exceeding Shockley–Queisser Limit with Singlet Fission)
                  3. Prof. Mayank Shrivastava, IISc Bangalore; Topic: The Future of World Electronics and Possible Roles India Can Play)
                  4. Prof. Ajay Gupta, Amity University Noida; Topic: Role of interfaces in magnetic thin films and multilayers for spintronic applications)
                  5. Prof. Amit Ghoshal, IISER Kolkata; Topic: Vortex state in a thin film of disordered superconductor in the presence of an orbital magnetic field)
                  6. Dr. Leszek Majewski, University of Manchester; Topic: Ultra-low voltage thin-film transistors (TFTs): materials, processes and applications)
                  7. Prof. Rudra Pratap, Deputy Director,IISc Bangalore; Topic: Nanoengineering of Material Stacks for Piezoelectric MEMS Devices)
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                  • February 4-7, 2019
                    • SSPro 2019, Surface Science & Probes
                    • The School of Physics organised a winter school on Surface Science and associated Probes. The event comprised of a series of lectures relating to frontiers of surface science research, delivered by eminent scientists from India and abroad. The associated workshops explored experimental and theoretical techniques exploited to study physical / chemical phenomena at surfaces and interfaces. In addition to the 40 participants from IISER TVM, there were about 68 participants from other institutions/organizations who took part in this event. The event was jointly sponsored by Swissnex, Royal Academy of Engineering (UK), Newton Bhaba Fund (UK), IISER TVM, Forevision, Bruker.
                    1. Arindam Ghosh, IISc, Bangalore; Topic: On-chip device architectures with van der Waals epitaxy
                    2. Navakanta Bhat, IISc, Bangalore; Topic: Surface science and engineering in nano-transistors and nano-sensors
                    3. Paul Dawson, Queen’s University Belfast, UK; Topic: Hybrid Plasmon-Waveguide Modes – Analysis and Application to Nano-Lasers, Heat-Assisted Magnetic Recording and SERS
                    4. Amit Kumar, Queen’s University Belfast, UK; Topic: Nanoscale SPM-based electrical characterisation of functional materials: From Ferroics to Energy related materials
                    5. Chintan Bhatt, Industron Nanotechnology; Topic: Instrumentation aspects of Scanning Probe Microscopy
                    6. Nicholas Spencer, ETH Zurich; Topic: Tribology in the Modern World
                    7. Silvia Schintke, University of Applied Sciences, Western Switzerland; Topic: Inkjet printable electrodes and applications
                    8. Nicholas Spencer, ETH Zurich; Topic: Surface Functionalization and X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy
                    9. G U Kulkarni, CeNS Bangalore; Topic: A new twist in Graphene research: Twisted Graphene
                    10. Amit Kumar, Queen’s University Belfast, UK; Topic: Ephemeral Domain Wall-based Transistors: How do we get there?
                    11. Eleonora Frau & Silvia Schintke, University of Applied Sciences, Western Switzerland; Topic: Scanning electrochemical microscopy and related techniques
                    12. Chandan Bera, INST, Mohali; Topic: Computational techniques to study electronic structure and physical properties of surface
                    13. Silvia Schintke & Eleonora Frau, University of Applied Sciences, Western Switzerland; Topic: Thin film deposition and characterizations
                    14. C S Tiwary IIT Kharagpur; Topic: Transmission electron microscopy of Atomically thin 2D (Two-dimensional) materials: Opportunity and challenges
                    15. S Ravi P Silva, University of Surrey, UK; Topic: From carbon electronics to carbon technology
                  • December 16-21, 2018
                    • Indian Strings Meeting 2018
                    • Indian Strings Meeting is a biennial International Conference jointly organized by the Indian String theory community. The Indian Strings Meeting 2018 was organized by IISER TVM as a part of its 10-year celebrations. The meeting had around 170 participants and included several talks by String theorists from India and other countries, on various trending topics in String theory and related areas. The final session at the end of each day was set aside for stimulating discussions.
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