Golden Jubilee year Event of Shivaji University

January 17-19, 2012

Sponsored by
University Grants Commission, New Delhi (India)
Department of Science and Technology (India)
Shivaji University, Kolhapur (India)

Organized by
Shivaji University, Kolhapur-416 004
Maharashtra (India)

Objectives of the conference:

The Ist International Conference on Physics of Materials and Materials based Device Fabrication aims to bring together scientists, technologists and researchers to exchange their views and ideas for a better understanding and international cooperation in the subject. Physics of Materials and Materials based Device Fabrication as a special theme deals with the application of a variety of tools and techniques. It is a subject area that focuses on physics of materials, batteries, electrochemical cells/reactors, semiconductors. Device fabrication technology is also used in society development, energy generation and research into new materials and methodologies for chemical processing. In this conference the experimental and theoretical studies of novel and advanced materials and process mechanisms will be highlighted, together with the application of these materials in surface protection and modification, application in batteries, fuel cells, supercapacitors, actuators, photo-electrochemical cells and sensors, microelectronics and biotechnology.

Scientific scope:

Photocatalysis, Nano-composites,
Nano-materials, Functional devices,
Nano-sensors, Thin and thick film devices,
Solar cells, Materials for space applications,
Photonics, Carbon nanotubes,
Energy conservation, Holography,
Aerogels, Supercapacitors
Electrochemical devices Bio-sensors
Molecular electrochemical devices Biotechnology
Biophysics Non linear Optics
Fuel cells Nanotechnology for biosciences

Technical program

ICPM-MDF-2012 will consist of Plenary Lectures and Invited Talks. The contributed papers will be presented in poster sessions.

Resource persons

Eminent Scientists, Professors and Experts from reputed institutes from abroad and India will form the forum of resource persons.

International Scientific Advisory Committee:

Prof. Matjaz Valant Slovenia Prof. A. K. Rai Allahabad Uni.
Prof. Maksim Kuznetsov Russia Prof. S.B. Rai BHU
Prof. C.P. Udawatte Sri Lanka Prof. M. I. Savadatti Karanataka Uni.
Dr. Mandar Bhagawat USA Prof. O.N. Shrivastava BHU
Prof. I. K. Perera Sri Lanka Prof. Krishnan Lal NPL
Prof. J. H. Kim South Korea Prof. B.G. Mulimani Karanataka Uni.
Prof. Vinu Ajayan Japan Prof. J. Kumar IIT, Kanpur
Prof. S. H. Han South Korea Prof. G. P. Kothiyal BARC
Prof. Y.R. Maa Taiwan Dr. S.K. Sarkar BARC
Prof. Hyunsik Im South Korea Prof. Kehar Singh IIT, Delhi
Prof. M. M. Salunkhe Rajasthan Prof. R. G. Sonkawade IUAC, New Delhi
Prof. Vijaymohanan K. Pillai CECRI, Karaikudi Prof. N. Veeraiah Nagarjunsagar Uni.
Dr. D.P. Amalanerkar CMET Prof. N. S. Saxena Jaipur Uni.
Prof. S. H. Pawar DYPU Prof. K. K. Mahato Manipal Uni.
Prof. B. P. Bandgar Solapur Uni. Prof. U. S. Raikar Karanataka Uni.
Prof. C. K. Jayasankar Tirupati Uni. Prof. S. Jerome Das Chennai Uni.

Local Organizing Committee:

Patron Convener
Prof. N. J. Pawar
Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor
Dr. V. J. Fulari
Chairman Director
Prof. C. D. Lokhande Prof. C. H. Bhosale
Co-Chairman Secretary
Dr. P. S. Patil Dr. A.K. Sharma
Prof. Mrs. V. R. Puri
Prof. D.V. Muley Registrar Prof. M.B. Dongre
Prin. (Dr.) A.B. Rajage Director B.C.U.D. Prof. A.V. Rao
Shri. B.S. Patil Finance and Accounts Officer Prof. S.T. Navare
Dr. B. M. Hirdekar Controller of Examination Dr. R.S. Vhatkar
Prin. (Dr.) C.J. Khilare Dean, Science Faculty Dr. S.D. Lotke
Dr. J.L. Bhosale Chairman, BOS Dr. K.Y. Rajpure
Dr. A.V. Moholkar

Important Information

Call for participation

Scientists, technologists and researchers are invited to present their work in the form posters and there shall be awards for three best posters.

Preparation of abstracts

One page abstract for conference must be written in English. The name and affiliation of the corresponding and presenting author must be underlined. The poster size should not exceed 100 × 75 cm2 area. Abstracts may be confined to A4 size paper having a maximum of 300 words with Times New Roman 12 font, 1.5 line spacing. Selected peer reviewed articles of the presented work will be considered for publication in a scientific journal. Abstracts should be sent on conference email address.

Official Language of the conference

The official language of the conference will be English; no simultaneous translation or interpretation in other languages shall be available.

Registration form

Online submission of abstracts and registration will be available on Registration form and demand draft should be sent by post.


Research scholars/students : Rs. 1500/-
Scientists/faculty : Rs. 3500/-
Accompanying person : Rs. 2000/-
Industrial personal : Rs. 5000/-
Overseas Scientists : US $ 400
Accompanying person : US $ 300
Overseas Research students : US $ 200

Click here to register online

Registration fee includes local transportation, conference materials, lunch and special dinners, coffee/tea/snacks (during the conference), cultural program.


The registration fee in the form of Demand drafts or at par cheque should be payable to ‘The Finance and Accounts Officer, Shivaji University, Kolhapur’. Kindly indicate your name and (ICPM-MDF-2012) at back of the bank demand draft. Registration will only be confirmed upon receipt of payment.


Abstract submission & Payment of Registration : 30th September, 2011
Intimation of Acceptance : 15th October, 2011
Accommodation request : 15th November, 2011
Submission of full length papers : 30th November, 2011


Participants requiring accommodation may forward their request to the Convener latest by 15th November, 2011. The charges for accommodation depending on the services may vary from approximately Rs. 500/- to 5000/- per day. For students, accommodation will be made in Hostel/Guest house with reasonable charges.

The City of Kolhapur:

This historic city is situated about 2000 feet above the sea level. The city is easily accessible viaGoddess Shri. Mahalaxmi air, road and railways. From Mumbai and Pune direct trains and buses are available. Direct trains are available to Miraj (50km from Kolhapur) from New Delhi, Goa, Mysore, and Tirupati. The city has a pleasant climate (15-25oC) in the month of January. There are several attractive tourists spots in and around Kolhapur. Kolhapur is known as a place of pilgrimage and is called as “Dakshin Kashi” and Kolhapur “Kalanagari” is famous for its Mahalaxmi temple, fine arts and film industry. Ancient temples, historic fort, wild life sanctuaries, Rankala lake are a few among other attractions.

Mahalaxmi Temple New Palace Bhavani Mandap

Address for Correspondence

Dr. V. J. Fulari,
Convener, ICPM-MDF-2012
Department of Physics,
Shivaji University, Kolhapur – 416004 (M.S.), INDIA.
Phone (Office): 0231 – 2609224, 2609227
Fax: 0231 – 2691533

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