Invited Speakers

Dr. Prasanta Kumar Panda

Chief Scientist, Materials Science Division, NAL,  Bengaluru

Dr. Prasanta Kumar Panda is currently working as Chief Scientist at the Materials Science Division (NAL), National Aerospace Laboratories, Bengaluru. Prasanta does research in Materials Engineering.

(Opening Plenary Talk by Dr. P K Panda on 21st Morning 9.30 – 10.30 AM) Title:   Recent Advances  on Development  and Applications  of Smart Materials – A Review

Dr. Prasanta Kumar Panda’s Profile: http://nal.irins.org/profile/9589


Prof. S. Gopalakrishnan,

Aerospace Engineering, IISc., Bengaluru

Title of Presentation: Active Structure borne Noise and Vibration Control of Marine Platform using Novel Piezoelectric Stack Actuators

Prof. S. Gopalakrishnan Profile: http://aero.iisc.ac.in/people/s-gopalakrishnan/


Prof. Enakshi Bhattacharya

Microelectronics and MEMS Laboratory, IIT-Madras, Chennai

Title of Presentation: Silicon-based Biosensors and BioMEMS

Prof. Enakshi Bhattacharya’s Profile: http://www.ee.iitm.ac.in/~enakshi/


Prof. Amit Agrawal

Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT-Bombay, Mumbai.

Title of Presentation: Development of Innovative Point-of-Care Microdevices

Prof. Amit Agrawal’s Profile: https://www.me.iitb.ac.in/~amit.agrawal/


Prof. Dipti  Gupta

Department of Metallurgical Engineering, IIT-Bombay

Title of Presentation: Development of flexible electronic devices and sensors for biomedical and industrial applications

Prof. Dipti  Gupta’s Profile: http://www.iitb.ac.in/mems/en/prof-dipti-gupta-0


Prof. Saurabh Chandorkar

Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc., Bengaluru

Prof. Saurabh Chandorkar’s Profile: http://www.cense.iisc.ac.in/saurabh-chandorkar


Prof. Rahul Roy

Department of Chemical Engineering, IISc, Bengaluru

Title of Presentation: Droplet microfluidics for single molecule analysis

Prof. Rahul Roy’s Profile: http://chemeng.iisc.ac.in/chemeweb/faculty_rahul.htm


Dr. V. R. Lalithambika

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)

Title of Presentation: Space Exploration


Prof. G. M. Kamath

Department of Aerospace Engineering, IIT-Kanpur

Title of Presentation: Corrosion Monitoring in Aircraft Structures

Prof. G. M. Kamath’s Profile: https://www.iitk.ac.in/new/g-m-kamath


Dr. K V Gangadharan

Department of Mechanical Engineering, NITK, Surathkal

Title of Presentation: MRF and MRE Research with  Experiential learning approach    (MRF – Magneto Rheological Fluid, MRE –  MagnetoRheological Elastomers)

Dr. K V Gangadharan’s Profile: http://mech.nitk.ac.in/faculty/k-v-gangadharan