Date of meeting: March 07, 2020
Abstract submission (Last Date): February 29, 2020
Registration (Last Date): February 29, 2020

Email: spd2020 [at]

About SPD-2020

The Centre for Advanced Functional Materials (CAFM) at IISER Kolkata is organizing “One Day Discussion Meeting on Spectroscopy, Photonics & Dynamics (SPD-2020)” on 07 March 2020 (Saturday). The scope of the meeting is broad and has tried to incorporate various areas of spectroscopy under one umbrella. The objective of this meeting is intense discussion on the subject areas of current research in spectroscopy, photonics and dynamics and hence has aimed to bring in an assemblage of intellectual minds both as speakers and session chairs in this single day affair. The meeting will bring together Biologists, Chemists and Physicists in this area of research.

About CAFM

At IISER Kolkata, the Centre for Advanced Functional Materials (CAFM) has a special mission to foster collaborative, interdisciplinary research and education in the science and technological applications of advanced solid state and soft materials. With an emphasis on nanoscience and nanotechnology, the research areas of CAFM include hybrid solar cells; fuel cells; strongly correlated materials; polymer and supramolecular delivery vehicles; materials for environmental remediation. CAFM coordinates to foster advanced research towards synthesis of smart materials, structure-property elucidation, device fabrication and cutting-edge applications. The faculty members of CAFM provide research training to BS-MS, IPhD students, PhD scholars and postdoctoral fellows, and conduct interdisciplinary courses on advanced functional materials. 

About IISER Kolkata

IISER Kolkata, established in 2006, is one of the seven Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISERs) created by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) to promote quality education and research in basic sciences. It is an autonomous institute devoted to both teaching and research in an integrated manner. IISER Kolkata offers BS-MS (5-yr integrated masters), post-B.Sc. integrated PhD program, 2-yr MS (by thesis) program for B.Tech students as well as PhD program.  


IISER Kolkata functions from the Mohanpur campus, which is around 53 km from Kolkata and is well connected by rail and road with other metros. The distance from Kolkata International airport to Mohanpur is 40 km.

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