An International Conference on Recent Advancements in Materials Science and Computational Techniques (RAMSACT) was inaugurated at Manipal University Jaipur (MUJ). The goal of this two-day online event is to bring together eminent academics, scientists, researchers, and scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research findings on all aspects of Multifunctional Materials and Computational Techniques.
At the beginning of the programme, Dean Faculty of Science, Prof. Lalita Ledwani shared her views on the theme of the conference. Convener, Prof. Abhijit Singh briefed about the various activities to be held in the upcoming two days. The glorious past and future plans of Manipal Group were shared by the Registrar, Prof. Nitu Bhatnagar. Speaking at the event, the chief guest, Prof. Amitava Patra, Director, Institute of Nano Science and Technology, Mohali said that the global share of nanotechnology will double in the next three years. He added that the growth of any country depends on science and technology and responsibility should be taken to develop the resources. The President of University, Prof. G. K. Prabhu quoted Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam and said that the space material and those used for heart function are the same. Hence, materials constitute a significant part of our world.
The vote of thanks was delivered by Prof. Rahul Shrivastava. Pro-President of the University, Prof. N.N. Sharma was also present during the inaugural function. Numerous experts from across the globe will deliver their talks and exchange scientific ideas. Total of five tracks have been chosen covering the major areas of materials science and computational techniques, aligned to which oral and poster presentations will take place during the event. This flagship event of Faculty of Science of Manipal University Jaipur will be a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners, and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns, as well as practical challenges, encountered, and solutions adopted in the fields aligned to the conference theme.