A National Conference on

October 14-15, 2019

Recent Advances in Chemistry (RAC) 2019

Organized by
Department of Chemistry, National Institute of Technology Meghalaya
Shillong 793003 Meghalaya

About the Conference

RAC 2019 aims to deliberate upon the emerging trends in chemical sciences and to provide a platform for dialogues on collaborative interdisciplinary research in the frontier areas of chemical sciences. This national conference is expected to attract national participants both from industry and academia. It is expected that RAC 2019 will contribute to update knowledge in the field of chemical sciences and will encourage the young researchers for promoting newer research endeavours in the challenging domain of current science.

How to Reach NIT Meghalaya

The Shillong City is well connected by road from Guwahati Airport (120 KM) and Railway Station (100 KM). There are daily direct flights from Kolkata to Guwahati, Assam. From Guwahati Airport/Railway Station to Shillong (Police Bazaar) shared cars are available. Nearest airport is Umroi, Shillong is about 32 KM from the city. Only Air India Flights from Kolkata is available except on Friday. From Police Bazar take a taxi to NIT Meghalaya, Bijni Complex (3.5 KM).



Conference Brochure

National Advisory Committee

  1. Professor S. K. Srivastava, Vice Chancellor, North Eastern Hill University, Shillong.
  2. Professor Amit Basak, Department of Chemistry, Head School of Bioscience, IIT Kharagpur
  3. Professor Kandala V.R. Chary, Department of Chemical Sciences, TIFR Mumbai (Director IISER Berhampur, Odisha).
  4. Professor V. Chandrasekhar, Centre Director, TIFR Hyderabad.
  5. Professor T. Punniyamurthy, Head Department of Chemistry, IIT Guwahati.
  6. Professor Pinak Chakraborty, Department of Biochemistry, Bose Institute, Kolkata.
  7. Professor Deb Sankar Ray, Physical Chemistry Division, IACS Kolkata.
  8. Professor Anindya Dutta, Department of Chemistry, IIT Bombay.
  9. Professor Shashank Deep, Department of Chemistry, IIT Delhi.
  10. Professor Nitin Chattopadhyay, Department of Chemistry, Jadavpur University.

Local Organizing Committee

Patron: Professor B. B. Biswal
Director, NIT Meghalaya
Advisors: Professor A. Bhattacharjee
Dean (R&C)
Dr. A. Banerjee
Dean (SW)
Professor G. Panda
Dean (AA) & Dean (FW)
Dr. D. K. Sarma
Dean (P&D)
Convenors: Dr. Atanu Singha Roy
Dr. Amit Kumar Paul
Organizing Secretaries: Dr. Paresh Nath Chatterjee (Finance)
Dr. Gitish Kumar Dutta (Certificates and Mementos)
Dr. Naba Kamal Nath (Technical)
Dr. Mukul Pradhan (Transportation and Accommodation)

Keynote Speakers

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Professor S Dasgupta

Department of Chemistry, IIT Kharagpur

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Professor Shashank Deep

Department of Chemistry, IIT Delhi

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Professor Nitin Chattopadhyay

Department of Chemistry, Jadavpur University

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Professor Satrajit Adhikari

School of Chemical Sciences, IACS Kolkata

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Professor Sujit Roy

School of Basic Sciences, IIT Bhubaneswar

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Professor Satish Patil

Solid State and Structural Chemistry Unit, IISc Bangalore

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Professor S. Bhattacharya

Department of Chemistry, Jadavpur University


Invited Lectures

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Dr. Prasun Kumar Mandal

Chemical Science Division, IISER Kolkata.

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Professor Sivaprasad Mitra

Department Of Chemistry, North Eastern Hill University, Shillong

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Dr. Sumana Dutta

Department Of Chemistry, IIT Guwahati.

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Dr. Manabendra Sarma

Department Of Chemistry, IIT Guwahati

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Professor Prodeep Phukan

Department Of Chemistry, Gauhati University

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Dr. Ashwini Kumar Tiwari

Chemical Science Division, IISER Kolkata

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Professor Ghanashyam Bez

Department Of Chemistry, North Eastern Hill University, Shillong

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Dr. Sanjib Kumar Patra

Department Of Chemistry, IIT Kharagpur

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Professor Samik Nanda

Department Of Chemistry, IIT Kharagpur

Young Scientist Invited Lectures

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Dr. Kalyan Raidongia

Department of Chemistry, IIT Guwahati.

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Dr. Saikat Halder

NEIST Jorhat.

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Dr. Uttam Manna

Department of Chemistry, IIT Guwahati.

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Dr. Madhurima Jana

Department of Chemistry, NIT Rourkela.

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Dr. Sudeshna Ghosh

Department of Chemistry, IIT Kanpur.

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Dr. Nayan Ghosh

CDRI  Lucknow.

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Dr. Subinoy Rana

Material Research Centre, IISc Bangalore.

Registration Fees

Academicians/Faculty: Rs. 5000/-
Research Scholars: Rs. 3000/-
Persons from Industry: Rs. 6000/-
M.Sc. and B.Sc. Students: Rs. 1500/-
Accompanying person: Rs. 1500/-
*includes conference registration kit, lunch, dinner and refreshment. The registration fee can be deposited through netbanking in the following bank account details:
ICICI Bank Account
For online registration visit the conference website. The payment reference number is required for online registration.

Online Registration



Accomodation

The request for accommodation should be sent to the organizing secretary at the earliest. The same will be arranged on payment basis. The participants may arrange their own accommodations within Shillong in various hotels. List of budget hotels in Shillong: Hotel Yalana (Laitumkhrah), Hotel JK International (Police Bazar), Hotel Broadway (Police Bazar), The Shillong Hills Guest House (Laitumkhrah), Pegasus Crown (Police Bazar), Eden Residency (Police Bazar), Sapphire House (Police Bazar). For other options, please visit:

https://www.makemytrip.com/
https://www.tripadvisor.in/
https://www.trivago.in/

Important Dates

Last date of submission of abstract for poster presentation: September 15, 2019
Date of announcement of accepted abstracts for posters: September 20, 2019
Last date of registration online: September 25, 2019

Call for Papers

A one page abstract of the presentation in MS word should be sent to the following email id: rac2019@nitm.ac.in.

Abstract Template

Program Schedule

Schedule

Places to Visit