“More innovations in Science and Technology using Nano materials should take place in future,” opined Mysore University Vice-Chancellor Prof. K.S. Rangappa.

He was speaking after inaugurating the two-day All India Seminar on “Nano Technology for Energy, Environment and Health,” organised under the joint aegis of the Institution of Engineers-India (IEI), Mysore Local Centre, Centre for Nano Technology, NIE, Mysore, University of Mysore and Indian Rubber Institute, Karnataka Branch, Mysore, at IEI premises on JLB road in city yesterday.

Noting that advanced research in Nano Technology is key to rapid advancements in Science and Engineering, Prof. Rangappa observed that such seminars would go a long way in sharing knowledge and boosting research in the field.

Prof. Dr. K. Byrappa, Director, Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), University of Mysore, delivered the keynote address.

Dr. R. Mukhyopadyay, Director (R&D), JK Tyre & Industries Ltd., Dr. R. Subramaniam, Chief Scientist & Head, Food Engineering Department, CFTRI, Mysore, Dr. T. Anantapdmanabha, Chairman, IEI, Mysore Local Centre, Council member A.S. Satish and others were present.

The two-day seminar features lectures paper presentation, power-point demonstrations on the current advancements and challenges in the development of multifunctional nano materials and their applications in major areas such as energy, smart textiles, printed electronics and environment & health.

Courtesy : Star Of Mysore