Submission of full paper : 20.02.2017   |      Paper acceptance intimation : 24.02.2017   |      Payment of Registration fee : 28.02.2017   |  

About Seminar

The objective of this seminar is to bring together the scientists and experts and to provide a common platform for sharing their scientific results, thoughts and ideas. This seminar is expected to give the participants an exposure to some of the latest developments in the field of Materisls Sciences and also to offer a forum for academic interaction with the eminent researchers. With this objective, the Department of Physics successfully organized National Seminar on Advances in Materials Science in the years 2006, 2008, 2009, 2012, 2014

Call for Papers

Participants are informed to submit their original research work, prepared in MS Office Word format, in font-size 12 pt, to the E-mail address as an attachment to the Secretary of the NSAMS2017 on or before 20th February 2017. The full text of the contributory papers is limited to a maximum of two pages (A4 size) including figures, tables and references. Acceptance of the paper will be communicated on 24th February 2017.

Awards & Certiicates

Cash awards will be given to the best Oral and Poster presentation. Certificates will be issued to all the registered participants.

Oral/ Poster Presentation

LCD Projector facilities will be provided for the Oral presentation. The display area available for each poster is 0.9 m x 0.9m.


Proceedings with ISBN number will be released on the first day of the Seminar with all the two-page manuscripts.


Accommodation will be arranged on payment basis. Tirunelveli has a wide choice of hotels near the railway station with tariff ranging from Rs. 600/- per day for double occupancy. Those who need accommodation have to write to the Secretary in advance with their travel plans.


Iranian Journal of Materials Science and Engineering (IJMSE)
Ukrainian Journal of Physics (UJP)

After the NSAMS2017, a maximum of 15 full-length manuscripts will be published in each of the following journals after due peer review process by the respective Journal editorial boards:

  1. Iranian Journal of Materials Science and Engineering
  2. Ukrainian Journal of Physics

For preparation of the full-length manuscripts, authors are requested to follow the guidelines provided for

You may choose to submit either IJMSE or UJP. The full length manuscript has to be submitted in soft copy on CD during the Seminar. Both IJMSE and UJP will publish accepted papers free of charge.

Payment information

Registration fee is payable in advance by Demand Draft in the favour of the "Secretary, NSAMS 2017" payable at Tirunvelveli. Registration fee includes Registration kit, Proceedings and working Lunch. The DD along with the registration form should reach the Secretary. Registration form can be downloaded from the website nsams2017.


All the authors whose papers are accepted should register and pay the registraion fee on or before 28.02.2017. The manuscript of the registered participants alone will be printed in the proceedings. Participation without contributory paper is also invited to regiser within this date. The details of registration fee are

Research Scholars/ Students : Rs. 800 /-
Faculty/ Scientists : Rs. 1,000 /-
Delegates from Industry & Others : Rs. 2,000 /-



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Organizing Committee

  • Dr. K. Baskar, Vice-Chancellor
  • Dr. A. John De Britto, Registrar
  • Dr. N. Krishnan, Dean of Science
  • Dr. D. Pathinettam Padiyan
  • Dr. K. Ganesan
  • Dr. T. R. Rajasekaran, Head of the Department
  • Dr. B. Sundarakannan, Convener
  • Dr. K. Mohanraj, Secretary
  • Dr. S. Shailajha
  • Dr. V. Sabrinathan
  • Dr. P. Deepa
  • Mrs. A. Jasmine

Advisory Committee

  • Dr. K. Baskar Vice-Chancellor
  • Dr. A. John De Britto, Registrar
  • Dr. R. Jayavel, Anna University
  • Dr. Vikram Kumar, IIT Delhi
  • Dr. B. Sreedhar, CSIR-ICT, Hyderabad
  • Dr. Sabu Thomas, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala
  • Dr. D. Mangalaraj, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore
  • Dr. C. H. Bhosale, Shivaji University, Kolhapur-416004, Mumbai
  • Dr. S. Barathan, Dean of Science, Annamalai University, Chidambaram
  • Dr. E. Subramanian, M.S. University, Tirunelveli

Tentative Speakers

  • Dr. Kuruvilla Joseph, IIST, Valimala, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
  • Dr. S. Sudhakar, Scientist, CSIR-National Physical Laboratory, New-Delhi
  • Dr. K. S. Santhosh Kumar, Scientist, VSS Centre ISRO Thiruvananthapuram-22
  • Dr. T. Theivasanthi, Kalasalingam University
  • Dr. Poonam Singh, CSIR-CECRI, Karaikudi, India
  • Dr. K. Kadirvelu, Joint Director, DRDO, Bharathiar university, Coimbatore
  • Dr. P. Murugavel, IITM
  • Dr. U. Madhusoodanan, IGCAR


Dr. K. Mohanraj, Secretary, NSAMS2017

Department of Physics
Manonmaniam Sundaranar University
Tirunvelveli 627 012
E-mail: Phone : +91-9788083079


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