The department of Sciences, Amrita School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore Campus is organizing the first international conference on Advanced Materials, SCICON’16 – Materials for a Better Tomorrow on December 19 - 21, 2016. The conference will cover most of the advanced Materials for a Better Tomorrow.

Amrita University was started by the world-renowned humanitarian leader, Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi, Amma. As Chancellor of the University, Amma continues to guide the university's mission and growth. Amrita University is a multi-campus, multi-disciplinary research university that is accredited 'A' by NAAC and is ranked as one of the best research universities in India. The university is spread across five campuses in three states of India - Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka, with the University headquarters at Ettimadai, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.  Coimbatore is located at the foothills of Western Ghats blessed with a wonderful climate. There are places nearby Coimbatore to visit including Top slip, Valparai and Ooty to name just a few. As a part of the conference and welcome you to Coimbatore, we will provide a guided tour that you might want to explore further after the meeting. 

As part of conference, the SCICON’16 team announce the SCICON award for two Student Poster and oral presentations.

In addition, abstracts of all scientific contributions will be brought out as proceedings with ISBN number and selected papers will be published in Scopus indexed journal which will be intimated later. All conference participants are invited to contribute. The abstracts should be submitted electronically at


A unique aspect of this conference is its broad scope, addressing the many diverse fields of Material Science. The goal of the meeting is to bring together international researchers, from academia and industry, to communicate and share the latest developments across the broad and diverse fields of Materials for a Better Tomorrow.


  • Biomaterials
  • Electronic and Magnetic Materials
  • Materials for green technology
  • High Energy Materials
  • Materials for Energy applications
  • Materials for water purification
  • Nanomaterials
  • Non linear and Optical materials
  • Polymeric materials
  • Nanocomposites


The SCICON’16 International Conference on ‘Advanced Materials’ will be held at the Amriteswari Hall (complex) of Amrita University Coimbatore. The scientific lectures will take place in the E-learning Studio, Sri Krishna Hall, Sudhamani Hall, etc and the poster session will be in Amriteswari Hall complex.

The conference registration on Sunday, 18th December 2016, will be just in front of the Amriteswari Hall(complex).


  • The poster session will take place in the Amriteshwari Hall (complex).
  • Poster Prizes-There will be 5 poster prizes to be given to outstanding poster presentations.

Important Dates

Abstract Submission Opens March 1st
Abstract Submission Closes July 31st
Early bird registration May 1 - July 31
Acceptance Notification August 15th
Conference Registration Opens August 15th
Registration Closes October 15th
Conference Dates 19- 21 December, 2016

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Dr. T. G. Satheesh Babu
Organizing Secretary, SCICON 16
Department of Sciences
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham
Coimbatore, 641 112


About Amrita University

Amrita University Coimbatore CampusPlaced in a serene setting right in the lap of nature, sprawling in a 400-acre campus, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham traces its roots back to 1994, when it started as the Amrita Institute of Science and Technology, at the foothills of the Western Ghats in the Coimbatore district of Tamil Nadu. Today, Amrita University is a multi-campus, multi-disciplinary Deemed University that is spread across five campuses in three states of India - Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka, with the University headquarters at Ettimadai, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. The University is managed by the Mata Amritanandamayi Math... Read More »»

About the Department of Sciences

The Department is started in the year 1994 and presently it has 27 faculty members with 21 PhDs from various universities in India and abroad. The Department offers Five year integrated MSc and PhD programs in Physics and Chemistry.The Department has expertise in various fields such as Theoretical Nuclear and Quantum Physics, Biosensors, Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology, Biomaterials, Fuel cells, Electrochemistry, Organometallics, Quantum Optics, Non linear optics, Medicinal Organic Chemistry, Computational Chemistry, Solar cells, Thin films, Corrosion, Environmental Chemistry, Ion traps, Atomic physics and Laser Materials Processing. The Department has several Research labs with state of the facilities which include Biosensor Research Lab, Materials Synthesis and Processing Lab, Biochemistry Materials Research Lab, Dhanvanthari Lab, Nonlinear Optics Lab and Particle Dynamics Lab... Read More»


Event Details
2016-12-19 08:30 to 2016-12-21 17:00




Contact Person: 

Department of Sciences
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham
Coimbatore Campus
Coimbatore - 641112