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Prof. Dinesh Pandya

Title : Architecture of advanced nanomaterials for high efficiency thin film energy conversion devices
Affiliation : Adjunct Professor, I.I.T. Jammu; Formerly Professor & HoD Physics Department, I.I.T. Delhi; Alumni, Thin Film Laboratory I.I.T. Delhi.
Professor Dinesh Pandya earned his Ph.D. degree from IIT Delhi and before that his M.Sc. Physics and B.Sc. Hons. degrees from University of Delhi. He has a vast teaching & research experience of 50+ years that has been acquired at IIT Delhi and IIT Jammu. His expertise is in the primary area of Science and Technology of Thin Films & Nanomaterials which has been applied to the fabrication of advanced nanostructured materials tailored for novel device applications in the areas of Solar Cells, PEC Cells, Thermoelectrics, Spintronics and Nanomagnetism, GMR sensors, Transparent Conducting Oxides, High Tc Superconducting Thin Films, Semiconducting & Optoelectronic Materials, Chemical Bath Deposition and Electrodeposition, Sputter and Ion-beam Deposition, etc. He has supervised 25 Ph.D. students in these areas and many other Masters and Bachelors students for their major projects. He has 250+ publications in journals of repute with 8000 citations and i10 index of 99 & h-index of 33.
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Prof. M V Reddy

Title : Recent advances in materials for Energy storage
Affiliation : Energy Storage Technology at New graphite world (Nouveau Monde Graphite) (NMG), Quebec, Montreal, Canada
Dr. M.V. Reddy obtained his Ph. D (2003) in the area of Materials Science and Engineering (with highest distinction) from the University of Bordeaux, France. From July 2003 to May 2019, he worked at the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Chemistry and Physics, National University of Singapore (NUS). Singapore. June 2019 to Aug 2021, he had worked at the Centre of Excellence in Transportation Electrification and Energy Storage, Hydro-Québec, Canada. Currently working as a Senior Professional Researcher and group leader in Energy Storage Technology at Nouveau Monde Graphite (New graphite world) (NMG), Quebec, Montreal, Canada. Over the past 21 years, he has conducted leading research on Materials for Energy Storage (cathodes, anodes, supercapacitors and electrolytes), Materials processing & characterization, Nanotechnology, Energy and environment and the development of in situ techniques for Energy storage renewable technologies. Dr. Reddy has published 220 papers in various international journals. He has obtained an h-index of 71 with over 18200 citations. These have recently placed him within the top 2% highly cited researchers in Energy (world Ranking the 1002nd out of 186500 researchers) and Highly cited Researcher in Materials Science in Canada (National ranking:39) Dr. Reddy is serving as an editorial advisory board member in Materials Research Bulletin and Journal of Energy Storage (Elsevier, Scopus journal), Journal of Solid State Electrochemistry (Springer) as well as several open access journals Awards: Outstanding Science Mentorship Award (2010- 2018), and Inspiring Research Mentor Award (2011 to 2019), 2021 Battery Materials electrochemistry award from the Electrochemical Society of India, Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, India. Invited life member in ICDD USA and IPS Singapore and Global Materials Network Invited committee member in various international Research proposals, Ph.D theses examiner and conference organizations and visiting Professor at various Universities Given 213 talks ( plenary 17, key note 64 , invited 114, oral 18 ) at various international conferences and workshops & FDP related to Materials Engineering, Mechanical, Electrical, chemical Engg and Chemistry, Physics, Materials science
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Prof. Ravi Kumar

Title : To be decided
Department of Materials Science and Engineering,NIT Hamirpur, 177005 (H.P.), India
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Prof. Safir Ahmad Hashmi

Title : High Performance Polymer-based Electrolytes for Sodium Ion Batteries
Affiliation : Professor of Physics, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007, India
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Prof. Pol Vilas

Title : Energy Storage at Extreme Temperatures, Safely
Affiliation : Davidson School of Chemical Engineering, Purdue University
Vilas G. Pol is a Professor of Chemical Engineering at Purdue University, IN, USA. He authored/co-authored >260 research publications (h index 55), an inventor on 17 issued US patents and 25+ applications. He delivered hundreds of invited, keynote and plenary talks including ‘TEDx’. He is honored with 40+ international awards including from the professional AIChE, ACS, MRS, ACerS, TMS and Carbon societies. Purdue University honored him with Outstanding Engineering Teachers, Seed for Success, Most Impactful Inventors, Bravo, and Purdue Faculty Scholar awards. There are two ‘Guinness World Records’ on his name.