About Conference

The Conference

    The Chemical Engineering Department of Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute  of  Technology  (SVNIT) -  Surat, one  of  the premier  National Institutes  of  Technology  in  India,  is   organizing  an  International conference on  Nanotechnology Applications: Chemical, Energy and Environment (NACEE-2017) on 22nd and 23rd March, 2017. The conference has the following themes:
  • Nanotechnology for Chemical, Energy and Environmental Applications

  • Nanoparticles Synthesis

  • Bio-Nanotechnology

  • Interfacial Science and Colloids: Nanotechnology

  • Stability of Nanomaterials

  • Microfluidics for Nanotechnology

  • Lab-on-a-Chip for Nanoparticles Synthesis

  • Nanomilling

  • Nanomedicine and Drug Delivery Systems

  • MEMs in Nanotechnology

  • Chemical-Biochemical Sensors

  • Nanocomposites

  • Fate of Nanomaterials

About the Institute

Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology - Surat known as SVNIT - Surat was set up with the objective to provide high quality technical education to meet the needs of the Nation in the present competitive world. This Institute was established in 1961 for imparting technical education in Chemical, Civil, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering. The UG programme in Chemical Engineering was started in the year 1995-96. In exercise of the powers conferred by section 3 of the University Grants Commission (UGC) Act, 1956, the Central Government, on the advice of the University Grants Commission, has declared the Sardar Vallabhbhai Regional College of Engineering & Technology (SVREC), Surat as Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology (SVNIT), Surat with status of “Deemed University” with effect from 4th December 2002. The Institute has been granted the status of ‘Institute of National Importance’ w.e.f. Aug.15, 2007.

About Chemical Engineering Department, SVNIT.

Chemical Engineering Department of Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat was started in 1995-96. As a separate Department, its potential has been recognized as a rich resource of well trained Chemical Engineers. It is today one of the premier Departments of this college. The Department has built up a comprehensive research infra structure with top-notch facilities for carrying cutting-edge teaching and research. Constant efforts are being put up to make this department to be ranked as one of the best in India within next few years. The Department strives to provide graduate students with facilities and environment that are conducive for creative and dynamic work. Chemical Engineering is the most sought after branch in the state of Gujarat.


Organizing Committee

Prof. S.R. Gandhi
Director, SVNIT

Dr. Mausumi Mukhopadhyay
Dr. V. N. Lad
Dr. Chetan M. Patel
Dr.  Z. V. P. Murthy

Organizing Department

Department of Chemical Engineering
Sardar Vallabbhhai National Institute of Technology - Surat

Plenary/Keynote Speakers

Places to visit

A port city, Surat is one of the most important places in the state of Gujarat. A major industrial hub, it is a city with a high standard of living. The importance of the city grows with the fact that the flourishing diamond cutting and polishing industry in Surat is the best in the world. Surat is first major city en route to Gujarat from Mumbai, and makes a good base to explore southern Gujarat. Surat was once renowned for its silk weaving and brocade. The city still thrives as a textile center, mainly for its polyster fabrics.

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