KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Founder Director, International and Inter University Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

Dr. Sabu Thomas is a Professor of Polymer Science & Engineering, School of Chemical Sciences and Founder Director, International and Inter University Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology at Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala. Full Professor from 1997 onwards, Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry. Cited in the list of Most Productive Researchers in India- 5th Position, 2008, Listed in the Most Cited Researchers in Materials Science and Engineering by Elsevier Scopus Data 2016, Former Dean of Technology and Applied Sciences and Syndicate Member).

Dr. Sabu Thomas

Dr. Alexander Seifalian

CEO and Professor Nanotechnology & Regenerative Medicine

Dr. Alexander Seifalian, Professor of Nanotechnology and Regenerative Medicine worked at the Royal Free Hospital and University College London for over 26 years. He published more than 647 peer-reviewed research papers, and registered 14 UK and International patents. He is currently CEO of NanoRegMed Ltd, working on the commercialisation of his research. In 2007 he was awarded the top prize in the field for the development of nanomaterials and technologies for cardiovascular implants by Medical Future Innovation, and NanoRegMed Ltd.The London BioScience Innovation Centre, London, United Kingdom in 2009 he received a Business Innovation Award from UK Trade & Investment (UKTI). He has over 15,000 media report from his achievement, include BBC, ITV, WSJ, CNN, and many more.

Research Advisor, Professor at Jaypee University of Information Technology

Dr. Sukumar Basu obtained his Ph.D. in Solid-state Chemistry in 1973 from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (IIT), India. He was an expert in the project evaluation committee of Department of Science & Technology (DST), Government of India, and External expert of MIT-Singapore Alliance project. He was joint investigator of a project on sensors from Swedish Research Council (SRC) in Linkoping University, Sweden and also a Joint investigator of a tri-nation project on Materials Engineering involving South Africa-India–Brazil (IBSA Project). Prof. Basu is the reviewer of scientific papers submitted to several renowned international journals on chemistry, physics, Materials science and sensors.

Dr. Sukumar Basu