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Title of the Event:

1. Time:

December 15-16, 2016
2. Venue:
College Auditorium
St. Paul’s Cathedral Mission College
33/1 Raja Rammohan Roy Sarani, Kolkata 700009

3. Organized by:
Department of Physics
St. Paul’s Cathedral Mission College
33/1 Raja Rammohan Roy Sarani, Kolkata 700009

in collaboration with
Calcutta Institute of Theoretical Physics
4/1 Mohan Bagan Lane, Kolkata 700004

4. Advisory Board:

Prof. Dilip Kumar  Basu, Calcutta Institute of Theoretical Physics
Prof. Amitava Raychaudhuri, University of Calcutta
Prof. Deb Shankar Ray, Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science
Prof. Asit Datta, University of Calcutta
Prof. Somenath Sarkar, University of Calcutta
Prof. Sibaji Raha, Formerly at Bose Institute


5. Academic Activity:
Keynote Address
Prof. P. N. Ghosh, the former V. C. of Jadavpur University
Introductory Topic: Resource persons:
Laser and its Applications.

Prof. A. K. Datta, University of Calcutta

Prof. T. Ganguly,Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science

Thrust Areas: Resource persons:
Fiber Optics Prof. A. K. Ghatak, Formerly of Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
Laser Spectroscopy Prof. S. B. Rai, Banaras Hindu University
Non-linear optics Prof. U. Chatterjee, University of Burdwan
Nano-photonics Prof. S. Banerjee, University of Calcutta
Bio-photonics Prof. P. K. Palit, formerly of Central Research Institute for Jute and Allied Fibres- ICAR


The Technical Sessions will also include Poster and Oral presentations of contributed papers from registered participants. Abstracts of the contributed papers will be published in the Proceedings of the Conference.

6.. Program Schedule: (This is tentative and subject to change):


December 15, 2016

Registration: (9:00-10:00 A.M.)
Inaugural Session: (10:00 A.M. to 12:00 Noon)
Welcome Address
Chief Guest’s Address
Keynote Address
Vote of Thanks
Tea break: (12:00 Noon to 12:15 P.M.)
Technical Session I: (12:15 P.M. to 1:00 P.M)
Invited Talk I:
Lunch Break: (1:00 to 1:45 P.M)
Technical Session II:1:45 to 3:15 P.M)
Invited Talk II:
Invited Talk III:
Tea break: (3:15 to 3:30 P.M.)
Technical Session III: (3:30 to 5:00 P.M.)
Invited Talk IV:
Contributed papers: Poster Session

December 16, 2016

Technical Session IV: (10:00 to 11:30 A.M.)
Invited Talk V:
Invited Talk VI:
Tea break: (11:30 to 11:45 A.M.)
Technical Session V: (11:45 A.M. 1:15 P.M.)
Invited Talk VII:
Invited Talk VIII:
Lunch Break: (1:15 to 2:00 P.M)
Technical Session VI: (2:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M.)
Contributed Papers: Oral Presentation
Tea break: (3:00 to 3:30 P.M.)
Technical Session VII: (3:30 P.M. to 4:30 P.M.)
Panel Discussion
Valedictory Session: (4:30 P.M. onwards)


7. Participation:

Participation will be by registration only. Teachers, students and scholars from colleges, universities and research institutes are invited to register. Registration Fee of Rs 500/- may be paid either in the form of demand draft in favour of the “St. Paul’s Cathedral Mission College” payable at Kolkata or by paying at the venue. Persons interested to participate are requested to download the Registration Form (Click here to download), duly fill it and either send it to the college address or send a scanned copy of the duly filled in Registration Form to the e-mail address

Completed Registration Form should reach within December 05, 2016.

8.. Contributed Papers are invited:

Abstracts of papers on the topics as categorized in the Thrust Areas of the conference are invited from interested teachers and research scholars from colleges, universities and research institutes.A selected number among the submitted papers will be considered for presentation and publication in the proceedings. Authors of the selected articles must register themselves for the conference before December 05, 2016. Abstracts in doc format must reach the conveners through e-mail latest by November 28, 2016. Authors of the accepted papers will be notified within November 30, 2016.

Please note that the size of the abstract should preferably be limited within 300 words. The size of the poster must not exceed 1mX 1m.In case there are more than one author the presenter in the conference will only receive the certificate.





For any query on the conference please contact the conveners

  1. Dr. Amitava Sil - (+91) 98300 89087
  2. Dr. Susil Sarkar- (+91) 98300 93747

or write to our official e-mail address at