ScienceConnect: Langmuir

Presented by ACS Science Talks
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10-12 OCTOBER | 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM IST

ScienceConnect: Langmuir, the ACS journal of fundamental interface science

Over 3 days, 18 scientists and researchers, with first-hand insights, will deliver live, interactive presentations, flash talks and panel discussions, in different areas of surface and colloid chemistry.  Each themed day features 6 flash talks with Q&A, followed by a panel discussion, on macromolecule and bio-interfaces, device interfaces or interfacial transport.  

Distinguished Panelist

Prof. Gilbert Walker
Distinguished Professor, Department of Chemistry
University of Toronto, Canada
Editor-in-Chief: Langmuir

Prof. Yogesh M Joshi
Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering
IIT Kanpur, India
Senior Editor: Langmuir


Ask Us Anything - ACS Member Only Q&A Session

10-12 OCT 

ACS members are invited to join Prof. Gilbert Walker,  Prof. Yogesh Joshi and the ACS India team at the close of each session to further discuss the topics and lectures from the event or information about your member benefits. 

Topics and Speakers


Day 1: Macromolecule and Bio-interfaces 


 

VSFG Study of Restructuring of Lipid Water During the Interaction of a Synuclein with Phospholipids

Speaker:
Prof. Prashant Chandra Singh
School of Chemical Sciences, Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science (IACS), Kolkata 

 

Hydrophobic Polymer and Proteins and How Osmolytes See Them

Speaker:
Prof. Jagannath Mondal
TIFR center for interdisciplinary sciences (TCIS), Hyderabad 

 

Insights into Mechanism of Anti-Freeze Activity by Type-III AFPs from Molecular Simulations

Speaker:
Prof. Sudeep N. Punnathanam
Department of Chemical Engineering, IISc- Bangalore

 

Artificial Active Matter in Complex Surroundings

Speaker:
Prof. Rahul Mangal 
Department of Chemical Engineering, IIT- Kanpur 

 

Self Assembly of Cyclic Polygon Shaped Fluid Colloidal Membranes Through Pinning

Speaker:
Prof. Prerna Sharma
Department of Physics, IISc- Bangalore

 

Influence of Co-Solvents on Thermo-responsive Polymer in Aqueous Media

Speaker:
Prof. P. Venkatesu
Department of Chemistry, University of Delhi, Delhi


Day 2:  Device Interfaces 


 

Acoustofluidics for Manipulation of Micro-objects

Speaker:
Prof. A. K. Sen
Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT- Madras

 

Novel Colloidal Transfer Lithography and its Application

Speaker:
Prof. Rabibrata Mukherjee 
Department of Chemical Engineering, IIT- Kharagpur

 

Localized Surface Plasmon Enriched III-V Nanostructured Optoelectronic Devices

Speaker:
Prof. Govind Gupta
CSIR-National Physical Laboratory, Delhi

 

Inside the Realm of Mesoscale Liquid Crystal Soft-Assemblies 

Speaker:
Prof. Dipankar Bandyopadhyay
Department of Chemical Engineering, IIT- Guwahati

 

Designing Molecular Catalyst-Plasmonic Hybrid Assembly for Photo-Driven Water Splitting

Speaker:
Prof. Arnab Datta 
Department of Chemistry, IIT- Bombay

 

Impedance Spectroscopy for the Study and Development of Enzymes as Electronic Circuitry

Speaker:
Prof. Kavita A. Pandey
Centre for Nano and Soft Matter Sciences, Bangalore


Day 3:  Interfacial Transport


 

Heteroaggregation of Colloidal Systems: Applications in Interface Science

Speaker:
Prof. Basavaraj Madivala Gurappa
Department of Chemical Engineering, IIT- Madras

 

Engineering Interfacial Transport Processes in Colloidal Droplets at Milli-micro-nano Lengthscales

Speaker:
Prof. Saptarshi Basu
Department of Mechanical Engineering, IISc- Bangalore

 

Novel Insights on Fluidic Interfaces in Thermal Applications

Speaker:
Prof. Rishi Raj 
Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT- Patna

 

Wetting and Spreading of a Sessile Droplet on Complex Microtextured Surfaces

Speaker:
Prof. Kirti Chandra Sahu 
Department of Chemical Engineering, IIT- Hyderabad

 

Modulating Rheology, Microstructure and Adsorption Properties of Graphene Oxide Suspensions

Speaker:
Prof. Prachi Thareja 
Department of Chemical Engineering, IIT- Gandhinagar

 

Action of Gravity in Deposits Left by Drying Drops

Speaker:
Prof. Sumesh P. Thampi
Department of Chemical Engineering, IIT- Madras