Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

Fourth International  Conference on

Nanotechnology for Better Living

Theme: Technological Advancements of Polymer Composites

A Tribute to  Prof. Bhowmick's 65 Birth Day: Infallible and Exciting Journey....

Venue: Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India
April 06-07, 2019

Prof. Bhowmick

*Registration is open*
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Important Links 

Appeal: Please go through the link and then proceed for the submission of abstract


No need to submit your full paper for this conference, if it is your research article.


You are welcome to submit  full paper related to polymer based composites for the special issue "Carbon Polymer Composites in Energy, Water and Bioimplats/ allied areas". Publisher: Journal of Applied Polymer Science, John Wiley & Sons (United States), link will be activated soon.....


But you are invited to submit a review article  (table of content and short abstract for the above said conference and  a CV of the corresponding author/senior author to (kamalkk @


Last date to submit your review article: 31st June, 2019


Topics for "Fourth International  Conference on Nanotechnology for Better Living-2019, Theme: Technological Advancements of Polymer Composites"

Session-1: Ingredients for plastics/elastomers/resins

Session 2: Polymerization reactions and kinetics

Session 3: Characterizations of plastics/rubbers/ composites

Session-4: Plastics

Session-5: Engineering polymeric fibers

Session- 6: Engineering polymeric films

Session-7: Engineering rubbers

Session-8: Resins

Session-9: Emerging plastic blends

Session-10: Particulate reinforced plastics/resins

Session-11: Short fiber reinforced plastics/resins

Session-12: Thermoplastic elastomers and their composites

Session-13: Advanced polymer/composite processing

Session-14: Structural composites-Long fiber/fabric

Session-15: Composites from recycled plastics, rubbers and fibers

Session-16: Energy storage and conversion

Session-17: Defense

Session-18: Biomaterials/medical implants and devices

Session-19: Water and environment

Session-20: Food packaging

Session-21: Sports and Leisure

Session-22: Automotive applications

Session-23: Rubber products

Session-24: Paints and Adhesives

Session-25: Civil Applications

Session-26: Miscellaneous applications

Session-27: Simulation of polymers composites and processing



Please submit your extended abstract (table of content (if it is review article) and abstract for the proposed book "Handbook of Fly Ash, Publisher Elsevier" to (flyash2018 @ and copy to kamalkk @ as per guidelines on the following areas (topic written in black colour only) for the "Sixth International  Conference on Nanotechnology for Better Living, Theme: Technological Advancements of Fly Ash, Nanostructured Carbons and Polymer Composites Venue: Leh (Jammu and Kashmir), Date June 19-21, 2019.


Please visit the link


Full Paper: No need to submit full paper. Your extended abstract will be treated as full paper


Please submit your detailed TOC (table of content and abstract for the proposed book, if it is a review article "Handbook of Fly Ash" to (flyash2018 @ and copy to kamalkk @ as per guidelines on the following areas (topic written in black color only)

Publisher: Elsevier

Section-A: Properties and Structure of Fly Ash

A1: Fly ash   

A2: Classifications and compositions including bottom ash and boiler slag

A3: Preparation       

A4: Functionalization

A5: Properties          

A6: Handling

A7: Special class of fly ash



-Hollow sphere/cenospheres


A8: Production around the globe             

A9: Safety and health issues

A10: Characteristics of fly ash obtained from different sources

A11: Life cycles of fly ash

A12: Extraction of valuable minerals, alloys, compounds

-Carbon (IIT Kanpur)

-Silicon (IIT-Kanpur)

-Inorganic materials and compounds

-Organic and carbon based compounds

A13: Other topics not covered in this section


Section-B: Fly Ash Reinforced Composites

B1: Synthetic thermoplastic polymer based composites

B1.1-poly(vinyl alcohol)              B1.2 -poly(acrylonitrile butadiene styrene)

B1.3-polyethylene                        B1.4-polypropylene       

B1.5-polypropylene/ethylene-propylene-diene terpolymer

B1.6-polyesteramide                     B1.7-polyvinyl chloride

B1.8-polyaniline                            B1.9-polystyrene

B1.10-polyphenylene sulphide     B1.11-polyester

B1.12-poly(propylene carbonate) B1.13-polycarbonate

B1.14-poly (methylmethacrylate) B1.15-poly(acrylonitrile)

B1.16-poly (acrylic acid)               B1.17-poly(amidoamine)

B1.18-polyamide                          B1.19-polylactic

B1.20-polybenzimidazole             B1.21-polyethersulphone

B1.22-polyoxymethylene              B1.23-polyetherether ketone

B1.24-polyetherimide                   B1.25-polyphylene oxide

B1.26-Teflon                                 B1.27-recycled polymer

B1.28-thermoplastic polyurethene

B1.29-Other thermoplastic polymer not covered in this section

B2: Synthetic thermoset polymer based composites

B2.1-Epoxy                                   B2.2-Polyester

B2.3-Phenolic                                B2.4-Polyurethane

B2.5-Polyurea                               B2.6-Phenol-formaldehyde

B2.7-Urea-formaldehyde              B2.8-Melamine

B2.9-Polyimide                             B2.10-Cynate ester

B2.11-Furan                                  B2.12-Silicone

B2.13-Thiolyte                               B2.14-Vinyl ester

B2.15-Other thermoset polymer

B2.16-Other thermoset polymer not covered in this section

B3: Elastomer based composites

B3.1-Polyisoprene/natural              B3.2-Polybutadiene

B3.3-Chloroprene                            B3.4-Butyl

B3.5-Halogenated butyl                  B3.6-Styrenebutadiene

B3.7-Nitrile                                      B3.8-Hydrogenated nitrile

B3.9-Ethylene propylene rubber     B3.10-Ethylene propylene diene rubber

B3.11-Epichlorohydrin                    B3.12-Polyacylic

B3.13-Silicone                                  B3.14-Fluorosilicone

B3.15-Fluoroelastomer                    B3.16-Perfluoroelastomer

B3.17-Polyether block amide          B3.18-Chlorosulphonated polyethylene

B3.19-Ethylene vinyl acetate           B3.20-Thermoplastic elastomer

B3.21-Polysulfide                            B3.22-Recycled rubber

B3.23-Other elastomers, not covered above

B4: Geopolymer based composites

B5: Metal matrix composites


B5.2-aluminium and boroncarbide

B5.3-aluminum and silicone carbide

B5.4-aluminum-silicone alloy


B5.6-Other metal based composites, not covered above

B6: Ceramic matrix composites

B6.1-barium zirconate titanate ceramic



B6.4-zirconia composite

B6.5-aluminum oxide ceramic composite

B7: Fiber reinforced composites

B8: Carbon based composites

 Section-C: Applications of Fly Ash



-traditional concrete

-alkali activated concrete

-geopolymer concrete           

C3-Bricks and blocks

C4-Lightweight aggregates                   C5-Road construction

C6-Soil stabilization                               C7-Asphalt filler

C8-Waste water treatment                    C9-Acid treatment

C10-Scrubber sludge solidification

C11-Oil/gas well sludge solidification/detoxification

C12-Mineral wool                                 C13-Bricks for radiation protection

C14-Boards                                           C15-Li-ion battery (anode) IIT Kanpur

C16-Machine tool                                  C17-Oil recovery

C18-Electrostatic charge dissipation     C19-Dielectric

C20-Pressure sensitive sensor

C21-Electromagnetic interference (EMI) shielding

C22-Anticorrosive coating

C23-Drilling fluid additive as a substitute for bentonite       

C24-Fil for food packaging


C26-Other applications, not covered in this section


Due Date for submission of Abstract

and Table of Content:May-15, 2018

Due Date for submission of Full Article: December, 2018


Guidelines for submission of Abstract




Author1 and Author2 in 12 points Times New Roman font, cap/lower case, single-spaced, normal and centred.

1Affiliation l in 10 points Times New Roman font, cap/lower case, single-spaced, italic and centred

2Affiliation 2

 (Please dont write designation of authors)


For example: Sample copy


Particle Size and Crystallographic Orientation of Controlled Electrodeposition of Platinum Nanoparticles on Carbon Nanotubes as Catalyst for Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell


Raghunandan Sharma1and Kamal K. Kar1, 2, #

Advanced Nanoengineering Materials Laboratory

1Materials Science Programme and 2Department of Mechanical Engineering

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Kanpur-208016, India



Content of Abstract: Importance and objectives

(200 words,10 points Times New Roman font)

Detailed table of Content: Topics are to be covered

Page limit of full Article: 30 pages, to be submitted by December, 2018

The abstract should be written on a single A4 page and submitted electronically as e-mail attachments, preferably in Microsoft Word (.docx files), at the address: flyash2018 @ and copy to kamalkk @ before December 31, 2018.


Guidelines for submission of Full Article will be communicated to the authors, if the abstract is accepted by the Editor of the books

Sample Copy of Table of Content


For more information please contact


Fourth International Conference on Nanotechnology for Better Living, 2019

Prof. Kamal K. Kar

Advanced Nanoengineering Materials Laboratory

Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science Programme

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Kanpur-208016, (UP) India
Email: flyash2018 @ and copy to kamalkk @

Phone :+91-512-2597687 (O),+91-512-2598703(R), 09415081153, 08005059301
Fax : +91-512-597459, +91-512-597408