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IJAA - BNERC India Japan Seminar - Final Schedule IJAA - BNERC Joint India - Japan International Symposium on Advanced Science and Technology

IJAA- BNERC Joint India - Japan International Symposium on Advanced Science and Technology, 7 th and 8 th December 2012 Inoue Enryo Hall, Hakusan Campus, Toyo University, Tokyo, Japan.

IJAA- BNERC Joint India - Japan International Symposium on Advanced Science and Technology

JAA – NEERI International Conference on "New Age Science and Technology for Sustainable Development" and "3 rd Annual Conference of Indian JSPS Alumni Association" NEERI, Nagpur on 6-7 August 2012 - Organizing under Celebration of 60 th Year of diplomatic relations of India and Japan.

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PROGRAMME IJAA-NEERI INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON “New Age Science and Technology for Sustainable Development” and “3rd Annual Conference on Indian JSPS Alumni Association” August 06-07, 2012

Venue: Hotel Radisson Blu, Nagpur Day 1, August 06, 2012 (Monday)
8:30- 9:30 Hrs
Registration (Pre-function Area)
Transport for delegates staying at NEERI Guest House will be available at 8:00
Inaugural Session (Summit)
09:30-09:35 Hrs.
Lighting of lamp
Prof. Khedkar, Mr. Satomi, Dr. Higuchi, Dr.Wate, Prof. Sakthi Kumar, Dr. S. Rayalu, Dr. Rajesh Biniwale
09:35-09:40 Hrs.
Welcome Address
Dr. S.R. Wate, Director, NEERI
09:40-09:50 Hrs.
Opening Remarks
Prof. D. Sakthi Kumar, Chairman, IJAA
09:50-09:55 Hrs.
Overview of conference
Dr. Rajesh Biniwale, Principal Scientist NEERI and Organizing Secretary
09:55-10:05 Hrs.
Address From JSPS and Release of book of abstracts
Mr. Akihiko Satomi, Head, Oversees Division, JSPS, Japan
10:05-10:25 Hrs.
Inaugural Address
Prof. Mohan Khedkar, Vice Chancellor, Sant Gadge Baba Amaravati University
10:25- 10:35 Hrs.
Felicitations Talk
Dr. Shinichi Higuchi, First Secretary, Science and Technology, Japan Embassy
10:35-10:45 Hrs.
Vote of Thanks
Dr. Sadhana Rayalu, Scientist & Head, Environmental Materials Division, NEERI
Tea- 10:45-11:15 Hrs (Venue: Summit )
11:15- 12:50 Hrs.
First Session
Chairman: Prof. Mohan Khedkar Rapporter: Dr. Nitin Labhsetwar
11:15-11:55 Hrs.
Plenary Lecture 1 "Water condensation in air upon UV-light irradiation: Is there any relevance in environmental science?"
Dr. Keitaro Yoshihara, Emeritus Professor, Institute for Molecular Science/Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST)/Graduate University for Advanced Studies
11:55-12:35 Hrs.
Plenary Lecture 2 “Mathematical modeling for a new geological age”
Dr. R.N. Singh, Former Director , NEERI and INSA Senior Scientist, CSIR-NGRI, Hyderabad
12:35- 12:45 Conference Photograph
Lunch 12:45- 13:30 Hrs (Venue: Food Tent)
13:30 to 16:15 Hrs.
Second Session
Chairman: Prof. Maekawa Toru Rapporter: Dr. Amit Bansiwal
13:30-14:00 Hrs
Invited talk 1, "Issues on urban sustainability of Japan and India
Prof. Yozo Fujino, Dept. of Civil Engineering, The University of Tokyo
14:00-14:30 Hrs.
Invited talk 2: "Creation of Harmonic Structure Metallic Materials with Outstanding Mechanical Properties"
Prof. Kei Ameyama, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Ritsumeikan University
14:30-15:00 Hrs.
Invited talk 3: “Adsorbed Natural Gas for Onboard Storage: Mutliscaling from Molecules to Transport”
Prof. Ganapathy Ayappa, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
15:00-15:30 Hrs.
Invited talk 4: “Identification & Development of biomarkers on occupational and environmental exposure scenarios”
Dr. K Krishnamurthi, Scientist & Head, Environmental Health Division, NEERI
15:30-15:45 Hrs
Introduction of Tokyo University
Mr. Hiroshi Yoshino, Director, The University of Tokyo India Office
Tea 15:45- 16:00 Hrs (Venue: Food Tent)
16:00-18:15 Hrs.
Third Session
Chairman: Dr. Usha Goswami Rapporter: Miss Shilpi Karmakar
16:00-16:30 Hrs.
Invited Talk 5: Creation of nanostructures via self-assembly and their application to bio-medical studies
Prof. Maekawa Toru, Bio Nano Electronics Research Center, Toyo University, Japan
16:30-17:00 Hrs.
Invited talk 6: “Combination of CDK inhibitor and Gemcitabine for the treatment of Pancreatic Cancers”
Dr. Arun Balakrishna, Senior Vice President, Piramal Life Sciences Limited, Mumbai
17:00-17:15 Hrs.
Introduction of Ritsumeikan University
Mr. Satoshi Hata, General Manager, Ritsumeikan India Office
18:30- 19:15 Hrs Cultural Programme (Indian classical Dance) Venue: Summit
Workshop Banquet 19:30 Hrs (Venue: Hotel Radisson Blu, Summit & Food Tent) Transport between Hotel and
NEERI will be available during please check up timings
Day 2, August 07, 2012 (Tuesday)
09:30 -09:40 Hrs.
Inauguration of Poster Session (near Food Tent)
09:40-11:25 Hrs.
Fourth Session
Chairman: Dr. R.N. Singh Rapporter : Mrs. Meenal Joshi
09:40-10:20 Hrs.
Plenary Lecture 3: “Recent advances in marine biotechnology with reference to genes and bioactive molecules from the sea”
Dr. Usha Goswami, Emeritus Scientist, National Institute of Oceanography, Goa
10:20-10:50 Hrs
Invited talk 7: Sustainable Development and Role of Chemist, Chemical Engineer & Biotechnologist
Dr. M.K.N. Yenkie, Director Laxminarayan Institute of Technology, Nagpur and Registrar, RTM Nagpur University
10:50-11:20 Hrs.
Invited talk 8: “Materials for Environment and Energy Resource Related Applications”
Dr. S.R. Rayalu, Scientist & Head, Environmental Materials Division, NEERI
11:20-11:35 Hrs.
Introduction to Toyo University
Mr. Isamu Murayama, Director, Global Initiatives Office, Toyo University
Tea- 11:35-11:50 Hrs (Venue: Preconference Area)
11:50-12:50 Hrs.
Fifth Session: Flash presentation of posters
Students and Poster presenters
13:00- 13:30 Hrs
Sixth Session
Concluding Session
  • Panel Discussion: Areas for Future Collaborations
  • Prize Distribution for Posters
Dr. S.R.Wate Dr. S. Higuchi Prof. Maekawa Toru Mr. Akihiko Satomi


Technical Programme

International Conference on Futuristic Science and Technology in Frontier areas & 2nd Annual Conference of Indian JSPS Alumni Association, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India

August 5-6, 2011


Inauguration Function of ICFST 2011:

Honorable Speakers of ICFST 2011:

Valedictory Function of ICFST 2011:

Assorted including Gala Dinner ICFST 2011:
Day 1: August 5, 2011
09.00 – 09.30h
09.15 – 10.30h
10.30 – 11.00h TEA
09.00 August 5-6, 2011 – 11.00h
Presentation of University Booths from Japan
Title of presentation
Invited Speaker
Chair: Prof. K. Radhakrishanan
11.00 - 11.45h
Keynote address:
Globalization and Technological Innovation in Accelerator Science
Prof. Atsuto Suzuki,
Director General, High Energy Accelerator Research Organization (KEK), Japan
Chair: Prof. Atsuto Suzuki & Dr. GS. Bhuvasehwar
11.45 – 12.15h
Creation of nanostructures via self-assembly and their application to bio-nano fusion technology
Prof. Toru Maekawa
Director, BNERC, Toyo University, Japan
12.15 – 12.45h
Role of Women Scientists in National Development
Dr. Vinita Sharma
Advisor, DST, New Delhi
12.45 – 13.15h
Medical Devices Development & Industrial Linkages: Chitra’ 30 years experiences
Dr. GS. Bhuvasehwar
Head, BMT wing, SCTIMST
13.15 – 14.00h LUNCH
Chair: Prof. Kazuo Tanaka & Dr. Jacob Punnose
14.00 – 14.30h
Science and Crime
Dr. Jacob Punnose, IPS
Director General of Police, Kerala
14.30 – 15.00h
Current focus and future requirements of veterinary research in the country
Dr. B. Ashok, IAS
Vice Chancellor, Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University
15.00 –15.15h TEA
Chair: Prof. Toru Maekawa & Dr. Vinita Sharma
15.15 – 15.45h
Non-linear Laser Plasma Interactions Using Ultra-intense Lasers
Prof. Kazuo Tanaka
Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University, Japan
Prof. G. Ravindra Kumar
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai
16.00 – 17.30h: General Body Meeting- Indian JSPS Alumni Association
11.00 – 15.00h Posters Presentation
19.00-21.00h DINNER at Kovalam Beach
Day 2: August, 2011
Chair: Prof. M. Radhakrishna Pillai & Prof. Shosaku Kashiwada
09.30 – 10.00h
Single-molecule imaging studies of meso-scale raft domains in cell plasma membranes
Prof. Ken-ichi Suzuki
Associate Professor, Kyoto University / Visiting Associate Professor, NCBS / PRESTO-JST Researcher, Japan
10.00 – 10.30h
Cancer stem cells in tumor pathogenesis and treatment failure
Prof. M. Radhakrishna Pillai
Director, Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Biotechnology, Trivandrum
10.30 – 10.45h TEA
Chair: Prof. Ken-ichi Suzuki & Prof. Jemmis Eluvathingal
10.45 – 11.15h
Impact of High Performance Computing in Chemistry
Prof. Jemmis Eluvathingal D
Director, IISER, Trivandrum
11.15 – 11. 45h
Malformations and toxicity mechanism of silver nanoparticles in the medaka fish embryo model
Prof. Shosaku Kashiwada
BNERC, Toyo University
11.45 – 12. 15h
Challenges and opportunities of higher education in India
Prof. Suresh V.S. Rana
Vice Chancellor Bundelkhand University, UP
12.15 – 12. 45h
Porous materials with diverse scale sizes for utilization of bio-functions
Prof. Yoshiyuki Yokogawa
GSE, Osaka City University
12.45 – 13.45h LUNCH
Chair: Prof. A. Jayakrishnan & Prof. Yoshiyuki Yokogawa
13.45 – 14.15h
Polymeric Prodrugs of Amphotericin B
Prof. A. Jayakrishnan
Vice Chancellor, Kerala Univerisity
14.15 – 14.45h
Synthesis of carbon-based structures and its medical applications
Prof. Takashi Uchida
BNERC, Toyo University
14.45 - 15.15h
Solar Variability and its Influence on the Near-Earth Space Environment
Prof. Badruddin
Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh
15.15 – 16.00h Valedictory function
16.00-16.30h HIGH TEA
10.00 – 15.00h Posters Presentation


Seminar and Indian JSPS Alumni get together

Seminar Topic:

"Recent Advances and Future Directions in Science and Technology"
Venue: Seminar Hall, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IITD), New Delhi
Date: May 10-11, 2010

10 May 2010
Starting from 9.00, Coffee, Snacks
10.00 –
"Shake hands with Japanese Universities " Booths: Organized by JSPS Alumni Members for Different Japanese Universities (Person in charge: Dr. Sanjay, Convener, Local Organizing Committee, Delhi)
12.30 – 14.00
Lunch Break
Seminar Inauguration:
14.00 – 15.00 Inauguration by Mr. Masashi MIZUKAMI, charge d'affaires, Embassy of Japan, India Presided by Chairman, Indian JSPS Alumni Association
Welcome speech
Dr. Pravin D. Kunte, General Secretary, Indian JSPS Alumni Association
Presidential Address
Prof. D. Sakthi Kumar, Chairman, Indian JSPS Alumni Association
Inaugural Address
Mr. Masashi MIZUKAMI, charge d'affaires, Embassy of Japan, India.
Release of News Letter – (Persons in Charge: Sub Editors – Since Editor is not attending the function)
Felicitation speeches:
Prof. Surendra Prasad, Director, IIT Delhi, India
Prof. Yozo Fujino, University of Tokyo, Japan Senior Program Officer, Research Center for Science Systems, JSPS
Prof. Sanjay Dhande, (Director, IIT Kanpur) Chairman DST- JSPS forum (Confirmation awaited)
Dr. A.K. Sood, Head, International Division, DST, India (Confirmation awaited)
Dr. Virendra Shankar (Former Scientific Councellor, Indian Embassy, Tokyo)
Thanks giving
Dr. Kailash Manda, Vice Chairman, Indian JSPS Alumni Association
15.00 – 15.45 Key–Note Address –
"Background and Bases of Manufacturing in Japan"
Prof. Manabu Kiuchi Teikyo Heisei University, Japan (Council member, Japan-India Science Council of JSPS)
15.45 – 16.00
Tea Break
Invited Talks
16.00 – 16.30
"Research on Nanotechnology and Activities in Japan"
Prof. Yoshio Bando Chief Operating Officer (COO), International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (MANA), National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), Tsukuba, Japan.
16.30 – 17.00
"Synthesis and application of nanostructures for switching and sensing devices"
Prof. B. R. Mehta, Dept. of Physics, IIT D, New Delhi, India.
17.00 – 17.30
"Biomaterials for Innovative Applications"
Prof. A. Jayakrishnan , Vice Chancellor, Kerala University, India.
17.30 – 18.00
"Excitement in Creativity and Inventions" Prof. A. Misra, Chairman - India, Intellectual Ventures (Former Director IIT B, Mumbai)
18.00 – 19.30
Shake Hands with Japanese Universities Booths: Organized by JSPS Alumni Members for Different Japanese Universities (Person in charge: Dr. Sanjay, Convener, Local Organizing Committee, Delhi)
19.30 – 21.00
Gala Dinner (Dress Code: Formals or Indian attire)
11 May 2010
8.30 – 9.00
Executive Committee Meeting
9.00 – 10. 30
General Assambly – Indian JSPS Alumni Members Introduction of JSPS officials to alumni members – Prof. D. Sakthi Kumar "JSPS Support for JSPS Alumni Association Activities" Mr. Hisashi Kato, Head, JSPS Overseas Fellowship Division Memories – during Japan Life: By Senior JSPS Alumni Members (max. 6 members) (Coordinators: Dr. Rajeev and Dr. Annie John – Joint Secretaries) Discussion Regarding JSPS Alumni Activities etc.
10.30 – 12.00
Formation Different chapters in India and Selection of official bearers for the chapters.
Concluding Remarks by Prof. D. Sakthi Kumar, Chairman, Indian JSPS Alumni Association
Over all Coordination: Dr. Kailash Manda and Dr. Pravin Kunte supported by Local Organizing Committee (Dr. Sanjay Dhakate, Convener)
Finance Coordination: Dr. C. M. Joseph , Treasurer

Organized by: Indian JSPS Alumni Association
Sponsored by: JSPS, Japan
Supported by: Embassy of Japan, India & IIT Delhi

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