The International Conference on Current Trends in Materials Science and Engineering (CTMSE 2018), being organized in Kolkata, India is an interdisciplinary forum on all aspects of materials science and engineering, quantum phenomenon and related topics. The conference is jointly organized by the Institute of Engineering & Management, Kolkata and the S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Kolkata. Some of the topics included in the conference are Computational Materials, Engineering Application of Materials, Emerging Materials and Applications, Graphene and other 2D Materials, Carbon Nanostructures and Devices, Semiconductor Devices, Magnetic Nanostructures and Nanodevices, Spintronics, Emerging Smart Materials, Multifunctional Materials, Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology, Composite and Ceramic Materials, Soft Materials, Environmental and Green Materials, Sustainable Materials, Materials in Industry, Materials in Research and Nanobiotechnology and Nanomedicine. The special session on Quantum Phenomenon will include the topics of Bose Einstein condensation and Higgs Boson. The areas enlisted above encompass both science and engineering, and several disciplines within chemistry, physics and polymer science on the science side; chemical, biochemical engineering, mechanical and electrical engineering on the engineering side. It will serve as an excellent platform for the budding scientific community to meet experts in respective fields and to exchange thoughts, extend worldwide collaborative work and establish an open forum of discussion and strategic implementation of upcoming technologies to overcome major scientific problems. Our speakers are from various disciplines and our conference committee members are eminent researchers and faculty members from world renowned institutions. It will include plenary talks and keynote lectures delivered by eminent speakers besides scientific paper presentations and poster contributions. We hope and believe that our international conference ‘CTMSE 2018’ will prove to be a great learning opportunity and an enriching experience for all the participants.
Kolkata, the former British colonial stronghold is a major city in the eastern part of India. It is situated by the river Ganges. Kolkata is famous for its colonial edifices and modern amusement houses. The Victoria memorial is where Queen Victoria spent some years of her life. This major metropolitan city houses the oldest museum of India- the Indian Museum containing the only 'Mummy' in India. Mother Teresa House, headquarters of the international religious congregation of the Missionaries of Charity is another popular place of attraction. Some other interesting places are the Eden Garden, Millenium Park, Mohor Kunja, Bellur Math, Dakshineswar Temple, Birla Planetarium, Nicco Park, Rabindra Tirtha, Eco Park, Nicco Park, Fort William and St. Paul’s Cathedral. Nearby places to visit are Raichak, Digha, Sunderbans, Santiniketan and Darjeeling.
Institute of Engineeering & Management, Saltlake Electronics Complex, Management House, Kolkata 700091, India