8-11, July 2014

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Pease see details of Pre-conference workshops. Please report at the respective venues for workshops on July 8th by 9am.


Full Technical Program of the Conference is now available to download [Revised on July 06]

Registration begins at 3PM on July 8th, and 8AM on July 9th.

Inaugural session starts at 4PM at JN Tata Auditorium on July 8th.


Special Symposium of Agriculture [see details]

Plenary and Invited talks



July 08, 2014

9am Workshops at various venues

3PM Registration at NSSC

INAUGURAL SESSION                                                                                           Main Hall


Chair: Dr. Vasudev K Aatre                                            July 08, 2014      4.00 PM –5.30 PM


PLENARY SESSION I                           Chair: Prof Anurag Kumar, IISc Bangalore          

July 09, 2014                                                               9.00 AM –10.30 AM              Main Hall


NanoEngineered Materials

Pulickel M. Ajayan, Department of Materials Science and NanoEngineering, Rice University, Houston, Texas 77005, USA


Novel RF MEMS Single pole-Multi-Throw Switch Circuits and True Time Delay Phase Shifters

Shiban K Koul, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, Hauz Khas, New Delhi-110016, INDIA



PARALLEL SESSION 1                                                 July 09, 2014 11.00AM – 12.30PM

Nano Medicine

Hall A

Prof Vijay K Varadan

Sensors in Agriculture - I

Hall B

Prof Rudra Pratap

MEMS in Consumer Electronics

Hall C

Prof K. Natarajan

Smart Materials -I

Management Seminar Hall

Prof G Mohan Rao

MEMS Devices -I

Satish Dhawan Hall

Prof. K.N. Bhat

Nanosensor systems for Neurological and Cardiac Disorders, and Diabetes: from Monitoring to Treatment including Surgery

Vijay K. Varadan, Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, PA

Cellulose based Smart Medical Patch: Its concept and Possibility

Jaewhan Kim, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Director of EAP Smart Materials and Systems, Inha University, South Korea

Applications of Nanotechnology in Agriculture:  Concept, Aspects and Prospects

Prof. Anupam Dikshit, Biological Products Lab., Botany Department, University of Allahabad,

Implications of Nanotechnology in Soil Science and Plant Nutrition

Dr. Tapan Adhikari, Indian Institute of Soil Science, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

Development of Cost-effective and Miniature  Soil-Moisture Sensors for Agricultural Applications

Prof. GK Ananthasuresh*, Nikhil Jorapur, Mukund Madhava Nath, and Ami Sampat, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, Maryam Bhagini and. Devendra Singh IIT-Bombay.

Nanotechnology and its Applications

Dr. Kota Murali, IBM (India), Bangalore

MEMS & Sensors for a New World

Vishal Goyal ST Micro, Bangalore

MEMS  for Automobile  Electronics

Guruprasad Mudhalpur, Robert Bosch Centre , Bangalore

Hot Embossing – a polymer replication technique with multiple variations opening a wide field of applications in life sciences and engineering

Mathias Heckele, Matthias Worgull,  Institute of Microstructure Technology (IMT),Karlsruhe Institute of Technology Hermann-von-Helmholtzplatz 1, 76344 Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen, Germany

Effects of Forming Gas Anneal on the Crystallinity and Mobility of Germanium Grown on Silicon Dioxide

Savitha P, Siva Penmetsa, K.N. Bhat, Centre for Nanoscience and Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India

Material Characterization and Electrical Fatigue on 1-3 Piezocomposites

Y Mohan; Arockiarajan Arunachalam, Department of Applied Mechanics, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India

Analysis of Electrical Excitation of Planar Split Ring Resonator Based Terahertz Metamaterials

Rahul Kumar, Ankit Arora, Enakshi Bhattacharya, Ananth Krishnan, Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India;  Shaumik Ray, Bala Pesala, CEERI, CSIR Campus, Chennai, India

Wafer-level Heterogeneous Integration Technology and its Applications

Shuji Tanaka  Department of Bioengineering and Robotics, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan 

Design and Process Optimization for a Vertical Comb Driven Micromirror

Meenakshi Rajasekaran ; Malar C; Shanti Bhattacharya, Enakshi Bhattacharya, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India

Parametric Design Study of a BDETF MEMS Based Resonant Sensor for Harsh Environment Applications

Raj Kishora Dash; Laxma B Reddy , University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, India

Design and Simulation of MEMS Directional Microphone

Veda Sandeep Nagaraja, S.L.Pinjare, Nitte Meenakshi Institute of Technology, Bangalore, India


ISSS STUDENT AWARD POSTERS                             July 09, 2014     12:30 PM–2:00PM


PARALLEL SESSION 2                                                 July 09, 2014       2.00PM – 3.50PM

MEMS Devices–II,

Hall A

Dr M M Nayak

Structural Health Monitorung I

Hall B

Dr Ramesh Sundaram

Smart Applications-I

Hall C

Dr Satish Chandra

Energy Harvesting

Management Seminar Hall

Dr PD Mangalgiri

Modeling & Simulation-I

Satish Dhawan Hall



Micro/Nano-scale Etch Processing

Mcnie Mark, Oxford Instruments, Plasma Technology, UK

Residual Stress in Photoresist Layer

Isha Yadav, Anupriya Katiyar, Milap Singh, Shankar Dutta

Design and Fabrication of Silicon Microstructure for Seismometer

Jiju John (Laboratory for Electro-Optics Systems, India)

Design and Simulation of Symmetric Nano/Micro Structures Using Multiple Beam Modulated Interference Lithography Technique

Devaprakasam Deivasagayam, Alfred Raj, Jackuline Moni, Karunya University, Coimbatore, India

Fabrication of Nanoindents on PDMS

Gopal Hegde,  Anitha Shiva, Nagaraj K.S, Karthick J, K. N Bhat, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India

Fiber Bragg and Etched Fiber Bragg Gratings – Newer Sensing Applications

S. Asokan, Department of Instrumentation and Applied Physics, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

Sensor Fault Diagnosis Techniques For Structural Health Monitoring

Rama Mohan Rao CSIR-Structural Engineering Research Centre, Chennai, India

Attenuation of Lamb Waves in Hybrid Carbon/Epoxy Composites with Nano Silica

P P Sreekumar, Prachi Panse, C Ramadas, Anoop Anand, Makarand Joshi, Composites Research Center, Research and Development Establishment (Engineers), Defense Research and Development Organization - Ministry of Defense, Alandi Road, Pune, India

Experimental Investigations of Metal Wire Based EMI Technique for Steel Structures

Susmita Naskar (Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India); Suresh Bhalla (Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, India)

Active Vibration Control of Smart Piezolaminated Composite Shell Structures  using Strong Field Actuation in Reversible Nonlinearity Range

Prof. Santosh Kapuria * and Yaqoob Yasin, IIT, Delhi

Active Vibration Control of Smart Structure Integrated with Lead-Free Piezoelectric Materials

Anshul Sharma, Rajeev Kumar, Rahul Vais, Vishal Chauhan, School of Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Mandi, Mandi, Himachal Pradesh, India

Parametric Study on the Resistive Shunted Piezoceramic Damping Predicted by Voltage Generation Method

Guru Brahmam, K, Kandagal S b, Vibration and acoustics laboratory, Department of Aerospace engineering, Indian Institute of science, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Spectral Finite Element Based Numerical Modelling of Panel with Surface-Mounted Piezoelectric Transducer

Ashwin Umesh, Raja Samikkannu, Sathyanarayana CN, STTD, Structural Technologies Division, CSIR – NAL, Bangalore, India

Analytical Modelling of Beams with Single Surface Bonded Piezoceramics

P.Shivashankar, S B Kandagal, Vibration and acoustics laboratory, Department of Aerospace engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

GSM Based RF Energy Harvesting

Kattilapparambu Abhfeeth (NIT Trichy, India); Ezhilarasi Deenadayalan (National Institute of Technology, Trichy, India)

Review of Power Consumption and Energy Efficiency for Electro-Mechanical Impedance (EMI) Technique

Sumedha Moharana (Shiv Nadar University, India)

Design and Modeling of MEMS Pyroelectric Cantilever for Energy Harvesting

S. Mohana Priya, K. Rathnakannan, P.R. Rajalakshmi, Dept. of Electrical and Electronics, Anna University, Chennai, India

Wind Vibration Energy Harvesting Through Macro Fiber Composites: A Probabilistic Approach

Abhishek Ghiya, Research and Development Establishment, DRDO, Pune, India; Arockiarajan Arunachalam, Sayan Gupta, Dept. of Applied Mechanics, IIT Madras, Chennai, India

Multi-layer Piezoelectric Energy Harvesters for Improved Power Generation

Rammohan Sriramdas, Sanketh Chiplunkar, C. M. Ramya, Rudra Pratap, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India; S. Jayanth Kumar, Anjana Jain, National Aerospace Laboratories, Bangalore, India;

Numerical modelling of the switching dynamics of a MEMS electrostatic actuator with structural imperfections

Giridhar Giridhar (LEOS-ISRO, India)

Monolithic Hybrid Finite Element Strategy for Coupled Structure-Electrostatic Analysis of Micromechanical Structures

Kunal Patil; Chandrasekhar Jog ; G. K.  Ananthasuresh, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

Design, Simulation and Optimization of a Piezoelectric Energy Harvester with a Mechanical Stopper

Nisha Rani Misra; Chirasree RoyChaudhuri, Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur, India

Simulation Study on Different Microcantilever Geometries for Sensing and Actuating Applications

Ravi M. Bashetti; Gousiya K. Koradur ; Kirankumar B.B ; B. G. Sheeparamatti, Basaveshwar Engineering College, Bagalkot, India

Design and Simulation of 3- Bit MEMS Electro Thermal -Compliant Actuator Based Analog to Digital Converter

Pandiyan P (RV College of Engineering, Bangalore, India); M. Umapathy, G Uma  (National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli, India)



ISSS FELICITATION SESSION                                    July 09, 2014       4.15 PM–6.45 PM

7.30PM Conference Banquet at MovenPick, Bangalore



PLENARY SESSION II                         Chair: P.V. Shashikumar, CMTI, Bangalore          

July 10, 2014                                                               9.00 AM –10.30 AM              Main Hall


Historical Developments and Potential Applications of Smart Structure Technologies

Inderjit Chopra, Alfred Gessow Rotorcraft Center, Department of Aerospace Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA


New Blind Source Separation, Sparse and Low-rank Methods for Output-only Modal Identification, Damage Detection, Data Compression and Cleansing

Satish Nagarajaiah, Professor of Civil Eng. and Professor of Mech. Eng. Rice University, Houston, TX 77005, USA 


PARALLEL SESSION 3                                                 July 10, 2014 11.00AM – 12.30PM

MEMS Devices III

Hall A

Prof Enakshi Bhattacharya

Sensors in Agriculture -II

Hall B

Prof Rudra Pratap

Structural Health Monitoring -II

Hall C

Dr Santosh Kapuria

Smart Applications –II

Management Seminar Hall

Dr. K. Vijayaraju


Satish Dhawan Hall

Prof. Murali Ghantasala

Vibration Localization in Arrays of Coupled Microresonators

John Judge The Catholic University of America

The Behaviours of Continuous Flow Xenon Difluoride Etching of Silicon

Daniel Drysdale, C.H. Wang,  (Heriot-Watt University, Memsstar, United Kingdom); Anthony O'Hara (Memsstar, United Kingdom)

A Simple and Flexible Scheme for Packaging and System Integration of MEMS Accelerometers

Swamy K. B. M, Banibrata Mukherjee, Sougata Kumar Kar, Procheta Chatterjee, Siddhartha Sen, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India

Pressure Calibration Using Peristaltic Pump

K.B.Vinayakumar, G.Naveen kumar, M.M.Nayak, N.S.Dinesh and K.Rajanna, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India

Stepping towards nano realm in agri-inputs through innovation and business planning

Sudhir Kochhar,  National agricultural Innovation project, Krishi Anusandhan Bhawan-II, Pusa, New Delhi

Bio-functionalized Nanoprobes: ‘Taming the Pesticide Dragon’

Dr. Priyanka,  Institute of Nano Science and Technology, Mohali, Punjab

Nanoremediation of Priority Chemical and Microbial Pollutants

Dr. KK Krishnani, National Institute of Abiotic Stress Management, Pune, Maharashtra

Propagation of Longitudinal Waves in an Axial Rod in Presence of Breathing Crack

Dhanashri M Joglekar and Mira Mitra* Department of Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

Monitoring Strength Gain and Fatigue Damage of RC Structure Using Embedded PZT Sensors

Naveet Kaur (Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi, India)

Lamb Wave Based Experimental and FE Simulation Studies for Damage Detection in Metallic and Composite Plates Using Geodesic Algorithm

Faeez A. Masurkar, Nitesh P. Yelve, Mira Mitra, Department of Aerospace Engineering, IIT Bombay, Powai, Mumbai, India

Detection of Debonding in Surface Bonded PZT Patches Employing Lamb Waves

Sathyanarayana CN, Raja Samikkannu, Ashwin Umesh, Dynamics and Adaptive Structures Group, Structural Technologies Division, CSIR-National Aerospace Laboratories, Bangalore, India

A New Design Procedure for Positive Position Feedback Controllers for Specified Settling Time

S. Hanagud, School of Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology

Algorithm Development for Identification of Impact Location on Composite Structures Using Fiber Bragg Grating Sensors

Augustin Joseph, Amitabha Datta, Sakthi Sathya P, Nitesh Gupta, S R Viswamurthy, Saransh Jain, Ramesh Sundaram, Advanced Composites Division, National Aerospace Laboratories, Bangalore, India

Tuning of Component Characteristics Maps in Off Design Simulation of Gas Turbines

Balaji Sankar, Brijeshkumar Shah,Dr S Ramamurthy, CSIR - National Aerospace Laboratories Bangalore, India; Rk Satpathy, RCMA, DRDO, India; Sathish Yadav, HAL, India

Design for Transportability and Health Monitoring Approach for Mooring Structure of Aerostat

Amit Kumar, R K Sharma, S C Sati, Aerial Delivery Research & Development Establishment, DRDO, Agra, India

Design of a 1 GHz Piezoelectric Micromechanical Resonator with Low Insertion Loss and High Q-Factor

Udit Rawat; Deleep Nair; Amitava DasGupta , Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India

Detection of Cations Using Smart Magnetic Nanofluids

Vellaichamy Mahendran, John Philip, Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research,Kalpakkam, India 

Effect of X-ray Radiation and Current Stress on Electrical and Reliability Characteristics of High-k Thin Films

AshwathRao, Joyline D'sa and B.R.Singh, Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad, Jhalwa, Allahabad, India

Design, Fabrication and Characterization of Spur-Line Based Band Reject Filter

Hemant Kumar Singhal,Sukomal Dey, Ananjan Basu and Shiban K. Koul,Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India

UWB Antenna with Band Notching for WLAN and INSAT Using Defected Ground Structure

Amit Chauhan, Sonia Sharma, and C.C.Tripathi, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, India

POSTER SESSION I                                                       July 10, 2014     12:30 PM–2:00PM




ISSS AWARDS SESSION                                   Chair: Prof. Balveera Reddy                       

July 10, 2014                                                                 2.00 PM –3.30 PM               Main Hall

2: 00-3:00

Presentations by Shortlisted Candidates for ISSS UG/PG/PhD Awards

3: 00-3:25

Presentation of ISSS Young Scientist Award Winner: Dr Dhananjay Bodas

3: 25-3:30

Presentation of ISSS Awards 2014


PARALLEL SESSION 4                                                 July 10, 2014            4 PM–6.10 PM

MEMS Devices IV

Hall A

Prof K Rajanna

Smart Materials -II

Hall B

Dr Prasanta Chowdhury


Structural Health Monitoring -III

Hall C

Dr Rama Mohan Rao

Smart Applications -II

Management Seminar Hall


Nano Sensors and Devices

Satish Dhawan Hall

Prof. S Mukhopadhya


Silicon Integrated Tactile  Sensor Arrays Based On  Cmos Compatible Mems Fabrication Technology

Hidekuni Takao, Kagawa University, Takamatsu 761-0396, Kagawa, Japan 

Nickel Based Out-Of-Plane MEMS Magnetometer: Design Aspects

Aditi, Central Electronics Engineering Research Institute, Pilani, India ; Ram Gopal, Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research, New Delhi, India

12.3 dB Gain and 3.2 dB NF, Capacitive Cross Coupled Common Gate LNA

Shrikant S. Bhoyar; Mayank B Thacker; Praveen Kumar Rahangdale, Dept. of Electronics Engineering, RCOEM, Nagpur, India

A Cost-effective Piezoresistive Pressure Sensor Packaging for Biomedical Application

Nagesh Ch ; Roy P Paily, Department of Electronics and Electrical Engineering, IIT Guwahati, Assam, India

Study of Organic Monolayer Modified Metal Oxide Semiconductor Devices for High Temperature Applications

Rosilin George; U. Satheesh; J. Cyril Robinson Azariah; D. Devaprakasam, Department of Nanosciences and Technology, Karunya University, Coimbatore, India

Nanometric Coating Measurement

Dr Mike Conroy and Dr Yang Yu

Semiconductor to Metal Type of Transition in Reduced Vanadium-Manganese-Oxide Thin Films

Girish M Gouda, Laboratory for Electro-Optics Systems (LEOS), ISRO, First Cross, First Stage, Peenya Industrial Estate, Bengaluru, India

Mechanical Behaviour of Pseudo-elastic NiTi Shape Memory Alloy

C.N. Saikrishna, K.V. Ramaiah, D. Paul, S.K. Bhaumik, Materials Science Division, CSIR-National Aerospace Laboratories, Bangalore, India

Effect of Milling and Seeding on Process Temperature of Pb(Zr0.52Ti0.48)O3 Thick Film

Antony Jeyaseelan A, Soma Dutta, Materials Science Division, National Aerospace Laboratories, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Bangalore, India

Analytical and Numerical Prediction of Effective Properties of 2-2 Magneto-Electro-Thermo-Elastic Composite

Kasiviswanathan Veerannan, Arockiarajan Arunachalam, Department of Applied Mechanics, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India

SiC NanoTubes - A Promising Hydrogen Storage Materials

Neelamegam Rajan Devi, Gayathri V, Dept of Phyiscs, Thiyagaragar college of Engineering, Madurai, India

Indigenous WSN Development - Challenges

Prof. V. Kamakoti, Reconfigurable Intelligent Systems Engineering (RISE) Lab, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras

Detection of Delamination in Composite Plates Using Lamb Wave Based Nonlinear Technique

Nitesh P. Yelve, Mira Mitra and P. M. Mujumdar, Department of Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, India

Transduction of Ao Lamb Mode Using Rotationally Misaligned Air-Coupled Probes in Composite Laminates

Ramadas Chennamsetti ; Irfan Khan ; Makarand Joshi ; Avinash Hood, Composites Research Center, R&DE(E), DRDO, Pune, India

Development and Benchmarking of New Wireless Sensors for Structural Health Monitoring

Deepthi T M, M S Sariga, K S Vekataraghavan, U Saravanan, V Kamakoti, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India

Impedance Based Structural Health Monitoring Using Serial Polling of Smart Piezoelectric Sensors

Bharathi Priya C (ASTaR Laboratory, CSIR-SERC, India); Gopalakrishnan N (CSIR-SERC, India); Rama Mohan Rao A (CSIR-SERC, India)

Distributed Sensor Concept for Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) of Large Structures

M P Dhanasekaran, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Trivandrum, India; D Roy Mahapatra, Dept. of Aerospace Engg, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India; R Muthukumar, Liquid Propulsion System Centre, Trivandrum, India

Nanotechnologies, Environmental Sensing and Bioinformatics –The Impending Transformation of Public Health 

Shekhar Bhansali Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Florida International University

Deep Silicon Etching:  Capabilities, Challenges and Directions for Advanced MEMS Manufacturing

David Lishan, Principal Scientist, Director-Technical Marketing, Plasma-Therm LLC

Size and charge based transport of molecules through silicon nanoporous membranes

E. Bhattacharya, H.V. B. Achar, S. Sengupta, N. P. Ratchagar, P. Bhadra and A. Chadha Indian Institute of Technology Madras

Dual-range Dual-axis In-plane Force Sensor

Santosh D B Bhargav, Shanthanu Chakravarthy, Babu T J Ramnath, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India

Nanodiagnostics: Gold nano particle based lateral flow assay test for real time diagnosis of ppr & bluetongue disease in goat and sheep

Praveen Singh*, R P Singh, S K Viswas, K K Rajak, A B Pandey ,  Principal Scientist & I/C, Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar, Bareilly (U.P.)

Performance Evaluation of Composite Electrodes of Activated Carbon and Graphene in Organic Electrolyte

Eldho Edison (National Institute of Technology, Calicut, India); Ilangovan Senthai, Sujatha Saroj (Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Thiruvananthapuram, India)

Design and Fabrication of 2D Nanophotonic Crystal Ring Resonator on Silicon

Anusree Kandotha,c*, Shafeek A. Samada, G.M. Hegde,T. Srinivas (Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India), S.N. Kale (Defence Institute of Advanced Technology, Pune, India)

Development of Nano-Crystalline Tungsten Oxide Based Gas Sensor Prototype for Air Quality Monitoring in Automotive Cabin

Arnab Maity (IIT Kharagpur, India)

Study of Carrier Transport in Organic and Inorganic Atomic Monolayer Based Nanoscale MOS Devices

J. Cyril Robinson Azariah, Rosilin George, U. Satheesh, D. Devaprakasam, Karunya University, Coimbatore, India

Wafer level processing of Ni-rich NiTi shape memory films for Micro-actuator applications

S.K Sharma and S. Mohan

6.30PM Cultural Program



PLENARY SESSION III                        Chair:Prof SY Kulkarni, MSRIT, Bangalore         

July 11, 2014                                                               9.00 AM –10.30 AM              Main Hall


The Opportunities and Challenges for Smart Materials in Developing Sustainable Personal Mobility

Alan Taub, Professor, Materials Science and Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI


Hybrid plastic-based MEMS devices for biomedical devices

Dorian Liepmann, Berkeley Sensor & Actuator Center, Department of Bioengineering, University of California, Berkeley


PARALLEL SESSION 5                                                 July 11, 2014    11.00AM–12.30PM

Smart Materials-III

Hall A

Dr P K Panda

Sensors in Agriculture -III Hall B

Dr Subramanium


Hall C

Dr Gopal Hegde

Structural Health Monitoring IV

Management Seminar Hall

Dr. Mira Mitra

Sensor Technologies -II

Satish Dhawan Hall

Prof G.K. Ananthasuresh


Development of  magnetoresistive  elements (MRE) as a speed sensor for applications in automobile sectors

P. Chowdhury Nano-material Research Laboratory, Surface Engineering Division, National Aerospace Laboratories, CSIR, Bangalore

Dielectric Studies of TiO2/Cobalt Pthalocyanine Nanocomposite with Varying Frequency

Priyanka KP (Department of Physics, Nirmala College, Muvattupuzha, Kerala, India)

Rate Dependency and Temperature Effect Studies on PZT Wafer

Anand S, Arockiarajan Arunachalam, Dept. of Applied Mechanics, IIT Madras, Chennai, India

Synthesis and Vacuum Sensing Properties of Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes

K.Rajavel, M. Dinesh, Advanced Materials and Devices Laboratory, Department of Physics, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, India; R. T. Rajendrakumar, Department of NanoScience and Technology, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, India

Nanosensors: A Paradigm Shift for Pest Management in Agriculture

Dr. Deepa Bhagat, Parikshit Moitra and Santanu Bhattacharya; National Bureau of Agriculturally Important Insects, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Bangalore

Nanotechnology for Agriculture and Food Systems

Dr. K Narsaiah,  Central Institute of Post-Harvest Engineering and Technology, Ludhiana, Punjab

Naturally-occurring Nano-clays in Indian soils: their Role in Plant Nutrient Management

Dr. K Karthikeyan, National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use Planning, Maharashtra

Application of Nanotechnology in Enhancing Quality of Agricultural Produce

Dr. Sharanagouda Hiregoudar*, Kisan .B. Jadhav, Ramachandra C T, Sreenivas A G, Udaykumar Nidoni, Promodgouda, Shruthi Ngarhal, Malathi V and I.Shankergoud, University of Agricultural Sciences, Raichur, Karnataka

3-D Modeling to Study the Impact of Surface Roughness on the Electrical Characteristics of RF MEMS Capacitive Switch

Sarath G, Amitava DasGupta, Deleep Nair, Microelectronics and MEMS Laboratory, Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Madras, Chennai, India

Fabrication and Characterization of High-Isolation Low Pull-in Voltage Shunt Capacitive RF MEMS Switches

Sudhanshu Shekhar, G. K. Ananthasuresh, K. J. Vinoy, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India

Extraction of Characteristic Impedance of Coplanar Waveguides for RF MEMS Switch Applications

Vikrama Vamshi Pasula, George Thachil, Amitava DasGupta, Microelectronics and MEMS Laboratory, Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Madras, Chennai, India

Modified Sierpinski Antenna for 2.4/5.8 GHz WLAN Applications

Ajith S R, Ankith G S, Anoop Raghav S , Arun J Thomas, Chenna Reddy, M S Bhat; National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal, India

Integrated System Monitoring: Challenges and Prospects

Siddhartha Mukhopadhyay, E. P. Nadeer, Sangeeta NundyIndian Institute of Technology Kharagpur. INDIA

A Novel Data Fusion Method for Incipient Fault Detection in TRU of Aircraft Electrical System

P.V.R.Sai Kiran, Adithya Rajeev, N. Balasubramanian, Vanam Upendranath, Structural Technologies Division, CSIR-National Aerospace Laboratories, Bangalore, India

An Optical Imaging Based Structural Health Monitoring and Feature Classification

R. Nitin Balajee, D Roy Mahapatra, Department of Aerospace Engineering,Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, India

Structural Health Monitoring Based on Transmissibility

Sajal Roy, Avinash Hood, Research & Development Establishment (Engineers), DRDO Pune, India

Needs, requirements and challenges of micro and nanotechnologies for aerospace harsh environments

Dr. Coumar  Oudea, Airbus Defense and Space - Space Systems,  Paris, France

Fatigue life monitoring sensors

Muralidhar K. Ghantasala, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace engineering, Western Michigan University   USA

BioMEMS and Nanobiosensors for Health, Food and Environmental monitoring: R&D achievements at CSIR-CFTRI

M.S. Thakur, Fermentation Technology & Bioengineering Department, CSIR-Central Food Technological Research Institute,  Mysore

POSTER SESSION II                                                      July 11, 2014    12:30 PM–2:00 PM



PARALLEL SESSION 6                                                 July 11, 2014       2.00 PM–3.50 PM

Smart Applications-III

Hall A

Dr S Raja

Smart Materials -IV

Hall B

Dr A. Arokiarajan

Modeling & Simulation-II

Hall C

Dr. M.S. Thakur

Novel Sensor Technologies-III

Management Seminar Hall


MEMS Devices-V

Satish Dhawan Hall

Dr. Vijay Mishra


Application Opportunities of Smart Materials in Automobiles

Prabhakar R. Marur,, Chief Technology Officer, Pricol Limited, Coimbatore, India.

Algorithm Development for Estimation of Impact Energy on Composite Structures Using Fiber Bragg Grating Sensors

Amitabha Datta, Augustin M.J, Sakthi Sathya, Nitesh Gupta, S.R. Viswamurthy, Kotresh M. Gaddikeri and Ramesh Sundaram, Advanced Composites Division, CSIR-National Aerospace Laboratories, Bangalore, India

Flow Rate Enhancement for a Resonance Based Liquid Pump with 2 DOF Resonators

Sathiya Sivaprakasam, Vasuki B, Sujan Y,Department of Instrumentation and Control Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli, India

Development and Modeling of Ultrasonic Fluid Flow Measurement System Based on Transit-Time

Abid Shaikh, Andhe Pallavi, Department of IT, RNS Institute Of Technology, Bangalore, India; M.M.Nayak; Vijay Mishra, Centre for Nano Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India;

Pressure Gradient Measurement Within a Ferrofluid Column Subjected to Magnetic Field

Bharathkumar Hegde, Dinesh N S, Department of Electronic Systems Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India

Product Development- Innovation Life Cycle

Chandrashekar Nair, Bigtec, Bangalore

Development Of Pzt And Lead Free Piezo Materials And Actuators

P.K.Panda,  Materials Science Division, CSIR-National Aerospace Laboratories, Bangalore

Nitrogen-Doped Carbon Nanotubes as Cathode Catalyst in Direct Methanol Fuel Cells

Gopal Goswami (Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India); Ravi Nandan (Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India); Karuna Nanda (Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India)

Investigation of Zr+4 and Ti+4 Doping on the Magnetoelastic Properties of Cobalt Ferrite for Automotive Sensor Application

Vinitha Monaji (University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, India)

Electronic Transport in DNA Functionalized Carbon Nanotube and Graphene Gas Sensors

Poonam Gurung, Nivedita Deo, Department of Physics and Astrophysics, University if Delhi, Delhi, India

Study on MEMS Based Dielectrophoretic Separation of Bio-particles Using Circular Microelectrodes

Paridhi Puri (BITS, Pilani, India)

Optimization of Piezoelectric Cantilever Material for Cholesterol Biosensor

N Meenakshisundaram; M Alagappan ; R Nithya; A Kandaswamy, Department of Biomedical Engineering, PSG College of Technology, India

A Study to Identify the Key Parameters for Replicating the High Toughness of Nacre

Kiran Akella (RDEE DRDO Alandi Road Dighi Pune, India); Gondi Ananthasuresh (Indian Institute of Science, India); Makarand Joshi (R&DE(E), India)

Thin Film Microbatteries – Power Sources for Next Generation Devices

G.Mohan Rao Department of Instrumentation and Applied Physics, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

Flow Meter Using Impedance Plethysmography Technique

Dhurjati Sreeram Bhargav, Alstom India Limited, India; Ashish Ranjan, Abhishek Singh, Atul Uttam, National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar, India

Silicon Nanowire Growth by LPCVD Using Multiple Gold Catalyst Deposition Methods and an Application as Hydrogen Sensor

Siva Penmetsa; Alison Viegas; Savitha P, Centre for Nanoscience and Engineering, Indian Institute of Science Bangalore, India

Water Vapor Desorption Characteristics on an Uncoated Micro Cantilever

Raghuramaiah M; K Prabakar; S Tripura Sundari; J Jayapandian , Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research, Kalpakkam, India

Fabrication of Flexible Super Capacitor Using Laser Light Scribe Technique

Gladson Joseph, A.Alfred Kirubaraj, U.Satheesh, D. Devaprakasam, Karunya University, Coimbatore, India.

Micromanipulation and Characterization of Biological Cells using Miniature SU-8 Grippers 

Santosh D. G. Bhargav and G. K. Ananthasuresh* Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore,

(CoZn)2-Z Hexaferrite Material for Fabrication of Integrated Inductors in LTCC Technology

Vivek Ashok Rane ( G. M. Vedak College of Science, Raigad India), Girish J. Phatak Centre for Materials for Electronics Technology, Pune, India

Optimization of Stencil Printing Parameters for Ball Grid Array Formation At Smaller Pitch

Shrikant Kulkarni; V Chavare; G Phatak, Centre for Materials for Electronics Technology, Pune, India

A Novel Photoplastic Nanocomposite Piezoresistive MEMS Accelerometer

V. Seena (Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology,Department of Space,Thiruvananthapuram, India) ; S. Prajakta , Rudra Pratap (Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India); V. Ramgopal Rao (Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, India)

Deposition and characterization of TiN coating on Nickel Titanium shape memory films for bio-medical applications

S.K Sharma and S. Mohan


VALEDICTORY SESSION                                             July 11, 2014       4.15 PM–5:30 PM

ISSS Special Lecture:  The Quest for Greener Aviation,   Prof. R Narasimha, JNCSAR, Bangalore

Chair: Prof B. Dattaguru



Release of CFP July 15, 2013

Manuscript submissions open: September 7, 2013

Manuscript submissions close: March 20, 2014

Intimation of Paper Acceptance: April 15, 2014 [Please see list in Author Instructions page]

Early-bird registration deadline: May 15, 2014

Last date for camera ready manuscripts for e-proceedings: May 15, 2014

 Pre-conference Tutorial: July 8, 2014

Technical Sessions of ISSS-2014 July 8-11, 2014.  


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