About the Conference at Kochi

Naval Physical and Oceanographic Laboratories (NPOL) is jointly organising with Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT) and Centre for Materials for Electronics Technology (CMET) the seventh edition of ISSS National Conference on MEMS, Smart Materials, Structures and Systems, ISSS-NC7, at Kochi under the aegis of ISSS.

ISSS is a Professional Society that helps to keep pace with the advances being made and give impetus to the emerging Smart technology in India. It organizes an international conference every three years on Smart Materials, Structures and MEMS, which has helped to bridge the gaps between the advanced level of technology abroad and the R&D effort in India. Basic aim of this Society is to foster dedicated research among Indian scientists in this vital, state-of-the-art/cutting edge technology.

NPOL is a renowned DRDO laboratory specialising in the area of underwater sensors, materials, electronics, oceanography and is one of the major SONAR system laboratory in the world. The MEMS facility at NPOL is one among the four DRDO–MEMS Regional Centres.

Centre for Materials for Electronic Technology, CMET, is dedicated to the furtherance of competent research and development in the firmament of electronic materials to attain self-sufficiency in the sphere of electronic materials, components and devices to cater to India’s strategic and industrial applications, exploiting indigenous resources of raw materials.

Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT) objectives are the promotion of undergraduate and postgraduate studies , advanced research in materials science, semiconductor, electronics, microwave devices, underwater transducers, ship building, photonics, polymers,, etc

Conference Venue

Seminar Complex, CUSAT, Kochi 21.

Contact Information:

Dr V Natarajan Sc. ‘G’


7th ISSS National Conference

Naval Physical & Oceanographic Laboratory,

Thrikkakara, Kochi 682021

Tel: 91-484-2571258/ 2423549

Email: isssnc7@gmail.com

General Information

Conference organizers plan to assist the delegates in every way possible to make their visit to Kochi memorable. Tours can be arranged on payment basis to nearby places of tourist interest.  The organizing committee can help in arranging accommodation for delegates on request. Information on these will be available on request.




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