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The Conference

EFCS Conference Series

Emerging Frontiers in Chemical Sciences (EFCS) is a biannual event, with a national event in between. EFCS is a high-quality venue for researchers in all branches of chemistry. The conference is intended to provide a platform for young researchers and science aspirants to communicate with international and national experts. This also aims to provide a link between the college and the outside world in the broader areas of chemical science. It will act as a forum to unite the chemical community in the region, spread across various institutions.

EFCS 2021

The 5th EFCS and the third international conference in this series (EFCS 2021) fall under online Conference scheduled to be held on 29 - 31 October, 2021.

Important Dates

Registration/Abstract submission Open : August 10, 2021
Abstract submission deadline : October 15, 2021
Last date for registration : October 25, 2021
Conference dates : October 29-31 , 2021

Online platform


Previous EFCS Conferences

EFCS 2017

The first international conference in this series was inaugurated by Prof. C.N.R. Rao on September 23, 2017.

Speakers in EFCS 2017

  • Prof. C. N. R. Rao, FRS
  • Prof. T. Pradeep, IIT Madras
  • Prof. Thomas J. Colacot, Johnson Matthey, USA
  • Prof. E. D. Jemmis, IISC Bangalore
  • Prof. Shigeyuki Yagi, Osaka Prefecture University, Japan
  • Prof. A. Ajayaghosh, CSIR-NIIST, Thiruvanathapuram
  • Prof. Suresh Valiyaveetil, National University of Singapore
  • Prof. Vasudevan Biju, Hokkaido University, Japan
  • Prof. Chandrabhas Narayana, JNCASR, Bangalore
  • Prof. Ibrahim Ibnusaud, , MG University.
  • Prof. K. Vijayamohan K. Pillai, CSIR-CECRI, Karaikudi
  • Prof. I. N. N. Namboothiri, IIT Bombay
  • Prof. Subi Jacob George, JNCASR, Bangalore
  • Prof. Kana M. Sureshan, IISER, Thiruvanathapuram
  • Prof. Gopinathan Sankar, University College London, UK
  • Prof. Mohammed Yusuff , CUSAT
  • Prof. Hassan Y.Aboul-Enein, National Research Center, Egypt
  • Prof. H. Ila, JNCASR, Bangalore
  • Prof. G. Unnikrishnan, NIT Calicut
  • Prof. Santhosh Chidangil, Manipal University
  • Dr. Sandhyarani, NIT Calicut
  • Dr. A. Seema, CMET Thrissur

EFCS 2018

The first national conference was held on 23-24 November 2018, and was inaugurated by Prof. Swaminathan Sivaram

Speakers in EFCS 2018

  • Prof. Swaminathan Sivaram, Honorary Professor and INSA Senior Scientist, IISER Pune
  • Prof. T. Pradeep, IIT Madras
  • Prof. R. B. Sunoj, IIT Mumbai
  • Dr. B. L. V. Prasad, CSIR-NCL, Pune
  • Prof. A. C. Bhasikkuttan, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai
  • Prof. Sajan D George, Manipal University
  • Prof. Sabu Thomas, M. G. University
  • Dr. A. Sakthivel Shahabaaz Ali, Central University of Kerala
  • Prof. Kuruvilla Joseph, IIST Trivandrum
  • Dr. E. Bhoje Gowd, CSIR-NIIST, Trivandrum
  • Dr. Dinesh Jagadeesan, IIT Palakkad
  • Dr. N. K. Renuka, University of Calicut
  • Dr. R. S. Swathi, IISER Trivandrum
  • Dr. Sayan Bhattacharya, IISER Kolkata

EFCS 2019

The 3rd EFCS and the 2nd international Conference, was held in December 13 -15, 2019.This was inaugurated by Prof. Swaminathan Sivaram

Speakers in EFCS 2019

  • Prof. Padmanabhan Balaram, IISC Bangalore
  • Prof. T. Pradeep, IIT Madras
  • Prof. R. Graham Cooks, Purdue University, Indiana, USA
  • Prof. Thomas Thundat, The State University of New York, USA
  • Prof. T. P. Radhakrishnan, University of Hyderabad
  • Dr. K. V. Radhakrishnan, CSIR- NIIST, Trivandrum
  • Dr. Christie Thomas Cheriyan, Christ College, Bangalore
  • Dr. Vinod C. Prabhakaran, CSIR-NCL, Pune
  • Prof. C. Subramaniam, IIT Bombay
  • Dr. Mahesh Hariharan, IISER, Trivandrum
  • Dr. Rajnish Kumar, IIT, Madras
  • Dr. P. Raveendran, University of Calicut

EFCS 2020

The 4rd EFCS was held in December 4-5, 2020.This was inaugurated by Prof. Gautam R. Desiraju

Speakers in EFCS 2020

  • Prof. Gautam R. Desiraju, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
  • Prof. T. Pradeep, IIT, Madras.
  • Prof. Shobhana Narasimhan, JNCASR, Bangalore
  • Prof. Satish Patil, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
  • Prof. Rajakumar Balla, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
  • Dr. Shibdas Banerjee,Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Tirupati
  • Dr. M. M. Shaijumon, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Trivandrum
  • Dr. G. V. Pavan Kumar, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune
  • Dr. Pramod P. Pillai, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune.
  • Dr. Thiruvancheril G. Gopakumar, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
  • Dr. Sameer Sapra, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
  • Dr. Yahya A. I. University of Calicut.
  • Dr. Tania Francis, St. Joseph?s College, Devagiri, Kozhikode
  • Dr. Binitha N Narayanan, Sree Neelakanta Government Sanskrit College, Pattambi, Kerala, India