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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 2022

The 6th EFCS and the third national conference in this series (EFCS 2022) is scheduled to be held on 19 - 20 December, 2022.


Important Dates
Registration/Abstract submission Open : September 16, 2022
Abstract submission deadline : November 20, 2022
Last date for registration : November 30, 2022
Conference dates : December 19- 20, 2022


Previous EFCS Conferences

EFCS 2017

TThe first international conference in this series was held during 23-25 September 2017 , and was inaugurated by Prof. C.N.R. Rao .

EFCS 2018

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

EFCS 2019

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

EFCS 2020

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

EFCS 2021

The 5 th EFCS and the third international conference in this series (EFCS 2021), inaugurated by Prof. N. Sathyamurthy, was held during 29 - 31 October, 2021.

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

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

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

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

Speakers in EFCS 2021

  • Prof. Narayanasami Sathyamurthy, Former Director, IISER Mohali
  • Prof. T. Pradeep, IIT Madras
  • Prof. D. D. Sarma, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
  • Prof. Tatsuya Tsukuda, University of Tokyo, Japan
  • Prof. Robin Ras, Aalto University, Finland
  • Prof. Robert Lloyd Whetten, Northern Arizona University, USA
  • Prof. A. Sampath, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
  • Prof. Nandita Madhavan, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
  • Prof. Asha S.K, CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory, Pune
  • Prof. Jianping Xie, National University of Singapore
  • Prof. Anoop Ayyappan, Indian Institute of Technlogy, Kharagpur
  • Prof. Akkattu T Biju, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
  • Prof. R. Vaidhyanathan, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune
  • Prof. Reji Varghese, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Trivandrum
  • Dr. Vijayakumar C. Nair, CSIR-NIIST, Thiruvananthapuram
  • Prof. Angshuman Nag, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune
  • Dr. Jino George, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Mohali
  • Dr. Rositha Kuniyil, Indian Institute of Technology, Palakkad
  • Mr. Bhanu Manjunath, Syngenta Biosciences Pvt Ltd, Goa, India
  • Dr. Ranimol Stephen St. Josephs College Devagiri, Kozhikode