Institute of Nano Science and Technology (INST), Mohali is an autonomous research of the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India. INST is the only national research institute in India dedicated to research on nanoscience and nanotechnology. INST boasts of state of art research facility over a sprawling campus of 35 actes. It is located in the beautiful city of Mohali adjacent to Chandigarh, India. Nestled near the foothills of the majestic Himalayas and located about 260 km north of New Delhi and 229 km (143 miles) southeast of Amritsar (city of Golden Temple).

In commemoration of the 10th anniversary of the institute, INST is organizing an international conference Trends in Emerging Nano Science: Energy, Healthcare and Quantum Materials (TENS-2023) from 5th to 8th November 2023.

This conference will have thematic sessions on the following topics:

  1. Bio-inspired materials
  2. Devices and sensors
  3. Energy conversion and storage
  4. Imaging and Spectroscopy
  5. Low dimensional materials
  6. Magnetic, electronic structure and quantum materials
  7. Soft and supramolecular materials
  8. Therapeutics and infectious diseases
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Invited Speakers [Confirmed]

Andrei V. Kabashin

Aix-Marseille Univ, France

Anjan Barman

SNBNCBS, Kolkata

Biplab Sanyal

Uppsala Univ, Sweden

Chilla Malla Reddy

IISER Kolkata, India

DD Sarma

IISc, India

Kalobaran Maiti

TIFR, Mumbai

Leonard Prins

Univ of Padova, Italy

Philip Tinnefeld

LMU, Germany

Prabal Maiti

IISc, India

Rabibrata Mukherjee

IIT Kharagpur, India

S M Yusuf

BARC, India

Samrat Mukhopadhyay

IISER Mohali

Sayan Bagchi 

NCL, India

Sebastian Peter


Shibdas Banerjee

IISER Tirupati

Somobrata Acharya

IACS, India

Sri Sivakumar

IIT Kanpur, India

Suhrit Ghosh 

IACS, India

Suman Kalyan Pal 

IIT Mandi, India

Suparna Sanyal

Uppsala Univ, Sweden

Swapan K. Pati


Umesh V Waghmare

JNCASR, Bangalore

Wojtek Chrzanowski

Univ of Sydney, Australia


The last date for registration has been extended to 15 September 2023.

Registration Fees
For PhD students & postdoctoral researchers: ₹3000*
For faculty: ₹6000*
For industry personnel: ₹10000*

* Inclusive of shared accommodation charges. If you do not wish to avail accommodation, pay ₹1000 less.

All participants should register and submit abstracts at

Format for Abstract Download Here


Chief Patron
Prof. Amitava Patra, Director INST
Dr. Sharmistha Sinha (Convenors)
Dr. Md. Ehesan Ali (Convenors)
Dr. Debabrata Patra (Convenors)
Dr. Prakash PN (Convenors)
Dr. Aksashdeep (Co-Convenors)
Dr. Surajit Karmakar (Co-Convenors)
Dr. Indranil Sarkar (Co-Convenors)
Dr. Kamalakannan Kailasam (Co-Convenors)

Dr. Indranil Sarkar
Dr. Kamalakannan Kailasam
Mrs. Vibha Mehta
Sh. Nimesh Kaushik
Mr. Rajpreet

Dr. Surajit Karmakar
Mrs. Sweta
Dr. Bhanu Prakash
Dr. Sonalika Vaidya

Dr. Jiban Jyoti Panda
Dr. Dipankar Mandal
Dr. Ramendra Sundar Dey
Dr. Rehan Khan
Dr. Asish Pal
Dr. Kaushik Ghosh
Dr. Deepa Ghosh
Dr. Amit Mondal

Accommodation & Dinner
Dr. Indranil Sarkar
Dr. Kamalakannan Kailasam
Dr. Debabrata Patra

Dr. Suvankar Chakraverty
Dr. Shyam Lal M
Dr. Mukesh Raja
Dr. Manish Singh
Dr. Amit Mondal
Dr. Sanyasinaidu Boddu

Student Accommodation
Dr. Md. Ehesan Ali
Dr. Bhanu Prakash
Dr. Amit Mondal
Dr. Suvankar Chakraverty
Dr. Sangita Roy
Dr. Ramendra Sundar Dey
Mr. Rohit Sharma

Dr. Kiran Hazra
Dr. G Jayamurugan
Dr. PS Vijayakumar
Session Co-ordinator
Dr. Asish Pal
Dr. Asifkhan Shanavas
Dr. Prakash PN

Visa & Other
Dr. Sharmistha Sinha
Dr. Prakash PN
Sh. Mukesh

Registration & souvenir
Dr. Chandan Bera
Dr. Monika Singh
Dr. Deepika Sharma

Hall Management, website & Social Media
Dr. Akashdeep
Dr. Abir De Sarkar
Dr. Asifkhan Shanavas

Dr. Kiran Hazra
Dr. Vivek Bagchi
Ms. Manjeet Kaur
Dr. Subhasree Roy Choudhury
Dr. Tapasi Sen
Dr. Aviru Basu
Mr. Paramjeet Singh


CV Raman Auditorium INST, Mohali

Mini Auditorium INST, Mohali


Faculty Accomodation

INST Guest House, Mohali

NABI Guest House, Mohali


IISER Guest House, Mohali



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To reach Institute of Nano Science and Technology, Mohali. please use the following directions.

From Airports:
  • Distance from IGI Airport Delhi: Take a prepaid taxi (or private cabs) from the counters. Ask for destination "Sector- 81, INST Mohali" via NH 44. The distance is about 270 km. One can also take a domestic flight from all major airport cities (like Delhi , Mumbai, Kolkata, Bangalore etc) in India to Shaheed Bhagat Singh International Airport, Chandigarh/Mohali.
  • Distance from Shaheed Bhagat SIngh International Chandigarh/ Mohali Airport: Take a prepaid taxi (or private cabs) from the counters. Ask for destination "Sector- 81, INST Mohali" . The distance is about 9 km.
By Train:
  • If you are coming from Delhi one can also take a train to Chandigarh railway station and Sahibzada Ajeet Singh Nagar (Mohali) Railway Station.
  • If you are coming from Chandigarh Railway Station, take a taxi for destination "Sector- 81, INST Mohali". The distance is about 13 km.
  • If you are coming from Mohali Railway Station, take a taxi to the destination "Sector- 81, INST Mohali". The distance is about 5 km.
By Road:
  • If you are coming from Delhi via your own vehicle then you may follow NH 44 (distance is about 250 km) to Mehmadpur then Take NH 205A to Mohali Airport Chowk in Gmada Aerocity, Continue to JLPL Industrial Area, Drive to your destination in Sector 81, Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar.