Third Inter IISER Chemistry Meet at IISER Mohali
Since 2008 an Inter IISER Chemistry Meet is organized every year to bring all researchers in Chemistry together to share research activities of various groups through oral and poster presentations. The first and the second such meet were organized by IISER Pune and IISER Kolkata respectively. This year IISER Mohali hosted the 3rd Inter IISER Chemistry Meet held during February 20-21, 2011 at its new campus. This meet focused on the current status and future projections of research in various fields of Chemistry and related areas. In this meet oral (26) and poster (9) presentations by various faculty members and students showcased the interdisciplinary research activities in the five premier institutes of India. Through these presentations it was expected to have exchange of ideas for generating scope for collaborations as well as to give an opportunity to young minds to interact with others. 2011 is the International Year of Chemistry and thus it was a great opportunity to celebrate it together. Dr. Sanjay Mandal was the convener, Prof. Ramesh Kapoor, Dr. S. Mukhopadhyay and Dr. R. Vijaya Anand of IISER Mohali were co-conveners of this meet. Major sponsors of this meet were Bruker AXS, India, Rigaku Corporation, Japan, and IR Technology, India.