15 - 16 DECEMBER 2017

Organized by



G.N.Mills Post, Coimbatore - 641029, Tamilnadu, INDIA


About the College

Kongunadu Arts and Science College was founded on 12th August 1973 by the educational visionary of the farming community with a vision of providing educational facilities of the highest order. The college is ideally located in serene and rural surroundings of Coimbatore city. The college stands first at National level among all colleges throughout the country and college has been awarded

About the Department

The department was started during the academic year 1975-76 with sanctioned strength of 40 students for B.Sc. Chemistry as an aided course. The vision of the department is to produce quality and knowledgeable chemistry graduates capable of creating new developments for the society and preparing chemists of highest caliber for global standards, imbibing Indian cultural values in the minds of the students.



Chief Patron Dr. M. Aruchami
Patron Dr. C.A.Vasuki
President Dr. V. Balasubramaniam
Principal In-Charge
Co-President Dr. V. Chinnusamy
Dr.S. Paulsamy
Dean R&D
Convener Dr. V. Sangeetha
Head, Dept. of Chemistry
Conference Chair and Organizing Secretary Dr. K. Saminathan
Asst. Professor Dept. of Chemistry
Members Dr. M.S. Sivaramkumar
Assistant Professor
Dr. R. Manimekalai
Assistant Professor
Dr. R. Velmurugan
Assistant Professor
Dr. A. Manimaran
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor


Battery - 2017 welcomes all the participants across the nation to attend the first National Conference on CHALLENGES IN ELECTROCHEMICAL ENERGY STORAGE AND CONVERSION SYSTEMS - (Battery – 2017) during 15-16, December 2017, Coimbatore, KASC, India.

Battery - 2017 aims in knowledge and share new ideas amongst the professionals, industrialists and students from research areas of Battery and fuel cell technology.

The conference includes essential topics on technologies related to batteries and fuel cells for sustainable development. Battery and fuel cell technology is an important area which is used far and wide in our day to day life

Conference Topics



S.no Name Remarks
  Key Note Speakers  
1 Dr.A.M.Kannan, Professor, Arizona State University, USA Confirmed
2 Dr.Vijayamohan Pillai, Director, CSIR-CECRI , Karaikudi-3 Confirmed
  Invited Speakers  
3 Dr.K. Manikandan, Managing Director, SPRO e Bikes, Coimbatore Confirmed
4 Dr.N.Dharmaraj, Professor, Department of Chemistry, Bharathiyar University, Coimbatore Confirmed


The abstract of the research papers not exceeding 500 words should be submitted by e-mail (ksaminathan@kongunaducollege.ac.in) to the organizer. The abstract should be in MS word, Times New Roman (12). The full paper should comprise introduction, objectives, results and conclusions. The abstract and full paper and registration form along with registration fee should reach the Organizing Secretary on or before 1st December, 2017. Participants of the conference. Participation only candidates (not presenting paper) should send their registration form along with registration fee on or before 10th December, 2017.

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Each oral presentation should not exceed 15 minutes (10 minutes- presentation, 5 minutes- discussion). Posters should be of 120 x 120 cm size. A scientific committee will judge the presentations. Best Oral/Poster presentations will be awarded.



Registration Fee
Students (UG & PG) Rs 400
Faculty, Research Scholars and Scientists Rs 800

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Any one type of submission is enough for registration

The registration includes conference kit, lunch and refreshments. The registration fee should be sent in the form of crossed demand draft in favour of “The Principal, Kongunadu Arts and Science College”, payable at Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.



Accommodation will be provided for outstation participants on prior request (before 5th December, 2017) in nearby hotel boarding and lodging charges payable by the participants at the time of checking in.



Conference proceedings will be published through leading publisher and selected full paper will be published through international publisher.



Coimbatore city is well connected with all the major cities of India by road, train and air. Our campus is situated 8 km from Coimbatore on mettupalayam road at the national highway- 67 (NH-67) connecting Coimbatore and Ooty, 15 km from Coimbatore International Airport and 9 Km from railway station. Many buses ply from Ukkadam, Gandhipuram and Railway station to G.N. Mills Bus Stop.

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Post conference tour will be arranged in the following places through Travel agencies on request.

Subramaniyaswami Temple, Marudamalai is a popular 12th century hill temple dedicated to Hindu god Murugan, situated near Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India.

It is considered as 7 House of Lord Murugan. Like most Murugan temples, the temple is situated upon a hillock, part of the Western Ghats about 12 km west from the city of Coimbatore. Thai Poosam and other Murugan festivals are celebrated.

Udagamandalam and abbreviated as Udhagai and Ooty is a town and municipality in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is located 80 km north of Coimbatore and is the capital of the Nilgiris district. It is a popular hill station located in the Nilgiri Hills. Originally occupied by the Toda, the area came under the rule of the East India Company at the end of the 18th century.

The economy is based on tourism and agriculture, along with the manufacture of medicines and photographic film. The town is connected by the Nilgirighat roads and Nilgiri Mountain Railway. Its natural environment attracts tourists and it is a popular summer destination.

Siruvani dam is a dam in Palakkad District, Kerala located 46 km away from Palakkad town. This dam constructed across the Siruvani River, is for supplying drinking water to the city of Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu. The dam is surrounded by reserve forests.

Muthikulam hill is situated on the eastern side of the dam. There is a natural waterfall in the hill. The waterfalls and the Dam are big tourist attractions. The famous 150-year-old Pattiyar Bungalow is on the banks of the Siruvani Reservoir.

Perur Pateeswarar Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Shiva located at Perur, in western part of Coimbatore in state of Tamil Nadu in India. The temple was built by Karikala Chola.

The temple is located 7 km west of the Noyyal River and has been patronized by poets like Arunagirinathar and KachiappaMunivar. Lord Shiva, known as 'Patteeswarar', is the presiding deityof this temple together with his consort Parvati, who is known as 'Pachainayaki'. The deity is believed to be 'Swayambu Lingam' (self emerged).

Kovai Kutralam is a beautiful holiday destination situated very close to Coimbatore city in Tamilnadu.

The Adiyogi Shiva statue is a 112-foot-tall (34 m) statue of Hindu deity Shiva located at Coimbatore in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It was built by the foundation and weighs around 500 tonnes (490 long tons; 550 short tons). The statue is for inspiring and promoting yoga, and is named Adiyogi, which means "the first yogi", because Shiva is known as the originator of yoga.
Adiyogi Shiva was inaugurated on 24 February 2017 by the Prime Minister of India, NarendraModi, on the occasion of MahaShivaratri – a Hindu festival celebrated annually in honour of Shiva. The Indian Ministry of Tourism has included the statue as a consecration destination in its official Incredible India campaign.The Adiyogi Statue has been recognized as the "Largest Bust Sculpture" by Guinness World Records.

Aliyar Reservoir is a 6.48 km2 (2.5 sq mi) reservoir located in Aliyar village near Pollachi town in Coimbatore District, Tamil Nadu, South India. The dam is located in the foothills of Valparai, in the Anaimalai Hills of the Western Ghats. It is about 65 kilometres (40 mi) from Coimbatore.

The dam offers some ideal getaways including a park, garden, aquarium, play area and a mini Theme-Park maintained by Tamil Nadu Fisheries Corporation for visitors enjoyment. The scenery is beautiful, with mountains surrounding three quarters of the reservoir. Boating is also available.

Malampuzha Dam is the largest reservoir in Kerala, located near Palakkad in south India with the scenic hills of the Western Ghats in the background.

It is a combination of a masonry dam with a length of 1,849 metres and an earthen dam with a length of 220 metres. The dam is 355 feet high and crosses the Malampuzha River, a tributary of Bharathappuzha, Kerala's second longest river. There is a network of two canal systems that serve the dam's reservoir of 42,090 hectares.

The Houseboats of Kerala are a new addition to the travel and tourism of the state's backwaters. These crafts, measuring up to 120 feet in length, retrieved from the age old cargo vessels of the State.

Once they ruled the backwaters, poled along by one or two men, heavily loaded with rice, coconut and other commodities. But in the recent times, these big vessels have been replaced by more and modern modes of transport, relegating them to neglect and decay. But like the phoenix it again raises to the attention of the modern world, with a difference – this time the cargo is comfort and rippling relaxation.

Valparai is a Taluk and hill station in the Coimbatore district of Tamil Nadu, India. It is located 3,500 feet (1,100 m) above sea level on the Anaimalai Hills range of the Western Ghats, at a distance of 100 kilometres (62 mi) from Coimbator e and 65 kilometres (40 mi) from Pollachi.

There are 40 hairpin bends on the way up to Valparai from Azhiyar. While major portions of the land are owned by private tea companies, large forest areas continue to be out of bounds.

Black Thunder is a water theme park located in Tamil Nadu, India. It is situated at the foot of Nilgiris near Mettupalayam, in Coimbatore 40 km north of the city and occupies an area of about 75 acres (300,000 m2).

The park offers about 49 rides, Surf Hill and the Wild River Ride notable among them. The park has a hotel situated within its premises.

Monkey Falls are natural waterfalls located near the uphill ghat road Valparai on the Pollachi-Valparai road in the Anaimalai Hills range, in Coimbatore district. Monkey Falls is about 30 km from Pollachi.

Refreshing Natural Water Falls about 6 km from Azhiyar Dam. Monkey Falls is located on road connecting Pollachi and Valparai.

Sim's Park is in Coonoor, The Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu. It is an important tourist place to visit in Coonoor, at a height of 1780 meters above mean sea level. Here the maximum temperature goes up to 30 degree Celsius and the minimum falls to 5°C. The average rain fall of this garden is 150 cm.

It extends over an area of 12 hectares of undulating land and possesses a number of natural advantages.

Kodaikanal is a city in the hills of the Dindigul district in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. Its name in the Tamil language means "The Gift of the Forest".

Kodaikanal is referred to as the "Princess of Hill stations" and has a long history as a retreat and popular tourist destination.

Palani Arulmigu Shri Dhandayuthapani temple is one of the Six Abodes of Murugan. It iis located in the town of Palani in Dindigul, 100 kilometres (62 mi) southeast of Coimbatore and northwest of Madurai in the foot-hills of the Palani hills, Tamil Nadu, India.

Palani temple is considered synonymous with Panchamirtam, a sweet mixture made of five ingredients.


Dr. K.Saminathan Ph.D
Organising Secretary – Battery -2017
Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry
Kongunadu Arts and Science College
(College of Excellence - UGC)
G. N.Mills Post Coimbatore- 641 029 Tamil Nadu
+919894843371: Skype ID - ksaminath
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