RSC – IITM Desktop Seminar on Environmental Sciences

11 October 2022 15:00 - 12 October 2022 18:00, India

Royal Society of Chemistry is organising a series of Desktop Seminars with premier research institutes in India. Each seminar will feature journals published by the RSC and discuss research targeted on subject areas related to it.

RSC - IITM Desktop Seminar on Environmental Science

The seventh event in the RSC Desktop Seminar Series is jointly organised by Environmental  Science journals of RSC and Indian Institute of Technology Madras.
This virtual event will have scientific talks by renowned researchers across all aspects of Environmental Sciences including interdisciplinary research on soil, earth, water, air, atmosphere, climate and beyond. The speakers include the board members of RSC Environmental journals talking about solving environmental challenges for a sustainable future. The seminar will bring together scientists in a stimulating and friendly environment that will facilitate sharing of knowledge and foster collaborations in times of limited travel. You will also have the opportunity to speak to the team behind the journal and learn more about the RSC products.

Program Schedule

Day 1: October 11, 2022 (Tuesday, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM IST / 10.30 -13.30 BST)
Organising Chair: Prof Ligy Philip, IIT Madras, India
3:00 PM - 3:05 PM: Welcome Address – Prof Ligy Philip, IIT Madras
3:05 PM - 3:10 PM: Inaugural Address – Raghunathan Rengaswamy, Dean-Global Engagement, IIT Madras
3:10 PM - 3:25 PM: Introduction to Environmental OA journals – Ms Emma Eley, Executive Editor, Environmental Science OA journals
Session I: (3:25 PM) Chair: Prof Tarasankar Pal, IIT Kharagpur
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM: Prof T. Pradeep: Title tbc
4:05 PM - 4:35 PM: Prof Suparna Mukherji: Development and Evaluation of Adsorbents for Preconcentration of Viruses from Water
4:35 PM - 4:40 PM: Break
Session II: (4:40 PM) Chair: Prof Chandra Venkataraman, IIT Bombay
4:45 PM - 5:15 PM: Prof Neil Donahue: Testing aerosol climate interactions using the tools of elementary particle physics
5:20 PM - 5:50 PM: Prof Sachchida Nand Tripathi: Nationwide sensor-based air quality monitoring: From laboratory to field deployments
5.55 PM: Closing Remarks
Day 2: October 12, 2022 (Wednesday, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM IST / 10.30 -13.30 BST)
Organising Chair: Dr Aparna Ganguly, Royal Society of Chemistry, India
3:05 PM - 3:20 PM: Introduction to Environmental journals – Mr Neil Scriven, Executive Editor, Energy & Environmental Science journals
Session III: (3:25 PM) Chair: Prof Makarand M. Ghangrekar, IIT Kharagpur
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM: Prof Stuart Khan: Risk assessment and management of chemical substances for recreational water quality
4:05 PM - 4:35 PM: Prof Ligy Philip: Removal of Emerging contaminants from water environment
4:35 PM - 4:40 PM: Break
Session IV: (4:40 PM) Chair: Prof Nagesh Kumar, IISc Bangalore
4:45 PM - 5:15 PM: Prof Vimal Mishra: Water Sustainability Challenges under the warming climate in India
5:20 PM - 5:50 PM: Prof Iseult Lynch: Title tbc
5.55 PM: Closing Remarks
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