Advanced Materials and Manufacturing Technologies (AMMT 2023)

We are extremely glad to invite you to a two-days National Conference on Advanced Materials and Manufacturing Technologies (AMMT 2023) in February 23-24, 2023 at CSIR-NIIST, Thiruvananthapuram. The objective of the conference is to discuss and exchange ideas on the advancement of science and technology in the field of Advanced Materials and the Manufacturing Technologies. The conference will bring the experts from the R&D institutions, academia, and industries on a common platform to deliberate on the Advanced Materials and Manufacturing Technologies towards Identification of Impact Making Technology, creating eco-system in which Start-ups, MSME, Leading Industries all interact for developing technologies of National Interest. This meeting envisages a brainstorming session with a focus on the identification of advanced materials from the user perspective and sharing the capabilities of the participating institutes for developing projects of national importance. However, it would be our pleasure to have you attending the conference in person at CSIR-NIIST.


The Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR), known for its cutting edge R&D knowledge base in diverse S&T areas, is a contemporary R&D organization. CSIR has a dynamic network of 37 national laboratories, 39 outreach centres, 3 Innovation Complexes, and five units with pan-India presence. The CSIR-National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology (NIIST), Thiruvananthapuram, is a constituent Laboratory of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). Initially established in 1975 as a CSIR Complex, it was named as the Regional Research Laboratory in 1978 and Later renamed as NIIST in 2007. Its mandate is to conduct research and development activities of the highest quality in areas related to effective utilization of resources of the region and of fundamental importance to the country. Currently NIIST is engaged in R&D programs in areas related to Agro-processing and Technology, Chemical Science and Technology, Materials Science and Technology, Microbial Processes and Technology, and Environmental Technology. CSIR-NIIST is actively involved in cutting edge R&D activities leading to high science and relevant technologies in the areas of Metals, Ceramics, Polymers, Electronic, Magnetic, fluorescent and thermoelectric materials.

About Thiruvananthapuram

Thiruvananthapuram is the capital city of Kerala, The God’s own Country, Evergreen City of India and is located on the west coast of India near the extreme south of the mainland. The interesting places including Sree Padmanabha Swamy Temple and Napier Museum. Thiruvananthapuram is a major educational and research hub of the state. Apart from CSIR-NIIST, the major institutions include Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC, ISRO), Liquid Propulsion Systems Centre (LPSC, ISRO), Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), Indian Institute of Science, Education and Research (IISER), Sree Chitra Thirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology (SCTIMST), Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology (RGCB), Institute of Advanced Virology, Kerala, Jawaharlal Nehru Tropical Botanic Garden and Research Institute, National Institute of Speech & Hearing (NISH), A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technological University, and University of Kerala. The pilgrimage site Kanyakumari is 90 km from Thiruvananthapuram by road.