International conference on Physics concludes at CUJ

Participants of international conference on Physics during valedictory function at CUJ.
Participants of international conference on Physics during valedictory function at CUJ.

Excelsior Correspondent

JAMMU, Apr 6: Two-day international conference on Physics for Sustainable Development, organised by the Department of Physics and Astronomical Sciences at the Satish Dhawan Center for Space Science, Central University Jammu, concluded on a high note.
The conference, which brought together researchers, academics, industry professionals, and policymakers from around the world, served as a vital platform for exploring the intersection of physics and sustainable development.
The valedictory function was graced by Prof Deepak Pathania, Dean of Research Studies, CUJ, as the chief guest and Prof B C Chouhan of CUHP as the guest of honour.
They encouraged participants to carry forth the knowledge and connections gained, fostering continued collaboration towards a more sustainable future.
Prof Vinay Kumar, HoD Physics and Astronomical Sciences, Prof Suram Singh, Chairman, ICPSD-2024 and Dr Ankush Kumar were also present in the valedictory function. Dr Manvi Rajput, Joint Secretary of ICPSD-2024, conducted the proceedings.
Earlier, day two began with first session chaired by Prof Deepak Pathania and featuring invited talks and oral presentations on topics such as electronic excitation-driven structural evolution in nuclear ceramics by Prof P K Kulriya, from JNU, synthesis of wideband gap-based nanostructures by Dr Ankush Vij CUH, and magneto-rheological properties by Dr Noor Jahan from CUHP.
The conference also included parallel sessions chaired by Dr Vishal Sharma, Prof R Balaji, experts in the field, covering a wide range of topics including solid-state lighting applications by Dr Vijay Kumar, NIT Srinagar, energetic ion beams induced modifications by Dr Ratnesh Kumar from UPES, hydrogels for sustainable development by Dr Vishal Sharma, Panjab University Chandigarh, and materials for lasers. A talk on the Significance and implications of electrochemical sensing was presented by Dr Sandeep Arya, University of Jammu.
Poster presentations further enriched the discourse, showcasing diverse perspectives on physics and sustainable development.