The primary objective of this conference is to bring together all technologists, scientists, professors, research scholars and students to promote mutual interaction to review new challenges in the field of materials science and technology. Such an interaction is expected to improve synergy between diverse research groups based on complimentary interests such as fundamentals, modelling, processing, characterization and application. The format of the conference will be to promote brainstorming, so that the critical issues pertaining to individual research activities can be addressed and ideas can be exchanged through extensive discussions. The conference consists of invited oral presentations by eminent personalities of International and National acclaim and contributory posters by researchers. The conference is designed in such a way that there will be parallel sessions to ensure an intense interaction among all the participants. Further to encourage students, the best oral and poster presentations will be awarded.