IIT Roorkee organises perovskite society of India meet 2023

Perovskite society of India meet 2023 will be held from March 1 to 3, 2023 at IIT Roorkee. Over 200 delegates from industry and academia to participate.

IIT Roorkee organises perovskite society of India meet 2023 Perovskite society of India meet 2023 at IIT Roorkee. (Picture: Press release)
Ishita Ranganath | Mar 1, 2023 - 3:59 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IITR) and perovskite society of India jointly organise a three-day conference 'perovskite society of India meet 2023'. The conference will be held from March 1 to 3, 2023 at IIT Roorkee's OP Jain auditorium.

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The main objective of the conference is to provide a platform to interact and stimulate advancements in the solar energy field, mainly perovskite solar cells area and how we can become self-reliant in the renewable energy sector. The event will be covering thee major perovskite research topics- materials, devices and photophysics. The aim of the conference is to promote awareness about perovskite research and raise policy research in this area.

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Over 200 delegates from academia and industry working on solar energy materials and devices participated in the conference. Keynote speakers at the event were from top institutions such as IIT Bombay, IISER Pune, IIT Delhi, IISER Kolkata among others. The guest of honour at the event was MNIT Jaipur director and IIT Roorkee, department of electrical engineering, Narayana Prasad Padhy.

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Addressing the conference, IIT Roorkee, director, K K Pant, said: "Perovskite research findings and the materials have emerged as the next big thing in solar energy and technology with applications ranging from optoelectronics devices, defence sector, space applications, sensors development, biomedical field. And this Conference is aimed at making the next generation of “energy scientists and engineers” and budding bridge engineers in one common platform. It will provide a roadmap for becoming energy independent in Atmanirbhar Bharat."

Inaugurating the conference, Uttarakhand, chief minister, Pushkar Singh Dhami, said: "Today, science and technology are moving at a progressive pace, and it is the ripe time to accrue benefits from it. All laureates present here today make the stride in Solar energy capabilities possible. The churning of ideas by the Perovskite Society of India and IIT Roorkee will improve the nation's energy-producing capabilities by using perovskite solar cells. This will take India forward in the Amrut Kaal and make the State of Uttarakhand self-reliant."

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