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Posted On: 6 March 2012 05:43 pm
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:11 pm

Expert stresses key role of nanotechnology

Khalifa Al Haroon
Khalifa Al Haroon
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A technical seminar on “nanotechnology and its industrial applications” was held by the Qatar chapter of the Institution of Engineers (India) at the Doha Grand Hotel. Narendra Kumar Agnihotra, who has specialised in nano-science and interfacial engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, was the chief guest. In his presentation, Agnihotra deliberated on the evolution of nanotechnology and various milestones achieved by the scientific research community in this field in the 20th and 21st centuries. He spoke on various opportunities for new phenomena, new materials and new science offered by nanotechnology. The speaker stressed nanotechnology could lead to a new industrial revolution, through its wide application in engineering, materials as well as biology. Animesh Sarkar, chairman, Qatar chapter, welcomed the gathering and later gave away a plaque of appreciation to the guest speaker. Debashis Roy gave away the IEI memento of appreciation to the speaker. Abdul Sathar compared and conducted the proceedings while Dipak Dahake proposed a vote of thanks.