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ICAPMOT 2021 CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

Date & Time Catagories Session Chair Topics
May 25th (10:30 - 01:30 PM EDT) Plasmonics and Optical Technologies Dr. Conrad Rizal & Eliza Beth Plasmonics, Nanotechnology, Precious Metals, Covid-19 diagnostic to single-molecule spectroscopy, Surface Plasmon Resonance, Raman Microscopy
Magneto-optics & Magneto-plasmonics - Part One (I) Dr. Paolo Vavassori & Dr. Erden Ertorer - Theory and principle of magneto-optic surface plasmon resonance - Photonic crystal based magnetoplasmonic devices- Photonic crystal based magnetoplasmonic devices
May 26th (10:00 - 11:30 AM EDT) Magneto-optics & Magneto-plasmonics - Part Two (II) Dr. Paolo Vavassori & Dr. Erden Ertorer - Theory and principle of magnetoplasmonics - Theory and principle of magneto-optic surface plasmon resonance - Photonic crystal based magnetoplasmonic devices
Bio-magnetics and Meta-materials Dr. Asahi Tomitaka Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (Tms), Piezoelectric Energy Harvesting, Magnetic Nanoparticles, Magnetocaloric EffectRare-Earth Magnetic Materials, Biomagnetics, Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation
May 27th (10:00 - 11:30 AM EDT) Thin-films and Nanomaterials Dr. Erden Ertorer & Dr. Ram Adhikari Optical studies of Semiconductor Thin Films, Powder and bulk Samples.
Sensor and New Technologies Dr. Erden Ertorer & Dr. Ram Adhikari Various sensors
May 28th (10:00 to 11:30 AM) Education, Innovation, & Entrepreneurship Dr. Henri Migala & Dr. Asahi Tomitaka Education leading to Innovation and Technologies

ICAPMOT 2021 program details

    • “Nanotechnology with Precious Metals: From Covid-19 diagnostic to single-molecule spectroscopy”, Prof. Dr. Alexandre Brolo (Plenary Speaker), University of Victoria, Canada.
    • “Nanophotonic architectures for biotechnology applications”, Dr. Nicolò  Maccaferri, Principal Investigator/Scientist, Department of Physics and Materials Science Faculty of Science, Technology and Medicine, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg.
    • “Sensing with all-dielectric magnetophotonic crystals”, Dr. Daria Ignatyeva, Senior Research Associate & Prof. Dr. Vladimir Belotelov,
      1. V.I. Vernadsky Crimean Federal University Simferopol, Russia,
      2. Russian Quantum Center, Moscow, Russia, 
      3. Physics Department, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia.
    • “Applications of nanocolumnar systems with plasmonic properties”, Dr. Jose Miguel Garcia Martin, Senior Scientific Researcher, Spanish National Research Council, Spain.
    • “The Effect of Youth Entrepreneurship Education Programs”, Piya R. Maharjan,
      1. President, International Youth Society, Track Nepal, Metta Center,  and Global Youth Summit Nepal & Global Entrepreneurs Forum Nepal and 
      2. Secretary-General, Interreligious Association for Peace and Development (IAPD), Kathmandu, Nepal.
    • “High-performance infrared magneto-plasmonics with transparent conductive oxide nanocrystals”, Associate Prof. Dr. Francesco Pineider, University of Pisa, Italy.
    • “Innovative Approach to Hospitality Education in Nepal”, Mr. Khem Lakai,  CHE -Founder/CEO, Global Academy of Tourism & Hospitality Education (GATE), Buddhanikantha, Mandikhatar – 11, Kathmandu, Nepal.
    • “Development of Focused Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation and Anatomically Accurate Brain Phantoms”, Dr. Ravi Hadiman, Assistant Professor & Director of Biomagnetics Laboratory, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA.
    • “Recent Progress in Thin Film Perovskite Solar Cells”, Dr. Tara Dhakal, Asso. Professor, Binghamton University, Director-Electrical and Computer Engineering; Center for Autonomous Solar Power (CASP), USA.
    • “Metamaterial-based High-Efficiency Wireless Power Transfer System to Compact Biomedical Implant”,
      1. Prof. Dr. Ramesh Pokharel, I&E Visionaries Department & Graduate School of Information Science and Electrical Engineering, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan.
      2. Dr. Adel Barakat, I&E Visionaries Department, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan. 
    • “Bias-magnet-free on-chip magneto-optical isolators for photonic integrated circuits”,
      1. Dr. Dolendra Karki & Prof. Miguel Levy, Michigan Institute of Technology, the USA.
      2. Vincent Stenger & Andrea Pollick, Engineering Department. SRICO, Inc., Columbus, OH USA. 
    • “Statistical Analysis of ……, Title to be confirmed soon”, Dr. Parshu Gyawali, Assoc. Professor, Physics department, Northern Virginia Community College, USA.
    • “Sodium acetate phase change materials (PCM) and nanomaterial-based hand warmer”,
      1. Dr. B. P. Kafle, S. Dakota, A. GC, Y. Oli, B. Uprety, Department of Chemical Science & Engineering, Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel, Kavre, Nepal
      2. Dr. S. Tiwari, Department of Chemistry, Warsaw University, Warsaw, Poland.
      3. Dr. K. Y. Park, Department of Chemical Engineering, Kongju National University, Chungnam 31492, KoreaAdhikari,
      4. Drs. S. Adhikari &  R. Adhikari, RECAST, Tribhuvan University, Kirtipur, Nepal
    • “A Youth Leader and Woman Entrepreneur in Nepal – A personal experience”, Ms. Janaki Gurung, Entrepreneur, and Youth Motivator.
      1. General Secretary for World Humanitarian Drive in Nepal,
      2. Global Mero Pathway Consultancy, Kathmandu, Nepal
    • “Nanostructured Organic Field-Effect Transistors as Efficient Ammonia Sensors”, Prof. Dr. Narayan Unni,
      1. Senior Principal Scientist, Photosciences and Photonics Chemical Sciences and Technology Division, CSIR-National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology, India.
      2. Professor, Physical Sciences Academy of Scientific & Innovative Research (AcSIR) CSIR, Govt. of India. 
    • “Title to be confirmed soon”, Dr. Pankaj P. Khirade, Asst. Professor in Physics, Department of Physics, Shri Shivaji Science College, Amravati (MS), India.
    • “Ventilators and Current Medical Situation in Nepal (To be updated soon)”, Mr. Bikas Shrestha, First Biomedical Engineer of Nepal, Kathmandu, Nepal.
    • “Design of a Stacked patch Antenna Implantable in Brain Tissue.”  Anuj K Roniyar (1) and  Dr. Conrad Rizal (2),
      1. Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh (Present Address: Kathmandu, Nepal).
      2. Research & Development,  Seed NanoTech International Inc., Brampton, ON, Canada.
    • “Comparison of performance of Early diseases detection (Alzheimer’s: dementia) using SPR and MO-SPR sensors.” Anuj Kuman Roniyar (1) and  Dr. Conrad Rizal (2),
      1. Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh (Present Address: Kathmandu, Nepal).
      2. Research & Development,  Seed NanoTech International Inc., Brampton, ON, Canada
    • “High-Efficiency Performance of the drug discovery process and quality analysis of pharmaceutical Compounds using MO-SPR Sensors.” Anuj K Roniyar (1) and  Dr. Conrad Rizal (2),
      1. Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh (Present Address: Kathmandu, Nepal).
      2. Research & Development,  Seed NanoTech International Inc., Brampton, ON, Canada
    • “Hexagonal boron nitride for UV quantum emitter,” Dr. Mim Lal Nakarmi, Associate Professor, Department of Physics, Brooklyn College, The City University of New York, NY, USA.
    • “Idea Studio – A platform to encourage and empower entrepreneurs to solve social and economic issues faced in Nepal (to be updated soon)”, Dr. Tshering Lama, Executive Chairman and Co-founder, Idea studio, Kathmandu, Nepal & Visiting Fellow, Kathmandu University Kathmandu, Nepal.

CONFERENCE PROGRAM AT-A-GLANCE

1- “Nanotechnology with Precious Metals: From Covid-19 diagnostic to single-molecule spectroscopy”, Prof. Dr. Alexandre Brolo (Plenary Speaker), University of Victoria, Canada.

1-“Nanophotonic architectures for biotechnology applications”, Dr. Nicolò  Maccaferri, Principal Investigator/Scientist, Department of Physics and Materials Science Faculty of Science, Technology, and Medicine, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg.

2- “High-efficiency performance of the drug discovery process and quality analysis of pharmaceutical Compounds using MO-SPR Sensors.” Anuj K Roniyar (1) and  Dr. Conrad Rizal (2), Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh (Present Address: Kathmandu, Nepal). Research & Development, Seed NanoTech International Inc., Brampton, ON, Canada

3-  “Sensing with all-dielectric magnetophotonic crystals”, Dr. Daria Ignatyeva, Senior Research Associate & Prof. Dr. Vladimir Belotelov, V.I. Vernadsky Crimean Federal University Simferopol, Russia, Russian Quantum Center, Moscow, Russia, Physics Department, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia.

4- Bias-magnet-free on-chip magneto-optical isolators for photonic integrated circuits”, Dr. Dolendra Karki & Prof. Miguel Levy, Michigan Institute of Technology, the USA. Vincent Stenger & Andrea Pollick, Engineering Department. SRICO, Inc., Columbus, OH USA.

5- “High-performance infrared magneto-plasmonics with transparent conductive oxide nanocrystals”, Alessio Gabbani, Department of Chemistry and Industrial Chemistry, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy, CNR-ICCOM Sesto Fiorentino (FI), Italy Associate Prof. Dr. Francesco Pineider, University of Pisa, Italy.

6- “Comparison of performance of early diseases detection (Alzheimer’s: dementia) using SPR and MO-SPR sensors.” Anuj K. Roniyar (1) and Dr. Conrad Rizal (2), Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh (Present Address: Kathmandu, Nepal). Research & Development, Seed NanoTech International Inc., Brampton, ON, Canada.

1- “Metamaterial-based High-Efficiency Wireless Power Transfer System to Compact Biomedical Implant”, Prof. Dr. Ramesh Pokharel, I&E Visionaries Department & Graduate School of Information Science and Electrical Engineering, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan. Dr. Adel Barakat, I&E Visionaries Department, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan.

2- “Development of Focused Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation and Anatomically Accurate Brain Phantoms”, Dr. Ravi Hadiman, Assistant Professor & Director of Biomagnetics Laboratory, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA.

3- “Design of a Stacked patch Antenna Implantable in Brain Tissue.”  Anuj K Roniyar (1) and Dr. Conrad Rizal (2), Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh (Present Address: Kathmandu, Nepal). Research & Development, Seed NanoTech International Inc., Brampton, ON, Canada.

1- “Nanostructured Organic Field-Effect Transistors as Efficient Ammonia Sensors”, Prof. Dr. Narayan Unni, Senior Principal Scientist, Photosciences and Photonics Chemical Sciences and Technology Division, CSIR-National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology, India.Professor, Physical Sciences Academy of Scientific & Innovative Research (AcSIR) CSIR, Govt. of India. 

2- “Sodium acetate phase change materials (PCM) and nanomaterial-based hand warmer”, Dr. B. P. Kafle, S. Dakota, A. GC, Y. Oli, B. Uprety, Department of Chemical Science & Engineering, Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel, Kavre, Nepal. Dr. S. Tiwari, Department of Chemistry, Warsaw University, Warsaw, Poland. Dr. K. Y. Park, Department of Chemical Engineering, Kongju National University, Chungnam 31492, KoreaAdhikari, Drs. S. Adhikari & R. Adhikari, RECAST, Tribhuvan University, Kirtipur, Nepal

2- “Applications of nanocolumnar systems with plasmonic properties”, Dr. Jose Miguel Garcia Martin, Senior Scientific Researcher, Spanish National Research Council, Spain.

2- “Recent Progress in Thin Film Perovskite Solar Cells”, Dr. Tara Dhakal, Associate Professor, Binghamton University, Director-Electrical and Computer Engineering; Center for Autonomous Solar Power (CASP), USA. 

3- “Hexagonal boron nitride for UV quantum emitter,” Dr. Mim Lal Nakarmi, Associate Professor, Department of Physics, Brooklyn College, The City University of New York, NY, USA.

1- “A Youth Leader and Woman Entrepreneur in Nepal – A personal experience”, Ms. Janaki Gurung, Entrepreneur, and Youth Motivator. General Secretary for World Humanitarian Drive in Nepal, Global Mero Pathway Consultancy, Kathmandu, Nepal

2- “Idea Studio – A platform to encourage and empower entrepreneurs to solve social and economic issues faced in Nepal (to be updated soon)”, Dr. Tshering Lama, Executive Chairman and Co-founder, Idea studio, Kathmandu, Nepal & Visiting Fellow, Kathmandu University Kathmandu, Nepal.

3- “The Effect of Youth Entrepreneurship Education Programs”, Piya R. Maharjan, President, International Youth Society, Track Nepal, Metta Center, and Global Youth Summit Nepal & Global Entrepreneurs Forum Nepal and Secretary-General, Interreligious Association for Peace and Development (IAPD), Kathmandu, Nepal.

4- “Innovative Approach to Hospitality Education in Nepal”, Mr. Khem Lakai,  CHE -Founder/CEO, Global Academy of Tourism & Hospitality Education (GATE), Buddhanikantha, Mandikhatar – 11, Kathmandu, Nepal.

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Conference Schedule

10:30 am – 11:00 am | Opening Session I  USA Eastern Time (EST/EDT)

“Opening Statement”, Dr. Conrad Rizal & Elizabeth Rizal, Seed NanoTech International Inc., Canada.

11:00 am – 12:00 pm | Plenary Talk | Session II

“Nanotechnology with Precious Metals: From Covid-19 diagnostic to single-molecule spectroscopy.” Dr. Alexandre G. Brolo, University of Victoria, Canada. 

12:00 pm – 12:45 pm

Magneto-optics and Magnetoplasmonics: Part One (1)

Session Chair: Prof. Dr. Paolo Vavassari, Ikerbasque Research Professor, Ikerbasque Science Foundation and CIC nanoGUNE, Spain

12:00 pm – 12:30 pm Session III

“Nanophotonic architectures for biotechnology applications”, Dr. Nicolò  Maccaferri, Principal Investigator/Scientist, Department of Physics and Materials Science Faculty of Science, Technology, and Medicine, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg.

12:30 pm – 12:45:00 pm | Session IV

“High-Efficiency Performance of the drug discovery process and quality analysis of pharmaceutical Compounds using MO-SPR Sensors.” Anuj K Roniyar (1) and  Dr. Conrad Rizal (2), Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh (Present Address: Kathmandu, Nepal). Research & Development, Seed NanoTech International Inc., Brampton, ON, Canada

9:00 am – 10:45 am USA Eastern Time (EST/EDT)

Magneto-optics and Magnetoplasmonics: Part Two (II)

8:55 am – 9:00 am | Morning Greeting Time

Session Chair: Prof. Dr. Paolo Vavassari, Ikerbasque Research Professor, Ikerbasque Science Foundation and CIC nanoGUNE, Spain.

09:00 am – 9:30 am | Session I

“Bias-magnet-free on-chip magneto-optical isolators for photonic integrated circuits”, Dr. Dolendra Karki & Prof. Miguel Levy, Michigan Institute of Technology, the USA. Vincent Stenger & Andrea Pollick, Engineering Department. SRICO, Inc., Columbus, OH USA.

9:30 am – 10:00 am | Session II
“High-performance infrared magneto-plasmonics with transparent conductive oxide nanocrystals,” Alessio Gabbani, Department of Chemistry and Industrial Chemistry, University of Pisa,
Pisa, Italy, CNR-ICCOM Sesto Fiorentino (FI), Italy &  Associate Prof. Dr. Francesco Pineider, University of Pisa, Italy.

10:00 am – 10:15 am | Session III
“Comparison of performance of Early diseases detection (Alzheimer’s: dementia) using SPR and MO-SPR sensors.” Anuj Kuman Roniyar (1) and Dr. Conrad Rizal (2), Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh (Present Address: Kathmandu, Nepal). Research & Development, Seed NanoTech International Inc., Brampton, ON, Canada.

Bio-magnetics and Metamaterials

10:30 am – 11: 45 pm

Session Chair: Prof. Dr. Asahi Tomitaka, Florida International University – College of Engineering & Computing, USA.

10:30 am – 11:00 am | Session V

“Metamaterial-based High-Efficiency Wireless Power Transfer System to Compact Biomedical Implant”, Prof. Dr. Ramesh Pokharel, I&E Visionaries Department & Graduate School of Information Science and Electrical Engineering, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan. Dr. Adel Barakat, I&E Visionaries Department, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan.

11:00 am – 11:30 pm | Session VI

“Development of Focused Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Coils and Anatomically Accurate Brain Phantoms for the Treatment of Neurological and Psychiatric Diseases”, Dr. Ravi Hadimani, Associate Professor & Director of Biomagnetics Laboratory, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA.

11:30 am – 11:45 pm | Session VII

“Design of a Stacked patch Antenna Implantable in Brain Tissue.” Anuj K Roniyar (1) and Dr. Conrad Rizal (2), Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh (Present Address: Kathmandu, Nepal). Research & Development, Seed NanoTech International Inc., Brampton, ON, Canada.

Magneto-optics and Magnetoplasmonics: Part Two Continued (II-Continued).

Session Chair: Prof. Dr. Paolo Vavassari, Ikerbasque Research Professor, Ikerbasque Science Foundation and CIC nanoGUNE, Spain.

11:45 am – 12:15 am, Session IV

“Sensing with all-dielectric magnetophotonic crystals”, Dr. Daria Ignatyeva, Senior Research Associate & Prof. Dr. Vladimir Belotelov, V.I. Vernadsky Crimean Federal University Simferopol, Russia, Russian Quantum Center, Moscow, Russia, Physics Department, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia.

Sensor and New Technologies

8:55 am – 9:00 am | Morning Greeting Time

09:00 am – 10:00 am

Session Chair (s):  Dr. Erden Ertorer, Omegon North Technologies, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada & Dr. Ram Adhikari, Professor of Chemistry, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal.

09:00 am – 10:00 am | Session I

“Nanostructured Organic Field-Effect Transistors as Efficient Ammonia Sensors”, Prof. Dr. Narayan Unni, Senior Principal Scientist, Photosciences and Photonics Chemical Sciences and Technology Division, CSIR-National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology, India. Professor, Physical Sciences Academy of Scientific & Innovative Research (AcSIR) CSIR, Govt. of India.

09:30 am – 10:00 am | Session II

“Sodium acetate phase change materials (PCM) and nanomaterial-based hand warmer”, Dr. B. P. Kafle, S. Dakota, A. GC, Y. Oli, B. Uprety, Department of Chemical Science & Engineering, Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel, Kavre, Nepal. Dr. S. Tiwari, Department of Chemistry, Warsaw University, Warsaw, Poland. Dr. K. Y. Park, Department of Chemical Engineering, Kongju National University, Chungnam 31492, KoreaAdhikari, Drs. S. Adhikari & R. Adhikari, RECAST, Tribhuvan University, Kirtipur, Nepal.

Thin Films and Nano-materials

10:00 am – 10:30 am | Session III

“Recent Progress in Thin Film Perovskite Solar Cells”, Dr. Tara Dhakal, Associate Professor, Binghamton University, Director-Electrical, and Computer Engineering; Center for Autonomous Solar Power (CASP), USA.

10:30 am – 11:00 am | Session IV

“Applications of nanocolumnar systems with plasmonic properties”, Dr. Jose Miguel Garcia Martin, Senior Scientific Researcher, Spanish National Research Council, Spain.

11:00 am – 11:30 am | Session V
“Hexagonal boron nitride for UV quantum emitter,” Dr. Mim Lal Nakarmi, Associate Professor, Department of Physics, Brooklyn College, The City University of New York, NY, USA.

8:55 am – 9:00 am | Morning Greeting Time

Magneto-optics and Magnetoplasmonics: Part IV 

Session Chair: Prof. Dr. Paolo Vavassari, Ikerbasque Research Professor, Ikerbasque Science Foundation and CIC nanoGUNE, Spain. 

09:00 am – 09:30 am | Session I

“A Wedge-Shape Au Thin Film for Integrating Multiple Surface Plasmon Resonance Sensors in a Single Chip.”, Dr. Hiromasa Shimizu, Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Department of Applied Physics and Chemical Engineering, Tokyo University of Agriculture & Technology, Japan.

Education, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship

09:30 am – 12:15 pm

Session Chair (s): Dr. Henri Migala,  International/global, Education, Public Health, Rotary President. Founder of Henri Migala Photography, El Cajon, California, United States. Dr. Asahi Tomitaka, Florida International University – College of Engineering & Computing, USA.

09:30 am – 10:00 am | Session I

“A Youth Leader and Woman Entrepreneur in Nepal – A personal experience”, Ms. Janaki Gurung, Entrepreneur, and Youth Motivator. General Secretary for World Humanitarian Drive in Nepal, Global Mero Pathway Consultancy, Kathmandu, Nepal

10:00 am – 10:30 am | Session II

“Idea Studio – A platform to encourage and empower entrepreneurs to solve social and economic issues faced in Nepal (to be updated soon)”, Dr. Tshering Lama, Executive Chairman, and Co-founder, Idea studio, Kathmandu, Nepal & Visiting Fellow, Kathmandu University Kathmandu, Nepal.

10:30 am – 11:00 am | Session III

“The Effect of Youth Entrepreneurship Education Programs”, Piya R. Maharjan, President, International Youth Society, Track Nepal, Metta Center, and Global Youth Summit Nepal & Global Entrepreneurs Forum Nepal and Secretary-General, Interreligious Association for Peace and Development (IAPD), Kathmandu, Nepal.

11:00 am – 11:30 am | Session IV
“Innovative Approach to Hospitality Education in Nepal”, Mr. Khem Lakai, CHE -Founder/CEO, Global Academy of Tourism & Hospitality Education (GATE), Buddhanikantha, Mandikhatar – 11, Kathmandu, Nepal.

11:30 am – 12:00 am | Session IV
“Opportunities and Challenges in Innovation and  Entrepreneurship in Nepal ”, Dr. Rameshwar Adhikari, Professor of Chemistry, Research Centre for Applied Science and Technology (RECAST), Tribhuvan University Kathmandu, Nepal.

12:00 am – 12:15 am | Closing Statement

The conference concluded very successfully. The conference chairs would like to thank all the session chairs, speakers, and participants for their active roles, excellent feedback, and participation, throughout the conference . We look forward to welcoming you again. Stay safe and well. 

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