About the CNNP
The Centre for Nanoelectromechanical Systems (NEMS) and Nanophotonics (CNNP) is sponsored by the Department of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India. The main objective of the Centre is to carry out application-oriented cutting-edge research in the area of NEMS and Nanophotonics. Please visit http://www.ee.iitm.ac.in/cnnp for details.

Short Term Course:
As an outreach effort to the student community in the engineering institutions, CNNP is organizing a Short-Term Course on NEMS and Nanophotonics. The short-term course aims to motivate students/ teachers to pursue a research career in the domain of NEMS and Nanophotonics. During the course, the participants will be exposed to the current research in this area and also the relevant sophisticated nanofabrication facility available in this centre.
The instructors for this programme are from IIT Madras.

Schedule:
The Short Term Course on NEMS and Nanophotonics is scheduled to be held on March 28 – April 01, 2016 The programme will be for five days, each of which consists of lectures in the mornings and nanofabrication demonstrations in the afternoons.

Participants:
This tutorial is aimed at post-graduate students, researchers, and teachers, who are interested in the area of NEMS and Nanophotonics.

Selection Criteria:
The participants should provide a one page write-up on the motivation of participation, while applying. The selection will be based on past academic record and evaluation of this write-up. The selected participants will be informed individually by email.

Course Fee:
The course participation fee is Rs. 10,000/-. Lodging and boarding will be arranged inside the campus for selected candidates. The fees will be collected only through Demand Draft / National Electronic Funds Transfer(NEFT).The detail of the payment methods will be intimated to the selected participants by email. It is also mandatory for all the selected participants to send the consent of the head of the Institution/Department by post or email. The number of seats is limited.

Important Dates:
Last Date of Registration: February 29, 2016
Announcement of selection list: March 06, 2016

Course Coordinators:
Soumya Dutta
Vinay Kulkarni
Dept. of Electrical Engineering,
IIT Madras,
Chennai 600 036.
Email : cnnpstc@ee.iitm.ac.in