The Sethupathy Government Arts College Ramanathapuram, a premier post graduate teaching and research institution which is providing quality education to youth, has been growing consistently offering 32 different educational programs (10 UG courses Tamil & English medium, 8 PG courses, 8 M. Phil / Ph.D. programs in various disciplines) under one roof and is located at Ramanathapuram District. The college has started in the year 1965-’66. Now it is one of the grade one college, under the Directorate of College Education, Government of Tamil Nadu and affiliated to Alagappa University, Karaikudi . The Department of Physics is one of the premiers of its kind and offers under graduate (1977 onwards) , post graduate (2003 onwards), M. Phil. ( 2017 onwards) and Ph. D. (2016 onwards) programmes.This seminar is aimed at bringing together the scientists and experts to provide a common platform for sharing their

scientific results,thoughts and ideas.This seminar will cover all aspects relating to new materials research and nanotechnology.It will give the participants an exposure tosome of the latest developements in the field of material science, promote healthy competition amoung the young researchers to bring out their skils and competeness and to tranlate their reserach findings to plan for industrial growth and nation building.