A Three Day Web-Conference


3rd National Conference on Recent Advances in Science and Technology

Organized by


Under TEQIP III Project

AUGUST 17 - 19, 2020


Invited Speakers

With the distance factor tending to zero in the online version, NCRAST 2020 is enriched with confirmation from scientists, technologists and engineers from across the globe, including France, USA, Japan, Sweden, Lebanon, etc., in addition to many from within the country as Invited Speakers. Assam Science and Technology University thanks the S&T community for overwhelming response to NCRAST 2020. .

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About the Conference

The Assam Science and Technology University (ASTU) announces the organization of the 3rd edition of its National Conference on Recent Advances in Science & Technology (NCRAST 2020) through on-line mode during August 17 – 19, 2020 under TEQIP-III Project as a twinning activity with JNTU-Hyderabad. The main objective of NCRAST 2020 is to bring together the students, research scholars, technocrats, academic and industrial experts to a common forum to exhibit their technical excellence in the field of Science and Technology.

The conference will be organized through online mode. An online platform will be used for invited and poster presentations.

Intended Participants

The conference is open to be participated virtually through online mode by students, researchers,faculty members, scientists and industrial experts in the field of Science and Technology

Call for Paper

Papers are invited for presentation in virtual mode. Based on Reviewers’ recommendation accepted papers will be selected for either virtual oral presentation or virtual poster presentation. On the basis of the recommendation of Board of Reviewers, the papers presented at NCRAST 2020 will be published in UGC approved journals or in the form of book. The authors need to submit the full paper in MSWord format for publication after NCRAST 2020. The guidelines to prepare the papers or book chapter will be notified later to the authors.

Format of Abstract (Download) for the NCRAST 2020

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Important Dates

Registration & Abstract Submission Begins: 05/06/2020
Last Date of Registration: 20/07/2020
Abstract submission ends: 20/07/2020
Acceptance of abstract: 02/08/2020

About the University

Assam Science and Technology University (ASTU) is the premier technical university in the North Eastern Region, established on 4th January, 2010. The aim of ASTU is to bring all the existing engineering colleges/institutions of Assam on to one platform and introduction of UG/PG Courses in identified thrust areas. The course curriculum has been designed at par with some of the prestigious universities of National and International repute. The university is aiming to establish and provide a central research platform to the faculty and researchers of the region to carry out different innovative research activities in the field of science and technology

The university is located at Tetelia Road, Near Assam Engineering College, Jalukbari, Guwahati, Assam 781013. The University is located in a naturally beautifully location at the bank of Deepor Beel (26.1407° N, 91.6673° E) which is a permanent freshwater lake, in a former channel of the Brahmaputra River, to the south of the main river. Deepor Beel Bird Sanctuary covering an area of 414 ha within the larger spread of the beel to shelter several species of birds has been created by the Department of Forests, Assam. The distance of the university from LGB International Airport, Guwahati is around 15.0 km and from Guwahati railway station is around 12.0 km.

Scope of the Conference

  • All branches of engineering
  • Energy - nuclear, solar, bio-fuel, fuel cell, wind, thermal, hydro and hybrid energy source
  • Material Science - Nanomaterial, Polymer, Bio-material, any advanced materials, Superconductor etc
  • Plasma Science and Technology
  • Bio-engineering and allied fields
  • Environmental Science and Engineering
  • Food Processing, Preservation & Packaging
  • Water Resource Management and associated technologies
  • Robotics & Artificial Intelligence
  • Remote Sensing
  • Design and Architecture
  • Other Science and Technology related fields

Glimpse of NCRAST 2018

Glimpse of NCRAST 2019

National Advisory Committee

Prof. B. N. Goswami
Prof. S. Bujarbarua
Prof. K.S. Goswami
Prof. Heremba Bailung
Prof. Anji Reddy
Prof. Bekkam Venkateswara Rao
Prof. Alika Khare
Prof. Anup Kumar Gogoi
Prof. Bhagawat Pran Duarah
Prof. Shikhar Kumar Sarma
Dr. Mukul Chandra Bora
Dr. Arup Kumar Misra
Dr. Mukulesh Barua
Dr. Atul Bora
Dr. Reeta Sarmah
Dr. B. N. Choudhury

Organizing Committee

Designation Name
Patron Prof. Dhiraj Bora, Vice Chancellor, ASTU

Dr. Nripen Das, Registrar, ASTU

Dr. (Prof.) B. Padmaja Rani, JNTUH

Academic Advisor

Prof. A K Baruwa, ASTU

Dr. S. Muroli Mohan, ASTU

Dr. (Prof.) K. P. Supreethi, JNTUH

Financial Advisor Mr. Debajyoti Goswami, ASTU


Dr. Bharat Kakati, ASTU

Dr. B. R. Phukan, ASTU


Dr. (Prof.) K. Manjula Vani, JNTUH

Dr. Plaban Bora, ASTU

Dr. Tapan Rajbongshi, ASTU

Academic Member

Dr. Indranil Chanda, ASTU

Dr. Prasenjit Saikia, CSIR-NEIST, Jorhat

Dr. Pranjal Kumar Gogoi, Tezpur University

Dr. Hemen Kalita, Gauhati University

Dr. Subir Biswas, IASST, Guwahati

Dr. Biplob Mondal, Tezpur University

Mr. Nabajit Dev Choudhury, ASTU

Mr. Monoj Baruah, ASTU

Dr. Mausumi Das, Sipajhar College

Dr. Ankur Gogoi, J B College, Jorhat

Dr. Jyotishmoy Borah, BBEC-Kokrajhar

Mr. Prasanta Kumar Choudhury, AEC-Guwahati

Mr. Nayanjyoti Talukdar, JIST- Jorhat

Dr. Bidyut Deka, GIMT-Tezpur

Dr. Karabee Das, ASTU

Dr. Sanghita Dutta, ASTU

Technical Member

Mr. Rajib Lochan Pathak, ASTU

Mrs Pingki Sarma, ASTU

Mr. Basanta Barman, ASTU

Mr. Sanjib Kumar Das, ASTU

Mr. Maharnav Bhattacharyya, ASTU

Mr. Anuron Deka, ASTU

Mr. Nilam Pathak, ASTU

Mr. Subhas Basisthya, ASTU

Mr. Ripon Deb Roy, ASTU

Mr. Debashish Deka, ASTU

Ms. Hemagni Deka, ASTU

Ms. Parlie Dutta, ASTU

Ms. Kanya Kumari Pathak, ASTU


Dr. Tapan Rajbongshi
Contact No: +91 9613011548
Dr. Karabee Das
Contact No: +91 6901571348
Email: ncrast2020.astu@gmail.com
Assam Science and Technology University
Tetelia Road, Near Assam Engineering College
Jalukbari, Guwahati, Assam 781013
Website: www.astu.ac.in