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Challenges and Opportunities for Air Pollution and Climate Change Research

CHENNAI23 Jan 2013 to 25 Jan 2013 Click to view details

Venue Department of Environmental Health Engineering, Sri Ramachandra University, Porur
Entry Entry by invite only.

The CHOP-C workshop in Chennai is the second of two meetings where German and Indian scientists shall meet to exchange knowledge and ideas related to the topics of air pollution and climate change.

The prime objective of the event is to motivate young scientists of India through delivering quality thematic lectures by eminent scientists from Germany and India in the area of air quality, monsoon and climate interactions. The students will give poster presentations and ample opportunities to discuss with the senior researchers.

A public lecture will be given by an internationally renowned scientist.

The workshop has three main objectives:

  • To highlight outstanding research on chemistry climate interactions in Germany and India.
  • To provide opportunities for brilliant young researchers in India to inform themselves about research and career opportunities in Germany and allow German scientists to meet promising young scientists from India.
  • To strengthen existing German-Indian collaborations and establish new opportunities for co-operation.

Information on the protagonists for the lectures:

PD Dr. Martin Schulz, Forschungszentrum Jülich 

Dr. Gufran Beig, Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune (http://www.igacproject.org/SSC/Beig)

Dr. Kalpana Balakrishnan, Sri Ramachandra University, Porur, Chennai (http://www.srmc-ehe.org.in/viewmorefaculty.php?fac_id=80