Important Dates


The conference is a continuation of the ICFM series of conferences organized by the Materials Science Centre at IIT Kharagpur. The primary objective of this conference is to exchange knowledge among researchers, practicing engineers, and technologists about the state-of-the-art in functional materials and their applications. Motivating young scientists, budding technologists, and entrepreneurs in these fields to enrich their knowledge by interacting with their peers in their respective areas is a prime goal of the conference.

1 September, 2023

Abstract Submission open

7 November, 2023

Deadline for Abstract Submission
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1-10 November, 2023

Last Date of Notification for Abstract Acceptance

15 November, 2023

Last date for early bird fee payment
The conference will be held at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, during January 9-11, 2024.


2D Materials- Graphene and beyond
2D Heterostructures & Devices
Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
Quantum Materials
Functional Polymers, Glasses, Ceramics, Semiconductors, and Composites
Energy Materials-Batteries, Supercapacitors, Solar Cells
Theoretical Modeling/Computer Simulations of Functional Materials
Soft & Nature Inspired Materials
Metals and Alloys
Advanced Characterization
Flexible Materials and Devices
Sensors and Actuators
Textile and Fiber Technology
Glasses and Glass Ceramics
Optoelectronic Devices
Electronics Devices


  • Prof. Chacko Jacob
    Chairperson, ICFM-2024
  • Prof. Subhasish Basu Majumder
    Co-Chairperson, ICFM-2024
  • Prof. Prasana K Sahoo
    Organizing Secretary, ICFM-2024
  • Prof. Ahin Roy
    Treasurer, ICFM-2024

Local Organizing Committee

  • Prof. Susanta Banerjee
  • Prof. Pallab Banerji
  • Prof. Bhanu Bhusan Khatua
  • Prof. Debabrata Pradhan
  • Prof. Ayan Roy Chaudhuri
  • Prof. Rajat Das
  • Prof. Shibayan Roy
  • Prof. Hemakesh Mohapatra
  • Prof. Vidya Kochat