BOYSCAST FELLOWSHIP FOR THE YEAR 2004-2005

BOYSCAST FELLOWSHIP FOR THE YEAR 2004-2005

BOYSCAST FELLOWSHIP FOR THE YEAR 2004-2005

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The "Better Opportunities For Young Scientists in Chosen Areas Of Science & Technology (BOYSCAST)" programme of the Department of Science & Technology (DST) provides opportunities to the young Indain Scientists/technologists for visiting international institutions to enable them to interact wih scientists/technologists abroad, get exposure to latest research techniques, participate and contribute to the latest developments inspecially chosen areas of science & technology.Applications are invited from Indian Nationals for the award of fellowships ynder the BOYSCAST programme for conducting advanced research/undergoing specialized training in overseas research laboratories/institutes, in chosen frontline areas of science & technology for the period of three to twelve months. The areas are given below. Atmospheric and Earth Sciences:Geotectonic models and experiments, Thermodynamics of multiphase systems, Isotope hydrology and glaciology, Isotope and chemical tracers for oceanography, Limnology, Global change,Palaeoclimatology and Palaeoenvironment, Evolution and dynamics of the Indian lithosphere, Crust-mantle interaction, Seismic tomography, Wide angle MCS and MRP of marine sequences and related data processing, Nuclear waste disposal, Modelling in earth system science, Atmospheric boundary layer, Atmospheric chemistry and air pollution, Global electric circuit Near earth space environment, Regional and glabal climate studies and predictions, Atmospheric effects on radio communications, Palaeobiogeochemistry and organic geochemistry.

Chemical Sciences : Organometalic, Heterogeneous catalysis, Novel materials, Bio-sensors, Bioinorganic and biomimetic chemistry, Molecular electronic structure and dynamics, Polymer and surface Chemistry, Marine Chemistry, Laser spectroscopy and chemical dynamics, Magnetic resonance and magnetochemistry Supramolecular chemistry, Asymmetric synthis, Molecular mechanics and energetics, Combinational Chemistry.

Engineering Sciences: Computational fluid dynamics, Interface science and Engineering, Development of speciality chemicals, Advanced materials, Surface technology, Laser materials processing, Smart sensors and materials, Transducer and sensor technology, Very large scale integrated(VLSI) system design, embedded systems, Signal processing technologies, Microinstrumentation, Microfabrication/Micromachining and Nanotechnology, Optical information processing and optical computation, Wireless communication/computing Virtual reality, Internet techniques, E-commerce, Machine intelligence, Robotics and automation, Intelligent manufacturing, Recycling in manufacturing, Computer integrated manufacturing, Manufacturing process simulation, Advanced mechanical design, Mechatronics, Textile technology.

Life Sciences:Gene therapy, Site directed nutagenesis, Magnetic encephalograph, Brain mapping, Functional NMR/In vivo spectroscopy, Biomedical engineering, Transplant biology, Ecological engineering, Reproduction technology, Biodiversity and conservation biology, Industrial microbiology, Plant -microbe interation, Crop biotechnology including molecular mapping, Molecular marker assited plant breeding, Transgenic plants and animals, Plant genetic resouyrces, Molecular biology of biotic and abiotic stresses in plants, Evolutionary biology, Genetic engineering, Modelling for new drug development, Molecular epidemiology, Drug delivery systems, Biological sensors, Molecular cytogenetics.

Mathematical Sciences: Computational aspects of geometry and algebra, Design of efficient numerical/qualitative methods for solving differential equations (both ODE and PDE), Stochastic process modeling, Algebraic and geometrical methods in control theory, Mathematical theories of systems and Cybermetics, Exploratory data analysis, Dynamical systems, Game theory, Combinatorial optimization, Spectral and inverse spectral theory, Wavelet analysis, Graph Theory, Fuzzy/Hazy/Rough set theory, Mathematical togic, Expert sysems and artificial inteligence. Computability and complexity theories, Parallel computing and artificial neural net theory.

Physical Sciences:Electronic materials and processing, Nonlinear optics and optical materials, Nanophase materials, Optoelectronics, Gradient-index and Micro-optics, Semiconductor physics, Ultrafast phenomena, Plasma physics and plasma diagnostic techniques, Development of Synchrotron radiation sources.

Eligibility criteria, Guidelines Governing The Programme, Procedure For Application, Formats of Application Please refer Employment News 8-14 May 2004

Application should reach DST positively within 45 days from the date of this advertisement.

BOYSCAST FELLOWSHIP FOR THE YEAR 2004-2005