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NSSW 2018: 5th National Symposium on Shock Waves

Duration: 26-28 February 2018

Organized by: Society for Shock Wave Research (India) & High Energy Materials Society of India, Chandigarh-Delhi Chapter

Venue: Terminal Ballistics Research Laboratory, Sector 30, Chandigarh, INDIA [The symposium will be organized in Manthan Auditorium at TBRL Ranges about 22 km from Chandigarh on Chandigarh- Yamuna Nagar Highway (NH 73)]

Society for Shock Wave Research (India)
The society was formulated by Department of Aerospace Engineering Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, India to create awareness about shock wave science and its applications in different fields. The society is conducting bi annual national symposium and has conducted four national symposia on shock wave so far. The interaction and deliberations in these symposia has given way to many partnerships among the academia, R&D organizations and industries.


  • Shock Generation Devices & Techniques
  • Diagnostics and High Speed Instrumentation
  • Modeling and Simulation of Detonation, Shock & Hypersonic Flow
  • Underwater Shock Waves and Tsunami
  • Ballistics and Shock Waves
  • Shock Waves in Condensed Media
  • Shock Waves in Porous, Composite and Geological Media
  • Detonation and Shock Induced Chemistry
  • Shock Tubes and High Temperature Chemical Kinemetics
  • Blast/ Shock Mitigation
  • Medical and Biological Applications

Call for Papers: Authors are invited to submit papers for the symposium. Selection will be on the based of quality of abstract. Best paper awards instituted by Society for Shock Waves Research will be given to best papers by students working in the area of Shock Wave research. Abstract submission should include title of paper, authors name, affiliation, keywords. The MS word format to be used along with pdf version for clarity of symbols used. The abstracts should be mailed to nssw2018@gmail.com

Important Dates

  • First announcement – 31st July 2017
  • Submission of abstracts – 30th September 2017
  • Notification of acceptance – 31st October 2017
  • Full Paper submission – 31st December 2017
  • Registration – 31st January 2018

Registration Fee (Registration form in downloads )
Delegates from scientific / academic institutes - Rs.5000/-
Students - Rs. 1500/-       Members of SSWR/ HEMSI - Rs. 4000/-

Souvenir: A souvenir will be published comprising of abstracts and advertisements. All industry partners are invited to advertise their products and give impetus to the seminar.

Advertisement rates
Front cover inside: Rs. 50,000,   Back cover outside: Rs. 50,000
Back cover inside: Rs. 40,000, Full page: Rs. 25,000 Half page: Rs. 10,000

Exhibition: Exhibition of industrial products and models made by student/researcher. Fee Rs. 20000 per cubical (Area 2.5m x 2.5m and height 2.4 m. 2 chairs, 1 table and electric supply).

Payment Details:  The registration fee and advertisement/exhibition charges can be deposited directly to a/c no. 37030950725 at SBI, Sec-30, Chandigarh (IFSC Code: SBIN0001443) or by demand draft in favour of “The Chairman, NSSW-2018" payable at Chandigarh.

Chandigarh- The City Beautiful
Chandigarh, the dream city of India’s first Prime Minister, Pt. Jawahar Lal Nahru, was planned by the famous French architect Le Corbusier. Chandigarh ‘The City Beautiful’ is situated 250km north of New Delhi and is well connected by road, train and air.

Climate: Chandigarh weather in February is pleasant, generally dry and the temperature in between 10oC to 25oC.

Places to Visit:

  • Chandigarh : Beautiful gardens (Leisure Valley, Bougainvillea Park, Zakir Rose Garden, Shanti Kunj, Hibiscus Garden, Botanical Garden, Topiary Garden and Terraced Garden and World Famous Rock Garden), Sukhana Lake
  • Moghul Garden at Pinjore (20 km)
  • Mussoorie 160 km, linked via road
  • Shimla 100 km, linked via Road and Heritage Train
  • Kasauli 60 km, linked via Road
  • Manali 300 km, linked via Road
  • Dharamshala 250 km, linked via Road

Important Contacts

Inderpal Singh Sandhu, Sc E, 99142 12403, 0173-3307304
Dr P K Soni, Sc F, 0173-3307204, A C Sharma, Sc G, 0173-3307503
TBRL, Sector 30, Chandigarh, Ph: 0172-3957117, Fax: 0172-2657506

Email: nssw2018@gmail.com; Website: www.hemsichd.org

Important Reservation Websites to Plan Journey

By Air:  www.airindia.in      By Train: https://www.irctc.co.in
By AC Luxury Bus: http://hartrans.gov.in/ors/
By AC Luxury Bus: http://www.punbusonline.com/