Nano-fabrication with Soft Matter: TD, BU and Beyond, NanoIndia 2013, Trivandrum, February 20, 2013. Key-note Lecture
Nanofabrication beyond the Top-down and Bottom-up: Power of Self-organization on Small Scales, The The Syed Husain Zaheer Medal Lecture & the Bawa Kartar Singh Memorial Lecture, Chandigarh Science Congress, March 01, 2013.
National Lecture on Nanotechnology, Bangalore INDIA NANO Conference, Bangalore, December 2-5, Bangalore, 2013.
Defying the tyranny of surface tension in self-organization: fabrication of sub-100 nm arrays, International Soft Matter Conference 2013, September 15-19, 2013, Rome. Key Note Lecture.
Nanotechnology for Composites, 29th National Convention of Chemical Engineers & National Seminar on “New Composites: The Materials for Chemical and Allied Industries, Udaipur, October 4-5, 2013
Spinning the web: electrospinning and spin coating for health, environment and energy, Chemistry of Materials-2013, Trivandrum, October 15-17, 2013.
Nanofabrication beyond the top-down and bottom-up, Leopoldina-INSA Symposium on Nanoscience, Halle (Germany), November 25-27, 2013.
Ruckenstein E., Sharma A., Mechanism of and factors affecting the tear film breakup: implications for tear substitutes and contact lens tolerance. 2nd International Symposium on the Tear Film, Lubbock, Texas, 1984.
Sharma A., Ruckenstein E., Lifetimes of thin free and wetting films - a nonlinear approach. 191st National American Chemical Society Meeting, New York City, 1986.
Sharma A., Ruckenstein E., Lifetimes and critical thickness of foams and emulsions. 62nd Colloid and Surface Science Symposium, American Chemical Society, University Park, Pennsylvania, 1988.
Sharma A., Coles W. H. and Ruckenstein E., Morphological abnormalities and adhesion failure of corneal epithelial cells: A surface chemical hypothesis. Annual AIChE meeting, Washington , D. C. , 1988.
Sharma A. and Ruckenstein E., Thick film rupture with emphasis on tear film breakup. Annual AIChE meeting, Washington, D.C., 1988.
Sharma A. and Coles W. H., Dynamics of centripetal migration of corneal epithelial cells, epithelial renewal and graft replacement. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, Sarasota, Florida, 1989.
Sharma A. and Coles W. H., Tear film breakup. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, Sarasota, Florida, 1990.
Sharma A., Wettability of the corneal surface: in health and disease. International Symposium on Ocular Pharmacology and Therapeutics, New Delhi (AIIMS), 1990.
Sharma A., Surface properties of the extracellular glycocalyx. Polymers'91, NCL, Pune, 1991.
Sharma A., Determination of polymer surface properties by contact angle goniometry. ACMS Research Symposium, IIT Kanpur, 1991.
Jameel A. T. and Sharma A., Nonlinear dynamics of thin liquid films. CHEMCON-92, Manipal, 1992.
Bhattacharjee S., Sharma A. and Bhattacharya P. K., Modeling of osmotic pressure and gel layer controlled flux decline in ultrafiltration. CHEMCON-93, Bombay, 1993.
Bose S. and Sharma A., Steady viscous flow of thin films on spheres. CHEMCON-93, Bombay, 1993.
Sandilya P., Rao D. P. and Sharma A., Analysis of flow of gas phase in a high gravity gas-liquid contactor. CHEMCON-93, Bombay, 1993.
Jameel A. T. and Sharma A., Nonlinear stability and morphology of ultrathin films on substrates. CHEMCON-93, Bombay, 1993.
Rao B. S., Sharma A. and Rao D. P., Role of contact angle hysteresis on shape of menisci between touching spheres. CHEMCON-93, Bombay, 1993.
Sharma A., Interfacial temperature rise and multiplicity in isothermal gas-liquid CSTR. CHEMCON-93, Bombay, 1993.
Jameel A. T. and Sharma A., Nonlinear stability of thin liquid films. CHEMCON-94, Kharagpur, 1994.
Bhattacharjee S., Sharma A. and Bhattacharya P. K., Osmotic pressure and diffusivity of BSA in aqueous media: Role of acid-base interactions. National Conference on Science and Technology of Self-Organizing Systems, Jadavpur University, Calcutta, 1995.
Khanna R. and Sharma A., Hydrophobic and hydrophilic acid-base interactions in coagulation and flotation. International Conference on Mineral Processing, IIT Kanpur, 1995.
Jameel A. T. and Sharma A., Finite amplitude instability in thin liquid films. CHEMCON-95, Kalpakkam, 1995.
Jameel A. T. and Sharma A., Relationship between lifetimes of thin films and macroscopic parameters of wetting. International Congress on Adhesion Science and Technology, Amsterdam, 1995.
Sharma A. and Reiter G., Adhesion failure and dewetting of thin polymer films on coated substrates. International Congress on Adhesion Science and Technology, Amsterdam, 1995.
Sharma A., Surface chemistry of corneal wetting : Does ocular mucus have a role in tear film stability? Indian Eye Research Group Annual Meeting, Hyderabad, 1996.
Sharma A., Breakup and dewetting of the corneal mucus layer: An update. Second International Conference on the Lacrimal Gland, Tear Film and Dry Eye Syndromes: Basic Science and Clinical Relevance, Bermuda, 1996.
Sharma A., Tiwari S., Khanna R. and Tiffany J. M., Hydrodynamics of meniscus induced thinning of the tear film. Second International Conference on the Lacrimal Gland, Tear Film and Dry Eye Syndromes: Basic Science and Clinical Relevance, Bermuda, 1996.
Sharma A., Surface chemical pathways of the tear film breakup: Does corneal mucus have a role?. Second International Conference on the Lacrimal Gland, Tear Film and Dry Eye Syndromes: Basic Science and Clinical Relevance, Bermuda, 1996.
Sharma A and Lakshmanan S. K., Effect of drop size on equilibrium contact angles of surfactant solutions. CHEMCON-97, New Delhi, 1997.
Sandilya P., Biswas G. and Sharma A., Gas-phase controlled absorption for countercurrently flowing gas and liquid between two rotating disks. Third ISHMT/ASME Heat and Mass Transfer Conference, Kanpur, 1997.
Reiter G., Casoli A., Sharma A. and Auroy P., Connectors in adhesion and contact angle hysteresis. JADH '97, Proceedings of Conference on Adhesion (9 emes Journees d' Etudes Sur l'Adhesion; Edition SFV), pp. 68-73, Paris, 1997.
Reiter G., Casoli A., David M.-O., Sharma A., Khanna R. and Auroy P., Long range forces in thin liquid films on wettable substrates. 2nd International Conference on Wetting and Self Organization, Munich, 1998.
Sharma A., Khanna R. and Reiter G., Two dimensional dispersions: Pattern formation in thin films. International Conference on Disperse Systems, Indian Society for Surface Science & Technology, Jadavpur University, 1998.
Padmakar A. S., Kargupta K. and Sharma A., Dewetting of evaporating water films: Role of hydrophobic interaction. International Conference on Disperse Systems, Indian Society for Surface Science & Technology, Jadavpur University, 1998.
Sharma A., Khanna R. and Reiter G., Pattern formation in thin liquid films: Effect of short and long range forces and surfactants, 72nd Colloid and Surface Science Symposium of the American Chemical Society, Pennsylvania State University, 1998.
Sharma M. M., Zhang J. and Sharma A., The role of hydrophobic and hydration forces in the stability of thin aqueous films on mineral surfaces. 72nd Colloid and Surface Science Symposium of the American Chemical Society, Pennsylvania State University, 1998.
Sharma A. and Khanna R., Evolution of pattern in unstable thin liquid films: Effect of long range repulsion combined with shorter range attraction. International Symposium on Apparent and Microscopic Contact Angles, as a part of 216th American Chemical Society Meeting, Boston, 1998.
Jameel A. T. and Sharma A., Neutral stability of finite amplitude perturbations in thin liquid films, International Conference on Advances in Materials and Processing Technologies, University Putra Malaysia, 1999.
Sharma A., Khanna R. and Reiter G., Spontaneous evolution of defects in ultrathin polymer films as a probe of intermolecular interactions. Polymersâ€™99, New Delhi, 1999.
Sharma A., R. Konnur and Reiter G., Self-organization in thin liquid films. Indo-Israeli Conference on Current Issues of Condensed Matter and Materials Physics, New Delhi, 1999.
Jameel A.T. and Sharma A., Energy criterion for the stability of thin films, World Engineering Congress and Exhibition, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 1999.
Sharma A. and Reiter G., Surface physical analog of the tear film breakup on the cornea, Royal Society Uniliver Indo - UK Forum 5th Meeting, Mysore, 1999.
Reiter G., Sharma A., Khanna R., David M.-O. and Casoli A., Instability and dewetting of thin films, Nachwuchstage der Kolloid -und Grenzflchenforschung, Basel, Switzerland, 1999.
Sharma A., To bead or not to bead? Knowledge and uncertainty in breakup and morphology of thin films, The Chemical Engineering Symposium honoring Eli Ruckenstein on his 1998 National Medal of Science, Buffalo, 1999.
Sharma A., Knowledge and uncertainty in breakup and morphology of thin films, Annual Meeting of the Indian Academy of Sciences, Lucknow, 1999.
Sharma A. and Kargupta K., Instability, dewetting and morphology of thin liquid films on heterogeneous surfaces, 74th American Chemical Society Colloid and Surface Science Symposium, Lehigh University, 2000.
Konnur R., Kargupta K. and Sharma A., Dewetting and pattern formation in thin film systems, The Indo-French workshop on surfactants, TRDDC, Pune, 2001.
Konnur R., Kargupta K. and Sharma A., Morphological Transitions and Templating during Dewetting of Thin Films on Patterned Substrates, International Workshop on Nanomaterials, Saha Institute, Science City, Calcutta, 2001.
Sharma A., Stability, dynamics and morphology of thin liquid films, International Nanotribology Symposium, Pelling, Sikkim, 2001.
Satyanarayana S. V., Sharma A. and Bhattacharya P. K., Prediction of partial fluxes during pervaporative separation of tolune-water, IIChE Annual Meting, CHEMCON- 01, Chenni, 2001.
Sharma A., Self organization in thin liquid films, International Workshop on Surface Phenomena and Free Surface Flows, Technion, Haifa, Israel, 2001.
Sharma A., Meso-scale patterning of soft materials by templating, Indo-US Workshop on Nanotechnology, Santa Barbara, 2001.
Sharma A., Self-organized patterns in confined films: from Newtonian liquids to soft solids, International Conference on Statistical Physics, STATPHYS IV, Kolkata, 2002.
Sharma A., Self-organization in thin liquid and solid elastic films, Indo-Israeli Workshop on Current Issues in Condensed Matter Physics and Materials Science, Jerusalem, 2002.
Sharma A., Self-organized patterns in confined thin films of liquids and soft solids, 5th Liquid Matter Conference, European Physical Society, Konstanz, Germany, 2002.
S. V. Satyanarayana, V. S. Subramanyam, H. C. Verma, A. Sharma and P. K. Bhattacharya, Positron Annihilation technique for free volume parameters of pervaporation dense membranes, CHEMCON-02, Hyderabad, 2002.
Kajari Kargupta, Indrani Banerji, Ruhi Verma and Ashutosh Sharma, SELF-ORGANIZATION OF CONFINED THIN POLYMERS: ROLE OF VAN DER WAALS AND ELECTROSTATIC FORCE FIELD, International conference on soft matter, ICSM, Kolkata, 2004.