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Presented in National / International Conferences and Workshops :

Sr. No. Details of the Research Paper / Talk / Poster
(1)

Conducting polymers sensitized with organic dyes : New materials for electronics and optoelectronics.
S. Radhakrishnan, S. D. Deshpande, Prakash R. Somani
Presented in IUMRS-ICA-98, Bangalore, INDIA. 

(2)

Electrochromism and photoconductivity of conducting polypyrrole sensitized with organic dyes.
Prakash R. Somani
and S. Radhakrishnan.
Presented in Raman Memorial Conference-97, Physics Department,
Pune University, Pune INDIA.

(3)

Optoelectronic properties of conducting polypyrrole sensitized with organic dyes.
Prakash R. Somani and S. Radhakrishnan
Presented in a National Conference at BARC - 1998, Mumbai, INDIA.

(4)

Charge transport processes in conducting polypyrrole sensitized with Prussian Blue. 
Prakash R. Somani and S. Radhakrishnan
Presented in “Ninth National Convention of Electrochemists (NCE-IX), 26-27 November 1999, Surat, INDIA.

(5)

Conducting polymer based electrochromic display devices.
Prakash R. Somani, A. B. Mandale,  S. Radhakrishnan
Presented in “Raman Memorial Conference-99”, Physics Department,
Pune University (10-11 Dec. 1999), India.

(6)

Study and development of conducting polymer based electrochromic display devices. 
Prakash R. Somani
Presented in “87th Indian Science Congress”, Pune University, Pune-411 007 (3-7 Jan. 2000) under “ISCA Young Scientists Award Programm”.    

(7)

Study of conducting polymer composites for pressure sensor applications.
Prakash R. Somani
Presented in “7th National Seminar on Physics and Technology of Sensors”, Pune University, Pune-411 007 (14-16 Feb. 2000) INDIA.

(8)

Dye sensitized conducting polymers for photosensor applications.
Prakash R. Somani, D. P. Amalnerkar,  S. Radhakrishnan.
Presented in “7th National Seminar on Physics and Technology of Sensors”, Pune University, Pune-411 007 (14-16 Feb. 2000) INDIA.

(9)

Thickness dependence of optical humidity sensing in solid polymer electrolyte.
Anu Pillai, Prakash R. Somani, R. C. Aiyer.
Presented in “9th National Seminar on Physics and Technology of Sensors”, The Institute of Engineers, Pune-411 005 (4-6 March 2002) INDIA.

(10)

Solid state dye PV cells using opal inverse TiO2 films. 
G. Ruani, C. Dionigi, M. Murga, D. Palles, P. Nozar, Prakash R. Somani, and A. Migliori
Presented in “International Conference on the Physics, Chemistry and Engineering of Solar Cells (SCELLS-2004)”, Badajoz (13-15 May, 2004) Spain.  

(11)

Vertically aligned conical carbon nanofibers : Synthesis and Field emission.  
Prakash R. Somani, S. P. Somani, T. Yoshida, T. Suzuki, A. Yoshida, M. Noda and  M. Umeno.
Presented in “7th International Conference on The Science and Applications of Nanotubes, Nanotube 2006 (NT06)”, Nagano (18-23 June) Japan.  

(12)

Synthesis of Carbon Nanotubes with narrow diameter-distribution by spray pyrolysis of a natural precursor : Turpentine oil.   
P. Ghosh, R. A. Afre, Prakash R. Somani, M. Umeno, T. Jimbo, T. Soga. 
Presented in “7th International Conference on The Science and Applications of Nanotubes, Nanotube 2006 (NT06)”, Nagano (18-23 June) Japan.   

(13)

Properties and applications of carbon materials and their comparison with ZnO.   
M. Umeno, Prakash R. Somani  
Invited Talk by Prof. M. Umeno at India-Japan workshop (IJW – 2006) on “ZnO Materials and Devices”, Department of Electronics Science, University of Delhi South Campus, New Delhi - 110021, India (18 – 20 Dec. 2006).

(14)

Double walled carbon nanotubes incorporated donor–acceptor type organic photovoltaic devices using poly(3-octylthiophene) and fullerene (C60).    
Prakash R. Somani and S. P. Somani, G. Kalita, M. Umeno.  
Presented at “4th International Conference on Molecular Electronics and Bioelectronics (M-BE4)”, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan (14 –16 March 2007).

(15)

Proton exchange membrane fuel cell with multiwalled carbon nanotube based electrodes.     
S. P. Somani, Prakash R. Somani, A. Sato, M. Umeno.   
Presented at “4th International Conference on Molecular Electronics and Bioelectronics (M-BE4)”, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan (14 – 16 March 2007).

(16)

Carbon nanofibers and multiwalled carbon nanotubes from Camphor and their field electron emission.      
Prakash R. Somani, S. P. Somani, A. Yoshida, M. Tanemura, S. P. Lau, and M. Umeno.  
Presented at “4th International Conference on Molecular Electronics and Bioelectronics (M-BE4)”, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan (14 – 16 March 2007).

(17)

Carbon nanocapsules encapsulating cobalt nanoparticles by pulsed discharge plasma chemical vapor deposition : synthesis and study.    
Prakash R. Somani, S. P. Somani, M. Noda, M. Umeno.  
Presented at “International Conference on New Diamond and Nano Carbons (NDNC 2007)”, Senri Life Science Centre, Osaka, Japan (28 – 31 May 2007).

(18)

Improving photovoltaic response of poly(3-octylthiophene)/n-Si heterojunction by incorporating multi-walled carbon nanotubes.    
S. P. Somani, Prakash R. Somani, M. Umeno.  
Presented at “International Conference on New Diamond and Nano Carbons (NDNC 2007)”, Senri Life Science Centre, Osaka, Japan (28 – 31 May 2007).

(19)

Fabrication and investigation of heterojunction photovoltaic device based on fullerene (C60) and poly(3-octylthiophene).      
G. Kalita, Prakash R. Somani, S. Somani, M. Umeno.  
Presented at “International Conference on New Diamond and Nano Carbons (NDNC 2007)”, Senri Life Science Centre, Osaka, Japan (28 – 31 May 2007).

(20)

Nano sized single crystals of Fullerene : New Material for bulk heterojunction donor-acceptor type 3D solar cells.
Savita P. Somani, Prakash R. Somani, M. Umeno.  
Presented at “17th International Photovoltaic Science and Engineering Conference (PVSEC-17)”, Fukuoka International Congress Centre, Fukuoka, Japan (3 – 7 December 2007). 

(21)

Microstructure and optical properties of carbon films deposited by pulsed discharge plasma CVD.
M. Noda, T. Yoshida, Prakash R. Somani, M. Umeno.  
Presented at “17th International Photovoltaic Science and Engineering Conference (PVSEC-17)”, Fukuoka International Congress Centre, Fukuoka, Japan (3 – 7 December 2007).

(22)

New concepts in organic solar cells using carbon nanomaterials
Prakash R. Somani, S. P. Somani, M. Umeno.  
Talk Presented at “Carbon 2008 : International Conference on Carbon and World Conference on Carbon”, Nagano, Japan (13 – 18 July 2008).

(23)

n-type single walled carbon nanotube FETs with Samarium (Sm) as contact electrodes.
Prakash R. Somani, A. Kobayashi, Y. Ohno, S. Kishimoto, T. Mizutani.   
Talk Presented at “Japan Society of Applied Physics (JSAP) 69th Autumn Meeting 2008”, Chubu University, Japan (2 – 5 September 2008).

(24)

Platinum and ruthenium nanoparticles decorated multiwalled carbon nanotubes as electrodes for polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells
Prakash R. Somani, S. P. Somani, H. Uchida, A. Sato, M. Umeno.
Presented at "Japan Society of Applied Physics (JSAP) 69th Autumn Meeting 2008", Chubu University, Japan (2 - 5 September 2008).