The venue of the conference is Vellore Institute of Technology, Vandalur-Kelambakkam Road, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.


Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) is a progressive educational institution dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in Engineering and Technology. VIT was founded in 1984 by Dr. G. Viswanathan, a former parliamentarian and minister in Government of Tamilnadu. . VIT currently offers 80 degree programmes to over 35,000 students across 4 campuses at Vellore, Chennai, Bhopal, and Amaravati. A reputation of excellence in research supported by a high calibre staff is reflected in the demand for entry to VIT's programmes from high achieving students. VIT is committed to the development of innovative technologies for sustainability and maintains its relevance to world-class Engineering education linking industry and business through research networks across the globe.
VIT has risen to the expectations of Government organizations, research institutions, mission-critical organizations like Defence establishments, Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) and Atomic Research Centres. It has secured research funding for over 100 projects to the tune of INR 100 million. VIT also offers consultancy services worth more than INR 2.2 million including Defence Research and Development Laboratory.

VIT's research strength spans over diverse disciplines like CAD/CAM, Rapid Prototyping, Manufacturing, Product Design, Energy, Biomedical Research, Information Technology, Nanotechnology, Optoelectronics, Intelligent Systems and Materials Engineering. It also expands to research in basic sciences, applied sciences and biosciences. Emerging fields and key hi-tech disciplines of the future are focused on. It encourages its researchers to participate in a wide range of international research collaborations. VIT's extensive network creates unique opportunities for conducting and supporting research, particularly in inter- and multi-disciplinary areas.

VIT has nurtured the vision to evolve as an institution with international character. VIT has signed over 200 MoUs' with International Universities and Institutes of high repute to collaborate in research and academic activities. A full-fledged International Relations Office has been established to help in the internationalization efforts. VIT has International Students from over 40 countries pursuing various degree programmes. VIT assists foreign students and facilitates their social and cultural integration. Also, many International Conferences and exchange programmes happen often at VIT for which foreign delegates visit in large numbers.

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