Maiden Conference of the
Nigerian Society of Physical Sciences

September 16-20, 2020, Federal University of Lafia, Nasarawa State, Nigeria

About The Conference

Maiden conference of the Nigerian Society of Physical Sciences will focus on "Contemporary Breakthroughs in Physical Sciences : Catalyst for Sustainable Development". The programme of event highlights the most relevant issues in the area of Physical Sciences. The conference shall start with keynote and plenary speeches follow by sessions. The conference shall bring you an excellent opportunity to establish a scientific collaboration with other participants. It will provide a platform to exchange information on relevant issues, have open discussions, knowledge sharing and interactive sessions with field experts.

Chief Host

Speaker 1

Prof. Muhammad Sanusi Liman

Muhammad Sanusi Liman is a Professor of Plasma Physics of international repute. His research interest centers on (but not limited to) Dusty PlasmaCrystals, 2D Yukawa fluids, Material Science and the application of Plasma Technologies in Medicine and Environment. He’s currently a Professor at the Federal University Lafia where he also serves as the Vice Chancellor. He’s an epitome of scholarship and he has supervised a number of graduate and undergraduate students in Theoretical Plasma Physics as well as in electronic and communication. M. S. Liman obtained a Ph.D. in Plasma Physics in September 2004 from Okayama University, Japan under the supervision of Emeritus Professor Hiroo Totsuji. His earlier degrees were obtained from the University of Jos and Abubakar Tafala Balewa University Bauchi, for M.Sc (in 1997) and B.Sc (in 1991), respectively. Throughout his service life, M. S. Liman has been a prolific teacher from 1987 to date. He was a young Auxiliary teacher at G. S. S. Awe from October 1986 to September 1987. During his mandatory NYSC Service year, he taught Physics to the senior students of Girls High School Agulu, Anambra State between 1991 and 1992. He joined the service of his Alma-mater, the ATBU as a Graduate Assistant in 1992 and grew through the ranks to become a Professor of Plasma Physics in 2010. Read more at https://fulafia.edu.ng/lecturers/Liman-A0000.php



Host

Speaker 1

Assoc. Prof. Ibrahim Garba Bassi

Ibrahim Garba Bassi obtained a PhD in Applied Mathematics from Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University in year 2012. His current research work focuses on the Theory of Non – Commutative Levy Processes. He is currently the Dean, Faculty of Science, Federal University of Lafia



Theme Speaker

Speaker 1

Prof. Christopher Thron

Christopher Thron is the Head of Department of Science and Mathematics at Texas A&M University-Central Texas. Formerly he was a systems engineer with NEC America, Motorola, and Freescale. He received Ph.D. degrees in Mathematics and Physics from the University of Wisconsin, and the University of Kentucky, respectively. Christopher's passion is the creative use of Mathematics (especially Computational Mathematics) to solve important practical problems and improve quality of life. He places strong emphasis on mentoring up-and-coming researchers, and has co-authored research articles, national conference presentations, and one book with A&M-Central Texas students Christopher also has a long-standing interest in Third World development, and has taught courses and workshops in Mathematics, Statistics, and Software in Benin, Cameroon, Chad, Nigeria, Sudan, and the People’s Republic of China. He has also collaborated on published research with Faculty and other experts from those Countries. Mathematically, Christopher's focus areas include Machine Learning, Operations Research, Stochastic Optimization, Agent-based Modeling and Algorithm Design. Applications he has worked on include sensor networks, signal processing, target tracking, scheduling, epidemiological and social modeling, public health statistics, and foundations of quantum mechanics.

Registration Procedure (LOCAL PARTICIPANTS)

  • Visit the event page at www.fulafia.edu.ng/nsps2020. Click on Register. Select your title, enter your complete name, enter your email address and enter your phone number. If you are a registered member of NSPS, enter your membership number otherwise leave the space blank. Click on "Register" button.

  • You are now on the payment page for abstract submission. You can choose to either pay online by clicking on "Pay Online Now" or pay at any Commercial Bank via clicking on "Print and Pay in Bank". If you choose to pay online, you would be redirected to Remita where you would have 5 options to pay

    (a) Mastercard: Enter your card number, Expiry date, and CVV and click on pay

    (b) Bank Branch: Print the invoice and proceed to any commercial bank.

    (c) USSD: Dial *737*33*1*Your RRR# on your phone number registered with GTB or Dial *770*Your RRR # on your phone number registered with FIDELITY Bank

    (d) Internet Banking: Select your bank from the dropdown and follow the prompt.

    (e) eWallet: Paga

    Immediately after a successful payment, you would receive a receipt of payment from Remita. ALL payments must be initiated from the portal. Any RRR not generated on the portal would not be recognized by the portal.

    Please note that if you choose an option to pay via MasterCard, you would be redirected to a page where you can upload your abstract, immediately after successful payment. However, if you choose to pay via other options, then you must login again to your portal using your phone number and email address and click on "Verify Payment Made". Your payment would be instantly verified and you would be redirected to a page where you can upload your abstract.

    You are now on the abstract submission page. Enter your abstract title, select the file (PDF), Enter your affiliation and enter the names of your co-authors (without title, e.g. M. S. Shun). Click on submit abstract. Allow the file to upload and the next page to display "Submitted Successfully". This may take up to 30 seconds or more depending on your internet connectivity. Check your email for acknowledgment mail.

  • Within 5 days, your abstract would be reviewed and if there is no need for revision, you would receive a notification of acceptance otherwise you would be asked to revise and resubmit for reconsideration at no cost.

  • Once your abstract is accepted, please visit the portal again at www.fulafia.edu.ng/nsps2020 and click on login. Enter your phone number and email address and click on login. The details of the registration payment would be displayed for you. Click on "Pay" button and repeat payment procedure stated in step 2 again.

  • After the step 4 is successful, you would now be redirected to a page where you can complete you registration. Select your recent passport photograph, enter your postal address, select sex and click on complete registration. Allow the file to upload and next page to display "ACKNOWLEDGEMENT SLIP". This may take up to 30 seconds or more.

    Now your registration is complete. Download your acknowledgment slip and bring it to the venue. Procedure to make hotel reservation on your portal would be communicated later.

  • Please note that all payments must be initiated from the portal. Should you encounter any difficulty, do not hesitate to Call/Message/WhatsApp 08103950870, 08036289110, 08157475461. You are also welcome to join the NSPS Telegram Group at www.nsps.org.ng/telegram to interact with the Conference Committee and other interested participants.  

Registration Procedure (INTERNATIONAL PARTICIPANTS & STUDENTS)

    All intending international participants should send their abstracts to conference2020@nsps.org.ng with the subject "INT-SURNAME-Abstract Title. Submission of abstract is free. The conference registration fee (payable on-spot) is 120 USD for members of NSPS and 160 USD for non members of NSPS. The deadline is September 16, 2020. "

    All undergraduate students who intend to attend the conference should send their abstracts and scanned copy of their valid Student's ID Card to conference2020@nsps.org.ng with the subject "STD-SURNAME-Abstract Title". Submission of abstract is free. The conference registration fee (payable on-spot) is 10,000 Naira and the deadline is September 16, 2020.

Registration Fees

Early Bird
Member : N18,000

  • Branded Flash Drive with Book of Abstract
  • Branded Conference Jotter & Pen
  • Custom Badge / Name Tag
  • Certificate of Attendance / Presentation
  • Coffee Break & Meal
  • Branded Conference Bag
  • Attend AGM

Regular
Member: N25,000

  • Branded Flash Drive with Book of Abstract
  • Branded Conference Jotter & Pen
  • Custom Badge / Name Tag
  • Certificate of Attendance / Presentation
  • Coffee Break & Meal
  • Branded Conference Bag
  • Attend AGM

On-Spot
Member: N30,000

  • Branded Flash Drive with Book of Abstract
  • Branded Conference Jotter & Pen
  • Badge / Name Tag
  • Certificate of Attendance / Presentation
  • Coffee Break & Meal
  • Conference Bag with Sticker
  • Attend AGM

Early Bird
Non-Member : N30,000

  • Branded Flash Drive with Book of Abstract
  • Branded Conference Jotter & Pen
  • Custom Badge / Name Tag
  • Certificate of Attendance / Presentation
  • Coffee Break & Meal
  • Branded Conference Bag

Regular

Non-Member : N35,000


  • Branded Flash Drive with Book of Abstract
  • Branded Conference Jotter & Pen
  • Custom Badge / Name Tag
  • Certificate of Attendance / Presentation
  • Coffee Break & Meal
  • Branded Conference Bag

On-Spot
Non-Member : N40,000

  • Branded Flash Drive with Book of Abstract
  • Branded Conference Jotter & Pen
  • Badge / Name Tag
  • Certificate of Attendance / Presentation
  • Coffee Break & Meal
  • Conference Bag with Sticker

Event Schedule

Here is our event schedule

To be communicated later

Sponsors

We're seeking for sponsorship to fund our maiden conference. The conference would include paper presentations, prize and awards presentation, cocktail party etc. In this regard, your business can provide service or donation amount, and in turn we would promote your company as the event's official sponsor on our website, program of event and book of abstract. Your business/company could provide conference materials (Pens, Bags, Flash drives, Stickers, Hand bands, posters, fliers, etc) or Services (feeding, accommodation, local expenses of Keynote speaker, security, etc.) or donation amount ranging from 100,000 - 1,000,000 Naira (200K=>Bronze, 500K=>Silver, 1 m => Gold) in your role as our sponsor. If your company is interested in being our official event sponsor or you have further questions, please reach out to us via sponsor@nsps.org.ng.

Event Venue

Federal University of Lafia

Faculty of Science, Permenent Site, Along Makurdi Road, Maraba Akunza, Lafia, Nasarawa State, Nigeria

Hotels

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