The Department of Physics, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Vadapalani campus has organized two days National conference on Advances in Materials Research -2018 (NCAMR-18) during April 27th&28th.The conference received more than 75 research papers across the country. Dr.K.Ramachandran HOD,Physics gave the welcome address. Dr.C.Gomathi Dean in charge (E&T) has appreciated the meticulous efforts rendered by Physics Department in organizing this conference for second time. Dr.R.Jayavel, Director Research, Anna University distinguished chief guest for this conference has addressed on numerous opportunities and invention in the field of material sciences. His thought provoking speech enthralled the participants to invest their ideas in the field of material sciences. Professors and research scholars from various institutions have presented their research papers.