Based on papers presented at the First International Conference on Composites and Nanocomposites (ICNC 2011), Jan. 7, 8, and 9, at Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India. Incluye referencias bibliográficas e índice. CONTENIDO: Finite element modeling of properties influence of particle characteristics in particle reinforced metal matrix composite / Jiaye Huang, Guoqing Wu, and Wei Sha -- XAFS probe in material science / C. Meneghini -- Effect of ag on textured electrical ceramics / A. Sotelo, M. A. Torres, Sh. Rasekh, L. C. Estepa, M. A. Madre, and J. C. Diez -- Nanoparticles filled epoxy-based adhesive for in situ timber bonding / Z. Ahmad, M. P. Ansell, D. Smedley, and P. Md Tahir -- Magnetic ferro-photo gels for synergistic reduction of hexavalent chromium in wastewater / Ani Idris, Nursia Hassan, and Audrey-Flore Ngomsik -- Mode-I fracture of CFRP composite bonded joints: Influence of surface treatment and adhesive ductility / K. B. Katnam and T. M. Young -- Charge transport property of multiferroic BiFeO3 electro ceramics / Sangram K. Pradhan, Prajna P. Rout, Sangram K. Das, Viswaranjan Mohanta, and Binod K. Roul -- Novel inorganic organic hybrid resins as biomaterials / P. P. Lizymol -- An experimental investigations on hybrid polymeric composite material reinforced with sisal and acacia fiber / K. Sakthivadivel and Dr. P. Govindasamy -- Modernism of Ni-WC nanocomposite coatings prepared from pulse and direct current methods / B. Ranjith and G. Paruthimal Kalaignan -- Effect of microfiller addition on physico-mechanical properties of glass fabric reinforced epoxy composite systems / B. Suresha, Y. S. Varadarajan, and G. Ravichandran -- Corrosion performance of heat treated Ni-CO nanocomposite coatings / B. Ranjith and G. Paruthimal Kalaignan -- Field emission study of thermally exfoliated wrinkled graphene / Tessy theres Baby and Sundara Ramaprabhu -- Synthesis and characterizations of anatase TiO2 nanoparticles by simple polymer gel technique / Prathibha Vasudevan, Sunil Thomas, Siby Mathew, and N. V. Unnikrishnan -- Thermoluminescence of Gd2O3: Er3+Yb3+ Doped phosphors / Raunak Kumar Tamrakar, D. P. Bisen, C. S. Robinson, and Nameeta Bramhe. Thermoluminescence and kinetics of copper doped CdS nanoparticle / Raunak Kumar Tamrakar, D. P. Bisen, C. S. Robinson, and Nameeta Brahme -- Poly(Vinyl alcohol)/Poly(Methacrylate-Co-N-Isopropylacrylamide) composite thermoresponsive microgels for drug delivery / S. V. Ghugare, B. Cerroni, E. Chiessi, R. Fink, and G. Paradossi.