The Postgraduate Department of Physics, St Philomena College, Puttur had organized a guest talk on ‘’Synthesis and characterization of Ceramics for diverse applications’’ on 15 October 2018. Dr R Ramachandra Rao, Senior Scientist at National Aeronautics Laboratory (NAL), Bangalore was the Resource person. He gave a brief lecture on ceramics including its synthesis and characterization by various techniques. The talk stressed upon the application of these materials in various fields including Biomedicines, pressure sensors at high temperature etc. The coordinator of the Physics Department Dr. E. Deepak D’silva welcomed the guest and gathering. Dr A.P. Radhakrishna introduced the guest to the gathering. First and Second Year M.Sc. Physics students were present during the progamme.