Announcements

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ICMFHT 2018:

ICMFHT 2018 will be held in Budapest, Hungary on April 12 - 14, 2018 at the Novotel Budapest Centrum.

MHMT'18 Workshop

As per popular request, the organizing committee has decided to extend the MHMT'18 congress to three days (April 12 - 14, 2018). The new high-level schedule is as follows:

  • Day 1: Workshop(s) and Registration
  • Day 2: Main Track Conference Sessions
  • Day 3: Main Track Conference Sessions and Gala dinner or Cruise tour

Registration for the workshop will be separate from the main conferences. Workshop attendees will receive a certificate of participation. For registration, please visit: here.

More information to follow; we greatly appreciate your patience!

Poster Board Dimensions:

Authors presenting via poster boards are to be informed that poster boards are 110 cm height and 70 cm width.

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Best Paper Award:

Two best paper awards will be conferred to author(s) of the papers that receive the highest rank during the peer-review and by the respected session chairs. Please visit Paper Submission for more information.

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Become a Sponsor or an Exhibitor

ICMFHT attracts a wide range of researchers in the field of multiphase flow and heat transfer. As a prominent company in the field of multiphase flow and heat transfer, we would like to offer you an exhibit at ICMFHT. Please visit Sponsors for more information.

We are very happy to announce the following keynote speaker for the 3rd International Conference on Multiphase Flow and Heat Transfer (ICMFHT'18):

Dr. Lixin Cheng

Sheffield Hallam University, UK

Dr. Afshin J. Ghajar

Oklahoma State University, USA

Dr. Guodong Xia

Beijing University of Technology Beijing, China

Dr. Lixin Cheng

Dr. Lixin Cheng is Principal Lecturer and Programme Leader in Chemical Engineering at Sheffield Hallam University, UK. He obtained his Ph.D. in Thermal Energy Engineering at the State Key Laboratory of Multiphase Flow at Xi’an Jiaotong University, China in 1998. Dr. Cheng has extensive international working and collaboration experience. He held an associate professor in Chemical Engineering at Aarhus University, Denmark in 2013-2015. He was a senior lecturer and course leader in Petroleum Engineering at the University of Portsmouth, UK in 2011-2013, and a lecturer in Chemical Engineering at the University of Aberdeen, UK in 2009-2011. He worked as a scientific collaborator in the Laboratory of Heat and Mass Transfer (LTCM) at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland in 2006-2009. He was awarded an Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellowship and worked at the Institute of Process Engineering at the Leibniz University of Hanover, Germany in 2004-2006. He was a senior research fellow at London South Bank University in 2001-2003, and a post-doctoral research fellow at Eindhoven University of Technology, the Netherlands in 2000-2001. His research interests include multiphase flow and heat transfer, enhanced heat transfer, micro-scale two-phase flow and heat transfer, nanofluid two-phase flow and heat transfer, compact and micro-heat exchangers, chemical processes and thermal energy system etc. In recent years, he is active in developing cutting-edge interdisciplinary research such as bioenergy, waste utilization and energy efficiency. He has published more than 100 papers in journals and conferences, 10 book chapters and edited 10 books. He is associate editor of Heat Transfer Engineering since 2016. He was the founder and Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Microscale and Nanoscale Thermal and Fluid Transport Phenomena (IJMNTFTP) (2010-2014). He is the Editor-in-Chief of e-book series Advances in Multiphase Flow and Heat Transfer, and editor of SpringerBriefs on “Multiphase Flow” and Book series “Frontiers and Progress in Multiphase Flow” by Springer Verlag in Germany.

Topic of Keynote: Two Phase Flow and Thermal Physics of Nanofluids: Understanding the Fundamentals, Mechanisms and Challenges

Keynote Abstract

Dr. Afshin J. Ghajar

Dr. Afshin J. Ghajar is Regents and John Brammer Endowed Professor in the School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma, USA and a Honorary Professor of Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, China. He received his BS, MS, and Ph.D. all in Mechanical Engineering from Oklahoma State University. His expertise is in experimental heat transfer/fluid mechanics and development of practical engineering correlations. His current research is in two-phase flow heat transfer/pressure drop studies in pipes with different orientations, heat transfer/pressure drop in mini/micro tubes, and heat transfer/pressure drop in the transition region (plain and enhanced tubes). He and his co-workers have published over 200 reviewed research papers. He has delivered numerous keynote and invited lectures at major technical conferences and institutions. He has received several outstanding teaching/service awards over the years. His latest awards are the 75thAnniversary Medal of the ASME Heat Transfer Division "in recognition of his service to the heat transfer community and contributions to the field" and the ASME ICNMM 2016 Outstanding Leadership Award, this award recognizes a person whose service within the ICNMM (International Conference on Nanochannels, Microchannels, and Minichannels) is exemplary; the recipient of the award contributed significantly to the lasting success of the conference. Dr. Ghajar is a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Heat Transfer Series Editor for CRC Press / Taylor & Francis and Editor-in-Chief of Heat Transfer Engineering, an international journal published eighteen times per year by Taylor and Francis. Dr. Ghajar is also the co-author of the 5th Edition of Cengel and Ghajar, Heat and Mass Transfer – Fundamentals and Applications, McGraw-Hill, 2015.

Topic of Keynote: Flow Patterns, Void Fraction and Convective Heat Transfer in Gas-Liquid Two Phase Flow at Various Pipe Inclinations

Keynote Abstract

Dr. Guodong Xia

Professor Guodong Xia is a leading professor in Thermal Energy Engineering at Beijing University of Technology, China. He received his Ph.D. in Thermal Energy Engineering at the State Key Laboratory of Multiphase Flow at Xi’an Jiaotong University, China in 1996. He was a visiting professor in the Institute of Process Engineering of the University of Hanover, Germany in 2000 -2001. His research interests include fundamentals and applications of microscale heat transfer, multuphase flow and heat transfer, waste energy recovery, thermal energy system, heat exchanger design and enhanced heat transfer. His research has been supported by the National Basic Research Program of China (973 Program), National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), Beijing Natural Science Foundation and industry. He is a member of the multiphase flow committee of the Chinese Society of Engineering Thermophysics and a member of the multiphase flow committee of the Chinese Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics. He has published more than 100 papers in journals and conferences. Especially, he has published more than 50 papers in the leading international journals such as International Journal of Heat Mass Transfer, International Journal of Multiphase Flow, Applied Thermal Engineering and International Journal of Thermal Sciences etc. since 2011.

Topic of Keynote: Two Phase Flow and Thermal Physics of Nanofluids: Understanding the Fundamentals, Mechanisms and Challenges

Keynote Abstract


Upcoming Dates

Oct. 12, 17
Feb. 1, 2018
Final Regular Registration
Extended Paper Submission Deadline
Nov. 2, 17
Feb. 8, 2018
Notification to Authors
Extended Notification to Authors
Nov. 16, 17
Feb. 20, 2018
Early-Bird Registration
Extended Early-Bird Registration