3rd Thermal and Fluids
Engineering Conference (TFEC)
March 4–7, 2018
Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA
“Engineering Challenges for the Betterment of Society”
American Society of Thermal and Fluids Engineers


The 2018 American Society of Thermal and Fluids Engineers (ASTFE) Conference will be held March 4–7, 2018 at the Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. ASTFE is the premier international society by and for professionals within the thermal and fluids science and engineering community. The 2018 ASTFE conference provides an international forum for the dissemination of the latest research and knowledge in the thermal and fluid sciences.

Authors are invited to submit abstracts covering, but not limited to, the following areas:

  • Advanced Energy Systems
  • Aerospace Applications
  • CFD and Numerical Heat/Mass Transfer
  • Combustion, Fire and Fuels
  • Computational Methods/Tools in Thermal- Fluid Systems
  • Electric, Magnetic, Flow and Thermal Phenomena in Micro and Nano-Scale Systems
  • Energy and Sustainability
  • Energy Conservation and Storage Techniques
  • Energy-Water-Food Nexus
  • Engineering Equipment and Environmental Systems
  • Engineering Fundamentals and Methodology
  • Environmental Heat/Mass Transfer
  • Experimental Methods/Tools and Instrumentation in Fluid Mechanics and Heat/Mass Transfer
  • Flow and Heat Transfer in Materials Processing Science and Manufacturing
  • Flow in Internal Multiphase Flows
  • Flow Instability
  • Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer in Industrial and Commercial Processes
  • Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer Multiphase Phenomena
  • Fluid Flow/Heat Transfer in Biosystems
  • Fluid Measurements and Instrumentation
  • Fluid Mechanics and Rheology of Nonlinear Materials and Complex Fluids
  • Fundamentals in Fluid Flow and Heat/Mass and Momentum Transfer
  • Heat/Mass Transfer at High Temperatures
  • Heat/Mass Transfer enhancement techniques
  • Heat/Mass Transfer in Compact Heat Exchangers
  • Heat/Mass Transfer in Pollutant Emission Control Systems
  • Heat/Mass Transfer in Porous Media
  • Heat/Mass Transfer in Renewable and Clean Energy Systems
  • Micro/Nano Heat/Mass Transfer
  • Multiphase Flow
  • Natural and Built Environments
  • Plasma Physics and Engineering
  • Radiative Heat Transfer
  • Technoeconomic Analysis of Energy Systems
  • Thermo-Fluid Education
  • Transportation
  • Turbulent Flows
  • Wind Turbines Aerodynamics and Control

Authors will have options to present their research work either in an abstract (presentation only), a peer-reviewed extended abstract (2 to 4 pages) or a full-length paper. The conference proceedings will contain both peer-reviewed extended abstracts and papers, and will be distributed in a digital form. Authors will also have the option to submit their conference papers to a technical journal of their choice after the conference.

Conference Pictures Introduction to Finite Element, Boundary Element, and Meshless Methods

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Please mark the following important dates:

August 21, 2017:

One paragraph abstract due

August 31, 2017:

Notification of Abstract Accept/Decline

October 14, 2017:

Draft Paper Extended Abstract Due

October 27, 2017:

Draft Paper/Extended Abstract Reviews Completed

November 10, 2017:

Authors Notified of Paper/Abstract Status

December 15, 2017:

Revised manuscript due / "Presentation Only" abstracts due (one or two paragraphs)

January 12, 2018:

Final Paper/Extended Abstract Due

Contact Us:

For technical and program questions:

Dr. Nesrin Ozalp, Program Chair


For all other conference matters:

Dr. Yong Tao, Conference Chair