4th International Conference on Fluid Flow and Thermal Science (ICFFTS 2023)
We a are pleased to announce our Plenary and Keynote Speakers for ICFFTS 2023:
Dr. Sanjeev Chandra
University of Toronto , Canada
Sanjeev Chandra is a Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (MIE) at the University of Toronto, which he joined in 1990 after receiving his Ph.D. from Cornell University. Prof. Chandra is known internationally for his research on the dynamics of droplets and sprays and is one of the founders of the Centre for Advanced Coating Technologies at the University of Toronto. His research spans the areas of fluid mechanics, heat transfer and materials science and has also been applied in spray coating, spray cooling, spray painting, ink-jet printing, electronic cooling and waste heat recovery.
Prof. Chandra has published over 300 papers in referred journals and international conference proceedings. He was awarded the The Brockhouse Canada Prize for Interdisciplinary Research in 2010 by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada to recognize outstanding collaborative research. He received the Jules Stachiewicz Medal for heat transfer in 2015 and the Robert W. Angus Medal for the management and practice of mechanical engineering in 2020, both awarded by the Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering. He received the Classic Paper Award from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers in 2019. Professor Chandra was a Fellow of the Centre of Smart Interfaces at the University of Darmstadt in 2011 and the Tan Chin Tuan Exchange Fellow at Nanyang Technological University in 2018. He is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Prof. Chandra teaches undergraduate and graduate courses on thermodynamics and heat transfer and was awarded the Sustained Excellence in Teaching Award by the MIE Department. He has written an undergraduate textbook on thermodynamics and several chapters for books on thermal spray coating, heat transfer and sprays. He has served as visiting professor at the University of Limoges (France), Korea University (S. Korea), the University of Bremen (Germany), the University of Darmstadt (Germany), Nanyang Technical University (Singapore) and the University of Brighton (UK).
Topic of Keynote: Design, Fabrication And Testing Of Topologicaly Optimized Heat Sinks For Electronic Cooling
Dr. Tassos Karayiannis
Brunel University London, UK
Tassos Karayiannis studied at the City University London and the University of Western Ontario. He started his career as a researcher at Southampton University and later as a British Technology Group Researcher at City University. Subsequently he worked at London South Bank University and joined Brunel University London in 2005 where he is now Professor of Thermal Engineering, Leader of the Two-Phase and Heat Transfer Group and Director of the Energy Efficient and Sustainable Technologies Research Centre of Brunel. Professor Karayiannis has carried out fundamental and applied research in a number of single-and two-phase heat transfer areas. He has been involved with two-phase flow and heat transfer for over 35 years. Initially he worked on the enhancement of pool boiling and condensation processes using high intensity electric fields (Electrohydrodynamic enhancement of Heat Transfer). In parallel, he carried out extensive experimental work in pool boiling heat transfer with plane and enhanced surfaces. Professor Karayiannis has also been very actively involved with research in flow boiling in small to micro tubes and micro-multi-channels. This work involves fundamental studies as well as research leading to the design of high heat flux integrated thermal management systems. His research has been funded by the UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, Innovate UK and Industry. He has published more than 250 chapters in books, papers and industrial reports. He is a Fellow of the EI and the IMechE, Member of the Assembly for International Heat Transfer Conferences and the Chairman of the UK National Heat Transfer Committee.
Topic of Keynote: Research in Flow Boling in Small to Microscale Heat Exchangers
Dr. Yogesh Jaluria
The State University of New Jersey, USA
Dr. Yogesh Jaluria is Board of Governors Professor and Distinguished Professor at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. His research work is in the field of thermal science and engineering, covering areas like convection, fires, materials processing, thermal management of electronics, energy, and environment. He is the author/co-author of 10 books, including 4 extensively expanded revised versions. He is also the editor/coeditor of 15 conference proceedings, 14 books, and 16 special issues of archival journals. He has contributed over 600 technical articles, including over 230 in archival journals and 22 book chapters. He has 3 patents and 7 copyrighted software. He has received several awards and honors for his work, such as the prestigious 2020 Holley Medal from ASME for pioneering achievements in optical fiber drawing, the 2020 Thermal and Fluids Engineering Award from ASTFE, the 2010 A.V. Luikov Award from the International Center for Heat and Mass Transfer (ICHMT) in recognition of outstanding work done over his career, the 2007 Kern Award from AIChE, the 2003 Robert Henry Thurston Lecture Award from ASME, and the 2002 Max Jakob Memorial Award, the highest international recognition in heat transfer, from ASME and the AIChE. He also received the 2000 Freeman Scholar Award and the 1995 Heat Transfer Memorial Award from ASME. He has served as Department Chairman and as Interim Dean of Engineering. He served as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Heat Transfer and as Editor of Computational Mechanics. He is presently an Editor of Annual Review of Heat Transfer. He served as the Chair of the Executive Committee of the ASME Heat Transfer Division and of ICHMT. He has served as conference Chair/co-Chair for several international conferences. He has served on the advisory boards of many universities and centers. He is an Honorary Member of ASME and a Fellow of AAAS, ASTFE, APS, and ICHMT. He served as the founding President of the American Society of Thermal and Fluids Engineers (ASTFE) from 2014 to 2019.
Topic of Keynote: Transport Processes in the Fabrication of Thin Films by Chemical Vapor Deposition
Dr. Gerardo Maria Mauro
Università degli Studi del Sannio, Italy
Gerardo Maria Mauro was born in Benevento (Italy) on May 12, 1988. He is Associate Professor at “Università degli Studi del Sannio”, Department of Engineering. His main research topics concern: i) numerical simulation and optimization of building energy design or retrofit; ii) large-scale analysis of building stocks via machine/deep learning; iii) development and optimization of strategies for the model predictive control of energy systems; iv) investigation of innovative building components for 3d printing; iv) advanced modeling and optimization of heat transfer systems via numerical methods and machine/deep learning. He is author of more than 60 scientific publications at international level. Five of them have been “highly cited papers” according to ISI Web of Science. According to SCOPUS database (August 2022) he has H-Index equal to 22 and more than 1700 citations. He is Editorial Board Member of the MDPI Journals “Sustainability”, “Energies” and “Buildings”. He is Reviewer of around 30 international scientific Journals published by Elsevier, Taylor & Francis, MDPI and Springer. He participates to different national and European research projects.
Topic of Keynote: Optimization of Thermal Systems, From Small Heat Sinks to Big Buildings: Which Way?
Dr. Zafar Said
University of Sharjah, UAE
Dr. Zafar Said is working as Associate Professor at the Department of Sustainable Renewable Energy Engineering, University of Sharjah. He is also working as Adjunct Faculty at the U.S.-Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Energy (USPCAS-E) National University of Science and Technology (NUST), Pakistan. He also serves as the coordinator of the Functional nanomaterials’ synthesis lab. Dr. Zafar completed his Ph.D. at the University of Malaya, Malaysia. He has graduated with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering (Hons.) from University Tenaga Nasional, Malaysia. He has a diploma in Artificial Intelligence from the University of Sharjah. He worked as a postdoctoral researcher in the iSmart group in the Department of Engineering Systems and Management, Masdar Institute, U.A.E. He also worked with industrial collaborative projects which were confidential with Masdar Institute. He works in the field of Renewable Energy, Energy and Exergy Analysis, Solar Energy (Solar Collectors, Energy Efficiency, Efficiency Improvement), Heat Transfer (Heat Transfer, Cooling, and Heating), AI, optimization, and Nanofluids (Thermophysical properties, optical properties, Application of nanofluids). He has published over 200+ papers as per Scopus, including one in Progress in Energy and Combustion (IF: 35.339), One in Physics Reports (IF: 30.105), One in Nano Energy (IF: 19.069), 6 in Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (IF: 16.799), 2 books, 20 book chapters, 26 conference papers), with about 8545+ citations and an H-index of 55. He also edited and authored a book titled “Hybrid Nanofluids and applications” with Elsevier as the First Edition. He is currently working on two more books, one with Elsevier and the other with Springer. He is also ranked in World’s Top 2% Scientists 2021 and 2020 by Elsevier BV and Stanford University) in the field of Energy. He is also ranked in the top 100 scientists in the United Arab Emirates, as per adscientificindex:(https://lnkd.in/eJ2QTB2e). He secured more than 2 million AED in research grants.
He was honoured with several prestigious awards, including Sharjah Islamic Bank Award for Distinguished Researchers (2017-2018), Faculty Annual Incentive Research Award for 2018-2019, and Faculty Annual Incentive Research Award for University and Community Service 2020-2021. Dr. Zafar serves as the Editorial Board Member for several ISI Journals. He is also serving as a guest editor for several special issues in Q1 journals with Elsevier, Frontiers, MDPI, etc. Moreover, he is a reviewer in more than 40 Journals.
Topic of Keynote: Nanofluids: Stability and Thermophysical Properties for Heat Transfer
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