UK Heat Transfer Conferences

Information on the current and past editions of the conferences over the years

Introduction to the UK Heat Transfer Conferences Series

The UK Heat Transfer Conference is the premier forum in the UK for the local and international heat transfer community to meet, disseminate ongoing work and discuss the latest advances in the Heat Transfer field. 

The 17th Edition: September 5-7, 2021 at the University of Manchester

The 17th UK Heat Transfer Conference will be held on September 5-7, 2021 at the University of Manchester, where Osborne Reynolds and Thomas Stanton undertook their pioneering researches! 

 

The Organising Committee, Chaired by Professor Brian Launder, invites papers on all aspects of heat transfer including forced, natural and mixed convection, turbulence, two-phase flows, condensation, high- and low-Prandtl number effects, porous media and radiation. There will, in addition, be special theme-oriented sessions on heat transfer in three key industrial areas: Solar energy; Gas-Turbine Hot-Section Components; and Nuclear Energy.

Both oral and prize-competition poster presentations of papers will be featured as well as keynote lectures from the following distinguished international experts:

  • Kemal Hanjalic - TU Delft, The Netherlands

  • Shuisheng He – Sheffield University

  • Sean Hennigan – BP

  • Andrea Luke – Kassel University, Germany

  • Volker Pickert – Newcastle University

  • Khellil Sefiane – University of Edinburgh

  • Victoria Timchenko - UNSW, Australia. 

Offers of papers are to be made via an extended abstract up to 3 pages in length with a submission deadline of February 28th, 2021. Details of format and how to submit proposals are given on the conference website: www.ukhtc2021.org.

 

Any queries regarding technical content or organizational matters may be addressed to ukhtc2021@manchester.ac.uk

The past editions

2017

2019

University of Nottingham:  8-10 September

Organising Committee:

  • Professor Yuying Yan (Chair)

Keynote speakers:

  • Professor Omar Matar 

  • Dr Cedric Rouaud 

  • Professor Peixue Jiang 

  • Professor Josua Meyer

  • Dr Jonathan McDonough 

  • Dr Ryan McGlen 

Special Issue

2017

2017

Brunel University London: 04-05 September

Organising Committee:

  • Prof. Tassos Karayiannis (Chair)

  • Dr. Carola König (Co- Chair)

  • Dr. Francesco Coletti (Co-chair)

  • Mr. John Park

Keynote speakers:

  • Prof. Geoff Rodgers 

  • Professor Dr-Ing Peter Stephan

  • Professor Harvey Thompson

  • Mr. Martin Gough

Special Issue

2015

2015

University of Edinburgh: 07-08 September

Organising Committee:

  • Prof. Khellil Sefiane (Co-Chair)

  • Dr. David McNeil (Co-Chair)

  • Dr. Donal Glass

  • Dr. John Christy

  • Dr. Prashant Valluri

  • Dr. Tadhg S. O'Donovan

  • Dr. Yeaw Lee

Keynote speakers:

  • Professor Tassos Karayiannis

  • Professor Ping Cheng

  • Professor  Joe Quarini

  • Dr Prashant Vallouri

  • Dr Francesco Coletti

2013

2013

Imperial College London: 02-03 September

Organising Committee:

  • Dr Andy Heyes (Co-chair)

  • Dr Christos Markides (Co-chair)

Keynote speakers:

  • Prof. Geoffrey Hewitt

  • Dr. Rob Morgan

  • Mr. David Wagstaff

  • Prof. Renato Cotta

  • Prof. Paul L. Younger

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2011

2011

University of Leeds: 30 August - 01 September

Organising Committee:

Keynote speakers:

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2009

2009

Queen Mary University of London

Organising Committee:

Keynote speakers:

Special Issue

2007

2007

University of Edinburgh and Heriot-Watt

Organising Committee:

  • Dr. Khellil Sefiane (Chair)

  • Dr. Peter Kew

  • Dr. Viswas V. Wadekar

Keynote speakers:

2005

2005

University of Manchester

Organising Committee:

Keynote speakers:

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2003

2003

University of Oxford

Organising Committee:

Keynote speakers:

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2001

2001

University of Nottingham: 11-12 September 

Organising Committee:

  • Prof. David Butterworth (Chair)

  • Dr. Colin Adderley

  • Dr. Fernando J Aguirre

  • Prof. Barry Azzopardi

  • Prof. Keith Cornell

  • Dr. Alan Deakin

  • Prof. Petter Heggs

  • Prof. Geoffrey F. Hewitt

  • Dr. Fiona Porter

  • Tom Ralston

  • Prof. David Reay

 Keynote speakers:

  • Brian Launder

  • Bill Bradshaw

  • Catherine Gregson

  • Barry Azzopardi

  • Geoff Hammond

  • Hugh Goyder

  • Joe Quarini

  • Ian Gibbard

  • George Bowes

  • Vishwas Wadekar 

Special Issue

1999

1999

Heriot-Watt University: 15-16 September

Organising Committee:

  • Prof. Keith Cornwell (Chair)

  • Bob Berryman

  • Dr. Bryce Burnside

  • David Butterworth

  • Dr. Alastair Gilchrist

  • Prof. Geoffrey F. Hewitt

  • Dr. Peter Kew

  • Prof. Brian Launder

  • Jim McNaught

  • Prof. David Reay

  • Prof. John Rose

  • Archie Smith

  • Prof. David Wilkie

Keynote speakers:​​

  • ​​Prof. Peter Heggs

  • Prof. Joe Quarini

  • Dr. D Kenning

  • Dr. Hector Iacovides

  • Prof. Tor Ytrehus

  • Prof. Arthur Bergles

  • Prof. John Ward

  • Prof. Geoffrey F. Hewitt

Special Issue

1997

1997

Imperial College London

Organising Committee:

  • Prof. Geoffrey F. Hewitt (Chair)

  • Bob Berryman

  • Prof. M Collins

  • Dr. P Hills

  • M. Moore

  • Prof. H M Muller-Steinhagen

  • Prof. John Rose

  • Dr. P Whalley

  • Prof. James Whitelaw

Keynote speakers:

  • Prof. H Muller-Steinhagen

  • Prof. Martin Fiebig

  • Prof. C Arcoumanis

  • Dr. V.V Wadekar

  • Prof. John Rose

  • Prof. A.D Gosman

  • Dr. Mark Biggs

  • Prof. Maria da Graca Carvalho

Special Issue

1995

1995

University of Manchester

Organising Committee:

Keynote speakers:

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1992

1992

University of Birmingham

Organising Committee:

Keynote speakers:

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1998

1998

University of Glasgow

Organising Committee:

Keynote speakers:

Special Issue

1995

1984

University of Leeds

Organising Committee:

  • Prof. H C Simpson (Chair)

  • Dr. G. F. Hewitt (Vice-Chairman)

  • Dr. D. Boland

  • Dr. T. R. Bott

  • Dr. B. N. Furber

  • Prof. WBHall

  • Dr P. J. Heggs,

  • Prof. P. N. Rowe

  • Mr E. A. D. Saunders

  • Prof. D. B. Spalding

Keynote speakers:

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