International Workshop for Sustainable Energy Conversion Systems 2024

organized by The Heat Transfer Society of Japan.


The Heat Transfer Society of Japan will hold "The International Workshop on Sustainable Energy Conversion Systems (IWSEC) 2024" co-located with The 61st Japan Heat Transfer Symposium (May 29 - 31, 2024, Kobe). This workshop will focus on emerging sustainable energy conversion systems, including de-carbonized energy careers, fuel cells, water electrolysis, secondary batteries, and thermal and chemical energy storage systems. We will share cutting-edge research and development and discuss future perspectives.

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Plenary Lecture

Jianbo Zhang, Professor at Tsinghua University

Jungwon Park, Associate Professor at Seoul National University

Tetsuhiko Maeda, Deputy Director, Research Center at Fukushima Renewable Energy Institute, AIST

Peng Zhang, Professor at Shanghai Jiao Tong University

First Lecture Name Second Lecture Name Third Lecture Name Forth Lecture Name
Jianbo Zhang Jungwon Park Tetsuhiko Maeda Peng Zhang

Call For Papers


In this workshop, we invite the research community in heat and mass transfer to submit works related to the sustainable energy conversion systems, revolving around the following topic areas:

The list above is by no means exhaustive, as the aim is to foster the debate around all aspects of the suggested sutainable energy converstion systems.



Papers should be formatted according to the The 61st HTSJ Symp. formatting guidelines and submitted as a single PDF file. We welcome submissions across the full spectrum of theoretical, experimental and practical work including research ideas, methods, tools, simulations, applications or demos, practical evaluations, and surveys. Submissions that are 1 page long and more (including references and appendices) will be considered for an oral or poster presentation.

Authors who are willing to make a presentaiton must be registered by Jan 26 19 , 2024 via a Google Form


The accepted papers will be included in the proceedings of the 61st HTSJ Symp.

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About IWSEC2024 and The 61th HTSJ

We invite the research community in heat and mass transfer to join this workshop related to the sustainable energy conversion systems. Paticipants for the workshop are requested to complete a registration with payment at either IWSEC2024 or The 61th HTSJ website supported by peatix. The sites open on March 4. On-site registration (including cash) will not be accepted. Please register online in advance. Registration fees will not be refunded. Participants registered after 2:00 pm on May 24 are asked to visit the on-site reception desk to write your name and affiliation on a name tag.
NOTE: Early-bird Registration Due is April 12, 2024. A single registration covers both events. Please avoid "duplicate registration" for IWSEC2024 and The 61th HTSJ.

Important Dates

Be mindful of the following dates:

Note: all deadlines are JST (Japan Standard Time).

Workshop Program


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Organizing Committee

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The workshop will take place on May 29-30, 2024 in the room named TBA at the Kobe Convention Center, in Kobe, Japan.

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