Plenary & Invited Speakers

Plenary Speakers

Prof. Gang Chen

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA

Title Photomolecular effect

Prof. Philippe Ben-Abdallah

Institut d’Optique, France

Title Many-body near-field heat transfer

Prof. Masahiro Nomura

The University of Tokyo, Japan

Title Enhanced thermal conduction and radiation by surface phonon polaritons

Prof. Shanhui Fan

Stanford University, USA

Title Implications of non-reciprocity and dynamic modulations on thermal radiations

Invited Speakers

Prof. Mathieu Francoeur

McGill University, Canada

Title Enhanced near-field radiative heat transfer between two thin membranes enabled by electromagnetic corner and edge modes

Prof. Achim Kittel

Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg, Germany

Title Extreme Near Field Heat Transfer – Is It Heat Conduction?

Prof. Xianfan Xu

Purdue University, USA

Title Greatly enhanced radiative heat transfer in hyperbolic materials

Prof. Pramod Reddy

University of Michigan, USA

Title Energy Transfer and Conversion in Nanoscale Gaps

Prof. Junichiro Shiomi

The University of Tokyo, Japan

Title Materials informatics for selective thermal radiation

Prof. Bong Jae Lee

KAIST, Korea

Title Plasmonic Heat Transfer on a Thin Metal Film

Prof. Svend-Age Biehs

Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg, Germany

Title Near-field radiative heat transfer in topological and non-reciprocal systems

Prof. Yi Zheng

Northeastern University, USA

Title Cost-effective Functional Energy Materials for Thermal Radiative Applications

Prof. Jian-Sheng Wang

National University of Singapore, Singapore

Title Photon transport out of non-equilibrium systems

Prof. Junming Zhao

Harbin Institute of Technology, China

Title Field effect near field heat flux modulator: fundamentals and applications

Prof. Joshua David Caldwell

Vanderbilt University, USA

Title Exploiting and Controlling Lattice Symmetry and Strong Coupling for Enhanced Thermal Transport

Prof. Bo Zhao

University of Houston, USA

Title TBD

Prof. Xiulin Ruan

Purdue University, USA

Title Far-field and near-field thermal radiation engineered by four-phonon scattering

Prof. Rodolphe Vaillon

LAAS-CNRS, Université de Toulouse, France

Title Current limitations of near-field thermophotovoltaic devices and some solutions to overcome them

Prof. Yong Shuai

Harbin Institute of Technology, China

Title TBD