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Keynotes of Previous Conferences

A list of previous keynote speakers is given below. The decision has been made in 2008 that keynote speakers that has already presented a keynote paper at HEFAT may not be considered again as keynote speakers for the following three HEFAT conferences. The previous keynote speakers were:

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Name Affiliation
HEFAT2002 1st International Conference: Kruger National Park, South Africa
Adrian Bejan Duke University, USA
Beric Skews University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
Satish G Kandlikar Rochester Institute of Technology, USA
Antony Jacobi University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Jungho Kim University of Maryland, USA
Liqiu Wang University of Hong Kong
AAM Delil National Aerospace Laboratory NLR, Netherlands
Detliv Kroger University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
HEFAT2003 2nd International Conference: Victoria Falls, South Africa
Kyoji Kamemoto Yokohama National Universirt, Japan
Dimos Poulikakos Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland
KN Seetharamu USM Engineering, Malaysia
Pega Hrnjak University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
HEFAT2004 3rd International Conference: Cape Town, South Africa
John R Thome Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, Switzerland
Afshin Ghajar Oklahoma State University
H Hayami Kyushu University, Japan
Leon Liebenberg University of Pretoria, South Africa
HEFAT2005 4th International Conference: Cairo, Egypt
VK Dhir University of California, USA
Holger Martin Karlsruhe University, Germany
G Hetsroni Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
Y Tsujimoto Osaka University, Japan
P Nithiarasu University of Wales, Swansea, United Kingdom
AAM Delil Advanced Aerospace Thermal Control Systems
HEFAT2007 5th International Conference: Sun City, South Africa
Yas Takata Kyushu University, Japan
Peter Vadasz Northern Arizona University, USA
AS Majumdar National University of Singapore
AT Prata Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil
IG Shekriladze Georgian Technical University, Georgia
Wen-Quan Tao Xi'an Jiaotong University, China
Bartoli Carlo University of Pisa, Italy
John R Thome Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, Switzerland
HEFAT2008 6th International Conference: University of Pretoria, South Africa
Adrian Bejan and Sylvie Lorente Duke University, USA
Adrian Briggs University of London, United Kingdom
VV Kulish Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
K Sefiane University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Peter Stehlik Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic
HEFAT2010 7th International Conference: Antalya, Turkey
Zahid Ayub Isotherm, Inc., USA
Afshin Ghajar Oklahoma State University, USA
Thomas McKrell MIT, USA
Pradeep Bansal University of Auckland, New Zeeland
Ranganathan Kumar University of Central Florida, USA
Charles Ward University of Toronto, Canada
Oleg Kabov Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
HEFAT2011 8th International Conference: Mauritius
Dongsheng Wen Queen Mary University of London, UK
John Thome EPFL, Switzerland
Qiuwang Wang Xi'an Jiaotong University, China
Michel de Paepe Ghent University, Belgium
Gordon Mallinson The University of Auckland
Pega Hrnjak University of Illinois, USA
Md. Mahbub Alam University of Pretoria, South Africa
HEFAT2012 9th International Conference: Malta
Avi Bar-Cohen University of Maryland, USA
Brian Spalding CHAM, UK
Tilak Chandratilleke Curtin University, Australia
John Chai, UAE Petroleum Institute, UAE
Tunde Bello-Ochende University of Pretoria, South Africa
Remi Revellin National Institute of Applied Sciences of Lyon, France
HEFAT2014 10th International Conference: Orlando
Cees van der Geld Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands
Huihe Qiu Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
Zhixiong Guo Rutgers University, USA
Christos Markides Imperial College, UK
Ana Moita Lisbon University, Portugal
Sebastian Volz CNRS, France
Rick de Lange Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands
Mikhail Liberman KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
Bale Reddy University of Ontario, Canada
Martin Oberlack Technical University Darmstadt, Germany
Dean Vucinic Vrije Universiteit Brussels, Belgium
HEFAT2015 11th International Conference: Kruger National Park, South Africa
Pega Hrnjak University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Alexander Yarin University of Illinois at Chicago
Sadik Kakac TOBB University Economics and Technology
Stephane Lips INSA Lyon
Davide del Col University of Padova
Patrick Oosthuizen Queen's University
HEFAT2016 12th International Conference: Costa del Sol, Spain
Xianfan Xu Purdue University
Koji Takahashi Kyushu University
Andrea Cioncolini University of Manchester
Luisa F Cabeza University of Lleida
Ozer Arnas Military Academy of West Point