Important Dates

31 January 2012 Deadline for submission of online abstracts (extended to 29 February 2012)
1 February 2012 Notification of abstract acceptance (3 days after receipt for abstracts received after 31 January 2012)
15 March 2012 Deadline for submission of full papers
15 April 2012 Notification of acceptance of full papers (for authors whose papers were received on time)
30 April 2012 Deadline for submission of final or revised papers
15 April 2012 Deadline for early bird registration fee
15 May 2012 Deadline for registration


Prospective authors are invited to submit an abstract online. After evaluation and acceptance successful authors are kindly invited to submit full text papers including tables, figures and references. Full text papers (pdf only) will be accepted by the online submission system. All submitted articles should report original, previously unpublished research results, experimental or theoretical. Articles submitted to the Conference should meet these criteria and must not be under consideration for publication elsewhere. Manuscripts should follow the style of the Conference and are subject to both review and editing.

To submit an abstract/paper to HEFAT2012, please follow the following steps:

  1. Please register the paper with your profile and email address by logging in at
  2. Choose a track. (You can only select the "keynote paper" track if you were invited and provided with a password).
  3. Input the title of the paper in the block and use the format: The Heat Transfer in the Transitional Flow Regime of Enhanced Tubes (note the Capital Letters of the first letter of every word).
  4. Type in the abstract (first type it in Word and please check your spelling and then copy and paste it into this block). This abstract is going to be used in the Conference Abstract Book so please make sure it is correct (especially after submitting the final paper). The abstract is limited to 1000 words and should include the background, problem, purpose of study, methodology and most important results and conclusions.
  5. Then select the topic area(s) your paper falls under best.
  6. Click the Submit button.
  7. An email is sent to your registered email address indicating the status of your submitting process.

Full-length manuscript

The format in the template should be used for the full-length manuscript. Download the template. The full-length manuscripts MUST be submitted as a PDF file and should be limited to a maximum length of ten (10) pages.