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American Carbon Society Thermal Management Conference

March 18 @ 8:00 am - March 19 @ 5:00 pm


The American Carbon Society is organizing a 2-day symposium & workshop on Thermal Management.

The Objective of this event is to promote high-temperature materials science and technology in the field of Thermal Management. 4 Areas of Potential Opportunity have been identified for consideration:

  • Materials For Thermal Insulation
  • Materials For High Thermal Conductivity
  • Materials For Constructing Fire/Heat Barriers & Seals
  • Thermal Analysis

Click here to view the full conference program. 

Conference Format

The conference will include:

  • Plenary-Type Lectures presented by leading experts
  • Research Presentations (15 + 5 mins each)
  • Research Posters & Reception
  • Campus & Laboratory Tour

Conference Location & Accomodations

The conference will be hosted at the Hunt Library, on the Centennial Campus, at North Carolina State University. The conference chair is Collins Aerospace Company Senior Fellow and RTX Business Fellow of the American Carbon Society Dr. Weiming Lu, and the co-chair is MAE professor and ASME Fellow Dr. Cheryl Xu.

The university recommends that visitors stay at The Stateview Hotel, Autograph Collection, and a daily shuttle service will run between the conference location and the hotel.

Conference Publications

With the author’s permission, specific presentations may be uploaded to The American Carbon Society YouTube Channel Video Archive, and/or be uploaded to our Workshops Archive (in PDF format), for future access by our Membership.\

Abstract Submission

Abstract DEADLINE – Before 15 February 2024

  • Please Submit your Abstract in digital format, with a maximum of 150 words, to Luke Joyce RLJoyce@ncsu.edu.
  • When you submit your Abstract, please use the e-mail “Subject” line: “Thermal Management (March 18-19 2024) Abstract Submission”
  • Specify your preference for an Oral or Poster presentation
  • Include each Author’s name and affiliation
  • Underline the Presenter’s name

Conference Registration & Fee

The Conference Fee is $350.00 (USD), which will cover conference attendance, tours, handouts, refreshments, the reception, and meals.

You may Register Online, by paying with your credit or debit card, via PayPal credit card processing. Please visit the conference website for more information on registration. 


If you have questions about the conference, please contact either Cheryl Xu at Cheryl.Xu@ncsu.edu or Weiming Lu Weiming.Lu@collins.com.


March 18 @ 8:00 am
March 19 @ 5:00 pm


Hunt Library
1070 Partners Way
Raleigh, NC 27603 United States
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