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STCW CFP 2015 : Spacecraft Thermal Control Workshop - 2015 Call for Presentations - Deadline Extended to Feb. 5


When Mar 24, 2015 - Mar 26, 2015
Where El Segundo, CA
Submission Deadline Feb 5, 2015
Final Version Due Mar 13, 2015

Call For Papers

The 26th Spacecraft Thermal Control Workshop will be held at The Aerospace Corporation in El Segundo, Calif., March 24-26, 2015. The workshop provides a forum for the aerospace thermal control community to share information relative to new technology developments and lessons learned. It is open to government contractors, military personnel, and academia. The companion 19th Workshop on Thermophysics in Microgravity will be held on Monday, March 23.

* * * Abstract submittal deadline extended to: Feb. 5, 2015 * * *
Presentation submittal deadline: March 13, 2015

The workshop planning committee requests that prospective presentation authors submit abstracts on topics related to spacecraft thermal control in technical subjects that include:

- Advanced Thermal Control Hardware
Advanced Radiators
Composite Materials
Cryogenic Hardware and Cryocooler Technology
Heat Switches
Heaters, Thermostats, and Controllers
MEMS Thermal Technology
Multilayer Insulation and Barriers
Thermoelectric Coolers
Phase Change Materials and Heat Sinks
Thermal Control Paints and Coatings
Thermal Straps
Variable Emittance Surfaces

- Advanced Analysis Methods and Techniques
Techniques in Thermal Modeling
Thermal Computer Codes Experiences
Thermal Model Development

- Thermal Test Methods and Applications
Thermal Model Correlation
Thermal Test Facilities
Verification of Thermal Requirements

- Lessons Learned in Spacecraft Thermal Control
Flight Anomaly Resolution
Test Observations
Design Lessons

- Spacecraft Thermal Control Design
Electronic Box Thermal Design
Interface Conduction
Software Experiences
Thermal Environments
Thermal Margins
Thermal Surface Finishes and Degradation

-Heat Pipe Technology
Cryogenic Heat Pipes
Heat Pipe Working Fluids
Looped Heat Pipes
Miniature Heat Pipes
Pumped Fluid Loops

Abstracts should be limited to 200 words in length, present new and significant applications, include lessons learned, if applicable, and focus on sharing relevant technical information with the aerospace thermal community. Abstracts, including paper title, author name(s), mailing address, telephone number, and email address should be submitted no later than Jan. 22, 2015.

Abstracts are also requested for the companion 19th Workshop on Thermophysics in Microgravity to be held on Monday, March 23, 2015.

Abstracts and questions may be submitted to Scott Flueckiger at Please direct general questions to Ryan Butt at: For more information, visit our website at:

General Chair Tung Lam
Administrative Chair Ryan Butt
Technical Chair Sonny Yi
Technical Chair John McHale
Technical Chair Ed Fong
Technical Chair Kelvin Cheung
Technical Chair Leslie Peterson
Technical Chair Scott Flueckiger
Organizational Chair Chris Konishi

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