Click here to avail early-bird registration rates Pre-Conference Activity: Two Day Short Course on Phase-change Thermal Systems

About IHMTC-2023 @ IIT Patna

Conference Brochure

The role of heat and mass transfer in modern engineering applications and industrial processes is quite significant. Cutting-edge research in thermal management, additive manufacturing, green buildings, and micro and nano-scale transport phenomena in biological systems are becoming popular along with traditional fields such as power plants, internal combustion engines, refrigeration and air conditioning. Over the world, intensive research is in progress on all aspects of fluid flow and heat transfer using theoretical, computational, and experimental approaches. The goal of this conference is to gather scholars from all over the world to present advances in the fields of transport phenomena and to foster an environment conducive to exchanging ideas and information. This conference will also provide an ideal environment to develop new collaborations on the fundamentals, applications, and products of the mentioned fields. This conference includes invited keynote talks by distinguished experts from industry and academia (across the globe) and many parallel technical sessions spread over four days. This would serve as a platform for young researchers to interact with academic experts and get motivated further to produce high quality research. This edition of the conference will be jointly hosted by IIT Patna and BIT Patna during the period of 14th-17th December, 2023. It will bring together the scientific minds in the area of heat and mass transfer from all corners of the country and the world.

Past Conferences: IHMTC-2021 and IHMTC-2019

Pre-Conference Event: Professor Arcot Ramachandran Centenary Symposium on Heat Transfer and Energy Systems
Date: December 11, 2023
Venue for the Pre-Conference Event: AMM Auditorium, IIT Madras

Pre-Conference Course: Phase-Change Thermal Systems: A Two-Day Short Course
As a pre-conference activity of the
27th National and 5th International ISHMT-ASTFE Heat and Mass Transfer Conference – IHMTC 2023
Date: December 12-13, 2023
Venue for the Pre-Conference Course: IIT Patna


ISHMT Webpage

The Indian Society for Heat and Mass Transfer (ISHMT) has been acting as a nodal agency in India stimulating researchers engaged in various areas of heat and mass transfer and bringing them together for fruitful interaction and exchange of ideas. The ISHMT organized the first National Heat and Mass Transfer Conference at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras in 1971. Subsequently, the conference has been held once every two years at different places across the country. In these conferences, many well-known experts from abroad participated, exchanged technical information, and shared their expertise with the Indian researchers. To foster more significant interaction with the researchers from overseas, ISHMT has started collaborating with other premier professional societies. During the period of 1994-2013, ISHMT and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) had jointly organized this conference. After that, ISHMT and American Society of Thermal and Fluids Engineers (ASTFE) are jointly organizing this conference.

About IIT Patna

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Conference Themes

Original research articles within the scope of the following technical tracks are invited for the conference.


1. Authors will have the option to publish their papers accepted for the conference in the IHMTC Digital Library        
2. Special Issues in ICHMT, Elsevier, Interfacial Phenomena in Heat Transfer, Begell House House, International Journal of Fluid Mechanics Research, Begell House, and Frontiers in Energy Efficiency are also planned.


Revised Manuscript Template: MS Word Format, Latex Format

Instructions: Revised manuscript submission via Microsoft CMT

Submission Portal: Microsoft CMT revised manuscript submission page*

*Submission deadline is over and we are not accepting any new manuscripts.

Important Dates

Conference Hosts

IIT Patna

in association with

BIT Patna

Tourist Attractions

Places to visit in Patna

Places to visit in Patna

Plenary Speakers

Keynote Speakers


1. * Taxes @ 18% will be applicable over the registration charge.
2. + A standard conversion factor of 1 $ (USD) = 83 ₹ (INR) will be applied throughout the period of registration.
3. ** Valid ISHMT membership number and scanned copy of the membership card will be required to be uploaded for availing discounted membership rates.
4. Early bird rates are only applicable for registrations made until October 31, 2023.
5. Charges will increase by 25% for all registrations completed between November 1, 2023, to December 13, 2023.
6. On-the-spot registration during the conference (Dec. 14 onwards) will be 30% higher than the early bird registration.
7. Registration fee includes access to the technical sessions and cultural programme, conference proceedings, conference bag and kit, publication charges, refreshments during in between sessions breaks, gala dinner, and working lunch on all conference days.
8. We will try to accommodate all student/postdoc presenters in the institute hostels at nominal rates. Further details in this regard will be circulated among all conference participants soon.
9. Further information regarding the possibility of suitable on-campus accommodation for faculty members and personnel from R&D labs and industry will be circulated soon.


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