Monday, June 14, 2021


Plenary – H. Touchette

M1 – Stochastic processes and thermodynamics. Large deviations vs. linear response theory

  • C. Reina: Leveraging Fluctuations for Continuum Modeling of Non-Equilibrium Phenomena
  • T. Grafke: Sharp Asymptotic Estimates in Stochastic Systems with Small Noise
  • C. Maes: Stochastic Processes and Thermodynamics
  • B. Turkington: Stochastic Processes and Thermodynamics: Large Deviations versus Linear Response Theory
  • H. Touchette: From Phase Transitions to Dynamical Phase Transitions

Plenary – M. Z. Bazant

M2 – Biothermodynamics

  • F. Maršík: Properties of Open Thermodynamic Systems as a Consequence of Their Stability. Application to Fuel Cells and Ecology
  • Y. Demirel: Thermodynamics and Bioenergetics
  • E. Frey: Emergence and Self-Organization in Biological Systems
  • P. Salamon: A Note Concerning Thermodynamics in Biological Systems
  • M. Clerc: Self-Organization of Vegetation in Antagonistic Conditions

S1  Solid mechanics and thermodynamics

  • T. Fülöp: Numerics for Thermodynamics and Thermodynamics for Numerics
  • O. Kincl: Particle Simulations of SHTC Equations
  • L. Noirez: Evidence of Strain-Induced Violation of Thermodynamic Laws in Mesoscale Liquids
  • P. Pelech: On Compatibility of the Natural Configuration Framework with General Equation of NonEquilibrium Reversible-Irreversible Coupling (GENERIC)
  • I. Peshkov: A Framework for Monolithic Modeling of Solid-Fluid Transformations
  • K. Tůma: Temperature Field and Heat Generation at the Tip of a Cutout in a Viscoelastic Solid Body Undergoing Loading

S2 Thermodynamics and multiscale dynamics

  • V. Cavina: Modified Contour and Fluctuation Theorems: an Application to Weakly Perturbed Quantum Systems
  • M. Grmela: Kinematics of Mesoscopic State Variables
  • A. Montefusco: Gradient Structures behind Second-Order Hyperbolic PDEs
  • M. Šípka: Sobolev Learning of Dissipative GENERIC Evolution
  • H. Struchtrup: 26 Moment Model for Liquid-Vapor Interfaces

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Plenary – U. Seifert

M3 – Foundation, theories, and philosophy of thermodynamics

  • P. Ván: Introduction
  • A. Ben-Naim: Entropy, the Second Law and Information Theory
  • A. Bejan: Nature in Thermodynamics: Fire—Power—Flow—Form—Evolution—Time
  • B. Guy: On the Cross-Fertilization of the Foundations of Thermodynamics, Quantum Mechanics and Relativity Theory ; Longer version included 
  • P. M. Mariano: Bridging Foundational Views on Thermodynamics

S4 – Computation of thermodynamic properties

  • Lukáš Grajciar: In Sillico Design of Materials: Machine Learning Potentials and Beyond
  • Velimir Ilic: Extensive Scaling and Phase Transitions in Non-Homogenous HMF Model
  • Nathan Myers: Thermodynamics of Statistical Anyons
  • Aghilas Dehlouz: A Reformulated Entropy Scaling for the Description of Pure Fluids Transport Properties

M4 – Where are the limits of thermodynamics in nonequilibrium situations?

  • Antony Beris: Novel Applications of Nonequilibrium Thermodynamics: Rate-Based Modeling of Diffusion and Chemical Reactions in Multicomponent Systems
  • Yasar Demirel: Nonequilibrium Thermodynamics and Coupled Systems
  • Brian Edwards: Nonequilibrium Thermodynamics of Polymeric Liquids via Atomistic Simulation
  • Miroslav Grmela: Rate Thermodynamics of Externally Driven Systems
  • Hans Christian Öttinger: Thermodynamics on the World Map of Science and Engineering
  • Steve Patitsas: Can a Maximum Entropy Production Principle Be Derived from Scattering Theory?

S3 – Heat transfer and superfluids

  • Arkadi Berezovski: Heat Conduction in Microstructured Solids
  • Vito Antonio Cimmelli: The Guyer-Krumhansl Equation and some Problems of Local Constitutive Theories of NonEquilibrium Thermodynamics
  • Azat Gubaydullin: Control of Heat Transport in Superconducting Circuits
  • Daria Szewczyk: Low Temperature Consequences of a Disorder-Disorder Phase Transition
  • David Schmoranzer: Thermal Counterflow and Quantum Turbulence in Superfluid Helium-4
  • Yunhu Huang: Spherical Thermal Counterflow of Helium-II
  • Šimon Midlik: Experimental Study of Oscillatory Thermal Counterflow in Superfluid Helium-4

S5 – Entropy and information

  • Atanu Chatterjee: Maximum Entropy Production Principle and Evidence of Local Equilibrium in Thermal Convection
  • Jannik Ehrich: Maximizing the Performance of an Information Engine
  • Michal Kurzynski: Information Processing in Biological Molecular Machines
  • Evgeny Mirkes: Geometric Comparison of Gorban’s and Boltzmann’s Entropy
  • Krzysztof Ptaszyński: Entropy Production for Canonical, Microcanonical and Pure State Ensembles: an InformationTheoretic Perspective
  • Wolfgang Muschik: Non-Equilibrium Thermodynamics and Stochasticity a Phenomenological Look on Jarzynski’s Equality

Poster Session 1

  • Matteo Gorgone: Exploitation of the Entropy Principle for Third Grade Korteweg Fluids
  • Analabha Roy: Universality of Dynamical Localization in Periodically Driven Spin Systems: from Simple Quantum Magnets to Disordered and Long-Range Models
  • Norma Sánchez-Salas: Forced Thermal Ratchet in a Memory Thermal Bath
  • Hsiao Wei Lee: Predicting High Cycle Fatigue Life with Unified Mechanics Theory
  • Máté Pszota: Thermodynamic Modified Gravity and Dark Matter
  • Alexandr Zubov: Discrete Element Modelling of Sterically Stabilized Colloidal Dispersions
  • Yiming Xi: Perturbed and Unperturbed: Analyzing the Conservatively Perturbed Equilibrium (Linear Case)
  • Juraj Kosek: Theoretical and Experimental Study of Formation of Micro-Structured Polystyrene Foams
  • Michal Kurzynski: Foundations of Thermodynamics. Entropy, Processing of Work and Information, SelfOrganization
  • Samir Kumar Saha: Teaching Thermodynamics: a Review of Textbooks
  • David Pérez Gallego: Analysis of a Brayton Pumped Heat Energy Storage System with Internal and External Irreversibilities
  • Michal Pavelka: Lack-of-Fit Derivation of GENERIC

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

M5 – Numerics for thermodynamics and thermodynamics for numerics 

  • Bruno Després: Lagrangian Numerical Methods and Thermodynamics
  • Francois Bouchut: Entropy Satisfying Multi Well-Balanced Schemes for Fluid Type Systems
  • Emmanuel Labourasse: The APITALI a Posteriori Method to Preserve the Discrete Growth of the Entropy
  • Mehdi Badsi: Global Entropy Stability for a Class of Unlimited High Order Schemes for Hyperbolic Systems of Conservation Laws
  • Alexiane Plessier: Implicit Semi-Lagrangian Schemes for Compressible Gas Dynamics
  • Khaled Saleh: An Enenery-Preserving Relaxation Scheme for a Hyperbolic Multiphase Flow Model
  • Stéphane Del Pino: Entropy Stability Analysis for Semi-Lagrangian Cell-Centered Schemes

S7 – Rigorous mathematics and thermodynamics 

  • Federico Zullo: Convecting-Radiating Fins: Explicit Solutions and Efficiency
  • Vít Průša: Thermodynamics and Nonlinear Stability Analysis of Steady States in Thermodynamically Open Systems
  • Francesco Coghi: Current Large Deviations of Nonreversible Diffusions
  • Tomáš Roubíček: Thermomechanics of the Stefan’s Solid-Liquid Phase Transformation
  • Isabella Carlomagno: Mathematical Analyses of Heat Transport in Graded Materials
  • Milan Pokorný: Existence Analysis of a Stationary Compressible Fluid Model for Heat-Conducting and Chemically Reacting Mixtures
  • Nikolas Siccha: Partial Classification of Hyperbolic GENERIC Systems

Prigogine Prize Ceremony

  • P. Gaspard: Ilya Prigogine
  • G. P. Beretta: Awaring Prigogine Prize
  • S. Stephan: Prigogine Prize talk

S6 – Thermodynamics of diffusion and porous media

  • Kirill Glavatskiy: Interface-Driven Viscous Diffusion in Porous Media
  • Signe Kjelstrup: Nanothermodynamic Description of a Single-Phase Fluid in a Pore
  • Josef Málek: A Simple Thermodynamic Framework for Heat-Conducting Flows of Mixtures of two Interacting Fluids
  • Evgeniy Romenski: Thermodynamically Compatible Two-Phase Model of Compressible Fluid Flow in Deformed Porous Media
  • Martin Sýkora: Binary Mixtures in SHTC and GENERIC Frameworks
  • Andrea Zafferi: Thermodynamics of Reaction-Diffusion-Induced Rock Dehydration Processes

S8 – Thermodynamics and quantum physics

  • Matteo Acciai: Phase-Coherent Heat Circulators with Normal or Superconducting Contacts
  • Panagiotis Alatas: Third-Order Perturbation Expansion and Symbolic Calculation of the Two-Point Correlation Function of the Dissipative Quantum φ Theory
  • Sebastian Deffner: Energetic Cost of Hamiltonian Quantum Gates
  • Domenico Giordano: On the Schrödinger-Equation Separability, with Application to the Hydrogen Atom
  • Petr Jizba: Coherent States for Generalized Uncertainty Relations: New Paradigm for Tsallis Thermostatistics
  • Eric Lutz: A Quantum Heat Engine Driven by Atomic Collisions
  • Nicole Yunger Halpern: MBL-Mobile: Quantum Engine Based on Many-Body Localization

Thursday, June 17, 2021

S9 – Electrochemistry

  • Jürgen Fuhrmann: Thermodynamically Consistent Finite Volume Schemes for Charge Transport Problems
  • Václav Klika: Upscaled Poisson-nernst-Planck Equations for Ion Transport in Mildly Heterogeneous Charged Porous Media
  • Patrizia Rogolino: Thermal Conductivity and Optimization of Thermoelectric Efficiency in Graded Sic Ge1−C
  • Petr Vágner: Generalized Nernst-Planck-Poisson Model of Solid Oxide Y SZ|LSM|O2 Electrode Interface
  • Marek Werner: Numerical Analysis of a Couple-Field Model for Lithium-Ion Batteries

M6 – Definition and origin of entropy

  • Petr Jizba: Introduction
  • Stefan Thurner: The three Faces of Entropy
  • Piergiulio Tempesta: Group Entropies and Information Theory
  • Constantino Tsallis: Connecting Random Geometrical Models with Nonextensive Statistical Mechanics
  • Jan Korbel: Thermodynamics of Structure-Forming Systems
  • Jean-Noël Jaubert: A Definition of Entropy to Demystify the Second Law and the Causes of Entropy Generation
  • Karol Zyczkowski: Entropy and Uncertainty Relations

M7 – Machine learning and thermodynamics

  • Alexander Gorban: Correctors of AI and Geometry of Big Data
  • Elías Cueto: On the Use of the GENERIC Formalism to Construct Learned Simulators
  • Miroslav Grmela: On Thermodynamics of Learning
  • Ioannis G. Kevrekidis: From Disorganized Data to Emergent Evolution Equations
  • Bruno Després: Machine Learning and Thermodynamics: Lovers or Strangers?

Poster Session 2

  • Anna Fehér: Analytical Evaluation of Room Temperature Non-Fourier Heat Pulse Experiments II.
  • Natalia Minina: The Influence of Temperature on the Redistribution of Doping Elements by Nickel-Chrome Alloy According to Photometric Analysis
  • Vincent Gerbaud: About some Extremal Principles in Non-Equilibrium Thermodynamics
  • András Szegleti: Effects of Ballistic Phonon Transport on Cooling
  • Peter Ván: Channels of Dissipation
  • Diego Del Olmo: Thermodynamic Approach to the Open-Circuit Voltage in Redox Flow Batteries
  • Tamás Fekete: The Potential Role of Nonequilibrium Thermodynamics for the Foundations of Structural Integrity of Large-Scale Pressure Systems
  • David Celný: Nucleation Criteria Detection as a Mean to Investigate Metastable State
  • María Florencia Carusela: Antiresonant Driven Systems for Particle Manipulation

S10 – Kinetics and dissipative structures

  • Gian Paolo Beretta: The First, Second, and Fourth Laws of Thermodynamics Support the Definitions of Energy, Entropy, and Nonequilibrium Metric, Respectively
  • Gili Bisker: A Quantitative Footprint of Irreversibility in the Absence of Observable Currents
  • Alexander Gorban: Transition State Paradox and Entangled Mass Action Law
  • Anna Knyazeva: A Variant of Nonequilibrium Reaction Kinetics Description under Conditions of Intensive Action
  • David Lacoste: Thermodynamics of Autocatalysis

S11 – Driven (Externally and Internally) Systems, Boundary Conditions and Interfaces (Spatial Coupling of Models)

  • Victor Berdichevsky: Reciprocity Relations in Driven Dissipative Systems
  • Ondrej Souček: A Thermodynamic Framework for Developing Boundary Conditions for Korteweg-Type Fluids
  • Marita Thomas: GENERIC Structures with Bulk-Interface Interaction
  • Barbora Votinská: Maximum Entropy Principle Estimate of Boundary Conditions in Mixtures

S12 – Thermodynamics in Social Sciences (E.g. in Economy)

  • Tim Garrett: The Present Is Tied to the Past: a Scaling Law Linking Current Global Energy Consumption to Historically Cumulative Economic Production
  • John Bryant: Economics and Entropy
  • Burin Gumjudpai: Thermodynamics Formulation of Economics: Supply Side
  • Éric Herbert: Macroeconomic Dynamics in a Finite World: the Thermodynamic Potential Approach
  • Josephine Hellberg: On the Co-Existence of Self-Organising Inflationary Processes in Economies and Capital Markets
  • Ram Poudel: The Dynamics of Human Society Evolution: an Energetics Approach
  • David Lacoste: Pareto Optimality and Thermodynamic Trade-Off in Gambling
  • Shyam Sunder: Human Behavior Framed in Physics: an Extrapolate-Up Approach
  • Zlata Tabachová: Rényi Transfer Entropy between Stock Markets
  • John Torday: Evolution, the Arts and Life as the Disambiguation of Ambiguity

S13 – Thermodynamics and Geometry

  • Alessandro Bravetti: Contact Geometry and the Hamiltonization Problem
  • Maria Di Domenico: Nonlinear Heat Waves and Analogies with Nonlinear Optics
  • ‪Oğul Esen: On Decomposition of Hamiltonian Realization of Vlasov’s Plasma
  • Massimo Materassi: Entropy in Non-Hamiltonian Dynamical Systems
  • Harry Miller: Geometry of Work Fluctuations versus Efficiency in Microscopic Thermal Machines
  • Péter Ván: Thermodynamics for Dynamics

Firday, June 18, 2021

S14 – Engineering thermodynamics

  • Natalie Germann: Extended Generalized Bracket Framework for Multicomponent Mixtures with Partially Miscible Components
  • Beatriz Moya: Thermodynamics Based Learning of Fluid Dynamics from Partial Information
  • Marco Marín Suárez: Tuned Quasiparticle Injection and Extraction in Non-Equlibrium Superconductors
  • Alexandr Zubov: Preparation of Micro-Porous Scaffolds from Biodegradable Polymers

S16 – Contribution of thermodynamics to efficiency and optimization

  • Bjarne Andresen: Heat Exchange Systems with Minimal Irreversibility
  • Paolo Erdman: Maximum Power Heat Engines and Refrigerators in the Fast-Driving Regime
  • Éric Herbert: Thermodynamics of Animal Locomotion
  • Markus Lohmayer: GENERIC and Port-Hamiltonian Structures for Complex Systems
  • Juliette Monsel: Optomechanical Cooling with Coherent and Squeezed Light: the Cost of Opening the Heat Valve
  • Raphael Paul: Optimizing the Piston Paths of Stirling Cycle Machines
  • Nayeli A. Rodriguez-Briones: Enhanced Heat-Bath Algorithmic Cooling
  • Christian Schön: Optimal Control of Hydrogen Atom like Systems as Quasi-Classical Thermodynamic Engines in Finite Time

M8 – Thermodynamics on small scales

  • Dick Bedeaux: Adsorption of an Ideal Gas on a Small Spherical Surface
  • Wei Dong: Integral and Differential Surface Tensions Needed for Extending Gibbs Thermodynamics of Interfaces Down to Nanoscales
  • Ralph Chamberlin: Seeking a Well-Defined Local Temperature for Nanoscale Fluctuations
  • Ivan Latella: Thermodynamics of Nonadditive Systems
  • Riccardo Rurali: Phonon Transport across Crystal-Phase Interfaces
  • Miguel Rubi: Thermodynamics on Small Scales

Closing Ceremony

  • Best Student Presentation Announcement
  • Next JETC Announcement
  • Final words

S15 – Experimental thermodynamics

  • Róbert Kovács: Analytical Evaluation of Room Temperature Non-Fourier Heat Pulse Experiments I.
  • Gregory Yablonsky: New Results in Conservatively Perturbed Equilibrium (Cpe)-studies: Theory and Experimental Verification
  • Jaroslav Šesták: Do We Really Know What a Measured Value Called Temperature Is in Terms of a Broader Understanding of Thermodynamics Applied to Thermal Analysis 

S17 – Teaching and Learning Thermodynamics in a Time of Change

  • Burak Atakan: Teaching Model Development in Advanced Engineering Thermodynamics
  • Gian Paolo Beretta: Forty Years of Teaching Thermodynamics by Introducing Entropy (Equilibrium and Nonequilibrium) before Temperature and Heat
  • Piero Colonna: Will Video-Snippets Help Students Solve Attention Span Problems?
  • Natasa Nord: Innovative Teaching Methods for Laboratory in Thermodynamics to Improve Student Learning and Motivation
  • Jeffrey Phillips: Early Results from the Use of POGIL Methodology in Undergraduate Thermodynamics Class
  • Michael Von Spakovsky: Teaching Thermodynamics Based on the SEAQT Framework

S18 – Non-equilibrium thermodynamics with applications to complex systems

  • Andrés Arango-Restrepo: A Criterion for the Formation of Non-Equilibrium Self-Assembled Structures
  • David Jou: Electrically Tuned Heat Transport in Systems with Defects
  • Liliana Restuccia: Non-Linear Heat Transport in Systems with Mobile Defects: Thermal Diodes and Transistors
  • Michele Sciacca: Thermal Solitons and Thermal Transfer along Thin Wires
  • Liliana Restuccia: Dissipative Processes in Reacting Fluid Mixtures with Magnetic Relaxation