International Conference on Alternative Fuels & Energy

October 23 - 25 , 2017

Welcome to ICAFE 2017

Message from the Conference Chairs

Dear Colleagues,

On behalf of the ICAFE 2017 organizing committee, it is ourhonour and pleasure to welcome all delegates, participants and visitors to the 2nd International Conference on Alternative Fuels: Futures and Challenges to be held in the beautiful town of Daegu, South korea from October 23 - 25 , 2017. The conference will be organized by "Sustainable Environmental Process Research Institute (SEPRI), Daegu University, South Korea.

Our colleagues have put tremendous effort in organizing ICAFE-2017. This is well supported by the co-chairs and organizing committee members. The purpose of the International Conference on Alternative Fuels (ICAFE-2017) is to bring together researchers, industry and engineers to share and discuss advances and developments in Alternative Fuels and their recent applications.

Topics within the scope of the conference include the following areas, but not limited to:

  • Development of new alternative fuels.
  • Biofuels processing technologies.
  • Novel biofuel feedstocks.
  • New perspectives of alternative fuels.
  • New developments in microalgae for biofuels production.
  • Biohydrogen, Biobutanol, Bioethanol and other biofuel production.
  • Physical and chemical properties of alternative fuels and their improvement.
  • Predicting the properties of alternative fuels blends.
  • Modelling and experimental investigation of engine performance and emissions of alternative fuels.
  • Waste to energy.
  • Wastewater treatment.
  • Bioelectorchemical systems.
  • Wind and solar energy.
  • Photovolatics and their applications.
  • Novel nano-catalysts for biodiesel production.
  • Socioeconomic and environmental impacts of alternative fuels.
  • Biomass industries performance.
  • Future challenges, directions and economics of alternative fuels.
  • Biofouling control.

I hope that the scientific program will be useful and informative
Therefore, we welcome high quality submissions that could contribute to this promising area of research. All submissions will be sent to professional reviewers to help the authors improve their submissions. Based on reviewers' comments, all authors will be requested to revise their work accordingly before final submission. We believe this careful consideration will help to establish a high quality and comprehensive program of presentations. Moreover, our team will do the best to help interested participants to apply early for travel fund and entry visa by issuing the necessary documents.

I extremely encourage all of you to exchange ideas with colleagues; this is indeed a very good opportunity to meet international experts at a one place. In the name of the Conference committee, we highly welcome all of you. We are pleased to keep working to provide you with the best experience at this conference.

Finally, let's move together, learn and introduce to new friends. Let's also dive into the sessions and soak up the speeches, but we should not forget to save some time for the social events. I also hope that the social program will live up your expectations and that you will gather fond memories of ICAFE 2017 in Daegu city.

Prof. Dr. Sang-Hyoun Kim, General Chair of ICAFE 2017

Assistant Prof. Dr. AbdulazizATABANI, ICAFE series Co-Chair
Research Prof. Dr. GopalakrishnanKUMAR, ICAFE series Co-Chair