13th FKFS-Conference

Vehicle Aerodynamics and Thermal Management

11 -  12 October 2023


Call for Papers 2023

From 11 – 12 October 2023 the 13th FKFS-Conference 'Vehicle Aerodynamics and Thermal Management' takes place in the Haus der Wirtschaft in Stuttgart. The Research Institute of Automotive Engineering and Powertrain Systems Stuttgart (FKFS) invites you to submit your abstract until 22 February 2023 and thus actively contribute to the program planning.


Your abstract should include:

  • Title of the presentation (max. 100 characters)
  • Name of the presenter and any co-authors, company address, telephone number and e-mail address
  • Short summary of content (abstract, max. 1,500 characters)
  • Assignment within the topics listed below
  • Short statement about the novelty value of the work


Focus Topics

Aerodynamics/Aeroacoustics Thermal management
  • Aerodynamics/Aeroacoustics of new vehicles
  • CFD methods
  • Optimization methods
  • Vehicle soiling
  • Transient aerodynamics
  • Wind tunnel technologies and measurement techniques
  • Thermal systems and concepts of new vehicles
  • Thermal management systems
  • Passenger comfort
  • Thermal modelling methods


Important deadlines

Submission deadline of abstracts 22 February 2023
Notification of authors End of March 2023
Program publication April 2023
Submission Paper

11 September 2023


Information and schedule of lectures

Speaking Time will be 30 minutes; 20 minutes presentation, followed by 10 minutes discussion.

Speakers will get free admission to the FKFS-Conference.

The conference language is Englisch.


If you have questions on submission:

Ph. +49 711 685 65601