Asian SOFC Symposium

      Based on the“2007 China-Japan SOFC Workshop” in Yixing China, the “2008 Korea-Japan-China SOFC Symposium” in Pohang Korea, the “2010 Asian SOFC Symposium” heldin KyotoJapan. Since then, this chain of “Asian SOFC Symposium” has been held everyanother year in China, Korea and Japan. This 2018 Asian SOFC Symposium is the fifthin the chain of Asian SOFC Symposium and 7thfrom the beginning of2007. This is the third time for the Symposium to be held in Chinabeside 2007(inYixing) and 2012(in Hunshan). Though it is an Asian conference, scientist andintellectuals from all over the world take active participation in this eventmaking it truly international in technical content and quality of interaction.This20185thAsian SOFC Symposium will provideand develop clarity ofsubject understanding among the junior researchers and young students. Theresearchers and engineers will discuss the latest research and development onsolid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs). It will invite participants from Asian regionand all over the world for promotion of the research activities on SOFCs.

International advisory board committee:

Liquan Chen, Institute of Physics, ChineseAcademy of Science, China

GyeongMan Choi, Pohang Univ. of Science and Technology, Korea

KoichiEguchi, Kyoto University, Japan

TeruhisaHorita, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan

TatsuyaKawada, Tohoku University, Japan

Hae-WeonLee, Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Korea

Jong-HoLee, Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Korea

Jian Li,Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China

Jiang Liu, South China University of Technology, China

Guangyao Meng,University of Science and Technology ofChina,China

Suping Peng,China University of Mining &Technology, Beijing

Rak-HyunSong, Korealnstitute of Engrgy Research, Korea

Tingqian Wen, Shanghai Institute of Ceramics, ChineseAcademy of Sciences, China

ChangrongXia, University of Science and Technology of China, China

HarumiYokokawa, TheUniversity of Tokyo, Japan

Local organization committee:


Minfang Han,Tsinghua University, China


Zhaoyin Wen,Shanghai Institute of Ceramics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Yunhui Huang, Tongji University, China


ShengliAn,Inner Mongolia University of Science&Technology

ChushengChen, Universityof Science and Technology of China

GangChen,  Northeastern University

MojieCheng, Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Yunhui Huang, Tongji University, China

ChengxinLi,Xi'an Jiaotong University

XiaomeiLiu, JilinUniversity

ZheLv, Harbin Institute of Technology

MengNi, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

YixiangShi, Tsinghua University

ZaihongSun, Suzhou Huatsing Power Co. Ltd.

EnricoTraversa, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China

Shaorong Wang, China University of Mining & Technology

Zhaoyin Wen, Shanghai Institute of Ceramics, Chinese Academy ofSciences, China

YuepingXiong,Harbin Institute of Technology

ZhongliangZhan, Shanghai Institute of Ceramics, Chinese Academy of Sciences

HaoleiZhao, University of Science and TechnologyBeijing


About Shanghai

Asian SOFC -2018 is to be held atShanghai, an international city located in the eastern part of China. Shanghaiis one of the four direct-controlled municipalities of China. It is China'seconomy, transportation, science and technology, industry, finance, trade,exhibition and shipping center. Shanghai is a historical and cultural city,with a profound modern city culture and many historical sites. The culture ofJiangsu and Zhejiang Wuyue merges with the industrial culture imported from thewest to form Shanghai's unique Shanghai style culture. It has been described asthe "showpiece" of the booming economy of mainland China; renownedfor its Lujiazui skyline, and museums and historic buildings, such as thosealong The Bund, as well as the City God Temple and the Yu Garden.

Travel information

Shanghaiiswell connected with all the major cities of China via air, rail and road. The PudongInternationalairport is approximately 45minutesdrive from the conference venue located inthe city.

1.       ShanghaiHongqiao Airport and railway station:  

Takethe No. 10 subway and get off at Tongji University station.

2.       ShangHaiRailway Station:

Takethe No. 4 subway to HelenRoad, andturn to No. 10 subway to Tongji University station.

3.       ShanghaiPudong Airport:

Ø  Takethe airport bus No. 4 to Wujiaochang, and turn No. 10subway to the Tongji University station;

Ø  TakeNo. 2 subway to Nanjing Road station, and turn No. 10 subway to TongjiUniversity station.

We will be waiting foryou at1st floor, comprehensive building,SipingRoad Campus of Tongji University in August 5, 2018 all day.

Important Dates


Jan  20, 2018

1st  Circular and call for papers

April  1, 2018

Deadline  for submitting abstract

May 1, 2018

2nd Circular, Notification of  acceptance;Invitation letter for visa

June  15, 2018

Deadline  for early registration

June30,  2018

Deadline  for accommodation pre-registration

July 30, 2018

3rd Circular; Detailed schedule for the event

August 5-9, 2018

The event and on-site registration


Abstract Submission

Contributionsare solicited of original unpublished works related to the main topics in asymposium of this conference. Abstracts should be submitted later than April 1, 2018. Theabstracts should follow the attached template, which contain the title, theauthors’ names and their affiliations.

Registration fee covering banquet


Before  June 15, 2018

After  June 16, 2018


USD  $200

USD  $250


USD  $400

USD  $500


Theconference would provide discount registration for 30 young participants (USD $250)and waive registration fee for 50 students from developing countries in Asia.Please send email to fordiscount application.



Participantsare requested to follow the hotel link for accommodation booking on their ownas per their budget and choice. The organizers can only assist to support forbooking at a discounted rate for conference participation after conferenceregistration, notlater than June 30, 2018. The housing is very shortage ofShanghai hotels due to the tourist season.At Shanghai, anumber of 3-5 star hotels are available with their link provided on conferenceweb link.The details are as follows:The Crowne Plaza FudanHotel (five star), Shanghai Tongji Jun Jubilee Hotel, Shanghai Blue Sky Hotel(four star), Shanghai capital of Jinjiang Magnolia Hotel, TongjiYingbin Hotel(three-star).