National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Glenn Research Center

TFAWS 2017

What is TFAWS?

The Thermal and Fluids Analysis Workshop (TFAWS) is an annual training and professional development workshop that is designed to encourage knowledge sharing, professional development, and networking throughout the thermal and fluids engineering community within NASA and the aerospace community at large. The vision of TFAWS is to maintain continuity over time and between disciplines throughout the thermal and fluids engineering community.  

TFAWS 2018 will be hosted by NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston, TX from August 20-24!  See you there!

TFAWS 2017 Program

2017 Highlights

Hosted by:  NASA Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC)

  • Sponsored by:  NASA Engineering and Safety Center (NESC)
  • NESC Sponsoring Technical Discipline Teams (TDTs):
    TFAWS 2017 Flyer

    TFAWS 2017 Flyer

    • Passive Thermal
    • Life Support/Active Thermal
    • Aerosciences
  • Conference Dates: August 21 – 25, 2017
  • Conference Location:  Huntsville, AL
  • Keynote Speaker: Dr. Tom Crouch, Senior Curator Smithsonian, National Air and Space Museum
  • Registration Cost:  FREE!
  • NCTS Number (for Civil Servants): 27802-17

Workshop Features

  • Paper Sessions
  • Software and Hardware Demonstrations
  • Hands-on Software Training
  • Technical Short Courses
  • Guest Speakers
  • Tours of Marshall Space Flight Center

Registration is FREE for all attendees!

Who Should Attend?

  • Engineers
  • Scientists
  • Educators
  • Students
  • International Guests and Partners
  • Thermal and Fluids Analysis Tool Users
  • Anyone interested in thermal and fluids analysis

All levels of experience are welcome!!

Workshop Benefits

  • Participants have the opportunity to share their work on the latest application of new and established methods to aerospace missions, impart engineering lessons learned, and compare/contrast engineering practices.
  • Annual sharing of knowledge, hands-on instruction in relevant state-of-the-art engineering analysis tools, and seminars/short courses taught by the veterans in the thermal and fluids engineering community helps to ensure that the expertise of the community is maintained.
  • Networking at TFAWS gives each engineer an extensive network of contacts which serves as an excellent source of advice and technical knowledge.
  • TFAWS provides tremendous opportunities for enhancing collaboration between NASA centers, other government agencies, industry, academia, and the international thermal and fluids engineering community.

Important Dates

  • Abstract Deadline: June 2nd, 2017
  • Registration Period: Spring 2017