2010 Annual Meeting
of the ESA

June, x-y, 2010

University of North Carolina, Charlotte

2022 Joint Conference on Electrostatics

The Annual Meeting of the Electrostatics Society of America will be held June 14-16, 2021 Virtually

The 2021 Annual Meeting of the Electrostatics Society of America (ESA) brings together experts across a wide range of fields to present new developments in electrostatics. University of Oklahoma is hosting the meeting in a virtual format. 

Anticipated Technical Session Topics

  • Atmospheric and space applications
  • Biological and medical applications
  • Breakdown phenomena, safety and hazards
  • Contact charging and triboelectric effects
  • Dielectrics and insulators
  • Electrically-induced flows and electrokinetics
  • Gas discharges and plasmas
  • Materials synthesis, processing, and behavior
  • Measurements and instrumentation
Presenters could submit 15 minutes pre-recorded video by June 1, 2021. Information regarding the submission of pre-recorded videos will be sent to the presenters as part of the abstract acceptance notification.

Keynote/Invited Speakers

G.S. Peter Castle

A. D. Moore and the Founding of the Electrostatics Society of America

University of Western Ontario, Canada

Tanvir Farouk

Atmospheric pressure sub-normal glow discharge and their application in enhancing the piezoelectric properties of polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) films.

University of South Carolina, USA

Vladimir Chirkov

Numerical models of electrohydrodynamic processes in two-phase immiscible liquids and physical substantiation of the limits of their applicability

St. Petersburg State University, Russia

Holger Grosshans

Fluid dynamic aspects of triboelectric charging of powder flows

Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt Braunschweig, Germany

Michihiko Nakano

Electrostatic virus and bacteria detection based on dielectrophoresis

Kyushu University, Japan

Petru Notingher

Electric charge measurements in solid and liquid media and structures with non-destructive direct thermal method

Universite de Montpellier, France

Bo Zhang

Different mechanisms of corona discharge on AC and DC overhead transmission lines in rain

Tsinghua University, China

David Pai

Plasma-water interfaces for applications in nanomaterials synthesis

Laboratoire de Physique des Plasmas, Ecole Polytechnique, France


Please register for the meeting here.

For registered guest, join zoom meeting

Meeting ID: 951 5630 3905


Test period starts at 7:30 AM Central Time on all three days.

Program starts at 8:00 AM Central Time.

Monday and Tuesday’s program runs from 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM Central Time.

Wednesday program runs from 8:00 AM to 12:30 PM Central Time.

Meeting Schedule

The final meeting schedule is here.

Technical Paper

Please see this document regarding information for preparing and submitting a technical paper.

Pre-Recorded Presentations

The time limit is 12 minutes for regular presentations, 25 minutes for invited presentations, and 35 minutes for keynote presentations. Please name your file as [Abstract number, e.g., A1]-[Presenter's last name]-[Presenter's first name][.mp4 (for video)]. Please upload your files here.

Important Dates

January 19, 2021

Abstract submission open

March 31, 2021

Abstract submission deadline (Extended)

April 15, 2021

Notification of abstract acceptance (Extended)

May 14, 2021

Final manuscript deadline

May 31, 2021

Pre-recorded presentation deadline

June 14-16, 2021

ESA 2021 Annual Meeting

Student Presentation Competition
Presentations by undergraduate and graduate students are eligible for the Student Presentation Competition. 

Contact Information

For questions about local arrangements and conference hosting, contact
General Chairs: Prof. Feng C. Lai, University of Oklahoma, flai@ou.edu

For questions regarding the technical program and abstract submission, contact
Technical Chair: Prof. Xuewei Zhang, Texas A&M University-Kingsville, xuewei.zhange@tamuk.edu

Courtyard by Marriott Boston-Brookline, 40 Webster St, Brookline, MA 02446 (617-734-1393) 

About the University of Oklahoma: The University of Oklahoma, known as OU for short, is a large, public research institution in Norman, which is located 20 mins. south of Oklahoma City or 3 hrs. north of Dallas, Texas.  OU’s Norman undergraduate population is slightly more than 20,000, giving students a major university experience in a private college atmosphere.  It also boasts to have one of the most beautiful campuses in the south as well as one of the world's largest university-based natural history museums (Sam Noble Museum of Natural History).