The Sustainable Energy and Environmental Protection conference provides a forum for both researchers and practitioners around the world to present papers on recent developments in the fields of Sustainable Energy and Environmental Protection. The organising committee of the conference invites papers from researchers and practitioners from academic as well as industry within the scope of the conference subjects.


The conference particularly welcome papers related to industrial based projects. Papers dealing with one or more of the following topics will be considered for the conference:

Steam System Efficiency & Management
Biomass Conversion
Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Technology
Hydrogen Economic & Investments
Solar Thermal Applications
Marine/Ocean Energy
Wind Energy & Applications
Engines and Equipment
Fuelling Technology (EV, Diesel, CNG, LPG)
Modelling and Simulation
New Concepts including LNG
Energy Storage
Supercapacitors and Applications
Smart/hybrid Power Networks, Policies &
Codes & Standards
Economic Aspects
Road Management
Marketing Strategies
Environment Management
Environmental Issues including
Adaptive crashworthiness

Environmental Issues including:

Air Pollution
Water and Water Management
Waste Management
Climate Change
Health and Environment
Customer and Society Satisfaction
Materials and Fuel Developments
Light weight structures
Fuel Cell Materials
Sensor Technologies
Passive and Active Building Design
Cyber Security
AI and Robotics
Circular Economy
Nuclear Energy and decommissioning


Selected papers will be invited to submit an extended version to the following Elsevier Journals:

  • Energy (IF: 6.082)
  • Renewable Energy (IF: 6.247)
  • International Journal of Hydrogen Energy (IF: 4.939)
  • Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews (IF: 12.11)
  • Science of the Total Environment (Elsevier IF: 6.551)
  • Journal of Energy Sources, Part B: Economics, Planning, and Policy (IF: 1.09)
  • Thermal Science and Engineering Progress (Elsevier)
  • International Journal of Thermofluids (Elsevier)
  • Carbon Resources Conversion (KeAi)

Sessions, Workshops and Symposiums

SEEP 2021 welcome you to suggest or organise Sessions, Workshops and Symposiums.

Submission of Abstracts

Interested contributors are requested to submit abstract(s) of up to 200 words to, it should show clearly title, name of all authors and affiliation.

SEEP 2021 Organising Committee

  • Prof. Christoph Pfeifer (Conference Co-Chair)
  • Prof. Abdul Ghani Olabi (Conferene Co-Chair)
  • Dr. Rafat Al Afif (Conferene Coordinator)
  • Prof Hussam Jouhara
  • Dr. Gregor Tondl
  • Dr. Jitka Hrbek
  • Ms Sandra Gold

International Advisory Committee:

  • Prof. Maamar Bettayeb (UAE)
  • Prof. Abdul Ghani Olabi (UAE)
  • Prof. Christoph Pfeifer (Austria)
  • Dr. Rafat Al Afif (Austria)
  • Prof. Henrik Lund (Denmark)
  • Prof. Jurij Krope (Slovenia)
  • Prof. Brian Norton (Ireland)
  • Prof. Noam Lior (USA)
  • Prof. Hussam Jouhara (UK)
  • Prof. Stane Božičnik (Slovenia)
  • Prof. Soteris Kalogirou (Cyprus)
  • Prof. Stefano Cordiner (Italy)
  • Prof. Michele Dassisti (Italy)
  • Prof. Jinyue Yan (Sweden)
  • Prof. Umberto Desideri (Italy)
  • Prof. M.S.J. Hashmi (Ireland)
  • Prof. Michele Gambino (Italy)
  • Prof. S. Orhan Akansu (Turkey)
  • Prof. David Timoney (Ireland)
  • Prof. David Kennedy (Ireland)
  • Prof. Bekir Sami Yilbas (Saudi Arabia)
  • Prof. B. AbuHijleh (UAE)
  • Prof. Jim McGovern (Ireland)
  • Prof. Socrates Kaplanis (Greece)
  • Prof. Zdravko Kravanja (Slovenia)
  • Prof. Jirí Jaromír Klemeš (Czech Republic )
  • Prof. Darko Goričanec (Slovenia)
  • Prof. Zhiyuan Liu (China)
  • Prof. Antonio Valero (Spain)
  • Prof. Ashwani Gupta (USA)
  • Dr. Fouad Al-Mansour (Slovenia)
  • Dr. Aoife Foley (UK)
  • Dr. Athanasios Megartis (UK)
  • Prof. Francesco Di Maria (Italy)
  • Prof. George Tsatsaronis (Germany)
  • Prof. Luis M. Serra (Spain)
  • Prof. Savvas Tassou (UK)
  • Prof. Luigi Alloca (Italy)
  • Prof. Faek Diko (Germany)
  • Prof. M.A. Sayegh (Poland)
  • Dr. Peter Trop (Slovenia)
  • Prof. Philippe Knauth (France)
  • Prof. Esra Aleisa (Kuwait)
  • Prof. Radu Sorin Mihai (Romania)
  • Prof. Qi Zhang (China)
  • Prof. Rik Baert (The Netherlands)
  • Dr. Stephen Glover (UK)
  • Prof. Signe Kjelstrup (Norway)
  • Dr. Sumsun Naher (UK)
  • Prof. Sven Andersson (Sweden)
  • Dr. Salah Ibrahim (UK)
  • Prof. Sebahattin Unalan (Turkey)
  • Prof. Sabah Abdul-Wahab Sulaiman (Oman)
  • Prof. Somrat Kerdsuwan (Thailand)
  • Prof. T. Hikmet Karakoç (Turkey)
  • Prof. Tahir Yavuz (Turkey)
  • Prof. Hon Loong Lam (Thailand)
  • Prof. A.M.Hamoda (Qatar)
  • Prof Hegazy Rezk (Saudi Arabia)
  • Prof Suzana Yusup (Malaysia)
  • Prof. Dieter Meissner (Austria)
  • Dr. Hussam Achour (Ireland)
  • Prof. Gu Hongchen (China)
  • Prof. Haşmet Turkoglu (Turkey)
  • Dr. James Carton (Ireland)
  • Dr. Azzedine Boutelhig (Algeria)
  • Prof. Martin Wendland ( Austria)
  • Prof. Damiana Chinese (Italy)

  • Prof. Paul Borza (Romania)
  • Prof. Roy Douglas (UK)
  • Prof Abderrahmane Hamidat (Algeria)
  • Dr. Danijela Urbancl (Slovenia)
  • Prof. Daniel Favrat (Switzerland)
  • Prof. Erik Dahlquist (Sweden)
  • Dr Amani Al-Othman (UAE)
  • Prof. Nobuyoshi Nakagawa (JAPAN)
  • Prof. Ahmed A. Farghali (Egypt)
  • Prof. Mohd Shahbudin Mastar (Malaysia)
  • Prof. Takuya Tsujiguchi (JAPAN)
  • Prof. Siti Kartom Kamarudin (Malaysia)
  • Prof. Kyu-Jung Chae (South Korea)
  • Dr. Waqas Hassan Tanveer (UK)
  • Dr. Hend Omar Mohamed (South Korea)
  • Dr. Mohamed Obaid (South Korea)
  • Prof. Eric Leonhardt (USA)
  • Prof. GianLuca Rospi (Italy)
  • Dr Zhien Zhang (USA)
  • Dr. Josè Simoes (Portugal)
  • Dr Enas Taha Sayed (Egypt)
  • Prof. Jinli Qiao (China)
  • Prof. Kadir Aydin (Turkey)
  • Dr Osama Basmage (Ireland)
  • Dr. Khaled Benyounis (Ireland)
  • Prof. Laszlo Garbai (Hungary)
  • Prof. Mariano Martin (Spain)
  • Prof. Masahiro Ishida (Japan)
  • Prof. Michael Seal (USA)
  • Prof. Marco Spinedi (Italy)
  • Prof. Michio Kitano (Japan)
  • Prof. Ahmed Hafaifa (Algeria)
  • Prof. Nafiz Kahraman (Turkey)
  • Prof. Na Zhang (China)
  • Prof. Naotake Fujita (Japan)
  • Prof. Niko Samec (Slovenia)
  • Prof. Oleksandr Zaporozhets (Ukraine)
  • Prof. Osama Al-Hawaj (Kuwait)
  • Prof. Petar Varbanov (Hungary)
  • Prof. Peter Goethals (Belgium)
  • Dr. Markus Bolhar-Nordenkampf (Austria)
  • Prof. Tobias Pröll (Austria)
  • Dr. Gregor Tondl (Austria)
  • Dr. Jitka Hrbek (Austria)
  • Dr. Eivind Johannes (Norway)
  • Prof. Mohamad Ramadan (Lebanon)
  • Prof. Abdelakder Outzourhit (Morocco)
  • Prof. Bilge Albayrak Çeper (Turkey)
  • Prof. Bekir Zühtü Uysal (Turkey)
  • Dr. Silvia Tedesco (UK)
  • Dr. Valentin Ivanov (Germany)
  • Prof. Yasufumi Yoshimoto (Japan)
  • Prof. Yunus Ali Çengel (Turkey)
  • Prof. Zeljko Knez (Slovenia)
  • Prof. Zoltan Magyar (Hungary)
  • Dr. Abed Alaswad (UK)
  • Dr. Ahmed Al-Mekky (UK)
  • Dr. S. Vasudevan (india)
  • Prof Majid Ghassemi (Iran)
  • Dr Kittessa Roro (South Africa)
  • Dr. Vitaliy Sergeev, (Russia)
  • Prof. Natalia Politaeva (Russia)
  • Prof. Hala J. El-Khozondar (Gaza)
  • Prof. Omer Nawaf Maaitah (Jordan)
  • Dr Hon Loong LAM (Malaysia)
  • Dr Ahmad Baroutaji (UK)
  • Dr Mohammad Ali Abdelkareem (UAE)
  • Dr Abdul Hai Al-Alami (UAE)


Sponsored prizes,  will be awarded for the best papers presented  by graduate students. Judges will decide on the awards based on the quality of both the written paper, and the presentation.

The venue

The conference will be held at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU) in Austria. BOKU is accessible from the city center by public transport in 30 minutes and is located across the street to a huge park (Türkenschanzpark). The city center of Vienna is designated as UNESCO World Heritage Site and there is numerous museums, theaters as well as other tourist attractions. Vienna is regularly on top of World´s best cities rankings.

Important Dates:

Receipt of abstracts: 06/07/2021
Notification of abstract acceptance: 15/07/2021
Receipt full paper: 31/08/2021
Conference: 13-16/09/2021

Registration Fees

Before 15/07/2021

Author/Delegate Online£300
Committee Member£250
Session Organiser£250
Student Online£250

After 16/07/2021

Author/Delegate Online£350
Committee Member£300
Session Organiser£300
Student Online£300

Registration fees cover participation in all sessions of the conference, a copy of the proceedings, lunches, refreshments and conference dinner.

All Correspondence:

Conference team,
Dr. Rafat Al Afif (Conference Coordinator)

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