2010 Annual Meeting
of the ESA

June, x-y, 2010

University of North Carolina, Charlotte

2022 Joint Conference on Electrostatics

The 2022 Joint Conference on Electrostatics will be held June 12-15, 2022 in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA.

The Electrostatic Society of America (ESA), the Institute of Electrostatics Japan (IEJ), la Société Française d'Electrostatique (SFE), the Electrostatic Processes Committee (EPC) of the IAS/IEEE and the Electrostatic Committee of the Chinese Physical Society (EC-CPS) have a pleasure to announce the 2022 Joint Conference on Electrostatics. Your paper contributions are invited in all scientific and technical areas ranging from fundamental physics and new developments in electrostatics to applications in industry, atmospheric and space sciences, biology, medicine, energy and other fields utilizing electrostatic phenomena.

Anticipated Technical Session Topics

  • Atmospheric and space applications
  • Breakdown, gas discharges and plasmas
  • Charge motion and static dissipation
  • Contact charging and triboelectric effects
  • Triboelectric nanogenerators and energy harvesters
  • Microelectromechanical devices (MEMS)
  • Dielectrics and insulators
  • Electrets
  • Electrohydrodynamics
  • Electrospinning and electrospraying
  • Electrostatic processes and technologies
  • Measurements and instrumentation
  • Electrostatic manipulation of particles, droplets, and biological cells
  • Biological and medical applications
  • Electrostatic precipitation
  • Safety and hazards

In person participation is strongly encouraged, please leave the online option for the participants from the countries and states where the covid travel ban is still in effect.

Conference Program
The conference program can be found here.

Information for Authors
Information on the full paper submission, oral and poster presentations can be found here.

Tutorials and Demonstrations

On Sunday June 12, 2022, three tutorials are planned.

“Discharge and Electrical Breakdown Tutorial” organized and presented by:

  • Prof. Akira Mizuno, Toyohashi University of Technology, and
  • Prof. Shesha Jayaram, University of Waterloo

“Electrostatic Instruments and Measurements Tutorial“ will be organized and presented by:

  • Prof. Mark Horenstein, Boston University, and
  • Prof. Maciej Noras, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

“Electrostatic Processes Tutorial” will be organized and presented by:

  • Dr. Kelly Robinson, Electrostatic Answers

The cost is $25 for all three tutorials and can be paid with the conference registration fee. The tutorials allow participants to earn professional development hours (PDHs) credit, please contact Dr. Kelly Robinson (Kelly.Robinson@ElectrostaticAnswers.com) for details.

Keynote Speakers

We are excited to have confirmed an excellent slate of keynote speakers:

  • Dr. Hak-Joon Kim, Department of Environmental Machinery, Korea Institute of Machinery and Metals, South Korea
  • Dr. Michael Mascagni, Department of Computer Science, Florida State University, USA, Faculty Appointee at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).
  • Dr. John Foster, Department of Nuclear Engineering and. Radiological Sciences, Plasma Science and Technology Laboratory, University of Michigan, USA.


Registration information is available here.


Venue and Lodging

Hilton Charlotte University Place, https://www.hilton.com/en/hotels/clthuhf-hilton-charlotte-university-place/

Hotel reservations: Please use the conference hotel for the conference stay. This helps the conference organizers with keeping the meeting cost down. The negotiated hotel lodging rate per night is 119 USD.


Conference hotel booking link: Hilton reservation

Conference code: EOSA

The hotel reservation cut-off date is May 23, 2022. After that date the hotel cannot guarantee that you will be able to book a room or that the hotel will be able to offer you the negotiated rate.

Important Dates

January 10, 2022

Abstract submission open

May 1,  2022

Abstract submission deadline (Extended)

May 15, 2022

Notification of abstract acceptance (Extended)

May 1, 2022

Early registration deadline

May 31, 2022

Final manuscript deadline (Extended)

June 12, 2022

Conference starts

Conference Sponsorship

Platinum Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Silver sponsors

Bronze sponsors

Conference sponsorship opportunities are available, please visit the sponsorship page for details.

Student Presentation Competition

A substantially reduced conference fee is offered to all student participants.  Presentations by graduate and undergraduate students are eligible for the Student Presentation Competition.

Conference Steering Committee

David Go, ESA, University of Notre Dame, USA

Yoshiaki Yamano, IEJ, Chiba University, Japan

Gérard Touchard, SFE, University of Poitiers, France

Kazuo Shimizu, EPC, Shizuoka University, Japan

Li Jie, EC-CPS, Dalian University of Technology, China

Contact Information

For questions about local arrangements and conference hosting, contact
General Chair: Maciej Noras, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, mnoras@uncc.edu

For questions regarding the technical program and abstract submission, contact
Technical Chair: James Chen, University at Buffalo, chenjm@buffalo.edu
Courtyard by Marriott Boston-Brookline, 40 Webster St, Brookline, MA 02446 (617-734-1393) 
About the Charlotte, North Carolina: 

Charlotte is the largest city in North Carolina, with a population of 875,000 people, and the third fastest growing major city in the USA. Known as the banking center, more recently became an energy industry hub. It is a home of professional sports teams (Carolina Panthers – NFL, Charlotte Hornets - NBA), NASCAR racing (NASCAR Hall of Fame, Charlotte Motor Speedway) and of many other attractions including museums, performing art centers, Carowinds amusement park and the U.S. National Whitewater CenterCharlotte Douglas International Airport is a major communication hub for American Airlines, it offers direct flights to Europe and South America as well as many US and Canadian destinations. Recently expanded light rail communication system allows for convenient travel between the city center and other parts of Charlotte, including the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, in close proximity of which the conference venue is located. While visiting Charlotte, make sure that you try our famous Carolina barbecue!