Tuesday, April 19th, 2016
Accademia Peloritana dei Pericolanti hall, University of Messina
Morning Session

08:30-09:30 Registration

09:30-10:00 Opening Ceremony

10:00-10:30 G. Lebon (University of Ličge, Belgium) Effective thermal conductivity in nanostructures: a review

10:30-11:00 T. Ruggeri (University of Bologna, Italy) Non-linear maximum entropy principle for a polyatomic gas subject to the dynamic pressure

11:00-11:30          Coffee Break

11:30-12:00 M. Fabrizio (University of Bologna, Italy) Thermodynamics of damage and fatigue by a phase field model

12:00-12:30 V. Ciancio (University of Messina, Italy) A derivation of heat equation and diffusion phenomena in the framework of classical irreversible thermodynamics with internal variables

12:30-13:00 G. Beretta (University of Brescia, Italy) Steepest entropy ascent and far non-equilibrium

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016
Accademia Peloritana dei Pericolanti hall
Afternoon Session

15:00 -15:30 B. T. Maruszewski (Poznan University of Technology, Poland) Thermomechanics of multiferroics

15:30-16:00 S. Carillo (Sapienza University of Roma, Italy) Some new results on singular kernel problems in materials with memory

16:00-16:20 S. Magazů (University of Messina, Italy) Fragility and complexity in biophysics systems

16:20-16:40 M. Bettincourt (University of Campinas, Brazil) A thermodynamic consistent phase field model for structural damage and fatigue

16:40-17:00 L. Restuccia (University of Messina, Italy) Temperature, heat transport and dislocations

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016
Accademia Peloritana dei Pericolanti hall
Morning Session

09:00-09:30 Registration

09:30-10:00 M. Grmela (École Polytechnique Montréal, Canada) Externally driven macroscopic systems: Dynamics versus Thermodynamics

10:00-10.30 H. C. Öttinger (ETH Zurich, Switzerland) Irreversible dynamics, Onsager-Casimir symmetry, and an application to turbulence

10:30-11.00 P. Ván (HAS Wigner Research Centre for Physics, Budapest, Hungary) Galilean relativistic fluid mechanics

11:00-11:30          Coffee Break

11:30-12:00 S. Preston (Portland State University, Oregon, U.S.A.) On the algebra and geometry of balance systems

12:00-12:20 R. Kovács (HAS Wigner Research Centre for Physics and BME, Budapest, Hungary) The connection between kinetic and continuum theory in the aspect of NaF heat pulse experiments

12:20-12:40 M. Pavelka (New Technologies University, Pilsen, Czech Rep.), A hierarchy of Poisson brackets

12:40-13:00 V. Klika (Technical University of Prague, Czech Rep.) Oscillations in Belousov-Zhabotinskii gels as the effect of non-linear mechanochemical coupling

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016
Accademia Peloritana dei Pericolanti hall
Afternoon Session
(dedicated to 80th birthday of Prof. W. Muschik and 70th birthday of Prof. V. Ciancio)

15:00-15:30 C. Papenfuss (HTW Berlin - University of Applied Sciences, Berlin, Germany) A presentation of scientific activity of Prof. Wolfgang Muschik

15:30-16:00 L. Restuccia (University of Messina, Italy) A presentation of scientific activity of Prof. Vincenzo Ciancio

16:00-16:30 S. Hess (Technical University of Berlin, Germany) Boundary condition and extended constitutive relations for spin-flow coupling in dipolar fluids

16:30-17:00          Coffee Break

17:00-17:30 J. Verhás (Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary) Non-equilibrium thermodynamics beyond linearity. Sliding friction

17:30-18:00 K. H. Hoffmann (Technical University of Chemnitz, Germany) Thermodynamics at the quantum level: the parametric harmonic oscillator

20.15          Social Dinner

Thursday, April 21th, 2016
Accademia Peloritana dei Pericolanti hall
Morning session

9:30-10:00 D. Jou (Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain) Phononics and graded porous devices: steady states and thermal waves

10:00-10:30 B. Andresen (University of Copenhagen, Denmark) Maxwellian velocity distributions in slow time

10:30-11:00 V. Romano (University of Catania, Italy) Thermal effects due to charge transport in graphene

11:00-11:30          Coffee Break

11:30-11:50 M. S. Mongiově (University Palermo, Italy) Vortex diffusion in superfluid turbulence

11:50-12:10 O. Muscato (University of Catania, Italy) Hydrodynamic model for silicon carbide semiconductors including crystal heating

12:10-12:30 L. Saluto (University of Palermo, Italy) Thermodynamical description of vortex formation at the superfluid transition in 4He

12:30-12:50 T. Castiglione (University of Catania, Italy) Hydrodynamic modeling of electron transport in gated silicon nanowires transistors

12:50-13:10 M. Sciacca (University of Palermo, Italy) Heat transport in laminar and turbulent superfluid helium

14:30           Taormina Excursion

Friday, April 22th, 2016
Accademia Peloritana dei Pericolanti hall
Morning session

09:00-09:15 L. Palese (University of Bari, Italy) Thermosolutal convection in a viscoelastic rotating Walters fluid

09:15-09:30 A. La Bianca (University of Bari, Italy) On the nonlinear stability of the thermodiffusive equilibrium for the magnetic Bénard problem

09:30-09:50 C. Papenfuss (HTW Berlin - University of Applied Sciences, Berlin, Germany) Applications of the mesoscopic theory to fiber suspensions

09:50-10:10 P. Vagner (Charles University Praga, Czech Rep.) Dusty gas model in the framework of Extended Irreversible Thermodynamics

10:10-10:30 T. Fekete (HAS Energy Research Inst., Budapest, Hungary) The role of thermo-dynamics in structural integrity calculations of large scale pressure vessels

10:30-10.50 K. Valanis (Vancouver University, Washington, U. S. A.) Quantum plasticity

10:50-11:10 C. Giorgi (University of Brescia, Italy) Modelling of heat conduction via fractional derivatives