7th International Seminar on Aerogels

Hamburg, Germany

18.-20. September 2024


Our conference proceedings from the "6th International Seminar on Aerogels" are now here! You can find them under the following link:

All accepted abstracts (orals and posters), but also papers covering the topics of the Seminar are invited to be submitted to the Special Issue in the Gels (ISSN: 2310-2861). Gels is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal on physical and chemical gels. Gels (Impact Factor 4.432, *ranks Q1 in “polymer science” category*) is published monthly online by MDPI. Details on the submission will communicated during the Seminar, online on the MDPI website (https://www.mdpi.com/journal/gels/special_issues) and in a separate e-mail in early October.

Conference Scope

The aerogel community invites scientists, engineers, students, and industrial partners working with or interested in learning about aerogels to the premiere international conference on the subject. Our next 7th International Seminar on Aerogels will take place physically in Hamburg in September 2024. We welcome contributions on any and all topics related to aerogels including synthesis, characterization, and applications in various fields. Our growing community is eager to host contributions from all fields and from all over the world. We are looking forward to meeting you in Hamburg!


Hamburg Universtiy of Technology (Hamburg, Germany)

Campus Map


Several accomodation options are available within walking distance from the conference location:

Altstadthotel Harburg
Panorama Hotel
Hotel Harburger Hof
Apartment Hotel am Sand
B&B Hotel Hamburg-Harburg

Conference Chair

Prof. Irina Smirnova
(Hamburg University of Technology – Harburg, Germany)
e-mail : irina.smirnova(at)tuhh(dot)de

Contact Details

Conference Organization: Prof. Irina Smirnova
(Hamburg University of Technology – Harburg, Germany)
e-mail : aerogelconference@tuhh.de
Phone: +49-40-42878-3040
Fax: +49-40-42878-4072

For registration and payment
e-mail: contact@isasf.net

Former website: https://www.aerogel.org/community/seminar_2022/