Combustion Webinar Archive

On this page, you can find the information on past combustion webinars.

                                                                                                             Webinar Schedule

Time Presenter Affiliation Topic/Title Webinar link
May 2nd (U.S EST) 10 am Katharina
University of Bielefeld Combustion science beyond crisis (abstract&bio) Sign up here (link)
May 9th (U.S EST) 10 am Chung K. (Ed) Law Princeton University On Rational Parametric Interpretation of Some Combustion Phenomena (abstract&bio) record:
May 16th (U.S EST) 10 am Liangbing Hu University of Maryland High Temperature Synthesis by Direct Electrification (abstract&bio) record:
May 23rd (U.S EST) 10 am Hua Zhao Brunel University

Combustion Technologies for Zero-emission High Efficiency Combustion Engines (abstract

& bio)



May 30th (U.S EST) 10 am Kelly Senecal Convergent Science The Role of Combustion in our Eclectic Transportation Future (abstract&bio) record:
June 6th Andreas Dreizler Technische Universität Darmstadt Laser Diagnostics in Combustion (abstract&bio) record:
June 13th Thierry Poinsot CNRS Simulation and Control of Renewable Combustion (CV and abstract) record:
June 20th Rolf Reitz U. Wisconsin-Madison The Future of the Internal Combustion Engine (Abstract and Bio) record:–GeDZhM
June 27th Elaine Oran TA&MU Mechanisms and Occurrence of Detonations in Vapor Cloud Explosions (abstract and bio) record:
summer break
Aug. 22nd
Christer Fureby Lund University High Speed Propulsion for Civil Transportation (abstract & bio)
Aug. 29th Markus Kraft University of Cambridge Carbonaceous nanoparticle formation in flames (Abstract&bio) record:
Sept. 12th Jay Gore Purdue University New areas in combustion: artificial intelligence, imaging, and hybrids (Abstract&bio) record:
ppt slides [here]
Sept 19th Paul Ronney University of Southern California Releasing insights from data: quarrying vs. sculpting (Abstract&bio) record:
Sept 26th Henry Curran NUI Galway The Computational Chemistry Consortium: Surrogate Fuel Mechanism Development, Pollutants Sub-Mechanisms and Components Library (abstract&bio)
Oct. 3rd Sili Deng MIT Combustion + X: Attempts, Challenges, and Opportunities
Oct. 10th Fokion Egolfopoulos University of Southern California 100+ Years of Combustion Research and Its Relevance to Applications (Abstract&bio)
Oct. 17th Jim Driscoll University of Michigan Combustion science needed to develop hypersonic aircraft (abstract&bio)
Oct. 24th Paul Palies CFDRC Reacting Swirling Flow Physics (abstract&bio) Link:
Oct. 31st Steven Son Purdue University Blast Off! An Introduction to the Combustion of Solid Propellants and Current Research Directions (abstract&bio)
Nov. 7th Peng Zhao Oakland University From hotspot flame initiation to Li-ion battery thermal runaway (abstract&bio)
Nov. 14th Mike Burke Columbia University Rising Star Lecture: Creating complex reaction models that can extrapolate with quantified uncertainty (flyer)
Nov. 21st Luc Vervisch the National Institute of Applied Sciences (INSA) Rouen Normandy (France) and CNRS Solving the Population Balance Equation for Non-Inertial Particles Dynamics using PDF and Machine Learning: Application to Sooting Flames (flyer)
Dec. 5th Suo Yang University of Minnesota Modeling and Analysis of Sooting Flames: Turbulence, Pressure, and Chemical Kinetics (flyer)
Dec. 12th Jesse Jenkins Princeton University Guiding innovation: using optimization methods to evaluate the design space for novel low-carbon energy technologies (flyer)
winter break
Jan 16th 2021 Burak Atakan University of Duisburg-Essen Engines for Polygeneration (flyer)
Feb 6th 2021 William Roberts KAUST Carbon Capture Technology Development in Saudi Arabia (flyer)
Feb 13th 2021 Jackie Chen Sandia National Lab Towards Direct Numerical Simulation of Turbulent Combustion at the Exascale (flyer)
Feb 20th Stephen Klippenstein Argonne National Lab Advances in Theoretical Chemical Kinetics for Combustion (flyer)
Feb 27th Joseph Lefkowitz Technion – Israel Institute of Technology Ignition in High-speed Flows (flyer)
Mar. 6th Brandon Rotavera University of Georgia Influence of Functional Groups on Low-Temperature Combustion Chemistry of Biofuels (flyer)
Mar. 13th Stephen Dooley Trinity College Dublin Automatic Creation of highly reduced Combustion kinetic models (flyer)
Mar. 20th Heinz Pitsch RWTH Aachen University Hydrogen: A Seemingly Simple Fuel (flyer)
Mar. 27th Bénédicte Cuenot Cerfacs Numerical prediction of pollutants and soot emissions in turbulent flames (flyer)