The Combustion Institute is an international, non-profit, educational and scientific society. Founded in 1954, CI promotes and disseminates research activities in all areas of combustion science and technology for the advancement of many diverse communities around the world.

Due to health and safety concerns related to Covid-19, the 38th International Symposium on Combustion has been postponed to 24-29 January 2021 in Adelaide, Australia. We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your continued support and cooperation. 

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International Symposium


The International Symposium on Combustion is the major biennial meeting of The Combustion Institute. Our next symposium will convene at The Adelaide Convention Centre in Australia from Sunday, 24 January through Friday, 29 January 2021. This event provides a scientific venue for sharing ideas and experiences on the applications of combustion. Check out the symposium website for more details.

For the most recent information about the status of the Symposium and travel concerns, go to this link.

2020 Class of Fellows 

The 2020 Fellows of The Combustion Institute have been named. The selection committee elected 27 exceptional honorees. As dedicated members of the international combustion community, each Fellow has made outstanding contributions to the discipline of combustion science in research or in application.

Apply to Host 2021 CI Summer School

Applications for 2021 CI Summer School Programs are now being accepted. Universities, CI Sections, and other qualified organizations are encouraged to submit a proposal in accordance with the guidelines posted on the CI’s website summer schools page. Application Deadline is 31 May 2020.

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