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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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.

2021 CI Fellows Call for Nominations

The CI is pleased to announce the Call for Nominations for the 2021 Fellows of The Combustion Institute. Nomination packages must be received by the deadline of 23:59 EDT, 30 September 2020. Complete instructions about the nomination and submission process can be reviewed in the Call for Nominations.

2020 Board of Directors Election

The 2020 Board of Directors election has begun and will proceed through 30 June 2020 via electronic ballot. Active CI members with a confirmed email address should have received a ballot from Yes Elections. To aid in your selection, please review the statements and bios for the 16 candidates. Please click here for more information regarding the election.

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