2020 Candidates: Board of Directors Election
The Combustion Institute Board of Directors Nominating Committee, chaired by Phillip Westmoreland have selected, and President James F. Driscoll has approved the following 16 candidates for the slate for The Combustion Institute 2020 Board of Directors election. Please review the candidate profiles presented below in alphabetical order. Each profile consists of a photograph of the candidate, a one-page statement, and curriculum vitae.
Eight directors will be elected by the membership from the slate of candidates. Members will be able to vote electronically using the single transferable vote (STV) election process first implemented in 2014. The election will use a modified STV process to ensure at least three of the candidates elected are females, consistent with the Board’s goal of increasing diversity. Electronic ballots will be sent to members on 1 June 2020. Votes will be collected until 30 June 2020.
Election of directors is conducted biennially. Directors serve six-year terms. Please refer to The Combustion Institute By-Laws for more information about the Board of Directors. Questions regarding the election may be directed to: Office@CombustionInstitute.org.
McGill University, Canada
Peking University, China
University of Naples Federico II, Italy
Rolls-Royce Deutschland, Germany
Luís Fernando Figueira da Silva
UNSW Sydney, Australia
Mara de Joannon
IRC-CNR Naples, Italy
Tohoku University, Japan
Cornell University, United States
Purdue University, United States
KAUST, Saudi Arabia
University of Toronto, Canada
University of Maryland, United States
University of Michigan, United States