Board of Directors

The Board of Directors manages the affairs, property, and interests of The Combustion Institute. Reference the list below for current directors.

Executive Committee through 2020

James F. Driscoll
University of Michigan, United States

Philippe Dagaut
Vice President (President-Elect)

Hideaki Kobayashi
Vice President for Sectional Affairs
Tohoku University, Japan

Derek Dunn-Rankin
University of California, Irvine, United States

L.P.H. de Goey
Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands

Fei Qi
Secretary for Sectional Affairs
Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

Regular Members

Frédérique Battin-Leclerc
Laboratoire Réactions et Génie des Procédés, France
Term ends: 2024

Sanjay Correa
General Electric, United States
Term ends: 2024

Roger Cracknell
Shell, United Kingdom
Term ends: 2024

Pascale Desgroux
Lille University of Science & Technology, Villeneuve-d’Ascq, France
Term ends: 2020

Andreas Dreizler
Technische Universität Darmstadt. Germany
Term ends: 2024

Fokion N. Egolfopoulos
University of Southern California, United States
Term ends: 2020

Toshiro Fujimori
IHI Corporation, Japan
Term ends: 2022

Osamu Fujita
Hokkaido University, Japan
Term ends: 2020

Simone Hochgreb
University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
Term ends: 2022

Zuohua Huang
Xi’an Jiaotong University, China
Term ends:2024


Kang Yul Huh
Pohang University of Science and Technology, South Korea
Term ends: 2024

Yiguang Ju
Princeton University, United States
Term ends: 2024

Gautam Kalghatgi
Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia
Term ends: 2022

Timothy Lieuwen
Georgia Institute of Technology, United States
Term ends: 2024

Assaad Masri
University of Sydney, Australia
Term ends: 2020

Heinz Pitsch
RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Term ends: 2020

Thierry Poinsot
CNRS, France
Term ends: 2022

Christopher R. Shaddix
Sandia National Laboratories, United States
Term ends: 2022

Hai Wang
Stanford University, United States
Term ends: 2024

Minghou Xu
Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
Term ends: 2020

Honorary Members (former CI presidents)

Brian S. Haynes
University of Sydney, Australia

Katharina Kohse-Höinghaus
Bielefeld University, Germany

Chung King Law
Princeton University, United States

Robert F. Sawyer
University of California, Berkeley, United States

Daniel J. Seery
Retired, United States

Charles K. Westbrook
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, United States