The Western States Section Combustion Institute (WSSCI) is a non-profit educational and scientific society whose purpose is to promote the science and application of combustion for the benefit of society. It was incorporated on December 10, 2014 in the State of Delaware, United States of America. The WSSCI is composed of all members of The Combustion Institute resident in the States of Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, and the Pacific territories of the United States, without obligation upon the part of any member so included. All activities of WSSCI are carried out in coordination with The Combustion Institute (CI).
The Western States Section Combustion Institute (WSSCI) facilitates the dissemination of the results of scientific research related to combustion by sponsoring annual technical meetings.
Student Travel Awards
The Western States Section of the Combustion Institute awards a travel stipend of up to $150 to each non-local student (travel distance > 50 miles) presenting a paper. Student presenters must apply for awards no later than September 1, 2017 to be considered for an award. To receive the travel award, the faculty advisor (or senior lab scientist) must accompany the student presenter to the meeting. To apply for a student travel award:
Submit your abstract as instructed by the July 27, 2017 deadline.
Click here to fill in the online form with your information (after acceptation of paper and no later than September 1, 2017)
Ask your adviser to send an email confirming you meet the following requirements
Membership in the Western States Section
Oral presentation of a paper or poster
Confirmed advisor attendance
Registration as a student at your home institution
Please email Professor Nicole Labbe at Nicole.Labbe@Colorado.edu with any questions.
- Coal, Char, and Biomass
- Innovative Technologies
- Laminar Flames
- Supersonic Combustion
- Soot Formation
- Solid, Heterogeneous
- Turbulent Flames