On July 10-12, 2019, the University of Michigan will host the 16th International Congress on Combustion By-Products and Their Health Effects. For the past 28 years, this conference has served as an interdisciplinary platform for the discussion of the formation, environmental fate, health effects, policy and remediation of combustion by-products.

The following is a glimpse at this year’s program:  

  • Technical Sessions to include:
    • Mobile and Stationary Sources in Urban Environments
    • Open Fires
    • Indoor Air Pollution
    • Halogenated Pollutants
    • Poster Session
  • Three-minute flash talks
  • Round Table: “Translating Research and Engaging Communities”
  • Career Panel: Brainstorm career paths and learn practical tools for exploring meaningful careers

Abstracts will be accepted January 14, 2019 through March 1, 2019. Call for Papers

Several awards will be presented at the conference, including the Adel Sarofim Award for outstanding advancements in understanding combustion processes, formation of combustion by-products and mechanisms of their health effects; oral presentation awards; poster awards; and travel awards. Full papers will be published in special issues of journals with high-visibility.

Local host is Prof. Angela Violi, Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Michigan. The conference will be held in the Rackham Building on the iconic University of Michigan campus located in the vibrant city of Ann Arbor. Travel and lodging information are available on the conference website.