The 2020 class of Fellows of The Combustion Institute consist of 27 exceptional honorees. The elected Fellows are recognized by their peers for their outstanding contributions to combustion science in research or in application.

The lifetime honorific title of Fellow of The Combustion Institute benefits elected members as it identifies them as exceptional in their applications for awards, honors, and promotions. The honor also supports CI members in their advancement to leadership positions in their own institutions and in broader society. No additional rights, privileges, or duties are attached to this honorific title.

For more information about the Fellows program, refer to the governing document accepted by the Board of Directors. Questions regarding nominations may be directed to the CI office at