In September 2017, The Combustion Institute approved three comprehensive programs for the 2018 Combustion Institute-Summer School initiative at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia, Princeton University, United States, and Tsinghua University, China. Graduate students, postdoctoral researchers, and other interested parties are encouraged to attend CI-SS programs. Participants will have the opportunity to receive an intensive educational experience.

Dates for the 2018 CI-SS programs are as follows:

Class dates: 1-7 April 2018
Application deadline has passed.
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Note: Online viewing of KAUST CI-SS lectures will be open to the public. Follow KAUST on social media pages such as Facebook and Twitter for updates regarding online viewing.

Princeton University
Class dates: 18 – 23 June 2017
Application deadline: 16 March 2018
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Tsinghua University
Class dates: 18 – 21 July 2018
Application deadline: 15 April 2018
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The Combustion Institute-Summer Schools initiative was established to promote scientific education that corresponds with the combustion-related needs of society. Student participants meet world-leading scientists and work to build their own international network. The Combustion Institute, in cooperation with host organizations around the world, assemble CI-SS programs to harmonize and promote the global growth of combustion science and technologies.

Proposals for 2019 Combustion Institute-Summer Schools are due no later than *31 May 2018. The Combustion Institute invites universities, sections, and other qualified organizations to submit their proposals in accordance with the defined guidelines. The proven success of the CI-SS initiative continues to foster the next generation of combustion scientists.

Questions regarding Combustion Institute-Summer Schools may be directed to:

*Update: the proposal deadline for 2019 Combustion Institute-Summer Schools has been extended to 31 May 2018 from the previous deadline of 31 March 2018.