The Combustion Institute is thrilled to announce the invited speakers for the 37th International Symposium on Combustion in Dublin, Ireland. Throughout symposium week, experts in their respective fields will give plenary lectures and topical reviews on advancements in combustion science. During the opening session, participants will attend the Hottel Lecture, named after the late Hoyt C. Hottel (1903–1998), professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States, and co-founder of The Combustion Institute.

Refer to the listing below for invited speakers (in alphabetical order) and their scientific topics. A speaker schedule and full presentation titles will be announced in the coming months.

Hottel Lecture

Brian Haynes
The University of Sydney, Australia
Combustion Research for Chemical Processing: Process Intensification


Plenary Lectures

Henry Curran
National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
Combustion Chemistry

Ahmed Ghoniem
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States
New Technologies for Energy Conversion

Hideaki Kobayashi
Tohoku University, Japan
Ammonia Combustion Technology

Christof Schulz
Universitaet Duisburg-Essen, Germany
Diagnostics


Topical Reviews

Juan Adánez
Spanish National Research Council, Spain
Future Needs for Chemical Looping Combustion

Simone Hochgreb
University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
Future Experimental Needs for Understanding and Modeling Combustion Applications

Shuiqing Li
Tsinghua University, China
Measurements and Simulations of Oxy-fuel Coal Combustion

Venkat Raman
University of Michigan, United States
Turbulent Combustion modeling and Rare Events


The 37th Symposium will convene in Dublin, Ireland from Sunday, 29 July through Friday, 3 August 2018. The biennial symposium provides a scientific venue for sharing ideas and experiences on the development and applications of combustion science. As an internationally recognized city, Dublin offers our combustion community world-class opportunities to interact with scientists and companies in an exciting and dynamic environment.

 Questions regarding the 37th International Symposium on Combustion may be directed to: Office@CombustionInstitute.org.

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