The Combustion Institute (CI) and President Jim Driscoll are pleased to announce the awardees of the inaugural Research Excellence Award. The Research Excellence Award of The Combustion Institute is given to registered CI members who, in the opinion of the Executive Committee, have published excellent research papers that have had a major impact on the field of combustion science. Impact is determined by several factors, one of which is the number of citations to papers that have been published in Combustion and Flame, PROCI, Combustion Science and Technology and Combustion Theory and Modelling. For more information about the award and its recipients, please visit the Awards section of the website.