Presentations and Videos
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Former CI President Jim Driscoll discusses the scientific mission of The Combustion Institute.
Former CI President Katharina Kohse-Höinghaus discusses the role of The Combustion Institute and the impact of combustion science.
39th International Symposium on Combustion
Throughout the symposium week of 24-29 July 2022, various lecturers volunteered their time and shared their expertise with the virtual attendees of the 39th Symposium hosted by the Canada Section. These consisted of 23 total speakers who spoke on interesting and important topics in combustion research. Other highlights from the Symposium include the Awards Recognition Ceremony, and the Opening and Closing Ceremonies. Below, you can watch some of the presentations from the Symposium:
39th ISOC Recognition Ceremony
39th ISOC General Announcements
Watch videos from the 39th Symposium, including the Hottel Lecture, Plenary Lectures, Topical Reviews, and Industry Sessions that participants saw live throughout the event:
Dr. Marcus Aldén, Lund University, Sweden, delivered the Hottel Lecture, titled “Spatially and temporally resolved laser/optical diagnostics of combustion processes: From fundamentals to practical applications.”
Dr. Deanna Lacoste, KAUST, Saudi Arabia, delivered a Plenary Lecture, titled “Flames with plasmas.”
Dr. Jacqueline O’Connor, Pennsylvania State University, United States, delivered a Plenary Lecture, titled “Understanding the role of flow dynamics in thermoacoustic combustion instability.”
Dr. Olaf Deutschmann, KIT, Germany, delivered a Plenary Lecture, titled “Heterogeneous chemical reactions – A cornerstone in emission reduction of local pollutants and greenhouse gases.”
Dr. Simone Hochgreb, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom, delivered a Plenary Lecture, titled “How fast can we burn, 2.0.”
Dr. Carlo Cavallotti, Politecnico di Milano, Italy, delivered a Topical Review, titled “Automation of chemical kinetics: Status and challenges.”
Dr. Bart Merci, Ghent University, Belgium, delivered a Topical Review, titled “On the importance of the heat release rate in numerical simulations of fires in mechanically ventilated air-tight enclosures.”
Dr. Daniel Mira and Dr. Guillaume Houzeaux, Barcelona Supercomputing Center, Spain, delivered a Topical Review, titled “HPC-enabling technologies for high-fidelity combustion simulations.”
Dr. Murray Thomson, University of Toronto, Canada, delivered a Topical Review, titled “Modeling soot formation
in flames and reactors: Recent progress and current challenges.”
Dr. Haiping Yang, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China, delivered a Topical Review, titled “Biomass pyrolysis mechanism for carbon-based high-value products.”
Dr. Pascale Domingo, CORIA‐CNRS, France, delivered a Topical Review, titled “Recent developments in DNS of turbulent combustion.”
Moderated by Roger Cracknell and featuring Steve Ciatti, Sergey Dorofeev, Ruud Eggels, Keith McManus, and Koichi Nakata, “Decarbonization of Mobility, Including Transportation and Renewable Fuels” was one of two Industry Roundtable Sessions held during the 39th International Symposium.
Moderated by Sébastien Caillat and featuring Chuck Baukal, Toshiro Fujimori, Mohamed Pourkashanian, Claude Prébendé, and Fouad Said, “Decarbonated Combustion in Industrial Processes” was one of two Industry Roundtable Sessions held during the 39th International Symposium.
38th International Symposium on Combustion
Throughout the symposium week of 24-29 January 2021, various lecturers volunteered their time and shared their expertise with the virtual attendees of the 38th Symposium hosted by the Australia New Zealand Section. These consisted of 13 invited lecturers who spoke on highly interesting and applicable topics. Other highlights from the symposium week consist of the Recognition of Awards and Honors, and the Opening and Closing Ceremonies. Below, you can watch some of the presentations from the symposium.
38th ISOC Recognition Ceremony
38th ISOC General Announcements
Watch videos from the 38th Symposium, including the Hottel Lecture, Plenary Lectures, Topical Reviews, and Industry Presentations that participants viewed throughout the week.
Prof. Katharina Kohse-Höinghaus, Universität Bielefeld, Germany, delivered the Hottel Lecture, titled Combustion in the Future: The Importance of Chemistry.
Prof. Assaad Masri, University of Sydney, Australia, delivered a Plenary Lecture, titled Challenges for Turbulent Combustion.
Prof. Naian Liu, University of Science and Technology, China, delivered a Plenary Lecture, titled Combustion Dynamics of Large-Scale Wildfires.
Dr. Sukesh Roy, Spectral Energies, United States, delivered a Topical Review, titled Advances in Burst-Mode Laser Diagnostics for Reacting and Non-Reacting Flows.
Prof. Raman Sujith, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India, delivered a Topical Review, titled Dynamical Systems and Complex Systems Theory to Study Unsteady Combustion.
Prof. Bin Yang, Tsinghua University, China, delivered a Topical Review, titled Towards Predictive Combustion Kinetic Models: Progress in Model Analysis and Informative Experiments.
Mr. Ahmad Al-Khowaiter, Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia, delivered an Industry Presentation, titled Combustion Applications in a Zero CO2 World.
Dr. Keith McManus, General Electric, United States, delivered an Industry Presentation, titled Recent Advances and Challenges in Gas Turbine Combustion.
Prof. Hans-Peter Schildberg, BASF, Germany, delivered an Industry Presentation, titled Unresolved Aspects of Gas Phase Detonations in the Chemical Process Industry.
Prof. Richard Yetter, Pennsylvania State University, United States, delivered a Plenary Lecture, titled Progress towards Nanoengineered Energetic Materials.
Prof. Yiguang Ju, Princeton University, United States, delivered a Plenary Lecture, titled Understanding Cool Flames and Warm Flames.
Dr. Tomonori Urushihara, Mazda, Japan, delivered an Industry Presentation, titled Challenge to Improve the Thermal Efficiency of Automobile Internal Combustion Engine.
View presentations that received the Distinguished Paper Award for each colloquium at the 38th Symposium.
Gas-Phase Reaction Kinetics
Automated theoretical chemical kinetics: Predicting the kinetics for the initial stages of pyrolysis
Sarah N. Elliott, Kevin B. Moore III, Andreas V. Copan, Murat Keçeli, Carlo Cavallotti, Yuri Georgievskii, Henry F. Schaefer III, Stephen J. Klippenstein
Soot, Nanomaterials, and Large Molecules
Effects of maturity and temperature on soot density and specific heat
Hope A. Michelsen
Single-shot imaging of major species and OH mole fractions and temperature in non-premixed H2/N2 flames at elevated pressure
Thibault F. Guiberti, Yedhu Krishna, Wesley R. Boyette, Chaobo Yang, William L. Roberts, Gaetano Magnotti
The effect of pressure on the hydrodynamic stability limit of premixed flames
Antonio Attili, Rachele Lamioni, Lukas Berger, Konstantin Kleinheinz, Pasquale E. Lapenna, Heinz Pitsch, Francesco Creta
On the combined effect of internal and external intermittency in turbulent non-premixed jet flames
Michael Gauding, Mathis Bode, Dominik Denker, Yacine Brahami, Luminita Danaila, Emilien Varea
Spray, Droplet, and Supercritical Combustion
Combustion of aqueous HAN/methanol propellants at high pressures
Robert E. Ferguson, Alan A. Esparza, Evgeny Shafirovich
Detonations, Explosions, and Supersonic Combustion
Detonation propagation across a stratified layer with a diffuse interface
CurtisMetrow, Vahid Yousefi Asli Mozhdehe, Gaby Ciccarelli
Solid Fuel Combustion
A new insight into chemical reactions between biomass and alkaline additives during pyrolysis process
Wei Chen, Kaixu Li, Zhiqun Chen, MingWei Xia, Yingquan Chen, Haiping Yang, Xu Chen, Hanping Chen
An analysis of the stabilization of fire whirls
Shangpeng Li, Qiang Yao, Chung K. Law
Stationary Combustion Systems and Low Carbon Combustion Technologies
Digital twin of a combustion furnace operating in flameless conditions: reduced-order model development from CFD simulations
Gianmarco Aversano, Marco Ferrarotti, Alessandro Parente
Reciprocating Internal Combustion Engines
Detailed measurements of transient two-stage ignition and combustion processes in high-pressure spray flames using simultaneous high-speed formaldehyde PLIF and schlieren imaging
Hyung Sub Sim, Noud Maes, Lukas Weiss, Lyle M. Pickett, Scott A. Skeen
Gas Turbine and Rocket Engine Combustion
Heat-release dynamics in a doubly-transcritical LO2/LCH4 cryogenic coaxial jet flame subjected to fuel inflow acoustic modulation
Charlelie Laurent, Gabriel Staffelbach, Franck Nicoud, Thierry Poinsot
Kinetic study of plasma-assisted n-dodecane/O2/N2 pyrolysis and oxidation in a nanosecond-pulsed discharge
Hongtao Zhong, Xingqian Mao, Aric C. Rousso, Charles L. Patrick, Chao Yan, Wenbin Xu, Qi Chen, Gerard Wysocki, Yiguang Ju
37th International Symposium on Combustion
View various presentations from the 37th Symposium held from Sunday, 29 July through Friday, 3 August 2018 in Dublin, Ireland.
Bord na Móna: A Cultural History of Peat in Ireland
Industry Perspective: Practical applications of combustion kinetics
Industry Perspective: Combustion research needs for everyday life
36th International Symposium on Combustion
Watch videos for the formal welcome and opening of the 36th Symposium, the Hottel Lecture, and the Plenary Lectures that participants attended throughout the week from 31 July through 5 August 2016 in Coex, Seoul, Korea.
Former CI President Katharina Kohse-Hoeinghaus welcomed delegates and formally opened the 36th Symposium on Combustion in Seoul, Korea on Monday, 1 August 2016.
Prof. Thierry Poinsot, Institut de Mécanique des Fluides de Toulouse (CNRS and Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse), France, delivered the Hottel Lecture on Monday, 1 August 2016, titled Prediction and Control of Combustion Instabilities in Real Engines.
Prof. Sotiris Pratsinis, ETH Zürich, Switzerland, delivered a Plenary Lecture on Tuesday, 2 August 2016, titled Flame Synthesis of Functional Nanostructured Materials and Devices: Surface Growth and Aggregation.
Prof. Robert J. Kee, Colorado School of Mines (CSM), United States, delivered a Plenary Lecture on Wednesday, 3 August 2016, titled Catalytic Processes for the Conversion of Natural Gas to Logistics Fuels and Chemicals.
Dr. Stephen J. Klippenstein, Argonne National Laboratory, United States, delivered a Plenary Lecture on Thursday, 4 August 2016, titled From Theoretical Reaction Dynamics to Chemical Modeling of Combustion.
Prof. Mikko Hupa, Åbo Akademi Process Chemistry Centre, Finland, delivered a Plenary Lecture on Friday, 5 August 2016, titled Biomass Combustion and Thermal Conversion Technology Development – It is About Chemical Details.