Presentations and Videos

Presentations and videos produced by The Combustion Institute assist our objectives to promote and disseminate the most significant contributions among our international community of combustion scientists and practitioners. Subscribe to our YouTube channel and view the videos below.


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. 


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


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.