2020 Princeton-Combustion Institute Summer School on Combustion


Application for the 2020 session is open! Please read carefully all related information and apply at https://cefrc.princeton.edu/combustion-summer-school/application.



Our Mission

To provide the next generation of combustion researchers with a comprehensive knowledge in the technical areas of combustion theory, experiment, computation, fundamentals, and applications.

Academic Program

The 2020 session is scheduled for June 14 to June 19, 2020. Participants will select two (one from morning session and one from afternoon session) from the following courses (see descriptions here):

Morning Session

  • Combustion Chemistry by Professor Alison Tomlin, University of Leeds, UK
  • Turbulent Combustion by Professor Epaminondas Mastorakos, University of Cambridge, UK, and Professor Swetaprovo Chaudhuri, University of Toronto, Canada

Afternoon Session

  • Dynamics of Combustion Waves in Premixed Gases by Professor Paul Clavin, Aix-Marseille Université, France
  • Advanced Laser Diagnostics in Combustion Research by Professor Mark Linne, University of Edinburgh, UK
  • Frontiers in Combustion Methodologies by Professor Yiguang Ju, Princeton University, USA, and Professor Tianfeng Lu, University of Connecticut, USA


Program Dates

Arrival & Orientation/ Welcome Reception

The summer school will begin with an orientation and welcome reception on Sunday, June 14, 2020 at 6:30pm. Staff will be available prior to the reception from 1:00-5:00pm for check-in to dormitory rooms. Participants may also arrange for early arrival and check-in on Saturday, June 13, 2020 for additional lodging charge.

Class Schedule

Classes will be held from Monday, June 15, 2020 through Friday, June 19, 2020.

Summer School Celebration Dinner

The summer school will host a celebration dinner for all lecturers and participants Thursday evening June 18.

Departure and Check Out

Dormitory check out is Friday, June 19, 2020. Participates can arrange for late check-out on Saturday, June 20, 2020 for additional lodging cost. 


Important Dates

  • Application deadline: 27 March, 2020
  • Recommendation deadline: 10 April, 2020
  • Acceptance announcement: 17 April, 2020
  • Registration deadline: 24 April, 2020
  • Payment receipt deadline: 27 April, 2020
  • No refunds after: 8 May, 2020


Dr. Ran Sui
Princeton - Combustion Institute Summer School

Dept. of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University
D334, Engineering Quadrangle
40 Olden Street
Princeton, NJ 08544
T 609 258 4083 
email: rsui@princeton.edu


We thank our sponsors whose supports are instrumental in organizing 2020 Princeton - Combustion Institute Summer School on Combustion.

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