Princeton-Combustion Institute Summer School on Combustion and the Environment

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

Morning Courses (8:45-12:15)

Fuel Chemistry and Combustion Kinetics (S. Mani Sarathy, KAUST), Monday-Friday          

Combustion of Energetic Materials (Richard A. Yetter, Penn State), Monday-Wednesday

Combustor Physics: Emissions and Operability (Timothy C. Lieuwen, Georgia Tech), Thursday-Friday


Afternoon Courses (14:00-17:30)

Combustion Theory and Applications in CFD (Heinz Pitsch, RWTH Aachen), Monday-Friday

Particulate Formation, Evolution, and Fate (Hope A. Michelsen, Uni. Colorado), Monday-Wednesday

Mitigating the Carbon Footprint of Combustion through CO2 Capture and Storage (Howard J. Herzog, MIT), Thursday-Friday


Program Dates 

Program for the 2023 session will be held from Sunday, June 25,2023 to Friday, June 30, 2023

Arrival & Welcome Dinner: Sunday, June 25, 2023; dinner at 6:30pm 

Class Schedule: Monday, June 26, to Friday, June 30, 2023

Celebration & Farewell Banquet: Thursday, June 29, 2023

Departure/Check Out: Friday, June 30, 2023 


Should you have any questions, please contact us via: c[email protected]



Important Dates

  • Application deadline: April 7, 2023
  • Acceptance announcement: April 12, 2023

Should you have any questions, please contact us via: c[email protected]

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We thank our sponsors whose supports are instrumental in organizing the 2023 Princeton - Combustion Institute Summer School on Combustion.

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