2021 Princeton-Combustion Institute Summer School on Combustion


The 2021 Virtual Session is now closed for application.

Applicants will be contacted soon regarding the next steps. No more applications will be accepted.


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 2021 session is scheduled for June 21 to June 25, 2021. Participants will select two (one from morning session and one from afternoon session) from the following courses (see descriptions here):

Morning Session

Monday-Friday 11am-2pm, US Eastern Time
(8am-11am, US Western Time; 5pm-8pm Central European Time)

  • Combustion Chemistry by Dr. Philippe Dagaut, CNRS-INSIS, France 
  • Turbulent Combustion by Professor Epaminondas Mastorakos, University of Cambridge, UK, and Professor Swetaprovo Chaudhuri, University of Toronto, Canada

Afternoon Session

Monday-Friday 2:30pm-5:30pm, US Eastern Time
(11:30am-2:30am, US Western Time; 8:30pm-11:30pm Central European Time)

  • Dynamics of Combustion Waves by Professor Paul Clavin, Aix-Marseille Université, France
  • Plasma-Assisted Combustion by Professor Yiguang Ju, Princeton University, USA, and Mechanism Reduction and Advanced Chemistry Solvers by Professor Tianfeng Lu, University of Connecticut, USA


Program Dates

Classes will be held from Monday, June 21, 2021 through Friday, June 25, 2021. Zoom links will be provided shortly before the commencement of the summer school.



The 2021 Virtual Session of Princeton-CI Summer School is free of charge.


Should you have any questions, please contact us via: cefrc1@princeton.edu



Important Dates

  • Extended application deadline: May 29, 2021
  • Acceptance announcement: June 1, 2021


Prof. Chung K. Law, Princeton University


Prof. Michael E. Mueller, Princeton University

Prof. Abhishek Saha, UC San Diego

Prof. Ran Sui, Missouri University of Science and Technology


Local Contact and Principle Moderator
Dr. Vishnu R. Unni, Princeton University

contact email: cefrc1@princeton.edu


We thank our sponsors whose supports are instrumental in organizing 2021 Princeton - Combustion Institute Summer School on Combustion.

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