The 2015 Princeton-CEFRC Summer School on Combustion is now accepting applications for the June 21 - 26 session. Apply online at http://www.princeton.edu/cefrc/combustion-summer-school/application/.
Sunday, Jan 4, 2015
The 2014 CEFRC Summer School was held June 23 - 27 at Princeton University. In this video, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ZOppLOhozI UC Berkeley students Casey Zak, Miguel Aznar, Purdue University student Sarah Isert, and USC student Angella Johnson were asked for their thoughts on the program.
Thursday, Mar 6, 2014
Volume 4 Issue 2 of the CEFRC Newsletter is now available online at http://www.princeton.edu/cefrc/news-events/newsletters/. The newsletter is one of various methods of updating the community with our CEFRC research and other activities of interest. Comments and suggestions for future articles are very welcome. We hope to hear from you!
Frontiers in Energy Research Newsletter: The 5th Grand Challenge and Extremes, Everybody Is an Engineer, and Research Highlights
Friday, Feb 7, 2014
The new issue of Frontiers in Energy Research, the EFRC newsletter is now available at http://www.energyfrontier.us/newsletter.
Friday, Feb 7, 2014
The Combustion Energy Frontier Research Center (CEFRC) has conducted a Summer School on Combustion since 2010. This Summer School is a week-long program intended for advanced graduate students and senior researchers in the field of combustion science. The educational and networking experience has been greatly appreciated by those who attended in the past sessions. We are now pleased to announce the offering of our fifth session, scheduled for June 22-27, 2014.
Tuesday, Aug 27, 2013
Professors Willilam H. Green and Donald G. Truhlar's recently accepted article “New Pathways for Formation of Acids and Carbonyl Products in Low-Temperature Oxidation: The Korcek Decomposition of Î³-ketohydroperoxides (DOI: 10.102/ja4034439) was featured in the Journal of the American Chemical Society (JACS) Spotlights in August 2013.
Thursday, Mar 7, 2013
Research by CEFRC PI Donald G. Truhlar of the University of Minnesota and his group is featured as an Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory (EMSL) highlight.
Thursday, Feb 21, 2013
Volume 3 Issue 2 of the CEFRC newsletter is now available online at http://www.princeton.edu/cefrc/news-events/newsletters/. The newsletter is one of various methods of updating the community with our CEFRC research and other activities of interest. Comments and suggestions for future articles are very welcome. We hope to hear from you!
Wednesday, Jan 30, 2013
The 2013 Princeton-CEFRC Summer School On Combustion is now accepting online applications at http://www.princeton.edu/cefrc/combustion-summer-school/application/. The session will be held June 23-28, 2013. Important dates:
Saturday, Jan 26, 2013
Panel Discussion - EFRC Summit and Forum - May 25, 2011 - Washington, DChttp://www.energyfrontier.us/emvideo/modal/5273/425/350/field_emvideo/yo...
Thursday, Nov 8, 2012
The videos of the 2012 Princeton-CEFRC Summer School on Combustion lectures are now available at http://www.princeton.edu/cefrc/combustion-summer-school/archived-program.... Lecture notes have also been posted. Prior year lecture videos and notes are also available online.
Wednesday, Oct 17, 2012
The new issue of Frontiers in Energy Research, the EFRC newsletter, is now available at http://www.energyfrontier.us/newsletter. In this issue, you will find the article "Burning Butanol in a Better Engine", by CEFRC roving post docs Enoch Dames and Bret Windom, and University of Connecticut graduate student Bryan Weber.
Wednesday, Sep 12, 2012
Volume 3 Issue 1 of the CEFRC newsletter is now available online at http://www.princeton.edu/cefrc/news-events/newsletters/. The newsletter is one of various methods of updating the community with our CEFRC research and other activities of interest. Comments and suggestions for future articles are very welcome. We hope to hear from you!
Friday, Feb 17, 2012
The 2012 Princeton-CEFRC Summer School on Combustion is now accepting on-line applications. The one-week program, will take place at Princeton University from June 24-29, 2012. The 2012 session will be the third time that the Combustion Summer School has been offered.
Wednesday, Feb 15, 2012
We are pleased to announce that Professor Norbert Peters who delivered the Combustion Theory course during the inaugural session of the Princeton-CEFRC Summer School in 2010, has made his reference notes available online.
Thursday, Dec 22, 2011
The details of the 2012 session of the Princeton-CEFRC Summer School have been announced. The session will take place June 24-29, 2012, at Princeton University.
Wednesday, Dec 14, 2011
It is with great sorrow that we share the news of the passing of Professor Adel Fares Sarofim on December 4, 2011. Professor Sarofim has been the Chair of the International Advisory Committee of the Combustion Energy Frontier Research Center since its founding in August, 2009.
Thursday, Oct 13, 2011
Videos of the 2011 Princeton-CEFRC Summer School on Combustion Lectures are now available for viewing online.
Wednesday, Aug 24, 2011
On June 26, 2011, 140 students and professionals flocked to Princeton to attend the second annual Princeton-CEFRC Summer School on Combustion – a lecture series that comprised of three 15-hour, all-day, advanced courses in combustion science. The 110 graduate students and 30 professionals came from 25 states across the U.S., six foreign countries (Canada, China, France, Mexico, Sweden, and the UK), representing 56 institutions.
Thursday, Jul 14, 2011
A video about the 2011 Princeton-CEFRC Summer School on Combustion has been created and posted on Facebook by Princeton's Office of Communications. The Combustion Summer School is a program run by the Combustion Energy Frontier Research Center at Princeton and sponsored by the U.S. DOE.
Tuesday, Jun 21, 2011
Tuesday, May 31, 2011
13 members of the CEFRC participate in the 2011 EFRC Summit & Forum, May 25-27, 2011, Washington, D.C.
Tuesday, Apr 5, 2011
The application deadline for the 2011 Princeton-CEFRC Summer School has passed. The deadline for registration is April 15th. Individuals on the waiting list will be notified after the 15th if space becomes available.
Monday, Feb 14, 2011
The 2011 Princeton-CEFRC Summer School is now accepting applications. Dates for Summer 2011: June 26 - July 1, 2011 Location: Princeton University
Monday, Jan 17, 2011
Latest issue of CEFRC newsletter and recent Center publications now available online at CEFRC website, www.princeton.edu/cefrc.
Wednesday, Jan 5, 2011
Professor Chung K. Law delivered the Dryden Lectureship in Research on Tuesday, January 4, at the 2011 AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting. The title of the lecture is "Fuel options for next generation chemical propulsion".
Wednesday, Sep 15, 2010
Videos of the 2010 Princeton-CEFRC Summer School on Combustion Lectures are now available for viewing online at http://www.princeton.edu/engineering/video/combustion-2010/.
Monday, Aug 30, 2010
With petroleum supplies dwindling and global warming a growing concern, young scientists flocked to Princeton University this summer for a primer on the science of combustion, a key field of research for developing alternative fuels and the engines that will burn them.
Monday, Apr 19, 2010
Chung K. Law, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering's Robert H. Goddard Professor, was elected today as a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the nation's oldest and most prestigious honorary societies. A formal Induction Ceremony will take place in October at the Academy headquarters in Cambridge, MA.
Three CEFRC Principal Investigators to Deliver Plenary Lectures at the 33rd International Symposium on Combustion
Friday, Apr 16, 2010
The 33rd International Symposium on Combustion, organized by the Combustion Institute, will be hosted by Tsinghua University in Beijing, China on August 1- 6, 2010. At this widely-attended biennial symposium, three of the five plenary lectures will be delivered by principal investigators from the CEFRC. In the opening "Hottel Lecture", Professor Ronald K. Hanson of Stanford University will present modern techniques for studying chemical kinetics.
Wednesday, Dec 9, 2009
CEFRC Principal Investigator Professor Yiguang Ju of Princeton University, along with five of the University's graduate students, were invited to speak at the "2nd International Forum on Multidisciplinary Education and Research for Energy Science". This forum, which is sponsored by the Global COE program "Multidisciplinary Education and Research Center for Energy Science" at the Tokyo Institute of Technology, was conducted in Okinawa, Japan on December 12-16, 2009.
Thursday, Aug 20, 2009
In August 2009, the Combustion Energy Frontier Research Center (CEFRC) was established at Princeton University by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The CEFRC, which is funded at $20M for five years, is part of a DOE initiative to spur discoveries that lay the groundwork for an economy based on clean replacements for fossil fuels.