Mitchell D. Smooke, Yale University, USA
Hideaki Kobayashi, Tohoku University, Japan
REACTION KINETICS including the kinetics of hydrocarbon
fuels, NOx and SOx, mechanism generation, simplification, reduction
and informatics of reaction systems. Colloquium Co-Chairs:
Henry J. Curran, National University of Ireland, Ireland; Anthony
M. Dean, Colorado School of Mines USA; Ulrich Maas, University of
Karlsruhe (TH), Germany; Alison S. Tomlin, University of Leeds,
SOOT, PAH and OTHER LARGE MOLECULES such as dioxins and
fullerenes including the physical and chemical processes affecting
their formation, growth, and destruction. Colloquium Co-Chairs:
Meredith B. Colket, United Technologies Research Center, USA; Andrea
D'Anna, University of Naples Federico II, Italy; Markus Kraft, University
of Cambridge, UK.
DIAGNOSTICS including the development and application of
diagnostic techniques and sensors for the understanding, and control
of combustion phenomena. Colloquium Co-Chairs: Jay B. Jeffries,
Stanford University, USA; Robert P. Lucht, Purdue University, USA;
Christof Schulz, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany.
LAMINAR FLAMES including experiments, theory, and simulations
applied to premixed, non-premixed, and partially premixed flames
along with their ignition, extinction, stabilization, instabilities,
and interactions with flows. Colloquium Co-Chairs: Suresh
K. Aggarwal, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA; Philip de Goey,
Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands; Satoru Ishizuka,
Hiroshima University, Japan; Yiguan Ju, Princeton University, USA.
TURBULENT FLAMES including experiments, theory, simulations
applied to premixed, non-premixed, and partially-premixed turbulent
flames, and fundamental aspects of combustion dynamics.
Colloquium Co-Chairs: Jacqueline H. Chen, Sandia National Laboratories,
USA; Friedrich Dinkelacker, University of Siegen, Germany; Epaminondas
Mastorakos University of Cambridge, UK; Thierry Poinsot, Institut
de Mécanique des Fluides de Toulouse, France.
HETEROGENEOUS COMBUSTION and MATERIAL SYNTHESIS including
fundamental aspects of combustion of solid fuels (e.g., coal, char,
and biomass, including pyrolysis, gasification, and ash formation)
as well as combustion of propellants and metals, catalytic combustion,
and material synthesis including nanoparticle and nanotube synthesis.
Colloquium Co-Chairs: Osamu Fujita, Hokkaido University, Japan;
John Mantzaras, Paul Scherrer Institute, Switzerland; Christopher
R. Shaddix, Sandia National Laboratories; Stephen D. Tse, Rutgers
SPRAY and DROPLET COMBUSTION including experiments, theory,
and simulations applied to droplets, sprays, atomization, and supercritical
combustion. Colloquium Co-Chairs: Antonio Cavaliere, University
of Naples Federico II, Italy; Julien Reveillon, CORIA, France; Akira
Umemura, Nagoya University, Japan.
DETONATIONS, EXPLOSIONS and SUPERSONIC COMBUSTION including
pulse-detonation and scramjet engines. Colloquium Co-Chairs:
In-Seuck Jeung, Seoul National University, Korea; Gary Sharpe, University
of Leeds, UK; Mark Short, Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA.
FIRE RESEARCH including fundamental aspects of fires (in
normal and reduced gravity), flame spread, combustion suppression
as well as applications to building construction and urban/wildland
fires. Colloquium Co-Chairs: Arvind Atreya, University
of Michigan, USA; Weicheng Fan, University of Science & Technology
of China and Tsinghua University, China; Arnoud Trouvé, University
of Maryland, USA.
STATIONARY COMBUSTION SYSTEMS and ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT including
combustion in fluidized beds, incineration, utility boilers, plants
and industrial applications, as well as the associated environmental
impact and its mitigation. Colloquium Co-Chairs: Mário
Costa, Instituto Superior Téchnico, Portugal; Ichiro Naruse, Nagoya
University, Japan; Graham J. Nathan, University of Adelaide, Australia.
IC ENGINE and GAS TURBINE COMBUSTION including engines,
(e.g., direct injection, spark ignition, diesel, and HCCI engines)
as well as modeling, simulation, and phenomenological aspects of
combustion in gas turbines (for propulsion and power generation).
Colloquium Co-Chairs: John E. Dec, Sandia National Laboratories;
Andreas Dreizler, University of Darmstadt, Germany; Daniel C. Haworth,
Pennsylvania State University, USA; Jerry M. Seitzman, Georgia Institute
of Technology, USA.
NEW TECHNOLOGY CONCEPTS, REACTING FLOWS and FUEL TECHNOLOGY
including mini- and micro-combustors, mild combustion, plasma-aided
combustion, oxy-fuel combustion, cool flame processes, hydrothermal
reaction, fuel surrogates other novel combustion processes.
Colloquium Co-Chairs: Derek Dunn-Rankin, University of California
at Irvine, USA; Dimitrios Kyritsis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign,
USA; Kaoru Maruta, Tohoku University, Japan.