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35th International Combustion Symposium a Resounding Success

Post, September 22, 2014 • Elaine Oran, a professor of engineering at the University of Maryland, gave the keynote address on “Understanding explosions: From catastrophic accidents to the creation of the universe.” (Photos by Dino Vournas) The 35th International Combustion Symposium, the premier conference on combustion science and application held on August 3–8 in San...

Ahren Jasper and Nils Hansen lead combustion panel at AAAS

Post, March 7, 2013 • On Saturday, Feb. 16, CRF researchers Ahren Jasper and Nils Hansen organized a panel, Predictive Model of the Internal Combustion Engine, at the annual American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) meeting. The panel brought together world leaders from new and ongoing multi-institutional programs designed to address the challenges...

CRF Reunion Luncheon Brings Together Staff, Retirees, Postdocs, and Visitors

Post, September 12, 2014 • With more than100 visiting researchers each year, many paths cross at the Combustion Research Facility. The CRF reunion luncheon, held during the 35th International Symposium on Combustion in San Francisco the first week of August, brought together a number of current staff, retirees, past and present postdocs, and other visitors....

New Methods Allow Prediction of Pressure Dependence in Chemical Reactions

Post, December 20, 2013 • Seeking to free researchers from a nearly exclusive dependence on empirical models, CRF researcher Ahren Jasper and Argonne National Laboratory researchers James A. Miller and Stephen J. Klippenstein have developed a set of theoretical methods for predicting the rates of collisional energy transfer that govern pressure dependence.1 Enabled by both...