The Fall Meeting of the Western States will be held on 16-17 October 2023 in Northridge, CA.

The Western States Section Combustion Institute (WSSCI) is a non-profit educational and scientific society whose purpose is to promote the science and application of combustion for the benefit of society. It was incorporated on December 10, 2014 in the State of Delaware, United States of America. The WSSCI is composed of all members of The Combustion Institute resident in the States of Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, and the Pacific territories of the United States, without obligation upon the part of any member so included. All activities of WSSCI are carried out in coordination with The Combustion Institute (CI).

Important Dates
  • Extended abstract submission opens: July 1, 2023. (11:59PM ET)

  • Extended abstract submission deadline: August 23, 2023. (11:59PM ET)

  • Extended abstract decision notification: August 29, 2023. (11:59PM ET)

  • Early registration deadline: September 7, 2023. (11:59PM ET)

  • Student travel award deadline: September 15, 2023. (11:59PM PT)

  • Online registration deadline: October 12, 2023. (11:59PM ET)

  • June 5, 2023 - Website online
  • August 16, 2023 - JPL tour and hotel information available
  • August 16, 2023 - Extended abstract deadline extended
  • August 29, 2023 - Student travel award information published
  • October 11, 2023 - Draft program published
Host Committee

Vinicius Sauer

California State University, Northridge

Program Chair

Bihter Padak

University of California, Irvine


Kyle Niemeyer

Oregon State University

Questions about the program should be directed to the Program Chair .
Questions about registration should be directed to the Combustion Institute .
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