The 11th US NCM will be held on 24-27 March 2019 in Pasadena, CA, USA.

The US National Combustion Meeting is the premier combustion science meeting in the US and has been organized biennially since 1999 by the joint US Sections of The Combustion Institute (the Western States Section or WSSCI, the Eastern States Section or ESSCI, and the Central States Section or CSSCI). The 11th US National Combustion Meeting is hosted by Caltech, USC, and the WSSCI.

We expect more than 600 students, scientists, and engineers at the meeting, representing the leading edge of combustion research in the United States. The meeting begins on Sunday afternoon, March 24, with a Welcome Reception and ends mid-day on Wednesday, March 27. The technical program includes three invited plenary lectures, oral presentations of more than 400 papers during multiple parallel sessions, and one poster session.

Conference proceedings

Meeting registrants can view the full conference proceedings directory, or download a ZIP archive of all 442 papers (approximately 500 MB). Access requires the username and password provided in the printed program addendum available at the registration desk.

Important Dates
  • Abstract deadline: December 13, 2018. (11:59PM EDT)

  • Paper acceptance notification: January 7, 2019.

  • Paper deadline: January 31, 2019. (11:59PM EDT)

  • WiPP deadline: January 31, 2019. (11:59PM EDT)

  • Early Career Investigator Award deadline: February 1, 2019.

  • WiPP notification: February 8, 2019.

  • Early registration deadline: February 20, 2019.

  • Art competition deadline: March 8, 2019.

  • Full registration deadline: March 17, 2019.

  • Meeting opens: March 24, 2019.

  • August 31, 2018 - Website online
  • February 22, 2019 - Draft presentation schedule available
  • March 24, 2019 - Final program available
Host Committee

Paul Ronney

University of Southern California

Program Chair

David Lignell

Brigham Young University


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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