AWARDS

Irvin Glassman Young Investigator Lecture

 

This award recognizes a young investigator in the Eastern States within a specified time period after earning their Ph.D. (and before tenure if in a tenure-track faculty appointment). Prior to 2021, the nominee must have been within seven years of their Ph.D. conferral; starting in 2021, the nominee must be within ten years of their Ph.D. conferral.  The awardee receives waived registration, a travel award of up to $1000, and a $500 honorarium to give the Irvin Glassman Lecture as one of the plenary or invited topical talks at the ESS meeting. 

Call for Nominations for the 2022 Irvin Glassman Young Investigator Award

Nominations for the 7th Irvin Glassman Young Investigator Award and Lecture are requested by November 18, 2021 for the 2022 Spring Technical Meeting of the Eastern States Section of the Combustion Institute to be held March 6-9, 2022 at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, FL.

At the time of the nomination due date, nominees must be a young investigator within ten years of their Ph.D. and, for tenure-track faculty appointments, the nominee must be untenured at the time of nomination. Nominations and/or self-nominations should consist of a nomination letter; a CV for the nominee, including a list of publications; and a one-page summary of the nominee’s significant contributions.  The nominee should be affiliated with an institution in the Eastern States at the time of the nomination.  The awardee will receive waived registration, a travel award of up to $1000 to attend the ESSCI meeting, and a $500 honorarium to give the Irvin Glassman Lecture as one of the plenary or invited topical talks. 

Please send nominations no later than November 18, 2021 to the chair of the awards committee: Michael Burke (mpburke@columbia.edu).

Xinyu Zhao

Xinyu Zhao

2020

Local extinction and its role in global extinction

University of Connecticut

Tanvir Farouk

Tanvir Farouk

2013

Droplet Combustion: "Cool Flames" in Space? 

University of South Carolina 

Wenting Sun

Wenting Sun

2018

The Effect of Ozone Addition on Combustion: What We Know and What We Don’t

Georgia Institute of Technology

Tianfeng Lu

Tianfeng Lu

2011

Chemical Explosive Mode Analysis for Computational Flame Diagnostics with Detailed Chemical Kinetics

University of Connecticut

Jacqueline O'Connor

Jacqueline O'Connor

2016

Use of Advanced Fuel Injection Strategies for Emissions Reduction in Diesel Engines

Pennsylvania State University

George H. Markstein Best Paper Award

 

This award recognizes the best paper based on the final extended abstracts submitted to the Eastern States Technical Meeting. 

2018

Miad Karimi, Bradley Ochs, Wenting Sun, and Devesh Ranjan
Georgia Institute of Technology

Measurement of Methane Autoignition Delays in a Shock Tube under Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Conditions

2016

Sheng Yang, Abhishek Saha, Wenkai Liang, Fujia Wu and Chung K. Law
Princeton University

Extreme facilitation of flame propagation by turbulence through differential diffusion

2013

Kathryn R. Gosselin, William F. Carnell, Jr., and Michael W. Renfro
University of Connecticut

Formaldehyde fluorescence as a marker for scalar dissipation through local extinction

2011

Fujia Wu, Andrew P. Kelley and Chung K. Law
Princeton University

Laminar flame speeds of cyclohexane and mono-alkylated cyclohexanes at elevated pressures

 

Charles P. Fenimore Best Student Presentation

This award recognizes the best student presentation at the Eastern States Technical meeting based on nominations from session chairs. 
 

2018

Jay A. Lefkowitz
Rowan University

Fuel Distillation Affects Spray Flame Blowout Thresholds

Advisor: Francis M. Haas

2016

Lara Backer
Cornell University

Numerical investigation into the auto-ignition of a multicomponent fuel spray

Advisor: Perrine Pepiot

2013

Jeffrey Santner
Princeton University

Evaluation of thermal radiation effects on apparent propagation rates of high pressure spherical flames

Advisor: Yiguang Ju

2011

Nicole J. Labbe
University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Reaction kinetics for TMEDA combustion with red fuming nitric acid

Advisor: Phillip R. Westmoreland, North Carolina State University