Agenda

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  • Day 1Sunday, March 5th
  • Day 2Monday, March 6th
  • Day 3Tuesday, March 7th
  • Day 4Wednesday, March 8th
7:00 pm

Registration and Welcome Reception

Student Center Plaza 19:00 - 21:00 Details

8:00 am

Registration and Breakfast

Level 0 lecture hall between Al-Jazri and Al-Kindi (buildings 4 and 5) 08:00 - 20:30 Details

8:30 am

Welcome Address

Jean-Lou Chameau, President, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)

Level 0 lecture hall between Al-Jazri and Al-Kindi (buildings 4 and 5) 08:30 - 08:45 Details

Jean-Lou Chameau, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
8:45 am

Opening Remarks

William Roberts, Director, Clean Combustion Research Center, KAUST

Level 0 lecture hall between Al-Jazri and Al-Kindi (buildings 4 and 5) 08:45 - 09:00 Details

William L. Roberts, Clean Combustion Research Center, KAUST
Session 1: Plasma Assisted Combustion | Chair: Deanna Lacoste
9:00 am

Energy conversion in transient molecular plasmas at high specific energy loading: implications for plasma assisted combustion

Igor Adamovich, Ohio State University, U.S.

Level 0 lecture hall between Al-Jazri and Al-Kindi (buildings 4 and 5) 09:00 - 09:30 Details

Igor V. Adamovich, Ohio State University
9:30 am

Study of nanosecond discharges in different H2/air mixtures at atmospheric pressure for plasma-assisted applications

Anne Bourdon, Ecole Polytechnique, France

Level 0 lecture hall between Al-Jazri and Al-Kindi (buildings 4 and 5) 09:30 - 10:00 Details

Anne Bourdon , Ecole Polytechnique
10:00 am

Coffee Break

Level 0 lecture hall between Al-Jazri and Al-Kindi (buildings 4 and 5) 10:00 - 10:30 Details

10:30 am

Plasma-catalysis for the remediation of toxic gases pollutants

Hyun-Ha Kim, Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Japan

  • Hyun-Ha Kim, AIST

    Hyun-Ha Kim

Level 0 lecture hall between Al-Jazri and Al-Kindi (buildings 4 and 5) 10:30 - 11:00 Details

Hyun-Ha Kim, AIST
11:00 am

High pressure nanosecond surface dielectric barrier discharges: physics and application for plasma-assisted combustion

Svetlana Starikovskaya, Ecole Polytechnique, France

Level 0 lecture hall between Al-Jazri and Al-Kindi (buildings 4 and 5) 11:00 - 11:30 Details

Svetlana Starikovskaya, Laboratoire de Physique des Plasmas
11:30 am

Kinetic effects of plasma on ignition and flame stabilization

Yiguang Ju, Princeton University, U.S.

  • Yiguang Ju, Princeton University

    Yiguang Ju

Level 0 lecture hall between Al-Jazri and Al-Kindi (buildings 4 and 5) 11:30 - 12:00 Details

Yiguang Ju, Princeton University
12:00 pm

Lunch

Al-Kindi (building 5), lev.5, Rooms: 5209 and 5220 12:00 - 13:30 Details

Session 2: New Concepts | Chairs: Gaetano Magnotti and Mani Sarathy
1:30 pm

A new jet-stirred apparatus for turbulent flame and chemical kinetics experiments

Paul Ronney, University of Southern California, U.S.

Level 0 lecture hall between Al-Jazri and Al-Kindi (buildings 4 and 5) 13:30 - 14:00 Details

Paul Ronney, University of Southern California
2:00 pm

Characterization of the effect of non-thermal plasma discharges and electric fields on flame dynamics

Deanna Lacoste, KAUST, Saudi Arabia

Level 0 lecture hall between Al-Jazri and Al-Kindi (buildings 4 and 5) 14:00 - 14:30 Details

Deanna Lacoste, Clean Combustion Research Center, KAUST
2:30 pm

Filling the gaps between neutral and ion chemistry in premixed flames

Mani Sarathy, KAUST, Saudi Arabia

Level 0 lecture hall between Al-Jazri and Al-Kindi (buildings 4 and 5) 14:30 - 15:00 Details

Mani Sarathy, Clean Combustion Research Center, KAUST
3:00 pm

Coffee Break

Level 0 lecture hall between Al-Jazri and Al-Kindi (buildings 4 and 5) 15:00 - 15:30 Details

3:30 pm

Hot surface ignition experiments and modeling

Joseph Shepherd, Caltech, U.S.

Level 0 lecture hall between Al-Jazri and Al-Kindi (buildings 4 and 5) 15:30 - 16:00 Details

Joseph Shepherd , California Institute of Technology
4:00 pm

Taming the flames for highly efficient, ultra-low emission gas turbines

Oliver Paschereit, TU Berlin, Germany

Level 0 lecture hall between Al-Jazri and Al-Kindi (buildings 4 and 5) 16:00 - 16:30 Details

Oliver Paschereit, Technical University of Berlin
4:30 pm

Pressure gain combustion through acoustically resonant deflagrations

William Roberts, KAUST, Saudi Arabia

Level 0 lecture hall between Al-Jazri and Al-Kindi (buildings 4 and 5) 16:30 - 17:00 Details

William L. Roberts, Clean Combustion Research Center, KAUST
6:00 pm

Sunset Gala Dinner

Island Recreation Center 18:00 - 21:00 Details

8:30 am

Breakfast

Level 0 lecture hall between Al-Jazri and Al-Kindi (buildings 4 and 5) 08:30 - 09:00 Details

Session 3: Engine 1 | Chair: Robert Dibble
9:00 am

A new diesel combustion concept: actively controlled rate of diesel combustion (ACCORDIC) for improving both brake thermal efficiency and exhaust emissions

Noboru Uchida, A.C.E. Institute, Japan

Level 0 lecture hall between Al-Jazri and Al-Kindi (buildings 4 and 5) 09:00 - 09:30 Details

Noboru Uchida, New A.C.E. Institute
9:30 am

High efficiency diesel engines for long haul trucks: today and in the future

Staffan Lundgren, Volvo, Sweden

Level 0 lecture hall between Al-Jazri and Al-Kindi (buildings 4 and 5) 09:30 - 10:00 Details

Staffan Lundgren , Volvo Group Truck Technology
10:00 am

Coffee Break

Level 0 lecture hall between Al-Jazri and Al-Kindi (buildings 4 and 5) 10:00 - 10:30 Details

10:30 am

Reactivity stratification enabled combustion

Robert Wagner, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA

Level 0 lecture hall between Al-Jazri and Al-Kindi (buildings 4 and 5) 10:30 - 11:00 Details

Robert Wagner , Oak Ridge National Laboratory
11:00 am

Multiple-injection strategy in Gasoline Compression Ignition (GCI) engine

Choogsik Bae, KAIST, South Korea

Level 0 lecture hall between Al-Jazri and Al-Kindi (buildings 4 and 5) 11:00 - 11:30 Details

Choongsik Bae, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
11:30 am

Challenges and possibilities for SI-engine efficiency and emissions

Ingemar Denbratt, Chalmers University, Sweden

Level 0 lecture hall between Al-Jazri and Al-Kindi (buildings 4 and 5) 11:30 - 12:00 Details

Ingemar Denbratt, Chalmers University of Technology
12:00 pm

Towards understanding the combustion processes when moving from Conventional Diesel Combustion, CDC, via Partially Premixed Combustion, PPC, to Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition, HCCI

Bengt Johansson, KAUST, Saudi Arabia

Level 0 lecture hall between Al-Jazri and Al-Kindi (buildings 4 and 5) 12:00 - 12:30 Details

Bengt Johansson, Clean Combustion Research Center, KAUST
12:30 pm

Lunch​

Al-Kindi (building 5), lev.5, Rooms: 5209 and 5220 12:30 - 14:00 Details

2:00 pm

Clean Combustion Research Center Laboratory Tour

Al-Kindi (building 5) and Building 7 14:00 - 17:00 Details

6:00 pm

Poster Session & Dinner

Sponsored by the KAUST Industry Collaboration Program (KICP)

Lobby, Auditorium (building 20) 18:00 - 21:00 Details

8:30 am

Breakfast

Level 0 lecture hall between Al-Jazri and Al-Kindi (buildings 4 and 5) 08:30 - 09:00 Details

Session 4: Electrically Assisted Combustion | Chair: Min Suk Cha
9:00 am

Relevance of plasma assisted combustion for internal combustion engines

Cherian Idicheria, General Motors, U.S.

Level 0 lecture hall between Al-Jazri and Al-Kindi (buildings 4 and 5) 09:00 - 09:30 Details

Cherian Idicheria, GM Global Research and Development
9:30 am

Electrical aspects of flames, burning hydrates, and miniature combustors

Derek Dunn-Rankin, University of California Irvine, U.S.

Level 0 lecture hall between Al-Jazri and Al-Kindi (buildings 4 and 5) 09:30 - 10:00 Details

Derek Dunn-Rankin, University of California
10:00 am

Coffee Break

Level 0 lecture hall between Al-Jazri and Al-Kindi (buildings 4 and 5)

Level 0 lecture hall between Al-Jazri and Al-Kindi (buildings 4 and 5) 10:00 - 10:30 Details

10:30 am

High-flying combustion: keeping airplanes safe

Jason Damazo, The Boeing Company, U.S.

Level 0 lecture hall between Al-Jazri and Al-Kindi (buildings 4 and 5) 10:30 - 11:00 Details

Jason Damazo, The Boeing Company
11:00 am

Role of ionic wind on flames

Min Suk Cha, KAUST, Saudi Arabia

Level 0 lecture hall between Al-Jazri and Al-Kindi (buildings 4 and 5) 11:00 - 11:30 Details

Min Suk Cha, Clean Combustion Research Center, KAUST
11:30 am

Lunch

Al-Kindi (building 5), lev.5, Rooms: 5209 and 5220

Al-Kindi (building 5), lev.5, Rooms: 5209 and 5220 11:30 - 13:00 Details

Session 5: Engine 2 | Chairs: Bengt Johansson and Aamir Farooq
1:00 pm

Sustainable Energy Solution for Next Combustion Engines – Gasoline Compression Ignition (GCI) and Octane on Demand (OOD) Technology

Junseok Chang, Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia

Level 0 lecture hall between Al-Jazri and Al-Kindi (buildings 4 and 5) 13:00 - 13:30 Details

Junseok Chang, Saudi Aramco
1:30 pm

New generation internal combustion engine for tomorrow

Kimura Shuji, Nissan, Japan

Level 0 lecture hall between Al-Jazri and Al-Kindi (buildings 4 and 5) 13:30 - 14:00 Details

Shuji Kimura, Nissan Motor Co. Ltd.
2:00 pm

The current and future ICE challenge and technical direction

Lucien Koopmans, Volvo & Chalmers University, Sweden

  • Lucien Koopmans , Volvo Cars and Chalmers University

    Lucien Koopmans

Level 0 lecture hall between Al-Jazri and Al-Kindi (buildings 4 and 5) 14:00 - 14:30 Details

Lucien Koopmans , Volvo Cars and Chalmers University
2:30 pm

High efficiency internal combustion engine technology

Wayne Eckerle, Cummins, U.S.

  • Wayne Eckerle, Cummins Inc

    Wayne Eckerle

Level 0 lecture hall between Al-Jazri and Al-Kindi (buildings 4 and 5) 14:30 - 15:00 Details

Wayne Eckerle, Cummins Inc
3:00 pm

Group Photo Session

Between Administration Building and Engineering Science Hall (building 16 and 9) 15:00 - 15:15 Details

3:15 pm

Coffee Break

Level 0 lecture hall between Al-Jazri and Al-Kindi (buildings 4 and 5)

Level 0 lecture hall between Al-Jazri and Al-Kindi (buildings 4 and 5) 15:15 - 15:45 Details

3:45 pm

Gasoline Direct injection Compression Ignition (GDCI) engine for high efficiency and US Tier3 emissions

Mark Sellnau, Delphi, U.S.

Level 0 lecture hall between Al-Jazri and Al-Kindi (buildings 4 and 5) 15:45 - 16:15 Details

Mark Sellnau , Delphi Powertrain
4:15 pm

Preventing pre-ignition and super-knock in engines using theory and modelling

Hong Im, KAUST, Saudi Arabia

Level 0 lecture hall between Al-Jazri and Al-Kindi (buildings 4 and 5) 16:15 - 16:45 Details

Hong G. Im, Clean Combustion Research Center, KAUST
4:45 pm

Ion detection of pre-ignition events with a view of taking evasive action to prevent super knock

Robert Dibble, KAUST, Saudi Arabia

Level 0 lecture hall between Al-Jazri and Al-Kindi (buildings 4 and 5) 16:45 - 17:15 Details

Robert W. Dibble, Clean Combustion Research Center, KAUST
5:15 pm

Closing remarks

William Roberts, KAUST, Saudi Arabia

Level 0 lecture hall between Al-Jazri and Al-Kindi (buildings 4 and 5) 17:15 - 17:30 Details

William L. Roberts, Clean Combustion Research Center, KAUST
6:00 pm

Good Bye Dinner

Harbor Walk by the Yacht Club

Al Marsa Restaurant 18:00 - 20:00 Details