• KAUST Research Conference: Combustion in Extreme Conditions

KAUST Research Conference
Combustion in Extreme Conditions

March 5-8, 2018

Agenda

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

Registration and Welcome Reception

Student Center Plaza (building 18)

KAUST 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)

KAUST 08:00 - 08:30 Details

8:30 am

Welcome Address and Opening Remarks

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

KAUST 08:30 - 09:15 Details

Jean M.J. Fréchet, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Kevin Cullen, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology William L. Roberts
9:10 am

Session 1: Turbulent Flames - Experiments Chair: Deanna Lacoste, KAUST

KAUST 09:10 - 09:10 Details

9:15 am

New Measured Regime Diagram of Premixed Turbulent Combustion for Extreme Turbulence

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

  • James F. Driscoll

    James F. Driscoll

KAUST 09:15 - 09:45 Details

James F. Driscoll
9:45 am

Exploring Nonpremixed Jet Flames at High-Pressure and High-Reynolds Number

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

KAUST 09:45 - 10:45 Details

​Thibault F. Guiberti
10:15 am

Coffee Break

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

KAUST 10:15 - 10:45 Details

10:45 am

Soot Aerosol Formation and Morphology in High Pressure Combustion

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

  • Omer Gülder

    Omer Gülder

KAUST 10:45 - 11:15 Details

Omer Gülder
11:15 am

General Correlations of High-Pressure, High-Temperature Turbulent Burning Velocities with the Consideration of Lewis Number Effect

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

  • Shenqyang (Steven) Shy

    Shenqyang (Steven) Shy

KAUST 11:15 - 11:45 Details

Shenqyang (Steven) Shy
11:45 am

General Discussion

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

KAUST 11:45 - 12:00 Details

12:00 pm

Lunch

Building 5, Rooms 5209, 5220 and adjacent

KAUST 12:00 - 13:30 Details

1:15 pm

Session 2: Turbulent Flames - Modeling Chair: Venkat Raman, University of Michigan

KAUST 13:15 - 13:15 Details

1:30 pm

Modelling Challenges for Lean Premixed Flames in Industrial Gas Turbine Combustors

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

KAUST 13:30 - 14:00 Details

Fernando Biagioli
2:00 pm

Large Eddy Simulations of Turbulent Flames at High Pressures

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

KAUST 14:00 - 14:30 Details

​Francisco E. Hernandez Perez
2:30 pm

Coffee Break

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

KAUST 14:30 - 14:45 Details

2:45 pm

Numerical and Experimental Studies of Lean, Diluted Turbulent Combustion

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

KAUST 14:45 - 15:15 Details

Yuki Minamoto
3:15 pm

Transported PDF Simulations of Turbulent Flames with Uncertainty Quantification

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

  • Zhuyin Ren

    Zhuyin Ren

KAUST 15:15 - 15:45 Details

Zhuyin Ren
3:45 pm

General Discussion

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

KAUST 15:45 - 16:00 Details

4:00 pm

Group Photo

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

KAUST 16:00 - 16:15 Details

4:15 pm

Laboratory Tour, Building 7

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

KAUST 16:15 - 17:30 Details

6:00 pm

Sunset Gala Dinner

Island Recreation Center

KAUST 18:00 - 21:00 Details

8:30 am

Breakfast

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

KAUST 08:30 - 09:00 Details

8:55 am

Session 3: Turbulent Flames - Modeling Chair: Hong G. Im, KAUST

KAUST 08:55 - 08:55 Details

9:00 am

Transported Joint PDF Simulations Combined with Spray Flamelet Modeling of Turbulent Spray Combustion

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

KAUST 09:00 - 09:30 Details

Eva Gutheil
9:30 am

DNS of High-Karlovitz Number Turbulent Premixed Flames under Engine-Relevant Conditions

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

KAUST 09:30 - 10:00 Details

​Alexei Poludnenko
10:00 am

Genesis, Evolution and Annihilation of Premixed Flames in Turbulence

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

KAUST 10:00 - 10:30 Details

​Swetaprovo Chaudhuri
10:30 am

Coffee Break

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

KAUST 10:30 - 10:45 Details

10:45 am

The Concept of Tangential Stretching Rate in Reactive Systems and its Applications

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

KAUST 10:45 - 11:15 Details

​Mauro Valorani
11:15 am

Combustion Simulation with OpenFOAM

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

KAUST 11:15 - 11:45 Details

Hrvoje Jasak
11:45 am

General Discussion

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

KAUST 11:45 - 12:00 Details

12:00 pm

Lunch

Building 5, Rooms 5209, 5220 and adjacent

KAUST 12:00 - 13:30 Details

1:15 pm

Session 4: Turbulent Flames - Diagnostics Chair: Aamir Farooq, KAUST

KAUST 13:15 - 13:15 Details

1:30 pm

Femtosecond Coherent Anti-Stokes Raman Scattering: Recent Applications and the Surprisingly Beneficial Effects of Moderate Pump and Stokes Chirp

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

  • ​Robert Lucht

    ​Robert Lucht

KAUST 13:30 - 14:00 Details

​Robert Lucht
2:00 pm

Ultrashort-Pulse Laser Diagnostics for Combustion in Extreme Environments

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

KAUST 14:00 - 14:30 Details

Sean P. Kearney
2:30 pm

Coffee Break

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

KAUST 14:30 - 14:45 Details

2:45 pm

Challenges and Opportunities for Laser Diagnostics to Make High-Pressure Aircraft Engines Clean and Efficient

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

  • Frédéric Grisch

    Frédéric Grisch

KAUST 14:45 - 15:15 Details

Frédéric Grisch
3:15 pm

High-Speed Diagnostics in High Pressure Combustion

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

KAUST 15:15 - 15:45 Details

Gaetano Magnotti
3:45 pm

General Discussion

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

KAUST 15:45 - 16:00 Details

4:00 pm

Laboratory Tour, Building 5

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

KAUST 16:00 - 17:30 Details

6:00 pm

Reception and Poster Session

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

KAUST 18:00 - 21:00 Details

8:30 am

Breakfast

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

KAUST 08:30 - 09:00 Details

8:50 am

Session 5: Toward Sustainable Combustion Chair: Min Suk Cha, KAUST

KAUST 08:50 - 08:50 Details

9:00 am

Mission Innovation – Combustion Basic Research Needs for Carbon Capture

  • Tidjani Niass

    Tidjani Niass

KAUST 09:00 - 09:30 Details

Tidjani Niass
9:30 am

Combustion Chemistry at Extreme Conditions

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

KAUST 09:30 - 10:00 Details

Mani Sarathy
10:00 am

A Novel Hybrid Combustion System for Future Aircraft Engines

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

KAUST 10:00 - 10:30 Details

Arvind Gangoli Rao
10:30 am

Coffee Break

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

KAUST 10:30 - 10:45 Details

10:45 am

MILD Combustion: Toward Highly Fuel Flexible Solutions

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

  • Mara de Joannon

    Mara de Joannon

KAUST 10:45 - 11:15 Details

Mara de Joannon
11:15 am

Extreme Combustion with Working Fluids of Argon (the Dibble Cycle) and of Carbon Dioxide (the Allam Cycle)

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

  • Robert Dibble

    Robert Dibble

KAUST 11:15 - 11:45 Details

Robert Dibble
11:45 am

General Discussion

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

KAUST 11:45 - 12:00 Details

12:00 pm

Lunch

Building 5, Rooms 5209, 5220 and adjacent

KAUST 12:00 - 13:30 Details

1:20 pm

Session 6: Combustion at Engine Conditions Chair: Bengt Johansson, KAUST

KAUST 13:20 - 13:20 Details

1:30 pm

Raman Line Imaging for the Quantification of the Fuel/Air-Ratio during Jet-Mixing at Diesel Relevant Conditions

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

  • Andreas Bräuer

    Andreas Bräuer

KAUST 13:30 - 14:00 Details

Andreas Bräuer
2:00 pm

Quantifying Fuel-Air Mixing at Diesel Conditions Using Rainbow Schlieren Deflectometry Technique

Ajay Agrawal, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL, USA

  • Ajay K. Agrawal

    Ajay K. Agrawal

KAUST 14:00 - 14:30 Details

Ajay K. Agrawal
2:30 pm

A Methodology to Optimize Advanced Internal Combustion Engines

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

  • ​Jihad Badra

    ​Jihad Badra

KAUST 14:30 - 15:00 Details

​Jihad Badra
3:00 pm

General Discussion

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

KAUST 15:00 - 15:15 Details

3:15 pm

Closing Remarks

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

  • William L. Roberts

    William L. Roberts

KAUST 15:15 - 15:30 Details

William L. Roberts
6:00 pm

Farewell Dinner

Al Marsa Restaurant

KAUST 18:00 - 20:00 Details

8:00 am

Fellowship Students & Postdocs Interaction with CCRC Faculty, Postdocs and Students

KAUST 08:00 - 12:00 Details

2:00 pm

Activities for Fellowship Students & Postdocs

KAUST 14:00 - 18:00 Details