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Our Mission

To provide the next generation of combustion researchers with comprehensive knowledge in the technical areas of combustion theory, combustion chemistry, and combustion-related experiments, computation, fundamentals and applications.

The 2018 Session

The 2018 session, scheduled for July 15 to July 21, 2018, will offer four courses: 1. Combustion Chemistry and Modelling; 2. Turbulent Combustion: Modelling and Applications; 3. Combustion Theory; 4. Laser Diagnostics in Turbulent Combustion Research

Intended Participants

Graduate students, postdocs and faculties in universities; combustion professionals in research organizations; R & D engineers in industries.

Program Dates

Arrival & Welcome Reception: Registration desk will be open on Sunday, July 15, 2018, from 10:00 am to 5:30 pm at Tsinghua University. This will be followed by an orientation and welcome reception in the evening at 6:00 pm.

Class Schedule: Classes will be held daily from Monday, July 16 to Friday, July 20, 2018

Conference Dinner: A farewell dinner will be held on Thursday evening, July 19, 2018

Departure: Lodging check out on Saturday, July 21, 2018

Application Materials

Applications should be made online at before the deadline of May 15, 2018. Admission decisions will be sent by May 22, 2018. Admitted applicants should remit their registration fee by May 30, 2018 to complete the registration. Late applications may be considered depending on space availability.

Location & Accommodation

The Summer School will be held at Tsinghua University, Beijing, China. On-campus dormitory lodging, as well as meal plans covering breakfast, lunch and dinner, are available to all participants. Participants may also make their own arrangements to stay and dine at nearby hotels and restaurants.


Registration: 1,000 RMB for students and 1,500 RMB for all other participants.

Meals: Each participant will receive a Tsinghua canteen card for the use within the event period. The cost of the canteen card and the conference reception and farewell dinners is included in the registration fee.

Lodging: On-campus accommodation will be arranged by the organizing committee. A nominal cost will be paid by the participant. Please visit the summer school website for further information.

Note on Course Selection

The courses on Combustion Theory and on Combustion Chemistry and Modelling are the foundational combustion courses, suggested to be taken by first-timers especially first-year students. The other two are advanced, enrichment courses.

Poster Session

Applicants are encouraged to submit abstracts for the poster session, with recently published or accepted papers by the presenter related to the work. Exhibition space is limited and decision on acceptance will be made by the organizing committee.

Further Inquiries

Direct inquiries on the academic program or the logistics of participation to either the program administrator, Ms. Hong Tian, (86)10-62796768,, or the program co-organizer, Prof. Yu-Cheng Liu,