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Viterbi School Hosts National Combustion Conference on USC Campus

September 14, 2009 —

What: Multi Agency Coordination Committee For Combustion Research (MACCCR) Fuels Research Review

Who: Government participants include:  Wade Sisk, U.S. Department of Energy, John Regalbuto, National Science Foundation, Ralph Anthenien, U.S. Army Research Office, Wing Tsang, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Dan Bulzan, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Jeffrey Manion, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Julian Tishkoff, Air Force Office of Scientific Research, and many others.

Topics: A wide variety of topics centering on fuels and combustion, including Aviation Fuels, High Temperature Oxidation of Fuel Radicals, Diffusion Flames, Surrogates of Petroleum-Derived and Synthetic Jet Fuels, Ignition Kinetics of Hydrocarbons and Propellants, Alternative Fuels Strategy and Results, Biomass Conversion into Biofuels, and much more.

When: Tuesday, September 15 - Thursday, September 17. Program begins 8 a.m. 9/15. A tour of USC energy laboratory facilities follows the conference beginning at 3:30 9/17

Where: Davidson Conference Center, University of Southern California. 3415 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles.

Website: http://melchior.usc.edu/fuelsummit/index.php

Information: Fokion Egolfopoulos, USC, Phone: (213) 740-0480; Fax: (213) 740-8071; e-mail: egolfopo@usc.edu;  Hai Wang, USC, Phone: (213) 740-0499; Fax: (213) 740-8071; e-mail: haiw@usc.edu