The aim of the Central States Section (CSS) is to assist in accomplishing the broad objectives of The Combustion Institute:

  • by providing for closer and more frequent contacts between members residing in the geographic area of the Central United States, i.e., within the states of:
    Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, and Wisconsin
  • by promoting the science and application of combustion
  • to providing a single forum whereby the diverse scientific and engineering disciplines can be brought together to interchange information related to combustion science and applications.

The other U.S. sections of The Combustion Institute are the Eastern States Section and Western States Section.