Board of Advisors

The officers, chairs, and at-large members are listed below, with their affiliation and the year that their term expires (superscripts denote term numbers). Of the 20 current members, 14 are from academia, 4 are with government agencies, and 2 are from industry.

Position (Term)HolderAffiliationTerm
Officers & Chairs
Chair (2025)Waruna KulatilakaTexas A&M University2027*
Chair-Elect (2025)Ramanan SankaranOak Ridge National Laboratory2029*
Treasurer (2027)1Patrick T. LynchUniversity of Illinois at Chicago2035*
Secretary (2027)1Monique S. McClainPurdue University20311
Past-Chair (2025)Robert S. TranterArgonne National Laboratory2025*
Program Chair (2026)Kalyan K. SrinivasanUniversity of Alabama20262
Program Vice-Chair (2026)Babak ShotorbanUniversity of Alabama-Huntsville20281
Local Arrangements ChairEric L. PetersenTexas A&M University20242
Combustion Art Competition ChairYa-Ting LiaoCase Western Reserve University20241
Outreach ChairKalyan K. SrinivasanUniversity of Alabama20262
Associate TreasurerVacant
Webmaster & Archivist [non-voting]Charles E.A. FinneyOak Ridge National Laboratory
At-Large Members
Michael BunceMahle Powertrain LLC20281
William F. NorthropUniversity of Minnesota20282
Timothy M. OmbrelloAir Force Research Laboratory20281
Albert RatnerUniversity of Iowa20242
David A. RothamerUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison20281
Omid Samimi-AbianehWayne State University20281
P. Kelly SenecalConvergent Science, Inc.20262
Steven F. SonPurdue University20242
Kathleen M. TacinaNASA Glenn Research Center20262