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This year's meeting will be held 2002 April 7-9 at the Hyatt Regency, Knoxville, Tennessee. The University of Tennessee and the Oak Ridge National Laboratory are hosting the meeting.


Technical program

This section includes the technical program. In the program are abstracts for all papers. All contributed talks are 20 minutes.

Invited speakers

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Registration information

This section includes information about registration for the meeting and information about reservations at the meeting hotel.

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Travel fellowships

This section includes information about registration for the meeting and information about reservations at the meeting hotel.

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Submission information

This section includes information about generating PostScript files for paper submission, instructions for paper formatting, and the original Call for Papers.

Paper-formatting instructions

Detailed instructions for formatting the paper may be found in this file [Portable Document Format].

Call for Papers

 [Call for Papers in Portable Document Format]

Hyatt Regency Hotel
500 Hill Avenue, Knoxville TN 37915, USA
Phone: 865-637-1234

April 7-9, 2002

Papers describing current research on any aspect of combustion from fundamental chemical and physical processes to application are solicited. Fundamentals of micro-combustors, mesoscale combustion modeling and diagnostics, catalytic combustion as applied to fuel cells and fuel processing, and combustion control including artificial neural networks and genetic algorithms are of particular interest. The invited speakers and their subjects will be announced. A tour of the National Transportation Research Center at Oak Ridge National Lab is also planned.

The meeting will be held in Knoxville, Tennessee during the Dogwood Arts Festival, which is one of the largest spring festivals in America. This is the perfect time of year to enjoy the flowers and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Meeting hosts are Prof. Ke Nguyen of The University of Tennessee and Dr. C. Stuart Daw of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

Submit papers for consideration by sending a half-page abstract by e-mail by 4 January 2002 to both persons listed below. The abstract should be in the e-mail text and not included as an attachment. Please include the address, phone and FAX numbers of the corresponding author on the top of the abstract. Authors will be notified of their selection by 11 January 2002. A 6-page PostScript file of each selected paper is due by 15 February 2002 and should also be sent by e-mail to cssci@nads-sc.uiowa.edu. Detailed paper format instructions are available from this file. The proceedings will be provided to meeting attendees as a CD-ROM.

Please email paper to cssci@nads-sc.uiowa.edu. If you encounter problems with this email submission, please contact Prof. Lea D. Chen at 319-335-5674.

Please indicate if a student will be presenting the paper. Students presenting papers which are in the proceedings (i.e., submitted on time) are eligible for a stipend. The stipend is $50 for local student presenters, and $200 for student presenters who are from a distance greater than 50 miles from Knoxville. Outstanding student presentation(s) will be recognized by the Central States Section at the Third Joint Meeting of the U.S. Sections of The Combustion Institute, which will be held on March 16-19, 2003 in Chicago, IL.

Paper Deadlines

4 January 2002  - 1/2-page abstract due by e-mail submittal (with abstract in e-mail text)
15 February 2002  - 6-page paper due by e-mail submittal (with paper as attached PostScript file)

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This meeting is jointly hosted by the University of Tennessee and the Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Site arrangements are coordinated by:

Prof. Ke Nguyen Dr. C. Stuart Daw
University of Tennessee Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Department of Mechanical Engineering National Transportation Research Center
414 Dougherty Engineering Building 2360 Cherahala Boulevard
Knoxville TN 37996-2210 Knoxville TN 37932-6472
865-974-5296 865-946-1341
knguyen@utk.edu dawcs@ornl.gov

Dr. Charles E.A. Finney
University of Tennessee and Oak Ridge National Laboratory

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Meeting logistics

The meeting will be held at the Hyatt Regency Knoxville (visit the hotel site for information and directions). Until March 20, special conference rates are available.

Visits to facilities at the National Transportation Research Center are planned. Facilities information and directions will be available at the meeting.

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The following are recognized for their past and continuing generous donations to support the Section:

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About Knoxville

Here are some links to sites around Knoxville:

   Knoxville Convention and Visitors Bureau
   McGhee Tyson Airport
   Dogwood Arts Festival

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