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The 2020 Spring Technical Meeting of the Central States Section of The Combustion Institute will be held May 17–19 in Huntsville, Alabama. The meeting is hosted by The University of Alabama in Huntsville. This year’s continues a series of yearly technical meetings spanning back to 1966. The theme for these meetings is “Combustion fundamentals and applications”.

Professionals and students in all aspects of combustion are invited to participate, either by presenting a short talk or by attending and interacting with fellow combustion researchers. This year’s meeting location in “Rocket City” is proximate to university researchers as well as several prominent industries.


  • Undergraduate Research Competition: Undergraduate student researchers are invited to apply for the inaugural CSSCI Undergraduate Research Competition. Students will produce a short educational video summarizing their research, and two award recipients will be invited to present their research at the 2020 Spring Technical Meeting in Huntsville. Short abstracts are due February 21. See the competition announcement for full details.
  • Abstract submissions: Abstracts for technical presentations are now being accepted until March 17. See the abstracts page for full details.
  • Registration: The registration page is now open, with early registration ending April 21. See the registration page for full details.



12-16: Call for Papers


02-18: Registration open
02-18: Abstract submissions open
02-21: Undergraduate Research Competition abstracts due
03-17: Abstracts due
03-24: Notification of acceptance
04-20: Hotel rate reservation deadline
04-21: Papers due
04-21: Early registration deadline
05-01: Art competition deadline
05-14: Advance registration closes
05-17: Meeting in Huntsville