2nd Near-Limit Flames Workshop Program (1/2) 


Saturday, July 27th, 2019

7:50-8:30 am

Registration and Breakfast [Elites Banquet Hall, B1 of Building No. 1 Zhongguanyuan Global Village, Peking University][ 北京大学中关新园1号楼群英报告厅]

8:30-8:40 am


Topic 1

Near-Limit Flames and Cool Flames

8:40-9:20 am

Invited Overview

Some recent advances in extreme combustion

Chung K. Law

(Princeton University)

9:20-10:00 am

Invited Overview

Transitions and structure of the blue whirl: A flame truly near the limit

Elaine S. Oran

(Texas A&M University)

10:00-10:30 am

Coffee break

10:30-10:50 am

Invited Highlight

Near-limit hydrogen flame propagation in a thin layer geometry

Mike Kuznetsov

(Karlsruhe Institute of Technology)

10:50-11:10 am

Invited Highlight

High pressure autoignition delay measurements of CH4 and syngas

Wenting Sun

(Georgia Tech)

11:10-11:30 am

Invited Highlight

Deflagration-to-flame-ball-transition in hydrogen

air gas mixtures: gaps and bottlenecks

Igor Kirillov (National Research Centre Kurchatov Institute)

11:30-11:50 am

Invited Highlight

Characteristics of ultrahigh temperature flame

Baolu Shi

(Beijing Institute of Technology)

11:50-12:10 pm

Invited Highlight

Formation and stabilization of cool flames

Yang Zhang

(Tsinghua University)

12:10-14:00 pm

Lunch [Time Western Restaurant, F2 of Building No. 2][ 中关新园2号楼时光西餐厅]

Topic 2

Dynamics of Turbulent Flames

14:00-14:40 pm

Invited Overview

Near-limit turbulent premixed and mixed-mode flames

Assaad Masri

(University of Sydney)

14:40-15:20 pm

Invited Overview

Modeling of the turbulent burning velocity based on Lagrangian statistics of propagating surfaces

Yue Yang

(Peking University)

15:20-15:40 pm

Invited Highlight

How to compute the inner structure of near-limit flames for arbitrary combinations of strain and curvature?

Christian Hasse

(TU Darmstadt)

15:40-16:10 pm

Coffee break

16:10-16:30 pm

Invited Highlight

Modelling blow-off dynamics of gas turbine flames

Huangwei Zhang

(National University of Singapore)

16:30-16:50 pm

Invited Highlight

Blow-off dynamics of bluff-body stabilized premixed flames at elevated pressure

Thibault Guiberti


Topic 3

Detonation and Explosion

16:50-17:30 pm

Invited Overview

The sonic condition: outstanding issues at the foundation of detonation theory

Andrew Higgins

(McGill University)

17:30-17:50 pm

Invited Highlight

The importance of chemistry in the shock to detonation transition

Nabiha Chaumeix


18:00-20:00 pm

Banquet [Yiyuan Chinese Restaurant, F1 of Building No. 2][ 中关新园2号楼怡园餐]


Program (2/2) 

Sunday, July 28th, 2019

7:50-8:30 am

Registration and Breakfast [Elites Banquet Hall, B1 of Building No. 1 Zhongguanyuan Global Village, Peking University][ 北京大学中关新园1号楼群英报告厅]

Topic 3

Detonation and Explosion

8:30-9:10 am

Invited Overview

Space flight demonstration of rotating and pulse detonation engines by sounding rocket S520-31

Jiro Kasahara

(Nagoya University)

9:10-9:30 am

Invited Highlight

Numerical analysis of flame acceleration and onset of detonation in mixtures with concentration gradients

Jeniffer Wen

(University of Warwick)

9:30-9:50 am

Invited Highlight

Detonation initiation and propagation in

non-uniform gaseous mixture

Peng Dai

(Southern University of Science and Technology)

9:50-10:20 am

Coffee break

Topic 4

New Combustion Concepts

10:20-11:00 am

Invited Overview

Combustion dynamics in gas turbine sequential combustors

Nicolas Noiray


11:00-11:40 am

Invited Overview

Fuel flexibility under MILD combustion regime

Paul Medwell

(University of Adelaide)

11:40-12:00 pm

Invited Highlight

A new concept on plasma chemistry/combustion instability

Yiguang Ju

(Princeton University)

12:00-12:20 pm

Invited Highlight

Stabilization of unsteady premixed swirl flames using plasmas discharges

Shuiqing Li

(Tsinghua University)

12:20-14:00 pm

Lunch [Time Western Restaurant, F2 of Building No. 2] [ 中关新园2号楼时光西餐厅]

14:00-14:20 pm

Invited Highlight

Mild combustion with liquid fuels

Sudarshan Kumar (Indian Institute of Technology Bombay)

14:20-14:40 pm

Invited Highlight

Molecular dynamics investigation of sub-to-supercritical transition of hydrocarbon mixtures

Li Qiao

(Purdue University)

14:40-15:00 pm

Invited Highlight

Flame spread over thick PMMA fuel in a flamelet mode

Feng Zhu

(Institute of Mechanics, CAS)

15:00-15:30 pm

Coffee break

15:30-16:00 pm

Presentation of Topic Discussions and Summary

16:00 pm




*40 minutes for invited overview lecture, including 30 to 35 minutes presentation and 10 to 5 minutes questions.

20 minutes for invited highlight lecture, including 15 minutes presentation and 5 minutes questions.

The screen is in widescreen (16:9) format.



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