Combustion Summer School

Our Mission

To provide the next generation of combustion researchers with comprehensive knowledge in the technical areas of combustion  theory, combustion chemistry, and combustion-related experiments, computation, fundamentals and applications.

The 2021 Session

The 2021 session, scheduled for July 11 to July 17, 2021, will offer four courses:

• Combustion Chemistry

• Combustion Theory, Modeling, and Application

• Combustion Dynamics and Unsteady Combustion

• Advanced Laser Diagnostics in Combustion Research

Intended Participants

Graduate students, postdocs and faculty members in universities; combustion professionals in research organizations; R & D engineers in industries.

Program Dates

Arrival & Welcome Reception: Registration desk will be open on Sunday, July 11, 2021, from 10:00 am to 5:30 pm at Tsinghua University. This will be followed by an orientation and welcome reception in the evening at 6:00 pm.

Class Schedule: Classes will be held daily from Monday, July 12 to Friday, July 16, 2021

Farewell Reception: A farewell reception will be held on Thursday evening, July 15, 2021

Departure: Saturday, July 17, 2021


Applications should be made online at starting from Thursday, April 1, 2021 to Friday, April 30, 2021. Admission decisions will be sent by Monday, May 10, 2021.Admitted applicants will be notified of the date by which the registration fee is due to complete the registration. Late applications may be considered depending on space availability.

Location & Accommodation

The Summer School will be held at Tsinghua University, Beijing, China. Meal plans covering breakfast, lunch and dinner are available to participants. Participants may make their own arrangements to stay and dine at nearby hotels and restaurants.


Registration: 1,500 RMB for students and 2,000 RMB for all other participants.

Meals: Each participant will receive a Tsinghua canteen card for use within the event period. The cost of the canteen card and the conference and farewell reception is included in the registration fee.

Lodging: A limited number of on-campus lodging will be provided upon further request this year. Most participants are encouraged to make reservations at nearby hotels. A list of suggested hotels will be provided later.

Note on Course Selection

The courses on Combustion Chemistry and Combustion Theory, Modeling, and Application are the foundational combustion courses, suggested to be taken by first-timers especially first-year students. The other two are advanced, enrichment courses.

Poster Session

Applicants are encouraged to submit abstracts for the poster session, with recently published or accepted papers by the presenter related to the work. Exhibition space is limited and decision on acceptance will be made by the organizing committee.

Note on Possible Rearrangement due to Covid-19

In the event of persistent inconvenience caused by Covid-19, the Summer School arrangement might need to be revised to various extent, such as off- instead of on-campus accommodation and the combination of on-site and remote lecturing. Every effort will be made to preserve classroom lecturing and promote networking. Recognizing that changes in the arrangement could also affect the amount and the date of payment of the registration fee, updated information will be communicated to the registrants as well as posted on the website of the Summer School.

Further Inquiries

For inquiries on the academic program or the logistics of participation, please contact the program administrator, Ms. Hong Tian, (86)10-62796768,, or the program co-organizer, Prof. Yu Cheng Liu,

Address: Room 511, Lee Shau Kee Science and Technology Building, Tsinghua University, Haidian Dist., Beijing, China 100084
Tel:(+86) 010-627-98267

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