The First International OpenFOAM Combustion Workshop will be held on June 19-20, 2023 in Chongqing, China. This workshop is a follow-up to the OpenFOAM and Combustion Simulation Webinar. On behalf of the OpenFOAM Combustion Workshop Committee, we look forward to welcoming you to this exciting event.

Scope & Topic

Fuel combustion is and will still be the key energy conversion process in the modern energy landscape. To decarbonize the combustion process, it is of great importance to reveal the detailed physical and chemical processes in order to develop novel technologies. The open-source package, OpenFOAM, has played an increased role in both fundamental and applied combustion research due to its modularized structure and comprehensive libraries. This workshop aims to discuss the recent progress and challenges and to facilitate the collaborations in numerical studies of combustion science and technology with OpenFOAM in different areas, including but not limited to:

  • Laminar and turbulent combustion

  • Chemical kinetics and emissions

  • Supersonic combustion and detonation

  • Gas turbines, engines and furnaces

  • Spray and heterogeneous combustion

  • Fire and explosions

  • New combustion technologies

  • AI and high-performance computing

Call For Abstracts

The OFCW 2023 Organising Committee would like to invite interested parties to submit abstracts and stand a chance to present their research at OFCW 2023. Submitted abstracts will be reviewed by the Abstract Selection Committee who will select and determine the final mode of presentation. Abstracts should be prepared using the following WORD template and no longer than 300 words. Please check the Submission Guideline for details regarding the submission process.

Present Posters

In addition to oral presentations, participants are welcome to present their works in progress (WIPs) as posters. For those who are interested in presenting a poster in the workshop, please see the Poster Printing Instructions.

Outstanding Student Presentation Awards

The OFCW 2023 committee provides student presenters (oral and poster) the opportunity to receive valuable feedback about their research. A prize known as the Sugon Cup (曙光杯) is offered by the organizer and the exclusive sponsor of this workshop to outstanding oral and poster presentations given by students. The recipients of this prize will receive a trophy and a monetary award.

For the Outstanding Student Oral Presentation Award, one, two and three winners will be selected for the first, second, and third prizes, respectively. While for the Outstanding Student Poster Presentation Award, one winner will be selected for each of the first, second, and third prizes. The first, second and third prizes will carry cash rewards of 1500, 1000 and 500 Chinese Yuan, respectively. These Prizes will be awarded at the Closing and Awards Reception of the workshop on June 20th.

Important Date

  1. Abstract submission: Mar 8 – Apr 7, 2023

  2. Notification of abstract acceptance: Apr 15, 2023

  3. Early bird registration ends: May 10, 2023

  4. Regular registration ends: Jun 18, 2023

  5. Conference date: Jun 19 – 20, 2023