The meeting will be held at the Nittany Lion Inn located on the University Park campus of Penn State University. A room block has been set up as Eastern Combustion at the rate of $95 single/$105 double plus 6% state and 2.5% local room occupancy tax through September 25. Call 800-233-7505 for reservations. Additional accommodations have been reserved at The Atherton Hotel, two blocks walking distance at the rate of $85 single/$95 double (Saturday night) plus 6% state and 2.5% local room occupancy tax through September 24. Government rates of $55 per night are available at the Atherton from Sunday through Tuesday. Call 814-231-2100 for reservations. Please mention Eastern States Combustion when making reservations. Both hotels offer free shuttle to and from the airport. There are many motels in the area.

Getting there:

By Air -

  • USAir Express (800-428-4322) from Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, and Harrisburg; Northwest Airlink (800-225-2525) from Detroit; United Express (800-241-6522) from Dulles in Washington, DC; and Delta Connection (800-221-1212) from Cincinnati serve the State College area through the University Park Airport, located five miles from campus. Limousine and taxi service is available for all flights. For information on airlines, rental car agencies, secure parking, and ground transportation, see the University Park Airport website:
  • Located 90 miles southeast of State College, Harrisburg International Airport offers an alternative arrival and departure location, with more than 350 flights weekly. Airlines serving Harrisburg are American, ComAir, Continental Express, Delta, Northwest, United, and USAir. Rental car service is available.
  • By Land -

  • From New York City, the suggested route is via the George Washington Bridge to I-80. In PA, exit I-80 at Exit 24 (Bellefonte) and follow PA Route 26 south to State College.
  • From the Philadelphia area, take the Pennsylvania Turnpike to Exit 19 (Harrisburg East), and follow I-283 to I-83 north. Proceed north to the I-81 interchange. Then follow I-81 west to US Route 322 through Lewistown to State College.
  • From Pittsburgh, follow US Route 22 East to Duncansville, I-99/US Route 220 (bypassing downtown Altoona and Tyrone) north through Port Matilda, then take US Route 322 East to State College ..OR.. Follow US Route 22 East beyond Duncansville to Water Street, PA Route 45 east to Pine Grove Mills and Route 26 north to State College.
  • From the west, take I-80 to Exit 20 (Woodland) just east of Clearfield, then US Route 322 east to State College. ..OR.. exit I-80 at Exit 24 (Bellefonte) and follow Route 26 south to State College.
  • From Washington D.C., several routes are available. Take I-270 to Frederick, I-70 to Breezewood, US Route 30 to Everett, and PA Route 26 to State College ..OR.. follow I-270 to Frederick, US Route 15 past Camp Hill to Amity Hall, and then US Route 322 west to State College ..OR.. take I-95 or the Baltimore-Washington Parkway to Baltimore, west loop I-695 to I-83 north, then I-81 west to US Route 322 west and proceed to State College.
  • Receptions, registration, and banquet

    A welcome reception and registration will be held from 6 to 9 pm on Sunday Evening at the Nittany Lion Inn. A reception & combustion laboratory open house/tours will be held Monday evening hosted by and located at the Propulsion Engineering Research Center (PERC) & the Energy Institute on the Penn State campus. Transportation will be provided to shuttle participants from the Nittany Lion Inn to and from PERC/Energy Institute. A banquet (optional, $35) will be held Tuesday evening at 7:30 pm, preceded by a cash bar. The registration fee covers the announcements, abstracts of the papers, audiovisual equipment, and refreshments.



  • Member Registration $275
  • Student Registration $60
  • Member On-site $350
  • Student On-site $90
  • Banquet Fees $35


    You may register for the meeting before arriving at Penn State by downloading a PDF form or RTF file that may be completed and faxed to us at 814-865-3389.

    Last update: October 4, 2003.