Irvin Glassman Young Investigator Lecture
This award recognizes a young investigator within seven years of their Ph.D. or in their first five years of a tenure-track faculty appointment. The awardee gives an invited lecture at the Fall Eastern States Technical Meeting.

Year Awardee Presentation Title
2016 Jacqueline O’Connor, The Pennsylvania State University Use of Advanced Fuel Injection Strategies for Emissions Reduction in Diesel Engines
2013 Tanvir Farouk
University of South Carolina
Droplet Combustion: “Cool Flames” in Space?
2011 Tianfeng Lu
University of Connecticut
Chemical Explosive Mode Analysis for Computational Flame Diagnostics with Detailed Chemical Kinetics

George H. Markstein Best Paper Award
This award recognizes the best paper based on the final extended abstracts submitted to the Eastern States Technical Meeting.

Year Authors Paper Title
2016 Sheng Yang, Abhishek Saha, Wenkai Liang, Fujia Wu and Chung K. Law
Princeton University
Extreme facilitation of flame propagation by turbulence through differential diffusion
2013 Kathryn R. Gosselin, William F. Carnell, Jr., and Michael W. Renfro
University of Connecticut
Formaldehyde fluorescence as a marker for scalar dissipation through local extinction
2011 Fujia Wu, Andrew P. Kelley and Chung K. Law
Princeton University
Laminar flame speeds of cyclohexane and mono-alkylated cyclohexanes at elevated pressures

Charles P. Fenimore Best Student Presentation
This award recognizes the best student presentation at the Eastern States Technical meeting based on nominations from session chairs.

Year Student Presenter Advisor Paper Title
2016 Lara Backer
Cornell University
Perrine Pepiot
Cornell University
Numerical investigation into the auto-ignition of a multicomponent fuel spray
2013 Jeffrey Santner
Princeton University
Yiguang Ju
Princeton University
Evaluation of thermal radiation effects on apparent propagation rates of high pressure spherical flames
2011 Nicole J. Labbe
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Phillip R. Westmoreland
North Carolina State University
Reaction kinetics for TMEDA combustion with red fuming nitric acid