Invited Speakers

Laser Ignition Conference

20 - 23 June 2017
Novotel Bucharest City Centre Hotel, Bucharest, Romania

Invited Speakers

Radu Chiriac, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania
Pollutant Emissions Reduction of Internal Combustion Engines by using Alternative Fuels and Enhanced Ignition Systems, Plenary

Gabi Daniel Stancu, Ecole Centrale Paris, France
Nonequilibrium Plasma-Assisted Combustion: Advanced Spectroscopic Methods for Fundamental Studies , Plenary

Ernst Wintner, Technische Universität Wien, Austria
The Evolution of Laser Ignition over Four Decades, Plenary

Avinash Kumar Agarwal, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India
Laser Ignition of Hydrogen Enriched Compressed Natural Gas (HCNG) Fueled Supercharged Engine, Invited

Rakesh Bhandari, Institute for Molecular Science, Japan
New Trends in Development of Compact and Stable UV Microchip Lasers , Invited

Ur Calin, Extreme Light Infrastructure - Nuclear P, Romania
New Research Perspectives at Extreme Light Infrastructure - Nuclear Physics (pre-tour presentation speaker), Invited

Takuma Endo, Hiroshima University, Japan
Laser and Spark-Plug Ignitions in High-Speed Flows, Invited

Roman Grzeszik, Robert Bosch GmbH, Germany
Impact of Turbulent In-Cylinder Air Motion and Local Mixture Formation on Inflammation in Lean Engine Operation: Is Multiple Point Ignition a Solution?, Invited

Mircea Guina, Tampereen Teknillinen Yliopisto, Finland
Power Scaling and Wavelengths Coverage of VECSEL, Invited

Sreenath Gupta, Argonne National Laboratory, United States
Performance of Laser and Spark Ignition Systems in a Reciprocating Natural Gas Engine, Invited

Jun Hayashi, Osaka University, Japan
Requirement Time and Space for Laser Ignition under Fuel Lean Premixed Mixture, Invited

Roland Kaess, Airbus Safran Launchers GmbH, Germany
Application of an Analytical Laser Ignition Model to Liquid Rocket Engines, Invited

Gerhard Kroupa, Carinthian Tech Research AG, Austria
Laser Ignition for Space Applications using a Rugged and Highly Miniaturized Nd:YAG Laser System, Invited

Chiara Manfletti, European Space Agency (ESA), France
Future Space Transportation, Propulsion Systems and Laser Ignition, Invited

Sebastian Soller, Airbus Safran Launchers GmbH, Germany
Laser Ignition Application to Cryogenic Propellant Rocket Thrust Chambers, Invited

Takunori Taira, Institute for Molecular Science, Japan
Giant Micro-Photonics toward Innovative Ignition, Invited

Laurent Zimmer, CNRS - CentraleSupelec, France
Application of Laser Induced Ignition Interferometry and Plasma Spectroscopy (LI3PS) to Spray Ignition, Invited