The International Combustion Institute is a non-profit, international, scientific society whose purpose is to promote research and disseminate results in the field of combustion science. Major activities of The Combustion Institute include the organization of the biennial International Symposium on Combustion and publication of combustion research through its official journal, Combustion and Flame.
The Combustion Institute is open to anyone who is interested in research into combustion phenomena. Its members have their background in such diverse fields as physical chemistry, fuel technology, fluid dynamics, internal combustion engine design, fire research, environmental research, mechanical and aerospace engineering, and research on detonation.
24 countries are involved in the Combustion Institute. Generally the membership from each country comprises a section.