October 1-5, 2018
Sochi, Russia

Welcome to the eighth International Symposium

The International Symposium on Nonequilibrium Processes, Plasma, Combustion and Atmospheric Phenomena is a forum of international experts in such fundamental areas as physical and chemical kinetics, physics of low temperature and cluster plasmas, physics of shock and detonation waves, physics and chemistry of aerosols and nanoparticles, combustion and atmospheric chemistry, physics and chemistry of high speed flows, plasma and laser chemistry, plasma, laser and combustion assisted technologies. This symposium has already become a notable biannual event attracting a growing attendance of scientists from all over the world. The first symposium was organizing in St. Petersburg, Russia, 8–11 July 2003, and was dedicated to the memory of N.N. Semenov, a founder of the chain-branching reaction theory and a Nobel prizewinner.

The Organizing Committee invites you to participate in 8th International Symposium that will be held in Sochi, Russia, October 1-5, 2018. The forthcoming 8th Symposium is decided to be held to pay tribute to the memory of Prof. Alexander Mikhailovich Starik, the permanent leader and organizer of previous symposia, who passed away during the prime of his career on 06/04/2017.


The objective of the Symposium is to provide a forum for international experts in kinetics of physical and chemical nonequilibrium processes, oxidation and combustion of hydrocarbon, metallized, and synthetic fuels, as well as laser, plasma, and aerosol physics and chemistry to discuss novel approaches to combustion with high efficiency and low pollutant emission, to address the issues of combustion-generated pollutants and technogeneous aerosols, aviation — produced particles and their environmental effects, and application of laser radiation, plasma and combustion for production of nanoparticles and surface treatment.


  • Kinetics of elementary processes in plasma, combustion and atmosphere.
  • Fundamentals of ignition and combustion of organic, metalized and synthetic fuels.
  • Physical and chemical processes in low temperature complex plasma, including burning plasma.
  • Physics of shock and detonation waves.
  • Ignition, combustion and detonation in application to jet and internal combustion engines and power plants.
  • Novel combustion concepts including plasma-assisted and laser-induced combustion.
  • Physics and chemistry of high-speed gas flows.
  • Ignition and combustion of gaseous, liquid and solid fuels in high-speed flows.
  • Novel physical and chemical propulsion concepts.
  • Physics of clusters and nanostructures.
  • Combustion, laser and plasma generated aerosols and nanoparticles.
  • Plasma, laser and combustion assisted technologies, fuel reforming, nanomaterials and surface treatment.
  • Gaseous and particulate pollutant formation and pollution control.
  • Impact of pollutant emission on the atmospheric processes and climate.

Special Session

The Organizing Committee is planning a Special Session for students and young scientists to deliver short oral presentations (10 min) on the Symposium topics. Prospective participants are welcome to send a 1-page abstract by July 15, 2018 to the Organizing Committee.

Conference Program Coordinator
Phone: +49 621 180 686 19
Send e-mail: mail@mail.ru

Conference Program Coordinator
Phone: +49 621 180 686 19
Send e-mail: mail@mail.ru