A leading Academy Fellow has been elected a Fellow of the Combustion Institute, based in Pittsburgh, USA.
Professor Bogdan Dlugogorski FTSE gained the honour for “ground-breaking advances in the understanding of ignition of spontaneous fires, pollutant formation in combustion processes and fire mitigation”.
He is Dean of the School of Engineering and Information Technology at Murdoch University and Chair of the Academy’s WA Division.
The Combustion Institute, founded in 1954, “promotes and disseminates research activities in all areas of combustion science and technology”.
It noted: “As dedicated members of the international combustion community, the 38 elected Fellows are recognised by their peers as distinguished for outstanding contributions to combustion, whether they be in research or in applications.”