How to Participate

The ECN is fueled by volunteer activity, and we can certainly use your help! Here are some options for participation:

Join one of the active research groups by notifying the following group leaders:

Diesel sprays: Sibendu Som, Argonne National Laboratory ( or Jose Maria Garcia, CMT Motores Térmicos (

Gasoline sprays: Scott Parrish (

Engine flows and combustion: Dave Reuss (

Research needs and activities:

Next steps and future directions for the ECN were documented after recent workshops. View the (Proceedings) to see how your research efforts may fit in.

Needs/requirements for coordinated modeling and experimental activities for the April 2014 ECN workshop are now advertised. Please consider joining in these activities.

A sample powerpoint presentation and templates for making your own slides can be found here.

Want to add data to the ECN? Here's how:

  • Add well-documented, model-validation data to the online database for diesel sprays by completing this template (.xlsx, 16KB). ECN members will review and we'll post it online.
  • Develop pages to document your work on the ECN by using this template and tutorial (.zip file 1.6 MB)
  • or/and, Provide links to your own website (Example: