• Aeronautics - Aerospace - Defence
  • Complex systems and software engineering
  • Mobility and transport

Laboratoire Energétique Moléculaire et Macroscopique, Combustion (EM2C)

Research unit


EM2C focuses its research on the physics of the energetic and thermal transfers involved in combustion, ICEs and aircraft propulsion. In addition to the experimental aspects, EM2C also develops new mathematical models describing those processes from a theoretical standpoint. Thanks to thoses expertises, the lab is an important part of the socio-economic fabric, for instance working closeley with corporations and many international institutions (NASA, MIT ...).


  • Mr Sébastien DUCRUIX

Innovation themes

Map and access

Avenue Joliot Curie

Our research areas


- study of combustion
- mathematical modelling
- numerical analysis
- multiscale problems
- energetic transfers in plasmas
- Eulerians multi-fluid models
- jet engines

Applications sectors

  • Aeronautics / Aerospace
  • Electronic / photonics

Total number of employees

Total number of employees : 99
Number of researchers : 30
Number of doctoral students : 48


Our results

Projects examples


Industrial and scientific relations

Scientific collaborations

CERFACS, CORIA, CETHIL, ENS, ESPCI, LIMHP, PC2A, Colorado State University, Johns Hopkins University, Old Dominion University, Pennsylvania State University, Stanford University, Yale University, University of Rochester, MIT, Nasa Research Centers, Magdeburg, Université de Potsdam, Université Autonome de Madrid, Université d'Acunsion Paraguay, JAXA

Private collaborations

- collaboration with several major companies


Establishments of affiliation