Adrian Bejan

J.A. Jones Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering
J.A. Jones Professor of Mechanical Engineering
J.A. Jones Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science
Faculty Network Member of The Energy Initiative
Professor Bejan was awarded the Benjamin Franklin Medal 2018 and the Humboldt Research Award 2019. His research covers engineering science and applied physics: thermodynamics, heat transfer, convection, design, and evolution in nature.

He is ranked among the top 0.01% of the most cited and impactful world scientists (and top 10 in Engineering world wide) in the 2019 citations impact database created by Stanford University’s John Ioannidis, in PLoS Biology.  He is the author of 30 books and 685 peer-referred articles. His h-index is 101 with 79,000 citations on Google Scholar. He received 18 honorary doctorates from universities in 11 countries.

Education

  • D.Sc., Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (2003)
  • Sc.D., Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (2003)
  • Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1975)
  • M.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1972)
  • B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1972)

Mailing Address

Duke University Energy Initiative
Box 90467
Durham, NC 27708

Street / Delivery Address

Duke University Energy Initiative
140 Science Drive
Gross Hall, Suite 101
Durham, NC 27708

919-613-1305 

Dec
07
Location: Virtual | Registration Required
Time: 1:00 pm to 1:45 pm