Adrian Bejan

J.A. Jones 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's research covers engineering science and applied physics: thermodynamics, heat transfer, fluid mechanics, convection, porous media. More recently, he developed the constructal law of organization and evolution in nature.

Professor Bejan was ranked in 2001 among the 100 most highly cited authors worldwide in engineering (all fields, all countries), the Institute for Scientific Information. Professor Bejan has received 18 honorary doctorates from universities in 11 countries.

Adrian Bejan is the author of 30 books and over 600 peer-referred articles. In August 2017, his h-index is 87 on Google Scholar and 60 on the Web of Science.

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

 
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