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Adrian Bejan

J.A. Jones Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Campus Mail: 148A Engineering Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
Phone: (919) 660-5309
Email: abejan@duke.edu

Professor Bejan's research covers a wide range of topics in thermodynamics, heat transfer, fluid mechanics, convection and porous media. More recently, he developed the constructal law of organization and evolution in nature.

Professor Bejan is ranked since 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 28 books and over 600 peer-referred articles. His h-index is 55 on the Web of Science.

Education and Training

  • Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1975
  • M.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1972
  • B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1972

Selected Grants and Awards