George W. Pearsall Distinguished Lectures

The George W. Pearsall Distinguished Lecture Series is named for an internationally recognized research engineer who served as dean of engineering twice, from 1969 to 1974 and 1982 to 1983.

During more than 30 years at Duke, George W. Pearsall, Sc.D., PE, was a beloved teacher, mentor and friend to hundreds of students and colleagues.

In 2013, the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science created this lecture series in his honor.

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2013 Pearsall Lecture

ME Seminar Series: Pearsall Distinguished Lecture: Nanoengineering for Efficient Heat Transfer and Energy Conversion Materials and Systems

Friday, March 22, 2013

11:30 am | Fitzpatrick Center Schiciano Auditorium Side B

Presenter: Prof. Gang Chen, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Dr. Gang Chen is currently the Carl Richard Soderberg Professor of Power Engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He obtained his Ph.D. degree from UC Berkeley in 1993 working under then Chancellor Chang-Lin Tien. He was a faculty member at Duke University (1993-1997), University of California at Los Angeles (1997-2001), before joining MIT in 2001. He is a recipient of the NSF Young Investigator Award, the ASME Heat Transfer Memorial Award, the R&D100 Award [...]

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