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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