Adrian Bejan

Adrian Bejan is the J. A. Jones Distinguished Professor at Duke University. His research is in applied physics, thermodynamics and the Constructal Law as the law of physics that governs organization and evolution in nature. He is the author of 30 books and over 600 peer-reviewed journal articles. In 2001 he was ranked among the 100 most-cited authors in engineering worldwide. He is a member of the Academia Europaea and an honorary member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. He was awarded 18 honorary doctorates from universities in 11 countries.

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Design in Nature

Saturday, April 22nd, 2017 at 2:30pm

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Though human ingenuity may make various inventions…it will never devise any inventions more beautiful, nor more simple, nor more to the purpose than Nature does; because in her inventions nothing is wanting, and nothing is superfluous… – Leonardo da Vinci, The Da Vinci Notebooks, Vol. II, XIV: Anatomy, Zoology and Physiology When we employ the term… read more »