Prof. Yunus Ali Cengel, PhD
Specialised in Educational Reforms.
Yunus Çengel is the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering at Adnan Menderes University ADU in Aydin, Turkey, and Professor Emeritus at the University of Nevada, Reno, USA. He received his Ph. D. in Mechanical Engineering in 1984 from North Carolina State University in USA. Before joining ADU in 2012, he served as the Dean of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at Yildiz Technical University YTU and as Advisor to President at Scientific and Technological Research Council TUBITAK. Prior to returning Turkey, he served as a faculty member at the University of Nevada, Reno UNR for 18 years and as the director of the Industrial Assessment Center at UNR for several years. He also served as the advisor to the Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources and the Ministry of National Education in Turkey on energy efficiency, energy policies, and education reforms.
Professor Çengel is the author or coauthor of the widely adopted textbooks Thermodynamics: An Engineering Approach, Fundamentals of Thermal-Fluid Sciences, Heat and Mass Transfer: Fundamentals and Applications, Fluid Mechanics: Fundamentals and Applications, Introduction to Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer, and Differential Equations for Scientists and Engineers all published by McGraw-Hill. Some of his textbooks have been translated into Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Thai, Spanish, Portuguese, Turkish, Italian, Greek, and French. He is the recipient of several outstanding teacher awards, and he has received the ASEE Meriam/Wiley Distinguished Author Award twice. He is a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Nevada.