Bengt Sunden | AIChE

Bengt Sunden

Professor, Head of Energy Sciences
Lund University

Bengt Sundén received M. Sc. in Mechanical Engineering 1973, Ph. D. and Docent in Applied Thermodynamics and Fluid Mechanics 1979 and 1980, respectively, from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden. He is a Professor of Heat Transfer at Lund University, Sweden since 1992 and served as Head of Energy Sciences during 1995-2016. The research activities include compact heat exchangers, enhanced heat transfer, gas turbine heat transfer, combustion-related heat transfer and others. He established and was editor-in-chief of International Journal of Heat Exchangers 1999-2008, associate editor of ASME J. Heat Transfer 2005-2008, editor-in-chief of Developments in Heat Transfer (WIT Press, UK). He published >700 papers in >300 journals, books and proceedings, edited 30 books and authored three text books. He supervised more than 180 M Sc theses, 46 Licentiate of Engineering theses, 44 PhD-theses. He is Fellow of ASME, Honorary Professor of Xian Jiaotong Univ, Guest Professor at Northwestern Polytechnical University, China, regional editor Journal of Enhanced Heat Transfer, associate editor of Heat Transfer Research, associate editor ASME J. Thermal Science, Engineering and Applications 2010-2016. He was a recipient of the ASME Heat Transfer Memorial Award 2011. He received the ASME HTD 75th Anniversary Medal 2013. Fellow and Eminent Scientist of WIT, UK.