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Yiannis Levendis

Distinguished Professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering



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Journey to a cleaner future

Engi­neering pro­fessor Yiannis Lev­endis was awarded the 2013 George West­ing­house Gold Medal in recog­ni­tion of his con­tri­bu­tions to the power field of mechan­ical engineering.


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