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Yiannis Levendis, Distinguished Professor of mechanical and industrial engineering at Northeastern, focuses on creating reusable products, cleverly repurposing our waste, and lighting a remarkable number of things on fire.
MIE Professor Yiannis Levendis has been admitted by the council to The Royal Society of Chemistry as a Fellow for his impact in the field of the chemical sciences.
MIE Professor Yiannis Levendis was awarded a $240K NSF grant to determine the “Combustion characteristics of pulverized torrefied biomass for use in co-firing boilers”.
MIE Professor Yiannis Levendis was selected as a fellow of The Combustion Institute, for excellent research in the combustion of fossil and alternative fuels including the evolution and control of pollutants.
MIE Professor Yiannis Levendis was awarded a patent for developing “carbon nanostructures from pyrolysis of organic materials”.
MIE Professor Yiannis Levendis awarded a patent for "Method and device for fuel and power generation by clean combustion of organic waste material". Abstract Source: USPTO Disclosed herein are systems and methods for the conversion of solid organic waste material, such as waste plastics, into fuel for the generation of heat and power. In addition, […]
MIE Professor Yiannis Levendis was quoted in Scientific American and Boston Herald for the environmental impact that VW emissions have had.
MIE Professor Yiannis Levendis was awarded the ASME/AIME Percy Nicholls Award for 2015 for his scientific contributions in the field of Solid Fuels.
MIE Professor Yiannis Levendis has been awarded a patent for his method of creating “Carbon nanostructures from pyrolysis of organic materials”
Yiannis Levendis, Distinguished Professor Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at Northeastern, keeps a photograph of a burning plastic foam cup tacked to the wall above his desk. Thick black smoke emanates from the receptacle, which, subsequent pictures reveal, was reduced to a sooty powder by the end of the combustion process. The photo represents a mission for Levendis, whose […]
Upon arriving in Los Angeles in September 1984 as a doctoral student at the California Institute of Technology, Yiannis Levendis decided to take a walk. Within minutes of beginning his journey, a car pulled over to ask if he was okay. Then another and another. Levendis was worried his shirt was on backward. It turned […]