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Leon R. Glicksman

Leon R. Glicksman

Professor of Building Technology & Mechanical Engineering

Room 5-418F
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge MA 02139-4307
Phone: 617-253-2233  

Administrative Contact:
Kathleen Ross
Room 5-418
Phone: 617-253-1876  


B.S. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1959

M.S. Stanford, 1960

Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1964


Research Interests

Fluidized Beds, Heat Transfer, Energy Efficient Buildings, Sustainable Buildings, Air Circulation in Buildings, Sustainable Buildings for Developing Countries


Teaching Interests

Heat Transfer, Energy in Buildings, Thermal Design, Radiation Heat Transfer


Honors and Awards

ASME Melville Medal, ASME Robert Knapp Award, ASHRAE Technical Paper Award



American Society of Mechanical Engineers
American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers
American Institute of Chemical Engineers

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