János Beér is a Professor of Chemical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His resarch interests include clean fossil energy, electric power generation, turbulent combustion of gaseous, liquid and solid fuels, and the reduction of pollutant emission from flames by combustion process modification. His awards include the U.S. Department of Energy's Homer Lowry Award (2003). This award recognizes the substantial and ongoing contributions Dr. Beer has made to combustion science, and is the highest honor given by the Department of Energy for contributions in fossil energy science and technology. Other awards include the George Westinghouse Gold Medal of ASME International (2001), and the Energy Systems Award from the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (1998). Dr. Beér holds a Dipl.-Ing. from the Technical University of Budapest, and a Ph.D. and D.Sc. from the University of Sheffield, England.
E-mail: János Beér