George N. Hatsopoulos
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George N. Hatsopoulos is also the founder and CEO of Pharos, LLC, an organization devoted to the creation of leading edge business ventures, and the founder and chairman emeritus of Thermo Electron Corporation, where he served as Chairman and CEO from its founding in 1956 until his retirement from those positions in 1999.

Hatsopoulos has served on the board of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, including a term as chairman. He was a member of the SEC Advisory Committee on Capital Formation and Regulatory Process, the Advisory Committee of the US Export-Import Bank, and the boards of various corporations and institutions.

Hatsopoulos is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and other scientific and technical organizations. He is the recipient of numerous honors and awards in engineering, science, industry and academics, has authored over 60 articles in professional journals, and is the principal author of textbooks in Thermodynamics and Thermionic Energy Conversion.

Hatsopoulos has been a faculty member and senior lecturer at MIT and continues his association with the Institute as a Life Member of the Corporation and chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Committee. Hatsopoulos holds a bachelors degree from the National Technical University of Athens, and masters and doctorate degrees from MIT.


flag J.H. Keenan’s Contribution to Thermodynamics
as author at  MIT World Series: Meeting the Entropy Challenge,
together with: Ahmed F. Ghoniem, Susan Hockfield,
flag Frontiers of the Second Law
as author at  MIT World Series: Meeting the Entropy Challenge,
together with: Seth Lloyd (moderator), Adrian Bejan, Bjarne Andresen, Miguel Rubi, Signe Kjelstrup, David Jou, Miroslav Grmela, Lyndsay Gordon, Eric Schneider,