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Constructal Behavior and The Art of Dog Training - Back when I wrote At the Intersection of Physics and Emotion, my dear cousin pointed out to me that I hadn’t explained how these concepts of constructal law and emotion actually related to dog behavior. So I must address this! The constructal law, as stated by Dr. Adrian Bejan, has helped me understand that with dogs, … Continue reading Constructal Behavior and The Art of Dog Training
In Case You Missed It: Villanova Conference and the Franklin Awards - If you missed the Constructal Theory Conference at Villanova University, fret not! The keynotes and lectures can all be found at this link: NSF Constructal Symposium Presentations And if you want to watch the Franklin Institute Awards Ceremony, in which professor Bejan receives the Benjamin Franklin Medal in Mechanical Engineering, it was filmed in its … Continue reading In Case You Missed It: Villanova Conference and the Franklin Awards
Franklin Institute Awards, Constructal Workshop and Symposium - In case you hadn’t heard, Adrian Bejan is the receiving the 2018 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Mechanical Engineering from the Franklin Institute. Bejan is being honored for his contributions in thermodynamics and convection heat transfer that have improved the performance of engineering systems, as well as his pioneering interdisciplinary contribution of constructal theory, which predicts natural design … Continue reading Franklin Institute Awards, Constructal Workshop and Symposium
At the Intersection of Physics and Emotion - The Thermodynamics of Emotion In my quest to understand dogs, animal behavior (and therefore human behavior), as well as trauma and somatic healing, I recently found myself at a conference called The Thermodynamics of Emotion. On my way from Portland, Maine to Portland, Oregon, a few friendly travelers asked me where I was going and … Continue reading At the Intersection of Physics and Emotion
Mixed Mental Arts Interview with Adrian Bejan - The necessary freedom to move in order to evolve (and you can't fight evolution) applies not only to campus pathways, it applies to the structure and organization of the university itself. It applies to governments and regimes that create too much rigidity and then begin to crumble because of this constriction of flow. 

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