Bernard Lewis (scientist)
|Died||May 23, 1993 93–94) (aged|
|Alma mater||Massachusetts Institute of Technology |
University of Cambridge
|Institutions||U.S. Bureau of Mines|
Lewis was born in London and immigrated to United States when he was a child. He was awarded a degree in Chemical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1923 and a master's degree from Harvard University in 1924. He received his PhD degree from University of Cambridge in 1926. He joined as a physical chemist at U.S. Bureau of Mines in 1929 and retired in 1953. He then started the Combustion and Explosives Research, Inc. and served as a President until 1986. The Combustion Institute awards a gold medal and a fellowship biennially in honor of Bernard Lewis.
- Bernard Lewis, Gunether von Elbe (1987). Combustion, Flames and Explosions of Gases. Academic Press. ISBN 978-0123958884.
- Calcote, H. F. (1994). Bernard lewis (1899–1993). Combustion and Flame, 98(1-2), 1-4.
- "Bernard Lewis Gold Medal - The Combustion Institute". www.combustioninstitute.org.
- "Bernard Lewis Fellowship - The Combustion Institute". www.combustioninstitute.org.