Yunus Çengel is Professor Emeritus at the University of Nevada, Reno, USA and the founding dean of the Faculty of Engineering at Adnan Menderes University in Aydin, Turkey. He received his Ph. D. in Mechanical Engineering from North Carolina State University in USA. Before joining ADU in 2012, he held the position of the Dean of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at Yildiz Technical University YTU and as Advisor to President at Scientific and Technological Research Council on international cooperation. He also served as advisor to several government organizations and private companies. Professor Çengel is the author or coauthor of several widely adopted textbooks published by McGraw-Hill. His books have been translated into several languages. He has given numerous seminars, wrote article and prepared reports on a variety of topics. Engineer by training with the inborn traits of critical thinking and inquiring mind, he has a special interest in the pursuit of reality in the light of logical consistency, experiential conformity and compliance with confirmed scientific findings.