Kobe Nagar


Sr. Process Engineer, Duke University

Kobe joined Duke in February, 2017.  He specializes in the areas of reactor and Balance of Plant (BOP) engineering, process safety, and process scale-up. Kobe has more than 15 years of experience in the chemicals, power, and defense industries. Prior to joining Duke, he served as the Director of Engineering for CHEMETRY (previously CALERA). He worked as a senior process engineer for FUELCELL Energy and as a principle engineer for ORMAT where he led the conceptual design of many clean power plant projects as well as the subsequent commissioning and field support in North America, Europe, Africa and New Zealand. His work experience also includes serving as an R&D engineer for the Israeli Ministry of Defense.

Contact Information

  • Office Location: 121 Hudson Hall, Box 90287, Durham, NC 27708
  • Email Address: kobe.nagar@duke.edu


BS, Chemical Engineering, Ben-Gurion University, Israel

MS, Material Engineering, Tel-Aviv University, Israel