In the past three decades, fractal geometry and technique have received considerable attention due to its wide applications in sciences and technologies such as in physics, mathematics, geophysics, oil recovery, material science and engineering, flow and heat and mass transfer in porous media etc. The fractal geometry and technique may become particularly powerful when they are applied to deal with random and disordered media such as porous media, nanofluids, nucleate boiling heat transfer. In this paper, a summary of recent advances is presented in the areas of heat and mass transfer in fractal media by fractal geometry technique. The present overview includes a brief summary of the fractal geometry technique applied in the areas of heat and mass transfer; thermal conductivities of porous media and nanofluids; nucleate boiling heat transfer. A few comments are made with respect to the theoretical studies that should be made in the future.

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