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John Heywood

Contact Info

room 3-340

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

77 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, Masachusetts 02139

Education

  • 1960

    UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE

    B.A.
  • 1962

    MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (MIT)

    M.Sc.
  • 1964

    MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (MIT)

    Ph.D.
  • 1983

    UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE

    D.Sc.

Research Interests

  • Energy and transportation interface
  • Internal combustion engines
  • Transportation fuels

Honors + Awards

  • 1982, elected Fellow, SAE
  • 1983, Sc. D Degree, Cambridge University
  • 1998, Member National Academy of Engineering
  • 1999, Doctor of Technology, Gotenberg University, Sweden
  • 2001, elected Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • 2004, Doctor of Science, City University, UK

Memberships

  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers,
  • U.K. Institution of Mechanical Engineers,
  • Society of Automotive Engineers

Professional Service

  • 1971-2013, several NRC Study Committees

MIT Service

  • 1991-1995, Chair Curriculum Development Committee, ME Department

Publications

  • Edited by Heywood, J.B. and Womack, G.J., Open-Cycle MHD Power Generation, 795 pages; Heywood, J.B. contributor to Chapters 1, 5, 6, 7 and 11, Pergamon Press, 1969.
  • Grad, F.P., Rosenthal, A.J., Rockett, L.R., Fay, J.A., Heywood, J.B., Kain, J.F., Ingram, G.K., Harrison, Jr., D. and Tietenberg, T., The Automobile and the Regulation of its Impact on the Environment, University of Oklahoma Press, 1975.  Author of Chapter 4, pp. 115-150, Chapter 6, pp. 231-278, Chapter 7, pp. 279-324.
  • Heywood, J.B., Internal Combustion Engine Fundamentals, 932 pages, McGraw-Hill, 1988.
  • Heywood, J.B., and Sher, E., The Two-Stroke Cycle Engine:  Its Development, Operation, and Design, 451 pages, Taylor and Francis, 1999.
  • Schafer, A., Heywood, J.B., Jacoby, H.D., and Waitz, I.A., Transportation in a Climate-Constrained World, The MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, London, England, April, 2009.
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  • 220 publications

Patents

1995-2015, 33 patents related to engines and fuels