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C. Forbes Dewey Jr.

C. Forbes Dewey Jr.

Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Bioengineering

Room 3-254
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge MA 02139-4307
Phone: 617-253-2235  

Administrative Contact:
Sean Buhrmester
Room 3-252
Phone: 617-253-7952  


B.E., Yale University, B.E. 1956
M.S., Stanford University, 1957
Ph.D., California Institute of Technology, 1957


Honors and Awards:

American Men of Science; Who's Who in the East, 1978-; Who's Who in America, 1979-; Founding Fellow, American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering; Senior Member, Biomedical Engineering Society; Trustee, Fidelity Non-Profit Management Foundation; Carl R. Suderberg Distinguished Service Award, MIT, 2001; Visiting Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School, 1980-81; Visiting Professor of Biological and Medical Systems, Imperial College (London), 1992 and 2001.


Research Interests

Biomedical Fluid Mechanics; Atherosclerosis, Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Sounds; Microvascular Flow; Applications of Lasers to Spectroscopy; Biomedical Research and Pollution Monitoring; Biomedical Imaging Technology; Medical Informatics.


Society Memberships

American Physical Society; Sigma Xi; Tau Beta Pi, Yale Engineering Association;Coblenz Society; American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering; Biomedical Engineering Society; IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society


Teaching Interests

Measurement and Instrumentation; Fluid Mechanics; Biomedical Engineering; Biomedical Informatics

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