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Dewey, C. Forbes, Jr.


Biographical Note

C. Forbes Dewey, Jr. is Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Biological Engineering Emeritus and Co-Director of the International Consortium for Medical Imaging Technology (ICMIT) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He received his BS in mechanical engineering from Yale University, MS from Stanford, and a PhD from Caltech. He became an associate professor of mechanical engineering at MIT in 1968 (1), professor in 1976 (2), professor of mechanical engineering and bioengineering in 1998, professor of mechanical engineering and biological engineering in 2005, and professor emeritus in 2017. He was Head of the Hatsopoulos Microfluids Laboratory at MIT from 2001 to 2003 (3), and a Member of the faculty Health Sciences & Technology, Harvard and MIT from 1983 to 2003. (4)

1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology Office of the President. “Report of the President 1968,” 1968.

2. ———. “Report of the President and the Chancellor Issue 1975-1976,” 1976.

3. “MECHE PEOPLE: C. Forbes Dewey | MIT Department of Mechanical Engineering.” Accessed May 22, 2020.

4. MIT Biological Engineering Directory. "C. Forbes Dewey, Jr. PhD." Accessed May 22, 2020.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

C. Forbes Dewey Jr. papers (digital files)

 Unprocessed Material — Digitalstorage 2017_016acc
Identifier: 2017-016

C. Forbes Dewey, Jr. personal archives

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0714
Scope and Contents

The collection documents the professional activites of C. Forbes Dewey, Jr. during 1978 to 2015.

The Conference Materials and Courses series contain digital files related to presentations and academic instruction by Dewey. Other materials include proposals and commercial files.

Dates: 1978 - 2015; 1996 - 2016