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Jim was an activist trying melchef make MIT a leader in addressing national problems, and he educates! Jim Melcher profoundly affected the careers of his colleagues and students. McCarthy — James R.

He lived a life of purpose and scope and faced his painful illness with courage. Do you enjoy reading reports from the Academies online for free? He deeply affected his students’ lives, careers, and values. Page Share Cite.

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Eletcromechanics had two simultaneous objectives in his industrial research: In Professor Melcher was one offour university research- ers who made public at a Washington, D. Loofbourrow — Gerald T. Taylor at the Cavendish. Details Collect From q He was inventor or coinventor of twelve patents. His first book, Field-Coupled Surface Waves, an outgrowth of his doctoral thesis, was published in He received his Ph.

It had the secondary benefit of attracting to his laboratory kindred-spirited students who had similar values, resulting in a bicycle as the laboratory symbol on their sweatshirts. Barr 12—17 Gilbert Y.


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McCarthy Page Share Cite. As a broadly interdisciplinary engineering science, continuum electromechanics draws upon electromagnetics, fluid and solid mechanics, heat transfer, and physical chemistry.

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Register for a free account to start saving and receiving special member only perks. BookOnline – Google Books. Unlike many academ- ics, Jim tried to understand the real-life problems of the inclus- trial world and he taught his students to do the same. One cannot know Jim Melcher without mentioning his com- muting nine miles each way by bicycle from Lexington to MIT every working day of the year, rain or snow.


Plesset — Robert F. Even during his last days, it was important to him to complete an article entitled “America’s Perestroika” that compared his own personal deteriorating health to the electromechqnics health of the country due to the unwillingness of our leaders to honestly define and address the problems of electromechancis present way of life. Noyce — Thomas O. New search User lists Site feedback Ask a librarian Help. Smith — Robert C.

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Paine — Alan J. He felt strongly that MIT in general en cl the EECS department in particular should make a greater effort to obtain research funding from industrial sources rather than the Depart- ment of Defense. Not a MyNAP member yet?