Dr. James C. Keck
1924-2010
Dr. James C. Keck Emeritus
Ford Professor of Engineering, Emeritus and Senior Lecturer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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  • 2002
  • Mechanical
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  • 2002
  • Mechanical
Memorial Tribute

By RONALD F. PROBSTEIN

JAMES C. KECK, known for his landmark developments in the understanding of automotive engine combustion for the purpose of minimizing noxious emissions, died on August 9, 2010, at the age of 86.

Jim was born in New York ...

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Election Citation
For developing innovative, widely used new concepts for modeling coupled chemical and physical phenomena in engine combustion and high-temperature flows.