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Kenneth Stevens Memorial Fund

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Total Value of Gifts: $995.00

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Thank you for visiting. This page is a tribute to Kenneth Noble Stevens, professor of Electrical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology for 52 years, a world leader in Acoustic Phonetics, recipient of the 1999 National Medal of Science, member of the National Academy of Science, fellow and former president of the Acoustical Society of America. He received the Silver Medal in Speech Communication in 1983 and the Gold Medal from the Acoustical Society in 1995. He won the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers James L. Flanagan Speech and Audio Processing Award in 2004.

He was a devoted and loving father of six children and grandfather of five. His children, students, colleagues, and friends will remember him for his enthusiasm for life, his love of the outdoors, and his humble, gracious, and disarming personality.

He passed away peacefully on August 19th, 2013. He was 89 years old. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him.

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Hwa-Ping Chang
Mon, Sep 02, 2013
I would like to express my deeply appreciation for Ken's support and instruction during my study at MIT from 1990 to 1995. He taught me not only the knowledge of research and science but also an attitude of life and work in my career. I always remembered his smile and patience to listen to my thoughts and plans although he might not agree on me. He is a real scholar we should respect. I am glad and lucky to be his students. Without his support and encouragement, I would not be able to obtain my degree at MIT and further development in my personal career.
Ken, we will remember you all the time. Thank you very much for your instruction and support. You would be a scholar always in my mind and a great teacher in my career.

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