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Peabody, Cecil Hobart


MIT Class of 1877


2 (Mechanical Engineering) SB

Founder and first head of the Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering (1893); in 1901 the initiated the Course for U.S. Naval Constructors as part of the Graduate School of the Institute and in 1914 he sponsored the graduate course of Aeronautical Engineering; Department of Mechanical Engineering: Instructor 1883-1884; Faculty 1884-1893; Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering: Professor 1893-1920; Emeritus 1920-1934.

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