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Dr. Richard De JongDr. Richard De Jong
Mechanical Engineering Emeritus

(616) 526-7086
(616) 526-6501 FAX
Office: EB250

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Educational background

Sc. D. in Mechanical Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1977

Dr. De Jong has taught at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He worked for Cambridge Collaborative, Inc., a consulting firm in acoustics and vibrations, from 1976-1987. He is a member of Pi Tau Sigma, Sigma Xi, ASA, and SAE. He has given ASME-sponsored short courses in acoustical measurement techniques.

After nearly 30 years of teaching, Prof. DeJong his retiring from teaching begining in the 2014-15 academic year. He will still be around doing research with students and helping with advising.

Research interests

He does research and publishes papers in the areas of environmental acoustics and machinery vibrations. He is co-author of the textbook, Theory and Application of Statistical Energy Analysis.