Dugald C. Jackson

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Dugald Caleb Jackson
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Born (1865-02-13)February 13, 1865
Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
Died July 1, 1951(1951-07-01) (aged 86)
Residence United States
Nationality American
Awards IEEE Edison Medal (1938)
Scientific career
Fields Electrical engineering

Dugald Caleb Jackson (February 13, 1865 – July 1, 1951) was an American electrical engineer. He received the IEEE Edison Medal for "outstanding and inspiring leadership in engineering education and in the field of generation and distribution of electric power".[1] Jackson headed the Department of Electrical Engineering of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology for an unprecedented time, 1907 to 1935.[2]


  1. ^ "Dugald C. Jackson". IEEE Global History Network. IEEE. Retrieved 25 July 2011. 
  2. ^ Wildes, Karl L.; Lindgren, Nilo A. (1985). A century of electrical engineering and computer science at MIT, 1882-1982. MIT Press. p. 32. ISBN 0-262-23119-0. 

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