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Frederick C. Nelson was born on August 8, 1932 in Braintree, Massachusetts. He received a B.S. from Tufts College in 1954 and he attended Harvard University for his M.S. (1955) and Ph.D. (1961). He was an Instructor in Engineering at Tufts University from 1955 to 1957, an Assistant Professor from 1957-1964, and an Associate Professor from 1964-1971. He was made a full Professor of Mechanical Engineering in 1971 and served at the Dean of the College of Engineering from 1980 to 1994. He retired from teaching in 2007 and was awarded emeritus status. Nelson died in 2009 from a melanoma.
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