Awards & Winners

Kenneth N. Stevens

Date of Birth 24-March-1924
Place of Birth Toronto
(Ontario, Canada)
Nationality United States of America
Also know as Kenneth Stevens, Ken Stevens
Kenneth N. Stevens was the Clarence J. LeBel Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, and Professor of Health Sciences and Technology at the Research Laboratory of Electronics at MIT. Stevens was head of the Speech Communication Group in MIT's Research Laboratory of Electronics, and was one of the world's leading scientists in acoustic phonetics. He was awarded the National Medal of Science from President Bill Clinton in 1999, and the IEEE James L. Flanagan Speech and Audio Processing Award in 2004. He died in 2013 from complications of Alzheimer's disease.

Awards by Kenneth N. Stevens

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National Medal of Science for Engineering
(For his leadership and pioneering contributions to the theory of acoustics of speech production and perception, development of mathematical methods of analysis and modeling to study the acoustics of speech production, and establishing the contemporary foundations of speech science.)