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John Bardeen

John Bardeen About Electrical engineer who brought about the electronic age, and was the only person in over 100 years to win the Nobel Prize in Physics twice. He appeared on LIFE Magazine’s list of “100 Most Influential Americans of the Century.” Other Informations After WW II, he joined Bell Labs to work on the …

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Pier Luigi Nervi

Pier Luigi Nervi About Italian engineer best known for his contributions to structural engineering via the use of reinforced concrete. He is responsible for renowned structures like The Pirelli Tower in Milan. Other Informations He attended the University of Bologna and became a professor of engineering at Rome University in 1946. He has been awarded …

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Robert Fulton

Robert Fulton About American engineer who invented the first commercially successful steamboat. He is also credited with inventing some of the world’s earliest naval torpedoes for use by the British Navy. Other Informations He painted portraits and landscapes, drew houses and machinery in philadelphia and sent home the profits from his paintings to his mother. …

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Otto Blathy

Otto Blathy About Hungarian-born electrical engineer who helped create an electric transformer and engines that run on AC electricity. He also specialized in the field of very long moremovers. Other Informations He graduated from the mechanical engineering program at the Technical University of Vienna, writing a dissertation on belt engines. In addition to electrical engineering, …

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Mohammad-Javad Azari Jahromi

Mohammad-Javad Azari Jahromi About Iranian engineer who became a public figure after being named his country’s Minister of Information and Communications Technology in 2017. He was previously the Chairman of Telecommunications Infrastructure Company. Other Informations He earned his master’s degree in power systems engineering from Power and Water University of Technology. He’s extremely popular on social media with …

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Jerome Clarke Hunsaker

Jerome Clarke Hunsaker About Aeronautical engineer who helped the U.S. create some of its earliest lighter-than-air ships. He was also the president of Goodyear Zeppelin Company and received important awards from both the Franklin Institute and the Smithsonian Institute for his revolutionary work. Other Informations Developing an interest in flight from his college days, he …

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Rene J. Bienvenu

Rene J. Bienvenu About Scientist who was the president of Northwestern State University from 1977 to 1982. Other Informations He studied at Cornell University and the University of Pennsylvania. He wrote several scholarly and scientific articles for journals which were published while he was running NSU. He married Catherine Nelken Bienvenu on January 28, 1948. …

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Kimberly Bryant

Kimberly Bryant About Electrical engineer known for founding the non-profit Black Girls Code. The organization aims to help make it easier for young black girls, who are largely underrepresented in engineering, learn to program. Other Informations She attended Vanderbilt University, where she studied electrical engineering. She eventually found work in biotechnology, spending time with Pfizer, …

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Willis Carrier

Willis Carrier About Engineer and inventor who is credited with inventing the modern system of air conditioning. After relocating his company (Carrier) from New Jersey and Pennsylvania to New York, he became one of the largest employers in the city. Other Informations He studied engineering at Cornell University. He first displayed his revolutionary air conditioning …

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Joseph Clement

Joseph Clement About Engineer and Industrialist who developed the Difference engine for Charles Babbage. Other Informations He worked in a factory making looms in 1805. He received the gold medal of the Society for the Encouragement of Arts in 1818 for his invention of marking ellipses, which was a tool that carpenters used. He had …

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Jack Kinzler

Jack Kinzler About Popularly known as “Mr. Fix It,” he was chief of the Technical Services Center at the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center. He is famous for creating the solar shield that rescued the space station Skylab. Other Informations He was an avid builder of model planes and flew them competitively. He created the …

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Philo Farnsworth

Philo Farnsworth About Electrical engineer who created several key components that made the first televisions possible. His firm, the Farnsworth Television and Radio Corporation, produced his electronic television system commercially from 1938 to 195. Other Informations An avid reader of Popular Science magazine in his youth, he managed by his teenage years to wire the …