engineer

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United States electrical engineer noted for his work on the theory of alternating currents; independently of Oliver Heaviside he discovered the existence of an atmospheric layer that reflects radio waves back to earth (1861-1939) A. E. Kennelly , Arthur Edwin Kennelly , Kennelly
engineer concerned with the design and construction of aircraft aeronautical engineer
engineer of aircraft and space vehicles aerospace engineer
French engineer who constructed the Eiffel Tower (1832-1923) Alexandre Gustave Eiffel , Eiffel
engineer concerned with the design and construction of automobiles automotive engineer
United States rocket engineer (born in Germany where he designed a missile used against England); he led the United States Army team that put the first American satellite into space (1912-1977) Braun , von Braun , Wernher Magnus Maximilian von Braun , Wernher von Braun
English engineer who developed a method of preserving food by sterilizing it with heat and sealing it inside a steel container--the first tin can (1768-1855) Bryan Donkin , Donkin
United States electrical engineer who designed an early analogue computer and who led the scientific program of the United States during World War II (1890-1974) Bush , Vannevar Bush
United States railroad engineer who died trying to stop his train from crashing into another train; a friend wrote a famous ballad describing the incident (1864-1900) Casey Jones , John Luther Jones , Jones
United States electrical engineer who made numerous automotive improvements (including the electric starter) (1876-1958) Charles Franklin Kettering , Charles Kettering , Kettering
United States electrical engineer and inventor (born in Germany) (1865-1923) Charles Proteus Steinmetz , Steinmetz
engineer trained to design and construct and maintain public works (roads or bridges or harbors etc.) civil engineer
United States electrical engineer who pioneered mathematical communication theory (1916-2001) Claude E. Shannon , Claude Elwood Shannon , Claude Shannon , Shannon
English electrical engineer who founded a company that introduced many innovative products (born in 1940) Clive Sinclair , Sinclair , Sir Clive Marles Sinclair
Italian painter and sculptor and engineer and scientist and architect; the most versatile genius of the Italian Renaissance (1452-1519) da Vinci , Leonardo , Leonardo da Vinci
German engineer and automobile manufacturer who produced the first high-speed internal combustion engine (1834-1900) Daimler , Gottlieb Daimler
United States civil engineer noted for designing suspension bridges (including the George Washington Bridge) (1886-1960) David Barnard Steinman , Steinman
United States electrical engineer who in 1907 patented the first triode vacuum tube, which made it possible to detect and amplify radio waves (1873-1961) De Forest , Father of Radio , Lee De Forest
German engineer (born in France) who invented the diesel engine (1858-1913) Diesel , Rudolf Christian Karl Diesel , Rudolf Diesel
United States electrical engineer who devised the Dolby system used to reduce background noise in tape recording Dolby , Ray M. Dolby
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