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Darby built the bridge in the Shropshire town of Ironbridge. It was inevitable really.
Andrew S. Grove is Senior Advisor to Executive Management. Previously Grove was Chairman of the Board of Intel Corporation from May 1997 to May 2005. From 1987 to 1998 he served as the company’s CEO and from 1979 to 1997 he served as President. Prior to participating in the founding of Intel in 1968 with Robert Noyce and Gordon Moore he worked as the Assistant Director of Research and Development for Fairchild Semiconductor
Designer of the SR-71. He played a leading role in the design of over forty aircraft including several that were honored with the prestigious Collier Trophy.
& the writer of BIOS for the original IBM PC
& inventor of the control-alt-del key combo
She deserves a mention here, an amazing and courageous woman.
Civil engineer and mechanical engineer
Electrical engineer. Inventor, pioneer of AC power
Moore co-founded Intel in 1968. He became president and CEO in 1975 and held that post until elected chairman and CEO in 1979. Moore is widely known for 'Moore's Law'.
In which in 1965 he predicted that the number of components the industry would be able to place on a computer chip would double every year. In 1975, he updated his prediction to once every two years.
Civil engineer. He has published articles on designing buildings for high wind resistance.
Civil and structural engineer. Brunel achieved many engineering "firsts", including assisting in the building of the first tunnel under a navigable river and development of SS Great Britain, the first propeller-driven ocean-going iron ship, which was at the time also the largest ship ever built.
Civil engineer. His work formed the basis of the modern United Kingdom water supply industry.
Civil engineer. Modern road construction still reflects McAdam's influence. Of subsequent improvements, the most significant was the introduction of tar (originally coal tar) to bind the road surface's stones together – "tarmac" (for Tar Macadam)
Civil engineer. He helped relieve the city from cholera epidemics.
Civil engineer. He was a major pioneer of railway development in the 19th century.
AFlorentine & High Renaissance Engineer. Conceptualised concentrated solar power and a calculator etc.
Civil engineer. Also invented the multi-tubular steam-engine boiler.
Civil engineer. Knighted by Queen Victoria for services to engineering
Civil engineer. Also designed several other English bridges
Considered the "father" of engineering mechanics. He wrote many of the seminal works in the areas of engineering mechanics, elasticity and strength of materials, many of which are still widely used today.
Electrical engineer. Later returned to finish school
Played a major role in the U.S. Civil War, rising to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the Union Army; observing Confederate movements via balloon reconnaissance prior to Gettysburg and informing Union tactics at Little Round Top
Civil engineer. He was among the earliest designers of suspension bridges. Internationally, he is revered for his design of the Széchenyi Chain Bridge.
Regarded as a founding figure of bioengineering and the "Founder of Modern Biomechanics
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