Scottish Engineering Hall of Fame
The Scottish Engineering Hall of Fame honours "those engineers from, or closely associated with, Scotland who have achieved, or deserve to achieve, greatness", selected by an independent panel represe...
National Library of Scotland
The National Library of Scotland (Scottish Gaelic: Leabharlann Nàiseanta na h-Alba, Scots: Naitional Leebrar o Scotland) is the legal deposit library of Scotland and is one of the country's Na...
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The 72 names on the Eiffel Tower
On the Eiffel Tower, seventy-two names of French scientists, engineers, and mathematicians are engraved in recognition of their contributions. Gustave Eiffel chose this "invocation of science" because...
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Collegiate Inventors Competition
The National Inventors Hall of Fame (NIHF) is an American not-for-profit organization dedicated to the inventors and their inventions. Founded in 1973, its primary mission is to "honor the women and m...
Marc Seguin
Marc Seguin (20 April 1786 – 24 February 1875) was a French engineer, inventor of the wire-cable suspension bridge and the multi-tubular steam-engine boiler. He was born in Annonay, Ardèche to M...
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Women in Technology International
Women in Technology International (WITI) is a worldwide organization dedicated to the advancement of women in business and technology. It was established in 1989 by Carolyn Leighton as an email-based ...
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Eugène Schneider
Joseph Eugène Schneider (29 March 1805 – 27 November 1875) was a French industrialist who in 1836 co-founded the Schneider company with his brother Adolphe Schneider.
He was born in Bidestroff, in...
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Jérôme Lalande
Joseph Jérôme Lefrançois de Lalande ([lalɑ̃d]; 11 July 1732 – 4 April 1807) was a French astronomer, freemason and writer.
Lalande was born at Bourg-en-Bresse (now in the département of Ain) to Pi...
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Henri Tresca
Henri Édouard Tresca (October 12, 1814 – June 21, 1885) was a French mechanical engineer, and a professor at the Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers in Paris.He is the father of the field of pl...
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Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac
Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac (/ˌɡeɪləˈsæk/; [ʒɔzɛf lwi ɡɛlysak]; also Louis Joseph Gay-Lussac; 6 December 1778 – 9 May 1850) was a French chemist and physicist. He is known mostly for two laws related to g...
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Military Intelligence Hall of Fame
The Military Intelligence Hall of Fame is a Hall of Fame established by the Military Intelligence Corps of the United States Army in 1988 to honor soldiers and civilians who have made exceptional cont...
Gaspard de Prony
Gaspard Clair François Marie Riche de Prony (July 22, 1755 - July 29, 1839) was a French mathematician and engineer, who worked on hydraulics. He was born at Chamelet, Beaujolais, France and died in A...
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Jean-Victor Poncelet
Jean-Victor Poncelet (July 1, 1788 – December 22, 1867) was a French engineer and mathematician who served most notably as the commandant general of the École polytechnique. He is considered a r...
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Jacques Antoine Charles Bresse
Jacques Antoine Charles Bresse (9 October 1822, Vienne, Isère – 22 May 1883) was a French civil engineer who specialized in the design and use of hydraulic motors. Bresse graduated from the Écol...
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Eugène Belgrand
Eugène Belgrand (23 April 1810 – 8 April 1878) was a French engineer who made significant contributions to the modernization of the Parisian sewer system during the 19th century rebuilding of Pa...
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Jean-Baptiste-Charles-Joseph Bélanger
Jean-Baptiste Charles Joseph Bélanger (4 April 1790 – 8 May 1874) was a French applied mathematician who worked in the areas of hydraulics and hydrodynamics. He was a professor at the École Cen...
Hippolyte Fizeau
Armand Hippolyte Louis Fizeau (23 September 1819 – 18 September 1896) was a French physicist, best known for measuring the speed of light in a namesake experiment.
Fizeau was born in Paris to Loui...
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Antoine César Becquerel
Antoine César Becquerel (March 7, 1788 – January 18, 1878) was a French scientist and a pioneer in the study of electric and luminescent phenomena.
He was born at Châtillon-sur-Loing (today ...
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John Elder (shipbuilder)
John Elder (1824–1869) was a Scottish marine engineer and shipbuilder. He was born at Glasgow on 8 March 1824. His family was connected with Kinross, where, for several generations, his forefathers ha...
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Thomas Telford
Thomas Telford FRS, FRSE (1757–1834) was a Scottish civil engineer, architect and stonemason, and a noted road, bridge and canal builder. After establishing himself as an engineer of road and canal pr...
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Jimmy Wales
Jimmy Donal "Jimbo" Wales (/ˈdʒɪmi ˈdoʊnəl ˈweɪlz/; born August 7, 1966) is an American Internet entrepreneur best known as the co-founder and promoter of the online non-profit encyclopedia Wikipedia ...
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Danny Cohen (engineer)
Danny Cohen (born in Israel) is a computer scientist specializing in computer networking.He was involved in the ARPAnet project and helped develop some fundamental applications for the Internet.Cohen ...
Marie François Xavier Bichat
Marie François Xavier Bichat (November 14, 1771 – July 22, 1802) was a French anatomist and physiologist who is best remembered as the father of modern histology and descriptive anatomy. Despite worki...
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Jules Jamin
Jules Célestin Jamin (31 May 1818, Termes, Ardennes - 12 February 1886) was a French physicist. He was professor of physics at École Polytechnique from 1852 to 1881 and received the Rumford Medal in...
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Augustin-Jean Fresnel
Augustin-Jean Fresnel (/freɪˈnɛl/ fray-NEL; [ɔ.ɡy.stɛ̃ ʒɑ̃ fʁɛ.nɛl]; 1788–1827), was a French engineer and physicist who contributed significantly to the establishment of the theory of wave optics. Fr...
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