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William Alexander Brooks

William Alexander Brooks’s biography, age, height, fact, career, awards, net worth, salary, income, family tree, personal life and life story.

Brysson Cunningham

Dr Brysson Cunningham FRSE DSc MICE (1868-1950) was a Scottish civil engineer and author specialising in harbour and dock design and operation. In the early 20th century he was generally viewed as the authority in this field.

Thomas Stanton

Thomas Stanton’s biography, age, height, fact, career, awards, net worth, salary, income, family tree, personal life and life story.

William Buddicom

William Barber Buddicom est né à Everton, maintenant un district de Liverpool (Merseyside) le 1 juillet 1816, il est le fils du pasteur Robert Pedder Buddicom (1781-1846) de Ellin Barber son épouse. Après une vie d’ingénieur et d’entrepreneur du début des chemins de fer sur le continent, il est décédé à 71 ans le 4 août 1887 dans sa propriété de Penbedw-Hall dans le comté de Flint au Nord Pays de Galles. Il avait épousé à Rouen, le 28 mai 1845, Marie Jeanne Hownam (1822-1892) dont il a eu six enfants. Il a été nommé Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur par Louis-Philippe I en remerciement des services rendus à la France.

Hank Levy (computer scientist)

Henry M. “Hank” Levy is an American computer scientist. He holds the Wissner-Slivka Chair in Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Washington (U.W.).

Alistair Sutcliffe

Alistair G. Sutcliffe (born 1951) is a British scientist and Emeritus Professor of Systems Engineering at the School of Informatics of the University of Manchester, specialized in requirements engineering, user interface design and safety-critical systems.

Gretar Tryggvason

Gretar Tryggvason is the Viola D. Hank Professor of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering Department at the University of Notre Dame. He is known for developing a front tracking method to simulate multiphase flows and free surface flows. Tryggvason is the Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Computational Physics.

Gregory Yob

Gregory Yob (June 18, 1945 – October 13, 2005) was an American computer game designer.

Gordon R. Glennan

Gordon R. Glennan was an American sound engineer. He was nominated for an Academy Award in the category Sound Recording for the film Friendly Persuasion.

George F. Titterton

George F. Titterton (19 August 1904 in New York City, New York – 12 January 1998) was a design engineer and Senior Vice-President of the Grumman Corporation.

George Bugliarello

George Bugliarello, President Emeritus (having served as president from 1973 to 1994), Institute Professor and former chancellor (1994–2003) of the Polytechnic Institute of NYU (formerly Polytechnic University), was an engineer and educator with a broad background ranging from fluid mechanics to computer languages, the environment, biomedical engineering and science policy. He held a Doctor of Science degree in engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and was awarded honorary degrees from Carnegie-Mellon University, the University of Trieste, the Milwaukee School of Engineering, the Illinois Institute of Technology, Pace University, Trinity College, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and the University of Minnesota.
At the time of his death, Dr. Bugliarello was serving his second four-year term as Foreign Secretary of the National Academy of Engineering, of which he had been a member since 1987. He was a lifetime National Associate of The National Academies and served as chair of the National Academy of Engineering Council’s International Affairs Committee.
During his career, he served as chairman of the Board of Science and Technology for International Development (BOSTID) of the National Academy of Sciences and as chairman of the National Medal of Technology Nomination Evaluation Committee. He chaired the Advisory Panel for Technology Transfer to the Middle East of the Office of Technology Assessment, and also the Committee on Science, Engineering and Public Policy (COSEPP) of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He served as chair of the Board on Infrastructure and the Constructed Environment of the National Research Council, and of the National Academies Megacities project for the Habitat II conference. He also served as chair of the National Academies steering committee on the Megacities. Other committee service included the U.S. National Academies-Russian Academy of Sciences Committee on Terrorism Confronting the U.S. and Russia and co-chairmanship of a joint Russian-American Task Force on Urban Security.
Dr. Bugliarello’s international experience included consultantships abroad for OECD as reviewer of the science policy of several countries, and for UNESCO, assignments as specialist for the U.S. Department of State in Central Africa, the holding of a NATO Senior Faculty Fellowship at the Technical University of Berlin, membership on the U.S.-Egypt Joint Consultative Committee of the National Academy of Sciences, and membership on the Scientific Committee of the Summer School on Environmental Dynamics in Venice. He had been the U.S. member of the Science for Stability Steering Committee, and of the Science for Peace Steering Committee, of the Scientific Affairs Division of NATO.
He was co-founder and co-editor of Technology in Society – An International Journal, Interim Editor-in-Chief of The Bridge (the quarterly publication of the National Academy of Engineering), served on several editorial advisory boards, authored over three hundred professional papers, and was the author, co-author or editor of numerous books.
He was a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers, the American Society of Engineering Education, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the New York Academy of Sciences, and the Biomedical Engineering Society, and a Founding Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering.

George A. Stephen

George A. Stephen, Sr. (February 26, 1921 – February 11, 1993) was an American inventor, entrepreneur, and the founder of Weber-Stephen Products Co., the company best known for the manufacturing of charcoal and gas grills. Stephen is credited with the invention of the Weber Kettle grill by cutting a metal buoy in half and fashioning a dome shaped grill with a rounded lid, which he began selling in 1952.

Gene Spafford

Eugene Howard Spafford (born 1956), commonly known as Spaf, is an American professor of computer science at Purdue University and a leading computer security expert.
A historically significant Internet figure, he is renowned for first analyzing the Morris Worm, one of the earliest computer worms, and his role in the Usenet backbone cabal. Spafford was a member of the President’s Information Technology Advisory Committee 2003-2005, has been an advisor to the National Science Foundation (NSF), and serves as an advisor to over a dozen other government agencies and major corporations.

Gene Salvay

Melvin Eugene “Gene” Salvay (November 15, 1919 – April 8, 2016) was an American aircraft engineer.

Gary L. Bennett

Gary L. Bennett (born January 17, 1940) is an American scientist and engineer, specializing in aerospace and energy. He has worked for NASA and the US Department of Energy (DOE) on advanced space power systems and advanced space propulsion systems. His professional career has included work on the Voyager, Galileo, and Ulysses space missions, and is currently working as a consultant in aerospace power and propulsion systems. He is also a science fiction author (The Star Sailors).

Gary Kremen

Gary Kremen (born 1963) is an American engineer and entrepreneur who invented online dating, founded the personals site, was the first registrant of and founder of Clean Power Finance, and is the current chair of the Santa Clara Valley Water District. Since 1993, Kremen has been a private and angel Investor in over 50 companies (individually or through venture capital funds), of which several have gone public or had liquidity events.

Frederic G. Donner

Frederic Garrett Donner (October 4, 1902 – February 28, 1987) was chairman and CEO of the General Motors Corporation from September 1, 1958, to October 31, 1967.
He graduated from the University of Michigan with a degree in economics, worked briefly for a Chicago accounting firm, and then joined General Motors’s New York staff as an accountant in 1926, and worked there for 32 years.
He became Assistant Treasurer in 1934 and in 1941, at 38, he became one of the youngest GM executives ever to reach a vice-presidency. In 1956 he was named executive vice president for finance. He served as an officer of General Motors from 1941 until 1958, when he became Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.
Donner presided over a major reorganization of GM’s Board of Directors to include more representation from outside the corporation. During his tenure GM achieved record sales and profits.
He was at the helm when GM expanded its product line with 12 new passenger cars, including the Nova, Chevelle, Firebird, Century, Riviera, Camaro, Pontiac LeMans, Cutlass, and Eldorado.
Donner was the author of The worldwide industrial enterprise; its challenge and promise.
Donner was inducted into the Automotive Hall of Fame in 1994.

Frank K. Spain

Frank Kyle Spain (November 29, 1927 – April 25, 2006) was an American inventor and television engineer. He is best known for founding and building WTVA, an NBC affiliate in Tupelo, Mississippi.

Floyd Dunn

Floyd Dunn (April 14, 1924 – January 24, 2015) was an American electrical engineer who made contributions to all aspects of the interaction of ultrasound and biological media. Dr. Dunn was a member of Scientific Committee 66 of the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements as well as many FDA, NIH, AIUM, and ASA committees. He collaborated with scientists in the UK, Japan, China and Post-Soviet states.