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Samuel Polk

Samuel Polk (July 5, 1772 – December 3, 1827) was an American surveyor, slave owner, and the father of U.S. President James Knox Polk. His slaves included Elias Polk.

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.

Gustav Maass (architect)

Gustav Adam Maass Jr. (1893–1964) was an American architect working primarily in the Mediterranean Revival style who designed public buildings and private homes in and around Palm Beach, Florida, from the 1920s until his death in 1964.

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.

Samuel Ware

Samuel Ware (1781-1860) was a British architect, who worked for the sixth Duke of Devonshire on his properties in England and Ireland.

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 P. B. Alderman

George P. B. Alderman (1862–1929) was an American architect who was very active in western Massachusetts and Connecticut during the late 19th and early 20th Century.

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 E. A. Hallett

Colonel George Eustace Amyot Hallett (May 9, 1890 – June 2, 1982) was a pioneer aviator. He and John Cyril Porte planned to make the first transatlantic flight. They were going to use a flying boat commissioned by Rodman Wanamaker, but were prevented by the start of World War I. In 1919 the transatlantic flight of Alcock and Brown set the record that they hoped to achieve.

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.