The Professional Engineer - Promoting professional engineering

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Engineers from the Past

James Watt The 18th century engineer and inventor who started the Industrial Revolution.
John Smeaton 18th century 'father of civil engineering' and designer of the Eddystone Light.
Thomas Telford 18/19th century engineer for roads, bridges and canals.
Isambard Kingdom Brunel 19th century designer of railways, bridges and ships
Robert Stephenson 19th Century founder of the Stevenson dynasty of lighthouse engineers in Scotland.
Neville Shute 20th century aeronautical engineer and novelist.
Stanley Hooker 20th century aircraft engine designer.
R. J. Mitchell 20th century designer of the Spitfire and other important aircraft.
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Scottish Engineering Hall of Fame

The Scottish Engineering Hall of Fame celebrates and honours those engineers from Scotland who have achieved greatness.