Thomas Wheatley (locomotive engineer)
Thomas Wheatley was born in Micklefield, Leeds in 1821. He worked for several British railway companies and rose to become a Locomotive Superintendent at the London and North Western Railway (LNWR) an...
William Ripper
William Ripper (1853-1937) was principal of Sheffield Technical School when it merged with other institutions to create the University of Sheffield and he was acting Vice-Chancellor of the University ...
Herbert Akroyd Stuart
Herbert Akroyd-Stuart (28 January 1864, Halifax Yorkshire, England - 19 February 1927, Halifax) was an English inventor who is noted for his invention of the hot bulb engine, or heavy oil engine.
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Oliver Bulleid
Oliver Vaughan Snell Bulleid (19 September 1882 – 25 April 1970) was a British railway and mechanical engineer best known as the Chief Mechanical Engineer (CME) of the Southern Railway between 19...
Arthur Peppercorn
Arthur Henry Peppercorn, OBE (29 January 1889 – 3 March 1951) was the last Chief Mechanical Engineer (CME) of the London and North Eastern Railway.
Arthur Peppercorn was born in Leominster in 1889...
James Sidney Drewry
James Sidney Drewry (1883 – 14 December 1952) was a British engineer, born at Clapton, London.
James Sidney Drewry was the son of Charles Stewart Drewry and Julia Fava Wood. He married Mabel May H...
Andrew Vivian
Andrew Vivian (1759–1842) was a British mechanical engineer, inventor, and mine captain of the Dolcoath mine in Cornwall, England.In partnership with his cousin Richard Trevithick, the inventor of the...
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Costa Panayi
Costa Panayi (born 11 October 1957, Stretford, Lancashire, England) was a computer game programmer during the 1980s. He founded Vortex Software with Paul Canter, publishing games for the ZX Spectrum, ...
Ann Dowling
Dame Ann Patricia Dowling DBE, FRS, FREng (born 15 July 1952) is a British mechanical engineer who researches combustion, acoustics and vibration, focusing on efficient, low-emission combustion and re...
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Frederick Bramwell
Sir Frederick Joseph Bramwell, 1st Baronet FRS FRSA (17 March 1818 – 30 November 1903) was a British civil and mechanical engineer. He became a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1873 and served as presid...
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Robert Absalom Thom
Robert Absalom Thom (14 June 1873-2 November 1955) was the final Locomotive, Carriage and Wagon Superintendent of the Lancashire, Derbyshire and East Coast Railway, and became a key figure in the loco...
Percy G. B. Westmacott
Percy Graham Buchanan Westmacott (1830 Edinburgh - 10 September 1917) was a British mechanical engineer.He was apprenticed to Miller, Ravenhill and Co, Blackwall. In 1851 he joined the William Armstr...
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Ivor Tiefenbrun
Ivor Sigmund Tiefenbrun MBE (born March 1946) is the founder and Chairman of Linn Products Ltd, Glasgow, Scotland-based manufacturers of hi-fi audio equipment and home theatre equipment. He was a very...
Charles Sacré
Charles Reboul Sacré (4 September 1831 – 3 August 1889) was an English engineer, Engineer and Superintendent of the Locomotive and Stores Department of the Manchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire...
Harry Ricardo
Sir Harry Ricardo (26 January 1885 – 18 May 1974) was one of the foremost engine designers and researchers in the early years of the development of the internal combustion engine.Among his many other ...
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William Adams (locomotive engineer)
William Adams (1823–1904) was the Locomotive Superintendent of the North London Railway from 1858 to 1873; the Great Eastern Railway from 1873 until 1878 and the London and South Western Railway from ...
Henry Maudslay
Henry Maudslay (pronunciation and spelling) (22 August 1771 – 14 February 1831) was a British machine tool innovator, tool and die maker, and inventor. He is considered a founding father of machine to...
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Francis Webb (engineer)
Francis William Webb (21 May 1836–4 June 1906) was a British engineer responsible for the design and manufacture of locomotives for the London and North Western Railway (LNWR). Webb was born in ...
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William Stanier
Sir William Arthur Stanier, FRS (27 May 1876 - 27 September 1965) was Chief Mechanical Engineer of the London, Midland and Scottish Railway.
He was born in Swindon, where his father worked for th...
Nigel Gresley
Sir Herbert Nigel Gresley (19 June 1876 – 5 April 1941) was one of Britain's most famous steam locomotive engineers, who rose to become Chief Mechanical Engineer (CME) of the London and North Eastern ...
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Richard V. Southwell
Sir Richard Vynne Southwell, FRS (2 July 1888 – 9 December 1970) was a British mathematician who specialised in applied mechanics as an engineering science academic.
Richard Southwell was educated...
Frederick W. Lanchester
Frederick William Lanchester, Hon FRAeS FRS (23 October 1868 – 8 March 1946) was an English polymath and engineer who made important contributions to automotive engineering, aerodynamics and co-invent...
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Richard Trevithick
Richard Trevithick (13 April 1771 – 22 April 1833) was a British inventor and mining engineer from Cornwall, England. Born in the mining heartland of Cornwall, Trevithick was immersed in mining and en...
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Institution of Mechanical Engineers
The Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) is an independent engineering society, headquartered in central London, that represents mechanical engineers. With over 106,000 members in 140 countrie...
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