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...
William Murdoch
William Murdoch (sometimes spelled Murdock) (21 August 1754 – 15 November 1839) was a Scottish engineer and long-term inventor.Murdoch was employed by the firm of Boulton and Watt and worked for them ...
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John Addison (engineer)
The statutory notice system in Edinburgh, Scotland, was instituted after a series of incidents in the 1990s culminating in a serious accident in 1999 in which a person was killed. Statutory notices re...
Anthony Inglis (shipbuilder)
Anthony Inglis, (1813–1884) was a Scottish journeyman blacksmith, engineer and shipbuilder who set-up and managed the well known shipyard A. & J. Inglis in Pointhouse Glasgow together with his bro...
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John Muir
John Muir (/mjʊər/; April 21, 1838 – December 24, 1914) was a Scottish-American naturalist, author, and early advocate of preservation of wilderness in the United States. His letters, essays, and boo...
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James Beaumont Neilson
James Beaumont Neilson (June 22, 1792 – January 18, 1865) was a Scottish inventor whose hot-blast process greatly increased the efficiency of smelting iron.
He was the son of the engineer Wa...
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Andrew Abercromby
Andrew F. J. Abercromby (born 12 May 1980) is a biomedical engineer working on the design and testing of spacesuit systems and rovers for future exploration of the solar system. He works for Wyle Int...
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Robert Wilson (engineer)
Robert Wilson (10 September 1803 – 28 July 1882) was a Scottish fisherman's son who left school at the age of nine. He became an engineer and invented the screw propeller, demonstrating it in 1827, al...
Graeme Haldane
Thomas Graeme Nelson Haldane, known as Graeme Haldane, (14 December 1897 – 24 June 1981) was a Scottish engineer.He was the son of Sir William Haldane and his wife Edith Nelson. He was a nephew of El...
James Walker (engineer)
James Walker FRS, (14 September 1781 – 8 October 1862) was an influential Scottish civil engineer.Born in Falkirk, he was apprenticed to his uncle Ralph Walker. Around 1800 they worked on the design a...
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Robert Thom (engineer)
Robert Thom (1774-1847) was a Scottish civil engineer who worked upon major hydraulic projects on the Isle of Bute and Inverclyde. On Bute, he created aqueducts to increase the flow of water which po...
John Macgregor
John Macgregor (1802–1858) was a Scottish shipbuilder.
John Macgregor was christened on 24 August 1802 at Fintry, Stirlingshire. He was the third son of James Macgregor a clockmaker and Annie McNi...
David Napier (marine engineer)
This article is about the marine engineer. For other people of the same name see David Napier (disambiguation)David Napier (1790–1869) was a Scottish marine engineer.Napier began in his father's works...
Hugh Smellie
Hugh Smellie (3 March 1840 in Ayr – 19 April 1891 at Bridge of Allan) was a Scottish engineer. He was locomotive superintendent of the Maryport and Carlisle Railway from 1870–1878, the Gla...
Dorothée Pullinger
Dorothée Aurélie Marianne Pullinger, MBE (13 January 1894 – 28 January 1986) was a pioneering automobile engineer and businesswoman.
Born in Saint-Aubin-sur-Scie, Seine Inférieure, France, she wa...
Jimmy Hood
James "Jimmy" Hood (born 16 May 1948) is a British Labour Party politician, who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Lanark and Hamilton East since 2005. He was first elected in 1987, as MP for ...
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William Mylne
William Mylne (1734–1790) was a Scottish architect and engineer. He is best known as the builder of the North Bridge, which links the Old and New Towns of Edinburgh, Scotland. He was the younger...
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James Young (Scottish chemist)
James Young (13 July 1811 – 13 May 1883) was a Scottish chemist best known for his method of distilling paraffin from coal and oil shales.
James Young was born in the Drygate area of Glasgow, the ...
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Robert Francis Fairlie
Robert Francis Fairlie (born either March 1831 or 5 April 1830, in Glasgow, died 31 July 1885, in London) was a Scottish-born railway engineer.
Fairlie was born in Glasgow, the son of T. Archibald...
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Benjamin Connor
Benjamin Connor or Benjamin Conner was Locomotive Superintendent of the Caledonian Railway from 1856 to 1876. He was born in Glasgow in 1813 and died there on 3 February 1876.
Conner was apprentic...
Ian MacGregor
Sir Ian Kinloch MacGregor, KBE (21 September 1912 – 13 April 1998) was a Scottish-American metallurgist and industrialist, most famous in the UK for his controversial tenure at British Steel and his c...
Henry Dyer
Henry Dyer (August 23, 1848 – September 25, 1918) was a Scottish engineer who contributed much to founding Western-style technical education in Japan and Anglo-Japanese relations.
Henry Dye...
James Robert Napier
James Robert Napier, FRS (12 September 1821 – 13 December 1879), engineer and inventor of Napier's diagram, a tool for nautical navigation.
James Robert Napier was born in Camlachie, Glasgow...
Thomas Newbigging
Thomas Newbigging (30 September 1833 – 1914) was a Scottish historian, writer and engineer.
Newbigging was born in 1833 in Glasgow, Scotland, and was raised initially in Gatehouse of Fleet. When h...