Aeronautical Engineers Born in March

  March is overflowing with birthdays of engineers who made history in the United States, and we want to highlight the achievements of these inspiring engineers: Kalpana Chawla was born March 17, 1962 in Karnal, India. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in aeronautical engineering in India, and later on moved to the United …

African-American Pioneers in Engineering You Should Know About

    February is African-American History Month. As such, it is the perfect opportunity to highlight the engineering achievements of African-Americans who, although they may have contended with racism, societal inequality, and discrimination, worked hard to overcome obstacles and accomplished great things in the field of engineering. Walter Brathwaite, an American engineer who was born …

The History of Mechanical Engineering

    Did you know that mechanical engineering is one of the oldest branches of engineering? If you are in the mood for some history, please read on! It is not a secret that there are many different types of engineering branches, however mechanical engineering is one of the most diverse and versatile engineering fields. …

Ancient Marvels in Engineering

When we think of engineering, we tend to think of modern, high-tech design. But many technological advances were made possible by the solid foundations of design and engineering of yesterday. Here are some of the most innovative engineering feats of their time: Aqueducts: The Romans had access to public toilets, underground sewage systems, public baths, …

5 Famous Civil Engineers You Should Know

Gustave Eiffel (1832-1923): A renowned French civil engineer and architect, Gustave Eiffel is remembered as “the Magician of Iron.” Can you guess which famous iron structure this magician cast? Indeed, his masterpiece is the Eiffel Tower. During and after its construction, thinkers of the time criticized the tower’s ambitious design. Some even protested the tower, …