Scottish Engineering Hall of Fame 2014 Inductees
John Rennie (1761-1821), civil engineer; prolific designer of canals, aqueducts, bridges, harbours and dockyards.
Rennie's work designing and supervising canals, bridges and dockyards established his reputation as one of the greatest civil engineers of his time...
Reverend Doctor Robert Stirling (1790-1878), engineer and inventor of the Stirling engine.
The Church of Scotland minister who had engineering in his blood made his name by inventing a revolutionary type of engine, increasingly being applied today for many new power sources . . ..
Robert Napier (1791-1876), shipbuilder and engine designer - "The Father of Clyde Shipbuilding"
Robert Napier built a shipbuilding and engine business that established Glasgow and the Clyde as the world's centre of excellence in shipbuilding. . ..
Thomas Graham Brown (b. 1933), developed the first practical ultrasound machine, the Compound Contact Scanner, to pioneer ultrasound diagnoses in obstetrics and gynaecology.
Tom Brown was the engineer behind the invention of medical ultrasound. His patents lodged in 1958 set the new world standard for diagnostic techniques in obstetrics and gynaecology...