Engineering Hall of Fame Inductees

Civil Engineer
Information Technology Engineer
Materials Engineer
Measurement and Instrumentation Engineer
Mechanical Engineer
Mining Engineer
Naval Architect
Water Engineer
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Sir John Parker GBE FREng (born 1942)

Sir John Parker GBE FREng (born 1942)

Naval Architect and Mechanical Engineer who became President of the Royal Academy of Engineering, following his extensive CEO career in Shipbuilding and Engineering, serving on the Boards of over 20 quoted Companies, including Chairing six FTSE100 plc’s, and Chairing the Court of the Bank of...
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Dame Stephanie Shirley CH BSc FREng (born 1933)

Dame Stephanie Shirley CH BSc FREng (born 1933)

A stateless Kindertransport refugee child, Dame Stephanie was raised in the UK from the age of five and took British citizenship as soon as she was 18. As a software engineer, IT entrepreneur and venture philanthropist she built a hugely successful company then used her...
Ludwik Finkelstein
Ludwik Finkelstein OBE FREng (1929-2011)

Ludwik Finkelstein OBE FREng (1929-2011)

Engineer, scientist and educationist who became a world authority on measurement and a founder of City University, London. City of London Connections Granted asylum by Britain at the end of the 2nd World War, Ludwik Finkelstein already had a London Matriculation Certificate gained overseas by...
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David Kirkaldy (1820-1897)

David Kirkaldy (1820-1897)

Mechanical and materials engineer who established the world’s first independent commercial materials testing laboratory in Southwark, now open as a working museum, Kirkaldy’s Testing Works. City of London Connections Born in Dundee, Scotland to a merchant family and educated at the University of Edinburgh. Apprenticed...
Sir Henry Bessemer (1813-1898)

Sir Henry Bessemer (1813-1898)

Engineer and inventor of the “Bessemer Process” for mass produced high quality steel, transforming industry and creating wealth for many. City of London Connections Sir Henry Bessemer was an Honorary Freeman of the City of London, and Murray Craig (Clerk to the Chamberlain’s Court) has...
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John Rennie (1761-1821)

John Rennie (1761-1821)

Rennie was born near East Linton, 20 miles east of Edinburgh. He played truant from school to watch Andrew Meikle, the local millwright and inventor of the threshing machine, and began to work there when he was 12, while continuing his education. He studied at the...
Portrait of Sir Hugh Myddelton (1560-1631)
Sir Hugh Myddelton (1560-1631)

Sir Hugh Myddelton (1560-1631)

Civil, water and mining engineer who brought clean water to the City of London with the New River scheme, transforming the health and quality of life of London’s citizens. City of London Connections Myddelton was born in Denbigh, North Wales and moved to London in...
Coat of Arms - Worshipful Company of Ironmongers (100 x 100)
Coat of Arms - Worshipful Company of Armourers and Brasiers (100 x 100)
Armourers and Brasiers
Coat of Arms - Worshipful Company of Shipwrights (100 x 100)
Coat of Arms - Worshipful Company of Scientific Instrument Makers (100 x 100)
Scientific Instrument Makers
Coat of Arms - Worshipful Company of Engineers (100 x 100)
Coat of Arms - Worshipful Company of Information Technologists (100 x 100)
Information Technologists
Coat of Arms - Worshipful Company of Water Conservators (100 x 100)
Water Conservators