1962 – She was born on the 7th day of March of this year in Karnal, Haryana, India. Kalpana Chawla studied aeronautical engineering at Punjab Engineering College in Chandigarh, India. 1982 – She earned her Bachelor of Science degree. She was one of the three girls in the school at the time. She moved ..
1861 – John Joseph Carty was born at Cambridge, MA, on the 14th of April. 1879 – Carty entered the service of the Bell Telephone Co, when the telephone had just been invented. His first work was in Boston, MA. He received a job as operator in the Boston exchange, at five dollars a week. ..
1936 – Born on July 2nd. Albert Carnesale is a distinguished scholar with outstanding administrative skills and abilities, and he has demonstrated an impressive degree of willingness and enthusiasm to participate in the shared governance of this university. 1981-1991 – He held the Lucius N. Littauer Professorship of Public Policy and Administration at Harvard’s John ..
1753 – Born on May 13th in Nolay, France. French mathematician, politician and engineer. 1797 – He was ousted from the Directory in the coup of 18 Fructidor. 1800 – He was the French Minister of War under Napoleon Bonaparte. 1803 – He wrote the books: La métaphysique du calcul infinitésimal and Géométrie de position. ..
1904 – Born on August 5th in Clinton, Iowa. Donald Campbell was one of four Exxon Research & Engineering Co. (ER&E) inventors who revolutionized the petroleum industry through fluid catalytic cracking, a process that greatly increases the yield of high-octane gasoline from crude oil. – He first attended Iowa State University, then MIT ..
1890 – Born on March 11th in Everett, Massachusetts. American electrical engineer and administrator who developed the Differential Analyzer and oversaw government mobilization of scientific research during World War II. 1913 – Bush received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in mathematics from Tufts College (Medford, Massachusetts). 1916 – He returned to graduate studies and received ..
1891 – Born on January 6th in Beccles, England. British machinist, trade unionist, communist leader. 1910 – Buck immigrated to Canada in search of a better living. – He was soon immersed in radical working-class politics in Toronto. 1921 – Buck later claimed to have been a founding member of the Communist ..
1887 – Oliver Ellsworth Buckley was born in Sloan, Iowa on the 8th of August. 1909 – Buckley received his preliminary education at public schools and was graduated B.S. at Grinnell (Iowa) College. 1914 – He joined the Western Electric Co. as a research physicist. 1925 – Buckley served as assistant director of research. 1933 ..
1777 – William Brunton was born on May 26th in Lochwinnoch. Scottish engineer and inventor. 1796-1808 – He was a mechanic at Boulton & Watt and left there for the Butterley Ironworks. 1813 – Constructed a remarkable locomotive at the Butterley ironworks near Alfreston, Derbyshire. 1814 – William devised a four-wheel steam locomotive the drive ..
1880 – James Wares Bryce was born on the 5th of September in New York City. He was an American engineer and inventor. – He studied for three years at College of the City of New York before taking a draftsman position. – He later took a position at IBM and was a ..