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Yoav Sarig (born July 27, 1937) is an Israeli scientist, inventor and agricultural engineer. He is an expert in the field of mechanical harvesting of fruit, and is the holder of several patents for mechanical apparatus for the harvesting and processing of jojoba beans, pecan nuts and pomegranates. Sarig was born in Tel-Aviv. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the Technion
12 Dec 2022
Yehia Massoud (born 1968) is an Egyptian-American Scientist. As of January 1, 2018, he is the Dean of the School of Systems and Enterprises at Stevens Institute of Technology. He was previously the Director of the Complex and Smart Systems Laboratory and a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering department at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. He was named Fellow of the Institute of
27 Dec 2022
William "Bill" Yeager (born June 16, 1940, San Francisco ) is an United States engineer. He is best known for being the inventor of a packet-switched, "Ships in the Night," multiple-protocol router in 1981, during his 20-year tenure at Stanford's Knowledge Systems Laboratory as well as the Stanford University Computer Science department. The code was licensed by upstart Cisco Systems in 1
26 Dec 2022
William S. McArthur
William Surles McArthur, Jr. (born July 26, 1951) is a retired United States Army colonel and NASA astronaut and a veteran of three Space Shuttle missions and one expedition to the International Space Station via the Russian Soyuz capsule. Born July 26, 1951, and raised in Red Springs, North Carolina, McArthur was active in the Boy Scouts of America where he achieved its second highest ran
15 Nov 2022
William John Macquorn Rankine
William John Macquorn Rankine (/ˈræŋkɪn/) FRSE FRS LLD (5 July 1820 – 24 December 1872) was a Scottish mechanical engineer who also contributed to civil engineering, physics and mathematics. He was a founding contributor, with Rudolf Clausius and William Thomson (Lord Kelvin), to the science of thermodynamics, particularly focusing on the first of the three thermodynamic laws. He developed
30 Nov 2022
William H.C. Whiting
William Henry Chase Whiting (March 22, 1824 – March 10, 1865) was a United States Army officer who resigned after 16 years of service in the Army Corps of Engineers to serve in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. He was wounded at the Second Battle of Fort Fisher by a musket ball to his leg, and died in prison camp on March 10, 1865, of dysentery. William Whiting was
23 Nov 2022
William Gould Dow
William Gould Dow (September 30, 1895 – October 17, 1999) was an United States scientist, educator and inventor. He was a pioneer in a variety of fields, including electrical engineering, space research, computer engineering, and nuclear engineering. He helped develop life-saving radar jamming technology during World War II, and was a long-time professor at the University of Michigan. Wil
26 Dec 2022
William Friese-Greene (born William Edward Green, 7 September 1855 – 5 May 1921) was a prolific English inventor and professional photographer. He is principally known as a pioneer in the field of motion pictures, creating a series of cameras in the period 1888–1891 with which he shot moving pictures in London. He went on to patent an early two-colour filming process in 1905. His inventions
02 Dec 2022
William Donald Scherzer
William Donald Scherzer (January 27, 1858 – July 20, 1893) was an American engineer who invented the rolling lift bridge. Scherzer's parents were William and Wilhelmina Scherzer, who immigrated from Germany in 1847. Scherzer was born in Peru, Illinois on January 27, 1858 as the second son in a family of three sons and one daughter. Scherzer received his primary education in publi
13 Dec 2022
William Edward Boeing (/ˈboʊɪŋ/; October 1, 1881 – September 28, 1956) was an United States aviation pioneer who founded The Boeing Company in 1916. Boeing was born in Detroit, Michigan to Marie M. Ortmann, from Vienna, Austria, and Wilhelm Böing (1846–1890) from Hagen-Hohenlimburg, Germany. From a successful family, Wilhelm Böing emigrated to the United States in 1868 and initia
05 Dec 2022
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