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James Watt International Gold Medal

Index James Watt International Gold Medal

The James Watt Medal is an award for excellence in engineering established in 1937, conferred by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers in the United Kingdom. [1]

43 relations: Ann Dowling, Anthony Michell, Arianespace, Aurel Stodola, Award, Bernard Crossland, Christopher Cockerell, Christopher Hinton, Baron Hinton of Bankside, Chung Sze-yuen, Claude Gibb, Denis Rooke, Duncan Dowson, Eiji Toyoda, Engineering, Frank Whittle, Frederick W. Lanchester, Fredrik Ljungström, Great Britain, Harry Ricardo, Henry Ford, Hideo Shima, Hugh Ford (engineer), Igor Sikorsky, Industrial Revolution, Institut supérieur de l'aéronautique et de l'espace, Institution of Civil Engineers, Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Jacob Pieter Den Hartog, James Watt, John Aspinall (engineer), Leroy S. Fletcher, Ralph Robins, Raymond Heacock, Richard Parry-Jones, Robert R. Gilruth, Soichiro Honda, Stephen Timoshenko, Tōkaidō Shinkansen, Theodore von Kármán, United Kingdom, Walther Bauersfeld, Watt steam engine, William Stanier.

Ann Dowling

Dame Ann Patricia Dowling (born 15 July 1952) is a British mechanical engineer who researches combustion, acoustics and vibration, focusing on efficient, low-emission combustion and reduced road vehicle and aircraft noise.

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Anthony Michell

Anthony George Maldon Michell FRS (21 June 1870 – 17 February 1959) was an Australian mechanical engineer of the early 20th century.

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Arianespace

Arianespace SA is a multinational company founded in 1980 as the world's first commercial launch service provider.

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Aurel Stodola

Aurel Boleslav Stodola (10 May 1859 – 25 December 1942) was a Slovak engineer, physicist, and inventor.

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Award

An award is something given to a person, a group of people, like a sports team, or an organization in recognition of their excellence in a certain field.

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Bernard Crossland

Prof Sir Bernard Crossland CBE, FRS (20 October 1923 – 17 January 2011) was a professor of engineering with a career spanning some seven decades.

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Christopher Cockerell

Sir Christopher Sydney Cockerell CBE RDI FRS (4 June 1910 – 1 June 1999) was an English engineer, best known as the inventor of the hovercraft.

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Christopher Hinton, Baron Hinton of Bankside

Christopher Hinton, Baron Hinton of Bankside (12 May 1901 – 22 June 1983) was a British nuclear engineer, and supervisor of the construction of Calder Hall, the world's first large-scale commercial nuclear power station.

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Chung Sze-yuen

Sir Sze-yuen Chung, PhD, GBM, GBE, FREng, JP (born 3 November 1917) is a retired senior politician in Hong Kong.

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Claude Gibb

Claude Dixon Gibb KCBE FRS DSc PhD ME(Adel) FSASM AMIEAust (29 June 1898 – 15 January 1959) was a South Australian engineer with a considerable career in Great Britain.

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Denis Rooke

Sir Denis Eric Rooke (2 April 1924 – 2 September 2008) was a British industrialist and engineer.

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Duncan Dowson

Duncan Dowson CBE, FREng, FRS (born 31 August 1928) is a British engineer, and professor emeritus at the University of Leeds.

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Eiji Toyoda

was a Japanese industrialist.

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Engineering

Engineering is the creative application of science, mathematical methods, and empirical evidence to the innovation, design, construction, operation and maintenance of structures, machines, materials, devices, systems, processes, and organizations.

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Frank Whittle

Air Commodore Sir Frank Whittle (1 June 1907 – 9 August 1996) was a British Royal Air Force air officer.

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Frederick W. Lanchester

Frederick William Lanchester LLD, Hon FRAeS, FRS (23 October 1868 – 8 March 1946), was an English polymath and engineer who made important contributions to Automotive engineering and to Aerodynamics, and co-invented the topic of operations research.

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Fredrik Ljungström

Fredrik Ljungström (16 June 1875 in Stockholm – 18 February 1964 in Stockholm) was a Swedish engineer, technical designer, and industrialist.

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Great Britain

Great Britain, also known as Britain, is a large island in the north Atlantic Ocean off the northwest coast of continental Europe.

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Harry Ricardo

Sir Harry Ralph Ricardo (26 January 1885 – 18 May 1974) was one of the foremost engine designers and researchers in the early years of the development of the internal combustion engine.

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Henry Ford

Henry Ford (July 30, 1863 – April 7, 1947) was an American captain of industry and a business magnate, the founder of the Ford Motor Company, and the sponsor of the development of the assembly line technique of mass production.

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Hideo Shima

was a Japanese engineer and the driving force behind the building of the first bullet train (Shinkansen).

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Hugh Ford (engineer)

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Igor Sikorsky

Igor Ivanovich Sikorsky (a, tr. Ígor' Ivánovič Sikórskij; May 25, 1889 – October 26, 1972),Fortier, Rénald.

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Industrial Revolution

The Industrial Revolution was the transition to new manufacturing processes in the period from about 1760 to sometime between 1820 and 1840.

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Institut supérieur de l'aéronautique et de l'espace

ISAE-SUPAERO is a higher education and research Institute located in Toulouse, France.

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Institution of Civil Engineers

The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) is an independent professional association for civil engineers and a charitable body in the United Kingdom.

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Institution of Mechanical Engineers

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) is an independent professional association, and learned society headquartered in central London, that represents mechanical engineers and the engineering profession.

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Jacob Pieter Den Hartog

Jacob Pieter Den Hartog (July 23, 1901 Ambarawa, Dutch East Indies – March 17, 1989) was a Dutch/American mechanical engineer and Professor of Mechanical Engineering at MIT.

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James Watt

James Watt (30 January 1736 (19 January 1736 OS) – 25 August 1819) was a Scottish inventor, mechanical engineer, and chemist who improved on Thomas Newcomen's 1712 Newcomen steam engine with his Watt steam engine in 1781, which was fundamental to the changes brought by the Industrial Revolution in both his native Great Britain and the rest of the world.

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John Aspinall (engineer)

Sir John Audley Frederick Aspinall (25 August 1851 – 19 January 1937) was a British mechanical engineer who served as Locomotive Superintendent of the Great Southern and Western and Lancashire and Yorkshire Railways.

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Leroy S. Fletcher

Leroy Stevenson (Skipp) Fletcher (born October 10, 1936) is an American mechanical and aerospace engineer, and college dean,Who's who in Frontier Science and Technology. Volume 1.

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Ralph Robins

Sir Ralph Harry Robins FREng (born 16 June 1932), was the CEO of Rolls-Royce.

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Raymond Heacock

Raymond L. Heacock (January 9, 1928 – December 20, 2016) was an American engineer who spent his career at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory where he worked on the Ranger program in the 1960s and on the Voyager program in the 1970s and 1980s.

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Richard Parry-Jones

Richard Parry-Jones FREng is former Group Vice-President-Global Product Development, Chief Technical Officer and Head of Global R&D Operations at Ford Motor Company.

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Robert R. Gilruth

Robert Rowe Gilruth (October 8, 1913 – August 17, 2000) was an American aerospace engineer and an aviation/space pioneer who was the first director of NASA's Manned Spacecraft Center, later renamed the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center.

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Soichiro Honda

was a Japanese engineer and industrialist.

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Stephen Timoshenko

Stepan Prokopovych Timoshenko (Степан Прокопович Тимошенко, a) (December 23, 1878 – May 29, 1972), was a Russian (modern territory of Ukraine) and, later, an American.

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Tōkaidō Shinkansen

The is a Japanese high-speed Shinkansen line, opened in 1964 between Tokyo and Shin-Ōsaka.

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Theodore von Kármán

Theodore von Kármán ((szőllőskislaki) Kármán Tódor; 11 May 1881 – 6 May 1963) was a Hungarian-American mathematician, aerospace engineer, and physicist who was active primarily in the fields of aeronautics and astronautics.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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Walther Bauersfeld

Walther Bauersfeld (23 January 1879 – 28 October 1959) was a German engineer.

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Watt steam engine

The Watt steam engine (alternatively known as the Boulton and Watt steam engine) was the first type of steam engine to make use of a separate condenser.

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William Stanier

Sir William Arthur Stanier, FRS (27 May 1876 – 27 September 1965) was Chief Mechanical Engineer of the London, Midland and Scottish Railway.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Watt_International_Gold_Medal

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