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List of notable or famous engineers from Australia, with bios and photos, including the top engineers born in Australia and even some popular engineers who immigrated to Australia. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Australian engineers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These engineers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known engineer from Australia is included when available.

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This historic engineers from Australia list can help answer the questions "Who are some Australian engineers of note?" and "Who are the most famous engineers from Australia?" These prominent engineers of Australia may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Australian engineers.

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Arthur Richard Newton was the dean of the University of California, Berkeley College of Engineering. Newton was educated at the University of Melbourne and received a BE in 1973 and MEng.Sci in 1975. He then went to Berkeley in 1975 to work on SPICE, a program initially developed by Larry Nagel and ...more

Age: Died at 56 (1951-2007)

Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia

Profession: Professor, Computer scientist, Engineer

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Alexander Kennedy Smith was a Scottish/Australian engineer and former Mayor of Melbourne. ...more

Age: Died at 57 (1824-1881)

Birthplace: Scotland

Profession: Politician, Civil engineer, Engineer

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Chris Morgan is a two-time world champion and Olympic medal winning rower from Adelaide, South Australia. Morgan began his athletic career as a competitive walker, however he took up rowing after taking part in a rowing machine competition held by the Adelaide University Boat Club during the ...more

Age: 34

Birthplace: Adelaide, Australia

Profession: Engineer


Dr Dennis Jensen is an Australian politician. He was elected to the Australian House of Representatives at the 9 October 2004 federal election for the Division of Tangney, Western Australia, for the Liberal Party. He is known for his views as a climate change sceptic. ...more

Age: 55

Birthplace: South Africa

Profession: Politician, Physicist, Scientist, Engineer

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