Australian People Famous Engineers from Australia

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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 Donald Pederson to analyse and design complex electronic circuitry with speed and accuracy. It is claimed that nearly all electronic IC's have been designed using SPICE or a derivative since the 1980s. University of California, Berkeley awarded Newton a PhD in 1978 and unusually an Engineering Faculty position as well. He was appointed assistant professor in 1978, associate professor in 1982 and ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 56 (1951-2007)

Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia

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

Age: Died at 57 (1824-1881)

Birthplace: Scotland

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Chris Morgan

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 University of Adelaide Orientation Week. After winning the competition with the fastest time, Morgan was asked to join the Boat Club and joined the "Learn to Row" program, shortly before beginning his competitive rowing career. During Morgan's first season of rowing in 2003/04, Morgan won a gold medal in the World University Games, and was later selected for the Australian rowing team in 2005, training ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 35

Birthplace: Adelaide, Australia

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 on Wikipedia

Age: 56

Birthplace: South Africa

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