Famous Engineers from India

List of notable or famous engineers from India, with bios and photos, including the top engineers born in India and even some popular engineers who immigrated to India. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Indian 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 India is included when available.

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  • Ankur Sharma
    Photo: Metaweb (FB) / Public domain
    • Age: 37
    • Birthplace: New Delhi, India
  • Aravind Krishna Joshi (August 5, 1929 – December 31, 2017) was the Henry Salvatori Professor of Computer and Cognitive Science in the computer science department of the University of Pennsylvania. Joshi defined the tree-adjoining grammar formalism which is often used in computational linguistics and natural language processing. Joshi studied at Pune University and the Indian Institute of Science, where he was awarded a BE in electrical engineering and a DIISc in communication engineering respectively. Joshi's graduate work was done in the electrical engineering department at the University of Pennsylvania, and he was awarded his PhD in 1960. He became a professor at Penn and was the co-founder and co-director of the Institute for Research in Cognitive Science.
    • Age: 94
    • Birthplace: Pune, India
  • Ardeshir Godrej

    Ardeshir Burjorji Sorabji Godrej (1868–1936) was an Indian businessman. With his brother Pirojsha Burjorji, he co-founded the Godrej Brothers Company, the precursor of the modern Godrej Group.
    • Age: Dec. at 68 (1868-1936)
  • Arthur E. Kennelly
    Photo: user uploaded image
    Arthur Edwin Kennelly (December 17, 1861 – June 18, 1939), was an Irish-American electrical engineer.
    • Age: Dec. at 77 (1861-1939)
    • Birthplace: Colaba, India
  • Arul N S
    Photo: Metaweb (FB) / Fair use
    • Age: 41
    • Birthplace: Ulsoor, India
  • Arun Shekar

    • Age: 39