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Famous Engineers from Mexico

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

Examples of people on this list include Rodolfo Neri Vela and Mario J. Molina.

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

Use this list of renowned Mexican engineers to discover some new engineers that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. {#nodes}
  • Alexander Balankin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Engineers from Mexico
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    Alexander Balankin (born March 3, 1958) is a Mexican scientist of Russian origin (Баланкин, Александр Сергеевич) whose work in the field of fractal mechanics and its engineering applications won him the UNESCO Science Prize in 2005.Currently he is a professor of physics at the National Polytechnic Institute of Mexico, Head of the Fractal Mechanics Group, and since 2003, a member of the Science Consulting Council of the Presidency of the Republic, Mexico.... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: 62
    • Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
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    Carlos Santacruz Carral

    • Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico
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    Daniel Mastretta

    Juan Daniel Mastretta Guzmán (born 1953, Puebla) is a Mexican engineer and designer. In 1987 he founded Mastretta Design, a design and automotive company. Mastretta was chiefly responsible for the development of the first Mexican sports car, the Mastretta MXT, in 2008.Daniel Mastretta trained in industrial design, and in his early career worked primarily in furniture and packaging design and in the design of public spaces. However, his primary work has been in the public transport sector. One of the founders of the Mexican design companies, Tecnoidea and CV/Tecnosport, he has been the chief designer of 17 different models of buses (both in Mexico and abroad). In 1997 he was awarded the... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: 67
    • Birthplace: Mexico
  • Eduardo Bours is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Engineers from Mexico
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    José Eduardo Robinson Bours Castelo (born December 17, 1956) is a Mexican businessman who served as Governor of Sonora under the Institutional Revolutionary Party, PRI. He is a member of the Robinson Bours family which immigrated from the United States in the 19th century. Before being elected governor, he served as Senator representing his state in the Mexican Senate. In 2000, he won the primary election with 51% of the votes. Later he was elected Governor of his state in July, 2003. His term ended in 2009 without the possibility of reelection.... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: 63
    • Birthplace: Ciudad Obregón, Mexico