Famous Male Mechanical Engineers

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List of famous male mechanical engineers, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male mechanical engineers list contains the most prominent and top males known for being mechanical engineers. There are thousand of males working as mechanical engineers in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic mechanical engineers have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a mechanical engineer then the people below should give you inspiration.

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While this isn't a list of all male mechanical engineers, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male mechanical engineers?" and "Who are the best male mechanical engineers?"
Nikola Tesla is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Mechanical Engineers
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Nikola Tesla was a Serbian American inventor, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, physicist, and futurist best known for his contributions to the design of the modern alternating current electricity supply system. Tesla gained experience in telephony and electrical engineering before immigrating to the United States in 1884 to work for Thomas Edison in New York City. He soon struck out on his own with financial backers, setting up laboratories and companies to develop a range of electrical devices. His patented AC induction motor and transformer were licensed by George Westinghouse, who also hired Tesla for a short time as a consultant. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 87 (1856-1943)

Birthplace: Smiljan, Croatia

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Bill Nye is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Mechanical Engineers
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William Sanford "Bill" Nye, popularly known as Bill Nye the Science Guy, is an American science educator, comedian, television host, actor, writer, scientist, and former mechanical engineer, best known as the host of the Disney/PBS children's science show Bill Nye the Science Guy and for his many subsequent appearances in popular media as a science educator. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 63

Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States of America

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Willis Carrier is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Mechanical Engineers
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Willis Haviland Carrier was an American engineer, best known for inventing modern air conditioning. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 74 (1876-1950)

Birthplace: Angola, New York

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Mark Serrurier is the son of Dutch-born electrical engineer, Iwan Serrurier, who created the Moviola in 1924 which became the technology used for film editing. Mark was a graduate of Caltech and went on to work on designs for the Mt. Palomar 200 inch Hale telescope. The pioneering truss design he invented for that instrument's massive tube structure is still used today in large telescope designs. During World War II, Mark worked at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory testing jet aircraft engines. After the war in 1946 Mark took over as president of Moviola Co., his father Iwan’s company. Mark re-designed his fathers invention with many improvements and ran the company until he sold it in 1966. In ...more on Wikipedia

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