List of famous male structural engineers, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male structural engineers list contains the most prominent and top males known for being structural engineers. There are thousand of males working as structural engineers in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic structural engineers have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a structural engineer then the people below should give you inspiration.
Everything from Michel Virlogeux to Megan Yates is included on this list.While this isn't a list of all male structural engineers, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male structural engineers?" and "Who are the best male structural engineers?"
Alexandre Gustave Eiffel was a French civil engineer and architect. A graduate of the École Centrale des Arts et Manufactures, he made his name with various bridges for the French railway network, most famously the Garabit viaduct. He is best known for the world-famous Eiffel Tower, built for the 1889 Universal Exposition in Paris, France. After his retirement from engineering, Eiffel concentrated his energies on research into meteorology and aerodynamics, making important contributions in both fields. ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Dec. at 91 (1832-1923)
Birthplace: Dijon, Francesee more on Gustave Eiffel
Captain James Buchanan Eads was a world-renowned American civil engineer and inventor, holding more than 50 patents. ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Dec. at 67 (1820-1887)
Birthplace: Lawrenceburg, United States of America, United States, with Territories, Indiana, + moresee more on James Buchanan Eads
Jörg Schlaich is a German structural engineer and is known internationally for his ground-breaking work in the creative design of bridges, long-span roofs, and other complex structures. He is a co-founder of the leading firm Schlaich Bergermann & Partner. ...more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Kernen, Germanysee more on Jörg Schlaich
Peter Rice was an Irish structural engineer. Born in 52 Castle Road, Dundalk in County Louth, he spent his childhood between the town of Dundalk, and the villages of Gyles' Quay and Inniskeen. He was educated at the Queen's University of Belfast where he received his primary degree, and spent a year at Imperial College, London. He originally studied Aeronautical Engineering but switched to Civil Engineering. Taken on by Ove Arup & Partners, his first job was the roof of the Sydney Opera House. He married Sylvia Watson in 1965 and they had one son and three daughters. Jonathan Glancey in his obituary said "Rice was, perhaps, the James Joyce of structural engineering. His poetic invention, his ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Dec. at 57 (1935-1992)
Birthplace: Dundalk, Republic of Irelandsee more on Peter Rice