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Royal Academy of Engineering

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATION

"As Britain's national academy for engineering, we bring together the country’s most eminent engineers from all disciplines to promote excellence in the science, art and practice of engineering. Our strategic priorities are to enhance the UK's engineering capabilities; to celebrate excellence and inspire the next generation; and to lead debate by guiding informed thinking and influencing public policy." Founded 1976 as the Fellowship for Engineering, granted a royal charter in 1983, and the present name adopted in 1992.

Official Website:
http://www.raeng.org.uk/

Location:
London, England

Founding Date:
1976

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Percy N. Barnevik
Business
13-Feb-1941   CEO of ABB, 1988-96
Fred Brooks
Computer Programmer
19-Apr-1931   Father of the IBM System 360
John Chisholm
Business
c. 1946   Chairman of QinetiQ
Nicholas M. Donofrio
Business
7-Sep-1945   EVP at IBM
Thomas E. Everhart
Physicist
15-Feb-1932   President of CalTech, 1987-97
Andy Inglis
Business
c. 1960   BP's head of exploration & production, 2007-10
Charles K. Kao
Scientist
4-Nov-1933   Fiber optics
Gordon Moore
Business
3-Jan-1929   Co-founder of Intel, laid down Moore's Law
John Parker
Business
Apr-1942   Chairman of National Grid
Robert Walmsley
Military
1-Feb-1941   Retired Royal Navy Admiral


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