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Institution of Engineering and Technology

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATION

Founded as the Society of Telegraph Engineers in 1871, it became the Institution of Electrical Engineers in 1889. IEE merged with the Institution of Incorporated Engineers in 2006 to form the present Institution of Engineering and Technology. Present membership, approximately 150,000.

Official Website:
http://www.theiet.org/

Location:
Stevenage, Hertfordshire, England

Founding Date:
17-May-1871

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Hertha Ayrton
Physicist
28-Apr-1854 26-Aug-1923 Electric arc
John Logie Baird
Inventor
13-Aug-1888 14-Jun-1946 Television
Alan Blumlein
Inventor
29-Jun-1903 7-Jun-1942 Stereophonic recording
John Chisholm
Business
c. 1946   Chairman of QinetiQ
Sir William Crookes
Chemist
17-Jun-1832 4-Apr-1919 Discovered element Thallium
William Duddell
Physicist
1872 4-Nov-1917 Electronic music
Sebastian Ziani de Ferranti
Business
9-Apr-1864 13-Jan-1930 England's electrical grid
David Hughes
Inventor
16-May-1831 22-Jan-1900 Inventor of the microphone
Henry B. Jackson
Military
21-Jan-1855 14-Dec-1929 Radio telegraphy
Arthur E. Kennelly
Physicist
17-Dec-1861 18-Jun-1939 Kennelly-Heaviside layer
Alexander Muirhead
Physicist
26-May-1848 13-Dec-1920 Submarine cable telegraphy
Sir Joseph Wilson Swan
Physicist
31-Oct-1828 27-May-1914 Light bulb, photographic printing


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