Biographical Dictionary of People in Engineering (Hardcover)

From the Earliest Records to 2000 [With CDROM]

By Carl W. Hall

Purdue University Press, 9781557534590, 264pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2008

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This book lists the work and contributions of thousands of people from many countries, representing numerous fields of endeavor, over many centuries. This work contains the necrologies (names, dates, and a brief biography) up to the year 2000 of people involved in engineering and invention literature. This book is a must for reference collections and those in the media who cover the field of engineering advancement.

About the Author

Carl William Hall has devoted nearly sixty years to education, research, consulting and administration in various engineering and related subjects. He has served as president of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, vice president of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, and vice president of the International Commission of Agricultural Engineering. He is the author/editor of 30 books and a contributor to 36 additional books and 400 articles.