Understanding the role of engineers.

Below are website links choose one engineer, read the information provided. Write a short paragraph about the job role of the engineer, if possible answer the questions below.

http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/isambard-kingdom-brunel-5387.php
Isambard Kingdom Brunel-inventor of bridges

http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/sundar-pichai-6439.php
CEO of google

http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/amelia-mary-earhart-686.php
First female to fly across the Atlantic ocean

http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/william-henry-gates-iii-851.php
Bill Gates, one of the richest men in the world- co-founder of Microsoft

http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/george-stephenson-6418.php
Designed the first railway system

http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/alexander-graham-bell-650.php
 Inventor of the telephone

What was the engineers greatest accomplishment?
What inspired the engineer?
How was life different before this invention?
How does this invention benefit lives?
Was the engineer awarded any prizes/awards?

 

27 thoughts on “Understanding the role of engineers.

  1. Amelia earHart

    1) Amelia earHart was the first woman to fly solo across the atlantic ocean. This was her first major accomplishment.
    2) it inspired her to be the first woman to fly by herself, with out any support or guidance. Woman were not allowed to fly, but she wanted woman to have the same rights.
    3) before people travelled on planes they used boats this took many days or months. But with air travel this reduces the time to hour instead of months and days.
    4) allows people to travel back and forward to visit different countries and family’s across thw world.
    5) she set a record for fastest time by a woman, it was 19 hours and 5 minutes. She got a medal from army air fly cross and us distinguished fly cross.

  2. Alexander Graham Bell was the most famous engineer for inventing telephones.
    We don’t know who inspired him.
    He moved from London to Ontario to improve his health and he was an elocution teacher for deaf people.
    So people don’t have to walk all the way to their friends, they can just phone them.
    He had an award named the Volta prize for inventing telephones.

  3. Amelia Earhart was one of illustrious aviators and was the first female to fly solo across the Atlantic. She was known for her unflinching an exploratory sprit that made her a powerful figure among American women.
    On December 28 ,1920 ,she was inspired to pursue a career in aviation.
    Amelia Earhart she was determined to fly , and took odd jobs to save up money for flying lessons. Emerita Earhart was awarded with a gold medal of national geographic society in 1932. She won Harmon Trophy for America’s outstanding Airwomen for the three consecutive years 1932, 1933 and 1934.
    By Shaakirakhan and hannakhan

  4. The person who invented telephones was named Alexander graham bell.He was born on 3rd of March 1847 AD and born in Edinbrugh.Alexander graham bell Died on the 2nd of August 1922 AD.His fathers name was Alexander Melville Bell he died at the age of 75.

    By KaidenD

  5. She was born on the 24th of July Atchison,Kansas,U.S and died on the 5th of January 1939,AD and also died at the age of 41.She was the first female to fly across the Alantic ocean

    Done by Lyba and tenab

  6. SIsambard Kingdom Brunel was a great English civil engineer who lived during the 19th century. He was the man who built the Great Western Railway, the railway company which linked London with the west part of The company, which pioneered the use of large, more economic wagons, was known as “God’s Wonderful Brunel .
    He was a civil engineer with a highly innovative mind. He was always open to experimenting with different engineering techniques and ideas in order to devise better solutions to the existing problems.

    Invention benifited life by more easy ways to travel .
    As his reward is mony

  7. 1.Alexander first accomplishmeant was to make the phones to cummicate with other people.
    2.His dad went deaf so he developed visible speech to help others deaf children and adults.
    3.Everyone had to walk or had use the cars.
    4.So everyone can cumminicate faster Alice’s can be better.

  8. Bill Gates is a american engineer and a co-founder of microsoft.some people used to call him william H,Gates III,William H Gates,Gates,Bill,William henry.He was born on the 28 October 1955.One of the award Bill Gates won was the National medal of technolgy and invension.

    1)Bill Gates greatest accomplishment was a co-finder of microsoft.
    2)Bill Gates was inspired to make microsoft because he saw the world helpless without ways to comunicate and find information that was inspired him
    3)Before Bill Gates invented microsoft the wortld was helpless.
    from Ibrahim and Tammem

  9. Sundar pichai is a computer engineer and the current ceo of google inc.The Technology giant google wich specializes in internet related services and products/underwent a major corporate restructuring in 2015.who had been serving as googles head of products and engineering/was named the new ceo of google wich is the biggest company under Alphabet inc. pichai had joined google years ago in 2004 as a product manager a nd led the innovative efforts for several of googles products.pichai did not win any prizes but he was highly successful.Eventually he took over the management of the other google products like Gmail and google docs and rose through the ranks rapidly.

  10. Bill Gates was the software engineer who was the co-finder of Microsoft .
    This invention’s benefit is $79.3billion.
    He also won three awards which were:
    1992-National medal of thechnology and innovation.
    2013-Lasker-Bloomberg public service award
    2013-Bambi-Millennium award.

    Also by Khadijat +Suleman

  11. He joined Google in 2004. Initially he worked on Google’s search toolbar as a part of a small team. The toolbar gave users of Internet Explorer and Firefox easy access to Google search.However, Pichai persevered and convinced the co-founders of Google, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, to launch Google’s own browser. Pichai played a pivotal role in the ultimate launch of the browser, Google Chrome, in 2008. Chrome proved to be a great success as it allowed the users to directly access Google’s search engine.CEO of Google Inc. The technology giant Google, which specializes in Internet-related services and products, underwent a major corporate restructuring in 2015 following which Alphabet Inc was launched as its parent company with co-founders Larry Page as its CEO and Sergey Brin as President. Pichai, who had been serving. The guys name who made Google was Sunder Pichai He did not make Google himself he had a team that helped him.

  12. Brunel was a civil engineer with a designing mind. He was always open to experimenting with different engineering techniques and ideas in order to create better solutions to the existing problems.
    He first worked with father, to build a tunnel underneath the river.
    He was born on the 9th of April, he Birthday is on the 9th April ,he died on 15 September 1895 AD and died at the age 53.
    The work to build a tunnel under London’s River Thames began in 1825 and a couple of years later Isambard Brunel was appointed Resident Engineer on the project which his father was managing.Brunel took part in a competition and the competition was the person who had the best materials to build a bridge would win and Brunal won the competition and he had the best material to build a bridge.
    From Abdul and Sahrah.

  13. ceo accomplishment was making google he was inspired by the president early life was hard because nobody could research about things this invention benifited evryone because they could reserch famous people he was rewarded money

  14. Alexander graham bell’s greatest accomplishment was the inventor of the telephone. He was inspired by science and when his family moved away he wanted way to communicate with them. Before the telephone was invented they would have written letters.

  15. There was a engineer he’s best creation was an rail way station.He lived in the 19th century.Hewas born on the 9th of April Portsmouth,England but sadly he died on the 15th of September 1859 AD.

    On returning to England started working with his father the work build a tunnel
    Under london’s river Thames beating a few years later ls aboard brunal was a appointed to Resident engineer on the project which his father was managing
    he was inspired by his father.

    Done by Lyba and Tehab

  16. Alexander invented a telephone so people could communicate with each other really quickly.
    Life would was really hard because they had to walk or ride to that person if they wanted to communicate with each other so thats why he invented a telephone.
    He won three awards which were:
    1902-Albert medal
    1912-Eliot Cresson medal
    1876-US patent

    By Khadijat +Suleman

  17. Isambard Kingdom Brunel was a great English civil engineer who lived during the 19th century. He was the man who built the Great Western Railway, the railway company which linked London with the west part of England. The company, which pioneered the use of large, more economic wagons, was known as “God’s Wonderful Railway”. Brunel was a civil engineer with a highly innovative mind.
    In 1831 a comparison was held for finding the best design to build a bridge across across the Avon River in Clifston in bristol.
    He designed the SS Great Western, an oak-hulled paddle-wheel steamship, built for crossing the Atlantic. From 1837 to 1839, she was the largest passenger ship.
    In 1836, he was appointed engineer of Great Western Steam Ship Company and began the construction of the SS Great Britain, a passenger steamship, which was the first propeller driven iron ship and also the largest ship of her time. The ship was launched in 1843.

    From Arshdeep and eesa

  18. The person who designed the first railway system was named George Stephenson.
    George Stephenson was born on the 9th of July 1781 AD and he was born in wylam.George Stephenson died on the 12th of August 1848 AD and died in tapton house at the age of 67.Goerge Stephenson’s brother was named Robert Stephenson and so was Goerge Stephenson’s son.

  19. What was the engineers greatest accomplishment?
    Bill Gates is an American business man, and he was a computer programmer of Microsoft. He started in 1975 and in 1980 there was a international business.In January 2000, he stepped down as a chief.
    What inspired the engineer?Bill Gates was encouraged from a young age to be a Bright and curious, he developed an interest in computers while in school and wrote his first computer program as a young teenager.
    How was life different before this invention?
    In the olden days,there wasnt paper,electrical software, phone, cars but there wasn’t nothing at all.
    Was the engineer awarded any prizes/awards?
    yes he was awarded something.

  20. 1.bill gates greatest accomplishment was co-finding Microsoft
    2.he got intrested in computer programming in school
    3.there was no video game consoles
    4.samsung phones benefit lives as communication
    5.bill gates one of the richest men alive

  21. Amelia Earhart was one of America’s illustrious aviators and was the first female to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. She was known for her unflinching and exploratory spirit that made her a powerful figure among American women. She was the 16th woman in the world to be issued a pilot’s license from the ‘Federation Aeronautique Internationale’ and after a period of laborious aviation training, she took her first flight in a yellow Kinner Airster biplane, flying it an altitude of 14,000 feet. She became the first female pilot in the world to have achieved this feat and she also set the world record for the ‘fastest non-stop transcontinental flight’, which was completed in 19 hours and 5 minutes. Apart from her aviation career, she authored a number of best-selling books during her lifetime about her flying experiences and was instrumental in the formation of the organization for female pilots, ‘The Ninety-Nines’. She was also the proud recipient of a number of distinguished accolades and honors for her outstanding contributions to the world of aviation. A mysterious incident changed the face of aviation forever. When Amelia Earhart embarked on an around-the-world flight, she mysteriously disappeared near Howland Island and was never to be seen or heard of again. To know more interesting facts about her life, scroll further. From Takwa and Rayan

  22. Isbarbd accomplishment was making a bridge his father inspired him he made the bridge in 1980 he got lots of money when he accomplished his job to make a bridge and the engineer was rewarded lots of money his life before was hard because nobody could cross to citicies he had two sisters and one

  23. Alexander Graham Bell the creator of the telephone , greatest achievement was winning the Volta prize for inventing the telephone however we do not now who or what he was inspired by .Life before the telephone was hard to communicate so they communicated by geographical codes .This inventaion benefits lives by helping us communicate to the world .Alexender was awarde lots of prizes including the Volta prize .

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