James 50E

In genius rankings, James 50E (James 50E:#), refers to a 2010 made chronological listing of fifty “remarkable” engineers, from Riquet to Shannon, compiled by British mathematician Ioan James (1928-). [1]

Overview
The following is the listt:
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1. Pierre Riquet
2. Sebastein Vauban
3. James Brindley
4. John Smeaton
5. James Watt
6. William Jessop
7. Lazare Carnot
8. Thomas Telford
9. John Rennie
10. Marc Brunel
11. Richard Trevithick
12. George Cayley
13. George Stephenson
14. Charles Babbage
15. Charles Vignoles
16. Sadi Carnot
17. Joseph Henry
18. John Ericsson
19. Robert Stephenson
20. Isambard Brunel
21. John Roebling
22. Joseph Bazalgette
23. James Eads
24. William Thomson
25. Gustave Eiffel
26. George Westinghouse
27. Thomas Edison
28. Alexander Bell
29. Ferdinand Braun
30. Hertha Ayrton
31. Charles Parsons
32. Granville Woods
33. Nikola Tesla
34. Heinrich Hertz
35. Rudolf Diesel
36. Elmer Sperry
37. Wilbur Wright
38. Frederick Lanchester
39. Guglielmo Marconi
40. Peter Palchinskii
41. Edith Clarke
42. Andrie Tupolev
43. John Baird
44. Vladimir Zworykin
45. Dennis Gabor
46. Sergei Korolev
47. Frank Whittle
48. William Shockley
49. Wernher Braun
50. Claude Shannon


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See also
James 50P | Physicists (2004)
● James 60M | Mathematicians (2002)
James 38B | Biologists (2009)

References
1. (a) James, Ioan. (2010). Remarkable Engineers: from Riquet to Shannon. Cambridge.
(b) Ioan James – Wikipedia.
2. James, Ioan. (2002). Remarkable Mathematicians: from Euler to von Neumann. Cambridge.

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