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Scoates Hall, TAM
Society: ASABE Main Category: Agricultural & Biological Sub Category: Education Era: DateCreated: Scoates Hall College Station State: TX Zip: 77840 Country: USA Website: Creator: Scoates, Daniels

Scoates Hall 1932 A Historic Landmark of Agricultural Engineering Named for Daniels Scoates Designer of this Building Professor and Head Department of Agricultural Engineering 1919 to 1939 Eleventh President of ASAE Teacher, Writer, Engineer Counselor to Youth, His Example Still Inspires. Dedicated by the American Society of Agricultural Engineers 1978

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Davidson Hall Iowa State
Society: ASABE Main Category: Agricultural & Biological Sub Category: Education Era: 1920s DateCreated: 1922 Sukup Hall Ames State: IA Zip: 50011 Country: USA Website: Creator:

Designated an Historic Landmark in Honor of J. Brownlee Davidson a Founder of Agricultural Engineering First President of American Society of Agricultural Engineers Organizer of the First Professional Agricultural Engineering Curriculum July 1905 by American Society of Agricultural Engineers

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Agricultural Engineering Building - University of Wisconsin
Society: ASABE Main Category: Agricultural & Biological Sub Category: Education Era: 1900-1909 DateCreated: 1907 University of Wisconsin Biological Systems Engineering Madison State: WI Zip: 53706 Country: USA Website: Creator:

American Society of Agricultural Engineers Founded in this Building December 27, 1907

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Part of the Purdue Cirrus training fleet on the ramp
Society: AIAA Main Category: Aerospace & Aviation Sub Category: Education Era: 1930s DateCreated: 1930 Purdue University Airport West Lafayetta State: IN Zip: Country: USA Website:,, Creator:

The Purdue University Airport was the first collegiate owned airport in the United States. It hosted Amelia Earhart for her final adventure, was the training ground for test pilots such a Jimmy Johnson and Ivan Kincheloe, balloonist Malcolm Ross, and astronaut Neil Armstrong. Purdue University Airport and its people and programs pushed aviation’s evolution to new heights and helped expand the frontiers of flight. During WWII, hundreds of U.S. Army and Navy members were trained at the airport.

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Mellon Institute of Industrial Research,
Society: ACS Main Category: Chemical Sub Category: Education Era: 1930-1939 DateCreated: 1937 4400 Fifth Ave Pittsburgh State: PA Zip: Country: USA Website: Creator:

Prior to its merger with the Carnegie Institute of Technology in 1967 to form Carnegie Mellon University, the nonprofit Mellon Institute for Industrial Research was a major, independent research corporation dedicated to promoting applied research for industry and educating scientific researchers for the benefit of society as a whole. The Institute educated hundreds of fellows for careers in industrial research and helped to sell the very idea of research to manufacturers.

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Rachel Carson
Society: ACS Main Category: Chemical Sub Category: Education Era: 1960s DateCreated: 1962 Chatham University Pittsburgh State: PA Zip: Country: USA Website: Creator: Carson, Rachel

Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring, published in 1962, was a landmark in the development of the modern environmental movement. Carson’s scientific perspective and rigor created a work of substantial depth and credibility that sparked widespread debate within the scientific community and the broader public about the effect of pesticides on the natural world. These discussions led to new policies that protect our air, our water, and, ultimately, our health and safety.

Image Credit: Image Caption: Rachel Louise Carson (May 27, 1907 – April 14, 1964) was an American marine biologist, author, and conservationist whose book Silent Spring and other writings are credited with advancing the global environmental movement. Era_date_from:
Russell Sage Laboratory
Society: ASCE Main Category: Civil Sub Category: Education Era: 1800-1829 DateCreated: 1824 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Troy State: NY Zip: Country: USA Website: Creator:

Amos Eaton and Stephen Van Rensselaer founded the Rensselaer School for "the application of science to the common purposes of life" in 1824. Eaton had practiced surveying as a teenager building his own compass and chain and wrote an early book on surveying. Later he studied law before becoming interested in geology and agriculture. Stephen Van Rensselaer was the seventh patroon of Rensselaerwyck a track of land comprising most of the current Rensselaer, Albany and Columbia Counties in the State of New York.

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Society: IEEE Main Category: Electric Sub Category: Education Era: 1830-1839 DateCreated: 1836 Maynooth State: Zip: Country: Ireland Website:,_1836 Creator:
A pioneer in the development of electrical science, Nicholas Joseph Callan was born on 22 December 1799 in Darver, Ireland. He started the priesthood at Navan Seminary, and continued his studies at St. Patrick’s College Maynooth, where he studied natural and experimental philosophy under Dr. Cornelius Denvir. After his ordination as priest in 1823, Callan pursued his doctorate in divinity in Rome, where he became acquainted with Galvani and Volta’s work in the study of electricity, and recognized the potential to put it to practical and commercial use with powerful batteries.
Image Credit: Courtesy National University of Ireland Image Caption: Nicholas Joseph Callan made many discoveries during his lifetime; he was the first to establish the link between rate-of-change of current and electromagnetic induction, and discovered the principle of the self-exciting dynamo. Era_date_from: 1836
Society: ASME Main Category: Mechanical Sub Category: Education Era: 1880-1889 DateCreated: 1888 Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta State: GA Zip: 30332 Country: USA Website: Creator: Coon, John Saylor
Between its opening in 1888 and the mid-1920s, Georgia Tech took a leading role in transforming mechanical engineering education from a shop-based, vocational program to a professional one built on rigorous academic and analytical methods. Led by John Saylor Coon (1854-1938), a founding member of ASME, this curriculum merged theoretical understanding with practical experience. By bringing Coon on board so soon after the school's founding, Tech began this transition almost from day one, even though it took three decades to completely effect it.
Image Credit: Public Domain (Copyright Expired) Image Caption: On Left: Georgia Tech's shop building
On Right: Tech Tower
Photo circa 1899
Era_date_from: 1888
Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Cheussees
Society: ASCE Main Category: Civil Sub Category: Education Era: 1700-1749 DateCreated: 1747 Marne-la-Vallée Paris State: Ile-de-France Zip: Country: France Website: Creator: Trudaine, Daniel-Charles

Inventions credited to the Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussees and its graduates include: prestressed concrete, lighting gas, and the optical lens. The school and its graduates also have been central to research in the diffraction of light, the applications of concrete, and the measurement of the strength of materials.

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