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  1. #1 Who is the greatest engineer of all time? 
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    Who would you vote for as the greatest “engineer” of all time? As far as most intelligent engineer of all time, the vote goes to Willard Gibbs (America’s first PhD engineer) who unified mechanical, chemical, and electrical into one field, but as to who is the greatest, it’s a tricky question. Here’s a link to EngineeringDaily.net’s top ten, to get the ball rolling. Cast your vote (with reasoning):


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    I don't know.


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    Isambard Kingdom Brunel

    Foremost in the engineering revolution in Victorian England in the field of transport. Innovative, imaginative, visionary.
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    Didn't he win a poll in the UK recently? So it must be true.
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    In a BBC series to determine the Greatest Briton viewers voted him into second place. The winner was Winston Churchill.
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