Thomas Reeve Rosebrugh MA FRSC (1866–1943) was a Canadian electrical engineer, inventor, and professor of electrical engineering.
Fellowship of the Royal Society of Canada (FRSC) is an award granted to individuals that the Royal Society of Canada judges to have "made remarkable contributions in the arts, the humanities and the sciences, as well as in Canadian public life".
T. R. Rosebrugh's father was the surgeon and inventor Abner M. Rosebrugh. Together they patented two inventions related to the transmission of telephonic and telegraphic messages.
T. S. Rosebrugh was a student enrolled in the program of physics and mathematics at the University of Toronto, where he assisted James Loudon.Rosebrugh worked in the electrical engineering industry for a number of years and then returned to the University of Toronto in 1899, where he became a professor given the task of starting and organizing the University of Toronto's department of electrical engineering. Rosebrugh was the head of the University of Toronto's department of electrical engineering from 1900 to 1936.
The University of Toronto is a public research university in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, located on the grounds that surround Queen's Park. It was founded by royal charter in 1827 as King's College, the first institution of higher learning in the colony of Upper Canada. Originally controlled by the Church of England, the university assumed the present name in 1850 upon becoming a secular institution. As a collegiate university, it comprises eleven colleges, which differ in character and history, each with substantial autonomy on financial and institutional affairs. It has two satellite campuses in Scarborough and Mississauga.
James Loudon was a Canadian professor of mathematics and physics and President of the University of Toronto from 1892 to 1906. He was the first first Canadian-born professor at the University of Toronto.
T. R. Rosebrugh was an Invited Speaker of the ICM in 1924 in Toronto. The Rosebrugh Building on the University of Toronto campus is named in honor of both Thomas R. Rosebrugh and Abner M. Rosebrugh.
The International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM) is the largest conference for the topic of mathematics. It meets once every four years, hosted by the International Mathematical Union (IMU).
In computing, a Digital Object Identifier or DOI is a persistent identifier or handle used to uniquely identify objects, standardized by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). An implementation of the Handle System, DOIs are in wide use mainly to identify academic, professional, and government information, such as journal articles, research reports and data sets, and official publications though they also have been used to identify other types of information resources, such as commercial videos.
William Lash Miller was a Canadian chemist, chemistry professor, and pioneer of physical chemistry.
The bibcode is a compact identifier used by several astronomical data systems to uniquely specify literature references.
Charles Proteus Steinmetz was a German-born American mathematician and electrical engineer and professor at Union College. He fostered the development of alternating current that made possible the expansion of the electric power industry in the United States, formulating mathematical theories for engineers. He made ground-breaking discoveries in the understanding of hysteresis that enabled engineers to design better electromagnetic apparatus equipment including especially electric motors for use in industry.
The Audion was an electronic detecting or amplifying vacuum tube invented by American electrical engineer Lee de Forest in 1906. It was the first triode, consisting of an evacuated glass tube containing three electrodes: a heated filament, a grid, and a plate. It is important in the history of technology because it was the first widely used electronic device which could amplify; a small electrical signal applied to the grid could control a larger current flowing from the filament to plate.
Arthur Edwin Kennelly, was an Irish-American electrical engineer.
The American Institute of Electrical Engineers (AIEE) was a United States-based organization of electrical engineers that existed from 1884 through 1962. On January 1, 1963 it merged with the Institute of Radio Engineers (IRE) to form the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).
Edith Clarke was the first female electrical engineer and the first female professor of electrical engineering at the University of Texas at Austin. She specialized in electrical power system analysis and wrote Circuit Analysis of A-C Power Systems.
Thomas Commerford Martin was an American electrical engineer and editor.
William Littell Everitt was a noted American electrical engineer, educator, and founding member of the National Academy of Engineering. He received his Ph.D. from The Ohio State University in 1933. He was adviser of numerous outstanding scientists at OSU including Karl Spangenberg, and Nelson Wax. His PhD adviser was Frederic Columbus Blake.
Reza Iravani is a professor in the Edward S. Rogers Sr. Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Toronto. He holds the L. Lau Chair in Electrical and Computer Engineering in same department. After obtaining his B.Sc degree in 1976 in electrical engineering from Amirkabir University of Technology, Iravani worked as a consulting engineer from 1976 to 1979. He then moved to Canada and received his M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, in 1981 and 1985, respectively. From 1985 to 1987, he was an assistant professor at the University of Windsor, Windsor, ON.
Maurice Karnaugh is an American physicist, mathematician and inventor known for the Karnaugh map used in Boolean algebra.
Charles Felton Scott was an electrical engineer, professor at Yale University and known for the Scott connection.
Benjamin Garver Lamme was an American electrical engineer and chief engineer at Westinghouse, where he was responsible for the design of electrical power machines. Lamme created an efficient induction motor from Nikola Tesla's patents and went on to design the giant Niagara Falls generators and motors and the power plant of the Manhattan Elevated Railway in New York City.
Adam Waldemar Skorek is a Canadian University Professor and a Polish Engineer. He was born in Krzczonów, Lublin, Poland.
Frank Kschischang is a Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Toronto, and holds a Canada Research Chair in communication algorithms. He is a co-inventor of the factor graph, a kind of graphical model used in Bayesian inference.
Horace Field Parshall was an electrical engineer specialising in rotating electrical machines, railway traction, and electrical distribution. Born in America, he worked for General Electric, later moving to the United Kingdom, where he was involved in the installation of a number of electrical schemes, including the Central London Railway and The Lancashire Electric Power Company, becoming a director of both.
Roy Billinton is a Canadian scholar and a Distinguished Emeritus Professor at the University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. In 2008, Billinton won the IEEE Canada Electric Power Medal for his research and application of reliability concepts in electric power system. In 2007, Billinton was elected a Foreign Associate of the United States National Academy of Engineering for “contributions to teaching, research and application of reliability engineering in electric power generation, transmission, and distribution systems."
David Henry Auston is a Canadian-American physicist, known for his work on terahertz technology, and in particular, the development of the Auston switch.
Charles Albert Zukowski is a professor and former chair of the Department of Electrical Engineering at Columbia University. Zukowski was born in Buffalo, New York. While still a student at MIT, from 1979 to 1982, Zukowski worked at the Thomas J. Watson Research Center. He received his BS in Electrical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1982. He received the IBM PhD Fellowship from 1982 to 1985; in 1985 he earned his PhD in Electrical Engineering with a thesis entitled "Design and measurement of a reconfigurable multi-microprocessor machine". The same year, he joined the faculty of Columbia University as Assistant Professor, and was awarded tenure in 1993. Zukowski is an active member of IEEE and was made an IEEE Fellow in 2000. Zukowski's present research focuses on VLSI circuits and integrated circuit (IC) optimization, though in the past he has published in the fields of systems biology and computer architecture.
Herbert Bristol Dwight was an American-Canadian electrical engineer.
James John Smith was an Irish applied mathematician and electrical engineer whose career was mostly spent at General Electric (GE) in.