Robert Oppenheimer, often called the 'father of the atomic bomb,' led the Manhattan Project, the program that developed the first nuclear weapon during World War II. Recommended by Rosie Revere Engineer, book by Andrea Beaty.
German-born U. civil engineer, John Roebling was a pioneer in the design of steel suspension bridges. His best known work is the Brooklyn Bridge. Recommended by Andrea Beaty, author of Rosie Revere Engineer.
William Sylvester Harley (December 1880 – September was a co-founder of the Harley-Davidson Motor Company. He was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in and received a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin–Madison in