Category Archives: Engineering

#668 John Dunlop / Hiram Maxim – 5 February 1840

John Dunlop John Dunlop (5 February 1840 – 23 October 1921) was a Scottish inventor and veterinary surgeon. Familiar with making rubber devices, he re-invented pneumatic tyres for his child’s tricycle and developed them for use in cycle racing. He … Continue reading

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#533 Tom Scholz / Kim Campbell / Paul Condon – 10 March 1947

Tom Scholz Donald Thomas “Tom” Scholz (born March 10, 1947) is an American rock musician, songwriter, guitarist, keyboardist, inventor, and mechanical engineer, best known as the founder of the band Boston. He is also the inventor of the Rockman guitar amplifier. Kim Campbell Avril Phædra Douglas “Kim” Campbell, PC, CC, QC (born March 10, 1947) is … Continue reading

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