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The #Engineering Greats We Lost in 2016 #electronicdesign

The #Engineering Greats We Lost in 2016 #electronicdesign

With the deaths of celebrities ranging from David Bowie and Prince to Carrie Fisher to Muhammad Ali, 2016 will be remembered as a year the world lost no small number of its greats. Closer to home, 2016 also saw the loss of several engineering luminaries. Thomas Johnstone McWiggan Died: 1/2/16 McWiggan was a British engineer who focused his career on radar, navigation, and communication engineering. Among his chief contributions to the field was a post as an officer of the IEEE Professional Technical Group on Aerospace and Navigational Electronics. He advocated for the adoption of the UK Microwave Landing System (DMLS) over the American TRSB. Related 2016’s Embedded Technology Highlights The 2016 Career Report: Semiconductor Designers Outpace Average Engineering Salaries Top 50 Employers in Electronic Design: 2016 Wesley Allison Clark Died: 2/22/16 Clark was an American phy...

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