Mechanical Engineering (James Watt Chair)


The James Watt Chair of Theory and Practice of Heat Engines was founded by the Institution of Engineers and Shipbuilders in Scotland in 1921, in commemoration of the death of the instrument maker and inventor James Watt (1736-1819). The name was changed to the James Watt Chair of Mechanical Engineering in 1951.


Mechanical Engineering (James Watt Chair)
Award Type: Professorships
Year Founded: 1921
Record last updated: 11th Jul 2014

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