Awards & Winners

John Ericsson

Date of Birth 31-July-1803
Place of Birth LÃ¥ngbanshyttan
Nationality United States of America, Sweden
Profession Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Inventor
John Ericsson was a Swedish-American inventor and mechanical engineer, as was his brother Nils Ericson. He was born at Långbanshyttan in Värmland, Sweden, but primarily came to be active in England and the United States. He is remembered best for designing the steam locomotive Novelty and the ironclad ship USS Monitor.

Awards by John Ericsson

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Rumford Prize
(For his improvements in the management of heat, particularly as shown in his caloric engine of 1858.)