Profiles in Science
Read about men and women who pursued careers in science
Biographies of Minorities in Science
The JGH Biography project highlights the contribution
of minorities to science.
Profiles in Science Series
This site celebrates twentieth-century leaders in biomedical
research and public health. It makes the archival collections
of prominent scientists, physicians, and others who
have advanced the scientific enterprise available to
the public through modern digital technology.
The Faces of Science: African-Americans in
Profiles more than 100 African-American men and women
who have contributed to the advancement of science and
Great Engineering Achievements of the 20th
How many of the 20th century's greatest engineering
achievements will you use today? A car? Computer? Telephone?
Explore a list of the top 20 achievements, and learn
how engineering shaped a century and changed the world.
Some Faces of Engineering
Engineers Week recognizes the accomplishments of all engineers.
The New Faces of Engineering program highlights the interesting
and unique work of young engineers and the resulting impact
on society. Young engineers two to five years out of school
are the focus of this recognition program. Engineers Week
sponsoring societies nominated young working engineers
from among their membership.
The Women of NASA
The Women of NASA resource was developed to encourage
more young women to pursue careers in math, science, and
technology. Throughout history, women have made valuable
contributions to these fields. Although these disciplines
are still dominated by men, and these women are seen as
exceptions, there is a growing appreciation of cultural
and gender diversity in the workplace. The Women of NASA
interactive project showcases outstanding women who are
enjoying successful careers and demonstrates how these
women balance personal and professional responsibilities.
Smithsonian: Inventors and Inventions
Several inventions and their inventors are found here.