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Top Ten Greatest Engineers of All Time

Considering Engineering for your undergraduate education? Be inspired by these engineers, from all walks of life and all disciplines, who have laid the foundations to what you could be studying.

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7. Elon Musk

Engineer, businessman, inventor, genius - four of the many labels oft attached to South African-born Canadian Musk. Founder of SpaceX - which will almost certainly be taking the average joe on holiday to space sooner rather than later - Tesla Motors - electric cars that actually, you know, work - and SolarCity, which provide solar panels for businesses all over the world. Remember the name, but then again, how could you forget one as unusual as that?