Famous people who have used modern languages to get ahead in life include: Rowan Atkinson. Sir Duncan Michael - Scotish Structural Engineer ARUP
James Goodfellow - Electrical Engineer - Designed the PIN code we use with all card transactions. Thomas Graham Brown - the engineer behind the invention of medical ultrasound. Sir Robert Alexander Watson-Watt (1892-1973), engineer, inventor, and pioneer of RADAR. Neil Alden Armstrong was an American astronaut, engineer, and the first person to walk on the Moon. He was also an aerospace engineer, naval aviator, test pilot, and university professor.