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Letitia Chitty

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Letitia Chitty M.A., C.Eng,. F.R.Ae.S., M.I.C.E., (15 July 1897 - 29 September 1982) structural research engineer associated particularly with dams.

She became a respected structural analytical engineer, achieving several firsts for women engineers, including becoming the first female fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society and the first female recipient of the Telford Medal.[1]

1969 She was awarded the Telford Gold Medal - the highest award of the Institution of Civil Engineers.[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. Wikipedia
  2. The Engineer 1969/09/25