(28 Jan 1827 - 28 Dec 1907)
American engineer and inventor who was ASME's 5th president, and chief engineer of the Nigara Falls Power Company. He designed the first large dynamos for the Niagara Fall power plant (1890), and was also a pioneer in photography by artificial light.
Science Quotes by Coleman Sellers (1 quote)
The engineer who counts cost as nothing as compared to the result, who holds himself above the consideration of dollars and cents, has missed his vocation.
— Coleman Sellers
Presidents Address (1886), Transactions of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1887), 8, 678.