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Wilson in August 2005

David Gordon Wilson (11 February 1928 – 2 May 2019) was a British engineer. He served as a professor of engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the United States. He is known for, along with Chester Kyle, starting the modern recumbent bicycle movement in the US. Wilson also invented carbon tax in 1973.[1] He co-founded Wilson TurboPower, a company focused on the development of microturbines, in 2001. He was born in Warwickshire.

Wilson died on 2 May 2019 in Winchester, Massachusetts. He was 91.[2]

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