Herbert Edward Terrick Haultain (1869-1961)
Herbert Edward Terrick Haultain was born in Brighton, England. As a young man, he attended the School of Practical Science in Toronto and graduated with a degree in Civil Engineering in 1889. During his time at SPS, he served as the first student president of the Engineering Society from 1888-1889. He joined the Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering as a professor in 1910.  
Haultain is well-known for his contributions to the mining engineering field, including his invention of the Superpanner and the Infrasizer. Haultain was also responsible for initiating the creation of the Ritual of the Calling of the Engineer (also known as the Iron Ring Ceremony). As part of the ceremony, students receive a ring that is worn on the pinky of their writing hand to remind them of their professional duties.