Thomas Hughes QC was an English lawyer, judge, politician and author. He is most famous for his novel Tom Brown s .Thomas Parke Hughes was an American historian of technology. He was an emeritus professor of history at the University of Pennsylvania and a visiting .Thomas Hughes, born Oct. , , Uffington, Berkshire, Eng d , Brighton, Sus. , British jurist, reformer, and novelist .Thomas J.R. Hughes. Peter O Donnell Jr. Chair in Computational and Applied Mathematics. Professor of Aerospace Engineering and .Thomas J. R. Hughes earned his Ph.D. in engineering science from the University of California, Berkeley. He is professor of aerospace engineering and .