John Eaves was a Starfleet engineering division officer who worked on the construction of the USS Enterprise-B. (Star Trek Generations set artwork)
He would later be part of the spaceframe development team that assisted in the construction of the USS Enterprise-E. (Star Trek films set artwork)
Eaves's name was listed on the dedication plaque of the
Enterprise-B and -E. He was named for John Eaves, the designer of several
Star Trek ships including the
Enterprise-B and -E.