American electrical engineer (1923–2005)
Jack St. Clair Kilby (November 8, 1923 – June 20, 2005) was an American electrical engineer. He helped discover the first integrated circuit while working at Texas Instruments (TI) in 1958.
|Born||November 8, 1923|
Jefferson City, Missouri, U.S.
|Died||June 20, 2005 (aged 81)|
Dallas, Texas, U.S.
|Alma mater||University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign|
University of Wisconsin–Madison
|Awards||Nobel Prize in Physics (2000)|
National Medal of Science (1969)
IEEE Medal of Honor (1986)
Charles Stark Draper Prize (1989)
Computer Pioneer Award (1993)
Kyoto Prize (1993)
Harold Pender Award (2000)
|Fields||Physics, electrical engineering|
He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics on December 10, 2000. Kilby was also the co-inventor of the handheld calculator and the thermal printer.
- ↑ The Nobel Prize in Physics 2000. Nobelprize.org. Retrieved on 2013-11-21.
- ↑ "The Chip that Jack Built". IT Invention. Retrieved 27 May 2014.